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TBS to be Exclusive Home of 2018 American League Championship Series – Astros/Red Sox – Beginning Saturday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. ET


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2018 MLB POSTSEASON ON TBS
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018

TBS to be Exclusive Home of 2018 American League Championship Series – Astros/Red Sox – Beginning Saturday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. ET

TBS will exclusively televise the 2018 American League Championship Series (ALCS) presented by the Google AssistantHouston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox – beginning with Game 1 of the best-of-seven series on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. ET. The 108-win Red Sox will host Games 1 and 2 at historic Fenway Park against the defending World Series Champion Astros, who are attempting to become the first team since the 1998-2000 Yankees to win consecutive titles. Brian Anderson (play-by-play) will be joined by MLB on TBS analyst Ron Darling and reporter Lauren Shehadi to call the ALCS.

The MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by The Chrysler Pacifica will begin the network's ALCS coverage on Saturday at 7:30 p.m., featuring Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez, nine-time All-Star Gary Sheffield and former NL MVP Jimmy Rollins joining host Casey Stern for their third postseason together. The studio team will also offer postgame analysis on The Postseason Show on TBS.

The network's upcoming postseason schedule and production notes follow.

U P C O M I N G   G A M E S
Upcoming Games
 
A L   P O S T S E A S O N   S C H E D U L E
 

Saturday, Oct. 13

7:30 p.m. ET MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by The Chrysler Pacifica
Casey Stern, Pedro Martinez, Gary Sheffield & Jimmy Rollins

8 p.m. ALCS: Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox (Game 1)
Brian Anderson, Ron Darling & Lauren Shehadi

Postgame The Postseason Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

Sunday, Oct. 14

6 p.m.MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by The Chrysler Pacifica
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

7 p.m. ALCS: Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox (Game 2)
Anderson, Darling & Shehadi

PostgameThe Postseason Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

Tuesday, Oct. 16

4:30 p.m. MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by The Chrysler Pacifica
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

5 p.m. ALCS: Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros (Game 3)
Anderson, Darling & Shehadi

Postgame The Postseason Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

Wednesday, Oct. 17

8 p.m. MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by The Chrysler Pacifica
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

8:30 p.m. ALCS: Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros (Game 4)
Anderson, Darling & Shehadi

Postgame The Postseason Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

Thursday, Oct. 18

7 p.m. MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by The Chrysler Pacifica
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

8 p.m. ALCS: Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros (Game 5, if necessary)
Anderson, Darling & Shehadi

Postgame The Postseason Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

Saturday, Oct. 20

*4:30 p.m. MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by The Chrysler Pacifica
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

*5 p.m. ALCS: Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox (Game 6, if necessary)
Anderson, Darling & Shehadi

Postgame The Postseason Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

*Saturday's schedule will shift to a 7:30 p.m. pregame & 8 p.m. game time if there is NO NLCS Game 7

Sunday, Oct. 21

6:30 p.m. MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by The Chrysler Pacifica
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

7:30 p.m. ALCS: Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox (Game 7, if necessary)
Anderson, Darling & Shehadi

Postgame The Postseason Show on TBS
Stern, Martinez, Sheffield & Rollins

 
P R O D U C T I O N   N O T E S
 
TBS's coverage will bring fans close to the sounds of the game with enhanced audio via base microphones for every A.L. Postseason game.
The network's game coverage will also include Statcast presented by Amazon Web Services integration, analyzing player movements and highlighting batted ball data to give fans a greater understanding of the incredible athleticism and skill of the game's best players and teams.
TBS will also feature an expanded Pitch Cast strike zone overlay throughout October, featuring a new "four corners" look to be less obtrusive for fans.
 
      B / R   L I V E      
 
In addition to its exclusive live game telecasts on TBS and live simulcast streaming on TBS.com and the Watch TBS app, Turner Sports will provide fans with digital companion coverage via B/R Live.
B/R Live will offer baseball fans the ability to watch each team's batting practice ahead of every game televised by TBS during the MLB Postseason.
B/R Live is accessible via desktop and mobile through the official app for supported iOS and Android smartphones.
 
L I V E   S T R E A M I N G
 
Live streaming coverage of all MLB Postseason games airing on TBS will be available via www.tbs.com and the Watch TBS app.
Fans will be able to access the games whenever and wherever they desire by logging in with the user name and password provided by their TV service provider.
Additionally, all MLB on TBS Postseason game telecasts will be available in Spanish via SAP.
 
 
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