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Written by Maury Brown   
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 15:38

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Major League Baseball today announced the schedule for the 2013 Postseason, which is set to open with the National League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on Tuesday, October 1st.  Game One of the 109th World Series is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23rd in the ballpark of the American League Champions.

Following the Sunday, September 29th scheduled close to the regular season, any necessary regular season Tiebreaker games would be broadcast exclusively by TBS.  The N.L. Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser, which will be broadcast exclusively by TBS, will be followed by the American League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on TBS on Wednesday, October 2nd.

Each N.L. Division Series will begin on Thursday, October 3rd and the first full slate of Division Series games, featuring the two A.L. Division Series openers and a pair of NLDS Game Twos, will take place on Friday, October 4th.  The Division Series will run from Thursday, October 3rd through Thursday, October 10th, with two potential Game Fives on both Wednesday, October 9th and Thursday, October 10th.  TBS will air 18 of the potential 20 Division Series games, while MLB Network will exclusively telecast one game on Friday, October 4th and another on Monday, October 7th.

The National League Championship Series will be broadcast exclusively on TBS and will begin on Friday, October 11th.  Saturday, October 12th will feature Game One of the American League Championship Series, which will be broadcast exclusively on FOX, and Game Two of the NLCS on TBS.  A potential Game Seven of the NLCS is scheduled for Saturday, October 19th, while a potential Game Seven of the ALCS is set for Sunday, October 20th.

Game One of the 2013 World Series is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23rd in the city of the American League Champions.  Game Three of the Fall Classic will shift to the city of the National League Champions on Saturday, October 26th.  A Game Seven, if necessary, would be played on Thursday, October 31st in the A.L. city.  The scheduled off days during the World Series are Friday, October 25th and Tuesday, October 29th.  FOX Sports will present exclusive live telecast coverage of the World Series for the 16th time.

ESPN Radio will provide live national coverage of all 2013 MLB Postseason games, including the Wild Card Games.

To see the  complete 2013 Postseason schedule, subject to change, select Read More


2013 POSTSEASON SCHEDULE

[Subject to change; listed by date]

DAY

DATE

SERIES

NETWORK

Tues.

Oct. 1st

N.L. Wild Card Game

TBS

Wed.

Oct. 2nd

A.L. Wild Card Game

TBS

 

A = Involves Wild Card Game Winner; B = Non-Wild Card Series

DAY

DATE

SERIES

NETWORK

Thurs.

Oct. 3rd

NLDS A, Game 1

TBS

Thurs.

Oct. 3rd

NLDS B, Game 1

TBS

Fri.

Oct. 4th

ALDS A, Game 1

TBS or MLBN*

Fri.

Oct. 4th

ALDS B, Game 1

TBS or MLBN*

Fri.

Oct. 4th

NLDS A, Game 2

TBS or MLBN*

Fri.

Oct. 4th

NLDS B, Game 2

TBS or MLBN*

Sat.

Oct. 5th

ALDS A, Game 2

TBS

Sat.

Oct. 5th

ALDS B, Game 2

TBS

Sun.

Oct. 6th

NLDS A, Game 3

TBS

Sun.

Oct. 6th

NLDS B, Game 3

TBS

Mon.

Oct. 7th

ALDS A, Game 3

TBS or MLBN*

Mon.

Oct. 7th

ALDS B, Game 3

TBS or MLBN*

Mon.

Oct. 7th

NLDS A, Game 4

TBS or MLBN*

Mon.

Oct. 7th

NLDS B, Game 4

TBS or MLBN*

Tues.

Oct. 8th

ALDS A, Game 4

TBS

Tues.

Oct. 8th

ALDS B, Game 4

TBS

Wed.

Oct. 9th

NLDS A, Game 5

TBS

Wed.

Oct. 9th

NLDS B, Game 5

TBS

Thurs.

Oct. 10th

ALDS A, Game 5

TBS

Thurs.

Oct. 10th

ALDS B, Game 5

TBS

*TBS will air three of the four Division Series games on Friday, October 4th and up to three games on Monday, October 7th.  MLB Network will air one Division Series game on both of those dates.  TBS will air 18 of the 20 Division Series games.

 

DAY

DATE

SERIES

NETWORK

Fri.

Oct. 11th

NLCS Game 1

TBS

Sat.

Oct. 12th

ALCS Game 1

FOX

Sat.

