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ALDS Game 2 Open Thread: Indians vs. Astros, Yankees vs. Red Sox

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Cleveland and Houston and New York and Boston, oh my!

Divisional Round - New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox - Game One Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images

The NLDS is taking a travel day today, so you get two ALDS Game 2s: Cleveland (0-1) at Houston (1-0) in the early game, and New York (0-1) at Boston (1-0) in the late game.

Cleveland Indians (91-71) at Houston Astros (103-59)

Time/Place: 4:37 p.m., Minute Maid Park
Series: 1-0, Houston
SB Nation sites: Let’s Go Tribe and The Crawfish Boxes
Media: TBS, TBS.com
Pitching matchup: RHP Carlos “Cookie” Carrasco (17-10, 3.38 ERA) vs. RHP Gerrit “Brandon Crawford’s brother-in-law” Cole (15-5, 2.88 ERA)

ALDS CLE-HOU Game 2 Pitching Matchup

Pitcher IP K% BB% FIP fWAR
Pitcher IP K% BB% FIP fWAR
Carrasco 192.0 29.5 5.5 2.94 5.3
Cole 200.1 34.5 8.0 2.70 6.3

ALDS CLE-HOU Game 2 Lineups

CLEVELAND ASTROS
CLEVELAND ASTROS
Francisco Lindor - SS George Springer - CF
Michael Brantley - LF Jose Altuve - 2B
Jose Ramirez - 2B Alex Bregman - 3B
Edwin Encarnacion - DH Yuli Gurriel - 1B
Josh Donaldson - 3B Marwin Gonzalez - LF
Yonder Alonso - 1B Carlos Correa - SS
Melky Cabrera - RF Tyler White - DH
Yan Gomes - C Josh Reddick - RF
Jason Kipnis - CF Martin Maldonado - C

New York Yankees (100-62) at Boston Red Sox (108-54)

Time/Place: 8:15 p.m., Fenway Park
Series: 1-0, Boston
SB Nation sites: Pinstripe Alley and Over the Monster
Media: TBS, TBS.com
Pitching matchup: RHP Masahiro “Masa” Tanaka (12-6, 3.75 ERA) vs. LHP David “Astro’s Dad” Price (16-7, 3.58 ERA)

ALDS NYY-BOS Game 2 Pitching Matchup

Pitcher IP K% BB% FIP fWAR
Pitcher IP K% BB% FIP fWAR
Tanaka 156.0 25.0 5.5 4.01 2.6
Price 200.1 24.5 6.9 4.02 2.7

We put this page up in the early afternoon, and at press time lineups aren’t available. You may have to hit “refresh” or “reload” on your browser, or check MLB’s game preview page; they may be up there by now.