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Cincinnati Reds Opening Day 2023: How to watch, stream and listen to the game ⚾📺

Major League Baseball returns to Great American Ball Park this week with the Cincinnati Reds' home opener.

Opening Day, an unofficial holiday here in the Queen City, takes places Thursday. For their first game of the 2023 season, the Reds take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at 4:10 p.m.

Cincinnatians can celebrate the return of baseball throughout the day, from bar festivities to the annual Findlay Market Opening Day Parade. If you're planning on attending the game, resale tickets are still available on Ticketmaster and StubHub, starting at around $50.

Are you wanting to watch the game on TV or stream it at home? We have you covered. The Reds' home opener will be broadcast by Bally Sports Ohio and simulcast on Local 12 (WKRC-TV). The Bally Sports Ohio broadcast team returns this season, along with the addition of former WCPO 9 (WCPO-TV) anchor Kathrine Nero during select games.

Here's what you need to know to tune into Reds Opening Day.

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The Cincinnati Reds take on the Pittsburgh Pirates for Opening Day on Thursday, March 30, at 4:10 p.m. Hunter Greene is the team's Opening Day starting pitcher.
The Cincinnati Reds take on the Pittsburgh Pirates for Opening Day on Thursday, March 30, at 4:10 p.m. Hunter Greene is the team's Opening Day starting pitcher.

When is Opening Day 2023?

Baseball returns on Opening Day 2023 this Thursday, March 30.

Who do the Cincinnati Reds play on Opening Day?

The Reds play the Pirates at 4:10 p.m. at Great American Ball Park.

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How to watch the Cincinnati Reds' Opening Day game

Bally Sports Ohio’s Opening Day coverage starts at 10 a.m., leading into the parade at noon. The Reds game will be simulcast on Local 12 at 4 p.m.

Local 12 Opening Day schedule:

  • The "Reds Live" pregame show will air on Local 12 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

  • The broadcast of the Reds vs. Pirates game starts at 4 p.m.

How to stream the Cincinnati Reds' Opening Day game

Reds games airing on Bally Sports Ohio can be streamed live on the Bally Sports app and on ballysports.com with a pay-TV service or through your TV provider if Bally Sports Ohio is among its available channels. Thursday's game is also listed on the DirecTV sports schedule.

Some future games will be streamed through other providers. Check the MLB's Reds 2023 schedule to see more.

How to watch the Cincinnati Reds' Opening Day game out of market

Out-of-market fans can watch Reds games with an MLB.TV subscription.

How to listen to Reds vs. Pirates on Opening Day

You can listen to Reds vs. Pirates on 700 WLW, as well as the Reds Radio Network.

This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Opening Day 2023: How to watch, stream and listen to Reds vs. Pirates