Mets, Cubs ready for primetime NLCS

Mets, Cubs ready for primetime NLCS

NEW YORK -- Primetime games await the Mets and Cubs in the National League Championship Series, beginning with an 8:07 p.m. ET game Saturday at Citi Field. TBS will broadcast every NLCS game.

First pitch for all games is scheduled for 8:07 p.m. ET (7:07 p.m. CT), with the possible exception of Game 6. If the American League Championship Series between the Blue Jays and Royals goes to a winner-take-all Game 7 on Oct. 24, that will start at 8:07 p.m. ET, with Mets-Cubs shifting to 4:07 p.m. ET.

Game Date Matchup
Gm 1 Oct. 17 NYM 4, CHC 2
Gm 2 Oct. 18 NYM 4, CHC 1
Gm 3 Oct. 20 NYM 5, CHC 2
Gm 4 Oct. 21 NYM 8, CHC 3

The Mets and Cubs will play Games 1 and 2 at Citi Field, before flying to Chicago for Games 3-5 at Wrigley Field. If necessary, Games 6 and 7 will be back at Citi Field.

NLCS: Cubs-Mets position by position

TBS airtimes begin at 7:30 p.m. ET. ESPN radio will also provide live national coverage of all games.

Anthony DiComo is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @AnthonyDiComo and Facebook, and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.