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Framber Valdez allowed one run on three hits and three walks while striking out nine across six innings during Friday's 7-4 win over the Rays in Game 6 of the ALCS.
Valdez limited the Rays to one run over six innings to pick up the win on Friday. Most of damage off Valdez came from an RBI double by Willy Adames. The 26-year-old threw a total of 101 pitches, landing 57 for strikes. Valdez has been outstanding in the postseason, posting a (3-1) record along with 1.88 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 26 strikeouts over 24 innings. After trailing in the series 3-0, the Astros have stormed back and forced a decisive Game 7 on Saturday.
Framber Valdez allowed two runs on four hits and four walks while striking out eight over six innings in Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Rays in Game 1 of the ALCS.
Valdez was saddled with the loss on Sunday, allowing two runs over six innings. He yielded a solo shot to Randy Arozarena and an RBI single to Mike Zunino. Valdez did issue four walks, but pitched well for the most part in Sunday's loss. The 26-year-old has pitched well this postseason, owning a (2-1) record along with a 2.00 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 17 strikeouts over 18 innings. Valdez will most likely start in Game 5 of the ALCS if necessary.
Framber Valdez named the Astros' Game 1 starter of the ALCS against the Rays.
Valdez allowed two runs on five hits while striking out four over seven innings to earn the win in his last playoff outing. He is (2-0) with a 1.50 ERA, 0.83 WHIP and nine strikeouts over 12 innings during the 2020 playoffs.
Framber Valdez picked up the win on Tuesday when he allowed two runs on five hits with four strikeouts and one walk across seven innings in the Astros 5-2 win over the A's in Game 2 of the ALDS.
Valdez was rock solid in this one, inducing 11 ground ball outs and limiting the A's to just five hits over his seven innings of work. His only real mistakes were a pair of solo homers to Khris Davis and Chad Pinder, respectively. The 'Stros are now one win away from reaching their fourth-consecutive ALCS.
Framber Valdez is scheduled to start Game 2 of the ALDS against the Athletics.
Valdez was brilliant in his last appearance, allowing two hits and two walks while striking out five over five scoreless innings. He owned a (5-3) record, 3.57 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and 76 strikeouts over 70 2/3 innings during the regular season. Valdez will look to keep things rolling on Tuesday.