Major League Baseball (MLB) and Facebook unveiled a newly expanded partnership for the 2018 MLB season, highlighted by a historic agreement to produce and broadcast one game every week to a global audience on Facebook.
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Sports TV Schedules
This 25-game package of weekly broadcasts will be distributed exclusively on Facebook Watch in the United States via the MLB Live show Page.
Every game also will be available globally on the show page excluding these select international markets: Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Japan, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Zealand, Palau, Samoa, South Korea, Tahiti, Taiwan Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Western Samoa, Alto Adige, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Switzerland.
In the U.S., the live video of these games will exclusively be accessible on Facebook Watch and will not be available on television or any other digital platforms such as MLB.TV and MLB At Bat. There will be no blackout restrictions in the U.S. as every game will be available to every person on Facebook in the U.S.
The following is the MLB on Facebook Watch schedule (subject to change; all times are Eastern):
Wednesday, April 4 1:10pm ET
Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
Announcers: Scott Braun (play-by-play), John Kruk (analyst), Cliff Floyd (analyst), Hanna Yates (reporter)
Wednesday, April 11 1:15pm ET
Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals
Announcers: Scott Braun (play-by-play), Joe Magrane (analyst), Dan Plesac (analyst), Hanna Yates (reporter)
Wednesday, April 18 4:07pm ET
Kansas City Royals at Toronto Blue Jays
Announcers: Scott Braun (play-by-play), Jeremy Guthrie (analyst), Cliff Floyd (analyst), Alexa Datt (reporter)
Thursday, April 26 1:05pm ET
Arizona Diamondbacks at Philadelphia Phillies
Thursday, May 3 3:40pm ET
Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks
Thursday, May 10 1:05pm ET
San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies
Wednesday, May 16 3:40pm ET
Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners
Thursday, May 24 12:37pm ET
Los Angeles Angels at Toronto Blue Jays
Wednesday, May 30 1:10pm ET
St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers