YouTube to air four MLB games free of charge in September

Live sports is likely the one things cord-cutters miss most, and baseball fans will get the chance to catch a little action next month thanks to a partnership between MLB and YouTube.

Starting September 1, four games will be aired totally free of charge, from any device, both on the traditional YouTube site and on YouTube TV. All of the games will be will have MLB Network production and announcers. Games will also have expanded in-game features from YouTube like viewer polls, live chat, real-time stats, key play replays and more.

The four games are:

  • 9/7 at 1 p.m. ET: Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves
  • 9/9 at 1 p.m. ET: Milwaukee Brewers vs. Detroit Tigers
  • 9/18 at 8 p.m. ET: Kansas City Royals vs. Milwaukee Brewers
  • 9/25 at 8 p.m. ET: Cincinnati Reds vs. Minnesota Twins

This isn’t the first time these two have worked together, as YouTube hosted 13 live regular season games in the latter part of the 2019 season. There will be no regional blackouts, but the games are only available in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

Artie Beaty