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

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Our MLB Games Today schedule is back for the 2022 MLB season. Major League Baseball ended its lockout, 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.

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MLB games today: Tuesday, May 24

There are 15 MLB games today. Tuesday’s MLB schedule includes a battle between some of the best NL teams in baseball with the 26-16 Milwaukee Brewers taking on the 28-14 San Diego Padres at 9:40 PM EST.

Leading off the MLB games today, we’ve got the Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates at 6:35 PM EST.

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In the early evening slate of the MLB schedule, it’s a clash between the Chicago Cubs (16-24) vs Cincinnati Reds (12-28) at 6:40 PM EST. Minutes later, the New York Yankees host the Baltimore Orioles at 7:05 PM EST.

Among our favorite matchups of the MLB games today is the Toronto Blue Jays vs St. Louis Cardinals. It’s a pitching duel between Blue Jays’ Kevin Gausman and the Cardinals’ Jordan Hicks. We’re also intrigued by Tuesday’s NL East duel between the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves.

The Mets vs Giants game is the nightcap tonight at 9:45 PM. In that evening broadcast, Mets offseason acquisition Chris Bassitt battles Logan Webb.

2022 MLB schedule

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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.

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When is the MLB trade deadline?

The MLB trade deadline is 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. As per tradition.

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Apple TV MLB schedule

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

DateGameTime (EST)
Friday, May 20Pirates vs Cardinals6:30 PM
Friday, May 20Astros vs Rangers8 PM
Friday, May 27Red Sox vs Orioles7 PM
Friday, May 27Angels vs Blue Jays9:30 PM
Friday, June 3Yankees vs Tigers7 PM
Friday, June 3Rockies vs Braves8:30 PM
Friday, June 10Twins vs Rays8 PM
Friday, June 10Angels vs Mets9:30 PM
Friday, June 17Astros vs White Sox8 PM
Friday, June 17Dodgers vs Guardians10 PM
Friday, June 24Cardinals vs Cubs8 PM
Friday, June 24Diamondbacks vs Tigers9:30 PM

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Sunday Night Baseball schedule

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)
May 15Giants @ Cardinals7:00 PM
May 22White Sox @ Yankees7:00 PM
May 29*Phillies @ Mets7:00 PM
The May 29 game will be broadcasted on ESPN 2.

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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
  • Montly package: $24.99
  • Single team: $119.99

When is the MLB Draft?

The 2022 MLB Draft will begin on Sunday, July 17 and it extends 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 July 18, broadcasted 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.

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