As the 2010 MLB regular season comes to a conclusion tonight, MLB has release the schedule for the upcoming 2010 playoffs. In the National League, the Philadelphia Phillies will get the #1 seed and will face the #3 seeded Cincinnati Reds. Since the wildcard winner came out of the NL East, the Atlanta Braves will meet the #2 seeded San Francisco Giants. In the American League, the top seeded Tampa Bay Rays will square off against the #3 Texas Rangers, while the #2 seeded Minnesota Twins will face the New York Yankees.
The NLDS and ALDS will kickoff on Wednesday October 6th,2010. Wednesday will feature 3 Division Series games including the Rangers @ Rays, Yankees @ Twins, and Red @ Phillies. The complete 2010 Playoff Schedule is as follows:
|Tampa Bay Rays vs. Texas Rangers||Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees|
|ALDS Game 1: Rays vs Rangers||Wednesday, Oct. 6||ALDS Game 1: Twins vs Yankees||Wednesday, Oct. 6|
|ALDS Game 2: Rays vs Rangers||Thursday, Oct. 7||ALDS Game 2: Twins vs Yankees||Thursday, Oct. 7|
|ALDS Game 3: Rangers vs Rays||Saturday, Oct. 9||ALDS Game 3: Yankees vs Twins||Saturday, Oct. 9|
|ALDS Game 4: Rangers vs Rays||Sunday, Oct. 10||ALDS Game 4: Yankees vs Twins||Sunday, Oct. 10|
|ALDS Game 5: Rays vs Rangers||Tuesday, Oct. 12||ALDS Game 5: Twins vs Yankees||Tuesday, Oct. 12|
|Philadelphia Phillies vs. Cincinnati Reds||San Francisco Giants vs.Atlanta Braves|
|NLDS Game 1: Phillies vs Reds||Wednesday, Oct. 6||NLDS Game 1: Giants vs Braves||Thursday, Oct. 7|
|NLDS Game 2: Phillies vs Reds||Friday, Oct. 8||NLDS Game 2: Giants vs Braves||Friday, Oct. 8|
|NLDS Game 3: Reds vs Phillies||Sunday, Oct. 10||NLDS Game 3: Braves vs Giants||Sunday, Oct. 10|
|NLDS Game 4: Reds vs Phillies||Monday, Oct. 11||NLDS Game 4: Braves vs Giants||Monday, Oct. 11|
|NLDS Game 5: Phillies vs Reds||Wednesday, Oct. 13||NLDS Game 5: Giants vs Braves||Wednesday, Oct. 13|
Although, many baseball and sports fans alike have already turned their attention to college and NFL football, baseball purist are eagerly awaiting the start of the MLB Playoffs. This season will feature some familiar faces with the Yankees, Phillies, Braves, and Twins all qualifying for the post season once again. However, this season also features some yound and exciting surprises such as the Reds, Rangers, Rays, and Giants. No matter which team you are rooting for be sure to check out our MLB Classifieds to find the best deals on MLB Playoff Tickets.