8/27 Smokies in playoffs
Double-A Tennessee is headed to the playoffs for the fourth time in the last five years. The Smokies, who won the North Division in the second half, will start postseason play on Sept. 5. The best-of-five North Division Championship Series will see the Smokies face the Birmingham Barons, who won the division in the first half. The first two games of the NDCS will be held in Regions Field in Birmingham, Ala., with the final three being held at Smokies Park.
Here’s the schedule:
Game 1: Thursday, Sept. 5 at Regions Field, 8:05 p.m. ET
Game 2: Friday, Sept. 6 at Regions Field, 8:05 p.m. ET
Game 3: Saturday, Sept. 7 at Smokies Park, 6:15 p.m. ET
Game 4: (if necessary) Sunday, Sept. 8 at Smokies Park, 3:00 p.m. ET
Game 5: (if necessary) Monday, Sept. 9 at Smokies Park, 7:15 p.m. ET