The boys of summer have seen the seasons turn to fall, and while the days become cooler, nights at the ballpark will be red hot. MLB's regular season has ended, and now ten top teams begin the playoffs and the quest for a World Series championship. You don't need to carry an expensive cable package all year just to enjoy this action. Here is how to watch the 2019 MLB Postseason if you don't have cable.
The MLB Postseason begins with two Wild Card games. The NL Wild Card is played on Tuesday Oct. 1 and the AL Wild Card takes place Wednesday Oct. 2. The MLB Division Series round begins Oct. 3, while the League Championship Series begin Oct. 11 for the NLCS and Oct. 12 for the ALCS. The World Series starts on Oct. 22, and only ends when one of these teams has won it all.
2019 MLB Postseason Teams
Updated as teams are eliminated from the postseason.
- No. 1 Houston Astros
No. 2 New York Yankees No. 3 Minnesota Twins No. 4 Oakland Athletics No. 5 Tampa Bay Rays
No. 1 Los Angeles Dodgers No. 2 Atlanta Braves No. 3 St. Louis Cardinals
- No. 4 Washington Nationals
No. 5 Milwaukee Brewers
Stream MLB Postseason games
The MLB Postseason is going to broadcast spread across five networks, but three networks will deliver almost every game. The World Series, and most of the American League playoff games will be on Fox, with some coverage on Fox's dedicated sports network FS1, totaling up to 24 games. The entire National League Playoffs, a total of 18 games, will be on TBS. Up to four games may roll over to MLB Network, depending on conflicts with other games on FS1. ESPN will carry just one MLB Postseason game, airing the AL Wild Card game on Wed., Oct. 2.
Here are the best ways you can watch the MLB Postseason games using Live TV streaming services.
Hulu with Live TV
- The cost: $45 a month after a one week free trial
- Watch Hulu on: Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Xbox One, Chromecast, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, web browsers
- Local channels on Hulu: ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, and others. Find your local channels here.
- MLB Postseason on Hulu - Nearly every game with Fox,FS1, TBS, and ESPN. Without MLB Network, you may miss 1-4 overflow games.
More on Hulu with Live TV:
Clear the bases
Covering nearly every MLB Postseason pitch
Hulu has it all— a huge catalog service and live TV channels including sports. With every channel but MLB Network, you can stream almost every game.
- The cost: $50 a month after a free trial
- Watch YouTube TV on: Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Samsung, LG, HiSense or Vizio smart TVs, Chromecast, iOS and Android
- Local channels on YouTube TV: ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and more. Find your locals here.
- MLB Postseason on YouTube TV: With TBS, MLB, FS1, Fox, and ESPN, YouTube TV can bring you all 43 MLB Postseason games
More on YouTube TV:
Sliding into Home
YouTube TV loves baseball with full postseason coverage
YouTube TV is live streaming TV made simple, with a single plan and a ton of channels — including every channel to see all 43 MLB Postseason games.
Fubo TV — Including ALCS in 4K
- The cost: $55 a month after a one week trial
- Watch Fubo TV on: Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast, iOS, Android and web browsers
- Local channels on Fubo TV: CBS, Fox, NBC and CW. Find your locals here.
- MLB Postseason on Fubo TV: Nearly every MLB Postseason game with Fox, FS1, and TBS. However, with neither ESPN nor MLB Network, you will miss 1-5 games, including the AL Wild Card game.
More on Fubo TV:
4K MLB Postseason
Get the best picture from MLB Postseason at home
Fubo TV offers a wide selection of channels and a variety of special add-ons available. The big key here is 4K HDR streaming, which will include all ALCS games in ultra-high definition.
Sling TV — Sling Orange with Sports Extra Add-on
- The cost: $25 a month after your first month for $15 plus $10 more if you add Sports Extra
- Watch Sling TV on: Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox One, LG, Samsung or Vizio smart TVs, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire tablets, browsers and more
- Local channels on Sling TV: NBC on Sling Blue. Local on demand feeds on Sling Orange. Find your local channels here.
- MLB Postseason on Sling TV: Only about 20 games available, even if you add Sports Extra for MLB Network. With No Fox or FS1 it won't have most of the AL Playoffs or any World Series
More on Sling TV:
Low Cost but Limited
Better options are available unless you only love the NL
Sling is a popular service, and usually a good option. But with Fox and FS1 off the service for now, you can find better options unless you only want to see NL baseball exclusively.
