Dusty Baker announced that the Sinaloan pitcher will have the responsibility of starting the second game at Minute Maid Park
HOUSTON – The Handler of the Astros, Dusty Baker, announced on Tuesday that Mexican law Jose Urquidy will be the team’s starter for the Second Game of the World Series that will play on Wednesday, at Minute Maid Park in Houston against the Atlanta Braves.
For its part, the ninth of Atlanta will start the game from the mound with Max Fried.
Venezuelan right-hander Luis García will take the mound when the World Series move to Atlanta on Friday for the Third Game, as confirmed Baker.
Garcia will follow Dominican left-hander Framber Valdez (Game 1), 27, already Urquidy (Game 2), 26, in the rotation of Houston for the World Series.
The Stars have yet to announce their starter for the fourth game.
The 24-year-old rookie bounced back from two difficult outings against the Chicago White Sox and Boston Red Sox in the American League Division and Championship Series, respectively, completing 5.2 blanks with one hit allowed for take the Astros to raise the pennant of the Young Circuit, in Game 6 last Friday.
The rookie right-hander has a 7.94 ERA in his postseason career.