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MLB Playoff Games on TV Today (Friday, Oct. 8)

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The Division Series of the MLB playoffs is perhaps the most exciting round in the postseason because of the sheer amount of games. Friday brings us the first full slate of games with baseball from 2 p.m. ET until well after midnight.

So if you're wondering "What baseball playoff games are on today?" know this: There are four games scheduled for today, Friday, Oct. 8.

Note: All times are ET. Times and broadcast outlets are subject to change.

MLB Playoff Games on TV Today

Chicago White Sox at Houston Astros, 2:07 p.m. on MLB Network
ALDS Game 2, Astros lead 1-0
CWS: RHP Lucas Giolito 
(0-0, 0.00 ERA)
HOU: LHP Framber Valdez 
(0-0, 0.00 ERA)

Houston nearly shut out Chicago in Game 1 and more importantly, only had to use three relievers over 2 1/3 innings. The White Sox will want to break into the Astros' bullpen before the series moves to Chicago for Sunday's Game 3. 

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Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers, 4:37 p.m. on TBS
NLDS Game 1, series tied 0-0
ATL: RHP Charlie Morton (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
MIL: RHP Corbin Burnes (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

The Brewers cruised to 95 wins on the backs of dominant pitching, led by Corbin Burnes who finished first among qualified starters in ERA (2.43) and strikeouts per nine innings (12.61) and third in walks per nine (1.83). The Braves will be hard-pressed to score on him and the dangerous Milwaukee bullpen, but they have the power to do so with 239 home runs this season, good for third in the majors.

Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays, 7:02 p.m. on FS1
ALDS Game 2, Rays lead 1-0
BOS: LHP Chris Sale (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
TB: RHP Shane Baz (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

After getting shut out in the series opener, the Red Sox will turn to their ace Chris Sale to get back on track. The Rays have faced Sale twice this season in September, once scoring five runs over 3 2/3 innings and the other time scoring twice over six innings.

Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants, 9:37 p.m. on TBS
NLDS Game 1, series tied 0-0
LAD: RHP Walker Buehler 
(0-0, 0.00 ERA)
SF: RHP Logan Webb (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

The Dodgers and Giants finished with the two best records in baseball, but LA needed a walk-off home run from Chris Taylor in the Wild Card Round just to make it here. This is the first time the Dodgers and Giants have ever met in the postseason, and it could be the best matchup we get this year.