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By The SI Staff
August 28, 2017

The Major League Baseball season is coming to a close, which means it's time to start thinking about the playoffs. Will the Los Angeles Dodgers turn their incredible regular-season into an elusive World Series championship? Will the Houston Astros' long-term rebuilding project yield their first pennant since 2005? Will one of the unusual AL wild card candidates stage an unlikely run through the postseason? Below is the full schedule for this year's playoffs, so you can start preparing now for the annual madness.

WILD-CARD ROUND

Date

SEries

TV

Tuesday, October 3

Yankees 8, Twins 4

Wednesday, October 4

Diamondbacks 11, Rockies 8

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES

Date

SEries

TV

Thursday, October 5

Astros 8, Red Sox 2

Thursday, October 5

Indians 4, Yankees 0

Friday, October 6

Astros 8, Red Sox 2

Friday, October 6

Indians 9, Yankees 8 F/13

Sunday, October 8

Red Sox 10, Astros 3

Sunday, October 8

Yankees 1, Indians 0

Monday, October 9

Astros 5, Red Sox 4

Monday, October 9

Yankees 7, Indians 3 

Wednesday, October 11

Yankees 5, Indians 2

 

NATIONAL LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES

Date

SEries

TV

Friday, October 6

Dodgers 9, Diamondbacks 5

Friday, October 6

Cubs 3, Nationals 0

Saturday, October 7

Dodgers 8, Diamondbacks 5

Saturday, October 7

Nationals 6, Cubs 3

Monday, October 9

Dodgers 3, Diamondbacks 1

Monday, October 9

Cubs 2, Nationals 1

Wednesday, October 11

Nationals 5, Cubs 0

Thursday October 12

Cubs 9, Nationals 8

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

date

series

TV

Friday, October 13

Astros 2, Yankees 1

Saturday, October 14

Astros 2, Yankees 1

Monday, October 16

Yankees 8, Astros 1

Tuesday, October 17

Yankees 6, Astros 4

Wednesday, October 18

Yankees 5, Astros 0

Friday, October 20

Astros 7, Yankees 1

Saturday, October 21

Astros 4, Yankees 0

 

NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Date

SERIES

TV

Saturday, October 14

Dodgers 5, Cubs 3

Sunday, October 15

Dodgers 4, Cubs 1

Tuesday, October 17

Dodgers 6, Cubs 1

Wednesday, October 18

Cubs 3, Dodgers 2

Thursday, October 19

Dodgers 11, Cubs 1

 

WORLD SERIES

date

SEries

TV

Tuesday, October 24

Astros at Dodgers - 8 p.m. ET

FOX

Wednesday, October 25

Astros at Dodgers - 8 p.m. ET

FOX

Friday, October 27

Dodgers at Astros - 8 p.m. ET

FOX

Saturday, October 28

Dodgers at Astros - 8 p.m. ET

FOX

Sunday, October 29

Dodgers at Astros (if necessary) - 8 p.m. ET

FOX

Tuesday, October 31

Astros at Dodgers (if necessary) - 8 p.m. ET

FOX

Wednesday, November 1

Astros at Dodgers (if necessary) - 8 p.m. ET

FOX

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