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You should know these key dates for postseason play

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With the Houston Astros on a roll, it's worth knowing the schedule for postseason play.

Major League Baseball this week announced the 2019 postseason schedule. Here are three key dates:

1. If necessary, tiebreaker games would be Sept. 30.
2. The National and American League Wild Card games will be Oct.  1-2.
3. Game 1 of the World Series is set for Oct. 22.

Here are all of the dates:

WILD CARD

• Tuesday, Oct. 1: NL Wild Card Game, TBS
• Wednesday, Oct. 2: AL Wild Card Game, ESPN

DIVISION SERIES

NLDS on TBS; ALDS on FS1 or MLB Network
A = Involves club with best record; B = Not involving club with best record

• Thursday, Oct. 3: NLDS 'A' Game 1, TBS
• Thursday, Oct. 3: NLDS 'B' Game 1, TBS
• Friday, Oct. 4: ALDS 'A' Game 1, FS1 or MLBN
• Friday, Oct. 4: ALDS 'B' Game 1, FS1 or MLBN
• Friday, Oct. 4: NLDS 'A' Game 2, TBS
• Friday, Oct. 4: NLDS 'B' Game 2, TBS
• Saturday, Oct. 5: ALDS 'A' Game 2, FS1 or MLBN
• Saturday, Oct. 5: ALDS 'B' Game 2, FS1 or MLBN
• Sunday, Oct. 6: NLDS 'A' Game 3, TBS
• Sunday, Oct. 6: NLDS 'B' Game 3, TBS=
• Monday, Oct. 7: ALDS 'A' Game 3, FS1 or MLBN
• Monday, Oct. 7: ALDS 'B' Game 3, FS1 or MLBN
• Monday, Oct. 7: NLDS 'A' Game 4 (if necessary), TBS
• Monday, Oct. 7: NLDS 'B' Game 4 (if necessary), TBS
• Tuesday, Oct. 8: ALDS 'A' Game 4 (if necessary), FS1
• Tuesday, Oct. 8: ALDS 'B' Game 4 (if necessary), FS1
• Wednesday, Oct. 9: NLDS 'A' Game 5 (if necessary), TBS
• Wednesday, Oct. 9: NLDS 'B' Game 5 (if necessary), TBS
• Thursday, Oct. 10: ALDS 'A' Game 5 (if necessary), FS1
• Thursday, Oct. 10: ALDS 'B' Game 5 (if necessary), FS1

LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

NLCS on TBS; ALCS on FS1 or FOX

• Friday, Oct. 11: NLCS Game 1, TBS
• Saturday, Oct. 12: ALCS Game 1, FOX or FS1
• Saturday, Oct. 12: NLCS Game 2, TBS
• Sunday, Oct. 13: ALCS Game 2, FOX or FS1
• Monday, Oct. 14: NLCS Game 3, TBS
• Tuesday, Oct. 15: ALCS Game 3, FOX or FS1
• Tuesday, Oct. 15: NLCS Game 4, TBS
• Wednesday, Oct. 16: ALCS Game 4, FOX or FS1
• Wednesday, Oct. 16: NLCS Game 5 (if necessary), TBS
• Thursday, Oct. 17: ALCS Game 5 (if necessary), FOX or FS1
• Friday, Oct. 18: NLCS Game 6 (if necessary), TBS
• Saturday, Oct. 19: ALCS Game 6 (if necessary), FOX or FS1
• Saturday, Oct. 19: NLCS Game 7 (if necessary), TBS
• Sunday, Oct. 20: ALCS Game 7 (if necessary), FOX or FS1

WORLD SERIES

On FOX
Games 1-2, 6-7 at club with better record

• Tuesday, Oct. 22: World Series Game 1, FOX
• Wednesday, Oct. 23: World Series Game 2, FOX
• Thursday, Oct. 24: Travel day
• Friday, Oct. 25: World Series Game 3, FOX
• Saturday, Oct. 26: World Series Game 4, FOX
• Sunday, Oct. 27: World Series Game 5 (if necessary), FOX
• Monday, Oct. 28 Travel day (if necessary)
• Tuesday, Oct. 29: World Series Game 6 (if necessary), FOX
• Wednesday, Oct. 30: World Series Game 7 (if necessary), FOX