La Russa back in postseason with White Sox against Astros

Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker Jr. watches during a baseball practice Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, in Houston. The Astros will host the Chicago White Sox in an American League Division Series game Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa walks off the field after making a pitching change in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington Texas, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Strasen)

HOUSTON — A three-time World Series winner, Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa certainly couldn’t be nervous as his team prepares for the opener of a best-of-five AL Division Series against the Houston Astros on Thursday.