Baseball’s postseason has arrived and in a new format this yr. As an alternative of 10 groups within the playoffs, we now have a 12-team match — the three division winners plus three Wild Card groups in every league. Postseason play will get underway on Friday with the Wild Card spherical. Every Wild Card sequence is now the most effective of three as a substitute of the earlier winner-take-all one-game affair.
In a single Nationwide League Wild Card sequence, the Cardinals host the Phillies. The video games shall be performed in St. Louis on Friday, Saturday and (if needed) Sunday. Sport 1 begins right this moment at 1:07 p.m. CT (2:07 p.m. ET) on ABC.
This is how one can watch baseball’s postseason, from the Wild Card spherical by means of the World Collection, with out cable.
The Cardinals gained the NL Central however completed behind the opposite two division winners — the Dodgers within the NL West and the Braves within the NL East — so should play within the first spherical as a substitute of resting on a bye. They enter because the No. 3 seed towards the Phillies, who’re the No. 6 seed because the final crew to qualify for the playoffs within the Nationwide League.
This is the schedule for the Playing cards-Phillies sequence. All video games shall be performed at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
- Sport 1: Friday at 1:07 p.m. CT (2:07 p.m. ET) on ABC
- Sport 2: Saturday at 7:37 p.m. CT (8:37 p.m. ET) on ESPN2
- Sport 3: Sunday at 7:37 p.m. CT (8:37 p.m. ET) on ESPN (if needed)
All the Wild Card video games shall be on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC. Wanting forward, the subsequent two rounds within the Nationwide League (the NLDS and NLCS) shall be on Fox and FS1, whereas the ALDS and ALCS shall be on TBS. The World Collection, which begins on Oct. 28, shall be on Fox.
Three of the 5 main reside TV streaming providers carry all the channels you’ll want to watch each sport of the postseason, however not each service carries each native community, so verify each utilizing the hyperlinks beneath to verify it carries ABC and Fox in your space.
In case you reside in an space with good reception, then you possibly can watch one or two Wild Card video games on ABC and the World Collection on Fox totally free on over-the-air broadcast channels simply by attaching an inexpensive (beneath $30) indoor antenna to just about any TV.
YouTube TV prices $65 a month and contains ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC for the Wild Card spherical video games together with Fox, FS1 and TBS for future rounds. Plug in your ZIP code on its welcome web page to see which native networks can be found in your space. Learn our YouTube TV evaluation.
Hulu with Stay TV prices $70 a month and contains ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC together with Fox, FS1 and TBS for future rounds. Click on the “View channels in your space” hyperlink on its welcome web page to see which native channels are provided in your ZIP code. Learn our Hulu with Stay TV evaluation.
FuboTV’s Household plan prices $70 a month and contains ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC for the Wild Card spherical video games. It additionally contains Fox and FS1 for the NLDS, NLCS and World Collection, nevertheless it doesn’t provide TBS for the ALDS and ALCS. Click on right here to see which native channels you get. Learn our FuboTV evaluation.
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