NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- MLB.com, the official Web site of Major League Baseball, announced today that the eighth season of MLB.TV, one of the largest subscription video offerings on the Internet, is now available at http://www.MLB.tv with portability for the upcoming 2010 season.
In addition to the PC-based accessibility more than two million subscribers have enjoyed over the past seven seasons, fans for the first time will be able to take a complete season of 2,430 games on MLB.TV wherever they go through a variety of interactive media platforms, including the newly unveiled Apple iPad and the MLB.com At Bat 2010 app for iPhone and iPod touch mobile devices. Additional platform offerings for live streaming are expected to be announced and available to subscribers for Opening Day.
The 2010 MLB.TV media player will deliver a fleet of enhancements in a convenient, cutting-edge Adobe Flash format, offering an unparalleled live viewing experience for every out-of-market regular season game.
In addition to portability, some of the features available in 2010 MLB.TV include:
- HD Quality Picture – MLB.com's proprietary speed detection allows high-speed users to receive live high definition video at the industry standard of 720p on any size monitor.
- Home and Away Feeds – Watch or listen to either the home or away teams' broadcasts.
- Live Game DVR Functionality – Pause and rewind or fast-forward live games.
- Clickable Linescores – Go directly to any half-inning to watch only that portion of the game.
- Multi-Game Viewing Options – Watch up to four games simultaneously.
- Picture-in-Picture – Choose one game and track another or watch in-game highlights simultaneously in a secondary window.
- Live Game Highlights – Real-time highlights and player stats automatically load into the media player. With one click, the clip instantly launches in a picture-in-picture window.
- Player Tracker – Customize alerts to feature entire fantasy rosters or just a list of favorite players. Subscribers will be notified any time a listed player is on deck. Click the real-time alert to watch live at-bat look-ins.
- Spring Training – Watch more than 150 live games from Florida and Arizona as teams prepare for the 2010 season.