All live games streamed in any MLB.TV product and available through the MLB app and any other location or device where MLB.TV is sold or available are subject to local and state restrictions. If a game is hidden in an area, it is not available for live viewing via MLB.TV. If you are a MLB.TV subscriber in a blackout area, the applicable game will be available as an archived game approximately 90 minutes after the game ends.
Local blackout in regular season: With the exception of certain MLB regular season and playoff games described below or in certain MLB club home television territories for which MLB may offer subscription services in the market, all Live matches will be blocked in the home television territory of each club concerned.
In addition, note:
- Home TV blackout restrictions apply whether a club is home or away and a match is televised or not on a club’s home TV territory.
- American clubs may be subject to blackout outside of the United States based on their home television territory as determined by Major League Baseball.
- All live games of the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics will be suspended in the United States of Guam.
US National Regular Season Blackout: Due to Major League Baseball exclusives, national live broadcasts and / or streaming of MLB events, such as the Home Run Derby, and certain national live broadcasts and / or streaming of MLB games, will be blocked in the United States (including, with regards to certain games and events, the territories of Guam and the United States Virgin Islands). For a current list of regular season games and events that will be nationally blocked in the United States, click here. The list on this link will be updated throughout the season.
Authenticated access to national games and events through MLB.TV. Certain MLB games and events, such as the All-Star Game and certain MLB Postseason games, broadcast nationally by Fox and MLB Network may be available for live broadcast via MLB.TV to subscribers who are also eligible customers of a participating cable or video. service provider (“Authenticated Access”). MLB.TV subscribers who are unable to authenticate with a participating cable or video service provider, as determined by the applicable provider, will be excluded from live streaming of such games or events. disseminated nationally.
Regular Season Blackout Period: Due to Major League Baseball exclusives, any play-in game to determine the final team (s) to reach the MLB playoffs, i.e. a 163rd game, will be void in the United States ( including the territories of Guam and the United States Virgin Islands).
Playoff Blackout: Due to Major League Baseball exclusives, during the MLB playoffs, all live games, except games for which authenticated access is available, will be blocked in the United States (including the territories). Guam and the US Virgin Islands) and Canada.
Live audio from games subject to the prohibition restrictions reflected above is available as “MLB Audio”, which is included with any MLB.TV subscription.
If you believe that we have incorrectly determined your blackout restrictions, you can call customer service at 866.800.1275 (US) or 972.836.1111 (international).