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Sports Minute: Glasnow, Snell to start first 2 World Series games for Rays

1 month 2 weeks 4 hours ago Monday, October 19 2020 Oct 19, 2020 October 19, 2020 12:26 PM October 19, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tyler Glasnow will start Tuesday night's World Series opener for the Tampa Bay Rays against the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Blake Snell will be on the mound for Game 2 on Wednesday night.

Glasnow, a 27-year-old right-hander, was 5-1 with a 4.08 ERA in 11 starts during the regular season and 2-1 with a 4,66 ERA in four postseason starts. His fastball averaged nearly 98 mph this season.

Snell, a 27-year-old left-hander who won the 2018 AL Cy Young Award, was 4-2 with a 3.24 ERA in 11 regular-season starts and 2-2 with a 3.20 ERA in four postseason starts.

Clayton Kershaw appeared to be the likely choice to start Game 1 for the Dodgers.

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