"It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone." --- Bart Giamatti, on baseball
You really expect the networks and Major League Baseball to wait until after the playoffs, when the World Series participants have been determined, to set times for World Series games? Yes, that is unreasonable.