Morton will start ALCS Game 3 for Astros

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Morton will take the mound when the series moves to Yankee Stadium on Monday at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. He follows Dallas Keuchel and Justin Verlander in Houston’s postseason rotation.

Game Date Time Matchup TV
Gm 1 Oct. 13 8 p.m. NYY @ HOU FS1
Gm 2 Oct. 14 4 p.m. NYY @ HOU FOX
Gm 3 Oct. 16 8 p.m. HOU @ NYY FS1
Gm 4 Oct. 17 TBD HOU @ NYY FS1
*Gm 5 Oct. 18 TBD HOU @ NYY FS1
*Gm 6 Oct. 20 TBD NYY @ HOU FS1
*Gm 7 Oct. 21 TBD NYY @ HOU FS1

Righty Morton started the Astros’ series-clinching Game 4 win over the Red Sox in the AL Division Series presented by Doosan. In his first postseason start since he was a Pirate in 2013, Morton went 4 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on seven hits with six strikeouts.

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Brad Peacock had started Game 3 for the Astros in the ALDS, but he lasted just 2 2/3 innings, allowing three runs on six hits in the Astros’ 10-3 loss.

Morton beat the Yankees in his only start against them this season, going 5 2/3 innings and allowing four runs with 10 strikeouts.

David Adler is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @_dadler. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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