Looking for a live stream of the World Baseball Classic semifinal between the United States and Japan on Tuesday night? There are a couple of different ways to watch, whether or not you have a cable subscription.
The game is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on MLB Network and ESPN Deportes (Spanish broadcast). If you can’t get a television, here’s a complete rundown of how to watch online or on various streaming devices:
USA vs. Japan Live Stream
DirecTV Now, Desktop
Users without a cable subscription can watch MLB Network via DirecTV Now, an online streaming service that provides access to select channels for a monthly fee. Here’s how to sign up for a free 7-day trial:
1) Click here to go to the DirecTV Now website
2) Click on “Start your free trial now” and then created an account
4) Select the channel package you want. Make sure to include at least the “Just Right” package, which includes MLB Network
5) Enter your payment information. The “Just Right” package costs $50 per month, but if you cancel your subscription within seven days of signing up, you will not be charged
6) Return to the DirecTV Now website to start watching on your desktop
DirecTV Now, Mobile & Streaming Devices
If you have a DirecTV Now subscription (read above to learn how to start a free trial), you can watch MLB Network’s coverage on mobile and other compatible devices via the DirecTV Now app, which is free to download in the following locations:
App Store (or Apple TV)
Amazon App Store (or Amazon Fire TV)
The app is not yet available for Chromecast, Roku or Xbox One. You can click here for a complete list of devices compatible with the DirecTV Now app.
MLB Network, Desktop
Users with a cable or satellite subscription that includes MLB Network can watch a live stream of the game on the computer via MLB.com. In order to watch the stream, you’ll need to log in using your pay TV provider username and password.
MLB Network, Mobile & Streaming Devices
Cable subscribers looking to watch MLB Network’s coverage on mobile or other streaming device can do so via the MLB At Bat app, which can be downloaded for free in the following locations:
As is the case with desktop, you’ll need to log in using your pay TV provider username and password to access the stream.
Users with a cable or satellite subscription that includes ESPN can watch a live stream of the game in Spanish via WatchESPN.com. In order to watch the stream, you’ll need to log in using your pay TV provider username and password.
WatchESPN, Mobile & Streaming Devices
Cable subscribers looking to watch ESPN’s coverage of the game on their mobile or streaming devices can do so via the ESPN app, which is free to download at the following places:
As is the case with desktop, you’ll need the log-in for a cable subscription to watch.