After an extended Wild Card round that included 16 teams with the eight higher seeds hosting the best of the three series, Major League Baseball moves to a bubble format similar tofor the rest of the mail season, with games played in neutral locations. American league teams will play in Los Angeles and San Diego; National League teams will play in Houston and Arlington, Texas. The World Series is played in Arlington at Globe Life Park, Texas Rangers’ new home.
In the American League Division Series, the Tampa Bay Rays play the New York Yankees in San Diego and Oakland A plays the Houston Astros in Los Angeles. In the National League Division Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers play the San Diego Padres in Arlington, and the Atlanta Braves play the Miami Marlins in Houston.
All four games are elimination opportunities, with the Braves and Dodgers looking for sweeps in their respective matchups and the Astros and Rays want to close their respective series on the AL side.
Aftermath on Wednesday, October 7
- Marlins Vs. Braves, Game 3 at 14:08 ET (11:08 PT) on FS1
- Astros vs. A’s, Game 4 at 15:35 ET (12:35 PT) on TBS
- Yankees vs. Rays, Game 4 at 19:10 ET (16:10 PT) on TBS
- Padres vs. Dodgers, Game 3 at 21:08 ET (18:08 PT) on MLB Network
Read on for details on how you can watch today’s games along with the rest of the MLB playoffs 2020 without cable.
What are ALDS and NLDS matchups?
The top two seeds in each league advanced past the Wild Card round, while the Padres were the only other team to avoid outrage. The Yankees, Astros and Marlins each won on the road in their Wild Card Series to advance to the Division Series.
- (1) Tampa Bay Rays vs. (5) New York Yankees
- (2) Oakland Athletics Vs. (6) Houston Astros
- (1) Los Angeles Dodgers vs. (4) San Diego Padres
- (2) Atlanta Braves vs. (6) Miami Marlins
What is the schedule for the rest of the Division Series round?
Playing times and TV schedule have been announced through the best of the five divisions.
Friday, October 9th
- Marlins Vs. Braves, Game 4 * at 14:08 ET (11:08 PT) on FS1
- Astros vs. A’s, Game 5 * kl. 15:35 ET (12:35 PT) on TBS
- Yankees vs. Rays, Game 5 * at 19:10 ET (16:10 PT) on TBS
- Padres vs. Dodgers, Game 4 * at 21:08 ET (18:08 PT) on FS1
Saturday 10 October
- Marlins Vs. Braves, game 5 * at 16:08 ET (1:08 PT) on FS1
- Padres vs. Dodgers, game 5 * at 20:08 ET (16:08 PT) on FS1
The 2020 World Series begins on Tuesday 20 October.
What channels do I need to watch the MLB playoffs?
ALCS will be available on TBS and NLCS will be available on MLB Network, Fox and FS1. The World Series will be broadcast on Fox.
How can I watch the MLB playoffs without cable?
You do not need cable or satellite TV to watch the MLB mail season. All channels that show playoff games are offered on most major, and all offer Fox for the World Series. Not all services have your local Fox station, but check the links below to make sure it is available in your area.
If you just want to watch the World Series on Fox, you can do so with a digital antenna. We have some cheap suggestions for.
YouTube TV costs $ 65 per month and includes all four channels required to watch the rest of baseball after the season. Connect your postcode on the welcome page to see which local networks are in your area. Read our YouTube TV review.
AT&T TV Now’s basic Plus 55 $ per month package includes all seasonal baseball channels except MLB Network, which is included in the $ 110 per month Choice package. You can use its channel lookup tool to see which local channels are where you live. Read our AT&T TV Now review.
Sling offers Fox only in a handful of areas. Otherwise, its $ 45-per-month Blue / Orange package includes all post-season baseball channels except the MLB Network. To get MLB networks, you have to run for the $ 10 per month sports supplement. Read our Sling TV review.
Hulu with Live TV costs $ 55 per month and includes all seasonal baseball channels except MLB Network. Click on the “Show channels in your area” link on its welcome page to see which local channels are offered in your zip code. Read our Hulu with Live TV review.
FuboTV costs $ 65 a month and includes all seasonal baseball channels except TBS. Click here to see which local channels you get. Read our FuboTV review.
Other ways to watch baseball after the season online
is great for watching out-of-market baseball games during the regular season, but it’s less useful for tuning in to the baseball mail season because you have to subscribe to a participating pay-TV provider. The list is short and can be found here. If you subscribe to one of the pay-TV providers listed, the MLB.TV Postseason package will cost you $ 25. To make the deal sweeter, the post-season package includes spring training games next year.
Another option if you are a cable subscriber is using the Fox Sports Go app. Unlike MLB.com On Bat, you can watch the World Series for free – yes, for no more than you already pay for cable. The Fox Sports Go app works with iOS devices, Android devices and Amazon Kindle Fire, as well as with Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast, Roku and Xbox. You can also access Fox Sports Go from a computer.
You can use the free Watch TBS app or TBS.com to watch ALDS and ALCS but you have to prove you are paying for cable. The TBS app works with the Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Roku platforms.
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