Major League Baseball has announced the schedule for the 2015 Postseason, which is set to open with the American League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on ESPN on Tuesday, October 6th. Game One of the 2015 World Series on FOX is scheduled for Tuesday, October 27th in the ballpark of the American League Champions.
Following the scheduled Sunday, October 4th conclusion to the regular season, potentially necessary regular season Tiebreaker Games would be telecast exclusively by ESPN on Monday, October 5th. Tuesday's AL Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on ESPN will be followed by the Wednesday, October 7th National League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser, which will be telecast exclusively by TBS.
Both AL Division Series will begin on Thursday, October 8th. The first full slate of Division Series games, featuring two NL Division Series openers and a pair of ALDS Game Twos, will be held on Friday, October 9th. Overall, the Division Series are scheduled from Thursday, October 8th through Thursday, October 15th, with two potential Game Fives on Wednesday, October 14th (ALDS) and Thursday, October 15th (NLDS). FOX, FS1 and MLB Network will air the ALDS games, while TBS will cover all NLDS games.
The American League Championship Series, beginning on Friday, October 16th, will be telecast by FOX and FS1. The National League Championship Series, set to start on Saturday, October 17th, will be telecast by TBS. A potential Game Seven of the ALCS is scheduled for Saturday, October 24th, while a Game Seven of the NLCS is scheduled for Sunday, October 25th.
Game One of the 2015 World Series is scheduled for Tuesday, October 27th at the ballpark of the American League Champions. The 111th Fall Classic will shift to the ballpark of the National League Champions on Friday, October 30th. A Game Seven, if necessary, would be scheduled for Wednesday, November 4th at the AL ballpark. The scheduled off days during the World Series are Thursday, October 29th and Monday, November 2nd (if necessary). FOX Sports will present live telecast coverage of the World Series for the 18th time.
All games telecast on MLB Network, TBS and FOX will be available to MLB.TV subscribers who are authenticated subscribers to the applicable network through a participating pay TV provider.
ESPN Radio will provide live national coverage of all 2015 MLB Postseason games, including the Wild Card Games and any necessary Tiebreakers.
The complete 2015 Postseason schedule, subject to change, accompanies this press release, and can be viewed in its entirety at MLB.com/postseason.
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