How to Watch MLB Games Without Cable the Week of June 1




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Week 9 of the 2021 MLB regular season continues today with a loaded lineup of nationally televised games. ESPN, ESPN+, MLBN, FS1, FOX, and YouTube will be the home of this week’s national games, with various regional sports networks providing the local broadcasts. 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.

Tuesday, June 1

Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians6:10 p.m. ETFS1, NBC Sports Chicago, & Bally Sports Great Lakes
Los Angeles Angels at San Francisco Giants9:45 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports West, & NBC Sports Bay Area
Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners10:10 p.m. ETESPN+, NBC Sports California, & Root Northwest
St. Louis Cardinals at Los Angeles Dodgers10:10 p.m. ETESPN+, Bally Sports Midwest, & Spectrum Sportsnet

Summer is almost here as things are heating up in the AL Central with a tough divisional matchup between its top 2 teams. The 33-21 Chicago White Sox will travel to Progressive Field to take on the 29-24 Cleveland Indians. Since April, these two clubs have faced off 10 times and have split the series 5-5. Yesterday, the two clubs split a doubleheader with the Sox winning a close Game 1 by a score of 8-6 and the Indians winning a low scoring Game 2 by a score of 3-1.

Wednesday, June 2

Philadelphia Phillies at Cincinnati Reds12:35 p.m. ETMLBN*, NBC Sports Philadelphia, & Bally Sports Ohio
Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians1:10 p.m. ETMLBN*, NBC Sports Chicago, & Bally Sports Great Lakes
New York Mets at Arizona Diamondback3:40 p.m. ETYouTube
Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees7:05 p.m. ETESPN+, Bally Sports Sun, & YES Network
Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros8:10 p.m. ETESPN, NESN, & ATT Sportsnet-Southwest
Texas Rangers at Colorado Rockies8:40 p.m. ETESPN+, Bally Sports Southwest, & ATT Sportsnet-Rocky Mountain

The 19-36 Arizona Diamondbacks will be hosting the 26-20 New York Mets in this week’s MLB Game of the Week Live on Youtube. The Diamondbacks are sitting at the bottom of the NL West and are currently the worst team in the National League. The Mets are sitting at the top of a crowded NL East and will have to avoid an upset to stay on top of the division.

Thursday, June 3

Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees1:05 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports Sun, & YES Network
Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros2:10 p.m. ETESPN+, NESN, & ATT SportsNet-Southwest
Texas Rangers at Colorado Rockies3:10 p.m. ETESPN+, Bally Sports Southwest, & ATT SportsNet-Rocky Mountain
Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals8:15 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports Ohio, & Bally Sports Midwest

The NL West and AL West will be squaring off on ESPN+ when the Colorado Rockies host the Texas Rangers. Both teams have had disappointing seasons with the 22-33 Rangers currently dwelling in the basement of the AL West. The Rockies are currently in 20-34 and are second from the bottom in the NL West. Both teams will be looking to build momentum with a win on Thursday.

Friday, June 4

Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees7:05 p.m. ETMLBN*, NESN, & YES Network
Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves7:20 p.m. ETESPN+, Spectrum SportsNet, & Bally Sports South
New York Mets at San Diego Padres10:10 p.m. ETESPN+, SportsNet New York, & Bally Sports San Diego

Tradition continues on MLB Network when the Boston Red Sox travel to take on the New York Yankees. This will be the first nationally televised game of the 2021 season between the two storied rivals. Heading into this week, the Yankees are leading the series by over 200 games with a record of 1237-1033.

Saturday, June 5

Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals2:15 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports Ohio, & Bally Sports Midwest
Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees7:15 p.m. ETFOX*
Chicago Cubs at San Francisco Giants7:15 p.m. ETFOX*
Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves7:15 p.m. ETFOX*
Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels10:07 p.m. ETESPN+, Root Northwest, & Bally Sports West

MLB on FOX is back this Saturday with three games that will vary depending on your local market. Two National League division leaders will meet under the bright lights when the 34-20 NL West  San Francisco Giants host the 30-23 NL Central Chicago Cubs. This game has all the makeup of a big time playoff matchup.

Sunday, June 6

Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves1:20 p.m. ETMLBN*, Spectrum SportsNet, & Bally Sports South
Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals2:15 p.m. ETESPN+, Bally Sports Ohio, & Bally Sports Midwest
Oakland Athletics at Colorado Rockies3:10 p.m. ETESPN+, NBC Sports California, & ATT SportsNet-Rocky Mountain
Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees7:00 p.m. ETESPN, NESN, & YES Network

Week 9 of the MLB regular season will end on a high note as this 3-game series in the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry reaches its conclusion. These two teams will have 3 nationally televised games three days in a row. It will be 2 weeks until they face off again, so Sunday night’s game could be a conclusion of a sweep or a 2-1 triumph at Yankee Stadium.

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. Fans can watch live games from their favorite out-of-market teams with one of the packages provided by 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.

AntennaWeb is a great tool you can use to see what FOX channel is available in your area with an antenna.

Locast: Viewers in over 30 markets served by Locast will also be able to watch on their local FOX for free with the service

Subscribers to live TV streaming services can check out our chart below to see if your service will be streaming today’s games.

ChannelAT&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.)
MLBNYesAn additional $8/mo with fubo Extra add-onNoAn additional $11/mo with Sports Extra Add-onYes
NBC Sports Regional NetworksYesYesYesNoYes
Bally Sports Regional NetworksYesNoNoNoNo
AT&T SportsNet Regional NetworksYesYesNoNoNo
Root Sports NorthwestYesNoNoNoNo
Sportsnet New YorkYesYesYesNoYes
Spectrum SportsNetYesNoNoNoNo
Marquee Sports NetworkYesNoNoNoNo
YES NetworkYesNoNoNoNo

*Due to the MLB’s blackout restrictions, local fans may not have access to all games as coverage varies based on location.

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