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[09/29/11 - 11:02 AM]
TBS Announces Telecast Schedule and Broadcasters for its Exclusive Coverage of the MLB Division Series
The channel's LDS coverage begins tomorrow Friday, September 30 with Rays/Rangers and Tigers/Yankees.

[via press release from TBS]

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

Saturday, October 1st to feature three games on TBS and one game on TNT

Following one of the most exciting finishes in Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season history, TBS begins its exclusive coverage of the League Division Series (LDS) on Friday, September 30, with doubleheader action featuring the best of the American League (AL). At 4:30 p.m. (ET), TBS will air the TBS MLB on Deck presented by Chrysler pre-game show featuring Matt Winer (host), Dennis Eckersley (analyst), Cal Ripken (analyst) and David Wells (analyst). The network will also conclude the day's action with the post-game show Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 (ALL TIMES ET)

5 p.m. The Texas Rangers (AL West Division Champions) will host the Tampa Bay Rays (AL Wild Card Champions) in Game #1 at 5 p.m. (ET). Don Orsillo (play-by-play) and Buck Martinez (analyst) will call the action with Jaime Maggio reporting.

8:30 p.m. The New York Yankees (AL East Division Champions) host the Detroit Tigers (AL Central Division Champions) in Game #1 at 8:30 p.m. (ET). Brian Anderson (play-by-play) will call the game alongside Ron Darling (analyst) and John Smoltz (analyst) with Tom Verducci reporting.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

MLB Postseason action continues on Saturday, October 1 with four LDS match-ups: three on TBS and one on sister-network TNT. TBS MLB on Deck presented by Chrysler will preview the games with Winer, Eckersley, Ripken and Wells at 1:30 p.m. (ET). Following the final game of the day, Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan will wrap up the day's results.

2 p.m. The Milwaukee Brewers (NL Central Division Champions) will host the Arizona Diamondbacks (NL West Division Champions) in Game #1 at 1:30 p.m. (ET). Victor Rojas (play-by-play), Joe Simpson (analyst) and Sam Ryan (reporter) will call the action.

5 p.m. The Philadelphia Phillies (NL East Division Champions) host the St. Louis Cardinals (NL Wild Card Champions) in Game #1 at 5 p.m. (ET). Dick Stockton (play-by-play) will call the game alongside Bob Brenly (analyst) with Craig Sager reporting.

7 p.m. GAME WILL AIR ON TNT: Tampa Bay Rays @ Texas Rangers, Game #2 Announcers: Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Jaime Maggio (reporter)

8:30 p.m. Detroit Tigers @ New York Yankees, Game #2 Announcers: Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst), John Smoltz (analyst) and Tom Verducci (reporter)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

MLB Postseason action continues on Sunday, October 2 with a doubleheader. TBS MLB on Deck presented by Chrysler will preview the games with Winer, Eckersley, Ripken and Wells at 4 p.m. (ET). Following the final game of the day, Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan will wrap up the day's results.

4:30 p.m. Arizona Diamondbacks @ Milwaukee Brewers, Game #2 Announcers: Victor Rojas (play-by-play), Joe Simpson (analyst) and Sam Ryan (reporter)

8 p.m. St. Louis Cardinals @ Philadelphia Phillies, Game #2 Announcers: Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Bob Brenly (analyst) and Craig Sager (reporter)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3

MLB Postseason action continues on Monday, October 3 with another doubleheader. TBS MLB on Deck presented by Chrysler will preview the games with Winer, Eckersley, Ripken and Wells at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Following the final game of the day, Inside MLB presented by Captain Morgan will wrap up the day's results.

5 p.m. Texas Rangers @ Tampa Bay Rays, Game #3 Announcers: Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Jaime Maggio (reporter)

8:30 p.m. New York Yankees @ Detroit Tigers, Game #3 Announcers: Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst), John Smoltz (analyst) and Tom Verducci (reporter)

TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is television's top-rated comedy network and is available in 100.8 million households. It serves as home to such original comedy series as Are We There Yet? and Tyler Perry's House of Payne and Meet the Browns; the late-night series CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien; hot contemporary comedies like Family Guy, The Office and Big Bang Theory, which begins later this year; special events, including star-studded comedy festivals in Chicago; blockbuster movies; hosted movie showcases; and championship sports.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

Turner Sports, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is an industry leader in televised and online sports programming, airing championship level sporting events on TBS, TNT and truTV, and managing some of the most popular sports sites on the Internet. Turner Sports' television line-up includes the NBA, Major League Baseball, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship, NASCAR and professional golf. The company's digital portfolio includes SI.com, NASCAR.COM, NCAA.com, PGATOUR.COM, GOLF.com and PGA.com, as well as an accompanying collection of mobile websites and connected device apps. Turner Sports and the NBA also jointly manage NBA Digital, which includes NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA Mobile, the NBA Game Time App, NBADLEAGUE.com and WNBA.com.





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