Apple TV Plus Baseball: Learn how to Watch, Stream Purple Sox vs. Yankees, Cardinals vs. Dodgers For Free on Friday


Whether or not you prefer it or not, Apple TV Plus streams baseball video games. The iPhone-maker has been streaming Friday night time video games all season and that may proceed tonight with two doubtlessly historic video games streaming at no cost on its service tonight. 

First up is a matchup between the Boston Purple Sox and New York Yankees at 7:05 p.m. ET (4:05 p.m. PT). Baseball’s most storied rivalry often attracts consideration, however with the Yankees already destined for the postseason and the Purple Sox practically eradicated from playoff competition, all eyes are on Yankees slugger Aaron Choose. 

Choose at the moment has hit 60 house runs this season, one shy of the American League document of 61 hit by Yankee nice Roger Maris in 1961. The Yankees star outfielder got here inside toes of hitting the tying shot Thursday night time. 

Apple TV Plus’ second recreation of the night time might see yet one more milestone house run. The St. Louis Cardinals will battle the Los Angeles Dodgers in California at 10:10 p.m. ET (7:10 p.m. PT). The 104-win Dodgers have already locked up the NL West division, whereas the 88-win Cardinals are closing in on a playoff berth. As with the Yankees recreation, nonetheless, one participant particularly will probably be within the highlight: Cardinals nice (and former Dodger) Albert Pujols and his quest for 700 house runs. He at the moment sits at 698 profession dingers. 

As a result of these video games are on Apple’s streaming service, the solely option to watch both contest will probably be on Apple TV Plus. They won’t air on tv in any respect, even if you happen to reside in an area market like New York or Los Angeles. 

This is all the pieces it’s good to find out about these video games and easy methods to watch the remainder of Apple TV Plus’ baseball slate. 

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Apple normally charges $5 per month for Apple TV Plus, but its baseball games this season are available for free to “anyone with internet access.” 

What devices can I watch on?

You can watch the games on any devices that have the Apple TV app. This includes iPhones, iPads, Apple TVs and Macs as well as streaming platforms like Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Google’s Android TV and Google TV. 

If you have a game console, there is an Apple TV app for Microsoft’s Xbox One and Xbox Series S and X, and Sony’s PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. Recent TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony and Vizio also may have Apple TV apps. More details on supported devices can be found on Apple’s site.

What about Android and Windows devices?

Apple does not have Apple TV Plus apps for Android devices or Windows computers, but it does let you stream its shows, and these games, using a web browser by going to

You will, however, need to sign in to or make an Apple account to watch the games. 

Are the games available on TV, too?

No. These broadcasts are exclusive to Apple TV Plus, so you will not be able to watch them on your local regional sports network. 

Who are calling the games?

Stephen Nelson (play-by-play), Katie Nolan (analyst), Hunter Pence (analyst) and Heidi Watney (reporter) will call the Yankees/Red Sox game. 

Wayne Randazzo (play-by-play), Russell Dorsey (analyst), Chris Young (analyst) and Tricia Whitaker (reporter) will call the Dodgers/Cardinals matchup. 

Will the games stream in 4K?

Apple currently broadcasts games in 1080p HD. 

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