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YouTube and Major League Baseball (MLB) have partnered to bring their first-ever exclusive live game distribution partnership to YouTube and YouTubeTV during the second half of the 2019 MLB Regular Season. The MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube will be a 13-game package available on YouTube globally (select territories excluded*) with exclusive distribution rights in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Every matchup will include a pregame and postgame show and will contain MLB and YouTube-themed content. Each game will be produced and enhanced exclusively for the YouTube platform by MLB Network's Emmy Award-winning production team.

By simply going to YouTube.com/MLB or searching "MLB" in the YouTube app, you can watch your favorite team and players go head-to-head exclusively on the platform for free from any device without having to log in. The games will also stream live via the "MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube" channel on YouTube TV (subscription required) and on each MLB team's YouTube channel. Fans can subscribe to the official MLB YouTube channel to receive schedule updates and additional information.

MLB.TV Blackouts for YouTube Exclusive games: Following the All Star Game break in 2019, no more than two weekday regular season games each week, generally with a start time before 4pm local time, will be blacked out from live game viewing. For a current schedule of live games available only from YouTube platforms, please click here.

*The following territories are excluded: Alto Adige, Australia, Austria, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Germany, Japan, Kiribati, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Zealand, Palau, Samoa, Switzerland, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Western Samoa

How do I watch MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube?

Every MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube is free to watch. There are no fees or sign-ups required. You do not need a YouTube account to watch for free. These games are not available anywhere else on TV or online.

Here are the easy ways to watch every MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube for each of your devices.

Mobile:

  1. Open the YouTube app.
  2. Search for "MLB."
  3. Tap the MLB YouTube channel.
  4. If the game is on, tap the game thumbnail to watch live.
  5. If the game is upcoming, tap the game thumbnail and click on "Set Reminder" to receive a notification when the game is live.
  6. Click on the Chromecast button to watch on the big screen with a Chromecast device.

TV:

  1. Open the YouTube app.
  2. Search for "MLB."
  3. Click on the MLB YouTube channel.
  4. If the game is on, tap the game thumbnail to watch live.

Computer:

  1. Go to youtube.com/mlb on your browser.
  2. If the game is on, click the game thumbnail to watch live.
  3. If the game is upcoming, click the "Set Reminder" button to receive a notification when the game is live.

How do I watch on YouTube TV?

These games are free on YouTube and you do not need a YouTube TV membership to watch on YouTube. However, if you are a YouTube TV member, you can also watch games live on YouTube TV:

  1. Open the YouTube TV app, or visit tv.youtube.com on your browser.
  2. Search "MLB" and either check the Live & Upcoming games, or the Schedule on the MLB league page.
  3. When games are airing, they will be shown on a unique "MLB Game of the Week" channel that is visible in the Live tab.
  4. These exclusive games can be viewed from anywhere in the US on any of our supported devices. Learn how to watch YouTube TV on your TV, or how to cast to your TV.
  5. There are no viewing restrictions for YouTube TV viewers in the US.

What is the upcoming MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube?

Stay tuned at youtube.com/mlb for the announcement of additional regular season games that you can watch for free, only on YouTube.

Below are the upcoming free games in July:

  • Thursday, July 18 - Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 12:35pm ET.
  • Tuesday, July 23 - Cleveland Indians vs. Toronto Blue Jays, 7:07pm ET.
  • Monday, July 29 - Detroit Tigers vs. Los Angeles Angels, 10:07pm ET.
  • Wednesday, August 7 - St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 3:00 PM ET.
  • Thursday, August 8 - Philadelphia Phillies vs. San Francisco Giants, 9:45 PM ET.
  • Wednesday, August 14 - Minnesota Twins vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 2:00 PM ET.
  • Wednesday, August 21 - Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 3:40 PM ET.
  • Monday, August 26 - Atlanta Braves vs. Colorado Rockies, 3:00 PM ET.
  • Wednesday, September 4 - New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals, 1:05 PM ET.
  • Thursday, September 5 - Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 7:10 PM ET.
  • Tuesday, September 10 - Cleveland Indians vs. Los Angeles Angels, 10:07 PM ET.
  • Tuesday, September 17 - Tampa Bay Rays vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 10:10 PM ET.
  • Wednesday, September 25 - St. Louis Cardinals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 3:40 PM ET. 

Fans may set reminders for upcoming games on MLB's YouTube channel.

Who do I contact regarding technical issues on YouTube?

If you need technical support, please visit support.google.com/youtube for help with YouTube or support.google.com/youtubetv for help with YouTube TV. You can also reach out to us on Twitter at twitter.com/TeamYouTube.