MiLB First Pitch is the official mobile app for Minor League Baseball and 120
clubs, from Triple-A to Low-A. Follow the top MLB prospects from every club and
watch more than 5,000 games live or on-demand with your [MiLB.TV
Used to be great
I used to use this app every day to check all sorts of games and stats, HOWEVER, they’ve made an update this year in 2019 in which the app is utterly and completely useless. The way to view schedules are garbage, you can’t view them by game, finding player stats and info is very difficult now, and overall this app is complete trash. If they want people to continue using it they better revert back to the old ways, because this is an absolute joke for an app in 2019. Update: The reviews about how much everyone hates the changes to this app continue to pour in, yet there is no effort of any change on MiLB’s part. This is a pathetic excuse for an app compared to what was our last year and before. I continue to only use a computer to check minor league stats and standings as the way the app is designed is so utterly poor it is unusable. Revert back to the old changes or continue to lose attention from fans you desperately need.
Why did you feel the need to “fix” this app. It worked perfectly well for the last 3 years. This new update has ruined The Who milb experience on my smart phone. We no longer can see a teams schedule by the month. That makes it hard to get a visual for where they will be and plan accordingly. Why do we now need to be redirected to a website when choosing to see the box score? Why doesn’t it go to the most current game happening when you choose your team. I have to scroll to today’s game for some reason. Why when i pick to watch do I have to constantly pick double A. It keeps returning to triple every time. Also why do we have to keep signing back in every single day. Get it together. Who ever redesigned this app needs to understand what it is like to be a fan of the milb. This app is complete crap and I want it back the way it was. If it isn’t broke don’t fix it!
We all make mistakes
I also once hired my unqualified nephew to redesign my product because my sister and mom guilted me into it. I also thought the half-baked ideas he gleaned from his half semester at community college before dropping out sounded at minimum different than what we were already doing. I also lost revenue and respect as a result of his ineptitude and my own terrible decisions. (Hang on. That's not what happened with this app? Oh.) Well, I also worked for a group that provided an efficient and satisfactory service, which meant they really didn't need much from me. This made me frightened they might begin to see me as dead weight as there was little reason for me to work on something that already functioned so well. In order to justify my position with the company, I needed to implement a complete overhaul of the product to make it so unbearable they would need to keep me on staff for eternity to undo all of the problems my "improvements" created. Problems such as paying customers bailing like rats on a ship. (That's the one. Feels good. Feels right.) At least 75% of the streams no one will ever get to see via the app are theoretically in HD now. Y'know, 15 years after HD became standard. Maybe if I delete and download the app an eighth time it will work. Maybe? It might be working ... nope, it was just gas.
New user, very disappointed
I’m new to following MiLB games closely, because my home town, Amarillo, just got a team. I was excited in the offseason when I found out there was an app supposedly similar to MLB atbat for minor league games. When they FINALLY updated it and added the Sod Poodles the day before the season, however, it became nothing like the At-Bat and basically useless. Everything you could want to look at (Box Scores, Highlights, Audio from the games) just takes you in a pop up window and loads it on the MiLB site. If I wanted to do that, I’d just pull up the site myself. Plus, I turned on the notifications for the Sod Poodles and haven’t gotten a single one. I’ve had better luck turning on Twitter notifications from the team and listening to games in the TuneIn radio app. A refreshed version of last year’s app seems like it would be a lot better. Not sure why this route was chosen.
2019 version extremely disappointing
Last hear was great. Perfect way to catch practically any minor league game across the country. “improvements” for 2019 have significantly reduced the product’s value. Glitches are numerous and we are only one game in so who knows how else I will be disappointed in games to come: screen does not rotate. Games appear as unavailable in game listing once started but actually are if you ignore the text. While watching a game, we no long per have easy access to instant stats, other scores, line ups, with an easy swipe. Pregame coverage is gone. Even the customer service form isn’t functional. Still not sure how to access archived games from yesterday because navigation is screwed up. Not sure why, knowing this version obviously didn't work, MILB didn't just switch back to the 2018 version. I cant recommend it presently, not at $50.
Growth of the game?
I have never reviewed an app before but went through the trouble of posting this to share my disappointment in removing box scores from the app. It is no secret that baseball is struggling to maintain its appeal especially with younger fans. Instead of adding functionality, they have removed key elements I suppose in an attempt to force fans to pay for the paid package. Between this and the recently released memo cracking down on the publication of video I question whether this is a sport that wants to retain this once avid fan or in fact any of its fans. Please MLB and MiLB please take your cues from the NBA and embrace the social experience that is being a fan. I hope this latest update is just a stepping stone to an update with greater functionality that hasn’t been released but if anyone reads these please consider adding back box scores. Until then my usage will be 0.
Love the milb app! Great resource. I do have an idea to try and improve though, if possible. When I'm looking though a box score, I know I'd love to see which players are listed on their team's top 30 per MLB pipeline. I'm thinking next to their name they could have the number (e.g. Moncada, #1). Alternatively, maybe just putting their name in bold font or all caps to highlight that they are on the top 30 and then when you click on the players name it would show their overall and organizational ranking. I know most of the guys in my favorite team's top 30 but I rarely know the opponents' top guys. Again, just a thought. Love the app overall!
