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Tigers' ALDS Game 1 Will Start At 5:07 P.M. At Home Or 8:37 P.M. On Road

Game 1 of the American League Divisional Series for the Detroit Tigers will be played at either 5:07 p.m. or 8:37 p.m. Friday, MLB announced Tuesday afternoon.

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If the Tigers finish ahead of the Texas Rangers for home-field advantage, they will host Game 1 at Comerica Park at the 5:07 p.m. start time. Their opponent would be either the Boston Red Sox or Tampa Bay Rays. If Detroit is matched up against the New York Yankees, they'll play Game 1 at Yankee Stadium in prime time at 8:37 p.m.

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Going into Tuesday night's schedule, the Rangers had a one-game lead over the Tigers for home field.

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The Tigers finished 1-5 against the Red Sox, 6-1 versus the Rays, and 4-3 against the Yankees during the regular season.

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MLB also announced the start times for potential Wild Card tiebreakers on Thursday. If the Red Sox and Rays need a one-game playoff, that game will start at 4:07 pm ET. If the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals have to play a tiebreaking game, it will begin at 8:07 p.m.