World Series to Start on a Friday, Could See Latest End Ever

Major League Baseball said Monday its expanded postseason will begin with all four games in the new wild-card series on Oct. 7.

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A screen at Dodger Stadium shows late broadcaster Vin Scully during a tribute to him before a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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NEW YORK (AP) — The World Series is scheduled to start on a Friday for the first time since 1915 and could end on Nov. 5 — its latest ever — because of the lockout that delayed opening day. Major League Baseball said Monday its expanded postseason will begin with all four games in the new wild-card series on Oct. 7. The other games are Oct. 8 and 9, if necessary. As part of this…

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