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How to watch the MLB on Hulu + Live TV

Major League Baseball (MLB) is the oldest professional sports league in the USA, and its games are available to stream on Hulu + Live TV. The league was formed in 1903 and comprised of two divisions, the American League and the National League, which were established in 1876 and 1901, respectively. The winners of the two leagues proceed to compete in the World Series. 

Most MLB games are broadcast live on regional sports networks, which enable people to stream events taking place in their local area. This includes regional sports networks such as NBC Sports RSNs, Bally Sports RSNs, and more. Some MLB games will also be available as national broadcasts through networks like ESPN, FOX Sports, and TBS. Baseball fans can also stream live games through MLB Network.

Hulu + Live TV is a live streaming service that enables customers to stream popular cable channels. In addition to entertainment, lifestyle, news, and music channels, the service also has plenty of sports networks that are home to live games from MLB.

This article will explore how to watch MLB on Hulu and the channels that enable fans to watch baseball on Hulu.

Service plans and sports channels compared

Popular sports channels are available on all of the leading live streaming services. Here’s an overview of which sports channels are carried by live streaming services:

National NetworksDIRECTV STREAMFuboHulu + Live TVSling TVYouTube TV
MLB Network
Bally Sports RSNs
Marquee Sports Network
NBC Sports Bay Area
NBC Sports California
NBC Sports Chicago
NBC Sports Philadelphia
DIRECTV STREAMFuboHulu + Live TVSling TVYouTube TV
Root Sports
Space City Home Network
Spectrum SportsNet LA
SportsNet New York
SportsNet Pittsburgh
YES Network

Can I stream every MLB game on Hulu + Live TV?

Hulu + Live TV subscribers won’t be able to watch every MLB game live on the service. Most MLB games are broadcast on the regional sports network that the MLB team is in. These local cable channels broadcast sports programming to people living in their local market. 

The majority of live MLB games are broadcast on Regional Sports Networks. The regional sports networks available to Hulu + Live TV customers are:

  • NBC Sports Bay Area
  • NBC Sports Boston
  • NBC Sports California
  • NBS Sports Chicago
  • NBC Sports Northwest
  • NBC Sports Philadelphia and Philadelphia+
  • NBC Sports Washington and Washington+
  • SportsNet NY

The Disney Bundle is also included in your Hulu + Live TV subscription, which gives you access to Disney+, Hulu’s library and live sports on ESPN+. With ESPN+, you can watch live MLB games throughout the season.

MLB.TV airs out-of-market games and you can add your MLB.TV subscription on to your ESPN+ subscription.

Some MLB games will also be selected for national broadcast, which are exclusive to national networks and won’t be aired on regional sports networks. These channels also carry MLB Playoff and World Series games. Hulu + Live TV customers can stream nationally broadcast MLB games on:

  • FOX
  • FS1
  • ESPN
  • TNT

Streaming your favorite MLB teams

Most MLB games will only be available to people living in the local region of the teams involved. For example, Chicago Cubs games are covered by Marquee Sports Network. This means only people living in the area covered by those regional sports networks will be able to stream Cubs games.

Hulu + Live TV customers can stream these MLB teams’ games through the service:

  • Chicago White Sox: Broadcast by NBC Sports Chicago
  • New York Mets: Broadcast by SportsNet NY
  • Oakland Athletics: Broadcast by NBC Sports California
  • Philadelphia Phillies: Broadcast by NBC Sports Philadelphia
  • San Francisco Giants: Broadcast by NBC Sports Bay Area

How to Watch Your Favorite MLB Team on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, & More

You don’t need an expensive cable package to keep up with your favorite MLB team this season. Find your team in the list below for more information about how to stream all of their games on live TV streaming services, including DIRECTV STREAMFuboHulu + Live TVSling TV, and YouTube TV.

You can also find live MLB games on Apple TV+ and Peacock.

AL East

AL Central

AL West

NL East

NL Central

NL West

The Final Cut

Baseball fans can watch MLB on  Hulu + Live TV through regional sports networks and national broadcasts with channels like Fox, ESPN, FOX Sports, TNT, and TBS. Hulu + Live TV is available from $76.99 per month and MLB fans can also use a digital antenna like HDHomeRun to tune into local channels and stream live sports.

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