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MLB announces 2017 playoff schedule

Here’s what we can (hopefully) look forward to in October.

World Series - St Louis Cardinals v Boston Red Sox - Game Six

On Tuesday, MLB released the schedule for the upcoming postseason, in which the Red Sox will hopefully participating. Things will kick off right at the beginning of October, with the American League Wild Card Game on October 3 on ESPN and the National League Wild Card Game taking place the next day on TBS. Obviously, the Red Sox are hoping to avoid that one-game playoff, and they are currently in a good position to do so. If they do end up winning their division and do avoid that Wild Card Game, the ALDS will start two days later on the fifth.

Here, is the full schedule for the AL side.

Both AL Division Series open on Thursday, Oct. 5 — the NLDS both start one day later— and have the following schedule, broadcast between Fox Sports 1 and MLB Network:

Game 1: Thursday, Oct. 5, home

Game 2: Friday, Oct. 6, home

Game 3: Sunday, Oct. 8, away

Game 4*: Monday, Oct. 9, away

Game 5*: Wednesday, Oct. 11, home

*if necessary

The AL Championship Series then begins on Friday, Oct. 13th, broadcast between Fox and Fox Sports 1:

Game 1: Friday, Oct. 13, home

Game 2: Saturday, Oct. 14, home

Game 3: Monday, Oct. 16, away

Game 4: Tuesday, Oct. 17, away

Game 5*: Wednesday, Oct. 18, away

Game 6*: Friday, Oct. 20, home

Game 7*: Saturday, Oct. 21, home

*if necessary

Finally, the World Series kicks off on Tuesday, Oct. 24th on Fox with the following schedule:

Game 1: Tuesday, Oct. 24, home

Game 2: Wednesday, Oct. 25, home

Game 3: Friday, Oct. 27, away

Game 4: Saturday, Oct. 28, away

Game 5*: Sunday, Oct. 29, away

Game 6*: Tuesday, Oct. 31, home

Game 7*: Wednesday, Nov. 1, home

*if necessary