Derek Jeter left today’s Yankees-Orioles game after getting hit on the hand by a Jake Arrieta pitch. It happened in the third inning, and Jeter tried to stay in the game, but he left in the fifth.
Good news: no break. X-Rays are negative and it’s being reported that Jeter is day-to-day, as are we all.
We know Clayton Kershaw will oppose Dallas Keuchel in Game 1 of the World Series. We now know the rest of the Dodgers’ rotation order, per Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times. After Kershaw, it’ll be Rich Hill, then Yu Darvish, followed by Alex Wood.
No surprise, that’s the same order the Dodgers used in the NLCS against the Cubs. Dodger starters combined to post a 2.67 ERA with 31 strikeouts and four walks across 27 innings in the NLCS.
The Astros haven’t yet announced their rotation order, but we can safely assume Justin Verlander will follow Keuchel in Game 2.