Week 7 of the 2021 MLB regular season starts today with a loaded lineup of nationally televised games. ESPN, ESPN+, MLBN, FS1, and YouTube will be the home of this week’s national games, with various regional sports networks providing the local broadcasts. The season is picking up as teams are trying to separate themselves from the rest of the crop. Fans will be back in attendance throughout the league; however, cord cutters can find out how to watch all of this week’s nationally televised MLB games below.
The Games – Start Times and Channel
*Select games will be joined in progress or only available in select areas.
Monday, May 10
|Cincinnati Reds at Pittsburgh Pirates||6:35 p.m. ET||ESPN+, Bally Sports Ohio, & AT&T SportsNet-Pittsburgh|
|Los Angeles Angels at Houston Astros||8:00 p.m. ET||ESPN, Bally Sports West, & AT&T SportsNet-Southwest|
Last week, Reds pitcher Wade Miley threw a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians. Miley is a big reason why the club is 15-16 and making some noise in the NL Central. They will travel to Pittsburgh to take on the 14-19 Pirates on ESPN+. The 14-19 Pirates are coming off of a 6-5 victory against the Cubs.
Tuesday, May 11
|Texas Rangers at San Francisco Giants||3:45 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Bally Sports Southwest, & NBC Sports Bay Area|
|New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays||7:00 p.m. ET||ESPN, YES Network, & Bally Sports Sun|
|Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers||7:10 p.m. ET||ESPN+, Bally Sports Kansas City, & Bally Sports Detroit|
ESPN+ subscribers will be able to watch an AL Central showdown between the 16-17 Royals and 10-24 Tigers. The Tigers are at the bottom of the AL Central division and the club has the worst record in the MLB, but ended Week 5 with a 7-3 victory over the Twins. The Royals are underperforming so far this season, as the club is coming off of 5-straight losses.
Wednesday, May 12
|Baltimore Orioles at New York Mets||12:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, MASN2, & Sportsnet NY|
|Chicago Clubs at Cleveland Indians||1:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Marquee Sports Network, & Bally Sports Great Lakes|
|San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies||3:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Bally Sports San Diego, & AT&T SportsNet-Rocky Mountain|
|Toronto Blue Jays at Atlanta Braves||7:20 p.m. ET||ESPN+, Sportsnet, Bally Sports Southeast|
|Los Angeles Angels at Houston Astros||8:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Bally Sports West, & AT&T SportsNet-Southwest|
Viewers who live out of the local markets will be able to watch Wednesday night’s game between the Angels and Astros on MLB Network. The 18-16 Astros still have a dark cloud over their heads after their cheating scandal and lack of punishment; however, the club is currently in second place in the AL West. The 15-18 Angels are at the bottom of the AL West and will look to play spoiler to their division rivals.
Thursday, May 13
|Toronto Blue Jays at Atlanta Braves||12:20 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Sportsnet, & Bally Sports Southeast|
|Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals||1:05 p.m. ET||MLBN*, NBC Sports Philadelphia, & MASN|
|St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers||1:40 p.m. ET||YouTube|
|New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays||7:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, YES Network, & Bally Sports Sun|
|Oakland Athletics at Boston Red Sox||7:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, NBC Sports Bay Area, & NESN|
|Cincinnati Reds at Colorado Rockies||8:40 p.m. ET||ESPN+, Bally Sports Ohio, & AT&T SportsNet-Rocky Mountain|
|Cleveland Indians at Seattle Mariners||10:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Bally Sports Great Lakes, & Root Sports-Northwest|
The MLB Game of the Week will be broadcasted on YouTube when St. Louis Cardinals travel to Cream City to take on the Milwaukee Brewers. Since this game will be available on YouTube, this will be the perfect opportunity for cord cutters to watch MLB action for free without having to sign up for a subscription service.
Friday, May 14
|Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox||3:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Bally Sports Kansas City, & NBC Sports Chicago|
|New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles||7:05 p.m. ET||MLBN*, YES Network, & MASN|
|Los Angeles Angels at Boston Red Sox||7:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Bally Sports West, & NESN|
|Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers||10:10 p.m. ET||ESPN+, Bally Sports Florida, & Spectrum SportsNet|
Out-of-market fans will be able to watch the Royals at White Sox on MLB Network. The White Sox currently sit at the top of the AL Central and the Royals are currently third. The Royals are currently 3.5 games back from the White Sox, so a win is much needed if they want to climb up the division.
Saturday, May 15
|New York Mets at Tampa Bay Rays||1:10 p.m. ET||ESPN+, MLBN*, SportsNet NY, & Bally Sports Sun|
|Oakland Athletics at Minnesota Twin||4:05 p.m. ET||FS1, & Bally Sports North|
|St. Louis Cardinals at San Diego Padres||8:40 p.m. ET||FS1|
FS1 will host a Saturday double header. The Oakland A’s will travel to the Twin Cities to take on the Minnesota Twins in an American League matchup. The A’s currently have the second best record in the American League and will look to finish the week among the best teams in the league.
The late game will be a National League matchup between the St. Louis Cardinals and San Diego Padres. The Cardinals currently have the best record in the National League and will have their hands full against a Padres team that is looking to remain competitive in a tough NL West.
Sunday, May 16
|Chicago Cubs at Detroit Tigers||1:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Marquee Sports Network, & Bally Sports North|
|Texas Rangers at Houston Rockets||2:10 p.m. ET||ESPN+, Bally Sports Southwest, & AT&T Sports Southwest|
|Los Angeles Angels at Boston Red Sox||1:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Bally Sports West, & NESN|
|St. Louis Cardinals at San Diego Padres||7:00 p.m. ET||ESPN|
In a rematch of Saturday night’s game, the Padres will host the Cardinals on ESPN. Will the loser be able to avenge their defeat or will the winner sweep under the primetime lights on back-to-back nights? Fans will be in for a treat when these two teams face off.
Where to watch MLB games
With a full schedule of MLB games across the country, fans have plenty of choices when it comes to watching each game from the opening pitch to the final at bat.
MLB.tv: Fans can watch live games from their favorite out-of-market teams with one of the packages provided by MLB.tv. Upon signing up, fans will get a 7-day free trial for the service. For $109.99/yr. fans can watch all the games from an out-of-market team with Single Team. Catch every game from every out-of-market team for only $24.99/mo. with Monthly. For the best value, stream every out-of-market team via the All Team package for only $129.99/yr.
ESPN+: Watch select MLB games throughout the season on ESPN+ for $5.99 per month, or save over 15% with an ESPN+ Annual Plan at $59.99 per year.
Subscribers to live TV streaming services can check out our chart below to see if your service will be streaming today’s games.
|Channel||AT&T TV (*Starts at $85/mo.)||fuboTV (*Starts at $64.99/mo.)||Hulu + Live TV (*Starts $64.99/mo.)||Sling TV (*Starts at $35/mo.)||Youtube TV (*Starts at $64.99/mo.)|
|MLBN||Yes||An additional $8/mo with fubo Extra add-on||No||An additional $11/mo with Sports Extra Add-on||Yes|
|*NBC Sports Regional Networks||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Bally Sports Regional Networks||Yes||No||No||No||No|
|AT&T SportsNet Regional Networks||Yes||Yes||No||No||No|
|Root Sports Northwest||Yes||No||No||No||No|
|Sportsnet New York||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Yes|
|Marquee Sports Network||Yes||No||No||No||No|
*Due to the MLB’s blackout restrictions, local fans may have to watch some games on regional sports networks as coverage varies based on location.