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Classic Baseball Games on TV Today (Saturday, March 28)

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Classic Baseball Games on TV Today (Saturday, March 28)

The start of the 2020 MLB season has been delayed indefinitely by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but baseball fans can still get their fill of action on Saturday, March 28. ESPN is presenting "Strikeout Saturday" featuring some of the most dominant pitching performances in history while FOX and MLB Network will be replaying some classic postseason games.

So if you're wondering, "What baseball games are on today?" know this: ESPN, FOX, and MLB Network re-airing classic contests on Saturday, Marc 28.

MLB on ESPN Today

ESPN is hosting "Strikeout Saturday," where the network will air four of the five 20-strikeout games in MLB history. Starting at noon ET, baseball fans can tune in to watch a quartet of overpowering pitchers.

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  • 4-6 p.m. ET: Cincinnati Reds at Arizona Diamondbacks, 2001 (Randy Johnson)
  • 6-8 p.m. ET: Detroit Tigers at Washington Nationals, 2016 (Max Scherzer)

MLB on FOX Today

If you're into Fall Classic thrillers or curse-busting, FOX will re-air Game 7 of the 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians at 3 p.m. ET. Even if you aren't a fan of either team, this is a game worth watching if you love captivating, winner-take-all postseason baseball.

MLB on MLB Network Today

And not to be outdone, MLB Network is dipping into the archives and showing Games 5 (2:30-6:30 p.m. ET) and 6 (8 p.m.-1 a.m. ET) of the 1986 National League Championship Series between the New York Mets and Houston Astros. Anyone who knows baseball history knows that the Mets won both games to advance to the World Series to face the Boston Red Sox, but the Astros didn't make it easy. Both games needed extra innings to be decided.