Sunday MLB on TBS Continues August 24 with San Francisco Giants vs. Washington Nationals at 1:30 p.m. ET

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TBS’ Giants/Nationals Telecast to be Seen Nationally

Sunday MLB on TBS will continue August 24 with a matchup of National League contenders when the Washington Nationals and Bryce Harper host the San Francisco Giants and Buster Posey at 1:30 p.m. ET. Stephen Strasburg is scheduled to take the mound for Washington against San Francisco’s probable starter Ryan Vogelsong. The Sunday MLB on TBS telecast will be seen nationally with Ernie Johnson providing play-by-play alongside analyst Ron Darling.

The upcoming Sunday MLB on TBS schedule will include the Chicago White Sox hosting the Detroit Tigers on August 31 at 2 p.m. The White Sox/Tigers telecast will be seen locally throughout the Chicago broadcast territory.

This season marks the first of Turner Sports’ new eight-year multimedia rights agreement with Major League Baseball that will extend the partnership to more than 40 years. As part of the new agreement, TBS has enhanced rights for its Sunday MLB on TBS game of the week with increased co-exist rights in the local markets. The network will also exclusively televise one Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser, two of the four Division Series with the MLB Division Series coverage on TBS presented by T-Mobile and one League Championship Series during the 2014 MLB Postseason.

Sunday MLB on TBS” Schedule:

 

Sun., August 24
1:30 p.m. ET San Francisco Giants @ Washington Nationals
Ernie Johnson (play-by-play) and Ron Darling (analyst)

 

Upcoming Schedule:

Sun., August 31  
 
2 p.m. Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox
Brian Anderson (play-by-play) and Cal Ripken (analyst)

Visit the Turner Sports online press room for additional press materials; follow Turner Sports on Twitter at @TurnerSportsPR

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Notes from “Sunday MLB on TBS” – Dodgers vs. Brewers – Sunday, August 10, 2014

mlb-on-tbsSunday MLB on TBS continues August 17 at 1 p.m. ET with the Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers.

The telecast will be available nationally.

****    ****    ****    ****

Los Angeles Dodgers (5) at Milwaukee Brewers (1)
Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Ron Darling and Cal Ripken, Jr. (analysts)

 

 

Darling on Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw: “Pedro Martinez was the last pitcher that I watched that every one of his pitches – fastball, curve and change-up – were the best in baseball. I think the same thing when I see Clayton Kershaw pitch. All three of his pitches are the best in the game right now.”

 

Anderson on Kershaw: “He has really evolved. He was really good to start and he has turned into something historically good at this point in his career.”

 

Ripken on the Dodgers losing shortstop Hanley Ramirez to injury: “They are going to miss their shortstop [Ramirez]. He’s a good two-way player, he’s a presence in the middle of the lineup and defensively as well. They are really going to miss his offense. He can carry a team all by himself.”

 

Darling on first baseman Adrian Gonzalez: “He might be one of the most underrated hitters in the game. He’s never mentioned when you talk about the great hitters in both leagues.”

 

Ripken on outfielder Carl Crawford: “He can do so many things to create havoc on the base paths and he’s got a lot of power. It would be nice to see him really get going.”

 

 

Ripken on how the Brewers’ aggressive base running resulted in missed opportunities: “You want to be aggressive and move up [on the bases] but those were the mistakes that led to outs on the bases. That limits the opportunities against a pitcher like Clayton Kershaw.”

Darling on how teams try to create offense when facing dominant pitchers: “Teams facing pitchers like Kershaw try to think outside the box when they’re on the bases. They try to do everything they can to push the envelope to try to get some runs because it’s too difficult to put three or four hits together.”

Ripken on the Brewers feeling disappointed despite winning the series against the Dodgers: “The Brewers should be happy. They won two out of three against the Dodgers but they’re a little disappointed because they had their chances [against Kershaw]. They had guys in scoring position and they couldn’t capitalize. They could’ve beaten him today.”

This season marks the first of Turner Sports’ new eight-year multimedia rights agreement with Major League Baseball that will extend the partnership to more than 40 years. As part of the new agreement, TBS has enhanced rights for its Sunday MLB on TBS game of the week with increased co-exist rights in the local markets. The network will also exclusively televise one Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser, two of the four Division Series with the MLB Division Series coverage on TBS presented by T-Mobile and one League Championship Series during the 2014 MLB Postseason.

