Red Sox Vs. Astros Game 4 Lineups: No Changes For Boston From Game 3

Alex Cora is sticking with what's working


October 19, 2021

The Red Sox look to push the Astros to the brink of elimination Tuesday night.

Boston hosts Houston at Fenway Park for Game 4 of the American League Championship Series after a convincing 12-3 win Monday night in Game 3 helped the Red Sox take a 2-1 series lead.

Nick Pivetta will take the mound for the Red Sox opposite of Zack Greinke. Pivetta has dazzled in the postseason, while Greinke probably won’t give Astros fans much optimism for turning things around when it comes to their struggling pitching.

As for the lineups, Red Sox manager Alex Cora is sticking with what worked in Game 3 and will deploy the same lineup. Astros manager Dusty Baker largely is doing the same, with the exception of Jake Meyers returning to the lineup in center field.

First pitch is set for 8:08 p.m. ET. You can catch an hour of pre- and postgame coverage on NESN.

Here are the lineups for both teams:

Kyle Schwarber, 1B
Kiké Hernández, CF
Xander Bogaerts, SS
Rafael Devers, 3B
Alex Verdugo, LF
J.D. Martinez, DH
Hunter Renfroe, RF
Christian Vázquez, C
Christian Arroyo, 2B

Nick Pivetta, RHP (9-8, 4.53 ERA)

Jose Altuve, 2B
Michael Brantley, LF
Alex Bregman, 3B
Yordan Alvarez, DH
Carlos Correa, SS
Kyle Tucker, RF
Yuli Gurriel, 1B
Jake Meyers, CF
Martin Maldonado, C

Zack Greinke, RHP (11-6, 4.16 ERA)

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