MLB is in talks to end local blackouts for streaming games

MLB is notorious for blackouts on streaming home games — you still need a cable TV subscription. The league might just loosen its stance in the future, though. As The Verge reports, New York Post sources claim MLB is in “talks” to launch a national streaming service that would offer home games without requiring cable. While details aren’t finalized, it would cost between $10 to $20 per month depending on the market. The NBA and NHL are even “considering” partnerships, according to the sources.

If it goes ahead, the service would launch as soon as the 2023 season. MLB.tv would still be available for those who don’t mind out-of-market

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