Monday afternoon’s intracity interleague rivalry assembly between the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs can be broadcast on Facebook Live, as a part of a Cubs partnership with ABC 7 Chicago and Facebook Live.
For followers within the workforce’s residence tv territory, the sport is obtainable on the Chicago Cubs and ABC 7 Chicago Facebook pages as is Wednesday’s recreation between the identical two groups.
The partnership is a part of a pilot program presenting 4 video games on Facebook Live this season, in line with the Chicago Tribune.
Main League Baseball had beforehand introduced in Might that 20 Friday night time video games can be streamed nationally on Facebook Live.
“In all probability crucial single announcement [from the owners’ meetings] is we’ve executed an settlement with Facebook,” MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred stated on the time. “It’s actually necessary for us when it comes to experimenting with a brand new companion on this space. We’re actually enthusiastic about this.”
Any matchup between the North Aspect Cubs and South Aspect White Sox attracts further consideration, however these golf equipment made a uncommon commerce earlier this month, with the White Sox sending prime starter Jose Quintana to the Cubs for a blockbuster package deal of prospects. This recreation additionally marks the return of Cubs proper-handed pitcher Kyle Hendricks — final yr’s main league chief in ERA — after a prolonged absence with a hand damage.