CHICAGO — The National League Championship Series games between the Cubs and Mets at Wrigley Field next week will begin at 7:07 p.m., according to the schedule released by Major League Baseball on Friday.
NLCS Games 3, 4 and potentially 5 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in Chicago will all be played in the night slot, with the broadcasts slated to start at 6:30 p.m. in advance of the 7:07 p.m. first pitch.
If necessary, Game 6 at Citi Field has a first pitch scheduled for 3:07 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 24, while Game 7 on Sun., Oct. 25, is set for 7:07 p.m.
The Cubs arrived in New York on Friday to prepare for the first two games of the series, on Saturday and Sunday, both of which start at 7:07 p.m.
Game 1 at New York
Sat., Oct. 17, 7:07 p.m., TBS
Game 2 at New York
Sun., Oct. 18, 7:07 p.m., TBS
Game 3 at Chicago
Tues., Oct. 20, 7:07 p.m., FS1
Game 4 at Chicago
Wed., Oct. 21, 7:07 p.m., TBS
Game 5 at Chicago, if necessary
Thurs., Oct. 22, 7:07 p.m., TBS
Game 6 at New York, if necessary
Sat., Oct. 24, 3:07 p.m., TBS
Game 7 at New York, if necessary
Sun. Oct. 25, 7:07 p.m., TBS
–Colleen Kane, Chicago Tribune