Apple and Major League Baseball Announce August 'Friday Night Baseball' Schedule

Apple and Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced the August schedule for “Friday Night Baseball.” The two weekly games will air on Apple TV+ every Friday for subscribers throughout the 2024 regular season, with fans in 60 countries and regions able to watch the games over 26 weeks without local broadcast restrictions.

Friday Night Baseball features a panel of baseball's best including Wayne Randazzo (commentator), Dontrelle Willis (analyst), Heidi Watney (sideline reporter), Alex Faust (commentator), Ryan Spielborgs (analyst) and Tricia Whitaker. (Courtesy Reporter) Along with former MLB umpires Ted Barrett, Brian Gorman and Dale Scott, they will be on hand to analyze the rules and decisions each week. The names of the speakers will be announced for each game each week.

Lauren Gardner will host the live pre- and post-game broadcasts, along with former MLB player and analyst Xavier Scruggs and baseball reporter Russell Dorsey.

“Friday Night Baseball” is produced by Emmy Award-winning MLB Network creators who work with Apple’s live sports team to give viewers an unparalleled viewing experience. Each game uses state-of-the-art cameras to deliver exciting action moments. With immersive 5.1 audio when location-based audio is enabled, “Friday Night Baseball” also uses drone cameras to capture stunning aerial footage of the field, including player microphones. and on-field microphones to keep fans immersed in the game and the stadium atmosphere. Fans in the U.S. and Canada can also choose to listen to local radio stations and commentary from visiting teams during “Friday Night Baseball” games. Also1

Fans can follow MLB and their favorite MLB teams and view detailed MLB statistics and scores. Apple Sports Apple Sports is a new, free app for iPhone that lets sports fans view real-time scores, stats, and more.2 The app is designed for speed and simplicity with a customizable viewing experience. It puts users’ favorite leagues and teams front and center. With an easy-to-use interface designed by Apple.

Baseball fans in the United States can enjoy MLB Big Inning A list of highlights from games every weekend night. Programs featuring full MLB content can be found at Apple TV+ Included Countdown to the first step MLB Daily Summary And MLB this week Baseball fans can also watch more MLB games for free on the Apple TV app, including in-depth game recaps after “Friday Night Baseball” airs each week, including classic games, highlights, interviews and more.

This season, DIRECTV FOR BUSINESS will once again be the sole national broadcaster of “Friday Night Baseball.” For businesses in the United States, DIRECTV carries the broadcast signal to a network of more than 300,000 restaurants, bars, hotel lounges, retail stores and other locations throughout the regular season via existing satellite equipment.

Baseball fans can also follow their favorite leagues and teams. MLB Feed On Apple News Watch personalized MLB highlights right in the News app every Friday. Baseball fans can follow a selection of the most exciting stories from around the league. Then tap to watch “Friday Night Baseball” directly from the Apple TV app as an Apple TV+ subscriber. Apple Music Baseball fans can listen to an official, exclusive playlist of their team's songs while they're at the ballpark each week, including a collection of classic baseball songs.

Apple TV+ subscribers can watch “Friday Night Baseball” on the Apple TV app built into iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, and Apple Vision Pro, and online at The Apple TV app is also available ontastyMany TV models including Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Sony, TCL, VIZIO and more, Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices, PlayStation and Xbox game consoles, Chromecast with Google TV, as well as TV set-top boxes such as Sky Q, SK Broadband and Comcast Xfinity For more information, visit: Fans can follow the action of every MLB game this season in real time on your iPhone Lock screen with Live Events.3 Multi-viewing on Apple TV 4K and iPad also gives fans the opportunity to stream up to 4 streams of content at the same time. Whether it’s Friday Night Baseball, an MLS game, or some live MLS and MLB action.4

Friday Night Baseball Schedule on Apple TV+

Friday, August 2
The Kansas City Royals visit the Detroit Tigers.
6:30 PM ET

The Milwaukee Brewers visit the Washington Nationals.
6:30 PM ET

Friday, August 9
The Cleveland Guardians visit the Minnesota Twins.
8:00 PM ET

The Cincinnati Reds visit the Milwaukee Brewers.
8:00 PM ET

Friday, August 16
Toronto Blue Jays visit Chicago Cubs.
2:00 PM ET

Seattle Mariners visit Pittsburgh Pirates.
6:30 PM ET

Friday, August 23
The St. Louis Cardinals visit the Minnesota Twins.
8:00 PM ET

The Cincinnati Reds visit the Pittsburgh Pirates.
6:30 PM ET

Friday, August 30
Seattle Mariners visit Los Angeles Angels.
9:30 PM ET

San Diego Padres visit Tampa Bay Rays.
6:30 PM ET

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