Facebook Watch Is Getting 25 Exclusive Weekday Afternoon MLB Games

MLB Network will produce the livestreams


Major League Baseball will make 25 weekday afternoon games available exclusively via Facebook Watch during the 2018 regular season.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but sources familiar with the agreement pegged the price tag for Facebook at $30 million to $35 million, Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg reported.

The games will be produced by MLB Network specifically for the Facebook Watch platform, with in-game production elements added to take advantage of the social network’s interactive capabilities.

The league said the games included in this package will only be available via Facebook Watch in the U.S.

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