Major League Baseball broadcast schedules for 2023 season

The New York Mets and New York Yankees return to their usual broadcast outlets: SNY, YES Network, WPIX-11, WCBS 880-AM and WFAN 660-AM and 101.9-FM.

The Mets logo at Citi Field.
The Mets logo at Citi Field.

Fox Sports (aired on WNYW-5 in New York market) will have its usual Saturday game of the week at 7:15 p.m. starting in June. Cable channel Fox Sports 1 will have a slate of games on Saturdays and some weeknights. ESPN has reduced its slate of games, sticking to Sunday nights and occasional weeknights.

MLB Network will continue to air home-game telecasts that don’t fall within a national network broadcast window.

There will be plenty of options to watch games this season.

For the second year of a deal through 2028, Turner Sports will present a Tuesday night slate on TBS, getting rid of its Sunday afternoon package. Play-by-play voices included Brian Anderson, Bob Costas and Ernie Johnson, with analysis from Ron Darling and Jeff Francoeur and sideline work from Lauren Shehadi. Studio analysts include Curtis Granderson, Jimmy Rollins and Pedro Martinez.

AppleTV+ - in association with MLB Network - will broadcast Friday night doubleheaders on its subscription service for the second year of a seven-year deal. Melanie Newman will provide play-by-play for a second season with analyst Chris Young. The "West Coast" team has Stephen Nelson and Hunter Pence. Hannah Keyser, Russell Dorsey, Brooke Fletcher and Heidi Watney provided sideline reports. Studio work is provided by Lauren Gardner, Carlos Pena, Cliff Floyd, Yonder Alonso and Brian Gorman. AppleTV+ provided games free of charge in 2022, scrapping plans to use a subscription model after the initial 12 weeks.

Subscription service will provide every TV and radio broadcast for all Major League teams.

New York Yankees

YES Network will continue to be the television home of the Yankees. Michael Kay returns as play-by-play voice for the 19th season with Ryan Ruocco filling in. Analysts include Paul O'Neill, John Flaherty, David Cone, Carlos Beltran, Cameron Maybin and Jeff Nelson. Meredith Marakovits has been the sideline reporter since 2012. The studio is hosted by Bob Lorenz with analyst Jack Curry. Nancy Newman and Chris Shearn have filled in as studio host and also host "Yankees Batting Practice Today.''

Subscription Amazon Prime Video is expected to provide one weeknight contest per week (generally Wednesdays, some Fridays, handful of Red Sox games).

Radio powerhouse WFAN (660-AM, 101.9-FM) is the flagship station for the 10th consecutive year. Sterling is in his 34th season as lead radio voice; Suzyn Waldman has been at his side since 2005. New York Islanders and TNT NHL announcer Brendan Burke is expected to fill in as Sterling reduces his schedule. Justin Shackil filled in for a handful of games in 2022 and is expected to return.

Hudson Valley radio stations WGNY (1220-AM), Oldies 105.3-FM and Country 94.5-FM will also carry Yankees games.

(Specific TV assignments will be announced soon, and subject to change)

All regular season games on YES Network and WFAN 660-AM, 101.9-FM unless indicated


Fri. 22 - vs. Diamondbacks, 7 p.m.; Sat. 23 - vs. Diamondbacks, 1 p.m.; Sun. 24 - vs. Diamondbacks, 1:30 p.m.

Tues. 26 - at Blue Jays, 7 p.m.; Wed. 27 - at Blue Jays, 7 p.m. (Amazon Prime Video-subscription); Thur. 28 - at Blue Jays, 7 p.m.; Fri. 29 - at Royals, 8 p.m.; Sat. 30 - at Royals, 7 p.m.


Sun. 1 - at Royals, 3 p.m.

New York Mets

SportsNet New York (SNY), airing the Mets for the 18th year in a row, will provide pre- and post-game coverage throughout the postseason. Gary Cohen is the play-by-play voice, with Ron Darling and Keith Hernandez as analysts. Steve Gelbs has been the sideline reporter since 2015, with Michelle Margaux filling in.

Gary Apple is the primary host for pre- and post-game shows, with Todd Zeile as primary analyst and fill-in game analyst. Jerry Blevins also sits in. The 30-minute pre-game show airs a half-hour before the game telecast.

