2022 MLB playoffs: Schedule, dates, TV channel, reside stream, format as Wild Card Sequence kicks off Oct. 7

October 3, 2022

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Main League Baseball’s 2022 postseason is sort of right here. The MLB common season wraps up Wednesday (Oct. 5) and the expanded, 12-team playoffs get underway on Friday (Oct. 7) with the best-of-three Wild Card Sequence. That is the most important playoff subject ever for a full, 162-game season, and you’ll be able to learn extra on the brand new format right here. The Wild Card Sequence matchups will not be but set, however we do know we’re simply days away from playoff baseball.

We additionally know that the 2022 MLB postseason will stretch past October. Sport 4 of the 2022 World Sequence is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 1, so that could be a assured date. Sport 7 of the World Sequence is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 5. It will be the newest World Sequence sport in MLB historical past. As a result of the primary week of the common season was postponed as a result of house owners’ lockout, every group had three make-up video games added to the tip of their schedule. 

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Listed below are another issues to learn about this yr’s postseason schedule:

  • The perfect-of-three Wild Card Sequence shall be performed on three consecutive days. There is no such thing as a off-day inside the collection.
  • There are not any off days between Video games 4 and 5 of the LDS, or between Video games 5 and 6 of the LCS. Journey might be a nightmare ought to groups on reverse coasts meet.
  • The World Sequence follows the same old 2-3-2 format with off-days between Video games 2 and three, and Video games 5 and 6.

Beneath is the complete 2022 MLB postseason schedule, together with broadcast data (instances haven’t but been introduced). Video games on ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, Fox and FS1 will be streamed on fuboTV (strive totally free).

Wild Card Sequence (best-of-three)

Friday, Oct. 7

NLWC A, Sport 1

ESPN

NLWC B, Sport 1

ESPN

ALWC A, Sport 1

ESPN

ALWC B, Sport 1

ESPN

Saturday, Oct. 8

NLWC A, Sport 2

ESPN

NLWC A, Sport 2

ESPN

ALWC A, Sport 2

ESPN

ALCS B, Sport 2

ESPN

Sunday, Oct. 9

NLWC A, Sport 3 (if nec.)

ESPN

NLWC B, Sport 3 (if nec.)

ESPN

ALWC A, Sport 3 (if nec.)

ESPN

ALWC B, Sport 3 (if nec.)

ESPN

League Division Sequence (best-of-five)

Tuesday, Oct. 11

NLDS A, Sport 1

Fox or FS1

NLDS B, Sport 1

Fox or FS1

ALDS A, Sport 1

TBS

ALDS B, Sport 1

TBS

Wednesday., Oct. 12

NLDS A, Sport 2

Fox or FS1

NLDS B, Sport 2

Fox or FS1

Thursday, Oct. 13

ALDS A, Sport 2

TBS

ALDS B, Sport 2

TBS

Friday, Oct. 14

NLDS A, Sport 3

FS1

NLDS B, Sport 3

FS1

Saturday, Oct. 15

NLDS A, Sport 4 (if nec.)

FS1

NLDS B, Sport 4 (if nec.)

FS1

ALDS A, Sport 3

TBS

ALDS B, Sport 3

TBS

Sunday, Oct. 16

ALDS A, Sport 4 (if nec.)

TBS

ALDS B, Sport 4 (if nec.)

TBS

NLDS A, Sport 5 (if nec.)

FS1

NLDS B Sport 5 (if nec.)

FS1

Monday, Oct. 17

ALDS A, Sport 5 (if nec.)

TBS

ALDS B, Sport 5 (if nec.)

TBS

League Championship Sequence (best-of-seven)

Tuesday, Oct. 18

NLCS, Sport 1

Fox or FS1

Wednesday, Oct. 19

NLCS, Sport 2

Fox or FS1

ALCS, Sport 1

TBS

Thursday, Oct. 20

ALCS, Sport 2

TBS

Friday, Oct. 21

NLCS, Sport 3

FS1

Saturday, Oct. 22

NLCS, Sport 4

Fox or FS1

ALCS, Sport 3

TBS

Sunday, Oct. 23

NLCS, Sport 5 (if nec.)

FS1

NLCS, Sport 4

TBS

Monday, Oct. 24

NLCS, Sport 6 (if nec.)

FS1

ALCS, Sport 5 (if nec.)

TBS

Tuesday, Oct. 25

NLCS, Sport 7 (if nec.)

Fox and FS1

ALCS, Sport 6 (if nec.)

TBS

Wednesday, Oct. 26

ALCS, Sport 7 (if nec.)

TBS

World Sequence (best-of-seven)

Friday, Oct. 28

Sport 1

Fox

Saturday, Oct. 29

Sport 2

Fox

Sunday, Oct. 30

Journey Day

Monday, Oct. 31

Sport 3

Fox

Tuesday., Nov. 1

Sport 4

Fox

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Sport 5 (if nec.)

Fox

Thursday, Nov. 3

Journey Day

Friday, Nov. 4

Sport 6 (if nec.)

Fox

Saturday, Nov. 5

Sport 7 (if nec.)

Fox