Apple’s first Apple TV+ live sports content is set to premiere tomorrow with the debut of “Friday Night Baseball.” Apple struck a deal with Major League Baseball for the rights to the 2022 season, in which games will be broadcast every Friday.
Ahead of the first game, Apple announced That baseball fans can access special related events like “Countdown to First Pitch” and “MLB Daily Recap” starting today in the Apple TV app. There’s a new “Major League Baseball” section in the Apple TV+ section of the TV app, which serves as a hub for all Friday Night Baseball-related content.
This section features daily coverage, highlights, expert analysis, classic games and more, with content exclusive to Apple TV+ customers. There are actual Friday night baseball games Available through Apple TV app without any subscription required.
Friday Night Baseball officially begins tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. Eastern, which is when the New York Mets face the Washington Nationals. After that, Apple will show the Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels at 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
Apple today announced its broadcast team, which includes Melanie Newman (play-by-play), Chris Young (analyst), Hannah Keyser (analyst), and Brooke Fletcher (reporter) at 7 p.m. ET, and Stephen Nelson (play-by-play). Bye). —Play), Hunter Pence (Analyst), Katie Nolan (Analyst), and Heidi Watney (Reporter) at 9:30 p.m. ET.
Pre and postgame coverage will be hosted by Lauren Gardner, with rotating analysts and a slew of former MLB players such as Carlos Pea, Cliff Floyd and Yonder Alonso.
Friday Night Baseball games will be available in the United States, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Korea and the United Kingdom.