Love them or hate them you probably have strong feelings about New York’s Yankees. There are several heros (and a villain or two) that have defined baseball over the generations. The aren’t just a team from the biggest city, arguably most baseball crazy, in America; they’re a quintessential part of Major League Baseball and it wouldn’t be the same without them.
There are several ways to watch The Yankees games online for free streaming legally. You don’t even need cable– you can stream games without that these days. Below are your options for streaming Yankees games online.
Watch the Yankees Live with Sling TV
Sling TV is a new alternative to cable that allows you to subscribe to several channels for a mere $20, including the YES Network where the Yankees live. It gives you live baseball so you can watch online just like you would on a traditional television. Head over there now to check it out and sign up for the free seven day trial.
Watch the Yankees Live via DIRECTV NOW
A DIRECTV NOW subscription enables you to stream live Yankees games, as well as most other baseball games. If you’re a baseball fan and want to cut the cord then DIRECTV NOW is the best that’s out there backed by AT&T. Starting at $35 a month you can live stream ESPN and Fox Sports. You can also upgrade to a package which includes the MLB Network too. That way you won’t miss another baseball game again!
Stream the New York Yankees Game with the Official MLB App
The MLB has come a long way when it comes to streaming their games online. For a long time they didn’t stream Yankees games at all but now they have MLB.tv which is the official MLB service. You can stream just the Yankees through this app for about $85 per year. With that you can use the app on any number of devices so you’re probably covered.
If you’ve got the cash, this is the official, and most direct way to watch the Yankees online, though it isn’t free. The blackout dates can be a hazard as well if you’re a true cord cutter.
Are the Yankees on Netflix or Hulu?
The short answer is No. No sports, including the Yankees games or MLB baseball are featured on Netflix or Hulu. Sorry, maybe someday.
Avoid Illegal Live Streams of the Yankees Game Online
You want to support the Yankees, right? They need more cash to keep their empire going so you’ll want to make sure you use one of the legal channels above to stream The New York Yankees game online. Besides, most of these streams are bad anyway. Between viruses, malware, buffering and foreign ads taking over your screen, it just isn’t how baseball, especially Yankees games, are meant to be watched.
Do you have a better way to watch the Yankees online? Leave us a comment below with your thoughts. Please refrain from your personal thoughts on the Yankees as our moderators may become hostile (Mariners fans that remember 2001 all too well).