TVNewser Show TVNewser TVSpy SocialTimes AllFacebook GalleyCat PRNewser AgencySpy FishbowlNY FishbowlDC MediaJobsDaily UnBeige 10,000 Words

Major League Baseball streaming live Yankees/Nationals game on Twitter

Twitter has already played home to some original series, but this afternoon the social network will be adding another first: the first live baseball game streamed through the service. Starting at 2 PM ET, MLB will be streaming the New York Yankees/Washington Nationals game.

You could watch it through your MLB At Bat smartphone app, or through MLB.com, but why would you do that when you can watch it right through Twitter? A one-stop shop for watching the game and following the discussion about the game.

As Twitter gets more and more entrenched in the television world, it is worth taking note of these experiments. MLB may be using it as a way to show off their MLB.tv service, but it is also a proof of concept. If baseball can stream live through Twitter, then in theory other live events can too.

Mediabistro Event

TVNewser Show Coming to NYC on April 29!

TVNewser ShowThe TVNewser Show Seminar & Media Job Fair will explore the way TV business and technologies are changing through informative panels and discussions with industry experts. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with other like-minded professionals at the event's exclusive media job fair. Register before midnight on April 28 to save on on-site pricing!