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The Latest: Pitch counts climb as Astros nurse 2-1 lead


October 30, 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 6 of the World Series (all times local):

8:45 p.m.

Justin Verlander is through four innings but has needed 75 pitches to nurse a 2-1 lead. There's been some stirring in the Houston bullpen, but no one is throwing yet.

José Urquidy could be warming up soon. The 24-year-old righty rookie, who began the year in Double-A, dazzled with five shutout innings in Game 4 and is available.

Verlander escaped a first-and-second, one-out jam in the fourth. Catcher Robinson Chirinos went to the mound at one point to lock things in.

Stephen Strasburg had retired nine st...

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