MLB's 2013 postseason to start Oct. 1 with NL wild-card game

Ten teams will vie to replace the Giants as champs starting Oct. 2. (USATSI)
Ten teams will vie to replace the Giants as champs starting Oct. 1. (USATSI)

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MLB has announced the 2013 postseason schedule. Here's how all four rounds will unfold ...

NL and AL wild-card games -- Oct. 1, 2
NLDS -- Oct. 3, 4, 6, 7*, 9*
ALDS -- Oct. 4, 5, 7, 8*, 10*
NLCS -- Oct. 11, 12, 14, 15, 16*, 18*, 19*
ALCS -- Oct. 12, 13, 15, 16, 17*, 19*, 20*
World Series -- Oct. 23, 24, 26, 27, 28*, 30*, 31* 
(* -- if necessary) 

Yes, a potential Game 7 of the World Series would go down on Halloween night, barring the unforeseen.

TBS will handle the wild-card games and 18 of the potential 20 LDS games (MLB Network will pick up the remaining two) and the NLCS. Fox will be at the switch for the ALCS and the World Series.

Wild Card Games
Date Time Game TV
Tue. October 1 TBA NL Wild Card Game TBS
Wed. October 2 TBA AL Wild Card Game TBS



American League Division Series -- No. 1 seed vs. Wild Card Winner
Date Time Site TV
Fri. October 4 TBA TBD TBS or MLBN
Sat. October 5 TBA TBD TBS
Mon. October 7 TBA TBD TBS or MLBN
Tues. October 8 TBA TBD* TBS
Thu. October 10 TBA TBD* TBS



American League Division Series -- No. 2 seed vs. No. 3 Seed
Date Time Site TV
Fri. October 4 TBA TBD TBS or MLBN
Sat. October 5 TBA TBD TBS
Mon. October 7 TBA TBD TBS or MLBN
Tues. October 8 TBA TBD* TBS
Thu. October 10 TBA TBD* TBS



National League Division Series -- No. 1 seed vs. Wild Card Winner
Date Time Site TV
Thurs. October 3 TBA TBD TBS
Fri. October 4 TBA TBD TBS or MLBN
Sun. October 6 TBA TBD TBS
Mon. October 7 TBA TBD* TBS or MLBN
Wed. October 9 TBA TBD* TBS



National League Division Series -- No. 2 seed vs. No. 3 Seed
Date Time Site TV
Fri. October 4 TBA TBD TBS or MLBN
Sat. October 5 TBA TBD TBS
Mon. October 7 TBA TBD TBS or MLBN
Tues. October 8 TBA TBD* TBS
Thu. October 10 TBA TBD* TBS



American League Championship Series
Date Time Site TV
Sat. October 12 TBA TBA FOX
Sun. October 13 TBA TBD FOX
Tues. October 15 TBA TBD FOX
Wed. October 16 TBA TBD FOX
Thu. October 17 TBA TBD* FOX
Sat. October 19 TBA TBD* FOX
Sun. October 20 TBA TBD* FOX



National League Championship Series
Date Time Site TV
Fri. October 11 TBA TBD TBS
Sat. October 12 TBA TBD TBS
Mon. October 14 TBA TBD TBS
Tues. October 15 TBA TBD TBS
Wed. October 16 TBA TBD* TBS
Fri. October 18 TBA TBD* TBS
Sat. October 19 TBA TBD* TBS



World Series
Date Time Site TV
Wed. October 23 TBA NL at AL FOX
Thu. October 24 TBA NL at AL FOX
Sat. October 26 TBA AL at NL FOX
Sun. October 27 TBA AL at NL FOX
Mon. October 28 TBA AL at NL* FOX
Wed. October 30 TBA NL at AL* FOX
Thu. October 31 TBA NL at AL* FOX
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