Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros LIVE STREAM. coming off their second consecutive American League East Division pennant, face the Houston Astros on Thursday in the opening game of the first AL Division Series a matchup that will live stream from Houston and feature what at least on paper looks like a pitching duel that could go down as one of the most exciting in postseason history
he Red Sox, who won 93 games — eight fewer than the West-winning Astros who topped 100 wins for the second time in their 56-year history — will send ace lefty Chris Sale and his Major League-leading 308 strikeouts to the hill Thursday afternoon. Sale’s 2.90 ERA was good enough for second in the American League behind the Cleveland Indians’ Corey Kluber (2.25).
Sale also led the Majors in Fielding Independent Pitching, a stat that measures ERA assuming that each pitcher has exactly the same results except for home runs allowed, strikeouts, walks and hit batsmen — results that pitchers can control, unlike results that involve team defense. Sale registered a 2.45 FIP, slightly better than Kluber’s 2.50.
To find out how to watch a live stream of the Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros ALDS Game One, see the streaming information at the bottom of this article. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m. Central Daylight Time at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on Thursday, October 5. In the Eastern time zone that start will be 4 p.m., while out west the game gets underway at 1 p.m. Pacific Time.