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DAZN seals Major League Baseball broadcast rights for next four years

Posted on 29.03.2017

  • DAZN seals the live broadcasting rights for MLB games in Germany, Austria and Switzerland until 2020
  • DAZN to broadcast Regular Season, All-Star, Postseason and World Series games live

London/Munich, 28 March 2017.

DAZN has secured a deal to broadcast Major League Baseball (MLB) games in Austria, Germany and Switzerland over the next four seasons. This new partnership allows DAZN to deliver comprehensive live coverage of MLB from April through November. DAZN will carry live games across the regular season, All-Star Game, Postseason and World Series. More than 600 games will be available on DAZN each season.

MLB coverage will begin with a flourish on Opening Day, this Sunday, April 2, when fans can watch Arizona Diamondbacks take on SF Giants live on DAZN.

John Gleasure, Chief Commercial Officer of DAZN, says: “DAZN is already known as the home of US sports with our extensive live and on demand coverage of NFL, NBA and NHL and that’s why we’re delighted to add MLB to our portfolio. Now fans can watch all the major US sports wherever and whenever they want, all for one affordable price.”

Dominick Balsamo, Vice President, International Media Sales at Major League Baseball: “We are thrilled to extend our global reach to fans in Austria, Germany and Switzerland through this new partnership with DAZN.  With the 2017 MLB season set to launch, we are excited about the new opportunities this platform can bring to the sport of baseball and our growing international fan base.”

With the addition of Major League Baseball, DAZN will add to its already strong line-up of U.S sports, which includes the National Football League, National Basketball Association and National Hockey League. Games for top U.S sport leagues are now available to stream live in Austria, Germany, Switzerland on one single platform – DAZN. Fans can also tune in to watch NCAA College Sports.