The MLB early Oktoberfest TV rundown

First, to finish off the AL Central:

Today, 11 a.m., ESPN2: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox make-up game, with Dave O’Brien, Orel Hershiser and Steve Phillips
If the Sox win, then a one-game playoff to determine the AL Central…

Tuesday, 4:30 p.m., TBS: Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox, with Dick Stockton, Ron Darling and Harold Reynolds (with Marc Fein reporting) (Pregame starts at 4 p.m. with Ernie Johnson, Cal Ripken Jr., and Dennis Eckersley)

Finally, to the real post season (the MLB schedule linked here) and the reason why you’ll want to tune into the radio — KABC-AM (790) for the Dodgers and KLAA-AM (830) for the Angels; or to KSPN-AM (710) for the ESPN Radio national broadcast — because the Angels-Red Sox team is the underwhelming Chip Caray on play-by-play, while the (fill in the blank about someone who we just don’t see as relevant any longer) Dick Stockton is handing the Dodgers-Cubs games with his description:

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Wednesday, Oct. 1:

11:30 a.m. TBS: Pregame with Ernie Johnson, Cal Ripken Jr., and Curtis Granderson.
Noon, TBS: Milwaukee at Philadelphia Game 1, with Brian Anderson, Joe Simpson and John Smoltz (David Aldridge reporting).
3:30 p.m., TBS: Dodgers at Chicago Cubs Game 1 with Dick Stockton, Ron Darling and Tony Gwynn (Tom Verducci reporting).
7 p.m., TBS: Boston at Angels Game 1 with Chip Caray and Buck Martinez (Craig Sager reporting)

Thursday:

11 a.m., TBS: Pregame studio: Johnson, Ripken, Granderson, Eckersley.
11:30 a.m., TBS: Chicago White Sox/Minnesota Twins at Tampa Bay Game 1 with Don Orsillo and Harold Reynolds (Fein reporting)
3 p.m., TBS: Milwaukee Brewers at Philadelphia Phillies Game 2
6:30 p.m., TBS: Dodgers at Chicago Cubs Game 2 with Stockton, Darling and Gwynn (Verducci reporting)

Friday:

2:30 p.m., TBS: Pregame show
3 p.m., TBS: Chicago White Sox/Minnesota Twins at Tampa Bay Rays Game 2 with Orsillo and Reynolds (Fein reporting)
6:30 p.m., TBS: Boston Red Sox at Angels Game 2 with Caray and Martinez (Sager reporting)

Saturday:

3 p.m., TBS: Pregame show
3:30 p.m., TBS: Philadelphia Phillies at Milwaukee Brewers Game 3 with Anderson, Simpson and Smoltz (Aldridge reporting).
7 p.m., TBS: Chicago Cubs at Dodgers Game 3 with Stockton, Darling and Gwynn (Verducci reporting).

Sunday:

TBD: Angels at Boston Red Sox Game 3
TBD: Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox/Minnesota Twins Game 3
TBD: Philadelphia Phillies at Milwaukee Brewers Game 4*
TBD: Chicago Cubs at Dodgers Game 4*

*-if necessary

ON RADIO:
Dodgers-Cubs series: Vin Scully does the first three and last three innings on KABC-AM (790), with Charley Steiner and Rick Monday filling in the middle three.
ESPN Radio is using Jon Miller and Rick Sutcliffe

Angels-Red Sox series: Rory Markas and Terry Smith do all the games for KLAA-AM (830).
ESPN Radio is using Dan Shulman and Dave Campbell.

On the other series, ESPN Radio has Michael Kay and analyst Steve Phillips on the Milwaukee-Philadelphia series; Gary Thorne and analyst Chris Singleton do the AL Central winner-Tampa Bay series.

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