A Closer Look At The Fixtures of the MLB Postseason Schedule 2021

Author: Yash


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The MLB Postseason Schedule 2021 has been announced and is happening sooner than we thought. The main season of this year has been a long one. Each team has played against their various division opponents. This has taken place several times each for a total number of more than 75 games. The teams will compete in more than five games against many other same-league opponents for a total of more than 65 matches. There will also be many interleague matches. Let us take a look at the fixtures of the MLB postseason schedule 2021.

 

MLB Postseason Schedule 2021 Fixtures

 

A = Involves club with the best record; B = Not involving club with the best record

* - if necessary

 

WILD CARD GAMES

Tuesday, Oct. 5

- Yankees at Red Sox (AL) (ESPN, 8 p.m. air time, 8:08 p.m. ET first pitch)

 

Wednesday, Oct. 6

- Cardinals at Dodgers (NL) (TBS, 8 p.m. air time, 8:10 p.m. ET first pitch)

 

DIVISION SERIES

Best-of-five

 

Thursday, Oct. 7

- ALDS A, Game 1 (FS1 or MLBN)

- ALDS B, Game 1 (FS1 or MLBN)

 

Friday, Oct. 8

- ALDS A, Game 2 (FS1 or MLBN)

- ALDS B, Game 2 (FS1 or MLBN)

- NLDS A, Game 1 (TBS)

- NLDS B, Game 1 (TBS)

 

Saturday, Oct. 9

- NLDS A, Game 2 (TBS)

- NLDS B, Game 2 (TBS)

 

Sunday, Oct. 10

- ALDS A, Game 3 (FS1 or MLBN)

- ALDS B, Game 3 (FS1 or MLBN)

 

Monday, Oct. 11

- ALDS A, Game 4* (FS1 or MLBN)

- ALDS B, Game 4* (FS1 or MLBN)

- NLDS A, Game 3 (TBS)

- NLDS B, Game 3 (TBS)

 

Tuesday, Oct. 12

- NLDS A, Game 4* (TBS)

- NLDS B, Game 4* (TBS)

 

Wednesday, Oct. 13

- ALDS A, Game 5* (FS1)

- ALDS B, Game 5* (FS1)

 

Thursday, Oct. 14

- NLDS A, Game 5* (TBS)

- NLDS B, Game 5* (TBS)

 

LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

 

Best-of-seven

Friday, Oct. 15

- ALCS Game 1 (FOX)

 

Saturday, Oct. 16

- ALCS Game 2 (FOX or FS1)

- NLCS Game 1 (TBS)

 

Sunday, Oct. 17

- NLCS Game 2 (TBS)

 

Monday, Oct. 18

- ALCS Game 3 (FS1)

 

Tuesday, Oct. 19

- NLCS Game 3 (TBS)

- ALCS Game 4 (FS1) 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 20

- ALCS Game 5* (FS1) 

- NLCS Game 4 (TBS)

 

Thursday, Oct. 21

- NLCS Game 5* (TBS)

 

Friday, Oct. 22

- ALCS Game 6* (FS1) 

 

Saturday, Oct. 23

- NLCS Game 6* (TBS)

- ALCS Game 7* (FOX or FS1) 

 

Sunday, Oct. 24

- NLCS Game 7* (TBS)

 

WORLD SERIES

Best-of-seven

 

Tuesday, Oct. 26

- World Series Game 1 - hosted by the team with a better record (FOX)

 

Wednesday, Oct. 27

- World Series Game 2 - hosted by the team with a better record (FOX)

 

Thursday, Oct. 28

- Travel Day

 

Friday, Oct. 29

- World Series Game 3 (FOX)

 

Saturday, Oct. 30

- World Series Game 4 (FOX)

 

Sunday, Oct. 31

- World Series Game 5* (FOX)

 

Monday, Nov. 1

- Travel Day*

 

Tuesday, Nov. 2

- World Series Game 6* - hosted by the team with a better record (FOX)

 

Wednesday, Nov. 3

- World Series Game 7* - hosted by the team with a better record (FOX)

