Sling TV on Thursday launched MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone, bringing more than 150 regular season MLB games in addition to original programming, highlights and analysis to the live streaming service, just in time for Opening Day. Both channels are now included in Sling TV’s “Sports Extra” add-on service, which remains $5/month to “Sling Orange” customers and $10/month to “Sling Blue” customers.
“With MLB season finally upon us, we are thrilled to give customers even more choices with the launch of MLB Network and Strike Zone in our Sports Extra add-on,” said Dana McLeod, vice president of programming at Sling TV. “MLB Network and Strike Zone offer programming that die-hard baseball fans live for and bring highly-requested content to Sling customers not only during baseball season but also during spring training, postseason and beyond.”
MLB Network is the ultimate television destination for baseball fans, offering live regular season and postseason game telecasts, highlights, insights and analysis. It features original shows like “MLB Tonight,” a news program which airs seven days per week during the regular season, and “Quick Pitch,” a lightning-fast, one-hour show that recaps baseball from the previous day and highlights upcoming matchups.
MLB Network Strike Zone
MLB Network Strike Zone includes commercial-free, up-to-the-minute MLB highlights, updates and more when live game telecasts air on MLB Network Tuesday and Friday nights. The channel also features the most updated scores, standings and stats throughout each night during MLB season.
Sling Orange and/or Sling Blue customers can access MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone by adding Sports Extra to their base service(s). Sling Orange customers can also access MLB games on channels like ESPN, ESPN2 and TBS, and Sling Blue customers can access games on channels like Fox Sports 1, FOX (select markets), TBS and Regional Sports Networks (select markets).