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How to watch Diamondbacks baseball in 2019 without cable

From streaming Fox Sports Arizona in the desert to watching MLB.TV out of market, cord-cutting Arizona Diamondbacks fans have many options for following their club this season.

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The emergence of Ketel Marte could help the Arizona Diamondbacks contend for a postseason birth in 2019.

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The Arizona Diamondbacks have been mired in mediocrity recently. They have finished neither first nor last in the NL West the last four years, ending the season in second, third or fourth in their division. The club faces an uphill battle to take down the free-spending Dodgers this year, but the D-backs could linger around .500 long enough to make a run at the Wild Card with Zack Greinke and Robbie Ray at the top of their rotation and Eduardo Escobar, Ketel Marte and David Peralta pacing the offense.

Diamondbacks fans who also happen to be cable TV cord cutters have a number of ways to watch the Snakes whether you live in Arizona or are an out-of-market follower of the club.

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Stream the Diamondbacks live in Arizona

In 2019, Diamondbacks games will be shown on Fox Sports Arizona in the Arizona market. All of the major live TV streaming services, starting with Sling TV for just $25 per month, offer Fox Sports Arizona.

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Sling TV

Fox Sports Arizona is included in Sling TV's $25-a-month Blue package. (The plan is currently discounted to $15 a month for the first three months, which will get you into the pennant race toward the end of the regular season.) You can check to see if you live in the right market for Fox Sports Arizona here. For national broadcasts, Sling TV's Orange plan includes ESPN and ESPN2, and the Blue plan includes Fox and FS1. Both plans offer TBS. The MLB Network is available as part of the Sports Extra add-on, which costs $5 a month for Sling Orange customers or $10 a month for Sling Blue customers.

Hulu with Live TV

Hulu with Live TV costs $45 a month and includes Fox Sports Arizona. Click the "View 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 with Live TV offers ESPN, ESPN2, Fox, FS1 and TBS but not MLB Network. 

YouTube TV

YouTube TV costs $50 a month and includes Fox Sports Arizona. It also includes the channels that carry national baseball broadcasts: ESPN, ESPN2, Fox, FS1, MLB Network and TBS. Plug in your ZIP code on its welcome page to see if Fox Sports Arizona is available in your area.

PlayStation Vue

PlayStation Vue's $50-a-month Core plan includes Fox Sports Arizona. The Core plan also includes ESPN, ESPN2, Fox, FS1  MLB Network and TBS for national broadcasts. You can see if Fox Sports Arizona is available in your area here.

FuboTV

FuboTV costs $55 per month and includes Fox Sports Arizona. Click here for a list of the regional sports networks that FuboTV carries. It also offers Fox, FS1 and TBS for national broadcasts, but not ESPN, ESPN2 or MLB Network.

DirecTV Now

DirecTV Now's $70-a-month Max package includes Fox Sports Arizona. It also includes ESPN, ESPN2, Fox, FS1 and TBS for national broadcasts but not the MLB Network. You can use its channel lookup tool to see if Fox Sports Arizona is available where you live.

All of the on live TV streaming services above offer free trials, allow you to cancel anytime and require a solid Internet connection. Looking for more information? Check out our massive streaming services guide.

Out-of-market Diamondbacks streaming

If you are a Diamondbacks fan living outside of Arizona, you can't watch the D-backs on Fox Sports Arizona. You can, however, stream their games live with an MLB.TV subscription.

You've got two options:

  • Pay $119 a year (or $25 a month) to be able to watch every out-of-market game live or on-demand, and the in-market (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, the D-backs and nobody else.

Both MLB.TV plans also include streams of home and away radio broadcasts. The radio broadcasts aren't subject to the blackout rule, so you can listen to home team games live.

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