MLB celebrates opening day on Twitch with “Major Fest”

Major League Baseball today announced details of major partya one-of-a-kind event for fans to celebrate Opening Day and experience the joy of baseball’s return together, on any device, anywhere.

eSports broadcaster Jeff Eisenband will host the six-hour stream on MLB’s Twitch channel beginning at 12:45 p.m. ET on Opening Day Presented by Chevrolet – Thursday, April 1. Dozens of special guests will join the stream throughout the day to discuss the league’s best players, who has the best style, video games, background music, fashion, stadium food and dining from opening day, tailgating and their favorite elements of the national pastime. Fans viewing the Major Fest stream will have access to custom MLB and MLB Player emotes, as well as hashtag triggers and polls.

Opening Day matches won’t be streamed live on Twitch, but Major Fest is instead intended to supplement the league’s national and regional broadcasts. With all 30 MLB clubs scheduled to play on Opening Day, the hosts will show alternate camera angles, showcase behind-the-scenes moments, deliver game updates and react to the biggest highlights throughout the stream. the day.

Special features to stream throughout the Major Fest stream

Special guests joining the Major Fest stream

Neal T. Doss