Today, Major League Baseball announced the schedule for the 2023 postseason.
The playoffs will begin with the Wild Card Series matchups, taking place from October 3-5.
The Division Series matchups will take place from October 7-13 for the American League and the 7-14 for the National League.
However, we now know when the World Series will get underway.
The Fall Classic is one of the most highly anticipated events in all of sports.
After revealing the first half of the MLB postseason schedule on Twitter, Bob Nightengale of USA Today revealed the back half of the schedule, which features the LCS and World Series matchups.
Schedule for NLCS/ALCS and World Series pic.twitter.com/nLVlU3JRSd
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) August 8, 2023
The American League Championship Series will start first, with Game 1 taking place on Sunday, October 15.
The series will be broadcasted on FOX Sports and FS1.
After Game 2, Tuesday, October 17 will be used as a travel date.
Games 3-5 will take place at the lower seed’s home field.
After an off-day, Games 6 and 7 will be played at the higher seed’s home field, if necessary, on October 22 and 23.
The NLCS will follow the same pattern, but it will begin one day after the ALCS starts.
Game 7 of that series is scheduled for Tuesday, October 24.
Two off-days will commence before the World Series starts.
Game 1 will take place on Friday, October 27, at the home of the team with the better regular season record.
Game 2 will take place the following day, followed by a travel day to the lower seed’s home city.
Games 3-5 will take place from October 30-November 1.
If necessary, there will be a travel day on November 2, and the series will return to the higher seed’s home ballpark for Games 6 and 7.
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