Major League Baseball: American League Division Series to Begin

— October 2, 2014

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Starting today at 5 p.m. ET, RDS and RDS2 will present the Major League Baseball (MLB) AMERICAN LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES. 

In one series, the DETROIT TIGERS and their impressive rotation of starting pitchers, led by   Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander, will try to keep the big hitters of the BALTIMORE ORIOLES in check. In the other series, the KANSAS CITY ROYALS, who eliminated the Oakland Athletics in a thrilling wild card game on Tuesday, will take on Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and the LOS ANGELES ANGELS OF ANAHEIM

ALAIN USEREAU and MARC GRIFFIN will handle the play-by-play and colour commentary respectively for all Division Series games. 

During the coming weeks, RDS will also provide exclusive French-language coverage of the AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES and every game of the WORLD SERIES

Broadcast schedule for Division Series on RDS and RDS2: 

Thursday October 2
Game 1 Tigers vs. Orioles 5:30 p.m. ET RDS2
Game 1 Royals vs. Angels 9 p.m. ET RDS

Friday October 3
Game 2 Tigers vs. Orioles 12 p.m. ET RDS2
Game 2 Royals vs. Angels 9:30 p.m. ET RDS2

Sunday October 5
Game 3 Orioles vs. Tigers 3:30 p.m. ET RDS2
Game 3 Angels vs. Royals 7:30 p.m. ET RDS

Monday October 6
Game 4 Orioles vs. Tigers T.B.C. (if necessary)
Game 4 Angels vs. Royals T.B.C. (if necessary)

Wednesday October 8
Game 5 Tigers vs. Orioles T.B.C. (if necessary)
Game 5 Royals vs. Angels T.B.C. (if necessary)

The broadcast times for Games 4 and 5 of the Division Series will be announced as soon as the schedule is confirmed by MLB. Please consult the “sur nos ondes” section of RDS.ca for full details. 

Fans can also visit RDS.ca for all the latest MLB-related news, stats and highlights.


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