Peacock Pitches 2023 ‘MLB Sunday Leadoff” Schedule

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Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees will appear on Peacock May 21. (Image credit: ESPN)

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:

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Peacock’s 2023 MLB Sunday Leadoff Schedule
April 23Colorado Rockies @ Philadelphia Phillies
April 30Chicago Cubs @ Miami Marlins
May 7Baltimore Orioles @ Atlanta Braves
May 14Los Angeles Angels @ Cleveland Guardians
May 21New York Yankees @ Cincinnati Reds
May 28Los Angeles Dodgers @ Tampa Bay Rays
June 4St. Louis Cardinals @ Pittsburgh Pirates
June 11 Arizona Diamondbacks @ Detroit Tigers
June 18Baltimore Orioles @ Chicago Cubs
July 2Minnesota Twins @ Baltimore Orioles
July 9 Texas Rangers @ Washington Nationals
July 16San Francisco Giants @ Pittsburgh Pirates
July 23San Diego Padres @ Detroit Tigers
July 30Los Angeles Angels @ Toronto Blue Jays
August 6Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland Guardians
August 13Detroit Tigers @ Boston Red Sox
August 20Seattle Mariners @ Houston Astros
August 27 Los Angeles Angels @ New York Mets
Sept. 3Philadelphia Phillies @ Milwaukee Brewers
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