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Apple TV+ announces August schedule for free 'Friday Night Baseball' games

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What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ has announced August's doubleheader schedule for "Friday Night Baseball."
  • All of the games will be available to stream for free.

If you've been enjoying free "Friday Night Baseball" games with Apple TV+, Apple has some good news for you.

Today, Apple and Major League Baseball announced (opens in new tab) August's schedule for "Friday Night Baseball" and confirmed that all of the games will stream for free, meaning you don't need an Apple TV+ subscription in order to watch. While the company said that announcers will be revealed on a weekly basis, it did say who would be hosting pre and postgame coverage:

"Friday Night Baseball" live pre and postgame coverage will continue to be hosted by Lauren Gardner, along with a rotating group of analysts and former MLB players, including Carlos Peña, Cliff Floyd, and Yonder Alonso, and former MLB umpire Brian Gorman will continue to offer rules analysis and interpretation.

Below is the full schedule for August:

Friday, August 5

  • Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies at 7 p.m. ET
  • Cincinnati Reds at Milwaukee Brewers at 8 p.m. ET

Friday, August 12

  • San Diego Padres at Washington Nationals at 7 p.m. ET
  • Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets at 7 p.m. ET

Friday, August 19

  • Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees at 7 p.m. ET
  • Texas Rangers at Minnesota Twins at 8 p.m. ET

Friday, August 26

  • Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox at 7 p.m. ET
  • Cleveland Guardians at Seattle Mariners at 10 p.m. ET

Apple TV+ is available on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV through the Apple TV app. It is also available on the Fire TV, Xbox, Playstation, and Smart TVs. The service also streams directly through the Apple TV+ website (opens in new tab).

If you want to enjoy "Friday Night Baseball" in the best quality possible, check out our review of the Apple TV 4K and our list of the Best TVs for Apple TV 2022.

Joe Wituschek
Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.