Peacock Pitches 2023 ‘MLB Sunday Leadoff” Schedule
World Series Champion Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees slated to appear as part of 19-game slate debuting April 23
Peacock will step to the plate in 2023 with the second season of its Sunday morning MLB Sunday Leadoff baseball package beginning April 23.
The 19-game package launches with the National League Champion Philadelphia Phillies hosting the Colorado Rockies, said the streaming service. NBC Sports will offer pre- and post-game shows for each live Peacock game.
The MLB Sunday Leadoff package will feature six games starting at 11:30 am, 10 games at 12:05 pm and three games at 1:05, and will feature exclusive live MLB action until 1:35 pm each Sunday, according to the streaming service.
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Peacock in 2022 launched its inaugural 18-game baseball schedule, joining Apple TV Plus as streaming services offering a live package of Major League Baseball games.
“We’re excited to continue our partnership with Major League Baseball and build upon last season’s MLB Sunday Leadoff success,” NBC Sports President of Programming Rick Cordella said in a statement. “The exclusive presentation of MLB games in a unique Sunday morning time slot, which caters to baseball fans and families alike, continue to make Peacock the go-to streaming destination for sports fans.”
Peacock’s 2023 MLB Sunday Leadoff lineup of games is as follows:
|April 23||Colorado Rockies @ Philadelphia Phillies|
|April 30||Chicago Cubs @ Miami Marlins|
|May 7||Baltimore Orioles @ Atlanta Braves|
|May 14||Los Angeles Angels @ Cleveland Guardians|
|May 21||New York Yankees @ Cincinnati Reds|
|May 28||Los Angeles Dodgers @ Tampa Bay Rays|
|June 4||St. Louis Cardinals @ Pittsburgh Pirates|
|June 11||Arizona Diamondbacks @ Detroit Tigers|
|June 18||Baltimore Orioles @ Chicago Cubs|
|July 2||Minnesota Twins @ Baltimore Orioles|
|July 9||Texas Rangers @ Washington Nationals|
|July 16||San Francisco Giants @ Pittsburgh Pirates|
|July 23||San Diego Padres @ Detroit Tigers|
|July 30||Los Angeles Angels @ Toronto Blue Jays|
|August 6||Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland Guardians|
|August 13||Detroit Tigers @ Boston Red Sox|
|August 20||Seattle Mariners @ Houston Astros|
|August 27||Los Angeles Angels @ New York Mets|
|Sept. 3||Philadelphia Phillies @ Milwaukee Brewers|
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