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Written by Maury Brown   
Thursday, 29 September 2011 13:07

Last night was one for the ages, wasn’t it? With the 2011 MLB regular season now in the books, the networks can roll out their schedules.

TBS, who carries LDS games begins its exclusive coverage on Friday, September 30, with an AL doubleheader.  At 4:30 p.m. (ET), TBS will air the TBS MLB on Deck presented by Chrysler pre-game showfeaturing Matt Winer (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst).  The network will also conclude the day’s action with the post-game show Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan.

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 (ALL TIMES ET)

5 p.m.

The Texas Rangers (AL West Division Champions) will host the Tampa Bay Rays (AL Wild Card Champions) inGame #1 at 5 p.m. (ET).  Don Orsillo (play-by-play) and Buck Martinez (analyst) will call the action with Jaime Maggio reporting.

 

 

8:30 p.m.

The New York Yankees (AL East Division Champions) host the Detroit Tigers (AL Central Division Champions) inGame #1 at 8:30 p.m. (ET).  Brian Anderson (play-by-play) will call the game alongside Ron Darling (analyst) andJohn Smoltz (analyst) with Tom Verducci reporting.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

MLB Postseason action continues on Saturday, October 1 with four LDS match-ups: three on TBS and one on sister-network TNT.  TBS MLB on Deck presented by Chrysler will preview the games with Winer, Eckersley, Ripken and Wells at 1:30 p.m. (ET). Following the final game of the day, Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan will wrap up the day’s results.

 

2 p.m.

The Milwaukee Brewers (NL Central Division Champions) will host the Arizona Diamondbacks (NL West Division Champions) in Game #1 at 1:30 p.m. (ET).  Victor Rojas (play-by-play), Joe Simpson (analyst) and Sam Ryan(reporter) will call the action.

 

 

5 p.m.

The Philadelphia Phillies (NL East Division Champions) host the St. Louis Cardinals (NL Wild Card Champions) inGame #1 at 5 p.m. (ET).  Dick Stockton (play-by-play) will call the game alongside Bob Brenly (analyst) with Craig Sager reporting.

 

 

7 p.m.

GAME WILL AIR ON TNT:   Tampa Bay Rays @ Texas Rangers, Game #2

Announcers: Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Jaime Maggio (reporter)

 

 

8:30 p.m.

Detroit Tigers @ New York Yankees, Game #2

Announcers: Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst), John Smoltz (analyst) and Tom Verducci (reporter)

 

 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

MLB Postseason action continues on Sunday, October 2 with a doubleheader.  TBS MLB on Deck presented by Chrysler will preview the games with Winer, Eckersley, Ripken and Wells at 4 p.m. (ET). Following the final game of the day, Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan will wrap up the day’s results.

   

4:30 p.m.

Arizona Diamondbacks @ Milwaukee Brewers, Game #2

Announcers: Victor Rojas (play-by-play), Joe Simpson (analyst) and Sam Ryan (reporter)

 

 

8 p.m.

St. Louis Cardinals @ Philadelphia Phillies, Game #2

Announcers: Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Bob Brenly (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter)

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3

MLB Postseason action continues on Monday, October 3 with another doubleheader.  TBS MLB on Deck presented by Chrysler will preview the games with Winer, Eckersley, Ripken and Wells at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Following the final game of the day, Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan will wrap up the day’s results.

 

5 p.m.

Texas Rangers @ Tampa Bay Rays, Game #3

Announcers: Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Jaime Maggio (reporter)

 

 

8:30 p.m.

New York Yankees @ Detroit Tigers, Game #3

Announcers: Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst), John Smoltz (analyst) and Tom Verducci (reporter)


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