Eovaldi reacts to Bregman's social media post (1:40)
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Eovaldi, Cora shrug off Bregman Instagram video

A video posted to Alex Bregman's Instagram account, which showed the Astros hitting three straight home runs off Nathan Eovaldi, didn't draw much of a reaction from the Red Sox's ALCS Game 3 starter or manager Alex Cora.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Alex Cora on Chris Sale's health: "He's out of the hospital. He'll be here with us tomorrow. Everything's fine. So we'll see how he feels physically, and then after that we'll decide what we're going to do. We need him to get here first and then see how he feels. It's more than the Red Sox; it's about the individual. So everything I heard, he should be fine and it's a matter of him to show up and we'll talk to him and see how he feels physically and go from there."


Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Red Sox manager Alex Cora on Alex Bregman's Instagram post, which showed video from earlier this season when the Astros hit back-to-back-to-back homers off Boston's Game 3 starter Nathan Eovaldi. "It's always good that people talk about the game. If that's the reason they're talking about it, so be it.

Sale set to rejoin Red Sox after hospital release (0:57)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Rafael Devers had a nice game in Game 2 with a big hit and a couple nice plays in the field, but with lefty Dallas Keuchel starting for the Astros in Game 3, Eduardo Nunez will start at third base.


Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Rob Gronkowski: Fan throwing beer at Tyreek Hill goes too far.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Matthew Slater: Issues on kickoff coverage require more physicality and using hands/tackling better.

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Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots offensive snaps: Josh Gordon plays 63 as his role in offense increases (he had 18 apiece in Weeks 4-5). "I think we were preparing for that all week at practice. I was expecting a little heavy of a workload," he said, as Julian Edelman (71), Chris Hogan (47), Cordarrelle Patterson (6), Phillip Dorsett (3) and Matthew Slater (1) round out WR corps.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots defensive snaps: Jason McCourty (54) remains the starter at CB, with Eric Rowe (17) returning from missing three games due to injury and playing in sub packages.