How to Watch MLB Games Without Cable the Week of July 19

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Week 16 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. 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.

MLB Start Times and Channels

Monday, July 19

GameTimeChannels
Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals7:05 p.m.ESPN+, Bally Sports Florida, & MASN
Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals8:00 p.m. ETESPN, Marquee Sports Network, & Bally Sports Midwest
Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics9:40 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports West, & NBC Sports California
Pittsburgh Pirates at Arizona Diamondbacks9:40 p.m. ETMLBN*, ATT SportsNet-Pittsburgh, & Bally Sports Arizona

Select markets will be able to watch the Diamondbacks host the Pirates on MLB Network. The Diamondbacks have been woeful this season with the worst record in MLB. At 27-68, Arizona is looking to get a win tonight in their first game of the season against 36-57 Pittsburgh.

Tuesday, July 20

GameTimeChannels
Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics3:37 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports West, & NBC Sports California
Philadelphia Phillies at New York Yankees7:05 p.m. ETMLBN*, NBC Sports Philadelphia, & YES Network
Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays7:10 p.m. ETYouTube
San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves7:20 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports San Diego, & Bally Sports South
Cleveland Indians at Houston Astros8:10 p.m. ETESPN+, Bally Sports Great Lakes, & ATT SportsNet- Southwest
San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodger10:10 p.m. ETMLBN*, NBC Sports Bay Area, & Spectrum Sportsnet

All eyes will be on the Orioles vs. Rays in this week’s MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube. These 2 AL East clubs are having polar opposite seasons. Entering this week, the Rays are in 2nd place in the division, with a 55-38 record, and have a 6-0 lead in the season series. The Orioles are 30-62 and are hungry for a win in this nationally broadcasted contest.

Wednesday, July 21

GameTimeChannels
San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves12:20 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports San Diego, & Bally Sports South
New York Mets at Cincinnati Reds12:35 p.m. ETMLBN*, Sportsnet NY, & Bally Sports Ohio
Pittsburgh Pirates at Arizona Diamondbacks3:40 p.m. ETMLBN*, ATT SportsNet-Pittsburgh, & Bally Sports Arizona
Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers7:10 p.m. ETESPN+, Bally Sports Southwest, & Bally Sports Detroit
Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals8:15 p.m. ETESPN, Marquee Sports Network, & Bally Sports Midwest

Cubs-Cardinals is a historic MLB rivalry that will add another chapter on ESPN. Both teams are in the middle of the pack in a tough NL Central but the Cubs are leading the season series 6-2 entering week 16. The Cardinals and Cubs started the week with 46-47 records but by the time they see the field on Wednesday, one team will need to pull away.

Thursday, July 22

GameTimeChannels
Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers1:10 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports Southwest, & Bally Sports Detroit
New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox7:10 p.m. ETMLBN*, YES Network. & NESN
Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals7:15 p.m. ETMLBN*, Marquee Sports Network, & Bally Sports Midwest
San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers10:10 p.m. ETESPN+, NBC Sports Bay Area, & Spectrum Sportsnet

A west coast showdown will be available on ESPN+ when the top-2 teams in the NL West hit the field. Entering week 16, the 58-34 Giants are sitting at the top of the division with a 1-game lead over the second-place 58-36 Dodgers. The Dodgers are currently leading the season series 6-3.

Friday, July 23

GameTimeChannels
Arizona Diamondbacks at Chicago Cubs2:20 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports Arizona, & Marquee Sports Network
Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies7:05 p.m. ETESPN+, Bally Sports South, & NBC Sports Philadelphia
San Diego Padres at Miami Marlins7:10 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports San Diego, & Bally Sports Flordia
New York Yankees Boston Red Sox7:10 p.m. ETMLBN*, YES Network, & NESN

ESPN+ subscribers will be treated to an NL East matchup when the Phillies host the Braves. The Phillies enter week 16 in second place in a close NL East race with a 47-45 record. They will take on the third-placed 45-47 Braves. The Phillies entered the week leading the season series 7-5.

Saturday, July 24

GameTimeChannels
Arizona Diamondbacks at Chicago Cubs2:20 p.m. ETMLBN*, Bally Sports Arizona, & Marquee Sports Network
New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox4:05 p.m. ETFS1, YES Network, & NESN
Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians7:10 p.m. ETFS1
Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners10:10 p.m. ETMLBN*, ESPN+, NBC Sports California, & ROOT NW

FS1 will be home to baseball’s most fierce rivalry when the Yankees and Red Sox meet in Fenway Park. This will be their 12th game against each other this season and the Red Sox are leading the series 7-2 entering week 16.

Sunday, July 25

GameTimeChannels
New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox1:10 p.m.TBS, YES Network, & NESN
Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco Giants4:05 p.m. ETESPN+, ATT SportsNet-Pittsburgh, & NBC Sports Bay Area
Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers4:10 p.m. ETMLBN*, ATT SportsNet-Rocky Mountain, & Spectrum Sportsnet
Chicago White Sox at Milwaukee Brewers7:08 p.m. ETESPN, Marquee Sports Network, & Bally Sports Wisconsin

The White Sox and Brewers entered the week at the top of NL and AL Central divisions, respectively. They will go head-to-head under the bright lights of ESPN in what may be a World Series preview. This will be the third and final game of their season series.

Where to Watch MLB Games This Week

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.

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 $69.99/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.)
ESPNYesYesYesYesYes
MLBNYesAn additional $8/mo with fubo Extra add-onNoAn additional $11/mo with Sports Extra Add-onYes
FS1YesYesYesYesYes
FOXYesYesYesYesYes
TBSYesNoYesYesYes
NBC Sports Regional NetworksYesYesYesNoYes
Bally Sports Regional NetworksYesNoNoNoNo
AT&T SportsNet Regional NetworksYesYesNoNoNo
Root Sports NorthwestYesNoNoNoNo
Sportsnet New YorkYesYesYesNoYes
Spectrum SportsNetYesNoNoNoNo
Marquee Sports NetworkYesNoNoNoNo
MASNYesNoNoNoNo
NESNYesYesNoNoNo
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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