POWERED BY

NFL

MLB Postseason Schedule is Going Head-to-Head this Weekend Against College Football & the NFL

The baseball season ended Wednesday, and the postseason begins today. Good news: There’s no other sports happening today (I’m not counting Pittsburgh at Syracuse in college football), so there’s no competition, but the bad news is ratings on Friday are bound to be a disaster. But the drama of a play-in game should trump all, right?

Here’s your MLB postseason vs. football regular season schedule for the huge sports weekend:

SATURDAY

Oakland at Detroit, 6:07 pm, TBS.
Verlander – best pitcher in baseball? – vs. those plucky, upstart A’s! Maybe LSU/Florida won’t be a close game and everyone will switch over.

Georgia at South Carolina, 7 pm, ESPN.
Two unbeaten teams in the SEC. Loser eliminated from the National title hunt.

West Virginia at Texas, 7 pm, FOX.
Geno Smith, Heisman Trophy leader, and owner of insane stats vs. one of the most popular programs in the country. Last weekend, Texas (and Gus Johnson) helped FOX to a ratings win over ABC.

Cincinnati at San Francisco, 9:37 pm, TBS.
Votto vs. Posey? It doesn’t get much better than than. Well, unless UGA/SC and WVU/Texas are locked in close games.

SUNDAY

Oakland at Detroit, 12:07 pm, MLB Network.
The good news for MLB – the Lions have a bye this weekend. So we’ll all watch the first few innings over terrible NFL pregame shows.

Washington at St. Louis/Atlanta, 3:07 pm, TBS.
Bad news, MLB: The Redskins host the unbeaten Falcons at 1 pm. The third quarter should be ending as this baseball game is beginning. Washington is an NFL town.

New York Yankees at Baltimore/Texas at 6:15 pm, TBS.
The 4 pm NFL game are fairly weak … except for Brady vs. Manning.

Cincinnati at San Francisco, 9:37 pm, TBS.
Head-to-head against the biggest beast in TV, Sunday Night Football?

[Sunday MLB times via John Ourand]

 

Because you want to see it first!

Like and follow The Big Lead today!

blog comments powered by Disqus

Because you want to see it first.

Like and follow The Big Lead today!