Both of the American League home teams, who were favored to win Friday, did so. Both won in convincing fashion.
Kevin Cash: We got Verlander’d.— Julia Morales (@JuliaMorales) October 4, 2019
I love Bob Costas… but enough with the bitching and moaning about baseball. This is the postseason. It’s the game’s biggest stage.— Jason Page (@TheBackPage) October 5, 2019
Nobody wants to hear you whining about how long the game is.
Jesus Christ… enough already.#ALDS
Dear Networks Who Broadcast Baseball,— ️ (@StaceGots) October 5, 2019
Can you hire people who actually like baseball to call the games? I'm sick of these older white men constantly complaining about the state of the game.
Here’s all the info you’ll need for today’s A.L. division series games. Which I know you will like, unlike certain broadcasters. (Those broadcasters will not be heard today.)
Game time for Twins/Yankees: 4 p.m. CT. TV: FS1. Announcers: Joe Davis, John Smoltz, Ken Rosenthal and Tom Verducci. Yankees lead series 1-0.
Game time for Rays/Astros: 8 p.m. CT. TV: FS1. Announcers: Announcers: Kenny Albert, Joe Girardi, A.J. Pierzynski and Jon Paul Morosi. Astros lead series 1-0.
Randy Dobnak (Twins) vs. Masahiro Tanaka (Yankees)
Blake Snell (Rays) vs. Gerrit Cole (Astros)
MLB.com Gameday for Twins/Yankees
MLB.com Gameday for Rays/Astros
Baseball-reference.com game preview for Twins/Yankees
Baseball-reference.com game preview for Rays/Astros
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This is the only thread for today’s night games. Enjoy, and discuss amongst yourselves.