The Cincinnati Reds take to Friday Night Baseball on Apple TV+ for the second time in as many weeks, and will be hoping for a better outing than their 3-1 defeat to the Dodgers last week as they host the St. Louis Cardinals. The game starts at 6:30 ET, here’s how to watch.
How to watch the St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds game on Apple TV+
You can watch the Cardinals at Reds on Apple TV+ by following this link:
When you arrive at tv.apple.com, you can scroll down to find the Friday Night Baseball section, which will include listings for each live game.
When you’re there, you can simply tap or click on the game’s icon to start your viewing. If you’re in the app on any compatible device, simply launch the TV+ app and select the game in order to watch it. You may need to swipe left in the Apple TV+ app to see Friday Night Baseball. The game will only be livestreamed, meaning pause, fast-forward, and other playback controls will not be available.
You can also access Apple TV+ games from the MLB.TV app, which will redirect you to the Apple TV app if the game is available where you live.
What time is St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds game on Apple TV+?
The Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox game is scheduled for 6:30 pm ET on Friday, April 22.
Do I have to pay for Apple TV+ to watch the St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds?
No, tonight’s game is free. Friday Night Baseball is free on Apple TV+ for a limited time only, and Apple has confirmed that at least the first 12 weeks of the season will be shown for free to anyone with internet access for a total of 24 games.
Once this free period ends, you will need an Apple TV+ subscription, currently $4.99 a month unless you have a free trial that comes with the purchase of most Apple products for up to three months. Apple also offers a 7-day free trial on its website.
What devices can I watch the St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds on Apple TV+ with?
The following devices support Apple TV+:
- iPod Touch
- Apple TV 4K & HD
- Smart TVs with the Apple TV/TV+ app including Samsung, LG, Panasonic, and Sony
- PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles
- Cable set-top boxes
- Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices
- Chromecast with Google TV
You can also just watch online at tv.apple.com on any device with internet access.
Where is the St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds game being broadcast?
The game is being shown in the U.S., Canada, UK, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and South Korea.
Can I use a VPN to watch the St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds on Apple TV+?
Apple is broadcasting its baseball games in the nine aforementioned countries. While a VPN might be your best friend for other streaming services, it is almost certain that Apple’s regional restrictions will not allow for this workaround, because they are based on your Apple ID location.
Do I need an Apple ID to watch the St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds on Apple TV+?
While the first 24 Friday Night Baseball games are being shown for free on Apple TV+, you will need an Apple ID to log in and access the service. You can review our guide on how to create a new Apple ID here. Users do not need to enter any payment information to watch the game.
Can I watch the St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds on cable?
No. The game is not available on any cable station or MLB.TV. It is exclusive to Apple TV+.
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