Sunday, November 28 2021

After a grueling 162 games and six months, Major League Baseball’s postseason is upon us.

The postseason began on Oct. 5 with the American League wild-card game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, followed by the National League wild-card game a day later between the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.

The World Series begins on Oct. 26 with a potential Game 7 scheduled for Nov. 3, its latest since 2009.

The ALDS starts Thursday, Oct. 7 followed by a quadruple-header Friday with the two NL series getting underway. The ALCS starts Oct. 15 while the NLCS begins a day later and can run as late as Oct. 23 and Oct. 24, respectively.

The team with the better record will have home-field advantage in the World Series, played in a 2-3-2 format.

* – if necessary

The Commissioner's Trophy, awarded to the World Series champion.The Commissioner's Trophy, awarded to the World Series champion.

The Commissioner’s Trophy, awarded to the World Series champion.

Wild-card games

American League Division Series

Chicago White Sox vs. Houston Astros

  • Game 1: Astros 6, White Sox 1

  • Game 2: Astros 9, White Sox 4

  • Game 3: Sunday, at Chicago (8:07 p.m. ET, FS1)

  • *Game 4: Monday, at Chicago (3:37 p.m. ET, FS1)

  • *Game 5: Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Houston (9:07 p.m. ET, FS1)

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox

  • Game 1: Rays 5, Red Sox 0

  • Game 2: Red Sox 14, Rays 6

  • Game 3: Sunday, at Boston (4:07 p.m. ET, MLBN)

  • Game 4: Monday, at Boston (7:07 p.m. ET, FS1)

  • *Game 5: Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Tampa Bay (5:07 p.m. ET, FS1)

National League Division Series

San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

  • Game 1: Giants 4, Dodgers 0

  • Game 2: Dodgers 9, Giants 2

  • Game 3: Monday, at Los Angeles (9:37 p.m. ET, TBS)

  • Game 4: Tuesday, at Los Angeles (9:07 p.m. ET, TBS)

  • *Game 5: Thursday, Oct. 14, at San Francisco (9:07 p.m. ET, TBS)

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Atlanta Braves

  • Game 1: Brewers 2, Braves 1

  • Game 2: Braves 3, Brewers 0

  • Game 3: Monday, at Atlanta (1:07 p.m. ET TBS)

  • Game 4: Tuesday, at Atlanta (5:07 p.m. ET, TBS)

  • *Game 5: Thursday, Oct. 14, at Milwaukee (5:07 p.m. ET, TBS)

AL Championship Series


  • Game 1: Friday, Oct. 15 (Fox)

  • Game 2: Saturday, Oct. 16 (Fox or FS1)

  • Game 3: Monday, Oct. 18 (FS1)

  • Game 4: Tuesday, Oct. 19 (FS1)

  • *Game 5: Wednesday, Oct. 20 (FS1)

  • *Game 6: Friday, Oct. 22 (FS1)

  • *Game 7: Saturday, Oct. 23 (Fox or FS1)

NL Championship Series

  • Game 1: Saturday, Oct. 16 (TBS)

  • Game 2: Sunday, Oct. 17 (TBS)

  • Game 3: Tuesday, Oct. 19 (TBS)

  • Game 4: Wednesday, Oct. 20 (TBS)

  • *Game 5: Thursday, Oct. 21 (TBS)

  • *Game 6: Saturday, Oct. 23 (TBS)

  • *Game 7: Sunday, Oct. 24 (TBS)

World Series

Best-of-seven, Fox (hosted by team with better record)

  • Game 1: Tuesday, Oct. 26

  • Game 2: Wednesday, Oct. 27

  • Game 3: Friday, Oct. 29

  • Game 4: Saturday, Oct. 30

  • *Game 5: Sunday, Oct. 31

  • *Game 6: Tuesday, Nov. 2

  • *Game 7: Wednesday, Nov. 3

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: MLB playoffs 2021 schedule: Full baseball postseason info

Source: Yahoo Sports


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