Sports on YouTube

In some cases, you can watch exclusive live sports content on YouTube. You don't need to have a YouTube account to watch, and featured content is available on YouTube on all of your devices. 

If you're a YouTube TV member, you can also watch this content on YouTube TV (US only). 

Example: Major League Baseball (MLB) games on YouTube

In the second half of the 2019 MLB season, 13 games will be aired on YouTube, and on YouTube TV in the US, if you're a YouTube TV member. Below are different ways to watch. 

Watch MLB games in the YouTube mobile app

  1. Open the YouTube app.
  2. Search for “MLB.”
  3. Tap the MLB YouTube channel.
  4. If a game is on, tap the game thumbnail to watch live.
  5. If a game is upcoming, tap the game thumbnail > Set Reminder to receive a notification when the game is live.

You can also watch on the big screen using a Chromecast device by tapping the Chromecast icon Inactive cast extension .

Watch MLB games in the YouTube app on your TV

  1. Open the YouTube app.
  2. Search for “MLB.”
  3. Select the MLB YouTube channel.
  4. If a game is on, tap the game thumbnail to watch live.

Watch MLB games on YouTube.com

  1. Go to youtube.com/mlb on a web browser.
  2. If a game is on, click the game thumbnail to watch live.
  3. If a game is upcoming, click Set Reminder to receive a notification when the game is live.

Watch MLB games on YouTube TV (members only)

If you are a YouTube TV member, you can also watch games live on YouTube TV. These exclusive games can be viewed from anywhere in the US on any of our supported devices. Learn how to watch YouTube TV on your TV, or how to cast to your TV. There are no viewing restrictions for YouTube TV viewers in the US.

Here's how to watch:

  1. Open the YouTube TV app, or visit tv.youtube.com on a web browser.
  2. Search "MLB" and either check out "Live & Upcoming games," or Schedule on the MLB league page.
  3. When games are airing, they will be shown on a unique “MLB Game of the Week” channel on the Live tab.
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