Lineups for ALDS Game 4 between Red Sox, Yankees

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The Red Sox will try to close out the ALDS with a win over the Yankees in the Bronx on Tuesday night. TBS will have the broadcast and first pitch is slated for 8:07 PM ET. Here are your lineups:

Red Sox

RF Mookie Betts
LF Andrew Benintendi
1B Steve Pearce
DH J.D. Martinez
SS Xander Bogaerts
2B Ian Kinsler
3B Eduardo Núñez
CF Jackie Bradley, Jr.
C Christian Vásquez

SP Rick Porcello

Pearce is back at first base with the lefty on the bump for the Yankees. Sandy Leon got the start behind the plate for the first two games of the series. Now Vásquez is getting his second consecutive start.

Yankees

CF Aaron Hicks
RF Aaron Judge
SS Didi Gregorius
DH Giancarlo Stanton
1B Luke Voit
3B Neil Walker
C Gary Sánchez
2B Gleyber Torres
LF Brett Gardner

SP CC Sabathia

Hicks is back in the lineup after sitting for Games 2 and 3. Miguel Andújar is notably absent. He’s 2-for-10 in the postseason thus far. Instead, Walker is drawing the start at third base. We know that’s not based on career matchup stats, as Walker is 1-for-14 with five strikeouts against Porcello in his career.

If the Red Sox can defeat the Yankees tonight, they will punch their ticket to the ALCS for the first time since 2013. The Yankees are hoping to stave off elimination and fight their way back into the ALCS after losing there in seven games to the Astros last year.

Tyler Glasnow scheduled to rejoin Rays’ rotation

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Tyler Glasnow is scheduled to rejoin the rotation at Cleveland after missing nearly 14 months because of Tommy John surgery.

The Rays’ Opening Day starter last year hasn’t pitched this season after undergoing the procedure on Aug. 4, 2021.

“I think we’re pretty confident he’ll be starting for us,” Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash said before the game with Toronto. “This is the first time he’s thrown pain-free in quite some time, so he’s encouraged by it.”

The 6-foot-8 right-hander went 5-2 with a 2.66 ERA in 14 starts last year and is a key addition as the Rays near a wild-card spot.

“Compared to the past, like, three years it feels way better as far as postday and the week leading into starts and stuff,” Glasnow said. “It’s good to have an UCL, you know.”

Cash said Glasnow will throw around 45 pitches in his initial outing, which should allow him to go two or three innings.

“Two innings of Glasnow is still a huge plus for our team,” Cash said. “Like to get three innings. If we do, great. If we don’t, that’s fine, too.”

Glasnow allowed one run, one hit, four walks and had 14 strikeouts over seven innings in four starts with Triple-A Durham.

“I’m really excited,” Glasnow said. “I’m approaching it like normal, staying on routine. Feels normal.”

Glasnow signed a two-year, $30.35 million contract that will delay the start of his free agency by one year last month. He’s making $5.1 million this year and will get $5.35 million next season and $25 million in 2024, which is the first year he would have been eligible for free agency.