World Series Live: How to watch World Series 2021 Live Stream Free. The Braves held off the Dodgers after taking a 3-1 lead in the series, closing out Game 6 to take the series 4-2. The Astros came back after falling behind 2-1 against the Red Sox by winning three straight games to close out the ALCS and head to their third World Series in five years.
The World Series was already scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Oct. 26, regardless of the outcome of the ALCS and NLCS, but neither series lasting the full seven games means each team should come into the Fall Classic feeling a bit more well rested. The Braves will have had a full two days off, while Houston will have had three days off.
Sporting News has you covered with all the information you need to be ready for the start of the series, with the dates for each game, TV channels and full 2021 postseason bracket and results.
The World Series kicks off on Tuesday, Oct. 26, with the Astros set to host the Braves. Since Houston had the better record, it will host Games 1 and 2, as well as 6 and 7 if necessary. The Braves will host Games 4, 5 and 6 in Atlanta.
Each game will start around 8:10 p.m. ET, with Fox handling the broadcast for each game.
The Braves had to get past the NL Central champion Brewers in the NLDS and the NL wild-card Dodgers in the NLCS. The Astros took down the AL Central champion White Sox and the AL wild-card Red Sox to arrive at the World Series.