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American League Championship Series Game 6: Blue Jays vs. Royals, Friday 10/23, 7:07 CT

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Once again, it's win or go home for Toronto.

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As I mentioned the other day, when all of us were paying a bit more attention to some other series that was going on, the Blue Jays are trying to do to the Royals what Kansas City did to Toronto exactly 30 years ago -- come back from down three games to one to win the series.

Different players, different teams, many of these players weren't even born in October 1985.

Still, you'd have to give the Jays at least a fighting chance with David Price on the mound. Price threw six shutout innings in Game 2, then gave up five runs in the seventh. Why John Gibbons waited so long to lift him is beyond me. You can bet Joe Maddon wouldn't have done that, although the Toronto bullpen is kind of a tire fire.

Yordano Ventura, Price's opponent in Game 2, gets the call for K.C. He got hit pretty hard by the Jays in Game 2: eight hits, 97 pitches in 5⅓ innings. So this series might not be over after all.

For those of us who no longer have a team in the tournament, there's a real good reason to root for a Blue Jays win: if they lose, we'll have three days with no baseball instead of two, as the World Series doesn't begin until Tuesday.

The game is on FS1. Announcers: Joe Buck, Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci.

Baseball-reference.com game preview

MLB.com Gameday

This will be the only thread for tonight's game. Enjoy, and discuss amongst yourselves.