The Texas Rangers will play matinee
games with the Tampa Bay Rays in the first three games of the first
American League playoff round.
According to the schedule released Sunday by Major League
Baseball, the Rangers will open their best-of-five series with the
Rays at 12:37 p.m. CDT Wednesday at Tropicana Field in St.
Petersburg, Fla., Game 2 is scheduled for 1:37 p.m. CDT Thursday at
the Trop. Then, the series moves to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
for Game 3 at 4:07 p.m. CDT Saturday.
No times have been set for Game 4 in Arlington or Game 5 in St.
Petersburg, should they prove necessary.