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The playoffs "officially" get started tonight with the ALDS.

Leon Halip

SB Nation 2014 MLB Bracket

After the the Royals beat the A's in the AL Wild Card game, it's time for the American League to get on with the playoffs and open two Division Series. Thursday night, the Tigers will take on the Orioles while the Royals and Angels will face off in the early game.

Chris Tillman will get the start for Baltimore against Detroit's Max Scherzer. Jeff Weaver will start for the Angels and face Kansas City's Jason Vargas. The Orioles-Tigers game will start at 4:30 p.m. Central Time while the A's and Angels will play at 8:00 p.m. Central Time. Both games will air on TBS.

Games throughout the MLB playoffs will be broadcast on a variety of TV stations, and fans will also have the option of streaming the games online. As with the regular season, MLB.TV gives you the chance to watch every playoff game on your computer or mobile device, and Major League Baseball is offering a subscription just for the postseason.

In addition, MLB is also partnering with TBS to help promote Postseason.TV, which will provide live, alternate angle companion coverage of the AL playoffs. Subscribers to Postseason.TV will be able to choose from 10 different camera angles and watch four alternate angles at once. The subscription also comes with the ability to stream batting practice live and can be watched on a mobile device.

Beyond these options, fans can also stream each matchup online at TBS.com, Watch ESPN, or with Fox Sports Go depending on which network is broadcasting the game. TBS will be providing coverage for the AL playoffs, and those games can be streamed online at TBS.com or with the Watch TBS mobile app. Games on ESPN can be streamed at WatchESPN.com or with the Watch ESPN app. Fox will be broadcasting parts of the NLDS and all of the NLCS on Fox Sports 1 and the World Series on Fox. Those games can be streamed online at Fox Sports Go or with the Fox Sports Go mobile app.

The San Francisco Giants will travel to the Washington Nationals Friday, October 3 and will be carried on Fox Sports 1. Game 2 will be Saturday on Fox Sports 1, and Game 3 will be Monday. The times for NLDS Games 3, 4 and 5, if necessary, have not been announced.

Here are the odds of each team to win both the World Series and the AL Pennant.

Odds to win the 2014 World Series
Los Angeles Angels 5/1
Los Angeles Dodgers 5/1
Washington Nationals 11/2
Detroit Tigers 6/1
Baltimore Orioles 13/2
St. Louis Cardinals 8/1
San Francisco Giants 12/1
Kansas City Royals 16/1

Odds to win the 2014 AL Pennant
Los Angeles Angels 2/1
Detroit Tigers 11/4
Baltimore Orioles 3/1
Kansas City Royals 7/1

This is the complete schedule of playoff games for 2014, which kicks off Tuesday:

Schedule (all times Eastern)

Thursday, Oct. 2

ALDS Game 1: Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles, 4:37 p.m., TBS

ALDS Game 1: AL Wild Card vs. Los Angeles Angels, 9:07 p.m., TBS

Friday, Oct. 3

ALDS Game 2: Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles, 12:07/3:07 p.m., TBS

NLDS Game 1: NL Wild Card vs. Washington Nationals, 12:07/3:07 p.m., Fox Sports 1

NLDS Game 1: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 6:37 p.m., Fox Sports 1

ALDS Game 2: AL Wild Card vs. Los Angeles Angels, 9:37/10:07 p.m., TBS

Saturday, Oct. 4

NLDS Game 2: NL Wild Card vs. Washington Nationals, 5:37 p.m., Fox Sports 1

NLDS Game 2: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 9:37 p.m., MLB Network

Sunday, Oct. 5

ALDS Game 3: Baltimore Orioles vs. Detroit Tigers, 3:45 p.m., TBS

ALDS Game 3: Los Angeles Angels vs. AL Wild Card, 7:37 p.m., TBS

Monday, Oct. 6

ALDS Game 4: Los Angeles Angels vs. AL Wild Card, TBD, TBS*

ALDS Game 4: Baltimore Orioles vs. Detroit Tigers, TBD, TBS*

NLDS Game 3: Washington Nationals vs. NL Wild Card, TBD, Fox Sports 1 or MLB Network

NLDS Game 3: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. St. Louis Cardinals, TBD, Fox Sports 1 or MLB Network

Tuesday, Oct. 7

NLDS Game 4: Washington Nationals vs. NL Wild Card, TBD, Fox Sports 1 or MLB Network*

NLDS Game 4: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. St. Louis Cardinals, TBD, Fox Sports 1 or MLB Network*

Wednesday, Oct. 8

ALDS Game 5: AL Wild Card vs. Los Angeles Angels, TBD, TBS*

ALDS Game 5: Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles, TBD, TBS*

Thursday, Oct. 9

NLDS Game 5: NL Wild Card vs. Washington Nationals, TBD, Fox Sports 1*

NLDS Game 5: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, TBD, Fox Sports 1*

Friday, Oct. 10

ALCS Game 1: AL Lower Seed vs. AL Higher Seed, TBD, TBS

Saturday, Oct. 11

NLCS Game 1: NL Lower Seed vs. NL Higher Seed, TBD, FOX

ALCS Game 2: AL Lower Seed vs. AL Higher Seed, TBD, TBS

Sunday, Oct. 12

NLCS Game 2: NL Lower Seed vs. NL Higher Seed, TBD, Fox Sports 1

Monday, Oct. 13

ALCS Game 3: AL Higher Seed vs. AL Lower Seed, TBD, TBS

Tuesday, Oct. 14

NLCS Game 3: NL Higher Seed vs. NL Lower Seed, TBD, Fox Sports 1

ALCS Game 4: AL Higher Seed vs. AL Lower Seed, TBD, TBS

Wednesday, Oct. 15

NLCS Game 4: NL Higher Seed vs. NL Lower Seed, TBD, Fox Sports 1

ALCS Game 5: AL Higher Seed vs. AL Lower Seed, TBD, TBS*

Thursday, Oct. 16

NLCS Game 5: NL Higher Seed vs. NL Lower Seed, TBD, Fox Sports 1*

Friday, Oct. 17

ALCS Game 6: AL Lower Seed vs. AL Higher Seed, TBD, TBS*

Saturday Oct. 18

NLCS Game 6: NL Lower Seed vs. NL Higher Seed, TBD, FOX*

ALCS Game 7: AL Lower Seed vs. AL Higher Seed, TBD, TBS*

Sunday, Oct. 19

NLCS Game 7: NL Lower Seed vs. NL Higher Seed, TBD, Fox Sports 1*

Tuesday, Oct. 21

World Series Game 1: NL Champion vs. AL Champion, TBD, FOX

Wednesday, Oct. 22

World Series Game 2: NL Champion vs. AL Champion, TBD, FOX

Friday, Oct. 24

World Series Game 3: AL Champion vs. NL Champion, TBD, FOX

Saturday, Oct. 25

World Series Game 4: AL Champion vs. NL Champion, TBD, FOX

Sunday, Oct. 26

World Series Game 5: AL Champion vs. NL Champion, TBD, FOX*

Tuesday, Oct. 28

World Series Game 6: NL Champion vs. AL Champion, TBD, FOX*

Wednesday, Oct. 29

World Series Game 7: NL Champion vs. AL Champion, TBD, FOX*

*if necessary