Watch the Chicago White Sox Online: 2016 Live Stream Guide

watch the Chicago White Sox online

The Chicago White Sox are one of the oldest and storied baseball teams in the majors. Their fan base is incredibly dedicated and never gives up on their team. The White Sox have had a difficult couple of seasons, but no matter what their record all Sox fans are always convinced this will be the year. Want to watch the Chicago White Sox online? Keep reading for more!

More and more people want to watch the White Sox online. Whether it is because they have cut cable or they just don’t live in the White Sox’s broadcast area. Thankfully, there are now several options to catch a White Sox live stream all season long. Below we break out all of your options, so read on to find out which will work best for you.

Watch The Chicago White Sox Online by Subscribing to Sling TV

Sling TV

Sling TV, from Dish Network, is a leading cable alternative and super easy way to watch the White Sox online during the 2016 season. There are several options out there, but Sling TV offers the full package for cable cutters and we think it’s the best way to watch a White Sox live stream.

Sling TV (review) costs $20 per month for basic package and has no contract. There are more than 20 channels included, like TNT, TBS, ESPN, ESPN2, Food Network, AMC, CNN, and A&E. TBS and ESPN will be your ways to watch a Chicago White Sox live stream.

ESPN has rights to air up to 90 MLB games each year. These are made up of Monday, Wednesday, and Sunday Night baseball games as well as a Wild Card game at the end of the year. TBS airs games within the last thirteen weeks of the year and several playoff series including as well as a healthy chunk a League Championship series, two Divisional series, and one Wild Card game. If you’re interested, you can try Sling TV out for free right now with the 7-day free trial.

Sling TV’s live streams are accessible on nearly all popular devices including tablets, phones, and connected devices like Roku or Chromecast to watch on your TV. In fact, if you sing up for 3-months of the basic package you can get a FREE Roku 2 (retails at $70) or 50% off a Roku 3. Either is a great deal, but the Roku 2 basically gets you $10 off the device and Sling TV on top!

T-Mobile customers also have a deal offered for Sling TV. All T-Mobile customers can get 30% off Sling TV, so now it would be $14 per month for up to one year. Plus, any Sling TV streams watched on mobile devices does not go hit your data plan if you have the T-Mobile Binge On plan. You can find out more about the T-Mobile deal and start a free 7-day trial here.

PlayStation Vue- Another Cable Alternative to Watch the White Sox Online

Playstation Vue

Sony’s PlayStation Vue was launched in 2015 to compete as a leading cable alternative. It will also be another way to pick up a White Sox live stream the entire season. The initial package, Access Slim, costs $29.99 and features more than 50 cable channels streaming. ESPN, TBS, and FOX regional channels in some areas are the ways you watch the Chicago White Sox online.

Other channels featured in the package are TBS, ESPN2, CNN, USA, FS1, and many others. In some areas you can watch local channels like FOX, CBS, and ABC live, but this offering is pretty limited. In the other areas, you can watch these channels on-demand normally a day after content airs.

PlayStation Vue can be watched with PlayStation Consoles, iOS devices, Amazon Fire TV, or Chromecast. Compared to Sling TV, the biggest difference is the price and that you can only watch PlayStation Vue outside your house on the iOS devices and many channels are not available unless you are in your house. It is still a great service to watch the White Sox online and you can learn more in our review here.

Watch the Chicago White Sox Online on MLB.TV


Another option to watch the White Sox online is through Major League Baseball’s official streaming service, MLB.TV. There are some limitations due to blackouts on MLB.TV. Basically, you cannot watch any games that are broadcast in your regional area, so if you live near Chicago you cannot watch a White Sox live stream with MLB.TV.

But, for $109.99 you can watch every game that is not broadcast in your network throughout the entire season from all 30 MLB teams. Another option is for $84.99 you can select just one team, so if you are interested In watching a Chicago White Sox live stream and are not in the Chicago area you could sign up for this option. If you want to learn more check out our detailed review on MLB.TV.

Watch MLB Games on FOX with An Antenna

antenna DVR combo

An antenna, like the Mohu Leaf 50, can receive the over-the-air networks from stations like CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX. So, you can hook one of these up to your TV and watch any White Sox games live if they are on FOX. In addition, you can even connect a DVR that can record over-the-air, like the Tablo, to your antenna setup and get all the traditional DVR features (record, rewind, pause, etc..) without cable. Plus, the Tablo hooks up to the internet, so you can actually watch a White Sox live stream with this setup on your computer, phone, or laptop. Or, you can record the game and watch the Chicago White Sox online later on at your convenience.

Learn even more about watching baseball online in our full guide here and find out all of the different sports you can watch without cable here.