By Jim Kimble / Updated March 30, 2023
There are a few ways to watch Colorado Rockies games live without cable TV.
Most games are on AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain. Nationally televised games during the regular season in 2023 are on FOX, ESPN, FS1, TBS and MLB Network. A few post-season games air on ABC.
How to Watch Colorado Rockies Games
The Colorado Rockies broadcast most of their games on AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain. The regional sports network has exclusive rights to in-market Colorado Rockies games.
AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain is only carried by one streaming service, DIRECTV STREAM. Rockies fans
AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain is available to pay-tv subscribers in 12 states.
The area includes Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Montana, Central and Eastern Idaho, northern New Mexico, western Kansas, western Nebraska, western South Dakota, San Bernardino County, Calif. and Mohave County, Arizona.
|STREAMING SERVICE||AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain||ESPN/FOX/FS1/TBS|
|fubo TV||Yes||No TBS|
|Hulu Live TV||No||Yes|
Apple TV+ is streaming two live baseball games on Friday nights during the 2023 MLB season. NBC’s Peacock is streaming games in a new Sunday morning time slot. (Schedule is below.)
Keep in mind that streaming MLB games isn’t your only option.
Cord-cutters can watch some national broadcast games for free using a TV antenna.
I started streaming MLB games in 2016 back when PlayStation Vue began carrying NESN in its channel lineup.
If you’re trying to narrow your focus to a specific cable TV network, no worries. You can read my guides on how to watch ABC, FOX, ESPN, FS1, TBS and MLB Network without cable.
This guide aims to give you a comprehensive look at how to watch Rockies games without cable TV for the 2023 season.
How to Stream Colorado Rockies Games on Roku, Fire TV Stick
Watching live Colorado Rockies games without cable TV is pretty simple. You just need a few things to start streaming MLB games on your TV.
- A streaming service that carries AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain and the channels that carry national broadcast Colorado Rockies games
- An Internet connection
- A Smart TV or streaming device such as a Roku connected to your TV
You can watch live TV channels through the app of streaming services such as DIRECTV STREAM. Live TV streaming services have apps for Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Google Chromecast with Google TV.
These apps are also available on Smart TVs, iPhones, and iPads with current iOS software. Android devices including smartphones and tablets are supported. You can watch live TV on a PC through a web browser.
DIRECTV STREAM has every channel needed to watch Colorado Rockies games in 2023.
A subscription costs $99.99 per month for more than 105 live TV channels and unlimited Cloud DVR storage.
AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, ESPN, MLB Network, FS1, and local channels such as ABC and FOX are included in the Choice lineup.
Subscribers can get three months of HBO Max, Showtime, Cinemax and EPIX for free before the monthly rates kick in. You can watch live TV on unlimited screens in your home.
You can sign up for a 5-day free trial without any obligations. Every plan includes unlimited Cloud DVR and a robust library of on-demand movies and shows.
There are no contracts. There are no additional regional sports fees. You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, Apple TV and smartphones and tablets.
You can look over the different channel lineups before making any decisions.
fubo (formerly fuboTV) has 152 live TV channels in the Pro plan, including AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain.
A&E, Discovery, ESPN, ESPN2, Golf Channel, PAC-12 Network and SEC Network, FS1, FS2, Big Ten Network and MLB Network, AMC, Bravo, USA network are also part of the Pro bundle. The only baseball channel that Rockies fans might miss is TBS.
A subscription costs $74.99 per month. fuboTV has a library of on-demand movies, and TV shows. Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV and Smart TVs all carry the fuboTV app.
You can watch live TV or on-demand content on 10 screens at once. fubo adds a regional sports fee. It costs $10.99 per month for one regional network. It’s $13.99 per month if you have two RSNs in your area.
So, if you live in a large city such as Denver that may have multiple pro sports leagues, you may have access to another RSN such as Altitude Sports.
You can look over the channel lineup to see what locals and regional sports networks are available in your area.
