The Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves begin the 2021 National League Championship Series on Saturday in a rematch of last season’s NLCS, won by the eventual World Series champion Dodgers.
Atlanta has home-field advantage in this series as the NL East champion, with Los Angeles having been forced to a wild-card spot despite 106 regular-season wins. In the NLDS, the Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers in four games while the Dodgers needed all five to outlast the rival San Francisco Giants.
In last’s NLCS, played at Globe Life Field in Texas, the Braves took a 3-1 series lead before the Dodgers stormed back to win Game 7. Atlanta’s most recent trip to the World Series was in 1999.
Here’s everything you need to know for Friday’s game at Truist Park:
Time: 8:08 p.m. ET
TV channel: TBS
Live stream: TBS.com
Starting pitchers: RHP Corey Knebel, Dodgers (bullpen game) vs. LHP Max Fried, Braves
Betting info: SportsBookWire.usatoday.com
What time is Dodgers vs. Braves NLCS Game 1?
First pitch is scheduled for 8:08 p.m. ET on Saturday at Truist Park in Atlanta.
What TV channel is Dodgers vs. Braves on?
NLCS Game 1 will air on TBS.
How can I live stream Dodgers vs. Braves NLCS Game 1?
You can live stream NLCS Game 1 on TBS.com.
Who are the Dodgers and Braves’ Game 1 starting pitchers?
Dodgers: RHP Corey Knebel – The Dodgers will do a bullpen game on Saturday, opening with Knebel.
Braves: LHP Max Fried (14-7, 3.04 ERA) – Fried pitched six shutout innings in Game 2 of the NLDS, getting the win with nine strikeouts.
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