TBS Announces 2010 Major League Baseball Playoff TV Schedule for Division Series (ALDS, NLDS) Coverage

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October 3rd, 2010

TBS Announces Telecast Schedule and Broadcasters for its Exclusive Coverage of the MLB Division Series

The action gets underway on Wednesday, October 6 with a tripleheader starting at 1:30 p.m. (ET)

The Major League Baseball (MLB) Postseason gets underway on Wednesday, October 6 with exclusive Division Series coverage on TBS presented by BlackBerry starting with tripleheader action featuring the best of the American League (AL) and National League (NL). At 1 p.m. (ET), TBS will air the pre-game show TBS MLB On Deck presented by Jeep featuring Matt Winer (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst). The network will also conclude the day’s action with the post-game show Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan. (All times EST)

1:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Rays (AL East Division Champions) will host the Texas Rangers (AL West Division Champions) at 1:30 p.m. (ET). Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Marc Fein (reporter) will call the action.

5:00 p.m. Philadelphia Phillies (NL East Division Champions) host the Cincinnati Reds (NL Central Division Champions) at 5 p.m. (ET). Brian Anderson (play-by-play) will call the game alongside Joe Simpson (analyst) with David Aldridge reporting.

8:30 p.m. New York Yankees (AL Wild Card winner) will travel to Minneapolis to face the Minnesota Twins (American League Central Division Champions) at 8:30 p.m. (ET). Ernie Johnson will handle the play-by-play duties; Ron Darling and John Smoltz will serve as game analysts with Craig Sager reporting.

MLB Postseason action continues on Thursday, October 7 with another tripleheader. TBS MLB on Deck presented by Jeep will preview the games with Winer, Eckersley, Ripken and Wells at 2 p.m. (ET). Following the final game of the day, Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan will wrap up the day’s results.

2:30 p.m. Texas Rangers @ Tampa Bay Rays, Game #2
Announcers: Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Marc Fein (reporter)

6 p.m. New York Yankees @ Minnesota Twins, Game #2
Announcers: Ernie Johnson (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst), John Smoltz (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter)

9:30 p.m. Atlanta Braves (NL Wild Card winner) will travel west to face the San Francisco Giants (NL West Division Champions) in their NLDS Game #1 at 9:30 p.m. (ET) with Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Bob Brenly (analyst) and Tom Verducci (reporter) calling the game.

MLB Postseason action continues on Friday, October 8 with a doubleheader. TBS MLB on Deck presented by Jeep will preview the games with Winer, Eckersley, Ripken and Wells at 5:30 p.m. (ET). Following the final game of the day, Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan will wrap up the day’s results.

6 p.m. Cincinnati Reds @ Philadelphia Phillies, Game #2
Announcers: Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Joe Simpson (analyst) and David Aldridge (reporter)

9:30 p.m. Atlanta Braves @ San Francisco Giants, Game #2
Announcers: Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Bob Brenly (analyst) and Tom Verducci (reporter)

MLB Postseason action continues on Saturday, October 9 with another doubleheader. TBS MLB on Deck presented by Jeep will preview the games with Winer, Eckersley, Ripken and Wells at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Following the final game of the day, Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan will wrap up the day’s results.

5 p.m. Tampa Bay Rays @ Texas Rangers, Game #3
Announcers: Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Marc Fein (reporter)

8:30 p.m. Minnesota Twins @ New York Yankees, Game #3
Announcers: Ernie Johnson (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst), John Smoltz (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter)

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