The last time both LCS went seven games was 2004, before that 2003, and before that... never, since the LCS was expanded to seven games in 1985. That’s twice in 35 seasons before this year.
So you’re seeing a bit of history tonight. Enjoy!
Here’s all the info you’ll need for today’s game.
Series tied 3-3.
Ian Anderson, RHP vs. Dustin May, RHP
In regard to May:
On the other hand:
Dustin May is starting NLCS Game 7 on 1 day of rest after a 2 IP start in G5— Sarah Langs (@SlangsOnSports) October 18, 2020
He's the 4th pitcher in postseason history to make a winner-take-all start on 1 day rest after a start, joining:
1947 WS Spec Shea
1940 WS Bobo Newsom
1934 WS Dizzy Dean
Each went 8+ IP in prior start
And all of those were more than 70 years ago. So, ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
TV: Fox-TV (check local listings). Announcers: Joe Davis, John Smoltz, Ken Rosenthal and Tom Verducci
This will be the only thread for today’s game. Enjoy, and discuss amongst yourselves.