Minor League Playoff Pairings

Here’s a quick rundown of which teams are in the playoffs around the minor leagues. All playoff series begin today (Wednesday, Sept. 5) unless otherwise noted.


International League

Scranton/Wilkes Barre vs. Richmond and Toledo vs. Durham to play best-of-five series.

Pacific Coast League

Nashville vs. New Orleans and Sacramento vs. Salt Lake to play best-of-five series.


Eastern League

Portland vs. Trenton and Akron vs. Erie to play best-of-five series.

Southern League

Mississippi vs. Montgomery and Tennessee vs. Huntsville to play best-of-five series that begin on Sept. 6

Texas League

San Antonio vs. Frisco and Tulsa vs. Springfield to play best-of-five series

High Class A

California League

Visalia vs. Modesto and Lake Elsinore vs. Inland Empire to play best-of-five series.

Carolina League

Frederick vs. Wilmington and Salem vs. Kinston to play best-of-three series.

Florida State League

St. Lucie vs. Brevard County and Sarasota vs. Clearwater are playing best-of-three series which began on Sept. 4. Sarasota and St. Lucie lead their series 1-0.

Midwest League

Dayton vs. South Bend, Beloit vs. Quad Cities, Clinton vs. Cedar Rapids and West Michigan vs. Lansing to play best-of-three series.

South Atlantic League

West Virginia vs. Hickory and Augusta vs. Columbus to play best-of-three series.


New York-Penn League

The regular season runs through Friday, Sept. 7.

Northwest League

The regular season runs through Wednesday, Sept. 5.

Rookie Leagues

Appalachian League

Elizabethton swept Danville in best-of-3 series.

Arizona League

The Mariners beat the Giants 8-5 in the one-game championship.

Dominican Summer League

The DSL Yankees and DSL Nationals are tied at one-game apiece in their best-of-3 championship series. The Yankees beat the Padres and the Nationals beat the Astros in best-of-3 semifinal series.

Gulf Coast League

The Yankees beat the GCL Twins 6-4 in one-game playoff to earn a spot in the championship series. The Yankees then beat the Dodgers 2-1 in best-of-3 series.

Pioneer League

The regular season finishes on Friday, Sept. 7.

Venezuelan Summer League

The Astros beat the Pirates in a three-game championship series.