The New York Yankees play the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the ALCS Friday night. It is a Best of 7 Series. Masahiro Tanaka will pitch for New York.
The Chicago Cubs defeated the Washington Nationals 9-8 to win their NLDS 3 games to 2.
The Cubs will play the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS starting on Saturday in Los Angeles.
NFL Thursday Night
Philadelphia Eagles 28 Carolina Panthers 23; Eagles are 5-1, Panthers 4-2
NHL Thursday Night
Tampa Bay 5 Pittsburgh 4
Florida 5 St. Louis 2
Nashville 4 Dallas 2
Minnesota 5 Chicago 2