Visit the Turner Sports online press room for additional press materials; follow Turner Sports on Twitter at @TurnerSportsPR

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Sunday MLB on TBS Continues August 10 with Dodgers vs. Brewers at 2 p.m. ET

MLB_TBS-lacedTBS Telecast to be Seen Locally Throughout L.A. Dodgers Broadcast Territory

Sunday MLB on TBS will continue August 10 with a matchup of National League contenders when the Los Angeles Dodgers and Yasiel Puig visit the Milwaukee Brewers and Jonathan Lucroy at 2 p.m. ET.  Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw (13-2) is scheduled to take the mound for Los Angeles against Milwaukee’s probable starter Jimmy Nelson (1-2). In the TBS broadcast booth, Brian Anderson will provide play-by-play alongside analysts Ron Darling and Cal Ripken, Jr.  The Sunday MLB on TBS telecast will be seen locally throughout the Dodgers’ broadcast territory.

The upcoming Sunday MLB on TBS schedule will include the Seattle Mariners visiting the Detroit Tigers on August 17 at 1 p.m. and the Washington Nationals hosting the San Francisco Giants on August 24 at 1:30 p.m. Both games will be full national telecasts.

This season marks the first of Turner Sports’ new eight-year multimedia rights agreement with Major League Baseball that will extend the partnership to more than 40 years. As part of the new agreement, TBS has enhanced rights for its Sunday MLB on TBS game of the week with increased co-exist rights in the local markets. The network will also exclusively televise one Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser, two of the four Division Series with the MLB Division Series coverage on TBS presented by T-Mobile and one League Championship Series during the 2014 MLB Postseason.

Sunday MLB on TBS” Schedule:

 

Sun., August 10
2 p.m. ET Los Angeles Dodgers @ Milwaukee Brewers
Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Ron Darling and Cal Ripken, Jr. (analysts)

 

Upcoming Schedule:

Sun., August 17  
 
1 p.m. Seattle Mariners @ Detroit Tigers
Ernie Johnson (play-by-play) and Darling (analyst)
Sun., August 24
1:30 p.m. San Francisco Giants @ Washington Nationals
Johnson (play-by-play) and Darling (analyst)

Visit the Turner Sports online press room for additional press materials; follow Turner Sports on Twitter at @TurnerSportsPR

 

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2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to Air Exclusively on MLB Network

mlb-network2014 NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY AIRS EXCLUSIVELY

ON MLB NETWORK THIS SUNDAY, JULY 27

Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, Tony La Russa, Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Joe Torre Make Up 2014 Induction Class

Amsinger, Gammons, Reynolds & Smoltz Anchor On-Site Coverage Beginning Sunday at 12:00 p.m. ET

Secaucus, N.J., July 23, 2014 – As a record-tying six living inductees will be honored this weekend in Cooperstown, New York, MLB Network will exclusively televise the ceremony as Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, Tony La Russa, Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Joe Torre are inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 27. Live on-site coverage anchored by MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger, Hall of Fame award-winning writer Peter Gammons, Harold Reynolds and John Smoltz will begin with MLB Tonight on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. ET, including exclusive interviews by Bob Costas with all six electees,followed by the induction ceremony at 1:30 p.m. ET.

MLB Network’s exclusive live telecast of the Induction Ceremony will include the acceptance speeches by Glavine, Maddux and Thomas, the three electees from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America vote in January, as well as World Series-winning managers Cox, La Russa and Torre, who were elected via the Expansion Era Committee ballot in December. The induction ceremony will also feature the introductions of an expected 56 returning Hall of Famers, including Hank Aaron, Whitey Ford and Cal Ripken Jr.

Leading into its live coverage on Sunday, MLB Network will air the 2014 Hall of Fame Awards Presentation at 11:00 a.m. ET. The presentation, which will be held on Saturday, July 26 in Cooperstown and hosted by Greg Amsinger, will honor author Roger Angell with the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for his contributions to baseball writing; Texas Rangers announcer Eric Nadel with the Ford C. Frick Award for baseball broadcasting. Joe Garagiola, the winner of the Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award, will be unable to attend but will accept his award in absentia.

