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MLB Reveals Start Times for Astros in ALCS

Isaiah De Los Santos
MLB has revealed the start times for the Houston Astros ahead of their ALCS appearance.
MLB has revealed the start times for the Houston Astros ahead of their ALCS appearance. / (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Houston Astros are back in the ALCS after their exciting win over the Seattle Mariners in the ALDS. Though Houston's opponent is still to be determined, fans are eager to know when their team will be playing.

On Sunday, MLB revealed the start times for the ALCS.

Game 1 in Houston features a start time of 7:37 p.m. ET. Then the Astros will suit up the next day again at 7:37 p.m. ET for Game 2. Check out the full schedule and TV channels for this series below:

  • Game 1: Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 7:37 p.m. ET (TBS)
  • Game 2: Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7:37 p.m. ET (TBS)
  • Game 3: Saturday, Oct. 22 at 5:07 p.m. ET (TBS)
  • Game 4: Sunday, Oct. 23 at 7:07 p.m. ET (TBS)
  • Game 5*: Monday, Oct. 24 at 4:07 p.m. ET (TBS, *if necessary)
  • Game 6*: Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 6:07 p.m. ET (TBS, *if necessary)
  • Game 7*: Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7:37 p.m. ET (TBS, *if necessary)

The 1-seed Astros will have home-field advantage over the Cleveland Guardians or New York Yankees throughout this series. Houston hosts in Game 1 and 2. Then the Astros will head on the road for Games 3-5. If a Game 6 or 7 is necessary, then the ALCS heads back to Minute Maid Park.

Houston may know its ALCS opponent by Sunday night as the Guardians look to close things out in Game 4 of their ALDS matchup. MLB odds on FanDuel Sportsbook favor the Yankees (-164) to win and force a Game 5.

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