MLB NETWORK TO RE-AIR ALL SIX EPISODES OF MLB PRODUCTIONS’ THE PEN ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21
Secaucus, N.J., October 20, 2009 – MLB Network will re-air all six episodes of MLB Productions’ The Pen on Wednesday, October 21, as the Philadelphia Phillies battle the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series. The first episode will air at 1:30 p.m. ET followed by episodes two through six and lead into live coverage of batting practice at Citizens Bank Park at 5:00 p.m. ET, followed by MLB Tonight: Batting Practice live at 6:00 p.m. ET.
Narrated by former Phillies relief pitcher and MLB Network analyst Mitch Williams, The Pen follows members of the Phillies bullpen following the team’s 2008 World Series win and through the All-Star break of the 2009 season. The series features relief pitchers Brad Lidge, Ryan Madson, Scott Eyre, Chad Durbin, J.A. Happ, Chan Ho Park and bullpen coach Mick Billmeyer, and chronicles the highs and lows of life as a reliever through on-the-field and off-the-field interviews. The Pen debuted on MLB Network in June 2009.
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Major League Baseball Productions is the Emmy® award-winning television and video production division of Major League Baseball and the official video archivists of the game. With unparalleled access to the Clubs and their players, Major League Baseball Productions produces original programming for growing audiences worldwide through its network specials, exclusive home videos, commercials and other specialty programming. For more information on Major League Baseball Productions, log on to www.MLBProductions.com.