Eddie Rosario returns to Braves 1st turn for World Series Game 2


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Eddie Rosario returns to Braves 1st turn for World Series Game 2

Eddie Rosario has been moved to the Atlanta Braves’ first inning against Houston right-hander Jose Urquidy in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night. Jorge Soler was moved to fifth place after hitting a home run off left-hander Framber Valdez to start Game 1.

Rosario, the MVP of the NL Championship Series, is in left field, followed by first baseman Freddie Freeman, second baseman Ozzie Albies, third baseman Austin Riley and Soler as designated hitter.

Right fielder Joc Pederson is hitting sixth, followed by center fielder Adam Duvall, catcher Travis d’Arnaud and shortstop Dansby Swanson.

Max Fried will pitch for the Braves, who won Game 1 6-2.

Left-hander Tucker Davidson replaced injured pitcher Charlie Morton on the Braves’ World Series roster.

Major League Baseball announced the move before Game 2 between the Braves and Astros on Wednesday night.

Morton came off the Braves’ first 6-2 win in the third inning, one inning after Yuli Gurriel hit him on the lower right leg with a hit that went 102 mph. The Braves said during the game that Morton tore his right fibula and will be out of the game until spring training.

Davidson, 25, had a 3.60 ERA in four major league starts this season, all in May and June, after making his major league debut in 2020. He was 2-2 with a 1.17 ERA in four Triple-leagues. To Gwinnett, who made his last appearance on October 3. He missed much of the season with a swelling in his left forearm.

Davidson has not appeared in any major league playoff games.


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