Secaucus, N.J., April 29, 2010 – MLB Network today announced its live game schedule for May 1 – 8. The schedule begins with Saturday Night Baseball on May 1 at 8:30 p.m. ET when the Milwaukee Brewers visit the San Diego Padres.
MLB Network will air two MLB Matinee games during the week, starting with an AL East matchup between the Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees on Wednesday, May 5 at 1:00 p.m. ET, followed by the St. Louis Cardinals at Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, May 6 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Later that evening, MLB Network’s Bob Costas and John Smoltz will call the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Boston Red Sox on May 6 at 7:00 p.m. ET as part of Thursday Night Baseball.
Rounding out the week, AL East rivals New York Yankees will visit the Boston Red Sox during a special Friday night matchup on MLB Network on May 7 at 7:00 p.m. ET while AL West rivals Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim face the Seattle Mariners on Saturday Night Baseball on May 8 at 9:00 p.m. ET.
MLB Tonight, MLB Network’s Emmy Award-winning signature nightly studio show, will air live at 6:00 p.m. ET on May 3-5 and before and after Thursday Night Baseball and the Yankees at Red Sox matchup on May 7. MLB Tonight airs each weeknight until the final MLB game of the night ends, featuring live look-ins of games in progress, updates, highlights, reporting and analysis.
Game telecasts other than Thursday Night Baseball will be carriage of local telecasts, including local announcers. Games will be blacked out in each team’s home television territory. Viewers in areas subject to blackouts will be provided with an alternate game telecast or other programming.
MLB Network’s live game schedule for May 1-8 2010 appears below.
MLB Network’s May 1-8 live game schedule:
* Indicates game produced by MLB Network
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
May 1 8:30 p.m. Milwaukee @ San Diego
7:00 p.m. Washington @ Florida (only in Milwaukee & San Diego markets)
May 5 1:00 p.m. Baltimore @ New York Yankees
May 6 1:00 p.m. St. Louis @ Philadelphia
7:00 p.m.* Los Angeles Angels @ Boston – Bob Costas & John Smoltz
7:00 p.m. Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh (only in Los Angeles & Boston markets)
May 7 7:00 p.m. New York Yankees @ Boston
7:00 p.m. St. Louis @ Pittsburgh (only in New York & Boston markets)
May 8 9:00 p.m. Los Angeles Angels @ Seattle
8:00 p.m. Kansas City @ Texas (only in Los Angeles & Seattle markets)