Now that the Philadelphia Phillies have punched their ticket to the NL Championship Series, thoughts turn to the upcoming showdown with a surprising opponent out of the NL West.
As the No. 4 seed in the NL, Bryce Harper and company will wait in Philadelphia for the arrival of the No. 6 seed Arizona Diamondbacks for the best-of-seven NLCS. Led by super-rookie Corbin Carroll, the Diamondbacks rolled over the Brewers in the Wild Card and the Dodgers in the Division Series without losing a game.
Below, we have all of the information you'll need as far as dates, start times and where to catch these games on TV.
National League Championship Series schedule (updated)
Game 1: Monday, Oct. 16 in Philadelphia, 8:07 p.m. ET, TV: TBS
Game 2: Tuesday, Oct. 17 in Philadelphia, 8:07 p.m. ET, TV: TBS
Game 3: Thursday, Oct. 19 in Arizona, 5:07 p.m. ET, TV: TBS
Game 4: Friday, Oct. 20 in Arizona, 8:07 p.m. ET, TV: TBS
Game 5: Saturday, Oct. 21 in Arizona, 8:07 p.m. ET, TV: TBS
Game 6: Monday, Oct. 23 in Philadelphia, 5:07 p.m. ET, TV: TBS*
Game 7: Tuesday, Oct. 24 in Philadelphia, 8:07 p.m. ET (if necessary), TV: TBS
*If the ALCS finishes by Monday, Oct. 23, NLCS Game 6 will move to 8:07 p.m. ET.
How to watch and listen to the NLCS
On TV, TBS will broadcast the entire NLCS nationally. You can also find the games on MLB.TV in the United States.
On the radio, Phillies fans can listen to the series on 94 WIP, WTTM 1680 and ESPN Radio. Diamondbacks fans can find the games on 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station, KQMR Latino Mix 100.3 FM and ESPN Radio.
Projected NLCS starting rotations
Phillies manager Rob Thomson announced Zack Wheeler as the Game 1 starter, while Aaron Nola will take the ball in Game 2. Ranger Suárez is the probable starter for Game 3 in Arizona. After that, the Phillies will have some decisions to make. Will they employ both Taijuan Walker and Cristopher Sánchez in Game 4?
Ace Zac Gallen will counter for the Diamondbacks in Game 1, with Merrill Kelly starting Game 2. Back at home for Game 3, Arizona could start rookie Brandon Pfaadt. For Game 4, the Diamondbacks will have a similar decision as the Phillies. Use Gallen on short rest, or dig into their thin rotation depth for a fourth starter?
National League Division Series schedule
Game 1: Saturday, Oct. 7 in Atlanta, 6:07 p.m. ET, TV: TBS
Game 2: Monday, Oct. 9 in Atlanta, 6:07 p.m. ET, TV: TBS
Game 3: Wednesday, Oct. 11 in Philadelphia, 5:07 p.m. ET, TV: TBS
Game 4: Thursday, Oct. 12 in Philadelphia, 8:07 p.m. ET, TV: TBS*
Game 5: Saturday, Oct. 14 in Atlanta, 8:07 p.m. ET (if necessary), TV: TBS*
National League Wild Card Series schedule
Game 1: Tuesday, Oct. 3 in Philadelphia, 8:08 p.m ET, TV: ESPN
Game 2: Wednesday, Oct. 4 in Philadelphia, 8:08 p.m. ET, TV: ESPN
Game 3: Thursday, Oct. 5 in Philadelphia, 8:08 p.m. ET (if necessary), TV: ESPN