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Top 10 Best MLB / Baseball Android Apps – 2021

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Baseball fans rejoice, as the new MLB season is here. MLB season 2021 is starting, and will end in October. So, there’s plenty of matches to look forward to. For that occasion, we’ve prepared a list of MLB / baseball related apps that we believe will interest you. Below, you’ll find a list of apps and games, five of each, that we consider to be amongst the best out there. We’ve tried to compile a diverse list, to keep things interesting.

The first five entries on this list are reserved for MLB apps for Android. The last five entries are reserved for games. Other than that, the apps / games are not listed in any specific order. Along with the apps themselves, and links to their download pages on the Play Store, you’ll find descriptions of every app, along with more information. Information such as the cost of in-app purchases, the required Android version, and more.

Top 10 Best MLB / Baseball Android Apps 2021

Below is a quick overview of the top 10 best MLB Android apps for 2021, including any download and in-app purchase costs.

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Download CostIn-app cost (per item)
MLB$0.99-$129.99
SofaScore$0.99-$2.99
YouTube TV
Yahoo Sports$5.99-$99.99
iScore$9.99-$19.99
MLB 9 Innings 21$0.99-$99.99
MLB Perfect Inning 2021$0.99-$99.99
MLB 9 Innings GM$0.99-$99.99
BASEBALL 9$1.99-$99.99
Blocky Baseball$0.99-$2.99

Top 10 Best MLB / Baseball Android Apps 2021 Downloads

Below is a little more information on each app, a suggestion for the type of user the app is best suited to, and a direct link for easy downloading.

All download links go to the app’s Google Play Store listing. Users are always recommended to download apps from Google Play or an authorized app store.

Best MLB Android App For Most Users

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MLB

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 5.0+

MLB, also known as MLB At Bat, is the official app for Major League Baseball. This app doesn’t have the best reviews in the Play Store, but it sure is a good application. If you’d like access to official information regarding MLB, this is not a bad choice at all. You’ll be able to see official news first, not to mention that the app looks really nice as well. Its UI design is clean and flat.

You’ll also be able to see live scores for all MLB games, along with statistics, and much more. Pitch-by-pitch features are also included, not to mention upcoming schedules, standings, and similar information. Do note that the app also offers subscription models. MLB Audio Yearly offer will set you back $19.99, while MLB Audio Monthly costs $$2.99. MLB TV subscribers do receive MLB Audio for free, though. So, you have options, even though the app itself is free to use.

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Best Android App For MLB Live Scores

SofaScore

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: Varies with device

SofaScore is one of the most popular, and also one of the best live score apps in the market. There is a good reason for that. This app offers tons of features when it comes to following your favorite sports teams. On top of that, it offers a ton of sports that you can do that for. So, no matter if you’re interested in soccer, basketball, or baseball, this app has you covered. MLB is also a focus of SofaScore, and it can not only deliver live scores, statistics, and everything related to that, but much more.

This application will throw some MLB news your way. The app’s design is spot on. It’s clean, flat, and easy to navigate as well. The app is constantly receiving updates, and is getting better and better with each of them. This app may be an overkill if you’d simply want to know a result of a particular game, but you won’t regret trying it out. Once you install it, as a sports fan, it’ll be difficult letting it go, considering how much information it shares.

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Best Android App For Watching MLB Matches

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YouTube TV

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: Varies with device

If you’re planning on watching MLB matches, YouTube TV is a great choice. Why? Well, YouTube actually worked out a deal with MLB, to offer MLB.TV on its platform. YouTube TV offered free Spring Training streaming, but in order to watch the MLB season, you’ll need to subscribe to MLB.TV. Do note that MLB.TV is not cheap, though, it’ll set you back $24.99 a month (after a 7-day trial), or $129.99 for the entire season.

Once you pay that, you can watch the matches via YouTube TV. For some of you, that may be more than worth it, if you’re a baseball fan. It’s hard to deny that MLB.TV is not cheap, though, YouTube TV does bring a ton of additional channels to the table, and is quite a versatile application in that regard. On top of that, it’s a really well-designed app, and is getting great support from Google.

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Best Android App For MLB News

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Yahoo Sports

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 6.0+

Yahoo Sports is an all-around great option for baseball fans. This app not only brings all the latest news that you may be interested in, but its Yahoo Fantasy Sports platform is also excellent. You can get MLB scores, news, schedule, rumors, injuries, match statistics, and various other information. Basically, if you’ll choose one MLB news app or an all-in-one app, you should consider this one.

