Bob Costas and Jim Kaat to Call Yankees Against Red Sox at Fenway Park on August 30 & September 1
Secaucus, N.J., August 23, 2011 – The battle for the N.L. West division title heats up when the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks take on the second-place San Francisco Giants on Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3, part of MLB Network’s live game schedule for August 29 – September 3. The Diamondbacks, who are looking to return to the Postseason for the first time since 2007, currently lead the Giants by one game in the division. The September 3 game is currently scheduled to be available on MLB Network in the Diamondbacks’ home television market.
In an A.L. East showdown, the New York Yankees match up against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m. ET and again on Thursday, September 1 at 7:00 p.m. ET. MLB Network’s Bob Costas and Jim Kaat will call both games live from Fenway Park. The Yankees currently lead the Red Sox by one game in the division. The race to the Postseason continues on Friday, September 2 when the Red Sox host the A.L. West first-place Texas Rangers at 7:00 p.m. ET.
MLB Network’s game schedule for August 23 – September 3 is available here. Games will be blacked out in each team’s home television territory unless otherwise announced. Viewers in areas subject to blackouts will be provided with an alternate game telecast or other programming. MLB Network’s complete programming lineup is available here.