The Yankees return to the playoffs for the sixth straight season, but this time, it’s going to be the World Championship or the bust for them.
The New York Yankees have made the postseason a lot in recent years, but they haven’t yet appeared in the World Series since 2009, let alone won one since.
As such, they have the mentality of “win the world championship or go bankrupt”.
Since they’ve won the AL East title, they have a bit of a cushion in the playoffs, as under the new playoff structure, they won’t have to play in the American League Wild Card series as they’ll have a farewell to the new playoff structure and won’t. 2 stubs in ALDS.
Yankees match schedule
Since the Yankees have had the aforementioned farewell on the Wild Card Tour, they will play their first playoff game on Tuesday, October 11th, which means they will have a five-day off-season between their last game of the regular season and their first game after the season.
Due to the shutdown to start the season, the regular season schedule has been changed slightly to accommodate all 162 matches and the post-season is no different.
If the Yankees play in all five ALDS games, they will play on October 11, October 13, October 15, October 16 and October 17. He will have a rest day between Games 1 and 2 and Games 2 and 3, instead of taking rest days between Games 2 and 3 and Games 4 and 5.
If they make it to the ALCS, they will start playing October 19 through October 26, if they play all seven games. They will have a travel day between Games 2 and 3 but not between Games 5 and 6, unlike in previous years. In other words, if they need to play all seven games in the ALCS, they will play five games in a row without a day off.
If they reach the World Championships, the usual 2-3-2 schedule will remain and the travel days will remain as well (after Game 2 and after Game 5). The World Championships begins on October 28 and ends no later than November 5.
How to watch the Yankees on TV
For ALDS, the Yankees will be on TBS for all their games. As for the ALCS (if the Yankees make it through), they’ll also be on TBS. If the Yankees reach the World Championships, all games will be on FOX.
How to stream Yankees games live
For Yankees fans in North America, MLB.TV will not be available as a live option to watch matches. However, yYou can sign up for a free trial with fuboTV And watch the playoff games for the Yankees there.