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MLB playoff schedule 2021: Full bracket, dates, times, TV channels for NLCS, ALCS

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It took all the way to the last inning, but MLB’s League Championship Series field is set.

The Dodgers broke through in the ninth inning of their National League Division Series Game 5 matchup against the top-seeded Giants and advanced to their fourth NLCS in the past five years. They will face off with the Braves for the second year in a row.

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Los Angeles is not the only wild-card team to make it to this round. The Red Sox defeated the top-seeded Rays in four games in the American League Division Series to set up a rematch of the 2018 ALCS with the Astros. Houston will be making its fourth ALCS trip in the past five years as well.

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Sporting News has you covered with all the information you need to watch the National League and American League Championship Series:

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MLB playoff bracket 2021

National League

  • Braves (2) vs. Dodgers (4)

American League

  • Astros (2) vs. Red Sox (4)

How to watch MLB playoff games

  • TV channel: TBS, Fox, FS1
  • Streaming: Fox Sports app | TBS app |  fuboTV

TBS will be the network for all NLCS games, while FS1 and Fox will split the broadcasts of the ALCS.

Viewers can stream the NLCS on the TBS app. They can find the ALCS on the Fox Sports app or fuboTV

MLB playoff schedule, results

National League Championship Series results

The winner of the NLCS will head to the World Series. The last time the Braves went to the World Series was in 1999 and their last title was in 1995. The Dodgers won the World Series in the COVID-19-shortened 2020 season, in their third trip in four years.

Braves (2) vs. Dodgers (4)

  • Game 1: Braves 3, Dodgers 2 (Braves lead series 1-0)
  • Game 2: Braves 5, Dodgers 4 (Braves lead series 2-0)
  • Game 3: Dodgers 6, Braves 5 (Braves lead series 2-1)
  • Game 4: Braves 9, Dodgers 2 (Braves lead series 3-1)
  • Game 5: Dodgers 11, Braves 2 (Braves lead series 3-2)
  • Game 6: Dodgers at Braves
  • Game 7*: Dodgers at Braves

National League Championship Series 2021 schedule

All times are Eastern and are subject to change given results of other series.

Date Game Start time TV channel Result
Sat., Oct. 16 Dodgers at Braves, Game 1 8:07 p.m. TBS 3-2, ATL
Sun., Oct. 17 Dodgers at Braves, Game 2 7:37 p.m. TBS 5-4, ATL
Tue., Oct. 19 Braves at Dodgers, Game 3 5:08 p.m. TBS 6-5, LAD
Wed., Oct. 20 Braves at Dodgers, Game 4 8:08 p.m. TBS 9-2, ATL
Thu., Oct. 21 Braves at Dodgers, Game 5 8:08 p.m. TBS 11-2, LAD
Sat., Oct. 23 Dodgers at Braves, Game 6 8:08 p.m. TBS
Sun., Oct. 24 Dodgers at Braves, Game 7* 7:38 p.m. TBS

* If necessary.

American League Championship Series results

The winners of the ALCS will head to the World Series. The Astros last made an appearance in the Fall Classic in 2019 and most recently won a championship in 2017, while the Red Sox took home the title in their most recent trip in 2018.

Astros (2) vs. Red Sox (4)

  • Game 1: Astros 5, Red Sox 4 (Astros lead series 1-0)
  • Game 2: Red Sox 9, Astros 5 (Series tied at 1-1)
  • Game 3: Red Sox 12, Astros 3 (Red Sox lead series 2-1)
  • Game 4: Astros 9, Red Sox 2 (Series tied at 2-2)
  • Game 5: Astros 9, Red Sox 1 (Astros lead series 3-2)
  • Game 6: Astros 5, Red Sox 0 (Astros win series 4-2)

American League Championship Series 2021 schedule

All times are Eastern and are subject to change given results of other series.

Date Game Start time TV channel Result
Fri,, Oct. 15 Red Sox at Astros, Game 1 8:07 p.m. Fox 5-4, HOU
Sat., Oct. 16 Red Sox at Astros, Game 2 4:20 p.m. Fox 9-5, BOS
Mon., Oct. 18 Astros at Red Sox, Game 3 8:07 p.m. Fox/FS1 12-3, BOS
Tue., Oct. 19 Astros at Red Sox, Game 4 8:08 p.m. FS1 9-2, HOU
Wed., Oct. 20 Astros at Red Sox, Game 5 5:08 p.m. FS1 9-1, HOU
Fri., Oct. 22 Red Sox at Astros, Game 6 8:08 p.m. FS1 5-0, HOU



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