MLB At Bat mobile apps adding Chromecast support today for Premium subscribers

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Google announced today on its Chrome blog that Major League Baseball is adding support for its $35 Chromecast streaming stick through the MLB At Bat app for Android and iOS. That means that users with the app and an MLB.TV Premium subscription will be able to stream live and on-demand video content from the app (or from a browser tab in Chrome through MLB’s site) to a Chromecast connected TV. You’ll also be able to use the phone or tablet you’re streaming from as a second-screen experience to “check scores, stats and news” while watching the game on the bigger screen:

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MLB.TV is the latest live streaming service to come to Chromecast, so now MLB.TV Premium subscribers can invite their friends over to watch live, out-of-market games. While casting a game to the big screen, use your phone or tablet to check scores, stats and news from around the league. You can even choose between home or away broadcasts to steer clear of the opposing team’s announcers when your guys are on the road.

The updated apps are rolling out today for the MLB At Bat app for Android and iOS on Google Play and the App Store, but the Chromecast feature will require an MLB.TV Premium subscription to get started. Those cost $129.99/year or $24.99/month in comparison to the regular $19.99/season or $2.99 month At Bat subscription and offers “every 2014 Regular Season out-of-market game LIVE or on-demand in HD” across platforms. 

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Comments

  1. And that’s related to Apple how?

  2. Stephen Gilboy - 9 years ago

    Gave this new feature a whirl tonight… Experience was terrible… played 10 seconds, buffer, 10 seconds, buffer… went away to commercial once, didn’t come back…

    Disconnected ChromeCast and switched to watching it straight on my iPad, all was good…. maybe the Cast tries to pull too high def a stream

  3. mrbozak - 9 years ago

    Works flawlessly for me. Great addition to the Chromecast library…

  4. Zach Houghtaling - 9 years ago

    Hey, I have chromecast and MLB tv premium. How do I cast the games onto my tv from my laptop? I don’t see any options to do so…

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