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The MLB postseason is officially underway, with dozens of must-watch games on the schedule.
The games will be broadcast on ESPN, Fox, FS1, MLB Network and TBS. But luckily, you don’t need cable to catch the action. A variety of streamers will air the games live, from FuboTV and Sling TV to DirecTV and Hulu Plus. Below is this week’s full schedule, and the best way to tune into the games so you don’t miss a thing.
Wednesday, Oct. 20 (PT/ET)
- Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox. 5:08 p.m. / 8:08 p.m.
- Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers. 8:08 p.m. / 11:08 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 21 (PT/ET)
- Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers. 5:08 p.m. / 8:08 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 22 (PT/ET)
- Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros. 5:08 p.m. / 8:08 p.m.
FuboTV is the most comprehensive option for streaming live TV, providing access to every major cable channel including ESPN, Fox and FS1. Their starter package, at $64.99 a month, includes 121 channels, a Cloud DVR with 250 hours of space and a family share option that allows you to access Fubo on three screens at once.
At $70 a month, you get what you pay for with DirecTV Stream. Formerly AT&T TV, the streamer’s entertainment TV package includes ESPN, Fox, FS1 and TBS. The basic plan comes with more than 65 channels and 40,000 shows and movies on-demand, but you can also upgrade to their Choice Package for more than 90 channels, including live sports, and — best of all — a full year of HBO Max.
Access Fox Sports and FS1, in addition to 30 more channels, for just $35 a month through Sling Orange. Their basic package is a deal, considering that it gives you access to top cable channels, more than 80,000 shows and movies on-demand and 50 hours of free DVR storage. Plus, it’s only $10 for the first month if you just want it for the fireworks or any other live event going on in July. You’ll need to sign up for Sling Blue to watch TBS, but you can get the combo for only $50 a month.
If you already have Hulu, it only costs an additional $5.99 a month to add on their Live TV option, gaining you access to ESPN, Fox, FS1 and TBS. You’ll have access to more than 75 top channels, in addition to Hulu Original and exclusive series, you can record Live TV with up to 50 hours of storage and can stream on multiple devices at home or on the go.
Youtube TV is the way to go if you’re looking for more options when you’re done streaming the MLB Game. In addition to more than 85 cable channels, a Youtube TV subscription also grants you access to league networks such as the NFL and NBA, in addition to unlimited Cloud DVR storage for the same price as traditional cable services. You’ll need to log into your account first input your zip code first, though, to see which networks are available in your area.