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 Indians||6:10 p.m. ET||FS1, NBC Sports Chicago, & Bally Sports Great Lakes|
|Los Angeles Angels at San Francisco Giants||9:45 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Bally Sports West, & NBC Sports Bay Area|
|Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners||10:10 p.m. ET||ESPN+, NBC Sports California, & Root Northwest|
|St. Louis Cardinals at Los Angeles Dodgers||10:10 p.m. ET||ESPN+, 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 Reds||12:35 p.m. ET||MLBN*, NBC Sports Philadelphia, & Bally Sports Ohio|
|Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians||1:10 p.m. ET||MLBN*, NBC Sports Chicago, & Bally Sports Great Lakes|
|New York Mets at Arizona Diamondback||3:40 p.m. ET||YouTube|
|Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees||7:05 p.m. ET||ESPN+, Bally Sports Sun, & YES Network|
|Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros||8:10 p.m. ET||ESPN, NESN, & ATT Sportsnet-Southwest|
|Texas Rangers at Colorado Rockies||8:40 p.m. ET||ESPN+, 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 Yankees||1:05 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Bally Sports Sun, & YES Network|
|Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros||2:10 p.m. ET||ESPN+, NESN, & ATT SportsNet-Southwest|
|Texas Rangers at Colorado Rockies||3:10 p.m. ET||ESPN+, Bally Sports Southwest, & ATT SportsNet-Rocky Mountain|
|Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals||8:15 p.m. ET||MLBN*, 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 Yankees||7:05 p.m. ET||MLBN*, NESN, & YES Network|
|Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves||7:20 p.m. ET||ESPN+, Spectrum SportsNet, & Bally Sports South|
|New York Mets at San Diego Padres||10:10 p.m. ET||ESPN+, 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 Cardinals||2:15 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Bally Sports Ohio, & Bally Sports Midwest|
|Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees||7:15 p.m. ET||FOX*|
|Chicago Cubs at San Francisco Giants||7:15 p.m. ET||FOX*|
|Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves||7:15 p.m. ET||FOX*|
|Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels||10:07 p.m. ET||ESPN+, 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 Braves||1:20 p.m. ET||MLBN*, Spectrum SportsNet, & Bally Sports South|
|Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals||2:15 p.m. ET||ESPN+, Bally Sports Ohio, & Bally Sports Midwest|
|Oakland Athletics at Colorado Rockies||3:10 p.m. ET||ESPN+, NBC Sports California, & ATT SportsNet-Rocky Mountain|
|Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees||7:00 p.m. ET||ESPN, 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.
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.
|Channel||AT&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.)|
|MLBN||Yes||An additional $8/mo with fubo Extra add-on||No||An additional $11/mo with Sports Extra Add-on||Yes|
|NBC Sports Regional Networks||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Yes|
|Bally Sports Regional Networks||Yes||No||No||No||No|
|AT&T SportsNet Regional Networks||Yes||Yes||No||No||No|
|Root Sports Northwest||Yes||No||No||No||No|
|Sportsnet New York||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Yes|
|Marquee Sports Network||Yes||No||No||No||No|
*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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