The 27-year-old Valdes is off to the best start of the postseason pitcher after eight innings and abandoning one run. Boston red sox In Game 5 of the American League Championship series.He will be opposed to the Braves right-handed Charlie Morton..
“I’m looking forward to a very formidable enemy,” Astros manager Dusty Baker said on Sunday. “Once you reach the last two teams, no one can miss it.
“David [the Braves] I just killed Goliath. They have a good team. “
Astros’ Justice Lance McCullers was almost declared to be in the World Series after missing the ALCS due to the tightness of his forearms.Decision on center fielder Jake Mayers (Shoulder) is pending. The roster does not have to change to the league until Tuesday morning. The series features several connections between the Astros and the Braves, including Baker, Braves Manager, Brian Snitker, and the late Hank Aaron.
“Hank Aaron was hired [Snitker] Hank Aaron was very close to me, “Baker said. It will be the end story for all of us. “
Astros coach Troy Snitker is the son of the Braves manager, so there is a family connection between the teams. Since both teams missed the Fall Classic creation in last year’s match, the two have been discussing the possibility of a World Series meeting. “I can’t believe it,” said the young snicker. “It was what we were praying for and we wanted it to happen. I don’t know if we can imagine anything bigger than this for our family.”
Troy was asked who his mom would support.
“I don’t know,” he said with a smile. “I don’t know if she will applaud when something happens or when she cries. I think she’ll be confused.
“It’s cool to think that there are two pennants in the same house. One of us is bringing back the trophy.”
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Houston Astros Framber Valdez begins nodding to World Series Game 1 against Atlanta Braves Charlie Morton
https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/32466608/houston-astros-framber-valdez-gets-starting-nod-world-series-game-1-opposed-atlanta-braves-charlie-morton Houston Astros Framber Valdez begins nodding to World Series Game 1 against Atlanta Braves Charlie Morton