2016 MLB Playoffs: Printable Bracket
[lead align=”default”]The 2016 MLB Playoffs field is set, and not without some uncertainty down to the last second.[/lead]
No surprise, the Chicago Cubs are the top overall team in the league, and the only one to break the century mark. Yet, they do not have home-field advantage throughout the postseason: the Texas Rangers do. This is made possible by MLB’s ill-conceived decision to make the All-Star Game count for something.
The divisional races closed up a week or so ago. It was the wild card race that truly went down to the wire, and only today were the final slots booked.
Link to 2016 MLB Playoffs Printable Bracket
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Now, the final field of ten exists, and the action starts on Tuesday night with the all-AL East wild card game. On Wednesday night, it’s the defending National League champion New York Mets against the San Francisco Giants for the right to face the Cubbies.
2016 MLB Playoffs: Radial Bracket
The American League Division Series kicks off the round of eight on Thursday, with all four remaining teams doing battle. The National League Division series holds off until Friday, when the AL will have a few Games 2.
Looking into the future, the American League Championship Series begins on October 14. As for the NLCS, that’s to begin on October 15. Finally, Game 1 World Series is scheduled for October 25. If it’s a seven-gamer, the season ends on November 2, but October 29 is the earliest it finishes.