How to watch MLB: All-Star, Playoffs, World Series (2023)

How to watch MLB: All-Star, Playoffs, World Series (2023)

The 2023 MLB regular season is in full swing, with many big events and hundreds of games still to come. In this article, you will find out in a couple of minutes where to watch the national and local TV broadcasts of the league, as well as which online platforms stream this year's season.

What's new in Season 2023?

The 2023 Major League Baseball season began on March 30 and will end in October. There are significant changes to the rules this season. Teams are now playing on a new schedule that is more similar to the NBA and NHL schedules. This means that each team plays each other at least once. Each team will play six games against six opponents and seven games against four opponents in the same league, for a total of 64 games. Each team will also play 46 interleague games.

Where to watch MLB?

Nationwide TV channels

You can watch MLB 2023 games as well as MLB postseason games on five national TV channels:

  • FOX
  • TBS
  • FS1
  • Major League Baseball Network

Streaming Platforms

  • MLB.TV. It is by far the most direct and complete access to the league and its games. A yearly subscription costs $149.99, but you can also subscribe for a month for $24.99.  
  • DirecTV ($64.99–$154.99/month)
  • Fubo ($74.99/month+$12-15 additional package )
  • Sling TV ($40.00–$55.00/month)
  • ESPN+ ($9.99/month)
  • Peacock. For its subscribers, Peacock has made an exclusive MLB Sunday Leadoff program, which shows live broadcasts of 19 games of the season, as well as some games in recordings and reports on the development of the league.
  • Apple TV+. Every Friday night on Apple TV+, you can enjoy two MLB games and an evening show called MLB Big Inning as part of Friday Night Baseball.
  • Amazon Prime. If you're an Amazon Prime customer, you won't get free access to MLB.TV, however, this is a package that users can subscribe to with Prime Video Channels.
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Local TV networks

When MLB games are also broadcast by Regional Sports Networks (RSN). Each team has a dedicated RSN that broadcasts to a specific territory defined by MLB. By entering your zip code in RSN DIRECTV Search, you can check which local networks you can watch MLB games in your state. Important: In order to access all the games of a team in your state, you need to have access to that team's RSN, or use the national channels.

Main games of the MLB 2023 season

MLB Spring Training - February 24, 2023 (MLB Network, ESPN, ESPN+, RSNs)

2023 World Baseball Classic - March 7, 2023 (FOX, FS1, FS2, MLB Network)

2023 MLB Draft - July 9, 2023 (ESPN, MLB Network)

2023 MLB All-Star Game - July 11, 2023 (FOX, Fox Deportes and the Fox Sports app)

This will be the 93rd Major League Baseball All-Star Game hosted by the American League and the National League of Major League Baseball. The game will be played at the Seattle Mariners site at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington (Fox, Fox Deportes and the Fox Sports app).

MLB Little League Classic, August 16-27, 2023 (ESPN)

MLB Playoffs - October 2023 (FOX, FS1, TBS, ESPN/ABC, MLB Network)

World Series - October/November 2023 (FOX, Fox Deportes and the Fox Sports app)

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