The Minnesota Twins have advanced to the American League Divisional Series, and as the #3 seed in the American League, will face the #2 seed Astros starting Saturday in Houston.

The Twins finished the regular season as the American League Central Division Champions, with a record of 87-75, before sweeping the Toronto Blue Jays in the wildcard round with a pair of wins at Target Field this week.

The Astros finished as the American League West Champions with a record of 90-72. The Twins and Astros faced each other six times this season, with the Twins winning four of those games.

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The two teams in the other ALDS series are Baltimore Orioles (#1) and Texas Rangers #5).

The League Championship Series are best-of-five, and you can see all four matchups below.
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2023 ALDS Round Schedule

  • SAT 10/7: Minnesota at Houston, 3:45 pm (TV: FS1, Radio: AM 1390/97.9 FM KRFO) -- Radio pregame starts at 2:45 pm.
  • SUN 10/8: Minnesota at Houston, 7:03 pm (TV: FS1, Radio: AM 1390/97.9 FM KRFO) -- Radio pregame starts at 6:00 pm.
  • TUE 10/10: Houston at Minnesota, 3:07 pm (TV: FOX, Radio: AM 1390/97.9 FM KRFO) -- Radio pregame starts at 2:00 pm.
  • WED 10/11: Houston at Minnesota, Time TBD (if necessary)
  • FRI 10/13: Minnesota at Houston, Time TBD (if necessary)

Probable ALDS Round Starters

  • Game One: MIN - TBD vs. HOU - Justin Verlander (16-11)
  • Game Two: MIN - TBD vs. HOU - Framber Valdez (12-11)
  • Game Three: MIN - TBD vs. HOU - TBD
  • Game Four: MIN - TBD vs. HOU - TBD
  • Game Five: MIN - TBD vs. HOU - TBD

LOOK: 50 images of winning moments from sports history

Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.

Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.

Gallery Credit: Peter Richman

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