July 26, 2021

2020 MLB playoffs schedule, bubble locations and how to watch every postseason game (ESPN)


Major League Baseball has announced the schedule for the unique 16-team 2020 MLB playoffs, which are set to open with the wild-card round beginning Tuesday, Sept. 29, and continuing through the first neutral-site World Series in MLB history scheduled from Tuesday, Oct. 20 through Wednesday, Oct. 28, at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

Will the Los Angeles Dodgers end their three-decade World Series drought? Will the New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays or Tampa Bay Rays give the AL East another champion? Or will the young Chicago White Sox or San Diego Padres turn their exciting regular seasons into October glory? Here are the details on every matchup of this year’s playoff format.

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ESPN Radio will have live coverage of every postseason game.

Wild Card

Best-of-three. All games at home ballpark of better seed.

Wild-card series games will air on ESPN and TBS

Tuesday, Sept. 29

AL Wild-Card Series A (1/8) Game 1

AL Wild-Card Series B (2/7) Game 1

AL Wild-Card Series C (3/6) Game 1

AL Wild-Card Series D (4/5) Game 1

Wednesday, Sept. 30

AL Wild-Card Series A (1/8) Game 2

AL Wild-Card Series B (2/7) Game 2

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