How to Watch the MLB All-Star Game 2023

TV coverage of the MLB All Star Game 2023 starts Tuesday, July 11, on FOX at 8 p.m. ET.
FOX is broadcasting the matchup between the American League and National League All-Stars from T-Mobile Park in Seattle. FOX Deportes will have the Spanish-language simulcast of the game.

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TV coverage of the MLB All Star Game 2023 starts Tuesday, July 11, on FOX at 8 p.m. ET.

FOX is broadcasting the matchup between the American League and National League All-Stars from T-Mobile Park in Seattle. FOX Deportes will have the Spanish-language simulcast of the game. 

Cord-cutters can watch the Midsummer Classic for free or on the cheap without cable TV.

You can watch the 2023 MLB All-Star game on DIRECTV STREAM, fubo, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, Vidgo, and YouTube TV

The best option for watching the All-Star Game is on DIRECTV STREAM. A subscription to the Entertainment bundle costs $74.99 per month. You can get a 5-day free trial. DIRECTV STREAM works across Smart TVs, streaming devices, iPhones and iPads.

How to Watch the MLB All-Star Game 2023 Without Cable

Baseball fans will need a local FOX station to watch the 2023 MLB All-Star Game on TV or another screen such as a tablet, PC, or smartphone. 

Live TV streaming services are supported on Smart TVs, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast and Apple TV. You can also use a TV antenna to watch FOX for free.

The Spanish-language simulcast of the All-Star Game on FOX Deportes requires a Spanish-language add-on bundle with some live streaming services. 

YouTube TV, DIRECTV STREAM, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, fubo and Vidgo all carry local FOX stations and live TV channels that were once exclusive to cable TV and satellite services. 

If you are reading this well ahead of the All-Star game, there is some other MLB coverage you may want to watch as well. The MLB Draft is July 9, 7 p.m. ET on ESPN. The network is broadcasting the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on July 10 at 8 p.m. ET. 

Who are the players in the 2023 MLB All Star Game?

A full roster of the American League and National League on Sunday, according to 

American League players include Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees; Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels, Adley Rutschman of the Baltimore Orioles; first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., second baseman Whit Merrifield and shortstop Bo Bichette of the Toronto Blue Jays; third baseman José Ramírez of the Cleveland Guardians; outfielders Yordan Alvarez of the Houston Astros, Adolis García of the Texas Rangers and Austin Hays of the Orioles; and designated hitter Brent Rooker of the Athletics. 

AL pitchers include starters Nathan Eovaldi of the Rangers; Shane McClanahan of the Tampa Bay Rays; Gerrit Cole of the New York Yankees; and Sonny Gray of the Minnesota Twins; and Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels.

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Ohtani was elected the AL’s starting designated hitter by fan vote. He is the only two-way All-Star in Major League history. Félix Bautista and Yennier Cano of the Orioles; and Emmanuel Clase of the Guardians were voted as relievers through player ballots. 

The five pitchers are Luis Castillo of the Seattle Mariners; Kevin Gausman of the Blue Jays; Kenley Jansen of the Boston Red Sox; Michael Lorenzen of the Detroit Tigers; and Framber Valdez of the Houston Astros. Salvador Perez of the Kansas City Royals and Luis Robert Jr. of the Chicago White Sox are the two position players among MLB selections.

National League players are outfielder Mookie Betts of the Los Angeles Dodgers, catcher Will Smith of the Los Angeles Dodgers; first baseman Matt Olson, second baseman Ozzie Albies and third baseman Austin Riley of the Atlanta Braves; shortstop Dansby Swanson of the Chicago Cubs; outfielders Lourdes Gurriel Jr. of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Nick Castellanos of the Philadelphia Phillies, Juan Soto of the San Diego Padres; and designated hitter Jorge Soler of the Miami Marlins.

NL pitchers include starters Zac Gallen of the Diamondbacks; Marcus Stroman of the Cubs; Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers; and Spencer Strider and Bryce Elder of the Braves.  Alexis Díaz of the Cincinnati Reds; Josh Hader of the Padres; and Camilo Doval of the San Francisco Giants are relievers who are All-Stars through the player ballot.

The four pitchers selected are Josiah Gray of the Washington Nationals; Mitch Keller of the Pittsburgh Pirates; Justin Steele of the Cubs; and Devin Williams of the Milwaukee Brewers. The two position players are Pete Alonso of the New York Mets and Elias Díaz of the Colorado Rockies.


DIRECTV STREAM can watch the 93rd Midsummer Classic without a cable package. 

The Entertainment bundle has more than 75 live TV channels for $74.99 per month. Subscribers get more than 75 channels, including local channels, Discovery Channel, TNT, HGTV, and Hallmark Channel.  

Subscribers can watch live TV on an unlimited number of screens within a household.

You get unlimited Cloud DVR and 40,000 on-demand movies and shows.

Subscribers can get three months of Max, Showtime, STARZ, and Cinemax 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 carries Fox Deportes in its Óptimo Más channel package. Subscribers get over 75 TV channels total. More than 55 TV channels are in Spanish, and over 40 are in English. A subscription to Óptimo Más is $74.99, and you can get a free trial for that package as well.

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.  

You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up. 


Fubo (formerly fuboTV) will have all the channels you need for the MLB All-Star Game and other MLB events in the coming days. 

