Barstool Sports and Major League Baseball may soon be teaming up for some midweek games. Negotiations are underway for Barstool Sports to broadcast some MLB games with a new focus on in-game gambling.
While neither party will officially comment on the negotiations, a source says the odds are currently "50-50."
The MLB has TV deals with Fox, Turner, and ESPN. Their new contract with ESPN, however, has dropped non-exclusive Monday and Wednesday games, so the league is currently searching for a new buyer for those games.
YouTube and Peacock are also contenders as each has featured games on their platforms this season. But Barstool has a unique position in that it appeals to a younger audience.
Barstool recently announced that it would be the lead sponsor for the Arizona Bowl, but this is seemingly just the beginning...