is the official site of Major League Baseball
and is overseen by Major League Baseball Advanced Media
, L.P. (a subsidiary of MLB). MLB.com is a source of baseball-related information, including baseball news, statistics, and sports columns. MLB.com is also a commercial site, providing online streaming video and streaming audio broadcasts of all Major League Baseball games to paying subscribers, as well as "gameday", a near-live streaming box score of baseball games for free. In addition, MLB.com sells official baseball merchandise, allows users to buy tickets to baseball games, runs fantasy baseball
leagues (both free and paid), and runs auctions of baseball memorabilia.
MLB.com also contains the full, unabridged, official rules of the game.
MLB.tv is a subscription service which allows users to view games live, streamed
through an internet browser
(or MLB.tv Mosaic, see below), Apple TV
or PlayStation 3
console or Apple TV
. Currently, MLB.tv offers video in qualities of 400K, 800K and 1.2MB. Currently, only Windows
and PlayStation 3
officially support HD
-quality streams, but Linux
users may manually run the video package to receive HD-quality streams. MLB.tv also offers gameday audio, which allows users to listen to games, without blackout restrictions. Some games provide commentary in Spanish, and games may have up to four audio streams (one for the home team, one for the away, and... Read More