The Los Angeles Dodgers, who are making their fifth National League Championship Series appearance in the last 10 years after sweeping the Arizona Diamondbacks in the NLDS, will play host to the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of the 2017 NLCS at Dodger Stadium on Saturday starting at 5:08 p.m.
Game 2 of the best-of-seven series, which is a rematch of last year’s NLCS, will be held Sunday at Dodger Stadium at 4:38 p.m. before the series shifts to Chicago for Games 3-5 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, if necessary. Games 6-7 would be played in Los Angeles on Saturday, Oct. 21 and Sunday, Oct. 22, if necessary.
Parking and Stadium gates will open three hours prior to all postseason games and fans are encouraged to arrive early, while also urged to purchase parking in advance, carpool or enjoy a ride with Uber, the preferred ride of the Dodgers.
The Dodger Stadium Express will continue to operate during the postseason from both Union Station and the South Bay, with service starting two hours before the game and free for everyone with a game ticket. Advance parking can be purchased at Dodgers.com/parking ($20 in advance/$30 at the gate) and more information on transportation options can be found at Dodgers.com/transportation.
Game 1’s ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Tommy Davis, who won a pair of batting titles and was a member of the Dodgers’ 1963 and 1965 World Championship teams, and the national anthem will be sung by Conjunction Entertainment gospel recording artist Keith Williams Jr.
Sunday’s pregame ceremonies will include a ceremonial first pitch from Manny Mota, who is in his 49th season with the Dodger organization as a player, coach and broadcaster, and the national anthem performed by multi-platinum recording artist Tinashe.
The NLCS will be telecast on TBS, and all Dodger postseason games can be heard on AM 570 LA Sports, in Spanish on Univision 1020 KTNQ and in Korean on Radio Korea AM 1540.
The Dodgers will have pregame coverage on Facebook Live starting 90 minutes before each game with Dodger Insider, SportsNet LA’s Leadoff LA and Access SportsNet Dodgers.
Postgame Access SportsNet Dodgers will also be streamed on Facebook Live, as will Dodgers Insider shows during workout days.
All National League Championship Series games at Dodger Stadium are sold out.