MLB fans in Arizona can watch the Diamondbacks live without cable on MLB.TV regardless of location, as well as on DIRECTV STREAM, and Fubo.
Now that the Diamondbacks ditched Bally Sports Arizona, and estimated 5.6 million households will be able to watch the team (a 506% increase from seasons past). MLB.TV has no blackout restrictions in Phoenix, which allows Diamondbacks fans to watch games without a cable or streaming package. For full coverage of national and playoff games, DIRECTV STREAM or Fubo are both good choices.
When the Diamondbacks are on national TV, ESPN, FS1, FOX, MLB Network, or TBS will have the game. A handful of times every season, the Diamondbacks will also appear in exclusive streaming games put on by Apple and Peacock.
For fans in Arizona
With the exception of the streaming exclusive MLB games, which require separate apps, DirecTV Stream carries ESPN, FOX, FS1, TBS, and MLB Network for watching the Diamondbacks baseball when they are on national TV.
Outside of Arizona
Outside of Arizona, New Mexico, parts of Utah, and Southern Nevada, MLB fans will be considered out-of-market for the Diamondbacks and won’t have access to Bally Sports Arizona. For these fans, the best bet is to purchase an MLB.TV package.
MLB.TV – watch every Diamondbacks game
MLB.TV is the premium out-of-market option for MLB fans. With MLB.TV fans can circumvent the regional broadcast rules and watch any game they like, including Diamondbacks games. If you want to follow just one team all summer, the rate drops to a one time annual fee of $109.99.
ESPN+ – watch out-of-market baseball
When the Diamondbacks are on national TV
When the Diamondbacks are on an exclusive national broadcast, Bally Sports Southeast will be blacked out. Here is how to watch the Braves when they don’t appear on the local RSN.
Due to the extreme summer heat in Phoenix that is only getting worse due to climate change, Chase Field, the Diamondbacks’ home stadium has a retractable roof which can be opened in the fall but kept closed in the sweltering summer months.
Yes, you can watch in-market Diamondbacks games on fuboTV. New for 2023, fuboTV will carry Bally Sports regional sports networks, including Bally Sports Arizona for watching the Diamondbacks.