The Boston Red Sox set their roster in anticipation for their best-of-7 series with the Houston Astros for the American League Championship that begins tonight, Friday, October 15th.

Notably absent are relievers Matt Barnes, Austin Davis and Garrett Richards.

Pitchers (13): Ryan Brasier, Nathan Eovaldi, Darwinzon Hernandez, Tanner Houck, Adam Ottavino, Martín Pérez, Nick Pivetta, Hansel Robles, Eduardo Rodriguez, Chris Sale, Hirokazu Sawamura, Josh Taylor, Garrett Whitlock

Catchers (2): Kevin Plawecki, Christian Vázquez

Infielders (5): Christian Arroyo, Xander Bogaerts, Bobby Dalbec, Rafael Devers, Travis Shaw

Outfielders (4): J.D. Martinez, Hunter Renfroe, Kyle Schwarber, Alex Verdugo

Infielder/Outfielders (2): Kiké Hernández, Danny Santana

The Red Sox open game 1 of the series tonight in Houston. Chris Sale is scheduled to take the mound in Game 1 and Nathan Eovaldi in Game 2. Hear the game on AM 1370 WDEA with the pregame starting at 7:07 p.m.

Boston Red Sox - Tampa Bay Rays Game 4 ALDS October 11, 2021

The Boston Red Sox played host to the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 4 of the American League Division Series. Here are photos from the game