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[10/05/09 - 01:28 PM]
TBS Announces Telecast Schedule for Its Exclusive Coverage of the Mlb Division Series
The network will also have exclusive coverage of the Tigers/Twins tiebreaker tomorrow starting at 5:00/4:00c.

[via press release from TBS]

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

The network will also have exclusive coverage of the Tigers @ Twins American League Central Tiebreaker Game on Tuesday, October 6 at 5 p.m. (ET)

MLB Postseason coverage gets underway with Division Series Coverage on TBS presented by BlackBerry on Wednesday, October 7 with tripleheader action featuring the best of the American and National League. Leading off will be the NL East Division Champion Philadelphia Phillies hosting the NL Wild Card winner Colorado Rockies at 2:30 p.m. (ET). Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Joe Simpson (analyst) and David Aldridge (reporter) will call the action. If the AL East Division Champion New York Yankees choose to begin their series on Wednesday, they will host the AL Central Division Champion Detroit Tigers/Minnesota Twins at 6 p.m. (ET). Chip Caray (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter) will call the game. TBS will have exclusive coverage of the Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins tie-breaker game on Tuesday, October 6 at 5 p.m. (ET). Caray (play-by-play), Darling (analyst), and Sager (reporter) will call the action. If the Yankees choose to begin their series on Thursday, the second game of Wednesday's tripleheader will be the AL West Division Champion Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hosting the AL Wild Card winner Boston Red Sox at 6 p.m. (ET). Don Orsillo (play-by-play) will call the game alongside Buck Martinez (analyst) with Marc Fein reporting. Game three of the October 7 tripleheader will be the NL Central Division Champion St. Louis Cardinals traveling west to face the NL West Division winner Los Angeles Dodgers at 9:30 p.m. (ET). Dick Stockton will handle the play-by-play duties, Bob Brenly will serve as game analyst with Tom Verducci reporting.

MLB Postseason action continues on Thursday, October 8 with another tripleheader. NLDS Game #2 between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Colorado Rockies gets underway at 2:30 p.m. (ET). Anderson (play-by-play) and Simpson (analyst) will be in the booth with Aldridge reporting. If the Yankees choose to begin their series on Wednesday, the second game will feature Game #2 between the Cardinals @ Dodgers at 6 p.m. (ET) with Stockton handling the play-by-play, Brenly analyzing the game and Verducci reporting. The third game of the night will either feature the Angels hosting the Red Sox in their ALDS Game #1 at 9:30 p.m. (ET) with Orsillo (play-by-play), Martinez (analyst) and Fein (reporter) calling the game. If the Yankees choose to begin their LDS on Thursday, they will host the Tigers/Twins at 6 p.m. (ET) for Game #1 and the Dodgers would host the Cardinals (Game #2) in the third game of the tripleheader at 9:30 p.m. (ET).

Thirty minutes prior to each day's first game, TBS will air the pre-game show TBS MLB On Deck featuring Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst). The network will also conclude each day's action with the post-game show Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan featuring Johnson, Eckersley, Ripken and Wells.

TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is television's top-rated comedy network. It serves as home to such original comedy series as My Boys, Tyler Perry's House of Payne and Meet the Browns, as well as the upcoming Neighbors from Hell; late-night series like the upcoming Lopez Tonight, starring George Lopez, and The Very Funny Show, hosted by Tim Meadows; hot contemporary comedies like The Office, My Name is Earl, Family Guy and Seinfeld; specials like Funniest Commercials of the Year; special events, including star-studded comedy festivals in Chicago and Las Vegas; blockbuster movies; and hosted movie showcases.

Turner Sports, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., presents some of the best and most popular sporting events worldwide and is a leader in televised and online sports programming. With events airing on TBS and TNT, Turner Sports' line-up includes NASCAR and NASCAR.COM, the NBA, Major League Baseball, professional golf, PGATOUR.COM and PGA.com. Turner Sports and the NBA also jointly manage NBA Digital, which includes NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA League Pass, NBADLeague.com and WNBA.com.

MLB TIE-BREAKER GAME

DAY/DATE

TIME (ET) EVENT

Tue., October 6

5 p.m. Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins Announcers: Chip Caray (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter)

MLB DIVISION SERIES ON TBS SCHEDULE

DAY/DATE

TIME (ET) EVENT

Wed., October 7 (***IF YANKEES BEGIN LDS ON WEDNESDAY***)

2 p.m. TBS MLB On Deck Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)

2:30 p.m. Colorado Rockies @ Philadelphia Phillies, Game #1 Announcers: Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Joe Simpson (analyst) and David Aldridge (reporter)

6 p.m. Detroit Tigers/Minnesota Twins @ New York Yankees, Game #1 Announcers: Chip Caray (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter)

9:30 p.m. St. Louis Cardinals @ Los Angeles Dodgers, Game #1 Announcers: Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Bob Brenly (analyst) and Tom Verducci (reporter)

Post-game Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)

Thu., October 8

2 p.m. TBS MLB On Deck Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)

2:30 p.m. Colorado Rockies @ Philadelphia Phillies, Game #2 Announcers: Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Joe Simpson (analyst) and David Aldridge (reporter)

6 p.m. St. Louis Cardinals @ Los Angeles Dodgers, Game #2 Announcers: Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Bob Brenly (analyst) and Tom Verducci (reporter)

9:30 p.m. Boston Red Sox @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Game #1 Announcers: Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Marc Fein (reporter)

Post-game Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)

Wed., October 7 (***IF YANKEES BEGIN LDS ON THURSDAY***)

2 p.m. TBS MLB On Deck Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)

2:30 p.m. Colorado Rockies @ Philadelphia Phillies, Game #1 Announcers: Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Joe Simpson (analyst) and David Aldridge (reporter)

6 p.m. Boston Red Sox @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Game #1 Announcers: Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Marc Fein (reporter)

9:30 p.m. St. Louis Cardinals @ Los Angeles Dodgers, Game #1 Announcers: Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Bob Brenly (analyst) and Tom Verducci (reporter)

Post-game Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)

Thu., October 8

2 p.m. TBS MLB On Deck Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)

2:30 p.m. Colorado Rockies @ Philadelphia Phillies, Game #2 Announcers: Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Joe Simpson (analyst) and David Aldridge (reporter)

6 p.m. Detroit Tigers/Minnesota Twins @ New York Yankees, Game #1 Announcers: Chip Caray (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter)

9:30 p.m. St. Louis Cardinals @ Los Angeles Dodgers, Game #2 Announcers: Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Bob Brenly (analyst) and Tom Verducci (reporter)

Post-game Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)

Fri., October 9 (***REGARDLESS OF WHEN YANKEES BEGIN LDS***)

5:30 p.m. TBS MLB On Deck Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)

6 p.m. Detroit Tigers/Minnesota Twins @ New York Yankees, Game #2 Announcers: Chip Caray (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter)

9:30 p.m. Boston Red Sox @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Game #2 Announcers: Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Marc Fein (reporter)

Post-game Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)

Sat., October 10

6 p.m. TBS MLB On Deck Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)

6:30 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers @ St. Louis Cardinals, Game #3 Announcers: Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Bob Brenly (analyst) and Tom Verducci (reporter)

10 p.m. Philadelphia Phillies @ Colorado Rockies, Game #3 Announcers: Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Joe Simpson (analyst) and David Aldridge (reporter)

Post-game Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan Ernie Johnson (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)





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