Baseball Season Heats Up This Week On ESPN+


ESPN+ is keeping the content coming this week, with a slew of great sporting events taking place throughout the week from the MLB, MLS and other leagues. Wrapping up the week with UFC Fight Night on Saturday.

On Tuesday, the Houston Astros are traveling to Oakland to take on the Athletics live on ESPN+. Wednesday, you can watch the Kansas City Royals at the Chicago White Sox, with the White Sox then traveling to Detroit to start a weekend series with the Tigers on Thursday.

ESPN also has new episodes of Detail: from the Mind of Kobe Bryant debuting this week. Including an episode talking about Kawhi Leonard in the playoffs with the Toronto Raptors – after the Spurs traded him last off-season.


This weekend, things really heat up with a new UFC Fight Night live and exclusively on ESPN+. This Fight Night on Saturday, is headlined by Alistair Overeem vs Aleksei Oleinik. The Under Card starts at 10AM EST, with the Main Card at 1PM EST and the Post Show starting at 4PM EST on Saturday. All of this will only be available on ESPN+.

ESPN+ also has some Top Rank Boxing action taking place this weekend, so if you're a boxing fan, you're still covered.

This streaming service has done pretty well for ESPN+ already, adding a ton of new subscribers, mostly thanks to its investment in UFC. And it is still expecting to bring a ton of new content throughout the rest of 2019. Some of the upcoming programs that will be coming in the next month include Season 2 of Draft Academy, getting everyone ready for the NFL Draft. With Episode 7 and 8 airing on April 25 and May 2, respectively.


A new episode of NBA Year One will premiere on April 24, and the Quest for the Cup Season 2 will Premiere on May 3. The next UFC PPV, which is UFC 237, is taking place on May 11 with Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade as the main event.

ESPN+ is a streaming service that is separate from regular ESPN that you might find included with the likes of YouTube TV and such. It's seen as a compliment to its other content, and for $4.99 per month, that is definitely exactly what it is. For just $5 per month, you're getting a ton of added sports coverage, in all sorts of leagues. From baseball, to hockey, to basketball and even MMA.

The streaming service is available on most major platforms. That includes Android, Google Chromecast, Android TV, iOS, Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV & Tablets, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, to name a few. You can also watch ESPN+ on your laptop through the browser. So you won't ever need to worry about missing a big game.


If you haven't already signed up for ESPN+, you can still sign up today and get a free trial. The free trial lasts for about seven days, after that, you can decide whether you want to keep service or not. If you do want to cancel, you need to do so before the trial is over, otherwise you'll be paying $5 for your first month.

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