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ALCS Game 1: Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Indians

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Game one sets the tone for the rest of the series. This should be interesting!

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Cleveland Indians Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Indians

Time/Place: 8 p.m. ET, Progressive Field
SB Nation Blogs: Bluebird BanterLet's Go Tribe
TV: TBS
Pitching Matchup: RHP Marco Estrada (3.48 ERA, 1.12 WHIP) vs RHP Corey Kluber (3.14 ERA, 1.06 WHIP)

Outlook

These two pitchers are more evenly matched than you might think. Estrada has more postseason experience while Kluber is a former Cy Young winner. Both are very good pitchers in their own right. This one could go either way.

Hitters to fear are Rajai Davis and Coco Crisp (4 for 6, 2 HR combined career vs Kluber) from Cleveland and Josh Donaldson (.375 BA, 1 HR in 16 AB vs Kluber) from Toronto.

Prediction

Kluber clobbers the Jays and carries the Indians to a game one victory.