Subscribers get 1,000 hours of Cloud DVR to record games, TV shows and movies. You can also catch up on a game that was aired in the last 72 hours by using fubo’s lookback feature.
Subscribers can get extra live streams, on-demand movies and TV shows by activating more than 40 apps on a streaming device or PC.
For $10.99 more per month, subscribers can add 30 more channels with the “Sports Plus” add-on bundle. Sports Plus channels include: NHL Network, NFL RedZone, MLB Network, NBA TV, MLB Strikezone, and Tennis Channel.
You can sign up for a free 7-day trial to see if fuboTV is a good fit for you. Just be sure to cancel the trial before it ends if you decide the service isn’t for you.
The MLB also has MLB.tv which live streams all out-of-market games for every team.
Colorado Rockies games are blacked out for fans living in the team’s home broadcast region. The service allows subscribers who live in an out-of-market area to watch Colorado Rockies games.
A subscription to MLB.tv costs $24.99 per month. Amazon Prime members can get a free 7-day trial of MLB.tv through Amazon Channels. The regular rate kicks in once the trial ends.
Apple TV+ is delivering two weekly Friday night games during the 2023 MLB season.
Apple TV+ subscribers can watch MLB games along with a number of original movies and TV shows. A subscription costs $6.99 per month after a free 7-day trial.
Apple TV+ works on most major streaming devices, including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast with Google TV. Smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, Vizio, Panasonic and Hisense are also supported.
Are the Colorado Rockies on Apple TV+?
No. For the first leg of the 2023 MLB season, the Colorado Rockies are not scheduled to appear for any MLB games streaming on Apple TV+. Here is the schedule of games:
|April 7||2:20 p.m.||Rangers at Cubs|
|April 7||7:20 p.m.||Padres at Braves|
|April 14||6:40 p.m.||Giants at Tigers|
|April 14||7:10 p.m.||Angels at Red Sox|
|April 21||7:05 p.m.||Blue Jays at Yankees|
|April 21||7:20 p.m.||Astros at Braves|
|April 28||8:10 p.m.||Phillies at Astros|
|April 28||10:10 p.m.||Cardinals at Dodgers|
|May 5||6:40 p.m.||White Sox at Reds|
|May 5||7:10 p.m.||Twins at Guardians|
|May 12||8:10 p.m.||Royals at Brewers|
|May 12||8:10 p.m.||Cubs at Twins|
|May 19||7:07 p.m.||Orioles at Blue Jays|
|May 19||7:20 p.m.||Mariners at Braves|
|May 26||7:05 p.m.||Padres at Yankees|
|May 26||7:10 p.m.||White Sox at Tigers|
|June 2||5:10 p.m.||Brewers at Reds|
|June 2||8:10 p.m.||Guardians at Twins|
|June 9||7:05 p.m.||Royals at Orioles|
|June 9||9:38 p.m.||Mariners at Angels|
|June 16||8:10 p.m.||Pirates at Brewers|
|June 16||10:10 p.m.||White Sox at Mariners|
|June 23||6:40 p.m.||Pirates at Marlins|
|June 23||7:05 p.m.||Mets at Phillies|
|June 23||7:05 p.m.||Brewers at Pirates|
|June 30||9:38 p.m.||Diamondbacks at Angels|
Peacock begins streaming Sunday morning MLB games on April 23.
Games will be available on the Premium plan. Peacock Premium costs $4.99 per month. There is a free 7-day trial for Peacock Premium.
Peacock works on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku. The service has apps for a wide variety of Android TV-enabled Smart TVs, including Sony. Smart TVs by LG, Samsung, Vizio and Hisense are supported as well.
You can sign up for a free 7-day trial for Peacock Premium.
Are the Colorado Rockies on Peacock?
