Astros Set Starting Pitchers for First Three Games of ALDS Against Royals
Late Wednesday, the Houston Astros announced their starting pitchers for the first three games of the ALDS series against the Kansas City Royals. The Royals have home-field advantage and the series starts tonight, October 8, in Kansas City.
The Royals finished the 2015 season with the best record in the American League, with a (95-67) record.
Game 1- Thursday, October 8
6:30pm on FS1, 6:05pm on 1340 The Fan
HOU- Collin McHugh (pictured) (19-7) 3.89 ERA
@ KC- Yordano Ventura (13-8) 4.08 ERA
Game 2- Friday, October 8
2:30pm on FS1, 2:05pm on 1340 The Fan
HOU- Scott Kazmir (7-11) 3.10 ERA
@ KC- Johnny Cueto (11-13) 3.44 ERA
Game 3- Sunday, October 10
3:00pm on MLBN, 2:35pm on News/Talk 790, KFYO
KC- Edison Volquez (13-9) 3.55 ERA
@ HOU- Dallas Keuchel (20-8) 3.48 ERA, regular season; (1-0) 0.00 ERA 2015 Postseason
Game 4- Monday, October 11 (if nec.)
Game 5- Wednesday, October 13 (if nec.)
The winner of the Astros- Royals series will play the winner of the Rangers- Blue Jays series in the ALCS.