Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees, 2012 ALCS Game 1: Game time, TV schedule, lineups and more

Tim Fuller-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

The Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees will get the American League Championship Series started at 8 p.m. ET Saturday on TBS.

Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees, 2012 ALCS Game 1

8 p.m. ET, Saturday, Oct. 13, TBS

The Tigers and Yankees, a year after facing off in the ALDS, will meet on Saturday to start the 2012 American League Championship Series. Both are coming off thrilling ALDS victories, dispatching their opponents in five games. Andy Pettitte looks to continue his long and storied post-season pitching career as he takes the hill for the Yankees, while Doug Fister will make the start for the Tigers. Fister pitched wonderfully in his Game 2 victory over the Oakland Athletics in the ALDS, tossing seven innings and striking out eight. Pettitte started Game 2 for the Yankees against the Baltimore Orioles in their ALDS matchup, going seven innings, striking out five and giving up three runs.

Projected Starters

Tigers Yankees
Doug Fister (10-10, 3.45) Andy Pettitte (5-4, 2.87)

Projected Starting Lineups

Tigers Yankees
Austin Jackson CF Derek Jeter SS
Quintin Berry LF Ichiro Suzuki LF
Miguel Cabrera3B Mark Teixeira 1B
Prince Fielder 1B Robinson Cano 2B
Delmon Young DH Alex Rodriguez 3B
Andy Dirks RF Nick Swisher RF
Jhonny Peralta SS Raul Ibanez DH
Alex Avila C Russell Martin C
Omar Infante 2B Curtis Granderson CF
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