Major League Baseball's Postseason Schedule & Calendar Date
The late date for the World Series is slated to begin on March 31, the season began with a delayed Opening Day on April 7.
Those wild-card series will kick off with four games each on Friday, Oct. 7, and Saturday, Oct. 8.
Any necessary Game 3s will be played on Sunday, Oct. 9.
The winners of the wild-card rounds will enjoy a quick turnaround for the best-of-five League Division Series, which will start with four games on Tuesday, Oct. 11.
The best-of-seven League Championship Series will begin with Game 1 of the NLCS on Oct. 18, while the first game of the ALCS will take place the following day.
The World Series will begin on Friday, Oct. 28. The series will be in the 2-3-2 format with travel days after Games 2 and 5.
The entire wild-card round will be televised on ESPN platforms.
Fox and FS1 will also carry the NL contests in that round, with TBS covering the ALCS.