WPIX-11 will televise 28 games, primarily on weekends (SNY will produce those telecasts), also with the pre-game show a half-hour earlier. Those games are also available online at

Radio news station WCBS (880-AM) is the flagship station for the fifth consecutive year. Howie Rose will be joined by newcomer Keith Raad - the former radio voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones - and Pat McCarthy for the broadcasts. Pat is the son of former Mets broadcaster Tom McCarthy, who currently calls Phillies games. Wayne Randazzo departed to become the TV voice of the Anaheim Angels.

The Mets have no radio affiliates in the Hudson Valley. The Audacy App will provide free streaming for all Mets games, in English and Spanish, plus on the website The Mets' Spanish radiocasts will also air on Spanish-language WEPN (1050-AM). Max Perez Jimenez and Nestor Rosario have the Spanish calls.

All Mets games on SNY, WCBS 880-AM and the Audacy app, unless indicated


Fri. 22 - at Phillies, 7 p.m. (Apple TV+); Sat. 23 - at Phillies, 4 p.m.; Sun. 24 - at Phillies, 1 p.m. (WPIX-11)

Tues. 26 - vs. Marlins, 7 p.m.; Wed. 27 - vs. Marlins, 7 p.m.; Thur. 28 - vs. Marlins, 7 p.m.; Fri. 29 - vs. Phillies, 7 p.m.; Sat. 30 - vs. Phillies, 7 p.m. (WPIX-11)


Sun. 1 - vs. Phillies, 3 p.m.


TBS will feature 26 Tuesday telecasts in 2023. The primary announcers are Bob Costas and Brian Anderson on play-by-play with Ron Darling and Jeff Francoeur provicing analysis.

The pre-game show, MLB on TBS Lead Off, features host Lauren Shehadi with analysts Curtis Granderson, Pedro Martinez and Jimmy Rollins.

TBS will televise the National League Division Series and Championship Series.

Tues. Sept. 19 - Phillies at Braves, 7 p.m.

(additional games to be announced later)


The Sunday Night Baseball team of Karl Ravech, David Cone and Eduardo Perez have returned.

As the regular season nears its end, ESPN will decide on Sunday night matchups closer to the date.


Sun. Sept. 24 - Giants at Dodgers, 7 p.m.; Sun. Oct. 1 - TBD

ESPN will air the entire wild-card series, placing games on its main network, ESPN2 and ABC.

Yankees announcer Michael Kay will team with Alex Rodriguez for the alternate calls of numerous Sunday Night Baseball games on ESPN2.

ESPN Radio will also broadcast Sunday Night Baseball and the entire postseason - those games (airing locally on WEPN 98.7-FM) are also on the ESPN app and webstreamed on The radiocasts will also be available on SXM Radio and TuneIn app.

ESPN Radio

ESPN Radio will present a weekly Saturday game plus Sunday Night Baseball. Listen on local affiliates plus streamed on Jon Sciambi and Doug Glanville are the announce team.

Sun. Sept. 24 - Giants at Dodgers, 7 p.m.

(more games to be announced)

ESPN Plus (subscription)

Local blackout restrictions apply



(more games to be announced later)

Fox Sports/FS1

Fox Sports is presenting the MLB for the 28th consecutive season, culminating with one Championship Series and the World Series. Fox games appear on WNYW-5 in New York.

Cable channel Fox Sports 1 will present NL Division Series and NL Championship Series action.

Joe Davis heads into his second season as prime play-by-play voice. Other play callers included Adam Amin, Kevin Burkhardt, Aaron Goldsmith and Len Kasper, and analysts Eric Karros, A.J. Pierzynski and reporter Tom Verducci. Tom Rinaldi joined the team as a new essayist and reporter in 2021.

Fox and FS1 telecasts are available on the Fox Sports app for authenticated subscribers.

MLB on Fox Sports (WNYW-5 in New York)


Sat. 30 - TBD or TBD, 7 p.m.

MLB on Fox Sports 1


Mon. 25 - Padres at Giants, 9:30 p.m.

Fox Deportes

The Spanish-language cable channel will present numerous telecasts this season. Adrian Garcia Marquez and Edgar Gonzalez were the lead announce pairing in 2021. Carlos Alvarez and Jaime Motta was another pairing.

