Some postseason details…
Major League Baseball has announced start times for the first two Division Series games between the Cardinals and Tuesday’s Wild Card winner (Pirates or Reds). First pitch for Game 1 on Thursday will be 4:07 p.m. CT at Busch Stadium. That game will be televised on TBS.
MLB Network will show Friday’s game, which has a start time of 12:07 p.m. CT.
Starts times for the remainder of the series will be announced at a later date. To see the full Division Series schedule, go to this postseason schedule page on MLB.com.
MLB also announced the umpiring assignments for the series. Each series will be staffed by six umpires, two of which will be along the outfield lines. Jerry Layne will serve as the crew chief in the Cardinals’ Division Series. Also on the crew will be Wally Bell, Sam Holbrook, Jim Joyce, Paul Nauert and Tony Randazzo.
The Cardinals will hold workouts (closed to the public) on Tuesday and Wednesday at Busch Stadium. The media will have access to both, and all news to come out of those will be posted on cardinals.com. As a lead up to the start of the postseason, you can also find this profile of manager Mike Matheny on the website today.
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