All “Friday Night Baseball” games will be free to watch via Apple TV+ in August

All “Friday Night Baseball” games in August are free on Apple TV+, with game assignments for broadcasters to be announced every week.

A banner promoting Friday Night Baseball on Apple TV+
  • Apple and Major League Baseball (MLB) have unveiled the “Friday Night Baseball” schedule for August, with games available to watch free on Apple TV+.
  • Game assignments for broadcasters will be announced every week.
  • Like before, live pre and postgame coverage will be hosted by Lauren Gardner.

“Friday Night Baseball” is free on Apple TV+ in August

Here’s the August 2022 schedule for “Friday Night Baseball” on Apple TV+:

Friday, August 5

  • Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies at 7pm ET
  • Cincinnati Reds at Milwaukee Brewers at 8pm ET

Friday, August 12

  • San Diego Padres at Washington Nationals at 7pm ET
  • Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets at 7pm ET

Friday, August 19

  • Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees at 7pm ET
  • Texas Rangers at Minnesota Twins at 8pm ET

Friday, August 26

  • Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox at 7pm ET
  • Cleveland Guardians at Seattle Mariners at 10pm ET

The games will be available to stream on the TV app in the United States, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, South Korea and the United Kingdom. Both “Friday Night Baseball” games and additional content remain available for free exclusively on Apple TV+. For those asking, additional content includes “Countdown to First Pitch” for a preview of the week’s matchups and “MLB Daily Recap.”

You’ll be able to follow teams and watch personalized MLB highlights right in the News app. “Each Friday, fans can enjoy a curated group of highlights and stories from around the league,” says the announcement in the Apple Newsroom.

Interesting interactive features

Tapping a story will take you to the TV app to watch the selected game. Apple Music will stream classic songs celebrating baseball and provide playlists of batters’ walk-up songs from teams featured on “Friday Night Baseball” each week.

Pre and postgame coverage will feature Lauren Gardner, who will be joined by analysts and former MLB players like Carlos Peña, Cliff Floyd and Yonder Alonso. Ex-MLB umpire Brian Gorman will continue to offer rules analysis and interpretation.

The Apple TV app is available on many devices

Apple and Major League Baseball began streaming “Friday Night Baseball” games on Apple TV+ in April 2022. The original anonuncemnet said “Friday Night Baseball” would be free to watch on Apple’s service for a limited time. Apple’s TV app is available on a variety of devices, including the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, Xbox and PlayStation consoles, compatible smart TVs, via, on Roku devices and elsewhere. Read: How to live stream to Twitch from iPhone, iPad and Mac