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How to watch Game 1 of the NLDS between the Cubs and Giants.

By SI Wire
October 07, 2016

The Cubs and Giants meet at Wrigley Field on Friday night to open their best-of-five National League Division Series matchup.

Jon Lester takes the mound for the hosts, and Johnny Cueto will start for the visitors. The Cubs, curse and title drought and all, are favored to win the pennant and own the NL’s best record. The Giants enter riding a little bit of good luck after edging the Mets in the ninth inning of Wednesday’s wild-card game.

Chicago’s roster is deeper on paper but San Francisco has a history of recent post-season success, all of which shapes up into what should be an entertaining series.

Find out how to watch Game 1 below.

How to watch

When: 9:15 p.m. ET

TV: Fox Sports 1

Live stream: Watch the game online here.

Series schedule

All times Eastern.

Game 1: Friday, Oct. 7, 9:15 p.m.

Game 2: Saturday, Oct. 8, 8 p.m.

Game 3: Monday, Oct. 10, TBD

Game 4 (if necessary): Tuesday, Oct. 11, TBD

Game 5 (if necessary): Thursday, Oct. 13, TBD

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