Last Updated on January 8, 2021
In this article, we will show you How to Watch live MLB on Firestick. The instruction provided below will also work on other Amazon Fire TV devices including Firestick 4k and Fire TV Cube.
MLB stands for Major League Baseball, which is a professional American baseball association. Making its debut a century ago, MLB is the oldest of all major sports leagues in the United States.
Baseball is quite a popular sport among Americans, and MLB has a strong bond with the heart of American culture. As a result, it has the highest season attendance of any sports league in the North American region, as well as a respectable TV viewership.
Streaming services are now also very popular in the US, which is why many of you are looking forward to streaming MLB online. For those who are wondering, it is possible to stream the entire MLB regular season over the internet, thanks to MLB’s efforts to extend its digital broadcasts.
If you own a Fire TV device, such as a Firestick, you can follow this guide to watch MLB on it, using several streaming services in the Amazon Appstore.
Watch MLB on Firestick with Official MLB App
MLB has an official app for Fire TV devices, giving Firestick users access to out-of-market MLB games, including the spring training and exhibition matches. The MLB app also offers access to Game of the Day, as well as post-game results, stats, detailed analysis, and updated scoreboards.
You will have to pay for an MLB.TV subscription to access all the live and on-demand MLB games. It will cost you $24.99/month ($121.99/year) until the end of the season.
Watch MLB on Firestick with TV Everywhere Services
Sports channels that broadcast MLB on Firestick, including ESPN, Fox, FS1, and TBS, offer their TV Everywhere apps for Firestick, as well as other Fire TV devices. In case you didn’t know, you can log in to TV Everywhere services with your existing cable or satellite television provider, then access live and on-demand content from the particular channel.
The following channels provide MLB coverage on their TV Everywhere services:
ESPN for Fire TV
ESPN for Fire TV is the official streaming app from the sports network of the same name. As for MLB coverage, ESPN has exclusive rights to televise Monday and Wednesday Night Baseball games. Their flagship live sports programming also includes Sunday Night Baseball. ESPN also has the rights to air select National League Wild Card Games. However, the broadcasting schedule is going to vary depending on the season.
You can log in to the ESPN for Fire TV app with your TV provider credentials, get access to the ESPN live television channel, and stream MLB games on Firestick. You will also be able to watch ESPN’s flagship studio programs, such as SportsCenter, Pardon the Interruption, First Take, and SportsNation, etc.
ESPN’s subscription-based streaming service, ESPN+, also airs select MLB games, along with thousands of other live sports events. You can also watch past broadcasts, replays, and highlights of MLB games on-demand with an ESPN+ subscription, which is priced at only $4.99/month. An annual ESPN+ subscription is available as well, and you can get it for $49.99 only. You won’t be required to install an additional app on your Firestick, as you can link your ESPN+ account with the ESPN for Fire TV app.
The official FOX Sports app is home to hundreds of popular American sports events, including Major League Baseball. Fox currently has access to Saturday afternoon broadcasts, which are famously known as “MLB Game of the Week.” It also broadcasts Saturday Night Baseball games on either the Fox or Fox Sports 1 (FS1) channel. Select Tuesday Night Baseball games will also be televised on FS1, as well as the National League Division Series and National League Championship Series.
As the FOX Sports app offers live sports content from Fox, Fox Sports, and BTN channels, you can stream Fox’s MLB coverage on Firestick, as long as you are logged in with your TV provider. You won’t also miss out on post-match breakdown, statistics, analysis, along with sports news and highlights on-demand.
Turner Sports is one of the three national broadcast partners of MLB, which recently has signed an eight-year extension deal for Major League Baseball games. The Sunday afternoon games are aired on TBS, also adding in the American League Wild Card Game, Division Series, and the League Championship Series.
You can log in to the Watch TBS app on Firestick with your cable or satellite provider credentials and enjoy every MLB game aired on the TBS channel live.
Watch MLB on FireStick with Live TV Services
All the nationally televised MLB games will be available for online streaming without any restrictions. So, you can possibly pay for a monthly fuboTV, Hulu, AT&T TV NOW, Sling, or a YouTube TV subscription plan to watch the channels that provide MLB coverage online.
