The Atlanta Braves are up two games to one against the Houston Astros entering Game 4 of the 2021 World Series. On Friday five Braves pitchers combined for a near no-hitter against the best lineup in baseball and tonight looks to be a bullpen game as well. The Astros will start Zack Greinke, Cy Young winner and potential hall-of-famer, while the Braves’ opener is Dylan Lee. First pitch for Game 4 is scheduled for Saturday at 8:09 p.m. ET (5:09 p.m. PT) on Fox. Here’s how you can watch the World Series without cable.
What’s the schedule for the World Series?
The next two games will be played at Truist Park, the Braves’ stadium in suburban Atlanta. Games 6 and 7, if needed, will be back in Houston.
Tuesday, Oct. 26
- Game 1: Atlanta 6, Houston 2
Wednesday, Oct. 27
- Game 2: Houston 7, Atlanta 2
Friday, Oct. 29
- Game 3: Atlanta 2, Houston 0
Saturday, Oct. 30
- Game 4: Houston at Atlanta, 8:09 p.m. ET (5:09 p.m. PT) on Fox
Sunday, Oct. 31
- Game 5: Houston at Atlanta, 8:15 p.m. ET (5:15 p.m. PT) on Fox
Tuesday, Nov. 2
- Game 6 (if necessary): Atlanta at Houston, 8:09 p.m. ET (5:09 p.m. PT) on Fox
Wednesday, Nov. 3
- Game 7 (if necessary): Atlanta at Houston, 8:09 p.m. ET (5:09 p.m. PT) on Fox
What channels do I need to watch the World Series?
Just one. Every game of the World Series will be broadcast on Fox.
Can I watch in 4K?
You can. The Fox Now and Fox Sports app offer 4K streaming on a number of 4K devices from Apple, Roku and Amazon as well as on 4K TVs running Roku, Amazon Fire TV or Google’s Android TV/Google TV software. If you are using these apps, you may need to log in to your cable provider to stream in the higher resolution.
Speaking of cable providers — Comcast, Verizon, Optimum and Cox offer a 4K channel that should have the games. Satellite providers DirecTV and Dish should have a 4K feed as well.
If you’re looking for a streaming service and don’t have cable, you’ll want to use FuboTV or YouTube TV. Note that for the latter you’ll need to be subscribed to the 4K add-on.
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How can I watch the MLB playoffs without cable?
All five of the major live TV streaming services carry Fox, but not every service carries every local network, so check each one using the links below to make sure it carries Fox in your area.
If you live in an area with good reception, then you can watch the World Series on Fox for free on over-the-air broadcast channels just by attaching an affordable (under $30) indoor antenna to nearly any TV.
YouTube TV costs $65 a month and includes Fox. Plug in your ZIP code on its welcome page to see which local networks are available in your area.
Hulu with Live TV costs $65 a month and carries Fox. Click the “View all channels in your area” link at the bottom of its welcome page to see which local networks are available where you live.
DirecTV Stream’s cheapest, $70-a-month Plus package includes Fox. You can use its channel lookup tool to see which local channels are available in your area.
Each live TV streaming service offers a free trial, allows you to cancel anytime and requires a solid internet connection. Looking for more information? Check out our live TV streaming services guide.