Oct. 12th

NLCS Game 2

TBS

Sun.

Oct. 13th

ALCS Game 2

FOX

Mon.

Oct. 14th

NLCS Game 3

TBS

Tues.

Oct. 15th

ALCS Game 3

FOX

Tues.

Oct. 15th

NLCS Game 4

TBS

Wed.

Oct. 16th

ALCS Game 4

FOX

Wed.

Oct. 16th

NLCS Game 5

TBS

Thurs.

Oct. 17th

ALCS Game 5

FOX

Fri.

Oct. 18th

NLCS Game 6

TBS

Sat.

Oct. 19th

ALCS Game 6

FOX

Sat.

Oct. 19th

NLCS Game 7

TBS

Sun.

Oct. 20th

ALCS Game 7

FOX

 

 

DAY

DATE

SERIES

SITE

NETWORK

Wed.

Oct. 23rd

The 109th World Series, Game 1

A.L. City

FOX

Thurs.

Oct. 24th

The 109th World Series, Game 2

A.L. City

FOX

Fri.

Oct. 25th

OFF DAY

Sat.

Oct. 26th

The 109th World Series, Game 3

N.L. City

FOX

Sun.

Oct. 27th

The 109th World Series, Game 4

N.L. City

FOX

Mon.

Oct. 28th

The 109th World Series, Game 5

N.L. City

FOX

Tues.

Oct. 29th

OFF DAY

Wed.

Oct. 30th

The 109th World Series, Game 6

A.L. City

FOX

Thurs.

Oct. 31st

The 109th World Series, Game 7

A.L. City

FOX

 

2013 POSTSEASON SCHEDULE

[Subject to change; listed by round]

N.L. WILD CARD GAME (TBS)

A.L. WILD CARD GAME (TBS)

Tues., Oct. 1st

Wed., Oct. 2nd


N.L. DIVISION SERIES (TBS/MLBN*)

A.L. DIVISION SERIES (TBS/MLBN*)

NLDS A (Involves Wild Card)

ALDS A (Involves Wild Card)

Thurs., Oct. 3rd: Game 1

Fri., Oct. 4th: Game 1

Fri., Oct. 4th: Game 2

Sat., Oct. 5th: Game 2

Sun., Oct. 6th: Game 3

Mon., Oct. 7th: Game 3

Mon., Oct. 7th: Game 4

Tues., Oct. 8th: Game 4

Wed., Oct. 9th: Game 5

Thurs., Oct. 10th: Game 5

NLDS B (Non-Wild Card Series)

ALDS B (Non-Wild Card Series)

Thurs., Oct. 3rd: Game 1

Fri., Oct. 4th: Game 1

Fri., Oct. 4th: Game 2

Sat., Oct. 5th: Game 2

Sun., Oct. 6th: Game 3

Mon., Oct. 7th: Game 3

Mon., Oct. 7th: Game 4

Tues., Oct. 8th: Game 4

Wed., Oct. 9th: Game 5

Thurs., Oct. 10th: Game 5

*TBS will air three of the four Division Series games on Friday, October 4th and up to three games on Monday, October 7th.  MLB Network will air one Division Series game on both of those dates.  TBS will air 18 of the potential 20 Division Series games while MLB Network will air two guaranteed games.


N.L. CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (TBS)

A.L. CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (FOX)

Fri., Oct. 11th: Game 1

Sat., Oct. 12th: Game 1

Sat., Oct. 12th: Game 2

Sun., Oct. 13th: Game 2

Mon., Oct. 14th: Game 3

Tues., Oct. 15th: Game 3

Tues., Oct. 15th: Game 4

Wed., Oct. 16th: Game 4

Wed., Oct. 16th: Game 5

Thurs., Oct. 17th: Game 5

Fri., Oct. 18th: Game 6

Sat., Oct. 19th: Game 6

Sat., Oct. 19th: Game 7

Sun., Oct. 20th: Game 7


THE 109th WORLD SERIES (FOX)

Wed., Oct. 23rd: Game 1, A.L. City

Thurs., Oct. 24th: Game 2, A.L. City

Sat., Oct. 26th: Game 3, N.L. City

Sun., Oct. 27th: Game 4, N.L. City

Mon., Oct. 28th: Game 5, N.L. City

Wed., Oct. 30th: Game 6, A.L. City

Thurs., Oct. 31st: Game 7, A.L. City

Source: Major League Baseball


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