NEW YORK (WFAN) — Hall of Famer John Smoltz joined Mike Francesa on Tuesday to preview ALCS Game 4 between the Yankees and Astros.
But looking farther ahead than Tuesday’s game, Francesa asked Smoltz, a Fox Sports analyst, whether Astros starters Dallas Keuchel and Justin Verlander should make any adjustments before they face the Yankees again in Game 5 and, if necessary, Game 6.READ MORE: NYC Announces First-In-The-Nation Vaccine Mandate For Private Companies
Smoltz’s answer was no.READ MORE: Negative COVID Test Needed To Enter U.S., As Officials Try To Slow Spread Of Omicron
“The blueprint for success has not changed against the Yankees, and that is, if you make your pitches with breaking balls and sliders, you will have a better chance to be successful,” the Atlanta Braves great said. “If you don’t, you’re going to get beat up. The blueprint’s the same. You don’t deviate from it.”MORE NEWS: Police: Man Brandishing Wooden Daggers Threatens To Kill Woman On Subway
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