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ALDS start times and how to watch the Indians face the Red Sox

It’s happening!

Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images

After way too much waiting, the start times for the 2016 ALDS have been announced. The Cleveland Indians will be hosting the Boston Red Sox, with Game 1 starting Thursday, 8:08 p.m. ET, on TBS.

Game Date Time TV CLE Probable BOS Probable
ALDS Game 1 Thursday, Oct 6 8:08p ET TBS Trevor Bauer Rick Porcello
ALDS Game 2 Friday, Oct 7 4:38p ET TBS Corey Kluber David Price
ALDS Game 3 Sunday, Oct 9 4:08p ET TBS Josh Tomlin TBD
ALDS Game 4 TBD (If needed) TBD (If needed) TBS TBD (If needed) TBD (If needed)
ALDS Game 5 TBD (If needed) TBD (If needed) TBS TBD (If needed) TBD (If needed)

This will be the first playoff game in Cleveland since 2013, when the Indians hosted the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League Wild Card. This will be the first playoff series for the Tribe since 2007, when they lost to the Boston Red Sox.

The announcing crew, also just revealed, will include MLB Network’s Sam Ryan, and SNY broadcaster Ron Darling.