In order to add more off days in the first two rounds of the playoffs, the World Series is now scheduled to start on Wednesday, October 24. Games 3-5 will wrap around on Friday through Monday October 27-29. Games 6 and 7, if necessary will be, on Hallowe'en and The Day of the Dead. Games 5 through 7 of the 2001 World Series took place in November on 11/1, 11/3, and 11/4.
The Division Series will start on Wednesday, October 3 with two NL games and one AL game.