(official Indians release)
2020 POSTSEASON SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
Postseason to Begin on Tuesday, September 29th with AL Wild Card Series;
The 116th World Series Slated for Tuesday, October 20th Start in Arlington, Texas
Beginning with Division Series, AL Games Will Be Held in Los Angeles and
San Diego; NL Games after Wild Card Series in Arlington and Houston
Major League Baseball today announced the schedule for the 2020 Postseason, which is set to open with the American League’s inaugural Wild Card Series on Tuesday, September 29th and the National League’s first Wild Card Series openers on Wednesday, September 30th. In the first neutral site Fall Classic in modern history, Game One of the 2020 World Series on FOX is set for Tuesday, October 20th at the new home of the Texas Rangers, Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. A potential Game Seven of the World Series is scheduled for Wednesday, October 28th.
All best-of-three Wild Card Series, which are presented by Hankook, will be played at the regular season home ballparks of each league’s top four seeds and be televised exclusively by ESPN and TBS. Then, beginning with the Division Series, Clubs will shift to neutral site locations for the duration of the 2020 Postseason due to health, safety and competitive considerations. American League games from the Division Series forward will be held in Los Angeles and San Diego, and National League games from the Division Series forward will be played in Arlington and Houston.
o Both best-of-five ALDS will be scheduled for Monday, October 5th through Friday, October 9th.
o Both best-of-five NLDS will be scheduled for Tuesday, October 6th through Saturday, October 10th.
All games telecast on FOX, TBS and MLB Network will be available to MLB.TV subscribers who are authenticated subscribers to the applicable network through a participating pay TV provider.
ESPN Radio will provide live national coverage of all 2020 MLB Postseason games.
The 2020 Postseason schedule, subject to change, accompanies this press release and can be viewed in its entirety at MLB.com/postseason.
2020 MLB Postseason Bracket