Pitching: RHP Charlie Morton (14-7, 3.62)
Globe Sports 10/9/2017 4:09:59 PM
Red Sox Lineup
Pitching: RHP Rick Porcello (11-17, 4.65)
Globe Sports 10/9/2017 4:08:56 PM
Pregame notes: The Sox forced Game 4 with a 10-3 victory on Sunday. They are 27-14 in playoff games at Fenway Park since 1999. …Rick Porcello is 0-3 with a 5.40 ERA in 10 career playoff games. He has a 5.82 ERA in three starts. Porcello faced Houston for an inning of relief in Game 1 and retired all three batters he faced. … Charlie Morton, the pride of Joel Barlow High in Redding, Conn., is making his second career playoff start. He faced the Cardinals in 2013 and allowed two runs over 5.2 innings. Morton faced the Sox at Fenway on Sept. 29 and allowed two runs over 5.1 innings. … The Astros have outscored the Sox 19-14 in the series.
– Peter Abraham
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