In addition, YouTube TV will have a presence during the first pitches of games broadcast on its Major League Baseball properties, and the service will incorporate players in a variety of promotional campaigns.
It's the first time a major USA sports league has given Facebook exclusivity.
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In addition, Major League Baseball has set up the production and distribution of specially curated content in addition to each live game broadcast, including on-demand highlight packages for every regular season game as well as club-specific weekly recap packages for all 30 Major League Baseball teams. Financial terms were not released.
As fans increasingly watch games online, social media companies have increased their focus on signing live-streaming sports deals. In addition to its previous Major League Baseball deal, the social network has also struck deals to stream Mexican soccer and college basketball.
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Economists had been expecting non-farm payroll growth of 200,000 and the unemployment rate to decline one-10th of a percent to 4%. Jobs grew 175,000 in December, 239,000 in January and 313,000 in February demonstrating a healthy and growing economy.
The games that will be broadcast on Facebook will all be afternoon games, primarily on Wednesdays. These will be available on Facebook Watch in the US and around the world. The streamed matchups can be watched on mobile devices including smartphones and tablets, computers, as well as connected devices and smart TVs.
The MLB Network is handling the games' production and will debut a new graphics package "designed for intuitively watching, sharing and interacting on Facebook". Amazon paid $50 million last season to broadcast 11 games from the NFL's "Thursday Night Football" series. "Community and conversation are central to both baseball and Facebook, and MLB Network's innovative broadcasts will bring these interactive and social elements of the game to life to fans around the world in new ways on our platform". The integrated marketing campaign's success throughout October 2017 led YouTube and Major League Baseball to extend and broaden the World Series partnership for an additional two years.
Curry (ankle) out at least two games
Bell will be re-evaluated by team doctors Tuesday, sidelining him for Friday's game in Portland and Sunday's game in Minnesota. Curry entered Friday's contest averaging 26.8 points, 6.3 assists and 5.2 rebounds in 49 games played for the 50-14 Warriors.