AT&T TV Now - Plus Plan
- The cost: $50 a month after a free trial
- Watch AT&T TV Now on: Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TVs, iOS, Android, web browsers
- Local channels on AT&T TV Now: ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and more. Find your locals here.
- MLB Postseason on AT&T TV Now: Offers nearly every game with the $50 Plus Plan. You can have it all if you want, but MLB Network starts in the $110 Choice Plan.
More on AT&T TV Now:
Powerful Free Agent
Stick with the Plus plan for nearly every game
AT&T TV Now has a long list of channels in their lineup. The Plus Plan nearly every MLB Postseason game, and HBO too. Look elsewhere if you want MLB Network because Choice is too much.
PlayStation Vue - Access Plan
- The cost: $50 a month after a free trial
- Watch PlayStation Vue on: Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, PlayStation 3 and 4, Chromecast, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire Tablets and web browsers
- Local channels on PlayStation Vue: ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and more. Find your locals here.
- MLB Postseason on PlayStation Vue: The Access Plan has nearly every game, but upgrade to Core for $55 and get MLB Network to see the entire Postseason.
More on PlayStation Vue:
Touch Em All
Vue lets you see all the baseball
PlayStation Vue offers a wide variety of live streaming TV channels. Their base Access Plan includes most of the channels needed to see the MLB Postseason. You can bump up to Core Plan for $55, and get every channel.
MLB Postseason 2019 Schedule
Wild Card — One game playoff
- Washington Nationals 4, Milwaukee Brewers 3
- Tampa Bay Rays 5, Oakland Athletics 1
Division Series — Best of five games
- Thurs. Oct 3, L.A. Dodgers 6, Washington Nationals 0
- Thurs. Oct 3, St Louis Cardinals 7, Atlanta Braves 6
- Fri. Oct 4, Houston Astros 6, Tampa Bay Rays 2
- Fri. Oct 4, Atlanta Braves 3, St Louis Cardinals 0
- Fri. Oct 4, New York Yankees 10, Minnesota Twins 4
- Fri. Oct 4, Washington Nationals 4 ,L.A. Dodgers, 2
- Sat. Oct 5, New York Yankees 8, Minnesota Twins 2
- Sat. Oct 5, Houston Astros 3, Tampa Bay Rays 1
- Sun. Oct 6, Atlanta Braves 3, St Louis Cardinals 1
- Sun. Oct 6, L.A. Dodgers 10, Washington Nationals 4
- Mon. Oct 7, Tampa Bay Rays 10, Houston Astros 3
- Mon. Oct 7, St Louis Cardinals 5, Atlanta Braves 4
- Mon. Oct 7, Washington Nationals 6, L.A. Dodgers 1
- Mon. Oct 7, New York Yankees 5, Minnesota Twins 1 (Yankees win series 3-0)
- Tues. Oct 8, Tampa Bay Rays 4, Houston Astros 1
- Wed. Oct. 9, Washington Nationals 7, L.A. Dodgers 3 (Nationals win series 3-2)
- Wed. Oct. 9, St Louis Cardinals 13, Atlanta Braves 1 (Cardinals win series 3-2)
- Thurs. Oct 10, Houston Astros 6, Tampa Bay Rays 1 (Astros win series 3-2)
League Championship Series — Best of seven games
- Fri. Oct. 11, Washington Nationals 2, St Louis Cardinals 0
- Sat. Oct. 12, Washington Nationals 3, St Louis Cardinals 1
- Sat. Oct. 12, New York Yankees 7, Houston Astros 0
- Sun. Oct. 13, Houston Astros 3, New York Yankees 2
- Mon. Oct. 14, Washington Nationals 8, St Louis Cardinals 1
- Tues. Oct. 15, Houston Astros 4, New York Yankees 1
- Tues. Oct. 15, Washington Nationals 7, St Louis Cardinals 4 (Nationals win series 4-0)
- Thurs. Oct. 17, Houston Astros 8, New York Yankees 3
- Fri. Oct. 18, New York Yankees 4, Houston Astros 1
- Sat. Oct. 19, Houston Astros 6, New York Yankees 4 (Astros win series 4-2)
- Tues. Oct. 22, Game 1, Fox
- Wed. Oct 23, Game 2, Fox
- Fri. Oct 25, Game 3, Fox
- Sat. Oct 26, Game 4, Fox
- Sun Oct. 27, Game 5 if necessary, Fox
- Tues. Oct. 28, Game 6 if necessary, Fox
- Wed. Oct. 29, Game 7 if necessary, Fox
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