MLB Network’s live coverage of the Induction Ceremony will be simulcast on MLB.com and BaseballHall.org. MLB Network will make footage of the ceremony available live via satellite and additional details on the satellite feed will be sent to media from MLB Network.

The Hall of Fame’s 2014 election results were announced on January 8 live from MLB Network’s studios for the sixth consecutive year and aired exclusively on MLB Network and MLB.com.

Sunday MLB on TBS Continues July 20 with Royals vs. Red Sox at 1:30 p.m. ET

mlb-on-tbsTBS Telecast to be Seen Locally Throughout Royals’ Broadcast Territory

Sunday MLB on TBS will continue July 20 with an American League match-up between the Kansas City Royals and All-Star catcher Salvador Perez and the Boston Red Sox and David Ortiz at 1:30 p.m. ET. With broader co-exist rights this season, the Sunday MLB on TBS telecast will be seen locally throughout the Royals’ broadcast territory. Kansas City’s Yordano Ventura and Boston’s Jon Lester are scheduled to take the mound as the probable starting pitchers. In the TBS broadcast booth, Brian Anderson will provide play-by-play with analyst Cal Ripken, Jr.

“The Royals are a really good, young team. I think they will hang around in the second half of the season and will be exciting to watch,” said TBS MLB analyst Cal Ripken. “I’m a little surprised by the Red Sox’s first half of the season but they are a good team and I expect them to have a strong second half.”

Upcoming match-ups on the Sunday MLB on TBS schedule will include the Toronto Blue Jays visiting the New York Yankees on July 27 at 1 p.m.

This season marks the first of Turner Sports’ new eight-year multimedia rights agreement with Major League Baseball that will extend the partnership to more than 40 years. As part of the new agreement, TBS will have enhanced rights for its Sunday MLB on TBS game of the week with increased co-exist rights in the local markets. The network will also exclusively televise one Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser, two of the four Division Series with the MLB Division Series coverage on TBS presented by T-Mobile and one League Championship Series during the 2014 MLB Postseason.

Sunday MLB on TBS” Schedule:

 

Sun., July 20
1:30 p.m. ET Kansas City Royals @ Boston Red Sox
Brian Anderson (play-by-play) and Cal Ripken, Jr. (analyst)

 

Upcoming Schedule:

Sun., July 27  
 
1 p.m. Toronto Blue Jays @ New York Yankees
Dick Stockton (play-by-play) and Ron Darling (analyst)

 

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2014 MLB All-Star Game on FOX Broadcast Guide

MLB ON FOX: LOGO2014 MLB ALL-STAR GAME ON FOX BROADCAST GUIDE

Tuesday, July 15 – 4:30 PM ET – Live from Target Field in Minneapolis

  •  Links to new ALL-STAR GAME ON FOX photography featuring Buck, Reynolds, Verducci, Rosenthal, Andrews, Burkhardt, Kapler, Thomas and more
  • Descriptions & schedules for the more than 25 hours of original programming across FOX, FOX Sports 1, FOX Deportes, FOXSports.com, FOX Sports Radio & FOX Sports Go
  • Details of production enhancements planned for the most technologically advanced MLB All-Star Game in television history
  • All-Star Game Tale of the Tape – Fun Facts about the Years the Twin Cities hosted the Mid-Summer Classic: 1965, 1985 and 2014

Download the PDF file .

MLB Network Presents Live & New Original Programming Throughout All-Star Week

mlb-networkMLB NETWORK PRESENTS LIVE & NEW ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING THROUGHOUT

2014 ALL-STAR WEEK 

Top Prospects Showcased in MLB Network’s First Telecast of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on Sunday, July 13 

Wall-to-Wall Coverage of the 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis Starting Monday, July 14 

Triple-A All-Star Game to Air Live on Wednesday, July 16 from Durham, NC 

New Specials – Mr. Baseball, Bob Uecker and “Field of Dreams”: Twenty-Five Years Later – Debut Thursday, July 17 

