MLB.com Guide to the Postseason
Postseason.TV, sweepstakes and more take fans through 110th Fall Classic
The 2014 Major League Baseball postseason is underway. Here is MLB.com's guide to popular interactive options through the 110th World Series:
1. MLB.TV. For the first time in the U.S. and Canada, MLB Advanced Media is streaming every World Series game and select postseason games live for authenticated MLB.TV subscribers in those countries. Starting with both American League Division Series openers broadcast by TBS on Thursday, you will just need to complete a one-time authentication with your participating TV provider. Up to 28 games will be streamed blackout-free so you can watch online or on your mobile device. Sign up for $9.99 and it also includes Postseason.TV and more than 200 Spring Training games in 2015.
2. Postseason Showdown. Pick the winners of head-to-head player matchups throughout the postseason for your chance to win a pair of 2015 season tickets.
3. MLB.com At Bat app. The best-selling sports app in history is in postseason mode. Use it on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, supported Android phones and tablets, Blackberry 10, Kindle Fire and Fire Phone, and Windows Phone 8. Each platform has different features, so please consult the At Bat product page for your operating system. Then follow all the games live.
4. Oh, yeah, baseball. MLB.com and Rascal Flatts have a high-decibel reminder of how the postseason teams got here. Click through to see all the clubs' videos.
5. Order tickets. Keep an eye on the schedule and act fast as tickets are subject to availability. Check with each club's ticket homepage. Now also is a good time to think about 2015 at MLB.com/seasontickets.
6. Postseason gear. All that official clinch attire is there for the taking at the MLB.com Shop. And your upcoming home for holiday shopping has those Authentic Triple Climate 3-in-1 On-Field Jackets from Majestic Athletic that team personnel will be wearing around chilly ballfields in October.
7. Postseason Beat the Streak presented by Dunkin' Donuts. OK, you've had your chances all season to win that $5.6 million from us. Now you get an extra shot at some winnings. Select five players to get the most hits during the postseason and you could win a $1,000 MLB.com shopping spree.
8. Hank Aaron Award. Voting is underway to help decide the best offensive performer in each league this season. The Hammer himself presents this annual award before a World Series game, so be part of the process.
9. MLB.com At the Ballpark app. This is an increasingly popular way to get the most out of your ballpark experience in the postseason. At the Ballpark is customized to each club, including exclusive video highlights, mobile food, beverage and official merchandise ordering, seat and experience upgrade capabilities, MyTickets Mobile for in-app purchase, delivery and storage of every ticket sold and content integration with ballpark video screens. Check in and enjoy.
10. R.B.I. Baseball 14. Simple. Fun. Classic. Take your favorite MLB team through a full season, postseason and World Series or play exhibition games against your friends. It's available for $19.99 on Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3 and for $4.99 on iOS and Android devices. Play your own simulated postseason games like we are.
11. Club postseason sweepstakes. MLB.com will be hosting sweepstakes throughout the postseason, giving away a pair of tickets to at least one home game for each participating team during the Division Series and League Championship Series, plus a pair of tickets to each game of the World Series. Sign up on each participating club's official site to enter.
12. TagOramics. We stitch together hundreds of photos taken over a 10- to 60-minute span, at each postseason game, sponsored by Canon. You just have to be there and tag yourself for Facebook friends to see. Hello, high-res happiness.
13. News and views. It's that time of year when a single moment warrants a full-scale array of stories, columns, videos and photos. MLB.com has it all covered around the clock, and see how your opinions compare with the ones over at Sports on Earth.
14. Bid at the MLB Postseason Auction. Want a base that was used during that classic 2011 World Series Game 6 between the Cardinals and Rangers at Busch Stadium? How about a ball Derek Jeter hit for a single off Colby Lewis during the 2010 ALCS at Texas? This is loaded with artifacts from Fall Classics past, a great way to combine past and present.
15. "Pulse of the Postseason" daily video wrapup. As intensive as it gets. Also look for the "Pulse of the Postseason Pregame Show," featuring analysis and interviews in-studio and at all playoff venues. MLB.com talent will include Jeff Nelson, Steve Sax, Jack Morris, Marlon Anderson and, during the World Series, Hall of Famer Frank Thomas.
16. #Postseason. Use that ubertag on all your tweets this month if you want an audience. Select Major Leaguers will serve as Twitter #Postseason special correspondents. Follow @MLB to stay in the know.
17. MLB Photo Shop. Speaking of postseason pics … you'll find all the best action shots here.
18. Army Postseason Clinches & Celebrations. Look for GIFs capturing the excitement of each winning team's series celebration, along with a video package and a story of the post-clinch festivities.
19. 120 Sports. The first-of-its-kind partnership involving multiple leagues and content properties, including MLB.com, is a revolutionary live-streaming network created for the digital generation and the devices it uses most. Get a unique look at postseason coverage.
20. Explore history: As we build toward the 110th Fall Classic, see how much you really know about the past. Watch Baseball's Best Moments, from Bobby Thomson's Shot Heard 'Round The World to Joe Carter's homer to Paul Konerko's grand slam in 2005.