The Cubs and the Astros survived the wild card round and now we move on to the division series. The American League is up first on Thursday with a pair of games beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET when the Texas Rangers square off against the Toronto Blue Jays. Yovani Gallardo gets the start for the Rangers while the Blue Jays will counter with 18-game winner David Price.
Later tonight, the Houston Astros will face the Kansas City Royals with coverage scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. ET. Collin McHugh will be on the mound for Houston while Kansas City will send out Yordano Ventura. Both games will be televised on FS1.
American League Division Series
Game 1: Texas Rangers vs Toronto Blue Jays
Game Date/Time: Thursday, October 8, 3:30 p.m. ET
Game 1: Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals
Game Date/Time: Thursday, October 8, 7:30 p.m. ET