Astros pick Verlander for Game 2, Greinke for Game 3Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) delivers against the New York Yankees during the first inning of Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
''Greinke gets to hit. That's going to be fun for him,'' Astros manager AJ Hinch said Monday.
Greinke has a .225 batting average with nine homers, including three this season for Arizona before he was traded to Houston on July 31.
Houston plans a bullpen game for Game 4 on Saturday.
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