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MLB postseason schedule starts with AL wild card game Oct. 4

A member of the grounds crew paints a

A member of the grounds crew paints a World Series logo at Citi Field on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 in preparation for the World Series home games between the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals. Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

The MLB postseason will open with the American League wild-card game on Tuesday, Oct. 4, followed by the National League wild-card game the next day.

In releasing its playoff schedule on Tuesday, MLB also said the World Series will begin on Tuesday Oct. 25 at the home the AL champion. A seventh and deciding game, if necessary, is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 2.

The AL division series begin Thursday, Oct. 6; the NL division series begin Friday, Oct. 7.

The AL championship series is scheduled to begin on Friday, Oct. 14; the NL championship series on Oct. 15.

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