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)|
|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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