July 7, 2014 – To mark Major League Baseball’s 2014 All-Star Game, MLB Network will air live and new original programming throughout All-Star Week, anchored by live coverage from Target Field in Minneapolis featuring Greg AmsingerSean CaseyPeter GammonsBrian KennyAl LeiterKevin MillarDan PlesacHarold ReynoldsChris RoseKen Rosenthal, John Smoltz, Tom Verducci, Heidi Watney and Matt Yallof. Programming highlights include

  • Signature coverage of the 2014 All-Star Game and Gillette Home Run Derby

o    The 2014 Midsummer Classic will be front and center on MLB Network starting with live coverage of All-Star media day on Monday, July 14 at 1:00 p.m. ET as All-Star managers John Farrell and Mike Matheny announce the starting pitchers for the American League and National League.

o    Coverage will shift to the ballpark with four hours of shows live from batting practice for the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field, starting with High Heat with Christopher Russo at 4:00 p.m. ET, Intentional Talk presented by Dairy Queen with Kevin Millar and Chris Rose at 5:00 p.m. ET, and MLB Tonight presented by Firestone at 6:00 p.m. ET, plus a highlight-filled MLB Tonight after the Home Run Derby.

o    On Tuesday, July 15, MLB Network will highlight all of the 2014 All-Stars as they make their way to Target Field on theAll-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevrolet at 3:00 p.m. ET, followed by High Heat with Christopher Russo at4:00 p.m. ET, Intentional Talk presented by Dairy Queen at 5:00 p.m. ET and MLB Tonight presented by Firestone at6:00 p.m. ET on-field leading up to and immediately following the 85th All-Star Game.

o    Throughout All-Star Week, MLB Network will share behind-the-scenes photos from its sets at Target Field and the MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show via its TwitterFacebook and Instagram pages. MLB Network will once again use Twitter Mirror to provide an all-access look at the MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show and SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game where All-Stars and Futures Game participants can take a photo of themselves, sign an autograph or message and tweet it via @MLBNetwork using #ASGRedCarpet and #FuturesGame. Viewers will also be given the opportunity to interact with players during the MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show by submitting questions to @MLBNetwork on Twitter. Select questions will be chosen and asked to players during the telecast.

o    Exclusive footage of the band The Hold Steady, known for its Minneapolis roots, will be featured throughout MLB Network’s All-Star Week programming, including video filmed at a performance in Minnesota last week.

  • Two chances to see future All-Stars in action

o    MLB Network will televise the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game for the first time on Sunday, July 13 at 5:00 p.m. ETwith Matt Vasgersian, Sean Casey, Heidi Watney and MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo on the call live from Target Field. Comprised of players from all levels of Minor League Baseball, the U.S. and World teams feature 15 former first round draft picks, six players picked in Compensation Round A and five second round picks.

o    The 27th annual Triple-A All-Star Game will be televised live on MLB Network for the fifth time on Wednesday, July 16 at 7:00 p.m. ET with MLB Network’s Paul Severino, Darryl Hamilton, Sam Ryan and Baseball America editor-in-chief John Manuel on the call from Durham Bulls Athletic Ballpark in Durham, North Carolina.

  • Bob Uecker & Kevin Costner featured in new original programming

o    Some of the biggest names in baseball and television –  including Hank Aaron, Bob Costas, Dick Ebersol, Tim McCarver, Al Michaels, “Major League” director David Ward and Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig – come together to share stories about the Milwaukee Brewers’ beloved radio broadcaster in Mr. Baseball, Bob Uecker onThursday, July 17 at 7:00 p.m. ET. Narrated by actor Tom Berenger, the hour-long special looks back on Uecker’s brief career as a Major League catcher and his enduring 43-year broadcasting career, including new interviews with Uecker himself and highlights from “Major League,” his Miller Lite commercials, and his many appearances on “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.”

o    MLB Network’s Bob Costas interviews award-winning actor Kevin Costner about his role in one of the most beloved baseball films in ”Field of Dreams”: Twenty-Five Years Later. Filmed last month on the Field of Dreams in Dyersville, Iowa at the 25th anniversary celebration of the film’s release, Costner recounts stories of the making of the film in this one-hour special. Also featured are Costner’s “Field of Dreams” co-stars Timothy Busfield (Mark) and Dwier Brown(John Kinsella), with whom Costner recreates their famous catch in the final scene of the film. “Field of Dreams”: Twenty-Five Years Later premieres on July 17 at 8:00 p.m. ET. 

