Merritt is scheduled to start Tuesday's ALCS tilt against the Blue Jays.

Mike Clevinger was initially slated to start Tuesday's matchup in Toronto, but it seems that manager Terry Francona wanted to ride Merritt, who filled in admirably at the end of the regular season. This change is conditional on Trevor Bauer's start Monday going poorly, in which case Corey Kluber would take the reins for Game 4, sliding Merritt to Game 5.

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