Wednesday, October 14, 2009

MLB Doesn't Care About the Fans

Seriously, I've been down this road before with other things MLB has done. This time it is the scheduled times for the ALCS. Specifically Games 2 and 6, which both have a 4:13 p.m. ET start.. Even more specifically Game 2, which is scheduled for Monday, October 19.

Game 2 is being played out in Anaheim, which means Angels fans have a 1:13 p.m. PT start. So..if you're at work, school, in your're screwed.

Game 2 of the NLCS is no better. That's this Friday, the 16th, at 4:07 p.m. ET. Obviously, the early start times are because of both league championship series occuring on the same day (TBS has the "fisted" coverage of the NLCS, while those "stalwarts" at Fox have the ALCS).

Why not schedule them even one hour later on the east coast. 5:00 for the early game and then move the later game back a half hour to 8:30.

Here are the complete schedules:

Series begins Friday
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 LAA @ NYY Fri Oct. 16 7:57 pm FOX
Gm 2 LAA @ NYY Sat Oct. 17 7:57 pm FOX
Gm 3 NYY @ LAA Mon Oct. 19 4:13 pm FOX
Gm 4 NYY @ LAA Tue Oct. 20 7:57 pm FOX
Gm 5* NYY @ LAA Thu Oct. 22 7:57 pm FOX
Gm 6* LAA @ NYY Sat Oct. 24 4:13 pm FOX
Gm 7* LAA @ NYY Sun Oct. 25 8:20 pm FOX


Series begins Thursday
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 PHI @ LAD Thu Oct. 15 8:07 pm TBS
Gm 2 PHI @ LAD Fri Oct. 16 4:07 pm TBS
Gm 3 LAD @ PHI Sun Oct. 18 8:07 pm TBS
Gm 4 LAD @ PHI Mon Oct. 19 8:07 pm TBS
Gm 5* LAD @ PHI Wed Oct. 21 8:07 pm TBS
Gm 6* PHI @ LAD Fri Oct. 23 8:07 pm TBS
Gm 7* PHI @ LAD Sat Oct. 24 8:07 pm TBS

1 comment:

  1. In philly 25% of people live under the poverty line and don't have cable or satellite tv. MLB disses all these fans by puting the playoffs on TBS...elitest jerks...