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MLB Extra innings 2012

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by la24philly, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. DodgerKing

    DodgerKing Hall Of Fame

    Apr 28, 2008
    Agree with everything you wrote.

    I was an EI sub for years and decided to do MLB.TV last year. I was so impressed I renewed it for this year and will never go back to EI unless they take about 50% off the price.

    I too watch it through my PS3. The only downside is the fact that it is more difficult to flip between a game and another program on the TV. I have to constantly change inputs on my TV.

    The best thing is that with my JB iPhone and iPad I am able to watch my local teams play even if I am not at home to watch it. I have a location spoofer APP that fools MLB into thinking I am in Mexico.
  2. Jive Turkey

    Jive Turkey Legend

    Sep 5, 2011
    It was also on Fox Sports Detroit, a full time RSN. So it should have aired, regardless.
  3. AquiringSat

    AquiringSat AllStar

    Jan 7, 2012
    No Pix 11 Mets Feed on EI Tonight :confused:
  4. adkinsjm

    adkinsjm Icon

    Mar 25, 2003
    Don't be.
  5. Jimmy 440

    Jimmy 440 Hall Of Fame

    Nov 16, 2007
    The Mets game is not on til 8PM EDT tonight.It's showing in the epg
  6. AlexP

    AlexP AllStar

    Apr 11, 2006
    The online schedule shows that the WPIX feed should be on ch 738, but my EPG is not showing that. This happened at least once last season as well when the scheduled WPIX feed was not shown.
  7. NYMase

    NYMase Cool Member

    Jun 15, 2006
    Nope, no WPIX broadcast on EI tonight...What kind of BS is this? There are a lot of Mets games on WPIX so I really hope they get this settled soon
  8. adkinsjm

    adkinsjm Icon

    Mar 25, 2003
    Just for anyone that is confused, EI does not show every game, nor is there a guarantee all feeds are available.
  9. AquiringSat

    AquiringSat AllStar

    Jan 7, 2012
    It shouldn't be that hard to get WPIX's feed tho. They had it on Sunday when the game was rained out, and they were showing movies for over 3 hours :D
  10. Eksynyt

    Eksynyt Icon

    Feb 8, 2008
    It's not too much to ask them to get the guide data right. The random CSN Philly and Rogers Sports feeds are a joke. Put them on every time, it makes no sense.
  11. jimbo56

    jimbo56 Legend

    Nov 13, 2007
    Not to belabor a point, but MLB.TV carries all home and away feeds (as long as they're being broadcast), and costs less than EI to boot. You could subscribe to MLB.TV, buy a Roku and be able to watch baseball across multiple platforms (TV, computer, iPhone, etc.) and still pay less than what DirecTV charges for EI. Plus you can easily spoof your IP address to watch any blacked-out game (I'm not a lawyer, but I believe this is legal, as well).
  12. fireponcoal

    fireponcoal Icon

    Sep 26, 2009
    Well said.. We don't talk about pirating/spoofing content here.. ;)
  13. Lord Vader

    Lord Vader Supreme Member DBSTalk Club

    Sep 20, 2004
    Galactic Empire
    Argh! Avast, ye mateys! :blackeye:
  14. MrMars

    MrMars AllStar

    Apr 10, 2007
    They really should not be advertising that they carry every game then, Having MLB EI for the last 10+ years I know it is obviously marketing BS but I can see them misleading some people who would have a right to be upset.

    Right on their web site "MLB EXTRA INNINGSĀ® is your season ticket to every MLB game."

  15. AquiringSat

    AquiringSat AllStar

    Jan 7, 2012
    lol, yeah and "Catch all the games that are on."
  16. adkinsjm

    adkinsjm Icon

    Mar 25, 2003
    Does that mean every feed? No, it does not.
  17. MrMars

    MrMars AllStar

    Apr 10, 2007
    Not every duel feed no, I never said anything about duel feeds? I was referring to the games they did not carry. But based on their web site alone I would expect to be able to watch every game, which you obviously can't. You can view about 97-98% of them which is pretty good, but if someone wanted to watch 100% of their favorite out of market team, I cannot blame them for being upset based on DirecTV's advertising.
  18. joshjr

    joshjr Hall Of Fame

    Aug 2, 2008
    NE Oklahoma
    That is no help to us who are in Texas Rangers territory. While I have the sports pack, that game should have been blacked out as well. I was not home and set up a manual recording for the game on the channel it should of been on. If I had been home I would of tried the Tigers feed but do not believe that it would of been open either.
  19. bigwad

    bigwad Godfather

    Oct 19, 2006
    I am currently trying to get a refund from MLB.tv. Don't believe the ads that say, "Watch all the games on your favorite device". I have all the requirements needed to watch games. I have an HTC phone with Android 2.2. They are now saying this phone will not be supported. Also the tablet I have was just able to get games.

    If you want to go to MLB.tv, go to their support forums and make sure your "Favorite Device" can actually do everything they promise.

    I have a Roku and have had a bad problem with rebuffering. The Panasonic Smart tv I have doesn't have any of the extras they promised, such as watching 2 or 4 games at once. They didn't tell me thayt until AFTER the date I could get a refund. My internet download speed is a consistent 8 Mps. The minimum they require is only 3 Mps, but it still rebuffers at least once an inning.

    Some people have had a lot of luck, hope you do too!
  20. lacubs

    lacubs Godfather

    Sep 11, 2010
    yesterday Mets game was WPIX and is was on, i have few WPIX broadcast this season year on directv, i don't what your guys are taking about

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