What you need to know
- Baseball comes to Apple TV+ on April 8.
- The company has now confirmed the schedule of games to be played on the network.
- The first game sees the Mets at Washington.
Apple has confirmed the New York Mets will play the Washington Nationals in the first game aired on Apple TV+'s Friday Night Baseball on April 8.
The company stated:
The first half of the schedule takes us to June 24. Apple TV+ programming will include two exclusive live games every Friday, studio programming, on-demand content, and a 24/7 channel including highlights and throwback games.
Apple says it is also commemorating Jackie Robinson Day on April 15, the 75th anniversary of Robinson's historic major league debut. That Friday Night Baseball will feature special coverage of the league's reigning Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Randy Arozarena.
You can read the full schedule for the first half of the season here.
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