Fans will be able to stream live games in '17

CHICAGO -- CSN Chicago announced Thursday that the network's White Sox games will be accessible live via CSNChicago.com and the NBC Sports app to authenticated CSN Chicago subscribers beginning with the 2017 season.

Live streams of every edition of White Sox Pregame Live and Postgame Live will also be offered throughout the season.

The new in-market live streaming offering will be available without any additional costs to participating providers of CSN Chicago and their subscribers. 

"We are very pleased that our partners at CSN will be able to provide fans with the opportunity to watch the White Sox anywhere," added White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf. "Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for fans to watch their White Sox, regardless of where they are or what they are doing. Sports fans deserve to see all the action all season long."

CSNChicago.com will also offer live streaming of Cubs games.

To access the video player, viewers can visit CSNChicago.com on their PC, or download the NBC Sports app. The NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, and Xbox. Authenticated CSN Chicago subscribers will also have the ability to access live White Sox coverage, even when traveling outside of their region, provided they are within the United States.

For a full list of carriers and more information about CSN Chicago's live streaming service, viewers are urged to visit the following link: http://www.csnchicago.com/live-faq.

Scott Merkin has covered the White Sox for MLB.com since 2003. Read his blog, Merk's Works, follow him on Twitter @scottmerkin, on Facebook and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.