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MLB games today: MLB schedule, TV info, scores and key dates

Matt Johnson
MLB games today, MLB schedule
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Our MLB Games Today schedule is back for the 2022 MLB season. Major League Baseball ended its lockout in March, officially clearing the way for the 2022 season. The MLB offseason is behind us and now the regular season is underway. Let’s dive into our analysis of the MLB games today with the latest MLB standings available.

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MLB games today: Saturday, August 13

There are 16 MLB games today. Action all begins with a doubleheader between the Atlanta Braves vs Miami Marlins. Game 1 of the Braves vs Marlins doubleheader is at 1:10 PM ET with the second meeting at 7:10 PM ET.

Previewing the MLB schedule today, we’re highlighting the Cleveland Guardians vs Toronto Blue Jays (3:07 PM ET) and Baltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays (4:10 PM ET) as two AL clashes worth keeping an eye on this afternoon. These are the only three games on the MLB schedule before the evening.

Looking at the MLB games tonight, we’ve got the New York Mets hosting the Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox battling the New York Yankees. While these are the best MLB games today, don’t sleep on a pitcher’s duel between Corbin Burnes vs Adam Wainwright when the Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals collide.

The Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Angels will close things down tonight with first pitch at 9:07 PM ET, in what should be the final game to end on Saturday.

All MLB scores are updated throughout the slate of games.

2022 MLB schedule

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You can find key dates on the MLB schedule below, including about the MLB trade deadline and the 2022 MLB Draft.

When does the MLB season end?

The last game of the 2022 MLB schedule for the regular season will be played on Wednesday, October 5. With the expansion of the playoffs, MLB eliminated the tie-breaking 163rd game that teams typically played on Monday. The postseason will begin on Oct. 7, with the entire season concluding after the final out of the World Series. Our MLB playoff predictions reflect the latest standings and team outlooks each week.

Related: 2022 MLB predictions

When is the MLB trade deadline?

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The MLB trade deadline was on Tuesday, August 2 at 6 PM EST. MLB had the ability to be flexible with the MLB trade deadline, choosing any date from July 28 – Aug. 3 thanks to the new CBA. Setting the deadline at 6 PM EST is a change from recent history, with the deadline often at 4 PM EST. Sportsnaut will provide extensive coverage of the MLB trade deadline throughout the 2022 season.

Apple TV MLB schedule

Here are the MLB games that will be exclusively broadcasted on Apple TV+ on Fridays this season.

DateGameTime (ET)
Friday, Aug. 12Padres @ Nationals7 PM
Friday, Aug. 12Phillies @ Mets7 PM
Friday, Aug. 19Blue Jays @ Yankees7 PM
Friday, Aug. 19Rangers @ Twins8 PM
Friday, Aug. 26Rays @ Red Sox7 PM
Friday, Aug. 26Guardians @ Mariners10 PM

Related: MLB standings 2022

Sunday Night Baseball schedule

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ESPN is once again partnered with Major League Baseball for another season. Here are the games on the 2022 MLB schedule that will be broadcasted on ESPN.

DateGameTime (EST)
August 14Yankees @ Red Sox7:00 PM
August 21Red Sox @ Orioles7:00 PM

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How much does MLB.tv cost?

MLB.tv, which allows baseball fans to stream every out-of-market game is available throughout the 2022 MLB season. Here’s a cost breakdown for each MLB.TV package and there is a free trial. It’s a relatively solid deal that allows fans to watch nearly every game on the MLB schedule.

  • Yearly package: $139.99
  • Monthly package: $24.99
  • Single team: $119.99

When is the MLB Draft?

The 2022 MLB Draft began on Sunday, July 17 and it extended through Tuesday, July 19. The 2022 MLB Draft order is already determined based on the final standings from the 2021 season. The 2022 MLB Draft order can be found here.

When is the MLB All-Star game?

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The 2022 MLB All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday, July 19 at Dodger Stadium. The 2022 Home Run Derby will take place on July 18. The T-Mobile Home Run Derby will be held on the July 18 broadcast on ESPN.

MLB schedule – All-Star Weekend

  • All-Star Futures Game: Saturday, July 16 – Peacock
  • All-Star Celebrity Softball Game: Saturday, July 16
  • T-Mobile MLB Home Run Derby: Monday, July 18 – ESPN
  • MLB All-Star Game: Tuesday, July 19 – FOX

When does MLB free agency start?

MLB free agents could sign with a new team five days after the World Series. The five-day period gives teams an exclusive window to negotiate with their impending free-agent talent. With no MLB lockout, the 2022-’23 offseason will run smoothly with trades and signings in the winter.

Related: MLB free agents 2023