Major League Baseball games to be live streamed on Facebook

Major League Baseball games to be live streamed on Facebook

Major League Baseball games to be live streamed on Facebook

Major League Baseball will start broadcasting one game each Friday, beginning tonight when the Colorado Rockies visit the Cincinnati Reds.

Since the first National Football League game at Wembley Stadium in 2007, there have been 17 games in London with four more on the slate for this year.

MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball agreed to the posting system in December 1998 in which Japanese clubs can make available players over which they have control.

While this deal may push the boundaries of Zuckerberg's comments about Facebook's future, it still allows Facebook to get some live sports content without breaking the bank, which was the real crux of what Zuckerberg said. Facebook will host live-streamed Major League Baseball games this season https://t.co/RnYZHaphfq #charlesmilander pic.twitter.com/vzD52epOU0 - Charles Milander (@charlesmilander) May 19, 2017 There's a lot of competition between social media networks and the race for content rights to live streaming events. The company also has a deal with Univision to live stream almost 50 Mexican soccer matches in English this year. Major League Baseball also uses Facebook Live to bring fans behind the scenes, including Toronto Blue Jays slugger Josh Donaldson's off-season workouts, batting practice on Opening Day, and spring training when Sean Casey and Robert Flores answered questions from fans at Cubs camp.

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This marks MLB's latest live-streaming effort with Facebook.

The move was made Thursday before the Marlins began a four-game series against the Dodgers, and was retroactive to Wednesday. There's shouting, cheering, and sometimes throwing an object or two.

Baseball has also seen fewer and fewer young people taking up the sport, with the numbers of players aged between six and 12 years old shrinking from 5.3 million to 4.5 million between 2008 and 2013, according to one study.

More and more social networks plan to live stream sports games in their platform to attract more customers.

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