DETROIT -- The Pirates-Tigers game scheduled for Saturday afternoon has been postponed because of inclement weather moving into the area. The game will be played as part of a split doubleheader on Easter Sunday.
The first game is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. EDT, with the makeup game at 6:10 p.m.
The opening day game between Detroit and Pittsburgh on Thursday also was postponed because of rain and played Friday.
Michael Fulmer, Saturday's scheduled starter for the Tigers, is expected to face Pittsburgh's Trevor Williams in Sunday's early game. Detroit's starter for Game 2 is to be announced. The Pirates are expected to pitch right-hander Chad Kuhl.
Justin Verlander was asked Friday about former teammate David Price's inability to win a game as a starter in the postseason.
Eduardo Nunez says George Springer put a good hit on his RBI single in the second inning, but he had a chance to make the play.
Justin Verlander said his curve ball felt good and helped keep hitters guessing against the stacked Rex Sox lineup.
A.J. Hinch is impressed with the Astros for pulling out the Game 1 win, but says they need to cut down on mistakes.
Alex Cora says it "wasn't cool" to watch the Red Sox fall 7-2 to the Astros from his office after getting tossed for arguing the strike zone.
Carlos Correa is impressed with Houston's hitting against Chris Sale in Game 1.