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ANSWERED: What is MLB EXTRA INNINGS and how to get it on Xfinity?

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Catch out-of-market games with MLB EXTRA INNINGS. Get live scores and advanced stats right on your TV with Xfinity X1 along with access toMLB.TVto stream every out-of-market game live or On Demand on your favorite devices.

What You'll Need

You'll need the following to purchase MLB EXTRA INNINGS:
  • A minimum Xfinity TV service of Limited Basic.
  • An eligible Xfinity X1 TV Box (RNG150 TV Boxes aren’t eligible).
  • HD Service.

Xfinity Flex Note:The MLB EXTRA INNINGS package isn’t available to our Xfinity Flex customers. If you have Flex, you’ll need to start a new subscription directly with MLB.TV (not billed by Xfinity and using a username and password separate from your Xfinity ID and password). Learn more about theMLB app on Xfinity Flex.

How To Get It

If you have Xfinity X1, you can order by saying “MLB EXTRA INNINGS” into your Xfinity Voice Remote, online us to catch out-of-market games. If you have Xfinity Flex, you'll need to order

Restrictions apply. Not available in all areas. Requires subscription to Limited Basic TV service (or above), HD Technology Fee, and X1 IP enabled TV Box. If you wish to cancel your subscription, you may call Comcast at 1-800-Xfinity up to 30 days of when you were first charged and we will refund the monthly recurring fee. MLB EXTRA INNINGS cannot be canceled or pro-rated after 30 days of when you were first charged. Installment payment option not available in all areas. Equipment, installation, taxes and fees extra, and subject to change. May not be combined with other offers for MLB EXTRA INNINGS. Blackout restrictions apply. Pricing subject to change. Comcast © 2023 Major League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are used with permission of the applicable MLB entities.

How To Watch

The easiest way to watch the games is to say “MLB EXTRA INNINGS” into your Xfinity Voice Remote. Then choose theClick to Subscribetile and follow the on-screen instructions.


  1. SelectMLB EXTRA INNINGSfrom the X1 guide. This launches the MLB EXTRA INNINGS Collection page with MLB team logos organized by league. Select any logo to watch the associated game.
    • Note:Not subscribed to MLB EXTRA INNINGS? A message appears about how to subscribe.
  2. The MLB EXTRA INNINGS HD live game will appear on your TV.
    • Note:The game announcers are based on the team selected.Example:The Boston Red Sox are playing the New York Yankees. If you select the Boston Red Sox logo tile, the game will feature Red Sox announcers. If you select the New York Yankees logo tile, the game will feature Yankees announcers.


  1. MLB EXTRA INNINGS​ Collection Page:Say “MLB EXTRA INNINGS” into your Voice Remote or text search "MLB EXTRA INNINGS" by pressing the Xfinity button on your remote and selectingSearchto access the MLB EXTRA INNINGS Collection page, which displays MLB team logos organized by league. Select any logo to watch the associated game.
  2. MLB EXTRA INNINGSTeam Page:Search for a specific team and choose the MLB EXTRA INNINGS tile on theTeampage to watch live games.


On the Xfinity Stream portal and app, channels include team logos and appear between the regular grid guide and the network websites and apps channels. Each team has their own channel. Note that you need to be connected to your in-home WiFi to watch through Xfinity Stream.


Do I need to pay extra to access MLB.TV?
No, MLB.TV is included with your subscription of MLB EXTRA INNINGS.

Note:MLB EXTRA INNINGS isn’t available with Xfinity Flex. However, our Flex customers have access to the MLB app. Learn more about theMLB app on Xfinity Flex.

How do I access MLB.TV?
If you have an MLB EXTRA INNINGS subscription, follow these steps to activate your MLB.TV account:

  1. Go
  2. Select Xfinity as your provider.
  3. Sign in using your Xfinity ID and password.
  4. Create a new account or sign in with your existing account to link your Xfinity ID and password with MLB.TV.

Start enjoying MLB EXTRA INNINGS and MLB.TV.

You only need to activate your subscription once during the season. However, you may need to sign in with your account on each new device.

What devices are supported by MLB.TV?
MLB.TV is available online atMLB.TV, on mobile devices (iOS, Android) and connected TV devices (Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, etc.). TheMLB app is also available on Xfinity Flex streaming TV Boxes.

Note:The MLB app isn’t available on Xfinity X1. For a full list of supported devices, visitMLB.TV’s device listing.

What are the system, operating and device requirements for MLB.TV?
We recommend visitingMLB.TV’s help centerfor the most up-to-date information on system, operating and device requirements.

What if I have technical issues with MLB.TV?
We recommend visitingMLB.TV’s help centerfor issues with the MLB.TV platforms.

Watch the MLB App on Xfinity Flex

MLB lets you stream every team's out-of-market games, live or On Demand. Now you can watch on Xfinity Flex!

To use the MLB app with Xfinity, you'll need an Xi6 or XiOne streaming TV Box with Xfinity Flex service. Sign-in is required with an MLB free account or premium membership.

Access the MLB App on Your Xfinity Flex Streaming TV Box

The easiest way to get to the MLB app is by saying “MLB app” into your Xfinity Voice Remote.

You can also find the MLB app by:
  1. Selecting Apps from the Home screen.
  2. Going to MLB under Sports.

Note: You’ll need to have either a free or premium MLB membership to watch content.

Signing In to Your MLB Account

  1. The first time you access the MLB app on your Xfinity Flex streaming TV Box, you’ll need to sign in with your MLB email address and password that you created when you signed up for a free account or premium membership. Using your remote's keypad, enter your information, select Log In and press OK on your remote.

    Note: If you don't have an MLB account, you can create one at
    Screenshot of the login page for MLB.TV.

  2. Once you're logged in, select Get Started and press OK on your remote.
    Screenshot of the Successful Log In confirmation screen.

  3. If you have a new account, you may be asked to pick a FAVORITE TEAM. This sets up your Home view.

Exiting the MLB App

To exit the MLB app, press the Exit or back arrow button on your remote.

Note: You'll see an “Are you sure you want to exit the app?” message. Choose Yes to exit.


How much does the MLB app cost?
Aside from the prices for your Xfinity services, there are no additional charges from Xfinity for accessing the MLB app on Xfinity Flex. However, you’ll need to have a free account or premium membership with MLB to watch content.

Note: MLB usage counts toward your monthly Internet data usage.

Do I need to register or sign-in to use MLB?
Yes. You’ll need to register at and sign in to the app on Flex to start watching content.

Can I sign up for an MLB membership through Xfinity?
No. You’ll need to go to to sign up for a free account or to purchase a premium membership.

Will watching content through the MLB app count towards my monthly data usage?
Yes. The app is delivered over your Xfinity Internet service to your streaming TV Box. Therefore, the channel is subject to the rules, terms and conditions that govern Xfinity Internet service, including any data usage plans that may apply.

Learn more about Internet data and see Flex FAQs.

Why can’t I access the MLB app on my Flex streaming TV Box?
The MLB app isn't available on Flex Xi5 streaming TV Boxes. Please contact us to upgrade your device.

Is content on the MLB app available in 4K or HD?
No. MLB app content isn’t available in 4K or in HD at this time.

What if I have questions or issues with the MLB app?
For technical issues with the app on Xfinity Flex, please contact us. For questions about programming or your MLB membership, go to the MLB Help Center.

Will the MLB app be available on X1?
Not at this time. MLB EXTRA INNINGS is available to Xfinity X1 customers by saying “MLB Extra Innings” into your Xfinity Voice Remote.
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