 

MLB Postseason Schedule 2021 Details

 

The MLB postseason schedule 2021 has been announced by the organization. The schedule will open with the American League Wild Card Game that Hankook sponsored on ESPN on Tuesday, Oct. 5 Tuesday. This will be followed by the National League Wild Card Game that has also been sponsored by Hankook and will be shown on TBS on Oct. 6 Wednesday. Game 1 of the 2021 World Series that will be telecast on FOX is going to happen on Oct. 26 Tuesday. The match will occur at the League Champion's home, with a greater 2021 main season record. The scheduled conclusion to the regular season has been set to Oct. 3. Following that, there will be the necessary main season Tiebreaker Games. These will be shown exclusively on ESPN on Oct. 4, Monday.

 

Both AL Division Series is scheduled to start on Oct. 7 Thursday. Good Sam has sponsored the first full slate of matches of the Division Series. It will feature the openers of the NL Division Series and a couple of ALDS Game contests. These will take place on Oct. 8, Friday. Overall, the Division Series is going to run from Oct. 7, Thursday, to the following Thursday on Oct. 14. Potential Game 5s will happen on Oct. 13, Wednesday, and Oct. 14, Thursday. TBS will telecast the FS1 and NLDS, and MLB Network will show all the ALDS games. The American League Championship Series that is sponsored by loanDepot will start on Oct. 15 Friday. FS1 or FOX will show it. The National League Championship Series that loanDepot also sponsors will start on Oct. 16, Saturday. TBS will telecast it. If a Game 7 of the ALCS is played, it will be done on Oct 23, Saturday, while a Game 7 of the NLCS will take place on Oct. 24, Sunday.

 

The first game of the 2021 World Series is set to take place on Oct. 26 Tuesday. The Fall Classic will change the sites for the third game on Oct. 29 Friday. If there is a seventh match, it will take place on Nov. 3, Wednesday. During the World Series, the scheduled off days are Oct. 28, Thursday, and Nov. 1, Monday. This will happen if the sixth game becomes a possibility. FOX Sports will give live telecast coverage of the World Series. All the matches shown on FS1, FOX, TBS, and MLB Network will be shown on MLB TV. They will be available to subscribers who have been authenticated to the applicable network by a partner pay-TV provider. The ESPN App will have the AL Wild Card Game and any other required tiebreakers. ESPN Radio will give live national coverage of all the postseason matches of MLB 2021. This includes the Wild Card Games and any tiebreakers that happen.

 

Some Great Moments from MLB Regular Season 2021

 

One of the best stories of the regular season would be Trey Mancini playing it all, let alone at a pretty respectable mark. Another great moment would be what his teammate, Cedric Mullins, did recently. He recorded the first 30-30 seasons in the history of the franchise. This player was on the bubble for making probably the worst baseball team this year entering the spring. For him to then chart this season is highly impressive and rightly deserves the praise and the spotlight. That is why the fans enjoyed seeing the Orioles allowing the player to take the field independently. The team gave him his moment and a lasting image for the fans in the process.

 

Most die-hard and lifelong Cubs fans will vouch for their soul-crushing moment of the season as Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, and Anthony Rizzo traded within a single day. The perfect parting shot for the fans was seeing all three of them score home runs in their first games with their new teams. It was a very apt let go and move on movement for most of the fans. These can be seen more as three moments than one, especially because it was several consecutive days instead of the same day. But the impact on the fans was the same. Another easy moment for the fans to answer is when Francisco Lindor tried to hush away a clubhouse tunnel fight with Jeff McNeil by stating that they were debating whether they had just seen a rat or a raccoon. Let us think about that for a second. Lindor explained that the possible reason for a heated argument with his teammate in the tunnel was the taxonomy of a rodent. Possibly one of the most dramatic moments of the season for sure.

 

MLB Postseason Schedule 2021 is Looking Very Exciting

 

The MLB postseason schedule 2021 has several great fixtures. The main MLB season has been great this year. We are hoping that these matches will also enliven the MLB postseason schedule for 2021.

 

 


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