Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks: How to watch on Facebook
The Colorado Rockies will face the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field for the last time in the 2018 regular season on Thursday afternoon at 1:10 p.m. (Mountain time). The game will be broadcast exclusively on Facebook Watch.
So what does this mean for fans who want to watch the game? It means you will have to get on Facebook to see if the Colorado Rockies can maintain their lead over the Diamondbacks in the race for the National League West crown.
As part of an agreement between Facebook and Major League Baseball, it was decided that one MLB game each week would be shown exclusively on Facebook. Weekday games are chosen that start before 4:10 p.m. (Eastern time) in order for a global audience to be reached through the social media giant. This week, it’s the Rockies and Diamondbacks that will be featured.
These games are not available on any other television platform except for Facebook Watch or platforms such as MLB.tv or MLB Live. There are also no blackout restrictions for fans of either team. The games will be available globally, except to fans in Australia, Alto Adige, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Japan, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Zealand, Palau, Samoa, South Korea, Tahiti, Taiwan Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Western Samoa, .
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To watch the game on Facebook, go to www.Facebook.com and search for MLB Live. You can follow the MLB Live page to receive updates on the game.
One of the biggest complaints from users who have watched past games on Facebook has been the amount of comments from other users that keep flooding the screen. You can avoid watching comments scroll by simply by hovering over the live video then clicking on the quiet mode button.
For more tips, tricks and information on how to watch the game on Facebook, please click here.
On Thursday, Colorado’s Kyle Freeland (14-7, 2.91 ERA) will oppose Arizona’s Clay Buchholz (7-2, 2.01 ERA) in the final game of Colorado’s 10-game homestand.