HOUSTON — It's the most wonderful time of the year: playoff baseball in Houston is back.
In 2021, the Houston Astros won the American League West division for the fourth time in the last five years.
The Astros hold home-field advantage over the Chicago White Sox in the Division Series, which started at Minute Maid Park on Thursday.
ALDS Game 3 and Game 4
Astros watch parties will be held at Karbach Brewing Co. at 2032 Karbach St.
Game 3 - Sunday, Oct. 10 from 6 p.m. - end of game
Game 4 (if necessary) - Monday, Oct. 11 from 1:30 p.m. - end of game
The Coca-Cola Shooting Stars and Orbit will be in attendance and Astros’ retail will also be on-site to get all the latest ALDS Astros merchandise and more.
ALDS Game 5
If there is a Game 5, the Astros' street fest would begin three hours before the first pitch.
Before the playoffs started, the city of Houston hosted a rally to celebrate the 'Stros.
Mayor Sylvester Turner was joined by Astros owner Jim Crane, general manager James Click, former players Jeff Bagwell and Jose Cruz as well as Astros mascot Orbit.
Tickets for the postseason are on sale now at astros.com/postseason. You can also call 1-877-9ASTROS. Tickets can not be bought at Minute Maid Park box office windows.
Postseason gear is available at the Astros Home Plate Team Store at Minute Maid Park.
All 30+ Houston-area Academy stores are selling official Houston Astros AL West division champion T-shirts.
The third game of the series will be in Chicago on Sunday at 7:07 p.m. It will air on MLB Network and FS1.
Game 4 (if necessary)
Game 4, if it's necessary, would be played in Chicago on Monday, Oct. 11. The game time has not been announced.
Game 5 (if necessary)
The final game of the series, if necessary, would be played at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday, Oct. 13. The start time has not been announced.