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Now, when it comes to Yahoo Fantasy Sports. It’s a great platform for you to lead your MLB fantasy team. It’s extremely simple to use, and easily one of the best around, if not the best one. Dive into the fantasy sports world and lead your team to victory, as the MLB season progresses. Yahoo Sports is also one of the best-designed apps on this list, without a doubt, while it also supports push notifications.

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Best Android MLB Scorecard App

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iScore

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.0+

iScore is an excellent scorecard app that focuses solely on baseball. Well, baseball and softball, to be entirely accurate. By using this app, you can create rosters, leagues, score full games, share your lists, and so much more than that. iScore is an excellent choice for coaches, especially. Regular fans probably won’t use something like this, but if you’re really into baseball, you may consider it, as you can get extremely detailed here.

The app will generate over 500 stats automatically, for every player, after every game. Pitch Tracker feature is also included, and it can track every pitch location, type, and speed. It also includes a speckle chart. Batting Spray Chart is also included here, as is a detailed scorebook output. This app goes into incredible detail, and if you’re in need of something like that, go for it.

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Best MLB Android Game For Most Users

MLB 9 Innings 21

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.4+

MLB 9 Innings 21 is one of the best baseball games in the Play Store. This is MLBAM, MLBPA official licensed mobile Major League Baseball game, by the way. So, you’ll get all the correct names and everything here. The developer implemented approximately 2,000 MLB star players in full 3D graphics. On top of that, the stadiums of 30 teams have also been implemented, with belonging sound effects.

The game also offers approximately 600 different types of hitting and pitching forms for each player. It comes with a new League Master Mode. This is the highest difficulty League Mode, for those of you who are wondering. You’ll be able to get Vintage/Prime Cards if you win the league in this mode. The in-game UI is also quite great, it offers really good graphics and belonging physics.

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Best MLB Android Game For Graphics

MLB Perfect Inning 2021

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.4+

MLB Perfect Inning 2021 is an officially licensed game that comes from GAMEVIL. It has been renewed for a new season with a ton of new content on offer. It comes with an upgraded real-time player-vs-player mode. Matchmaking balance and rewards have been updated, while you can go head-to-head with players from around the globe. 2021 uniforms and rosters have also been updated, while there are 30 home stadiums available in the game.

The graphics in this game is excellent. You’ll get to look at highly-detailed faces and animations, partially thanks to the game’s engine. You can compare and trade players in this game, while the day/night cycle progresses with the innings. If you want a baseball simulation, while playing with licensed players, well, this is a great game for that. The game is free, but in-app purchases are included.

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Best MLB Team Management Android Game

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MLB 9 Innings GM

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.4+

MLB 9 Innings GM comes from the same developer as MLB 9 Innings 21. Unlike that game, this one is actually a management simulation game. So, if you prefer manager games over regular ones, this is the way to go. Just like its sibling, this game is licensed by MLBAM and MLBPA. 30 major league teams are included, along with retired legendary players that you can access.

Your job will be to build the winning team, and keep the momentum going. In this game, you can scout players, trade them, train your team, and so much more. You’ll be upgrading your favorite players here, and also be building strategy and tactic for each game. There are several game modes that you can access here, including the League/Ladder Mode, Tournament, and Club Match.

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Best Fast-Paced, Fun MLB Android Game

BASEBALL 9

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.2+

If you’re looking for a somewhat different baseball game, well, BASEBALL 9 is the way to go. Players in this game look cartoonish, but that’s what makes the game fun. This game still tries to be realistic, and it actually does a rather good job at combining all that. It’s a rather odd combination, but in the case of this game, it works. Do note that the app isn’t officially licensed, though, it’s more of a general baseball game than an MLB one.

The gameplay here is quite fast, and you can even play base running manually, if you want. You’ll get detailed player stats in this game, while you can rename, gear up, and customize your players as well. This game is meant to be played online, but there is also an offline mode that you can dive into. Recruiting players is also possible. This is a really fun game, with nice-looking graphics, and it’s definitely worth trying out.

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Best MLB Android Game For Retro Fans

Blocky Baseball

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.2+

If you love baseball, but don’t want to play a game that takes itself too seriously… Blocky Baseball will fit your needs. This game is really fun, and yet it’s quite simple. On top of everything, the graphics are… well, retro. The players are blocky, hence the name of the game. Basically anyone can play this game, as the controls are quite simple, and the game is quite colorful.

The game offers collectible characters, though you’ll need to progress in order to collect them, of course. There are a number of different fields that you can play on, not to mention that weather effects are included in the equation. This game includes some fun mechanics here, like paint bombs. Those you’ll want to avoid when hitting the ball, as they’re imagined as traps to get you to make a mistake while gaming. It’s difficult to explain this gameplay, you have to try the game for yourself.

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