MLS 2023 regular season schedule, opening start day, teams matches, stadiums, live stream

MLS 2023 regular season schedule, opening start day, teams matches, stadiums, live stream

Following an exciting World Baseball Classic filled with thrill and drama, the MLB is finally set to begin its 2023 season, check out a brief season preview, key dates, club-wise schedule, how to watch live, and more.

Just recently, the World Baseball Classic concluded with Team Japan winning a third title over the reigning 2017 champions, USA.

MLS 2023 regular season schedule, opening start day, teams matches, stadiums, live stream telecast

The Houston Astros are currently the defending World Series champions and will begin the new season looking for a third title and a fifth appearance in the Fall Classic.

Major League Baseball 2023 season preview

The Major League Baseball 2023 season will begin with its Opening Day on Thursday, March 30. As all the teams undergo preparations for the new season, the Astros suffered a setback after star infielder José Altuve got injured with a fractured thumb.

The incident happened while playing for his country Venezuela, in the WBC. Following the injury, Altuve will be out for the first two months of the season. Aside from Altuve several MLB stars out with injuries during either the WBC or MLB Spring Training. New York Mets closing pitcher Edwin Díaz suffered a right knee patellar tendon tear, while Rhys Hoskins, the Philadelphia Phillies first baseman suffered a left knee ACL tear.

Gavin Lux, the Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman also suffered a right knee ACL tear. All of these injuries are season-ending injuries ahead of Opening Day.

Meanwhile, fans can’t wait to see star players like Ohtani Shohei, Mike Trout, Aaron Judge, Vladimir Guerrero Jr, Juan Soto, Mookie Betts, Trea Turner, and Paul Goldschmidt all tear up their respective leagues.


Aside from star players and injuries, teams like the Boston Red Sox are looking to bounce back following a last-place finish last season. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees are looking for a first title since 2009. Another interesting take is the National League West Division race between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres.

MLB 2023 new format and rules

Interestingly, the new MLB 2023 season will feature a new format for the first time in MLB history. Following the new format, each of the 30 clubs will play against the 29 other teams throughout the season. In the previous seasons, each team played only selected opponents “inter-league”.

Moreover, the new season will also feature some new rules including a pitch clock timer. The pitch clock timer will enforce a limited and shorter amount of time for pitchers and batters between pitches. The MLB have added this new rule to shorten game durations.

Another new rule, is a ban on “shifting” infielders’ positioning to unorthodox positions. This rules requires all infielders to stick to the infield dirt and two on each side of second base. There will also be new and larger bases.

Major League Baseball 2023 key dates

Given below are the key dates for the new 2023 Major League Season:

Date Event
March 30 Opening Day
April 15 Jackie Robinson Day
April 29–30 Mexico City Series

San Francisco Giants @ San Diego Padres at Estadio Alfredo Harp Helú, Mexico City, Mexico

June 2 Lou Gehrig Day
June 24–25 London Series

Chicago Cubs @ St Louis Cardinals at London Stadium, London, England

July 9–11 2023 MLB First-Year Player Draft in Seattle, Washington
July 10 2023 MLB Home Run Derby at T-Mobile Park, Seattle, Washington
July 11 2023 MLB All-Star Game at T-Mobile Park, Seattle, Washington
August 20 Little League Classic

Philadelphia Phillies @ Washington Nationals at Muncy Bank Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field, Williamsport, Pennsylvania

September 15 Roberto Clemente Day
October 1 Last day of regular season
October 3


(not fixed)

Expected start of 2023 MLB postseason play

All MLB 2023 club-wise full schedules

Given below are the links to the full schedules for each of the clubs in the MLB 2023 season:

2023 MLB season how to watch all the games

Fans in the USA can watch the live TV broadcast of the 2023 MLB season through, a subscription service. The broadcaster will provide a broadcast of most games with feeds for both teams. Aside from that, each of the 30 teams will also have a regional TV broadcaster.

Given below is a list of the TV/streaming broadcasters in other countries outside the US:

Country/region TV/streaming broadcasters
Canada Sportsnet (English) and RDS / TVA (French)
United Kingdom BT Sport and BBC
Asia and mainland China Tencent
Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania ESPN International
India Star Sports
Japan NHK, TBS, and J Sports
Republic of Korea SPOTV
Latin America and the Caribbean FOX Sports International and ESPN International/ national or cable networks
Africa ESPN International
Europe BeIN Sports, DAZN, ESPN International/ national or cable networks across

ALSO READ: Return of the Legend chapter 88 release date, time, manga Reddit spoilers, where to read