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MLB Announces 2011 Postseason Schedule08/10/2011 1:06 PM ET
Major League Baseball today announced the schedule for the 2011 Postseason, which will open on Friday, September 30th. Game One of the 107th World Series is scheduled for Wednesday, October 19th in the ballpark of the National League Champions.
The Postseason will begin on Friday, September 30th, with the opening of both American League Division Series. This year will mark the first time since the 1915 World Series that the Postseason will begin on a Friday. Both National League Division Series will begin on Saturday, October 1st, a full slate that includes the Game Twos of both A.L. Division Series. The Game Fives of both A.L. Division Series, if necessary, are scheduled for Thursday, October 6th, while the Game Fives of both N.L. Division Series, if necessary, are slated for Friday, October 7th. All Division Series games will be covered exclusively for the fifth consecutive year by Turner Sports on TBS and its sister networks, when necessary.
The American League Championship Series, to be covered by FOX Sports, will begin on Saturday, October 8th and a Game Seven, if necessary, is scheduled for Sunday, October 16th. The National League Championship Series, to be covered by TBS, will start on Sunday, October 9th and a Game Seven, if necessary, is scheduled for Monday, October 17th.
Game One of the 2011 World Series is scheduled for Wednesday, October 19th. Game Three of the 2011 Fall Classic will move to the city of the American League Champions on Saturday, October 22nd. A Game Seven of the World Series is scheduled for Thursday, October 27th. Friday, October 21st and Tuesday, October 25th are the scheduled off days during the World Series. In its 16th season as the official network broadcaster of Major League Baseball, FOX Sports will present exclusive live telecast coverage of the World Series.
ESPN Radio will provide live national radio coverage of MLB's Postseason.
The complete 2011 Postseason schedule, subject to change, is as follows:
All Times are TBD.
Italics indicate If Necessary
Please note that the schedule for all Postseason games is subject to change based on potential Tiebreaker Games, weather postponements, etc.
This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.