Yahoo to Stream 180 Live Major League Baseball Games

Major League Baseball is offering baseball fans a chance to watch online for free a MLB game every day during the regular season as part of a streaming agreement with Yahoo.

The streaming service, which streamed several live MLB games last year, will stream a total of 180 games during the league's regular season that will feature at least one appearance by each of the league's 30 teams, according to Yahoo. Free access to the games will be blacked out in local markets.

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