Apple TV+ have announced the first-half schedule of MLB games to air every Friday night as part of its ‘Friday Night Baseball’ broadcasts, available to watch for free on the TV app and tv.apple.com.
The 2022 slate begins on April 8 when Max Scherzer and the Mets take on Juan Soto and the Nationals at 7 p.m. ET. That will be followed by the defending American League champions, the Astros, visiting reigning AL MVP Shohei Ohtani, who is scheduled to take the hill and hit leadoff for the Angels.
‘Friday Night Baseball’ games will be available to anyone with Internet access across devices where Apple TV+ can be found. That includes the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV 4K and HD, and on tv.apple.com, along with smart TVs, gaming consoles and cable set-top boxes.
Free coverage of ‘Friday Night Baseball’ will include live pre and postgame shows, and will be available on Apple TV+ in the United States, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Korea and the United Kingdom, and for a limited time, without the need for a subscription.
Here is the schedule for the first 12 weeks of free 'Friday Night Baseball' on Apple TV+ - also found in our FREE Apple TV release calendar, formatted for Siri:
Friday, April 8 New York Mets at Washington Nationals, 7 p.m. ET Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels, 9:30 p.m. ET Friday, April 15 Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox, 7 p.m. ET Cincinnati Reds at Los Angeles Dodgers, 10 p.m. ET Friday, April 22 St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds, 6:30 p.m. ET Texas Rangers at Oakland Athletics, 9:30 p.m. ET Friday, April 29 New York Yankees at Kansas City Royals, 8 p.m. ET Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants, 10 p.m. ET Friday, May 6 Chicago White Sox at Boston Red Sox, 7 p.m. ET Tampa Bay Rays at Seattle Mariners, 9:30 p.m. ET Friday, May 13 San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves, 7 p.m. ET Chicago Cubs at Arizona Diamondbacks, 9:30 p.m. ET Friday, May 20 St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates, 6:30 p.m. ET Texas Rangers at Houston Astros, 8 p.m. ET Friday, May 27 Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox, 7 p.m. ET Toronto Blue Jays at Los Angeles Angels, 9:30 p.m. ET Friday, June 3 Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees, 7 p.m. ET Atlanta Braves at Colorado Rockies, 8:30 p.m. ET Friday, June 10 Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins, 8 p.m. ET New York Mets at Los Angeles Angels, 9:30 p.m. ET Friday, June 17 Chicago White Sox at Houston Astros, 8 p.m. ET Cleveland Guardians at Los Angeles Dodgers, 10 p.m. ET Friday, June 24 Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals, 8 p.m. ET Detroit Tigers at Arizona Diamondbacks, 9:30 p.m. ET
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