Cardinals Announce Game Times for Wild Card Series vs. Phillies

Friday’s Game 1 to Start at 1:07 PM CT; Saturday’s Game 2 to Start at 7:37 PM CT

ST. LOUIS, Mo., October 5, 2022– The St. Louis Cardinals, in conjunction with Major League Baseball’s league-wide release this afternoon, announced the start times for its best-of-three National League Wild Card Series against the Philadelphia Phillies.

First pitch for Game 1 on Friday, October 7, will be at 1:07 PM CT and televised nationally on ABC.  Game 2 on Saturday, October 8, will begin at 7:37 PM CT and televised nationally on ESPN2.  A potential winner-take-all Game 3 on Sunday, October 9, will start at either 6:07 PM CT, 6:37 PM CT or 7:37 PM CT (depending on how many of the four MLB Wild Card Series have been completed) and televised on ESPN or ESPN2.

All three potential Cardinals-Phillies Wild Card Series games will take place at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  Busch Stadium gates will open 2½ hours before first pitch each game.

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