Secaucus, N.J., September 15, 2010 – The path to the Postseason in the NL East and NL West continues on MLB Network this weekend. The action begins when the NL East second-place Atlanta Braves travel to Citi Field to take on the New York Mets on Friday, September 17 at 7:00 p.m. ET. Braves right-hander Tommy Hanson going for his 10th win of the season, is scheduled to pitch opposite the Mets’ Jonathon Niese. Viewers in the Braves’ and Mets’ markets will see the NL East first-place Philadelphia Phillies host the Washington Nationals at 7:00 p.m. ET. The Phillies currently lead the NL East by two games over the Braves.
Saturday Night Baseball features the San Francisco Giants, who trail the San Diego Padres by 1 ½ games in the NL West, against the Milwaukee Brewers on September 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET, live from AT&T Park. Fourteen-game winner Tim Lincecum is scheduled to take the mound for the Giants against the Brewers’ Yovani Gallardo. Viewers in select markets will see the AL West first-place Texas Rangers visit the Seattle Mariners at 9:00 p.m. ET. Rangers ace Cliff Lee is scheduled to pitch against the Mariners’ Jason Vargas.
MLB Tonight, MLB Network’s Emmy Award-winning signature nightly studio show, airs seven days a week, featuring updates, highlights, bonus coverage and look-ins at live games in progress. Quick Pitch, MLB Network’s highlights show of record, airs nightly with recaps of all the great fielding and scoring plays from the day’s games.
MLB Network’s complete live game schedule for September 17 & September 18:
All times ET and subject to change, check MLBNetwork.com for updates
Unless otherwise announced, games will be blacked out in each club’s home television territory
Date Time Game
September 17 7:00 p.m. Atlanta at New York Mets
7:00 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia [Only in Braves and Mets markets]
September 18 9:00 p.m. Milwaukee at San Francisco
9:00 p.m. Texas at Seattle [In select markets]
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