The printable 2016 MLB playoff bracket is available for fans to download, print, and use to help plan out how you think the MLB postseason will play out. Once the final MLB playoff teams and brackets are set, we will have a finalized bracket posted for fans to enjoy. The Wild Card games for the 2016 MLB postseason are scheduled to get started on October 4th, 2016, and the 2016 MLB Word Series is scheduled to get started on Tuesday, October 25th, 2016. If you would like to check out your favorite team’s regular season schedule until the final brackets are set for the postseason, we have them posted here for you to enjoy. Let’s get ready to watch some baseball!
How Many MLB Postseason Spots are there in the MLB Playoffs?
The MLB Playoffs have evolved to the point of 10 of the 30 total teams earning a postseason berth. The playoffs start with a wildcard round that consists of a single elimination game before proceeding to the divisional series.
What is the Home/Away Rotation of the MLB Playoffs
The Wildcard round of the MLB playoffs is a single game. The first round of the Divisional Series is a best three of out of five contest played in: HHAAH, and the higher seeded of the two teams gets home field advantage. The championship game for each League is a best four of seven contest played in: HHAAAHH. The World Series is also a best four of seven contest played in the following order: HHAAAHH with the American League having home field advantage by winning the 2016 MLB All Star Game.
2016 MLB Playoff Bracket
2016 MLB Playoff Schedule
|8:00 PM||ALWC||Orioles @ Blue Jays||TBS / SNET SNET/RDS|
|8:00 PM||NLWC||Giants @ Mets||ESPN SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALDS Gm 1||Blue Jays@ Rangers||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALDS Gm 1||Red Sox @ Indians||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALDS Gm 2||Blue Jays @ Rangers||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALDS Gm 2||Red Sox @ Indians||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLDS Gm 1||Dodgers @ Nationals||FS1/MLBN SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLDS Gm 1||NL Wild Card @ Cubs||FS1/ MLBN SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLDS Gm 2||Dodgers @ Nationals||FS1 /MLBN SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLDS Gm 2||NL Wild Card @ Cubs||FS1/ MLBN SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALDS Gm 3||Indians @ Red Sox||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALDS Gm 3||Rangers @ Blue Jays||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLDS Gm 3||Cubs @ NL Wild Card||FS1/MLBN SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALDS Gm 4*||Indians @ Red Sox||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALDS Gm 4*||Rangers @ Blue Jays||TBSSNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLDS Gm 3||Nationals @ Dodgers||FS1 / MLBN SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLDS Gm 4*||Cubs @ NL Wild Card||FS1 SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLDS Gm 4*||Nationals @ Dodgers||FS1 SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALDS Gm 5*||Blue Jays @ Rangers||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALDS Gm 5*||Red Sox @ Indians||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLDS Gm 5*||Dodgers @ Nationals||FS1 SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLDS Gm 5*||NL Wild Card @ Cubs||FS1 SNET/RDS Championship Series|
|TBD||ALCS Gm 1||AL Lower Seed @ AL Higher Seed||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALCS Gm 2||AL Lower Seed @ AL Higher Seed||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLCS Gm 1||NL Lower Seed @ NL Higher Seed||FOX / FS1 SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLCS Gm 2||NL Lower Seed @ NL Higher Seed||FOX / FS1 SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALCS Gm 3||AL Higher Seed @ AL Lower Seed||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALCS Gm 4||AL Higher Seed @ AL Lower Seed||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLCS Gm 3||NL Higher Seed @ NL Lower Seed||FOX / FS1 SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALCS Gm 5*||AL Higher Seed @ AL Lower Seed||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLCS Gm 4||NL Higher Seed @ NL Lower Seed||FOX / FS1 SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLCS Gm 5*||NL Higher Seed @ NL Lower Seed||FOX / FS1 SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALCS Gm 6*||AL Lower Seed @ AL Higher Seed||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||ALCS Gm 7*||AL Lower Seed @ AL Higher Seed||TBS SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLCS Gm 6*||NL Lower Seed @ NL Higher Seed||FOX / FS1 SNET/RDS|
|TBD||NLCS Gm 7*||NL Lower Seed @ NL Higher Seed||FOX / FS1 SNET/RDS|
|TBD||WS Gm 1||NL Champion @ AL Champion||FOX SNET/RDS|
|TBD||WS Gm 2||NL Champion @ AL Champion||FOX SNET/RDS|
|TBD||WS Gm 3||AL Champion @ NL Champion||FOX SNET/RDS|
|TBD||WS Gm 4||AL Champion @ NL Champion||FOX SNET/RDS|
|TBD||WS Gm 5*||AL Champion @ NL Champion||FOX SNET/RDS|
|TBD||WS Gm 6*||NL Champion @ AL Champion||FOX SNET/RDS|
|TBD||WS Gm 7*||NL Champion @ AL Champion||FOX SNET/RDS|
1 – All games telecast on MLB Network, TBS and FOX will be available to MLB.TV subscribers who are authenticated subscribers to the applicable network through a participating pay TV provider.
2- ESPN Radio will provide live national coverage of all 2016 MLB Postseason games
3 – * indicates the game will be played if necessary.
Printable 2016 MLB Playoff Bracket
The blank printable 2016 MLB Bracket is posted for you to download print, and enjoy as you deem fit in PDF format to help you follow the action during the MLB postseason. We will have the updated printable bracket available for you in short order.
You can also download the print the complete 2016 MLB Playoff Bracket here (PDF Format), and below. Enjoy!