Sling TV, the live streaming service owned by Dish, has added the MLB Network and the MLB Strike Zone channel to its add-on Sports Extra packages.
The SportsExtra plan, which can be purchased if you subscribe to either Sling’s Blue or Orange base packages, also includes ESPNU, NBA TV, SEC Network and the PAC 12 Network if you have the Orange package. If you have the Blue plan, SportsExtra includes the NFL RedZone, NHL Network, Golf Channel and Outside TV.
SportsExtra costs $10 a month extra if you have Blue while it costs $5 a month if you have Orange.
Sling’s Blue package features more than 40 channels including live network feeds in select markets as well as several Fox channels. Sling’s Orange plan includes ESPN and more than 30 cable networks. Both plans normally cost $25 a month, but Sling is now offering the first three months of each package for $15 a month.
The MLB Network offers coverage of live games, news and highlights shows as well as documentaries about baseball. When live games air on the MLB Network on Tuesday and Friday nights, the MLB Network Strike Zone channel provides up-to-the-minute highlights and live look-ins of other games being played.
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