The 2016 Major League Baseball playoff schedule is set — well, the first three games, at least — and we now know when the Boston Red Sox will begin their quest for a fourth World Series title since 2004.
MLB announced the playoff schedule Monday, and Boston will open its American League Division Series best-of-five matchup with the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night at Progressive Field.
First pitch for Game 1 is scheduled for 8:08 p.m. ET.
Here are the start times for the first three games of the series.
Game 1: Indians 5, Red Sox 4
Game 2: Friday, Oct. 7, 4:38 p.m., Progressive Field, Cleveland
Game 3: Sunday, Oct. 9, 4:08 p.m., Fenway Park, Boston
Game 4 (if necessary): Monday, Oct. 10, 6:08 p.m., Fenway Park, Boston
Game 5 (if necessary): Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6:08 p.m. or 8:08 p.m., Progressive Field, Cleveland
All five games will be televised on TBS.
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