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MLB Extra Innings: How to Get Your Money Back

Q. I bought a subscription to DIRECTV’s MLB Extra Innings package in early March and now it looks like the season will at least be delayed for a few months if not cancelled entirely. It doesn’t seem fair that they get to keep my money during this time. I could use it now. Is there

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Coronavirus: MLB.TV Offers Every 2018-19 Game For Free

MLB.TV is helping Coronavirus shut-ins get their baseball fix by providing free access to every game played in the 2018 and 2019 seasons. That means you can stream more than 4,800 games (plus post-season action) by simply creating an account at MLB.TV. There is no charge for access to the 2018-19 seasons nor do you

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Coronavirus: Will There Be Refunds For MLB.TV & Extra Innings?

Q. Now that Major League Baseball has delayed the 2020 season because of the Corona virus, will there be refunds for MLB.TV and Extra Innings on DIRECTV and Dish? — Ike, Amarillo, Texas. See an update on this story here! Ike, as you note, Major League Baseball has suspended all play, including spring training and

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Dish Also Raises Price Of MLB Extra Innings

Dish has revealed at its web site that it will charge $183 for this year’s MLB Extra Innings plan, which is $5 more than last year. The satcaster last year raised the price of Extra Innings by $3 to $178. Extra Innings, the pay TV edition of the league’s package of out-of-market games, offers up

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YouTube TV Subs Getting Screwed Twice On Fox Sports

Q. I read your article about YouTube TV making our regional sports channel not available in our area because of money. That steams me and I want to know if there’s another way to get my Texas Rangers. — Fran, Lubbock, Texas.  Fran, I’m afraid that YouTube TV is putting the screws to you twice.

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The Yankees On Amazon: Can Anyone Watch?

Q. I read that Amazon Prime is getting about 20 New York Yankees games this season. I think that’s very cool, but can anyone watch them or will there be blackouts here and there? — Eddie, Milwaukee. Eddie, as you know, Amazon, a part-owner of the Yes Network, will offer 21 New York Yankee games

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DIRECTV: Are Dodgers Games Blacked Out On Extra Innings?

Q. I read your story about DIRECTV not carrying the Los Angeles Dodgers channel. So I have a question. If I get the MLB Extra Innings plan from DIRECTV here in Arlington, Virginia, will I be able to watch the Dodgers game even though they don’t have the channel? I grew up in LA and

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Marquee Sports Signs Carriage Deal With Hulu Live

Marquee Sports Network, the new TV home of the Chicago Cubs, has announced a carriage agreement with Hulu’s live streaming service. The deal is Marquee’s second with a live streaming service. Previously, the new regional sports channel secured a carriage pact with AT&T TV Now (also a live streamer) as well as traditional pay TV

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How to Get Cubs Games Out of Market

Q. I live in Henderson, Nevada (next to Las Vegas) and have purchased the MLB package (from DIRECTV) for years. I moved here from Chicago and brought the Cubs with me via DirecTV. I know that the Cubs will now only broadcast on the Marquee Sports Network, and your article indicated an arrangement had been reached with DirecTV

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MLB.TV Price Going Up In 2020

Major League Baseball is raising the price on this season’s edition of MLB.TV by $3 to $121.99. The league’s online package of out-of-market games cost $118.99 in 2019. (MLB also raised the 2019 price by $3; it was $115.99 in 2018). For $121.99, a MLB.TV subscriber can watch every 2020 out-of-market game on 400 supported

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