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bjleeman's avatar
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The MLB channel

Why are certain games blacked out if they are not local to our area? For instance, the Boston-Tampa Bay game on Saturday, April 15, was unavaiable, why?

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  • Hi Bjleeman,

    Was the game you are referring to blacked out on the MLB Network channel, or one of the MLB Extra Innings channels? During specific days and times, certain national MLB rights-holders have exclusive television rights for distributing MLB games. No games are available on the MLB Extra Innings package during these exclusive national broadcast windows.

    Since the game you mentioned was a Saturday game, it’s possible the game fell under the Regular Season U.S. National Live Blackout Schedule rule. Certain Saturday regular season MLB games broadcast live by the Fox network will be blacked out to those end users who attempt to access a live game within the territory of an applicable Fox Saturday broadcast. Learn more at

  • steve1943a's avatar
    New Contributor

    Does Coxs support watching (say the Cubs only) on (or through TV, connected to COX), when you purchase "Follow Your Team" from MLB.TV?????


    Thank you...


  • Andrew_Wees's avatar
    Contributor III

    according that cox is not listed