How to Watch the Home Run Derby Online without Cable

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Watch Home Run Derby Online

Date/Time: July 10; 8 p.m. ET

Channel: ESPN

Live Stream: DIRECTV NOW (free 7-day trial)

International Live Stream: Click here for streaming options outside of the USA

The incredibly exciting event that is the MLB Home Run Derby is here once again. The event will take place on Monday, July 10th and will begin at 8:00 p.m. ET. It will take place down in Miami at Marlins Park with the rest of the MLB All Star festivities. If you don’t want to miss out, make sure you know how to watch the Home Run Derby online.

The Derby is broadcast by ESPN, which means you’ll have quite a few good options to watch it live streaming. Even without cable, there are services that let you stream ESPN and plenty of other channels. The below guide lays out all your options, so keep reading to learn more.


Watch the Home Run Derby Online on DIRECTV NOW

Watch Home Run Derby Online

DIRECTV NOW is a streaming service from AT&T that’ll offer a Home Run Derby live stream. ESPN is one of the around 60 channels you can stream in DIRECTV NOW’s starting package. The “Live a Little” starting package only costs $35 per month. It’s a great option to get a Home Run Derby stream.

The size and varied channel offerings make DIRECTV NOW a top option to replace your cable. You can take a look at the full DIRECTV NOW channels list to figure out all that you can watch on the service. You can cut the cord without missing all of your favorite programming. Also, if you watch to watch the Home Run Derby online free, you can start a 7-day free trial before the event.


Use Sling TV to Watch the Home Run Derby Online
Watch Home Run Derby Online

One of the starting packages on Sling TV, “Sling Orange,” will let you stream the Home Run Derby without cable. The package only costs $20 per month and offers about 30 channels to live stream. These include ESPN, ESPN2, TBS, TNT, AMC, CNN, and much more. You can watch all of these either on your phone, tablet, computer or even right on your TV with a streaming device.

If you have any questions on the service, you can get them answered in our Sling TV review. Also, if you’re thinking about sign up, check out the current deals from Sling TV for new subscribers. There’s also a great weeklong free trial, which you can also use to stream the Home Run Derby free.


PlayStation Also Lets you Watch the Home Run Derby Online
Watch Home Run Derby Online

Sony’s streaming service PlayStation Vue will be your last option to watch a Home Run Derby live stream. You can use the $29.99 per month starting package to get ESPN and a bunch more channels. There are around 50 in total including FS1, FS2, ESPN2, TBS, CNN, AMC, HGTV, and much more. PlayStation Vue is another great choice to fully replace a cable subscription.

Another great thing that comes with the starting package is a cloud DVR. You can watch the Home Run Derby online with the DVR, even if you can’t catch it live. There is a 28-day storage limit, so you can watch for about a month after. Learn more in our PlayStation Vue review or try it for yourself in the Vue’s 5-day free trial.


If you want to learn how to watch baseball all year, head over to our MLB streaming guide. We’ve also got a full guide for watching sports online that’ll give you even more information.

Matt Pelletier

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Matt Pelletier reports on the streaming industry as it relates to sports media, providing coverage on how to watch live sports without cable. Disclosure: Streaming Observer is supported by readers. Articles may contain referral links. For more information, see the disclosure at the bottom of the page.

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