The MLB All Star Game is Tuesday, July 19, on FOX at 7:30 p.m. ET.
For cord-cutters, there are ways to watch the Midsummer Classic for free or on the cheap without cable TV.
Table of Contents
- Where can I watch the MLB All Star game?
- What Channel is the MLB All Star Game?
- How to Watch MLB All-Star Game for free
- How to Stream the MLB All-Star Game Online
- Watch MLB All-Star Game on DIRECTV STREAM
- Watch MLB All-Star Game on Hulu Live TV
- Stream MLB All-Star Game on fuboTV
- Watch MLB All-Star Game on Sling TV
- Stream MLB All Star Game live on YouTube TV
- Watch MLB All-Star Game on Vidgo
- How can I stream the 2022 MLB All-Star Game?
Where can I watch the MLB All Star game?
My favorite way to watch the MLB All-Star game on FOX is with a good old TV antenna.
But if you don’t live close to broadcast towers, then you should pick a streaming service that carries a local FOX station.
Out of the six available options, DIRECTV STREAM is currently the best deal for most people. DIRECTV STREAM has more than 65 live TV channels, including local FOX stations and ESPN.
Their latest promotion includes a 5-day free trial. If you keep your subscription, you can get $15 off for the first two months of service.
The subscription returns to $69.99 per month after the promotion, but you are not obligated to keep your service. There are no contracts, and you can cancel online whenever you like.
What Channel is the MLB All Star Game?
- Channel: FOX
- Game starts at: 7:30 P.M. ET
- Date: July 19
- Location: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles
- Best Way to Watch: DIRECTV STREAM (5-day free trial)
How to Watch MLB All-Star Game for free
A TV antenna is the best way to watch MLB All Star Game for free.
If you have a TV antenna handy, but haven’t used it in a while, plug it into your television’s coax port and scan for channels. With FOX carrying the All-Star Game, you could end up getting it for free in HD quality.
If you are new to TV antennas, here is a list of resources that I have written to get you started.
- How to Choose the Best TV Antenna and OTA DVR
- How to Connect Multiple TVs to One Antenna
- Review: The Best Indoor TV Antennas
- Review: The Best Outdoor TV Antennas
How to Stream the MLB All-Star Game Online
YouTube TV, DIRECTV STREAM, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, fuboTV and Vidgo all carry live TV channels online that were once exclusive to cable TV and satellite services.
You can use a Roku, Amazon Fire TV and most Smart TVs to watch live TV through a streaming service. Your TV hardware or PC just needs to be connected to the Internet.
Here is a breakdown of all your choices.
Watch MLB All-Star Game on DIRECTV STREAM
A DIRECTV STREAM subscription includes FOX in its entry-level channel bundle.
The Entertainment plan more than 65 live TV channels for $69.99 per month. But DIRECTV STREAM is currently knocking $15 off for the first two months of service.
So you only pay $54.99 per month. Subscribers can watch live TV on up to 20 screens at once.
Local channels, ESPN and CNN are included in the channel lineup. You get unlimited Cloud DVR and 40,000 on-demand movies and shows.
Subscribers can get three months of Showtime, STARZ, Cinemax and EPIX for free before the monthly rates kick in.
You can sign up for a free 5-day trial without any obligations.
There are no contracts. You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Smart TVs running on Android TV and Google TV.
Regional sports networks that carry MLB games such as Bally Sports, NESN, Marquee Sports Network and YES Network are included in the Choice plan. Choice plan subscribers are also being offered $15 off for two months after a free trial.
You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
Watch MLB All-Star Game on Hulu Live TV
Hulu Live TV has more than 75 live TV channels, including FOX and ESPN.
FS1, FS2, Big Ten Network and NBCSN, Bravo, CNN, Food Network, Fox News, History and National Geographic are included in the channel lineup.
Subscribers get unlimited Cloud DVR so you can record whatever you want.
Hulu Live TV has apps for Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast and a number of Smart TVs powered by Android TV or Google TV.
Hulu also streams on your PC, gaming consoles like XBox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch. iPhones, iPads and Android devices can stream Hulu with Live TV too.
A subscription costs $69.99 per month, and now includes Disney+ and ESPN+.
You can look over the channel lineup to make sure Hulu carries FOX in your area. There are no contracts and you can cancel whenever you want.
Stream MLB All-Star Game on fuboTV
fuboTV will have the MLB All-Star Game and pre-show in an upscaled version of 4K on the pro bundle.
The Pro bundle has more than 130 channels, including ESPN, CBS Sports Network, Big Ten Network, FOX, Golf Channel, and FS1. For entertainment channels, fuboTV has AMC, HGTV, Travel Channel and Food Network.
Local FOX stations are available on fubo in most of the U.S. You can look over the fuboTV channel lineup to see if a local FOX station is available in your area.
fuboTV works with all major streaming devices including Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Smart TVs powered by Android TV and Google TV. You can sign up for a 7-day free trial. A subscription costs $69.99 per month. You aren’t under any obligation to keep the service and can cancel online.
Watch MLB All-Star Game on Sling TV
Sling TV is another option to live stream the MLB All Star Game on FOX. But Sling TV only carries local FOX stations in 18 markets across the U.S.
Here is a map that shows what local FOX and NBC stations are available on Sling TV across the U.S.
ABOUT THE MAP: Click on an icon to see what local NBC or FOX stations are in your area. This map is a sequel of sorts to a similar map I made on the site in 2016 for the now-defunct PlayStation Vue. (credit: Jim Kimble via Google My Maps)
You will need to sign up for the Sling Blue channel package to make sure that you get a local FOX station. The Sling Blue package costs $35 per month.
If you want FOX and ESPN then you will need to get the Sling Blue and Orange bundle for $50 per month.
You can check the latest offer Sling TV is making to new and returning customers.
There are no contracts, or extra fees like cable TV. You can start watching with a Roku, Fire TV, Smart TVs, Google Chromecast and smartphones.
If you prepay for two months, you can get a free streaming device. Before signing up, you can also look over the channel lineup to see if Sling TV is a good fit for you.
Stream MLB All Star Game live on YouTube TV
YouTube TV carries local channels and popular sports networks such as ESPN across most of the U.S.
YouTube TV has apps on Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and Smart TVs powered by Android TV and Google TV. You can check out the latest offer YouTube TV is making to new and returning customers.
Watch MLB All-Star Game on Vidgo
Subscribers can stream on up to three devices at once. Vidgo has apps on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Android TV devices such as Google Chromecast with Google TV.
A subscription to Vidgo costs $59.99 per month. You pay month to month in advance. There is no obligation to keep your subscription if it’s not a good fit.
How can I stream the 2022 MLB All-Star Game?
Watching the MLB All-Star Game for free using a TV antenna is pretty sweet if you can do it.
Otherwise, DIRECTV STREAM has one of the lowest promotional prices following a 5-day free trial. You can cancel before the free trial ends if you decide the service isn’t for you.
DIRECTV STREAM has more than 65 channels, including local FOX stations which carries the 2022 MLB All-Star Game.
ESPN, local ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX stations are in the Entertainment channel lineup. Subscribers get unlimited Cloud DVR and can stream on 20 screens at once.
You can use DIRECTV STREAM on a Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Android TV devices.
Founder and Editor of The Cord Cutting Report. Before launching the site in 2016, he worked for more than two decades as a staff writer or correspondent for a number of daily newspapers, including The Boston Globe. His enthusiasm for tech began with the Atari 2600. Follow @james_kimble