Apple and Major League Baseball Announce September 2023 “Friday Night Baseball” Schedule
Apple and Major League Baseball (MLB) have revealed the highly anticipated schedule for the September 2023 “Friday Night Baseball” games, which will be available exclusively to Apple TV+ subscribers.
Star-Studded Lineup of Announcers
The “Friday Night Baseball” games on Apple TV+ will feature a talented group of announcers. Wayne Randazzo and Alex Faust will provide play-by-play commentary, while Dontrelle Willis and Ryan Spilborghs will serve as analysts. Heidi Watney and Tricia Whitaker will be the sideline reporters. Former MLB umpires Brian Gorman and Dale Scott will join the team to provide insights into the rules and calls. The game assignments for the announcers will be announced on a weekly basis.
Studio Show Hosting Duties
Lauren Gardner and Siera Santos will continue to handle the hosting duties for the “Friday Night Baseball” studio show. They will be joined by former MLB players Xavier Scruggs and Matt Joyce, as well as baseball journalist Russell Dorsey and betting analyst Claudia Bellofatto, who will serve as analysts.
Additional Content for Apple TV+ Subscribers
Apple TV+ subscribers will have access to a wide range of additional MLB content. This includes the “MLB Big Inning” whip-around show, which will provide live look-ins and in-game highlights every weeknight. Subscribers can also enjoy other MLB-related content such as “Countdown to First Pitch,” “MLB Daily Recap,” and “MLB This Week.” The Apple TV app will offer additional MLB programming for free, including condensed game recaps of “Friday Night Baseball” after each live broadcast, classic games, highlights, and interviews.
Global Availability and Pricing
The “Friday Night Baseball” games will be exclusively available on Apple TV+ to subscribers in 60 countries and regions. There will be no local broadcast restrictions, allowing fans from around the world to enjoy two marquee matchups every week over a span of 25 weeks. Apple TV+ is priced at $6.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. Additionally, eligible customers who purchase and activate a new Apple device can enjoy three months of Apple TV+ for free.
How to Watch “Friday Night Baseball”
Fans can find step-by-step instructions on how to watch the “Friday Night Baseball” games on Apple TV+ at support.apple.com.
September 2023 “Friday Night Baseball” Schedule on Apple TV+
Friday, September 1
Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Guardians
7 p.m. ET
Seattle Mariners at New York Mets
7 p.m. ET
Friday, September 8
St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds
6:30 p.m. ET
San Diego Padres at Houston Astros
8 p.m. ET
Friday, September 15
Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles
7 p.m. ET
Philadelphia Phillies at St