Don’t panic that you could miss tonight’s potentially legendary duel between the Yankees and the Red Sox just because it’s on Apple TV+ – there’s a good chance you can tune in for free. Apple is streaming the game for free as part of its weekly Friday Night Baseball feature, with coverage beginning at 6:25 p.m. and the action starting at 7 p.m. It takes a bit of work and a compatible device, but you too can see if Aaron Judge will break Roger Maris’ home run record in the American League. Here’s how to watch.
You must either sign in or create a free Apple ID account on the Apple TV+ website or a supporting app. You may be asked to add a credit card, but Apple won’t charge you for this or any other Friday Night Baseball game. The service is available on the web for Android and desktop viewers. iPhone, iPad, and Mac users can also try the native app.
You also have many viewing options in the living room. In addition to the Apple TV boxes, you can also watch the Yankees-Red Sox game with the app for the latest smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, HiSense, Panasonic and Vizio. PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S owners can also watch, as can Fire TV, Google TV, and Roku media player users. Receivers for Comcast’s Xfinity and T-Mobile’s Magenta TV also offer Apple TV+ apps.
The free ad might just cause some controversy. New York State Attorney General Letitia James was concerned enough about the TV+ exclusive to issue a statement urging Apple and MLB to make the game available on the Yankees-oriented YES Network, and calling the deal as called “wrong and unfair”. However, James falsely claimed people would have to “pay extra” to watch — if you read their press release or tweet (meaning you have internet access) you can stream the potentially history-making showdown for free. The exclusive is only really an issue if all of your devices are too old to use either the app or the web client.
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