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KSTP Sports previews Twins-Astros playoff series

Chris Long
Updated: September 28, 2020 10:02 AM
Created: September 28, 2020 09:30 AM

The Twins begin the 2020 Major League Baseball playoffs on Tuesday at Target Field against the Houston Astros.  To get you set for the series, the KSTP Sports team breaks down what lies ahead.

Click the video box on this page to see Joe Schmit, Darren Wolfson and Chris Long discuss the looming first round series between the Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros

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The schedule for the best-of-three series is as follows:

  • Game 1: Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. (KSTP/ABC)
  • Game 2: Wednesday at Noon (ESPN2)
  • Game 3*: Thursday TBD

* = if needed

The Twins earned their second straight American League Central division title this summer and ended up the #3-seed in the American League.

Here's the complete schedule for all the games in the first round of the MLB playoffs:

American League

Houston Astros (6) at Minnesota Twins (3)

  • Game 1: Sept. 29, 2 p.m. ET (KSTP/ABC)
  • Game 2: Sept. 30, 1 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
  • Game 3: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

Chicago White Sox (7) at Oakland A's (2)

  • Game 1: Sept. 29, 3 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 2: Sept. 30, 3 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 3: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

Toronto Blue Jays (8) at Tampa Bay Rays (1)

  • Game 1: Sept. 29, 5 p.m. ET (TBS)
  • Game 2: Sept. 30, 4 p.m. ET (TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

New York Yankees (5) at Cleveland Indians (4)

  • Game 1: Sept. 29, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 2: Sept. 30, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 3: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

National League

Cincinnati Reds (7) at Atlanta Braves (2)

  • Game 1: Sept. 30, 12 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 2: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 2, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

Miami Marlins (6) at Chicago Cubs (3)

  • Game 1: Sept. 30, 2 p.m. ET (ABC)
  • Game 2: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 2, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

St. Louis Cardinals (5) at San Diego Padres (4)

  • Game 1: Sept. 30, 5 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
  • Game 2: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 2, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

Milwaukee Brewers (8) at Los Angeles Dodgers (1)

  • Game 1: Sept. 30, 10 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 2: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 2, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*


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