Cubs Playoff Opener Set For Friday At 8:15 P.M.

(CBS) The Cubs will open the playoffs with a primetime game.

Chicago will host Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series on Friday with a late start time of 8:15 p.m. at Wrigley Field, MLB announced Monday in revealing the early playoff game times. The Cubs will face the winner of the Giants-Mets wild-card game that will be held Wednesday night.

Game 2 will start at 7:08 p.m. Saturday at Wrigley Field. Game times for later in the series haven’t yet been announced yet.

Here’s what we know about the Cubs’ schedule so far:

Game 1: Giants/Mets at Cubs, Friday, Oct. 7, 8:15 p.m.
Game 2: Giants/Mets at Cubs, Saturday, Oct. 8, 7:08 p.m.
Game 3: Cubs at Giants/Mets, Monday, Oct. 10, time TBA
Game 4: Cubs at Giants/Mets, Tuesday, Oct. 11, time TBA*
Game 5: Giants/Mets at Cubs, Thursday, Oct. 13, time TBA*

*if necessary

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