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FAQ - MLB Live games on Facebook

1. How do I get to Facebook Watch to access the MLB Live games? (Facebook account required)

  • From Computer/Desktop
    • Open up browser at enter URL:
      https://www.facebook.com/MLBLiveGames
    • Scroll down and you will see the video automatically playing (if game in progress)
    • If game has not started, no video will be playing (but a post has already been made that will show the video feed)
  • From Phone
    • Download and/or launch the Facebook app
    • Search for "MLB Live" in the search bar at the top
    • Click on the MLB Live page
    • Scroll down and you will see the video automatically playing (if game in progress)
    • If game has not started, no video will be playing (but a post has already been made that will show the video feed)
  • From TV
    • Download the Facebook video app on your TV or streaming device
    • Search for "MLB Live"

2. I don't have a Facebook account. How can I watch the game?

  • Live video of these games is exclusive to Facebook Watch.
    • Games will not be accessible through live video on television or digitally via MLB.TV or MLB At Bat app.
  • Fans who do not have a Facebook account may listen to the live local radio broadcasts for each participating team or follow free pitch-by-pitch tracking on MLB.com and the MLB At Bat app.

3. I'm watching the game on the MLB Live show Page. How do I hide the comments?

  • On Mobile:
    • To hide comments and reactions in a live video you're watching, swipe right across the screen.
    • Swipe left to bring them back again.
    • Or tap the screen to bring up the quiet mode button, which you can tap to hide comments and reactions and tap again to bring them back. 
  • On Desktop:
    • To hide comments and reactions in a live video you're watching on your computer, hover over the live video, then click on the quiet mode button.
    • Click on the quiet mode button again to bring back comments and reactions.

4. Why is this game only on Facebook Watch?

  • MLB and Facebook agreed to a partnership which will distribute one weekday afternoon game per week exclusively on Facebook Watch
  • MLB wants to continue experimenting through additional means of delivering baseball broadcasts to a large and diverse audience; as well as utilizing new creative broadcast production elements to learn how fans want to consume and interact with games on a social platform
    • Facebook has an active sports community of 700 million fans around the world
  • MLB's partnership with Facebook was approved by a unanimous vote of all 30 MLB Clubs.

5. I need Technical or Customer Service help for Facebook

  • Direct fans to https://facebook.com/help

6. I would like to contact MLB

  • Direct fans to email: csresponse@mlb.com

7. Additional online resources