First two Nationals playoff game times announced

Rob Carr/Getty Images

The Nationals don’t know yet if they will be facing the Atlanta Braves or the St. Louis Cardinals, but they know they will play afternoon games for the opening two contests.

Major League Baseball announced that the Nationals will play at 3:07 p.m. Sunday at Atlanta or St. Louis, and the game will be televised on TBS. Monday’s game will be at 4:37 p.m., also on the road and on TBS.

The times for the Nationals’ home games have not yet been announced. The Nationals would host Game 3 on Wednesday, and if necessary, Game 4 on Thursday and Game 5 on Friday.

The Nationals share the same play days as the New York Yankees, who, as expected, received later time slots.

The Nats game will overlap with the Redskins’ 1 p.m. contest against the Atlanta Falcons. Visit the D.C. Sports Bog to vote on how that will affect your TV viewing.


James Wagner joined the Post in August 2010 and, prior to covering the Nationals, covered high school sports across the region.



Success! Check your inbox for details. You might also like:

Please enter a valid email address

See all newsletters

Show Comments
Next Story
Adam Kilgore · October 5, 2012

To keep reading, please enter your email address.

You’ll also receive from The Washington Post:
  • A free 6-week digital subscription
  • Our daily newsletter in your inbox

Please enter a valid email address

I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Please indicate agreement.

Thank you.

Check your inbox. We’ve sent an email explaining how to set up an account and activate your free digital subscription.