The Pro bundle has more than 152 channels, including ESPN, CBS Sports Network, Big Ten Network, Golf Channel, and FS1. For entertainment channels, fubo has AMC, HGTV, Travel Channel and Food Network. 

All subscribers get 1,000 hours of Cloud DVR. A subscription costs $74.99 per month. You can watch TV or on-demand content on three screens at once. 

fubo offers select sporting events and TV shows in 4K. There’s a huge on-demand library of movies and TV shows for when you don’t need live TV.

The Elite bundle will have the MLB All-Star Game in upscaled 4K resolution. The Elite package has 213 channels for $84.99 per month. 

Local stations are available on fubo in most of the U.S. You can look over the fuboTV channel lineup to see if a local station is available in your area.

The fubo Latino bundle has FOX Deportes and more than 47 channels for $32.99 per month.

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 to any fubo plan. You aren’t under any obligation to keep the service and can cancel online.

Hulu Live TV

Hulu Live TV has more than 75 live TV channels, including ESPN.

FS1, FS2, Big Ten Network and A&E, Bravo, CNN, Food Network, 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 add the Español bundle for another $4.99 per month if you want Spanish-language channels.

You can look over the channel lineup in your area. There are no contracts and you can cancel whenever you want.

Sling TV

Sling TV is another option to live stream the MLB All Star Game. But Sling TV only carries local stations in a small number of TV markets across the U.S.

But if you live in or around these cities, you should be able to get FOX through a Sling Blue subscription:

  • Atlanta
  • Austin
  • Chicago
  • Dallas/Fort Worth
  • Detroit
  • Gainesville
  • Houston
  • Los Angeles
  • Milwaukee
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • New York
  • Orlando/Daytona/Melbourne
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose
  • Seattle
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg
  • Washington, DC

The Sling Blue package costs $40 per month. Sling is currently offering the first month of service for $15 when you sign up to any month-to-month plan.

If you want ESPN as part of your subscription, then you will need to get the Sling Blue and Orange bundle for $55 per month. 

For a Spanish simulcast, you can add the “Best of Spanish TV” add-on for another $10 per month. That adds 19 more Spanish-language channels. 

Sling TV works on just about any streaming device: Roku, Firestick, Apple TV and even an Xbox. It is supported by Samsung Smart TVs and Smart TVs operating on Android TV or Google TV. Sling TV supports mobile apps for iOS and Android.

When you sign up for Sling TV, there are no contracts, or extra fees like cable TV. You can look over the channel lineup before deciding whether to sign up.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV carries more than 128 channels, including all the sports and local channels you need for streaming the All-Star Game and 2023 Home Run Derby. 

A subscription is $72.99 per month.

Subscribers get Big Ten Network, CNN, TNT, SEC Network, ACC Network, FS1, and FS2. Unlimited Cloud DVR is included with a subscription. And you can create up to 6 profiles for a household per account.

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.


Vidgo carries local stations and popular sports networks in its live TV bundle. The service has more than 110 channels, including A&E, History, and Science Channel.

The Vidgo Plus plan is $69.99 per month, and comes with 110 channels, including NFL Network. 

The Premium package adds 40 more channels, and costs $84.99 per month. The Ultimate plan has more than 200 channels, and has all 45 Spanish-language channels.

Vidgo includes FOX Deportes in all of its channel plans. 

Vidgo works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and iPhone. You can look over the channel packages before deciding whether to sign up.

Subscribers can stream on up to three devices at once. There is no obligation to keep your subscription if it’s not a good fit.

How to Watch MLB All-Star Game for free

You can watch the MLB All-Star Game by signing up for a free trial of DIRECTV STREAM, fubo or YouTube TV. But a TV antenna is the best way to watch the MLB All Star Game for free. 

TV antennas can get you local ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS and FOX stations if you live within range of broadcast towers. 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.  

Here is a list of resources that I have written to get you started.

How to watch Major League Baseball All-Star Game FAQs

Every year, readers search for options on how to stream the MLB All-Star Game, or watch the major MLB events for free. Here are answers to other frequently asked questions. 

What Channel is the MLB All Star Game on?

The 2023 MLB All-Star game is broadcast on FOX. A Spanish-language simulcast is airing on FOX Deportes. Cable and live TV streaming service subscribers can activate the FOX Sports app and watch the game as well.

Is the All-Star Game on Amazon Prime?

No. The 2023 MLB All-Star Game is not on Amazon Prime. You can watch the game on FOX and a Spanish-language simulcast on FOX Deportes. 

Where to Watch the 2023 MLB All-Star Game

Watching the MLB All-Star Game for free using a TV antenna is pretty sweet if you can do it. 

Baseball fans can get a free trial of DIRECTV STREAM, fubo or YouTube TV to watch the 2023 All-Star Game. You can subscribe to Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, or Vidgo.

If you don’t like the service, you can cancel before the free trial ends to avoid getting billed. 

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Note: This article was published July 14, 2022, and has been updated.

Jim Kimble is a seasoned industry expert with over two decades of journalism experience. He has been at the forefront of the cord-cutting movement since 2016, testing and writing about TV-related products and services. He founded The Cord Cutting Report in 2016, and serves as the editor.

Major publications, including MarketWatch, Forbes, and South Florida Sun Sentinel, have interviewed Kimble for his years of expertise. He gives advice on the complexities consumers are navigating with streaming options, and over-the-air TV. Kimble has been a staff writer or correspondent for several award-winning, daily newspapers, including The Boston Globe.