Friday night in the Bronx, the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins opened their best-of-five ALDS with Game 1 at Yankee Stadium (GameTracker). James Paxton is on the mound for the AL East champs and Jose Berrios got the nod for Minnesota. 

First pitch came shortly after 7 p.m. ET and the game can be streamed on fuboTV. Follow along with our live blog below for updates.

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The Yankees are sending Paxton, their de facto ace, to the mound in Game 1. He was dominant throughout the second half, and at one point he became the first Yankees pitcher since 1979 to win 10 consecutive starts. Paxton will be backed up by one of the game’s best and deepest bullpens.

The Twins will counter with Berrios, a righty who will presumably lean heavily on his wipeout breaking ball against New York’s right-handed heavy lineup. Minnesota led baseball with a record-setting 307 home runs this season — the Yankees were second with 306 — so chances are this ALDS matchup will be homer heavy and action-packed.

As for the season series, the Yankees took two of three in New York in May and two of three in Minnesota in July. Those three games at Target Field were wild back-and-forth affairs. 

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