How to watch the MLB on Hulu

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 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 ABC, AT&T SportsNet, and FOX. 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:

 AT&T TV NowFree trial$54.99/mo.fuboTVFree trial$59.99/mo.Hulu + Live TVFree trial$64.99/mo.PhiloFree trial$20/mo.Sling TV BlueFree trial$30/mo.Sling TV OrangeFree trial$30/mo.YouTube TVFree trial$64.99/mo.
ABC   
ESPN  
FOX Sports 1  
FOX regional sports networks      
MLB Network +$10.99/mo.  +$10/mo.+$10/mo.
NBC Sports Network  
NBC regional sports networks  
SportsNet NY   
TBS  

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 either ABC or FOX regional sports networks. However, the FOX channels owned by Spectrum, which includes 21 FOX regional sports networks, Marquee Network, and YES Network, are no longer available through Hulu + Live TV.

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

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:

  • ABC
  • ESPN
  • FOX Sports
  • TBS

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 ABC regional sports networks. 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

The following MLB teams’ games are covered by regional sports networks that aren’t available on Hulu + Live TV:

  • Arizona Diamondbacks: Broadcast by FOX Sports Arizona, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Atlanta Braves: Broadcast by FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Southeast, which are only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Baltimore Orioles: Broadcast by MASN, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Boston Red Sox: Broadcast by NESN, which is only available through fuboTV
  • Chicago Cubs: Broadcast by Marquee Sports Network, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Cincinnati Reds: Broadcast by FOX Sports Ohio, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Cleveland Indians: Broadcast by SportsTime Ohio, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Colorado Rockies: Broadcast by AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Detroit Tigers: Broadcast by FOX Sports Detroit, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Houston Astros: Broadcast by AT&T SportsNet Southwest, which is available through AT&T Now and fuboTV
  • Kansas City Royals: Broadcast by FOX Sports Kansas City, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Los Angeles Angels: Broadcast by FOX Sports West, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Los Angeles Dodgers: Broadcast by Spectrum SportsNet LA, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Miami Marlins: Broadcast by FOX Sports Florida, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Milwaukee Brewers: Broadcast by FOX Sports Wisconsin, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Minnesota Twins: Broadcast by FOX Sports North, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • New York Yankees: Broadcast by YES Network, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Pittsburgh Pirates: Broadcast by AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • San Diego Padres: Broadcast by FOX Sports San Diego, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Seattle Mariners: Broadcast by Root Sports Northwest, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • St. Louis Cardinals: Broadcast by FOX Sports Midwest, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Tampa Bay Rays: Broadcast by FOX Sports Sun, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Texas Rangers: Broadcast by FOX Sports Southwest, which is only available through AT&T TV Now
  • Toronto Blue Jays: Not available on US streaming services
  • Washington Nationals: Broadcast by MASN, which is only available through AT&T TV Now

Hulu + Live TV customers can also watch any of their teams’ games that are selected by national networks ABC, ESPN, FOX Sports, and TBS.

The final cut

Baseball fans can watch MLB on  Hulu + Live TV through regional sports networks and national broadcasts with channels like ABC, ESPN, FOX Sports, and TBS. Hulu + Live TV is available from $64.99/mo. and has a 7-day free trial for new customers to try the service out and see how many MLB games are available from their region. MLB fans can also use a digital antenna like HDHomeRun to tune into local channels and stream live sports.