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How to watch Thursday, May 20th MLB Network schedule on TV and via live stream

MLB Network is broadcasting 6 games for out-of-market viewers on May 20th. We break down national and local broadcasting options, and how to watch the game via live stream.

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Chas McCormick #20 of the Houston Astros singles in two runs in the eighth inning against the Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park on May 16, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

MLB Network will be broadcasting six games on Thursday, May 20 for out-of-market viewers. The schedule includes Yankees vs. Rangers at 2:05 p.m. ET, Nationals vs. Cubs at 2:20 p.m., Astros vs. Athletics (in progress) at 5 p.m., Marlins vs. Phillies at 7:05 p.m., Red Sox vs. Blue Jays at 7:37 p.m., and Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers at 10:10 p.m.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out the MLB Network slate, you can stream the game via MLBNetwork.com, via the MLB app, and through MLB.TV. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription for MLB Network or an MLB.TV subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access MLB Network for a 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 the games.

For local viewing, the Yankees vs. Rangers game will air on YES in the Yankees market and Bally Sports Southwest in the Rangers market. Domingo German and Dane Dunning will start for New York and Texas, respectively. The Yankees are -125 favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Rangers are +104 underdogs. The run total is installed at 8.

For local viewing, the Nationals vs. Cubs game will air on MASN in the Nationals market and Marquee Sports Network in the Cubs market. Joe Ross and Trevor Williams will start for Washington and Chicago, respectively. The Cubs are a -130 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Nationals are a +112 underdog. The run total is installed at 10.5.

For local viewing, the Astros vs. Athletics game will air on ATT SportsNet-SW in the Astros market and NBC Sports California in the Athletics market. Luis Garcia and Cole Irvin are starting for Houston and Oakland, respectively. The Astros are a -122 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while the A’s are a +102 underdog. The run total is installed at 8.5

For local viewing, the Marlins vs. Phillies game will air on Bally Sports Florida in the Marlins market and NBC Sports Philadelphia in the Phillies market. Sandy Alcantara and Vince Velasquez are starting for Miami and Philadelphia, respectively. The Phillies are a -117 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Marlins are a slim -103 underdog. The run total is installed at 8.

For local viewing, the game will air on Red Sox vs. Blue Jays on NESN in the Red Sox market and SNET-1 in the Blue Jays market. Nick Pivetta and Steven Matz are starting for Boston and Toronto, respectively. The blue Jays are a -136 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Red Sox are a +115 underdog. The run total is installed at 10.

For local viewing, the Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers game will air on Bally Sports Arizona in the Diamondbacks market and SportsNet LA in the Dodgers market. Merrill Kelly is starting for Arizona while LA’s starter is undecided. There are no odds yet at DraftKings Sportsbook.