The second day of the League Divisional Series resumes today with a full slate of games in both leagues. The Blue Jays and Rangers got through their first game without any fisticuffs, but the Jays laid a metaphorical smackdown on the Rangers in a 10-1 shelling in Game 1. J.A. Happ, who was one of the best free agent bargains last winter, goes for the Jays in Game 2 against Yu Darvish, who desperately needs to give the Rangers a win before they head back to Toronto. Jose Bautista antagonizes Rangers fans at noon today, on TBS and stream on TBS.com and the Watch TBS app.
At 3:30, its the Red Sox and Indians in Game 2. Cleveland won last night’s home run derby, although the Red Sox threatened a few times late in the game. David Price, who was knocked around by the Royals in Game 2 of the ALCS last year, goes for the Red Sox against potential Cy Young winner Corey Kluber. That game will also air on TBS as well as TBS.com and the Watch TBS app.
At 4:30, the Nationals and Dodgers get their series underway in Washington, and brother you are going to be treated to a terrific pitching matchup. Clayton Kershaw has been the best pitcher in baseball the last five seasons, and despite a back injury that kept him out a month, he tied for the lead in WAR among all pitchers, according to Fangraphs. He opposes Max Scherzer, who won 20 games and is fourth in WAR among all pitchers. The game will also put the spotlight on Bryce Harper and Trea Turner, one of the most exciting young players in baseball over the last two months. The game will be broadcast on FS1 with streaming on the Fox Sports Go app.
Finally, at 8:15 it will be the Cubs hosting the Giants, with all eyes on the Cubs to see if they can ride their magical season to break a century-long championship drought. The Giants will try to ride the wave of “even year” success and former Royals pitcher Johnny Cueto takes to the hill against Jake Arrieta. The game also airs on FS1 and the Fox Sports Go app.