What channel is Dodgers vs. Braves on today? Time, TV schedule for 2021 NLCS Game 6

Dave Roberts has leaned on his bullpen a lot this postseason.

When Game 6 of the NLCS rolls around Saturday, the Dodgers manager may have to lean heavily on it again. That’s because Max Scherzer, Los Angeles’ scheduled Game 6 starter, won’t go because of arm fatigue and recent heavy usage on short rest.

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It’s not yet known whether it will be another bullpen game for the Dodgers or if Roberts will go with Walker Buehler or Julio Urías on short rest.

Regardless, the Dodgers have an uphill battle ahead of them. They need to win two games on the road to advance to the World Series for the second straight year. They do, however, have momentum on their side, having won Game 5 handily thanks to three home runs from postseason hero Chris Taylor.

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The Braves’ hero thus far in the postseason has been Eddie Rosario, who was acquired from Cleveland midseason. He’s 12 for 21 with two home runs and six RBIs in the NLCS and was integral to the Braves’ Game 4 win to take a 3-1 series lead.

Atlanta’s best starting pitching performance thus far has come from Charlie Morton, who threw five strong innings in Game 3. Ian Anderson will get the start for the Braves on Saturday as they look to finish off the Dodgers and advance to their first World Series since 1999. Anderson lasted just three innings in his first NLCS start and gave up two runs on three hits.

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Sports Grind Entertainment has all the information you need to watch the Ddogers take on the Braves on Saturday in Game 6 of the NLCS.

What channel is Dodgers vs. Braves on today?

  • TV channel: TBS
  • Live stream: WatchTBS App

TBS will continue its coverage of the National League postseason with the airing of NLCS Game 6. Brian Anderson will be calling play-by-play with Ron Darling and Jeff Francouer serving as anaylsts.

In Canada, all postseason games are available on Sportsnet and SN1.

Dodgers vs. Braves start time

  • Date: Saturday, Oct. 23
  • First pitch: 8:08 p.m. ET

The Dodgers vs. Braves game is scheduled to start at 8:08 p.m. ET on Saturday from Truist Park in Atlanta.

MLB playoff schedule 2021

National League

Wild-card game

DateGameStart timeTV channelResult
Wed., Oct. 6Cardinals at Dodgers8:10 p.m.TBS3-1, LAD

Division Series

TBS will handle the broadcast for all NLDS games in both series.

DateGameStart timeTV channelResult
Fri., Oct. 8Dodgers at Giants, Game 19:37 p.m.TBS4-0, SF
Fri., Oct. 8Braves at Brewers, Game 14:37 p.m.TBS2-1, MIL
Sat., Oct. 9Dodgers at Giants, Game 29:07 p.m.TBS9-2, LAD
Sat., Oct. 9Braves at Brewers, Game 25:07 p.m.TBS3-0, ATL
Mon., Oct. 11Giants at Dodgers, Game 39:37 p.m.TBS1-0, SF
Mon., Oct. 11Brewers at Braves, Game 31:07 p.m.TBS3-0, ATL
Tue., Oct. 12Giants at Dodgers, Game 49:07 p.m.TBS7-2, LAD
Tue., Oct. 12Brewers at Braves, Game 45:15 p.m.TBS5-4, ATL
Thu., Oct. 14Dodgers at Giants, Game 5*9:07 p.m.TBS2-1, LAD

*If necessary

Championship Series

TBS will continue its National League playoff coverage with coverage of every NLCS game.

DateGameStart timeTV channelResult
Sat., Oct. 16Dodgers at Braves, Game 18:07 p.m.TBS3-2, ATL
Sun., Oct. 17Dodgers at Braves, Game 27:38 p.m.TBS5-4, ATL
Tue., Oct. 19Braves at Dodgers, Game 35:08 p.m.TBS6-5, LAD
Wed., Oct. 20Braves at Dodgers, Game 48:08 p.m.TBS9-2, ATL
Thu., Oct. 21Braves at Dodgers, Game 58:08 p.m.TBS11-2, LAD
Sat., Oct. 23Dodgers at Braves, Game 68:08 p.m.TBS
Sun., Oct. 24Dodgers at Braves, Game 7*7:38 p.m.TBS

* If necessary.

American League

Wild-card game

DateGameStart timeTV channelResult
Tue., Oct. 5Yankees at Red Sox8:08 p.m.ESPN6-2, BOS

Division Series

MLB Network and FS1 will carry all the ALDS games, until potential Game 5s, which would be broadcast exclusively on FS1.

DateGameStart timeTV channelResult
Thu., Oct. 7Red Sox at Rays, Game 18:07 p.m.FS15-0, TB
Thu., Oct. 7White Sox at Astros, Game 14:07 p.m.FS16-1, HOU
Fri., Oct. 8Red Sox at Rays, Game 27:02 p.m.FS114-6, BOS
Fri., Oct. 8White Sox at Astros, Game 22:07 p.m.MLB Network9-4, HOU
Sun., Oct. 10Rays at Red Sox, Game 34:07 p.m.MLB Network6-4 (13), BOS
Sun., Oct. 10Astros at White Sox, Game 38:07 p.m.FS112-6, CHI
Mon., Oct. 11Rays at Red Sox, Game 47:07 p.m.FS16-5, BOS
Tue., Oct. 12Astros at White Sox, Game 42:07 p.m.FS110-1, HOU

* If necessary.

Championship Series

Fox and FS1 will split coverage of the ALCS.

DateGameStart timeTV channelResult
Fri., Oct. 15Red Sox at Astros, Game 18:07 p.m.Fox5-4, HOU
Sat., Oct. 16Red Sox at Astros, Game 24:20 p.m.Fox9-5, BOS
Mon., Oct. 18Astros at Red Sox, Game 38:07 p.m.Fox/FS112-3, BOS
Tue., Oct. 19Astros at Red Sox, Game 48:08 p.m.FS19-2, HOU
Wed., Oct. 20Astros at Red Sox, Game 55:08 p.m.FS19-1, HOU
Fri., Oct. 22Red Sox at Astros, Game 68:08 p.m.FS15-0, HOU

World Series schedule

Every World Series game will be on Fox.

DateGameStart timeTV channelResult
Tue., Oct. 26Astros vs. Braves or Dodgers, Game 1TBDFox
Wed., Oct. 27Astros vs. Braves or Dodgers, Game 2TBDFox
Fri., Oct. 29Astros vs. Braves or Dodgers, Game 3TBDFox
Sat., Oct. 30Astros vs. Braves or Dodgers, Game 4TBDFox
Sun., Oct. 31Astros vs. Braves or Dodgers, Game 5*TBDFox
Tue., Nov. 2Astros vs. Braves or Dodgers, Game 6*TBDFox
Wed., Nov. 3Astros vs. Braves or Dodgers, Game 7*TBDFox

* If necessary.