MLB.com At Bat
- Last update: 10 months ago
- Version: 6.0.1
- Size: 38.29M
- Compatibility: 4.2 and up
- Author: MLB Advanced Media, L.P.
- Content rating: Rated for 3+
- Package name: com.bamnetworks.mobile.android.gameday.atbat
- Last update: 10 months ago
- Version: 10.0.1
- Size: 80.8 MB
- Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Author: MLB.com
- Content rating: Rated 4+
- Languages: English, Spanish
- In-App Purchases:
- At Bat Premium $2.99
- At Bat Premium Annual $19.99
- MLB.TV Premium Monthly $24.99
- At Bat $3.99
- Apple TV Monthly $24.99
- MLB.TV Offseason Package $24.99
- 2015 MLB.TV Premium Yearly $24.99
- MLB.TV Premium Monthly with Trial $24.99
If you are a big baseball fan, then you have to know about MLB.com At Bat. It is a complete league app with tons of information about games, news, stats, players and much more.
At Bat provides you with all necessary news and info about the biggest sport in America and covers you when you don’t have time to catch the big game. With MLB.com At Bat, you never miss anything.
If you’re a baseball fan, you have to follow the league and your favorite team. At Bat gives you a wealth of information available for free like live audio broadcasts or ability to watch a Game of the Week without having
a premium subscription. With the News and Video sections, you will be quickly notified about all the latest news of your favorite team and know what’s happening around the league. You can even select a particular time to get all the information and read articles right in the app with a high loading speed.
To check a list of today’s games, scores and innings just open the app, and its interface will have all of the updated information. You can tap on any live game and see its line score at the bottom, total runs, hits, scores by inning, errors, the current batter, pitcher, baserunners and their locations and ball-strike count. For the completed games there is such information as the winning and losing pitchers, and the pitcher who saved the game is available. For those games that haven’t begun yet you can check the team records and expected starters. If you have a favorite team, you can save it in the program’s settings, and it will always appear as marked at the top.
There is also an interesting section available in the app - Wallpapers. You can download there any official team’s wallpapers for your device or the official MLB logo. The quality will look great no matter what device you’re using. Downloading is quick and simple, just pick the desired wallpapers and set them as yours. However, you’re not allowed to load them into your phone’s gallery, but at least you can enjoy them every time you’re unlocking a screen.
A nice feature of the premium subscription is the live radio broadcasts of each game. You can listen to them from home or while you’re busy with something else and all of them are available in English or Spanish. There is also an option to look through videos of highlight plays as the game is in progress.
Like many other sports league apps, At Bat’s interface has several major sections what makes it simple to find the desired content. The first window that you see after opening the app is a Scoreboard where you can check all of the games that are scheduled for the day. In case there is a live game in progress, its score will be displayed as well as the number of runners on base and the inning being played. For already completed games you will see the final results. Also, for upcoming games, you will see the exact time when it is scheduled according to your local time zone, and if you tap on any game, it will take you to Gameday right in the app and give you a virtual view.
If you select your favorite team, you can monitor all the information about this team like what was the last game’s result and the schedule for the next few games via the default view of the app. When the game is in progress, you can check a score box with some updated info about the game. If you scroll your screen a little bit down, you can see top stories about this team, videos, tickets and such information as the roster, coaches, and transactions. The At Bat’s homepage has a huge amount of information and lets you know everything about your favorite team.
Using MLB At Bat is incredibly simple and enjoyable process. It always keeps you updated with all the necessary information wherever you go and makes you feel like a part of your favorite baseball team.
When you launch the app at first, you can select your favorite team, and this lets the app to give you more detailed information about that team as well as notifications around this team’s activities. These notifications include regular news, the games’ starts, scoring plays, video highlights and if you’re a premium subscriber then you can get game’s videos even after the game is completed.
Cross-platform use 5/5
The MLB.com At Bat app is available for Android, iOS devices, and many other platforms. You can even use it on several devices simultaneously if you’re subscribed to a premium account.
MLB.com At Bat is available for free, but it gives you way more options if you get a subscription for $2.99 per month. There is also a yearly recurring fee of $19.99 available and covers all the MLB games.
MLB.com At Bat app is an incredibly useful app for all the baseball fans because it keeps them updated with all the real-time scores, game schedules, breaking news, and current Major League Baseball standings. The news content is always interesting and informative, and you can even select to view news by a team. Dozens of articles are being posted each day, and all of them have beautifully illustrated thumbnail pictures. Moreover, the app automatically adjusts all of the games’ time according to your time zone including the games that haven’t started yet as well as dates for upcoming ones. So if you are a real baseball fan, you should go for the At Bat app.Collapse
MLB.com At Bat app might be incredibly attractive to all baseball fans because it has lots of features like the Gameday, video highlights, live radio broadcast and many others and always keeps you updated with all the game's information about your team.
Pros : real-time scores;
news feed with dozens of articles posted daily;
automatic adjusting for your time zone;
Cons : live video feature needs to be purchased;
a bit pricey;