Oct 18, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Phil Coke (middle) celebrates with teammates on the field after game four of the 2012 ALCS against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park. The Tigers won 8-1 to sweep the series and advance to the World Series. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
The quick version: all games start at 8:00 PM (eastern) and will be broadcast by Fox.
The slightly longer version:
Game One: Wednesday, October 24: 8:07 PM at NL Champion
Game Two: Thursday, October 25: 8:07 PM at NL Champion
Game Three: Saturday, October 27: 8:07 PM at Detroit
Game Four: Sunday, October 28: 8:15 PM at Detroit
Game Five: Monday, October 29: 8:07 PM at Detroit*
Game Six: Wednesday, October 31: 8:07 PM at NL Champion*
Game Seven: Thursday, November 1: 8:07 PM at NL Champion*
*If necessary, of course.
Of particular good news to Detroiters: no late games, even for potential games taking place in San Francisco. I couldn’t take the combination of high-stress games and sleep deprivation.
We still don’t know who the opponent will be, but we know the dates, the times, and the Tigers’ starting rotation.