BOSTON (CBS) — After defeating the New York Yankees in four games in the ALDS, the Red Sox are moving on.

The Sox will have a doozy of a task ahead of them, as they’ll be facing the defending-champion Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series.

While the Astros have the championship experience, the Red Sox will have home-field advantage on their side. (The Red Sox won 108 games, to the Astros’ 103.)

Here’s the schedule for the upcoming series.

Game 1, Fenway Park: Saturday, Oct. 13, 8:09 p.m. ET
Game 2, Fenway Park: Sunday, Oct. 14, 7:09 p.m. ET

Game 3, Minute Maid Park: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 5:09 p.m. ET
Game 4, Minute Maid Park: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 8:39 p.m. ET
Game 5 (if necessary), Minute Maid Park: Thursday, Oct. 18, 8:09 p.m ET

Game 6 (if necessary), Fenway Park: Saturday, Oct. 20, 5:09 p.m ET****
Game 7 (if necessary), Fenway Park: Sunday, Oct. 21, 7:39 p.m. ET

***Game 6 of the ALCS will be played at 8:09 p.m. if the NLCS has been completed. Game 7 of the NLCS is scheduled for that night.

Game 1 will feature Chris Sale starting for Boston, likely opposed by Justin Verlander. David Price will get the start in Game 2, Boston manager Alex Cora also announced Tuesday.


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