Used to love this app, now it’s useless.
I’ve used this app for years to keep up with my (now) husband, and I’ve always loved it. It used to mirror the MLB At Bat app, which was great. Now it’s like they were too lazy to handle the upkeep the app requires. You can’t watch Gameday or see boxscores in the app anymore, they just send you to the website (within the app, but still). Because of this, any notifications you have turned on are useless. No notifications for when games are starting, lead changes, pitching changes, etc., which for many of us is a huge reason we use the app. This update is supposed to be more “user friendly.” It’s not. It’s garbage. None/10 would recommend, and I would definitely not recommend paying for a monthly or annual subscription for the app until they revert to the previous format.
I would give It less than 1 star if I could
This app has gone downhill. I have the app and pay monthly to watch games because my boyfriend is on a Minor league team. Video is horrible, I can’t ever actually watch the game. It constantly freezes, skips, stops all together. I’ve tried using this app on different devices and WiFi and It still doesn’t work. Not only that but I tried contacting customer service where all they did to help was tell me to delete the app and redownload It. Thank you but that was the first solution I had and that did not work. Now GameDay isn’t even working. The new 2019 version of the app is overall horrible. Thank God TuneIn still works or I would have zero way of staying in tune to how my boyfriend is doing since I cannot be there. This is by far the MOST FRUSTRATING app ever.
I have been a user of the MiLB app for over 3 years and I have never been this disappointed. Feeds can’t be played on iPhone X unless you are connected to WiFi and you can no longer access box scores. This has been a major disappointment and all actual functionality of this app has been lost. The “improvements” for this app have been anything but and the navigation for this app is virtually non existent. This update has been a total flop and to say a disappointment is an understatement. The developers should be ashamed of themselves for assuming this would be an improvement. Update: This app slightly improved but is once again dysfunctional. Whomever hired these developers needs to be fired.
Updated app is terrible.
I have been paying to watch the minor league games using this app for 5 years now. The changes that have been made are terrible. The schedule is no longer in a calendar view which makes it difficult to look at. The upcoming games no longer list the anticipated starting pitchers it only lists TBD. Initially thought the video could only be viewed using WIFI but now after trying to get into today’s game using WIFi I wasn’t able to access at all. Sent email logs but no response. I would recommend not paying for the video access because it is a waste of money if you think you are going to have access to the hundreds of games the advertise, you are not.
Not Functional, Support Non-Existent
I downloaded the app and subscribed to MiLBTV to watch Durham Bulls away games. I have an iPhone 6s and Apple TV. I wanted to stream games via Airplay from my phone to Apple TV. Games work perfectly fine while playing on my iPhone, but the moment I switch to Airplay, it no longer works and I get a blank screen. I tried a random, pre-recorded, highlight video on the app and used Airplay. It worked with no problems. I contacted the supposed customer support team regarding the issue and have yet to receive a response. Beyond that, the Standings page flickers/jumps every time and doesn’t include all of the information that the team sites do and it send a notification when a game is delayed due to weather.
Improved, but still needs work
I love the idea of being able to follow my Buffalo Bisons all the way over in Phoenix, AZ, BUT improvements still need to be made. First, why must I constantly have to login! In 2019 Face ID should be the standard. The viewing experience could greatly be helped with the addition of “home” and “away” radio coverage on both the TV and radio feeds. Overall, the fact the app exists is a real plus, BUT compared to other minor league sport apps, this one falls short. I don’t hold it against them in this review rating, but good god get a RoKu app too!
Makes the Minor Leagues look Bush League
I don’t have the time to bother going through everything wrong with this app update, but here’s some things: • Gameday and Box Scores are not embedded, but are loaded from their respective webpages. • Not only that...EVERY SINGLE BUTTON on the team page just opens an in-app web browser. Roster, schedule, team news, tickets, everything. • Gameday and Box Scores are not available from the scoreboard page at all (???), only if you save a team page. • If a game is rained out, the box score shows that the game is final and the game summary shows placeholders (e.g.: Runs: RR; Hits: HH; Errors:EE). • Viewing any stats screen shows exactly one stat at a time. • Most of the interface screens are filled with abnormally huge buttons or ridiculous amounts of white space, which is awful UI on a small screen. • Still does not contain information for the AZL, GCL or DSL. This app wasn’t great before, it was still just a 2-star app. Now 1-star is too high. Congratulations on making the minor leagues look downright bush league.
I wish this was like it used to be.
I had this app for about 2 years and I didn’t use it much at first. But our baseball team where we live is only about 25 minutes from our house. And it’s easy to go to games and this app “used “ to be very helpful. I have been having trouble even logging into and seeing seats availability and tickets and player stats and so on... now it will not even come up for me. I hate not seeing player stats and stuff like that bc some of our former players went to go on to the Majors for the Texas Rangers. It’s a shame that this app used to be so good now I don’t even use it. Bc there is really no point in it. Please change it back.
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