TBS’ Extensive Coverage of 2013 MLB Postseason Continues with American League Wild Card Game & Division Series

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October 2nd, 2013

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TBS’ Extensive Coverage of 2013 MLB Postseason Continues with American League Wild Card Game & Division Series

TBS continues its expansive 2013 MLB Postseason coverage with the exclusive presentation of the AL Wild Card Game – the Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians – tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. ET. The network’s coverage of the MLB Division Series will begin tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 3, with a doubleheader featuring the St. Louis Cardinals hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates at 5 p.m. and the Los Angeles Dodgers visiting the Atlanta Braves at 8:30 p.m.

Brian Anderson will call the AL Wild Card Game with analysts John Smoltz and Joe Simpson and reporter Rachel Nichols. Dick Stockton will provide play by play for the Pirates/Cardinals telecast with analyst Bob Brenly and reporter Matt Winer, with Ernie Johnson handling the call for the Dodgers/Braves showdown with analysts Ron Darling and Cal Ripken and reporter Craig Sager.

TBS’ coverage will begin Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 3, at 4 p.m. with the MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by Jeep show hosted by Keith Olbermann with analysts Pedro Martinez and Tom Verducci, guest analyst Mark DeRosa, and commentary and insights from Dirk Hayhurst. Following each night’s game coverage, the studio team will wrap up the action on The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Johnnie Walker.

Following is the LDS schedule through the opening week of the MLB Postseason on TBS:

Date Time (ET) Games/Commentator Teams
Wednesday, Oct. 2
7 p.m. ET
MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by Jeep
Keith Olbermann (host), Mark DeRosa, Dirk Hayhurst, Pedro Martinez and Tom Verducci (analysts)

8 p.m.
A.L. Wild Card: Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians
Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Joe Simpson and John Smoltz (analysts) with Rachel Nichols (reporter)

Postgame
The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Johnnie Walker
Olbermann, DeRosa, Hayhurst, Martinez and Verducci

Thursday, Oct. 3
4 p.m. ET
MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by Jeep
Olbermann, DeRosa, Hayhurst, Martinez and Verducci

5 p.m.
NLDS: Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals (Game 1)
Dick Stockton (play-by-play) and Bob Brenly (analyst) with Matt Winer (reporter)

8:30 p.m.
NLDS: Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves (Game 1)
Ernie Johnson (play-by-play), Ron Darling and Cal Ripken (analysts) with Craig Sager (reporter)

Postgame
The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Johnnie Walker
Olbermann, DeRosa, Hayhurst, Martinez and Verducci

Friday, Oct. 4
2:30 p.m.
MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by Jeep
Olbermann, Hayhurst, Martinez and Verducci

3 p.m.
ALDS: A.L. Wild Card at Boston Red Sox (Game 1)
Anderson, Simpson and Smoltz with Nichols

6 p.m.
NLDS: Dodgers at Braves (Game 2)
Johnson, Darling and Ripken with Sager

9:30 p.m.
ALDS: Detroit Tigers at Oakland Athletics (Game 1)
Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Dennis Eckersley and Buck Martinez (analysts) with David Aldridge (reporter)

Postgame
The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Johnnie Walker
Olbermann, Hayhurst, Martinez and Verducci

Saturday, Oct. 5
4:30 p.m.
MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by Jeep
Olbermann, Hayhurst, Martinez and Verducci

5:30 p.m.
ALDS: AL Wild Card at Red Sox (Game 2)
Anderson, Simpson and Smoltz with Nichols

9 p.m.
ALDS: Tigers at Athletics (Game 2)
Orsillo, Eckersley and Martinez with Aldridge

Post-game The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Johnnie Walker
Olbermann, Hayhurst, Martinez and Verducci

 
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