Select upcoming games from the MLB The Show Players League, including the playoffs, will be shown on ESPN, ESPN2, FS1 and MLB Network.
ESPN2 will show regular-season matchups on Thursday and Saturday, with MLB Network taking the reins on Sunday night as the season concludes. The eight-team playoffs begin May 1 on FS1 and May 2 on ESPN2. The semifinals will be on both networks on the night of May 2.
Those competitions are best-of-three.
The best-of-five World Series will air on ESPN on May 3.
If the season ended today, the top eight players who would qualify for the playoffs would be: Joey Gallo, Texas Rangers; Blake Snell, Tampa Bay Rays; Jeff McNeil, New York Mets; Gavin Lux, Los Angeles Dodgers; Lucas Giolito, Chicago White Sox; Fernando Tatis Jr., San Diego Padres; Bo Bichette, Toronto Blue Jays; and Dwight Smith Jr., Baltimore Orioles.
The Players League is benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada with a total of $175,000 being donated across the 30 MLB Club communities.
–Field Level Media