The Dodgers put postseason tickets on sale today.

The Dodgers lead the San Francisco Giants by six games in the National League West standings with 12 games left on the schedule. Clinching a berth in the playoffs is becoming a formality.

With that in mind, the Dodgers put tickets for potential National League Wild Card, NL Division Series and NL Championship Series home games on sale today at www.dodgers.com/postseason. (Tickets are not sold for a specific date, but for a corresponding home game in each postseason round.)

Below is a look at the possibilities for game days and such:

Dodgers playoff schedule

Should the Dodgers win the National League West and have the best or second-best record of the three division winners, they would open postseason play at home on Friday, October 7. Game 2 would be Saturday, October 8 and Game 5 (if necessary) would be Thursday, October 13. If Los Angeles finishes the regular season with the worst record of the division winners, it would host Game 3 Monday, October 10 and Game 4, if necessary,Tuesday, October 11. Should the Dodgers enter the postseason as the Wild Card and have the best record of non-division winning NL teams, they would play at home Wednesday, October 5.

The National League Championship Series begins Saturday, October 15. If the Dodgers advance and have a better regular-season record than their NLCS opponent or play the Wild-Card team, they would host Game 1 Saturday, October 15 and Game 2 Sunday, October 16 at Dodger Stadium and return home Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23 for Games 6 and 7 (if necessary). If Los Angeles is a lower seed than its NLCS opponent, it would host Game 3 Tuesday,October 18, Game 4 Wednesday, October 19 and, if necessary, Game 5 Thursday, October 20.

If the Dodgers advance from the Wild Card round, NLDS Game 3 would take place Monday, October 10 and Game 4 (if necessary) Tuesday, October 11.NLCS Game 3 at Dodger Stadium would take place Tuesday,  October 18, Game 4 Wednesday, October 19 and game 5 (if necessary) Thursday, October 20.

 

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.