Astros' manager A.J. Hinch has set his lineup for game one against the Royals in the 2015 American League Division Series -- Jose Altuve, George Springer, Carlos Correa, Colby Rasmus, Evan Gattis (DH), Luis Valbuena, Chris Carter, Jason Castro, and Jake Marisnick. Collin McHugh is on the mound.
Lineup pic.twitter.com/YDn2Mfxou6— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) October 8, 2015
The key difference from the Wild Card game is in center field, Jake Marisnick is in place for Carlos Gomez. Gomez has been dealing with a strained intercostal injury. He hit a home run against the Yankees, but also appears to strain his injury in a later at-bat. Evan Drellich is reports he will be in the lineup tomorrow and can be used today.
Gomez to play tomorrow. Hinch said he felt it in game in New York. Gomez available today.— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) October 8, 2015
Valbuena, Carter, and Castro move up in the lineup with Marisnick taking over the nine hole.