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How to watch MLB Opening Day via live stream

We go over where you can watch Thursdays 15 MLB opening day games.

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole pitches in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field.  Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

The 2021 MLB season is here and will begin on Thursday in the afternoon. Opening day will consist of 15 games. The first matchup is set for 1:05 p.m. ET, and the final game will begin at 10:10 p.m. ET. Let’s go over each game’s broadcasting and betting details ahead of the action.

If you don’t have a cable login to access ESPN or any of the regional channels for live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream Opening Day.

Opening Day schedule (all times ET)

Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees
Time: 1:05 p.m.
Channel: ESPN
Starting pitchers: Hyun Jin Ru vs. Gerrit Cole
Odds: Yankees -182, Blue Jays +155

Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers
Time: 1:10 p.m.
Channel: STO, FSD, MLBTV
Starting pitchers: Shane Bieber vs. Matthew Boyd
Odds: Indians -195, Tigers +160

Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox - POSTPONED TO FRIDAY DUE TO RAIN
Time: 2:10 p.m.
Channel: MASN, NESN, MLBTV
Starting pitchers: John Means vs. Nathan Eovaldi
Odds: Red Sox -165, Orioles +140

Minnesota Twins vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Time: 2:10 p.m.
Channel: FSNO, FSWI, MLBTV
Starting pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Brandon Woodruff
Odds: Brewers -110, Twins -105

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs
Time: 2:20 p.m.
Channel: ATTP, MARQ, MLBTV
Starting pitchers: Chad Kuhl vs. Kyle Hendricks
Odds: Cubs -210, Pirates +180

Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Time: 3:05 p.m.
Channel: FSSO, NBC 10, MLBTV
Starting pitchers: Max Fried vs. Aaron Nola
Odds: Phillies -108, Braves -107

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies
Time: 4:10 p.m.
Channel: ESPN
Starting pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. German Marquez
Odds: Dodgers -215, Rockies +180

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres
Time: 4:10 p.m.
Channel: FSAZ, FSSD, MLBTV
Starting pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Yu Darvish
Odds: Padres -235, Diamondbacks +195

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds
Time: 4:10 p.m.
Channel: FSMW, FSO, MLBTV
Starting pitchers: Jack Flaherty vs. Luis Castillo
Odds: Reds -118, Cardinals +102

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Miami Marlins
Time: 4:10 p.m.
Channel: FS SUN, FSFL, MLBTV
Starting pitchers: Tyler Glasnow vs. Sandy Alcantara
Odds: Rays -148, Marlins +128

Texas Rangers vs. Kansas City Royals
Time: 4:10 p. m.
Channel: FSSW, FSKC, MLBTV
Starting pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. Brad Keller
Odds: Royals -165, Rangers +140

New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals
Time: 7:09 p.m.
Channel: ESPN
Starting pitchers: Jacob deGrom vs. Max Scherzer
Odds: Mets TBD, Nationals TBD

Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels
Time: 10:05 p.m.
Channel: NBCSH+, FSW, MLBTV
Starting pitchers: Lucas Giolito vs. Dylan Bundy
Odds: White Sox -115, Angels +100

Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics
Time: 10:07 p.m.
Channel: ESPN
Starting pitchers: Zach Greinke vs. Chris Bassitt
Odds: Athletics -109, Astros -107

San Francisco Giants vs. Seattle Mariners
Time: 10:10 p.m.
Channel: NBCSBA, RSNW, MLBTV
Starting pitchers: Kevin Gausman vs. Marco Gonzalez
Odds: Giants -109, Mariners -107