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Rangers clinch first place, lock up Sox-Indians matchup

Rangers clinch first place, lock up Sox-Indians matchup

This is Francona's fourth season with the AL Central champion Indians, and he said he doesn't want this to be about him versus the AL East champ Red Sox.

That means the Rangers will host the wild-card victor beginning Thursday, with the Red Sox and Indians facing off in the other A.L. Division Series.

THE CROWD FOR Friday's matchup between Arizona and San Diego - the bottom two teams in the NL West - was announced at 42,651, the second-largest of the season at home for the Diamondbacks.

The Boston Red Sox announced Sunday that starting pitcher Rick Porcello will start Game 1 of the ALDS against the Cleveland Indians. So, whatever my feelings are need to remain my feelings and let the players, like I said, they've worked so hard for this.

The Red Sox won the season series between the two (4-2), so they have an advantage there. Also when Red Sox Manager John Farrell underwent treatment for cancer a year ago Francona was one of the guys that was there for him.

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"He's doing well", Francona said. Porcello will square off against Trevor Bauer, with Price and Corey Kluber following them in Game 2.

October 1, 2016With Kluber coming back from quadriceps issue, Francona felt Bauer was better situated to handle possible short-rest assignment for Game 4. "I don't think it's fair for Kluber to have him sit for 10 days and have him pitch two games in four days".

Danny Salazar, who has not pitched since September because of a forearm strain, could throw a simulated game Monday. Baltimore and Toronto will play the play-in game in Toronto on Tuesday for the right to face the top-seeded Texas Rangers in the other Division Series in the American League. "Obviously a very good team". This also scraps my favorite pet theory that the Indians will blow baseball tradition apart and use some of its relievers as openers.

Cleveland is second in the league in runs scored at home this season at 5.6 per game, but near the bottom of the league on the road at 4.1 per game.

"Some of it may depend on what the game's for", Francona said. Pitching coach Mickey Callaway said he is confident Kluber will pitch in one of the first three postseason games.

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