How to Stream MLB Games on Chromecast: The Complete Guide

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Watching MLB on the big screen is an essential part of the baseball experience. With Chromecast, streaming games from your phone or computer to your TV is easier than ever.

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know to watch MLB using Chromecast and Google Cast technology.

Overview of Streaming MLB with Chromecast

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Chromecast is a small device that plugs into your TV’s HDMI port. It allows you to cast video, music and more from phone, tablet or laptop directly to the TV.

Key benefits:

  • Cast MLB app or web videos from Android/iOS devices
  • Stream computer browser tabs through Google Cast
  • Works with 1000+ apps including MLB, YouTube TV, Hulu, Sling TV
  • Small, affordable ($35) device connects via WiFi

We’ll walk through streaming options for both mobile and desktop to help you catch every pitch on the big screen.

Stream Using the MLB App

The official MLB app for Android and iOS offers the best mobile experience for watching games through Chromecast.

Supported Devices

The MLB app with Chromecast support works on:

  • Android phones/tablets (Android 8+)
  • iPhones/iPads (iOS 12.0+)

Make sure you have the latest app version installed for full functionality.

How to Cast MLB from Android or iOS App

Casting MLB games from your phone/tablet only takes a few simple steps:

  1. Connect phone and Chromecast to same WiFi network
  2. Open MLB app and log in to your MLB.TV account
  3. Tap the Cast icon in top right and select your Chromecast device
  4. Select the game or video and stream to your TV
Mlb At Bat App Casting Icon

That’s all there is to it! You can now enjoy MLB action from your mobile device on the big screen.

Pro Tip: Make sure your mobile device and Chromecast stay on the same WiFi network. If signals drop, you may get playback issues.

Cast MLB Website from Computer Browser

Don’t have a fancy new phone? No worries! You can also cast MLB.TV from a desktop web browser to your Chromecast.

This leverages Chromecast’s Google Cast technology to mirror browser tabs. There are a few different methods depending on which browser you use.

That’s all there is to it! You can now enjoy MLB action from your mobile device on the big screen.

Pro Tip: Check if you need a MLB TV VPN if blackout restrictions disrupt your streaming.

Stream MLB from Chrome Browser

Google Chrome makes desktop streaming easy thanks to built-in casting integration:

  1. Install Google Chrome browser if not already
  2. Visit MLB.TV website and log into your account
  3. Click the 3-dot menu > Cast > choose your Chromecast device
  4. Select the “Cast tab” option from dropdown
  5. Voila! Enjoy the games
Chrome Browser Cast

Note: You may need to pick your specific Chromecast for full tab casting if you have more than one.

Casting from Edge, Firefox or Safari

Other popular browsers also enable tab casting but the menus differ slightly:

Microsoft Edge

  1. Open Edge browser
  2. Go to MLB.TV and log in
  3. Click the … menu > More Tools > Cast media to device
  4. Pick Chromecast > Cast tab
Microsoft Edge Cast

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Install Google Cast extension
  2. Go to MLB.TV and click Cast icon
  3. Choose Chromecast device
Mozilla Firefox Cast

Apple Safari

  1. Enable AirPlay from Safari menu bar
  2. Select your Chromecast to begin streaming
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Now you know how to watch baseball games directly from the MLB website using Chromecast.

Tips for Smooth Streaming

While getting set up is straightforward, you may occasionally run into playback issues even with a compatible device.

Here are some troubleshooting tips to avoid problems:

  • Restart router/modem if Internet connection drops
  • Update browsers/apps if casting stops mid-stream
  • Enable location services on mobile for blackout restrictions
  • Re-link MLB account if subscription stops working
  • Switch between WiFi and cellular data if one has issues
  • Adjust router channel if interfering with Chromecast signal
  • Contact MLB.tv support for live game streaming issues

As long as your Chromecast, device and Internet are working properly, MLBTV offers a seamless viewing experience rivaling cable.

Enjoy MLB Action on the Big Screen

Baseball season offers nonstop entertainment for diehard fans. Following this guide, you can easily cast games from compatible devices through Chromecast to maximize enjoyment.

Connecting your streaming setup is quick and painless. The hardest part is choosing what to watch with up to 15 games daily during peak season.

So what are you waiting for? Hook up a Chromecast and start streaming MLB action on your LG Smart TV today!

Have questions about casting MLB games? Ask us in the comments below.