Yes. The Colorado Rockies are scheduled to play the first game Peacock is streaming for the 2023 MLB season. Here is the schedule.
|April 23||12:05 p.m.||Colorado Rockies at Philadelphia Phillies|
|April 30||12:05 p.m.||Chicago Cubs at Miami Marlins|
|May 7||11:35 a.m.||Baltimore Orioles at Atlanta Braves|
|May 14||11:35 a.m.||Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland Guardians|
|May 21||11:35 a.m.||New York Yankees at Cincinnati Reds|
|May 28||11:35 a.m.||Los Angeles Dodgers at Tampa Bay Rays|
|June 4||11:35 a.m.||St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates|
|June 11||11:35 a.m.||Arizona Diamondbacks at Detroit Tigers|
|June 18||1:05 p.m.||Baltimore Orioles at Chicago Cubs|
|July 2||12:05 p.m.||Minnesota Twins at Baltimore Orioles|
|July 9||12:05 p.m.||Texas Rangers at Washington Nationals|
|July 16||12:05 p.m.||San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates|
|July 23||12:05 p.m.||San Diego Padres at Detroit Tigers|
|July 30||12:05 p.m.||Los Angeles Angels at Toronto Blue Jays|
|August 6||12:05 p.m.||Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Guardians|
|August 13||12:05 p.m.||Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox|
|August 20||1:05 p.m.||Seattle Mariners at Houston Astros|
|August 27||12:05 p.m.||Los Angeles Angels at New York Mets|
|September 3||1:05 p.m.||Philadelphia Phillies at Milwaukee Brewers|
ESPN+ is once again streaming one MLB game per day that is part of the national broadcast schedule.
Out-of-market games are still governed by local blackout restrictions. You can look over the MLB ESPN+ schedule for regular season games.
You will still need your local regional sports channel to watch home games. A subscription to ESPN+ costs $9.99 per month, and you can check the upcoming lineup of MLB games.
How to Watch Rockies games free with a TV antenna
A TV antenna is the best way to watch Colorado Rockies games that are carried on ABC and FOX 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. FOX broadcasts games throughout the regular season. ABC becomes a key channel for post-season games.
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
Are Colorado Rockies Games on YouTube TV?
No, YouTube TV does not carry AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain.
YouTube TV does have channels that air nationally televised games for the Rockies, including ESPN, FS1 (Fox Sports 1), TBS, and MLB Network.
Can I watch the Colorado Rockies on Hulu?
Hulu Live TV has ESPN, FS1, TBS and local FOX channels that carry national broadcast games. But Hulu’s live TV plan does not carry AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, which has home games for the Colorado Rockies. A subscription includes 75 live TV channels, and unlimited Cloud DVR for $69.99 per month.
Can I watch the Colorado Rockies on Sling TV?
Sling TV does not carry AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, but you can watch the Rockies play on ESPN, FS1 (Fox Sports 1) and TBS. You can check the Colorado Rockies TV schedule before signing up for Sling TV.
How can I watch the Colorado Rockies game today?
If you want to watch the Colorado Rockies on TV today without a cable subscription, there are two ways to get AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain.
DIRECTV STREAM has 105 live TV channels, including local networks, ESPN, TNT and TBS for $99.99 per month. Subscribers can watch on unlimited screens and Cloud DVR space. You can look over the channel lineup, or sign up for a 5-day free trial.
fubo has 152 live TV channels in the Pro bundle. Fubo has popular sports channels such as ESPN and NFL Network, along with entertainment, news and regional sports networks. A subscription is $74.99 per month along with a regional sports fee. You can sign up for a 7-day free trial.
What channel is the Colorado Rockies game on tonight?
Colorado Rockies games are typically on AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain. The schedule below breaks down what channel or streaming service has national broadcast games for the 2022 MLB season.
|DAY||ROCKIES MLB NATIONAL BROADCAST SCHEDULE|
|Sunday night||ESPN or ESPN2|
|Monday night||ESPN or FS1|
|Wednesday Night||ESPN, FS1, MLB Network|
|Thursday Night||ESPN, FOX and MLB Network|
|Friday Night||Apple TV+|
|Saturday Night||FOX, FS1|
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Note: This article was published on April 13, 2022, and has been updated to reflect new pricing, streaming plans and schedules.
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