Notes from “Sunday MLB on TBS” – Sunday, July 6, 2014

mlb-on-tbsNotes from “Sunday MLB on TBS” – Sunday, July 6, 2014

Sunday MLB on TBS continues July 13, with the St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers, at 2 p.m. ET. The telecast will be seen locally throughout Wisconsin.

 

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New York Yankees (9) at Minnesota Twins (7)
Ernie Johnson (play-by-play), Ron Darling and Cal Ripken (analysts)

 

 

 

Darling on determining if your team is a contender or a pretender: “The hardest part of the game for a general manager is trying to identify whether you’re a contender or a pretender. With the extra Wild Card [spot], every team that is .500 through the middle of August has a chance to make a run…but your eyes should tell you, if you haven’t made a run all year, it’s probably not going to happen.”

 

Darling on the recent Cubs/A’s trade: “That trade pushed the time for a lot of teams…when [Oakland general manager] Billy Beane made that deal, a lot of other general managers said, ‘The race is on.’”

 

Darling on Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter: “He’s the face of baseball for his generation of players. He’s represented himself well, his team well and the league well. You can’t say more about a player than that”

 

Ripken on the Yankees this season: “Their expectations are high. The pitching staff has pitched pretty well to stay in ball games but the offense needs to start to get going. That’s why I’m optimistic [about them]…they’ll fix their offense.”

 

Ripken on Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran: “He’s been a significant player. He’s put up big numbers and you could make a case that’s he’s a Hall of Fame player.”

 

Darling on Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury: “He’s a five-tool player but he hasn’t had one of those monster years where he hits everything across the board.”

 

Darling on Twins outfielder Sam Fuld: “He is a highlight reel every single time he plays.”

 

Ripken on Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia: “He’s big and powerful and has a long swing. He almost has an ‘all or nothing’ mentality [at the plate]. These types of hitters are normally very streaky. When they have their timing mechanisms down, they’re on time. When they’re not, they’ll swing and miss at quite a few pitches.”

 

Darling on Twins second baseman Brian Dozier: “I like what I’ve seen defensively from Dozier. He makes good decisions. He’s got good range and a strong arm.”

 

Ripken on Dozier: “He makes the tough plays look easy.”

 

Darling on the Baltimore Orioles: “Baltimore is starting to play the kind of baseball they thought they’d play from the start. When Chris Davis is playing, they have one of the deepest lineups in all of baseball.”

 

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FOX Presents Most Technologically Advanced ASG Broadcast in History

MLB ON FOX: LOGONetwork Introduces SideTrax;

Applies Other Technologies to Mid-Summer Classic for First Time 

New York – The MLB All-Star Game, baseball’s jewel of July, annually gathers baseball’s best and brightest, and to illustrate the action this year FOX Sports has mustered an all-star roster of high-tech gear, the most sophisticated ever deployed for the Mid-Summer Classic, befitting the evening’s honorees.  FOX Sports’ 85th All-Star Game effort is consistent with its 20-year tradition of offering its audiences the latest technical, graphic and audio innovations, regularly setting industry standards.  The game is set for Tuesday, July 15 with pregame coverage beginning with AMERICA’S PREGAME (4:30-7:30 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1, and game coverage on FOX beginning at 7:30 PM ET, live from Target Field in Minneapolis.

New to MLB on FOX coverage and this year’s All-Star arsenal is SideTrax from Hawkeye Technology.  True to its moniker, SideTrax graphically presents the pitched baseball as it travels through the strike zone from a side perspective and also offers a view of the ball as it sails through a virtual 3D strike zone that appears suspended over home plate.

Several production enhancements used previously in other broadcast settings are making their way to the All-Star Game for the first time, while Home Run Tracker returns:

-       Diamond Cam, first deployed in 2005 in SD, returns to the All-Star Game this year, but for the first time in crystal-clear HD. The camera, using a specially crafted prism not much larger than a few grains of infield soil, is positioned in-ground in front of home plate and creates striking images via wireless, radio frequency transmission.

-       N-Cam is an optical tracking technology that is also new to the All-Star Game, N-Cam creates the appearance of 3D graphics in the real environment and has been used in FOX Sports’ studio production since 2013, Super Bowl XLVIII and during SpeedWeeks in the 2014 Daytona 500 .

