The MLB 2020 season is officially here. While many things about this season are different that previous ones, one thing that has not changed is blackouts unfortunately. Even though you are unable to go to the stadium and watch, that doesn't mean it's easier to watch the game from home. Luckily, you can use a VPN to bypass the annoying MLB blackouts, and we are here to walk you through the process.

Luckily, using one of the best VPN services makes the whole experience pretty easy, and some of the services will even automatically pick the best server for you to use to avoid the blackouts. We recommend ExpressVPN for a number of reasons. It combines speed, ease of use, customer service, and more into a single affordable monthly payment. Signing up takes a minute, and using our link can even score you an extra three months for free. Here's what you need to know.

  1. Head to ExpressVPN's site and click the Get ExpressVPN button Expressvpn Site Home Page
  2. Sign up for a plan. We recommend the 12 month option to maximize your savings. Expressvpn Pricing
  3. Download the ExpressVPN app for your platform of choice (Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android)
  4. Log in to your account and activate the app
  5. Connect to a server that is based in a different location than where you are right now ExpressVPN Server Locations
  6. Stream the MLB game of your choice

Most of the times the blackout restrictions are only local to where you are. Picking a server that's based a few states away should get you access to the game, though you may need to play around with the servers to gain the access.

ExpressVPN can be used with a ton of services while streaming sports, including ESPN, Fubo, Sling, DAZN, and more. It doesn't take long to get things set up, and should you run into any problems you can contact ExpressVPN's support team at any time. The company has staff available 24/7 to help keep things running smooth for you.


This is our top pick for anyone looking to get started with a VPN. It offers a great mix of speed, reliability, outstanding customer service, and affordability. There is a 30-day money-back guarantee, so give it a shot today.

From $6.67 per month at ExpressVPN

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