2022 MLB playoffs: Bracket, scores, matchups, schedule as 12-team postseason begins with Wild Card Sequence

October 8, 2022

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Main League Baseball’s postseason kicked off Friday and, for the primary time in league historical past, options 12 groups, a product of the brand new collective bargaining settlement that noticed the house owners and gamers conform to a further “Wild Card Sequence.” The highest two seeds in every league, in the meantime, obtain byes. The Guardians, Phillies, Mariners and Padres all took 1-0 sequence leads within the wild-card spherical on Friday. The Rays, Cardinals, Blue Jays and Mets will attempt to preserve their season alive on Saturday.

As soon as groups clear the Wild Card Sequence, the playoffs will resemble their conventional selves: a best-of-five Division Sequence after which best-of-seven League Championship Sequence earlier than the best-of-seven World Sequence.

Beneath you may discover the schedule and outcomes for each spherical of the postseason.

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2022 MLB playoff bracket


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Wild Card Sequence schedule (best-of-three)

Friday, Oct. 7

Recreation 1: Guardians vs. Rays

CLE 2, TB 1

ESPN

Recreation 1: Cardinals vs. Phillies

PHI 6, STL 3

ABC

Recreation 1: Blue Jays vs. Mariners

SEA 4, TOR 0

ESPN

Recreation 1: Mets vs. Padres

SD 7, NYM 1

ESPN

Saturday, Oct. 8

Recreation 2: Guardians vs. Rays

12:07 p.m. ET

ESPN2

Recreation 2: Blue Jays vs. Mariners

4:07 p.m. ET

ESPN

Recreation 2: Mets vs. Padres

7:37 p.m. ET

ESPN

Recreation 2: Cardinals vs. Phillies

8:37 p.m. ET

ESPN2

Sunday, Oct. 9

Recreation 3: Blue Jays vs. Mariners (if nec.)

2:07 p.m. ET

ABC

Recreation 3: Guardians vs. Rays (if nec.)

4:07 p.m. ET

ESPN

Recreation 3: Mets vs. Padres (if nec.)

7:37 p.m. ET

ESPN

Recreation 3: Cardinals vs. Phillies (if nec.)

8:37 p.m. ET

ESPN2

League Division Sequence

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Recreation 1: Braves vs. TBD

Fox or FS1

Recreation 1: Dodgers vs. TBD

Fox or FS1

Recreation 1: Yankees vs. TBD

TBS

Recreation 1: Astros vs. TBD

TBS

Wednesday., Oct. 12

Recreation 2: Braves vs. TBD

Fox or FS1

Recreation 2: Dodgers vs. TBD

Fox or FS1

Thursday, Oct. 13

Recreation 2: Yankees vs. TBD

TBS

Recreation 2: Astros vs. TBD

TBS

Friday, Oct. 14

Recreation 3: Braves vs. TBD

FS1

Recreation 3: Dodgers vs. TBD

FS1

Saturday, Oct. 15

Recreation 4: Braves vs. TBD (if nec.)

FS1

Recreation 4: Dodgers vs. TBD (if nec.)

FS1

Recreation 3: Yankees vs. TBD

TBS

Recreation 3: Astros vs. TBD

TBS

Sunday, Oct. 16

Recreation 4: Yankees vs. TBD (if nec.)

TBS

Recreation 4: Astros vs. TBD 4 (if nec.)

TBS

Recreation 5: Braves vs. TBD (if nec.)

FS1

Recreation 5: Dodgers vs. TBD (if nec.)

FS1

Monday, Oct. 17

Recreation 5: Yankees vs. TBD (if nec.)

TBS

Recreation 5: Astros vs. TBD (if nec.)

TBS

League Championship Sequence

Tuesday, Oct. 18

NLCS, Recreation 1

Fox or FS1

Wednesday, Oct. 19

NLCS, Recreation 2

Fox or FS1

ALCS, Recreation 1

TBS

Thursday, Oct. 20

ALCS, Recreation 2

TBS

Friday, Oct. 21

NLCS, Recreation 3

FS1

Saturday, Oct. 22

NLCS, Recreation 4

Fox or FS1

ALCS, Recreation 3

TBS

Sunday, Oct. 23

NLCS, Recreation 5 (if nec.)

FS1

NLCS, Recreation 4

TBS

Monday, Oct. 24

NLCS, Recreation 6 (if nec.)

FS1

ALCS, Recreation 5 (if nec.)

TBS

Tuesday, Oct. 25

NLCS, Recreation 7 (if nec.)

Fox and FS1

ALCS, Recreation 6 (if nec.)

TBS

Wednesday, Oct. 26

ALCS, Recreation 7 (if nec.)

TBS

World Sequence

Friday, Oct. 28

Recreation 1

Fox

Saturday, Oct. 29

Recreation 2

Fox

Sunday, Oct. 30

Journey Day

Monday, Oct. 31

Recreation 3

Fox

Tuesday., Nov. 1

Recreation 4

Fox

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Recreation 5 (if nec.)

Fox

Thursday, Nov. 3

Journey Day

Friday, Nov. 4

Recreation 6 (if nec.)

Fox

Saturday, Nov. 5

Recreation 7 (if nec.)

Fox