MLB.TV is Coming to Amazon Channels, Apple Streaming Service Next?
Amazon announced today that for the first time, MLB.TV, the league’s out-of-market package, will be available through their Prime Video Channels service. Those streaming on Fire TV devices will have access to Prime Video’s exclusive X-Ray feature, which allows fans to access live in-game stats, team and player details and play-by-play information while they watch.
MLB.TV includes out-of-market access to almost every game (excluding ESPN, FOX, and MLB Network telecasts). This is ideal for fans who live away from your favorite team or want to catch teams or players out of your local area. Prime members in can subscribe to MLB.TV for $24.99/month, or a one-time payment of $118.99 for a Season Pass, after a 7-day free trial.
“Prime members love the convenience of streaming live sports on-the-go—and now with MLB.TV, they won’t have to miss watching their favorite teams play,” said Marie Donoghue, Vice President, Global Sports Video. “We know Prime members can’t get enough of sports, and we’re dedicated to providing more access to the Major League Baseball games they want.”
Given MLB’s history with Apple, it is expected that MLB.TV will also be available as part of Apple’s Amazon Channels competitor which will be announced on March 25. MLB At Bat partnered with Apple on multiple launches including the App Store, Apple Watch, and Apple TV.
How to Get MLB.TV for Free
If you are a T-Mobile customer, they announced that from March 26 - April 1st, subscribers will be eligible to receive a free annual subscription to MLB.TV ($119 value). Learn more.