2016 MLB Postseason Matchups

Barring the September success of these individual teams, securing playoff berths in the process, the playoffs would line up in a certain fashion. After the teams finished up their celebrations, October baseball would be in full force.

Here is how the postseason picture would shape up:

American League

Wild Card: Kansas City Royals (5) @ Toronto Blue Jays (4)

ALDS: Texas Rangers (1) vs. ALWC (4/5) (Best of 5)

ALDS: Cleveland Indians (2) vs. Boston Red Sox (3) (Best of 5)

National League


Wild Card: New York Mets (5) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (4)

NLDS: Chicago Cubs (1) vs. NLWC (4/5) (Best of 5)

NLDS: Washington Nationals (2) vs. San Francisco Giants (3) (Best of 5)


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