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How in the heck do the Dodgers and Red Sox follow that?

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The Red Sox and the Dodgers played the longest World Series game in history last night, burning though pitchers and position players like crazy — someone refresh Nathan Eovaldi‘s IV, please — and watched it all end on a walkoff homer from Max Muncy.

Now they get to come back this evening and do it all over again. As you can see, however, who, exactly, will be doing it is unclear:

World Series Game 4

Red Sox vs. Dodgers
Ballpark: Dodger Stadium
Time: 8:09 PM Eastern
TV: FOX
Pitchers: Undecided vs. Undecided
Breakdown:

Alex Cora’s presumed Game 4 starter, Eovaldi, threw 97 pitches last night in his third game of work in a row. He’ll be packed in ice today, unavailable. Cora used every other pitcher he had except for Drew Pomeranz last night too. Question: if I told you that the Red Sox would take a 2-0 World Series lead and then might be forced, a couple of days later, to hand the ball to Drew Pomeranz in a pivotal, potentially series-shifting game, what would you think had happened in the interim? Some you should be ashamed of you for saying “plane crash,” but yeah, I get it.

As of now, Boston’s starter is “undecided.” If I had to guess I’d say Cora will ultimately go with Game 1 starter Chris Sale on three days’ rest followed by Eduardo Rodriguez, who pitched last night but not much. I suspect Pomeranz, who hasn’t pitched since the regular-season finale on September 30, will be in a “break glass in case of emergency” situation while everyone crosses their fingers and hopes things end quickly and/or in a blowout.

The Dodgers had named Rich Hill their Game 4 starter, and there’s no obvious reason why he could not go tonight, but early this morning, before everyone went back to their homes and hotels, Dave Roberts changed it to “undecided” as well. It would make sense for Hill to go, but it’s also possible that they too could bring back their Game 1 starter, Clayton Kerhsaw on short rest.

At this point, whichever team manages to not pass out from exhaustion can claim some form of victory tonight.

Skaggs Case: Federal Agents have interviewed at least six current or former Angels players

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The Los Angeles Times reports that federal agents have interviewed at least six current and former Angels players as part of their investigation into the death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.

Among the players questioned: Andrew Heaney, Noé Ramirez, Trevor Cahill, and Matt Harvey. An industry source tells NBC Sports that the interviews by federal agents are part of simultaneous investigations into Skaggs’ death by United States Attorneys in both Texas and California.

There has been no suggestion that the players are under criminal scrutiny or are suspected of using opioids. Rather, they are witnesses to the ongoing investigation and their statements have been sought to shed light on drug use by Skaggs and the procurement of illegal drugs by him and others in and around the club.

Skaggs asphyxiated while under the influence of fentanyl, oxycodone, and alcohol in his Texas hotel room on July 1. This past weekend, ESPN reported that Eric Kay, the Los Angeles Angels’ Director of Communications, knew that Skaggs was an Oxycontin addict, is an addict himself, and purchased opioids for Skaggs and used them with him on multiple occasions. Kay has told DEA agents that, apart from Skaggs, at least five other Angels players are opioid users and that other Angels officials knew of Skaggs’ use. The Angels have denied Kay’s allegations.

In some ways this all resembles what happened in Pittsburgh in the 1980s, when multiple players were interviewed and subsequently called as witnesses in prosecutions that came to be known as the Pittsburgh Drug Trials. There, no baseball players were charged with crimes in connection with what was found to be a cocaine epidemic inside Major League clubhouses, but their presence as witnesses caused the prosecutions to be national news for weeks and months on end.