FILE PHOTO: Men are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Youtube logo, in this picture illustration in Zenica October 29, 2014. REUTERS/dado Ruvic/File Photo
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major League Baseball, and YouTube, on Wednesday, released details of the first three matchups as part of their agreement to the request, a package of 13 live games each week on the video-sharing web site.
Their deal, which was announced in April, it was the first match for YouTube, a unit of the Alphabet Inc, and Google, only to stream MLB games in the most important markets. MLB also offers the streaming of live casino games, both on Facebook and on Twitter.
YouTube-the pact is one of several to show how the digital platforms, streaming services and social networking sites have been in live sports have traditionally been the territory of the house.
YouTube has the global distribution rights, which are not included in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, via MLB’s YouTube channel, free of charge. Subscribers on YouTube and TV, you will also be able to look at the games of the future canal.
In the first race on the 18th of July, a six-time World Series champions, the Los Angeles Dodgers play the Philadelphia Phillies.
Week two-on the 23rd of July to the Cleveland Indians against the Toronto Blue Jays, the third game is on the 29th of July, between the Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels, MLB said in a statement. All of the games will have pregame and postgame shows.
Reporting by Hilary Russ; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall