MLB releases 2017 postseason schedule
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The 2017 Major League Baseball postseason will get underway Oct. 3 with the American League wild-card game, the league announced Tuesday, and will extend into November for a third straight year if the World Series once again goes seven games.

Date Series Network
Oct. 3 AL Wild Card Game ESPN
Oct. 4 NL Wild Card Game TBS

Following the one-game playoffs, each wild-card game winner will advance to a best-of-five division series against the team in their league with the best record, with the two other division champions in each league squaring off against one another.

Date Series Network
Oct. 5 ALDS A, Game 1 FS1 or MLBN
ALDS B, Game 1 FS1 or MLBN
Oct. 6 ALDS A, Game 2 FS1 or MLBN
ALDS B, Game 2 FS1 or MLBN
NLDS A, Game 1 TBS
NLDS B, Game 2 TBS
Oct. 7 NLDS A, Game 2 TBS
NLDS B, Game 2 TBS
Oct. 8 ALDS A, Game 3 FS1 or MLBN
ALDS B, Game 3 FS1 or MLBN
Oct. 9 ALDS A, Game 4* FS1
ALDS B, Game 4* FS1
NLDS A, Game 3 TBS
NLDS B, Game 3 TBS
Oct. 10 NLDS A, Game 4* TBS
NLDS B, Game 4* TBS
Oct. 11 ALDS A, Game 5* FS1
ALDS B, Game 5* FS1
Oct. 12 NLDS A, Game 5* TBS
NLDS B, Game 5* TBS

*If necessary

Beginning Oct. 13, the division series winners will fight for their league's pennant in a best-of-seven showdown, with the winners advancing to the World Series.

Date Series Network
Oct. 13 ALCS Game 1 FOX or FS1
Oct. 14 ALCS Game 2 FOX or FS1
Oct. 15 NLCS Game 2 TBS
Oct. 16 ALCS Game 3 FOX or FS1
Oct. 17 NLCS Game 3 TBS
ALCS Game 4 FOX or FS1
Oct. 18 ALCS Game 5* FOX or FS1
Oct. 19 NLCS Game 5* TBS
Oct. 20 ALCS Game 6* FOX or FS1
Oct. 21 NLCS Game 6* TBS
ALCS Game 7* FOX or FS1
Oct. 22 NLCS Game 7* TBS

*If necessary

The 113th edition of the Fall Classic kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 24, with all seven potential games being broadcast on FOX Sports.

Date Series Network
Oct. 24 Game 1 FOX
Oct. 25 Game 2 FOX
Oct. 27 Game 3 FOX
Oct. 28 Game 4 FOX
Oct. 29 Game 5* FOX
Oct. 31 Game 6* FOX
Nov. 1 Game 7* FOX

*If necessary

MLB releases 2017 postseason schedule
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