Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros finalize roster ahead of World Series opener – .

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Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros finalize roster ahead of World Series opener – .


The Atlanta Braves have added right-hander Kyle Wright and pinch outfielder / runner Terrance Gore to the roster ahead of Tuesday night’s World Series opener against the Houston Astros, and right-hander Jacob Webb and player infielder Johan Camargo were dropped.
Infielder Marwin Gonzalez was added to the Houston roster and outfielder Jake Meyers was retired.

Wright hasn’t made a major league appearance since June 23. The 26-year-old last pitched on October 2, pitching seven white innings for Triple-A Gwinnett against Jacksonville. He was 0-1 with a 9.95 ERA in two big league games this year, and 10-5 with a 3.02 ERA in 24 starts for Gwinnett.

Wright started twice in the 2020 playoffs, pitching six scoreless innings against Miami to win Game 3 of the National League Division Series and allowing up seven points while getting just two strikeouts in taking the loss to Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the National League Series championship.

Gore was on the NLDS roster against Milwaukee and made an appearance, pinching the run for Joc Pederson in Game 2.

Gonzalez, a member of the 2017 World Series winning team from Houston, has not played since the last game of the regular season on October 3. .

Meyers injured his left shoulder crashing into a wall in Game 4 of the American League Divisional Series on Oct. 12 and hasn’t played since.

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