The Detroit Tigers are an MLB team that plays in the AL Central Division. As a kid who grew up in Detroit, I know first hand how important watching sports is to most Detroiters. The good news for Tigers baseball fans is you can stream the action from Comerica Park live online without cable TV. The bad news, is there is only one option to watch the Detroit Tigers live online, and that is DIRECTV STREAM “Choice.”
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The most important channels for Tigers fans
The old FOX Sports Detroit is now Bally Sports Detroit, and that is the channel that Tigers fans will need in order to watch most of the team’s regular season games. Conveniently, Bally Sports Detroit also carries Red Wings and Pistons games, but you cannot watch the Detroit Lions on Bally Sports Detroit.
When the Tigers are on national TV, MLB fans in Detroit will also want access to ESPN, FOX, FS1, TBS, and Apple TV+ and Peacock if they would like to watch the combined 36 exclusive national games these platforms will now broadcast on Friday nights, and Sunday mornings, during the regular season.
|DIRECTV STREAM – Choice||ESPN Plus||fuboTV||Hulu + Live TV||Orange & Blue Sports Extra||Sling Blue||YouTube TV|
|Bally Sports Detroit|
$99.99 / month
$9.99 / month
$74.99 / month
$69.99 / month
$65 / month
$35 / month
$64.99 / month
How to watch this week’s Tigers games
Are you looking for a specific Tigers game? We list all the upcoming Tigers games that are televised, and where can you can watch live on both regional and national broadcasts, below.
The best option for local Tigers fans
As with many Bally owned regional sports networks, DirecTV Stream is currently the only option for streaming Bally Sports Detroit.
For fans outside of Detroit
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 Detroit Tigers games. If you want to follow just one team all summer, the rate drops to a one time annual fee of $109.99.
When the Tigers are on national TV
When the Tigers are featured on an exclusive national broadcast, like ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball, the game will be blacked out on Bally Sports Detroit. Use this guide to find the Tigers when they are on national TV.