Oakland A's remains a square of hope for any small market team. Despite having the third lowest payroll in baseball last year, the A-players won 97 matches and qualified for the postseason, where, yes, they lost the big New York Yankees in the Wild Card game.
This season A may not stay in the Houston Astros in the AL West title, but may sneak into the postseason again with another Wild Card birth. Khris Davis led baseball in home races last year with 48. Davis was not the only home-running hitter in A's lineup; The team mashed 227 homers in 2018, dragging just the Yankees record breaking 266 American League races. Matt Olson, Stephen Piscotty and Matt Chapman met more than 23 races last year last year and are in A's lineup again this year.
A's fans who also happen to be cable television cutter have a number of ways to watch A's, if you are in the Bay Area or an out-of-market follower of the club.
Stream A: Live in Bay Area
In 2019, A's game will appear on NBC Sports California in the Bay Area and as far as Sacramento. All the major live TV streaming services, starting with Sling TV for just $ 25 a month, offer NBC Sports California.
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NBC Sports California is part of Sling TV's $ 25-a-month Blue package. (The plan is currently discounted to $ 15 per month for the first three months, which almost gets you to the All-Star break.) You can check out this page to see if you live in the right market for NBC Sports California. For national broadcasts, Sling TV's Orange plan includes ESPN and ESPN2, and the Blue plan contains Fox and FS1. Both plans offer TBS. The MLB network is available as part of the Sport Extra supplement, which costs $ 5 per month for Sling Orange customers or $ 10 per month for Sling Blue customers.
$ 25.00 on Sling TV
Hulu with Live TV
Hulu with Live TV costs $ 45 per month and includes NBC Sports California. Click the Show all channels in your area link on its welcome page to see which local channels are offered in your zip code. For national broadcasts, Hulu offers Live TV ESPN, ESPN2, Fox, FS1 and TBS but not MLB Network.
$ 45.00 at Hulu with Live TV
YouTube TV costs $ 50 per month and includes NBC Sports California. It also includes the channels that carry national baseball broadcasts: ESPN, ESPN2, Fox, FS1, MLB Network and TBS. Plug in your zip code on their welcome page to see if NBC Sports California is available in your area.
$ 50.00 on YouTube TV
PlayStation Vue's $ 50-a-month Core plan includes NBC Sports California. The core plan also includes ESPN, ESPN2, Fox, FS1 MLB Network and TBS for national broadcasts. Visit the PlayStation website to see if NBC Sports California is available in your area.
$ 50.00 on PlayStation Vue
DirecTV Now the Max package is $ 70 a month with NBC Sports California. It also includes ESPN, ESPN2, Fox, FS1 and TBS for national broadcasts but not MLB Network. You can use its channel search tool to see if NBC Sports California is available where you live.
$ 70.00 on DirecTV Now
All live TV streaming services above offer free testing, let you cancel at any time and require a fixed internet connection. Looking for more information? Check out our massive streaming service guide.
Outbound Market Streaming
If you're an A-fan living outside the Bay Area, you can't look at the As at NBC Sports California. However, you can stream their games live with an MLB.TV subscription.
You have two options:
- Pay $ 119 per year (or $ 25 per month) to be able to see all out-of-market games live or on demand, and the domestic (home) team with a 90 -minute delay from the end of the game.
- Pay $ 92 a year to watch a single out-of-market team. In this case, A is no one else.
Both MLB.TV plans also include streams of home and radio stations. The radio broadcasts are not subject to the blackout rules, so you can listen to home games live.
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