-       FOX Super Zoom 4K Cameras – Introduced in 2012, 4K “Super Zoom” cameras produce pictures with five times the resolution of normal HD cameras and capture action at 120 frames-per-second. The resulting detail is remarkable and can zoom into an area of interest with incredible detail.

-       FOX Home Run Tracker, previously used during MLB on FOX postseason coverage in 2012 and 2013.  Used in replays, the FOX Home Run Tracker graphically represents the trajectory of a batted ball’s travel and measures its distance.

Included in the arsenal of 36 state-of-the-art HD cameras positioned throughout Target Field are the following “Hyper-Motion” cameras slow the action down for a detailed look:

-       Phantom Cameras (2) – Range from 2,000-3,000 frames per second located in the low first base and low third base camera wells.  It was the “Phantom Cam” that famously captured San Francisco Giants batter Hunter Pence’s bat strike the ball three times as it broke apart in Game 7 of the 2012 NLCS.

-       X-Mo Cameras (3) – Located at centerfield and along the first and third base lines, X-Mo cameras shoot at up to 400 frames-per-second.

-       Super-Mo Camera (1) – This “Super-Mo” camera in centerfield shoots up to 540 frames-per-second.

Eric Shanks is President, COO and Executive Producer and John Entz is Executive Vice President, Production & Executive Producer, FOX Sports.  Ed Delaney serves as Executive Vice President, Operations and Michael Davies is Senior Vice President, Field Operations, FOX Sports.  Gary Hartley is Executive Vice President, Graphics and Zac Fields is Vice President, Graphics & Technology, FOX Sports.

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Sunday MLB on TBS Returns July 6: Yankees vs. Twins at 2 p.m. ET

mlb-on-tbsSunday MLB on TBS Returns July 6:

New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins at 2 p.m. ET

Yankees/Twins Match-Up to be Seen Locally Throughout Minnesota

Sunday MLB on TBS will return July 6 with the New York Yankees and Derek Jeter visiting the Minnesota Twins and Joe Mauer at 2 p.m. ET. With broader co-exist rights this season, the Sunday MLB on TBS telecast will be seen locally throughout Minnesota.  New York’s Hiroki Kuroda and Minnesota’s Ricky Nolasco are scheduled to take the mound as the probable starting pitchers. In the broadcast booth, Ernie Johnson will provide play-by-play with veteran TBS MLB analysts Ron Darling and Hall of Famer Cal Ripken.

Upcoming match-ups on the Sunday MLB on TBS schedule will include the St. Louis Cardinals visiting the Milwaukee Brewers on July 13 at 2 p.m., with the telecast shown locally in Milwaukee. On July 20, the Boston Red Sox will host the Kansas City Royals at 1:30 p.m. in a game that will be available in the Kansas City market.

This season marks the first of Turner Sports’ new eight-year multimedia rights agreement with Major League Baseball that will extend the partnership to more than 40 years. As part of the new agreement, TBS will have enhanced rights for its Sunday MLB on TBS game of the week with increased co-exist rights in the local markets. The network will also exclusively televise one Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser, two of the four MLB Division Series presented by T-Mobile and one League Championship Series during the 2014 MLB Postseason.

Below, TBS MLB analysts Darling hands out some hardware based on the first half of the season:

Ron Darling’s Mid-Season Awards:

 

 
 
MVP Mike Trout Jonathan Lucroy
 
 
CY YOUNG Felix Hernandez Clayton Kershaw
 
 
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Masahiro Tanaka Billy Hamilton
 
 
MANAGER OF THE YEAR Bob Melvin Ron Roenicke
 

 

Sunday MLB on TBS” Schedule:

 

Sun., July 6
2 p.m. ET New York Yankees @ Minnesota Twins
Ernie Johnson (play-by-play), Ron Darling and Cal Ripken (analysts)

 

Upcoming Schedule:

Sun., July 13  
 
2 p.m. St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers
Johnson (play-by-play) and Darling (analyst)
Sun., July 20  
 
1:30 p.m. Kansas City Royals @ Boston Red Sox
Brian Anderson (play-by-play) and Ripken (analyst)

 

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