Has MLB Risen in Popularity This Season?

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SI's Madelyn Burke and Jimmy Traina discuss the record-high viewership MLB is seeing through its MLB.TV streaming service to start the 2021 season. Live games on MLB.TV had more than 1.3 billion minutes of streams from Opening Day through April 18. That’s a 12% increase compared with the first 18 days of 2020 and up 43% compared with the same time frame for 2019.