Skip to main content

Start times for Games 1 and 2 of the ALDS are set

Playoff baseball starts on Friday for the Twins.
Willians Astudillo, Nelson Cruz

We now know the start times for Games 1 and 2 of the American League Division series between the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees. 

  • Game 1 is set for Friday, Oct. 4, with First Pitch at 6:07 p.m. CT and will air on MLB Network
  • Game 2 is Saturday, Oct. 5, with first pitch at 4:07 p.m. CT and will be aired on Fox Sports 1

The first two games will be played at Yankees Stadium before transitioning to Target Field for Games 3 and 4 but start times for the remaining three games of the series have not yet been announced.

We do know that Game 3 will be played on Monday, October 7 with games (if necessary) four and five set for Tuesday, Oct. 8 and Thursday, Oct. 10 respectively.

The Twins finished the 2019 season with a 101 wins, and bested the Yankees for the most team home runs (307) in single season.

Minnesota sports fans know the Yankees well, as they've defeated the Twins four times in the ALDS since 2003. In fact, the last time the Twins won a playoff game, was in 2004 at Yankee Stadium and since then, Minnesota has lost 13 consecutive playoff contests.

So hopefully the Twins can end more than once curse when the playoffs begin this weekend.

Related: New York trash talk starts with 'those wanna-be dragon-slayer Twins'

Next Up

police lights squad car dark - Unsplash

Sartell woman, 94, killed in collision with semi-truck

The crash happened in Haven Township near St. Cloud.

fire truck

Explosion reported near Hastings; man airlifted to hospital

Authorities say the victim has serious injuries.

Screen Shot 2022-10-05 at 2.30.07 PM

School faces uncertain future after land sold to Catholic nonprofit

The school near Marine on St. Croix sits on land that's just been sold.

BikeCarSceneMpls

Boy suffers 'life-threatening' injuries in car-bike collision in Minneapolis

Police said the driver is cooperating with the investigation.

North Memorial Health Hospital

Man dies from gunshot wounds after Minneapolis shooting

The death marked the 69th homicide of the year in the city.

image

Gallery: Island cabin is one of northernmost homes for sale in MN

Want to buy one of the northernmost homes on the market in Minnesota?

Screen Shot 2022-09-30 at 4.54.42 PM

Charges: Houston men robbed Edina bank of $110,000

A third suspect has not yet been identified.

Related

Randy Dobnak

Is Randy Dobnak for real or the next Boof Bonser?

Dobnak will likely start a playoff game for the Twins.

Kyle Gibson

Twins fall to Nationals, division lead down to 3.5 games

Minnesota opens a three-game series in Cleveland on Friday.

Jose Berrios

Berrios bounces back in series-opening win over the Nationals

The starting pitcher was dialed in from the start.

Blake_Snell,_Wilson_Ramos_(41371609524)

Twins and Rays would be ideal trade partners this winter

There's multiple starting pitchers Minnesota could trade for.

Byron Buxton

How does Byron Buxton fit into the Twins' future plans?

He'll be out 5-6 months with a shoulder injury.