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The MLB has announced the start times for the Division Series games of the 2012 playoffs, which begin Friday with the single-elimination Wild Card games.

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This is the first year the league is using the one-game Wild Card playoff as part of an expanded postseason. For the National League, the St. Louis Cardinals will take on the Atlanta Braves beginning at 5:07 p.m. ET, and the American League matchup will feature the Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers, beginning at 8:37 p.m. ET.

The Division Series for each league will start on Saturday.

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Here's a full list of the game times, which have been announced through Tuesday. All games are on TBS unless otherwise noted.

Friday, Oct. 5

NL Wild Card: St. Louis @ Atlanta — 5:07 p.m. EST

AL Wild Card: Baltimore @ Texas — 8:37 p.m. EST

Saturday, Oct. 6

ALDS Game 1: Oakland @ Detroit — 6:07 p.m. EST

NLDS Game 1: Cincinnati @ San Francisco — 9:37 p.m. EST

Sunday, Oct. 7

ALDS Game 2: Oakland @ Detroit — 12:07 p.m. EST*

NLDS Game 1: Washington @ St. Louis OR Atlanta — 3:07 p.m. EST

ALDS Game 1: New York Yankees @ Baltimore OR Texas — 6:15 p.m. EST

NLDS Game 2: Cincinnati @ San Francisco — 9:37 p.m. EST

Monday, Oct. 8

NLDS Game 2: Washington @ St. Louis OR Atlanta — 4:37 p.m. EST

ALDS Game 2: New York Yankees @ Baltimore OR Texas — 8:07 p.m. EST

Tuesday, Oct. 9

NLDS Game 3: San Francisco @ Cincinnati — 5:37 p.m.

ALDS Game 3: Detroit @ Oakland — 9:07 p.m.

*airs on MLB Network