BIG NEWS ❗️❗️❗️ MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AND DAZN ANNOUNCE THREE-YEAR LIVE DIGITAL RIGHTS DEAL IN UNITED STATES
Beginning in 2019, DAZN Subscribers Will Have a New Live Show on the Sports Streaming Platform to See Every Key Play, Every Weeknight, from All 30 MLB Clubs
ATLANTA, Nov. 15, 2018 – Major League Baseball and global sports streaming platform DAZN have agreed to a three-year live digital rights partnership in the United States, set to begin with the 2019 MLB regular season, it was announced today by Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., and DAZN Group Executive Chairman John Skipper. Today’s announcement was made after the 30 Major League Clubs approved the deal.
The partnership will deliver a live show each weeknight, available to subscribers via DAZN’s digital sports streaming platform, that will feature live look-ins to the best MLB action as it’s happening. This show will seamlessly whip around live MLB games to showcase the most suspenseful moments, crucial plays and biggest rallies. Additional details of the show, which will be coproduced by MLB and DAZN, will be announced in the coming months. There also will be on-demand MLB content and live weekend wrap shows available to DAZN subscribers. “DAZN’s multisport streaming platform provides Major League Baseball and our Clubs an important opportunity to extend the game’s digital reach,” said Commissioner Manfred. “Our collaborative production will benefit DAZN’s subscribers with new ways to follow the captivating storylines, talented young stars and impactful plays happening around the game every day.” @dazn_usa