Fox Deportes will choose one of the two or three Saturday games that Fox Sports is televising for its Spanish simulcast.


Thur. 21 - TBD, 7 p.m.; Mon. 25 - TBD, 9:30 p.m.; Sat. 30 - TBD, 7 p.m.

MLB Network

The network, which launched at the start of 2009, will air numerous home-team telecasts each week during the regular season. Prime-time games are often scheduled outside national broadcast windows set forth for Tuesdays on Turner, Apple TV+ on Fridays and Fox Sports 1 and Fox on Saturdays.

Afternoon games are often scheduled, especially on Wednesday and Thursday get-away travel days.

The network will produce MLB Showcase games during the season. Bob Costas and Matt Vasgersian have provided play-by-play in recent seasons. John Smoltz and Jim Kaat have provided analysis.

The schedules are updated every month at


Fri. 22 - Rockies at Cubs, 2 p.m.; Cardinals at Padres, 9:30 p.m.; Sat. 23 - Braves at Nationals, 1 p.m.; Blue Jays at Rays, 4 p.m.; Mariners at Rangers, 7 p.m.; Giants at Dodgers, 10 p.m. (in progress); Sun. 24 - Blue Jays at Rays, 1 p.m.; Cardinals at Padres, 4 p.m.

Mon. 25 - Diamondbacks at White Sox, 7:30 p.m.; Tues. 26 - Dodgers at Rockies, game 1, 3 p.m.; Rangers at Angels, 9:30 p.m.; Wed. 27 - Diamondbacks at White Sox, 2 p.m.; Astros at Mariners, 9:30 p.m.; Thur. 28 - Athletics at Twins, 1 p.m.; Cardinals at Brewers, 4 p.m.; Cubs at Braves, 7 p.m.; Fri. 29 - Rays at Blue Jays, 7 p.m.; Dodgers at Giants, 10 p.m.; Sat. 30 - Guardians at Tigers, 1 p.m.; Rays at Blue Jays, 4 p.m. (in progress); Triple-A championship, 10 p.m.

Peacock TV

An exclusive early Sunday slate of games was introduced in 2022 for the subscription service. The games will generally start at 11:30 a.m. or noon ET. Brendan Burke is the play-by-play voice in 2023 and will be joined for each game with an analyst from each of the participating teams.

2023 schedule

Sun. Oct. 1 - TBD

Apple TV Plus

The second year of Apple TV Plus Friday game of the week features play by play announcer Wayne Randazzo (formerly of the Mets radio booth), with Dontrelle Willis and reporter Heidi Watney. The second crew has Alex Faust, Ryan Spilborghs and reporter Tricia Whitaker.


Fri. 22 - Mets at Phillies, 7 p.m.; Giants at Dodgers, 10 p.m.; Fri. 29 - TBD

(remainder of schedule to be announced later)

The full-season subscription service provides all regular-season TV and radio broadcasts for both participating teams. The annual price tag is $139.99 for new customers ($10 off for returning customers).

At the start of spring training, will provide free TV broadcasts for a week – just sign up for but no purchase is necessary for those free games. The service will also provide a free game most every day during the regular season at

Yankees and Mets TV live broadcasts are not available in the New York market but the replays can be viewed 45 minutes after conclusion. The live radio broadcasts are available.

Free video games of the day


Fri. 22 - Royals at Astros, 8 p.m.; Sat. 23 - Blue Jays at Rays, 4 p.m.

Wed. 27 - Cubs at Braves, 7:20 p.m.; Fri. 29 - Rangers at Mariners, 10 p.m.

(more games to be announced later)

SiriusXM Radio

The subscription based audio service offers most home-team broadcasts on MLB Channels 176-189. MLB Network channel 89 often presents live games. ESPN telecasts can be heard on channel 80. Every MLB team has its own SXM channel as well, and those can be heard online.

SiriusXM Channel 89


(more games to be announced)

Traditional radio

For those who still like to tune in on radio, there are probably still some out-of-town stations that you can find for games, mostly on evenings. Philadelphia Phillies games can be heard in our Pennsylvania territory on Scranton's WEJL (630-AM) and Wilkes-Barre's WBAX (1240-AM). St. Louis Cardinals games air on KMOX (1120-AM).

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