The 2019 MLB Divisional Playoffs Schedule, Channels, & How To Watch

mlb-postseason-2019-logo-1280pxThe 2019 NLCS and ALCS divisional playoffs start on Friday, Oct. 11th with the first of the National League Championship Series between the Washington Nationals and St. Luis Cardinals. On Saturday, Oct. 12th the first ALCS game takes place between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros. All games are hosted by either TBS or FOX/FS1. Here’s the schedule, channels, and how to watch. All times Eastern.

MLB 2019 Division Championship Schedule

Friday, Oct. 11

  • NLCS Game 1: Nationals at Cardinals – 8 p.m. (TBS)

Saturday, Oct. 12

  • NLCS Game 2: Nationals at Cardinals – 4 p.m. (TBS)
  • ALCS Game 1: Yankees at Astros – 8 p.m. (Fox)

Sunday, Oct. 13

  • ALCS Game 2: Yankees at Astros – 8 p.m. (FS1)

Monday, Oct. 14

  • NLCS Game 3: Cardinals at Nationals – 7:30 p.m. (TBS)

Tuesday, Oct. 15

  • ALCS Game 3: Astros at Yankees – 4 p.m. (FS1)
  • NLCS Game 4: Cardinals at Nationals – 8 p.m. (TBS)

Wednesday, Oct. 16

  • NLCS Game 5: Cardinals at Nationals – 4 p.m. (TBS)*
  • ALCS Game 4: Astros at Yankees – 8 p.m. (FS1) – rain delay postponed until Oct. 17

Thursday, Oct. 17*

  • ALCS Game 4 (Make up): Astros at Yankees – 8 p.m. (FS1)

Friday, Oct. 18*

  • ALCS Game 5: Astros at Yankees – 7 p.m. (FS1)
  • NLCS Game 6: Nationals at Cardinals – 8 p.m. (TBS)

Saturday, Oct. 19*

  • ALCS Game 6: Yankees at Astros – 4 p.m. (8 p.m. without NLCS Game 7) (FS1)
  • NLCS Game 7: Nationals at Cardinals — 8 p.m. (TBS)

Sunday, Oct. 20*

  • ALCS Game 7: Yankees at Astros — 7:30 p.m. (FS1)

* if necessary

How To Watch

The 2019 NLCS and ALCS divisional playoffs can be watched through traditional cable and satellite service on either TBS or FOX/FS1.

How to Stream

You can stream the NLCS and ALCS playoffs on a service like Hulu, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, or YouTube TV by authenticating a valid account. In addition, and the TBS app allow live streaming the NLCS games with an authenticated account. The ALCS games can be streamed on or the Fox Sports app.

The games can also be watched on MLB.TV by authenticating an account with a participating TV provider.


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