How to watch the 2021 MLB playoffs

It’s October, which means the leaves are changing, scary movies and TV shows are being watched and the hunt for the World Series is on as the 2021 MLB playoffs are here. After a thrilling baseball season that came down to the final day for a number of teams securing their playoff spots, we have 10 teams vying for a championship and numerous ways to watch all of the action.

First things first, the 2021 MLB playoffs will begin with the single-game wild card matchups in both the American and National League. The wild card game is on Tuesday, Oct. 5, and will pit perhaps baseball’s two biggest rivals, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, against one another for the right to advance. On the NL side, the defending champions Los Angeles Dodgers will play the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, Oct. 6.