Every live TV service mentioned here are subscription-based, and you can also sign in to the TV Everywhere apps (except Watch TBS) with your live TV subscription.
In select markets, fuboTV offers Fox, FS1, and TBS channels with its $54.99 monthly fubo Standard plan. As of now, fuboTV doesn’t have access to ESPN channels, but you get to watch 100+ local and national entertainment, news, and sports channels with the entry-level fubo Standard plan.
For access to off-market MLB coverage, you can add the fubo Extra ($5.99/month) add-on to your base fuboTV plan, which includes the MLB Network and MLB Strikezone channel. These channels are also available in the Sports Plus ($10.99/month) add-on package, offering a broader sports coverage.
You also can digitally record live sports with fuboTV’s DVR feature and store up to 30 hours of recordings, at least with the Standard plan. With Family and Ultra plans, you can not only store up to 500 hours of cloud DVR recordings but also stream fuboTV on three devices simultaneously, unlike only two devices with the Standard plan. It’s worth noting that the availability of channels on fuboTV is dependent on your location.
Hulu with Live TV
For $54.99/month, you can purchase a Hulu + Live TV subscription to stream 65+ top sports, news, and entertainment channels, both live and on-demand. Hulu’s live TV plan does include Fox, FS1, FS2, ESPN, ESPN 2, and TBS channels, so you do get a complete MLB season coverage with a Hulu + Live TV subscription.
Similar to fuboTV, you can record any live TV channel on Hulu with 50 hours of cloud DVR storage. Also, you can stream Hulu Live TV on up to two screens at the same time. You can increase the cloud DVR storage to 500 hours and remove the limit on simultaneous streams on the same network with the Enhanced Cloud DVR + Unlimited Screens add-on bundle. It will add an extra $14.99 to your Hulu + Live TV subscription, but you can also separately add them for $9.99 each.
AT&T TV NOW
AT&T is a famous name in the United States, and the AT&T TV NOW service offers access to popular American live TV channels for cord-cutters. Its $55 monthly PLUS package has 45+ channels, which includes Fox, ESPN, ESPN 2, FS1, and TBS, giving you complete coverage of regular MLB seasons.
AT&T TV NOW also lets users record 500 hours of live sports, which is stored for up to 90 days. The service even provides three concurrent streams with its featured plans, no add-ons required. Note that the $80 monthly MAX package includes the mentioned sports channel, but you get access to a vast channel lineup, along with the HBO Max streaming service.
Sling offers two monthly live TV plans with different lineups of channels, but at the same $30 price. While you get Fox (available only in select markets) and FS1 with the Sling Blue (50+ channels) plan, ESPN and ESPN 2 channels are found in the Sling Orange (30+ channels) plan. TBS is available in both of the plans.
You only have to pay $45 for the combined Sling Orange + Blue plan, giving you access to the featured sports channels. Optionally, you can add the Sports Extras ($15/month) add-on for MLB Network, MLB Strike Zone, and 18 additional sports channels.
If you need more than ten hours of cloud storage for DVR recording, you can add the Cloud DVR Plus ($5/month) add-on to your Sling subscription. With the combined plan, you can also stream Sling on up to four devices at once.
YouTube TV offers excellent MLB coverage, thanks to the availability of Fox, FOX Sports, FS1, FS2, ESPN, ESPN 2, and TBS channels. YouTube TV’s channel lineup also includes the MLB Network channels, giving you access to the spring training and select regular-season games.
In case you didn’t know, MLB has partnered with YouTube to broadcast select games every week of the regular season, and the MLB Game of the Week broadcast has its dedicated channel on YouTube TV.
YouTube TV also gives you unlimited cloud DVR storage, which is unlike any other live TV provider on this list. It even allows subscribers to stream channels on up to three devices at the same time, without the need to pay for an add-on.
A YouTube TV subscription only costs $49.99/month, making it cheaper than most of the live TV providers in the US.
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This guide includes every streaming service that offers Live Major League Baseball on Firestick. You can download and install them from the Amazon Appstore, then either log in with your cable TV provider or sign up for a subscription.
These streaming services are also compatible with other streaming devices in the Fire TV family, including the Fire TV Cube, Fire TV (Gen 3 Pendant), and Fire TV Edition soundbars/smart TVs.