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Open Thread for Friday's Playoff Games

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We have baseball all day today, kind of the way I picture heaven, other than the Blue Jays will be playing.

The first one starts at noon eastern, Tigers @ Orioles. The Tigers really need a better showing than yesterday.


Today's Lineups

Ian Kinsler - 2B Nick Markakis - RF
Torii Hunter - RF Alejandro De Aza - LF
Miguel Cabrera - 1B Adam Jones - CF
Victor Martinez - DH Nelson Cruz - DH
J.D. Martinez - LF Steve Pearce - 1B
Nick Castellanos - 3B J.J. Hardy - SS
Alex Avila - C Ryan Flaherty - 3B
Andrew Romine - SS Caleb Joseph - C
Rajai Davis - CF Jonathan Schoop - 2B
Justin Verlander - RHP Wei-Yin Chen - LHP
The second game is the Giants @ Nationals. That starts at 3:00 Eastern. Lineups:

Today's Lineups

Gregor Blanco - CF Denard Span - CF
Joe Panik - 2B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Buster Posey - C Jayson Werth - RF
Pablo Sandoval - 3B Adam LaRoche - 1B
Hunter Pence - RF Ian Desmond - SS
Brandon Belt - 1B Bryce Harper - LF
Brandon Crawford - SS Wilson Ramos - C
Travis Ishikawa - LF Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B
Jake Peavy - RHP Stephen Strasburg -
At 6:30 Eastern we have the Cardinals @ Dodgers. No lineups yet. Starting pitchers are Adam Wainwright for the Cards and Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers. The last game is at 9:30 Eastern, Royals @ Angels. Starting pitchers are Yordano Ventura for the Royals an Matt Shoemaker for the Angels.