COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. (WOOD) - Gather some family and friends and come to Fifth Third Ballpark to watch the Detroit Tigers in the playoffs!
The Tigers clinched their second consecutive American League Central Division title, and this is the first time they have been in the playoffs in back-to-back seasons since 1934-1935.
Detroit will play the Oakland Athletics in the American League Division Series --
Game 1 -- 6 p.m. Oct. 6 in Detroit on TBS
Game 2 -- Noon Oct. 7 in Detroit on MLB Network
Game 3 – 9 p.m. Oct. 9 in Oakland on TBS
Game 4 – TBD Oct. 10 in Oakland on TBS (if necessary)
Game 5 – TBD Oct. 11 in Oakland on TBS (if necessary)
The West Michigan Whitecaps and Cumulus Broadcasting are hosting watch parties for the entire Tigers' postseason run. The events are open to all ages, and parking and admission to the Pepsi Stadium Club at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park are free.
Doors open one hour before game time.
Traditional baseball food and beverages will be available for purchase; fans will also have the option of purchasing a $12 wristband that will give them unlimited food (hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and cookies) and Pepsi products from game start time through the fifth inning.
The facility has six televisions, including two 50-inch large screens, for viewing by a crowd of up to 250 fans.
The games will also be shown on the center field 54-foot by 28-foot high-resolution video board, weather permitting.
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