2020 MLB playoff schedule: Wild-card round, divisional series, ALCS, NLCS, World Series dates, times, TV information

Following a truncated 60-game regular season, the Major League Baseball playoffs will feature an expanded, 16-team field.

While the wild-card series will be played at the home fields of the higher seeds, the divisional round, league championship series and World Series will be played in bubble locations. Those locations are: 

NLDS: Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, and Minute Maid Park in Houston

ALDS: Petco Park in San Diego and Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles

NLCS: Globe Life Field

ALCS: Petco Park

World Series: Globe Life Park

Here is the complete schedule for the 2020 MLB playoffs, including game times and television information:

* —  if necessary

WILD-CARD ROUND

American League

Houston Astros (6) at Minnesota Twins (3)

  • Game 1: Sept. 29, 2 p.m. ET (ABC)
  • Game 2: Sept. 30, 1 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
  • Game 3: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

Chicago White Sox (7) at Oakland A's (2)

  • Game 1: Sept. 29, 3 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 2: Sept. 30, 3 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 3: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

Toronto Blue Jays (8) at Tampa Bay Rays (1)

  • Game 1: Sept. 29, 5 p.m. ET (TBS)
  • Game 2: Sept. 30, 4 p.m. ET (TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

New York Yankees (5) at Cleveland Indians (4)

  • Game 1: Sept. 29, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 2: Sept. 30, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 3: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

National League

Cincinnati Reds (7) at Atlanta Braves (2)

  • Game 1: Sept. 30, 12 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 2: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 2, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

Miami Marlins (6) at Chicago Cubs (3)

  • Game 1: Sept. 30, 2 p.m. ET (ABC)
  • Game 2: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 2, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

St. Louis Cardinals (5) at San Diego Padres (4)

  • Game 1: Sept. 30, 5 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
  • Game 2: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 2, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

Milwaukee Brewers (8) at Los Angeles Dodgers (1)

  • Game 1: Sept. 30, 10 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Game 2: Oct. 1, TBD (ESPN/TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 2, TBD (ESPN/TBS)*

DIVISIONAL SERIES

ALDS (AL 4/5 vs. AL 1/8)

  • Game 1: Oct. 5 (TBS)
  • Game 2: Oct. 6 (TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 7 (TBS)
  • Game 4: Oct. 8 (TBS)*
  • Game 5: Oct. 9 (TBS)*

ALDS (AL 3/6 vs. AL 2/7)

  • Game 1: Oct. 5 (TBS)
  • Game 2: Oct. 6 (TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 7 (TBS)
  • Game 4: Oct. 8 (TBS)*
  • Game 5: Oct. 9 (TBS)*

NLDS (NL 4/5 vs. NL 1/8)

  • Game 1: Oct. 6 (MLB/FS1)
  • Game 2: Oct. 7 (MLB/FS1)
  • Game 3: Oct. 8 (MLB/FS1)
  • Game 4: Oct. 9 (FS1)*
  • Game 5: Oct. 10 (FS1)*

NLDS (NL 3/6 vs. NL 2/7)

  • Game 1: Oct. 6 (MLB/FS1)
  • Game 2: Oct. 7 (MLB/FS1)
  • Game 3: Oct. 8 (MLB/FS1)
  • Game 4: Oct. 9 (FS1)*
  • Game 5: Oct. 10 (FS1)*

LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

ALCS

  • Game 1: Oct. 11 (TBS)
  • Game 2: Oct. 12 (TBS)
  • Game 3: Oct. 13 (TBS)
  • Game 4: Oct. 14 (TBS)
  • Game 5: Oct. 15 (TBS)*
  • Game 6: Oct. 16 (TBS)*
  • Game 7: Oct. 17 (TBS)*

NLCS

  • Game 1: Oct. 12 (FOX/FS1)
  • Game 2: Oct. 13 (FOX/FS1)
  • Game 3: Oct. 14 (FOX/FS1)
  • Game 4: Oct. 15 (FOX/FS1)
  • Game 5: Oct. 16 (FOX/FS1)*
  • Game 6: Oct. 17 (FOX/FS1)*
  • Game 7: Oct. 18 (FOX/FS1)*

WORLD SERIES

  • Game 1: Oct. 20 (FOX)
  • Game 2: Oct. 21 (FOX)
  • Game 3: Oct. 23 (FOX)
  • Game 4: Oct. 24 (FOX)
  • Game 5: Oct. 25 (FOX)*
  • Game 6: Oct. 27 (FOX)*
  • Game 7: Oct. 28 (FOX)*

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