The MLB Network is a channel that’s dedicated to baseball. It is owned by Major League Baseball with a majority share in the network. The MLB Network is headquartered in Secaucus, New Jersey, in the former MSNBC studios. The studio also houses the NHL Network via a studio sharing agreement reached in 2015. The MLB Network is available in over 70M households which comprise of roughly 61% of households with cable TV in the US. As of late, the network has been making a move towards UHD or 4K broadcasts which ensure crystal clear clarity.

Channel Sports Games Streamed Cost Free Trial HD Stream Cable Required iOS App Android App
Watch-MLB-Network-Online-300x281 Featured MLB Games No Standalone App Yes, with Hulu/Sling Yes Yes, except w/ Sling, Fubo etc Yes Yes
sling_television-300x150 Watch MLB Network Live! $25 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
fubo-live-sports ALL MLB Games Live! $44.95 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
VPN-Live-Stream-300x67 Use a VPN to Watch MLB Games $2 /month Try a VPN for $2 Yes No Yes Yes
hulu-live-stream-300x222 Most MLB Games on Hulu! $39.99 (Best Deal) Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
DTV-Now-300x127 Watch MLB Network Live! $35 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes

Watch the MLB Network Without Cable

The increasing popularity of online streaming services like Fubo, Sling TV and DIRECTV NOW, in addition to the extensive proliferation of smart TVs, have meant that people don’t want regular cable services anymore. Streaming services don’t require a long-term commitment and subscribers can pay as they go. Plus, it’s a lot cheaper with Sling TV starting at $25 a month and DIRECTV NOW costing just $35. All services have streaming apps for various devices including iOS, Android, Chromecast, etc. which makes streaming on the go possible.

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Sling (7 Days Free) Fubo (7 Days Free) HULU Live (7 Days Free) DIRECTV NOW (7 Days Free)
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Watch MLB Network Live This Season with a VPN

If you’re concerned about privacy and computer security these days you may want to consider streaming the MLB Network via VPN. They’re not expensive (3 bucks a month) and help protect you and your devices from tracking software.

Try a VPN for $2

Streaming MLB Network with the Official App

The ‘At Bat’ app available for Android and iOS devices allows subscribers to the channel to stream it live. Non-cable subscribers can subscribe to MLB.TV premium, for $112.99 a year giving them access to regular season games and special events.

Which Sports Events are Streamed on MLB Network?

The channel’s weekly baseball broadcasts include MLB Network Showcase, MLB Network games on Friday, Saturday and Tuesday night, MLB Matinee and a few Minor-League baseball games. Regular shows include MLB Tonight, Hot Stove, Quick Pitch, etc.