Headlines MLB Network’s Game Schedule for July 6-10
Schedule features Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays and NL East first-place Atlanta Braves visiting the second-place New York Mets
Secaucus, N.J., July 2, 2010 – Coming off a three-game series earlier this week, the Philadelphia Phillies host the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday Night Baseball on July 8 at 7:00 p.m. ET, part of MLB Network’s live game schedule for July 6 – 10. MLB Network’s Matt Vasgersian and John Smoltz will call the game live from Citizens Bank Park. The NL showdown, featuring Cincinnati’s five-time All-Star Scott Rolen, will continue during Saturday Night Baseball on July 10 at 7:00 p.m. ET with the final game of the series in Philadelphia.
Leading up to the 81st MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 13, the remainder of MLB Network’s live game schedule for the week includes the Boston Red Sox matching up against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday, July 6 at 7:00 p.m. ET. The surging Chicago White Sox, who have won 12 of their last 15 games, take on the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during MLB Matinee on Thursday, July 8 at 2:00 p.m. ET. On Friday, July 9 at 7:00 p.m. ET, viewers will see either the New York Mets host the first-place Atlanta Braves, as they look to gain ground in the NL East before the All-Star break, or the San Francisco Giants, currently on their longest road trip of 2010, at the Washington Nationals.
Minor League action continues on MLB Network this week when the Norfolk Tides (Triple-A – Baltimore Orioles) match up against the Gwinnett Braves (Triple-A – Atlanta Braves) on Wednesday, July 7 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
MLB Tonight, MLB Network’s Emmy Award-winning signature nightly studio show with look-ins at live games, will air live at 5:30 p.m. ET on July 6, 7 and 9 as well as after the Angels at White Sox game and Thursday Night Baseball on July 8. MLB Tonight, featuring analysis of the 2010 All-Star selections, will also air on Sunday, July 11 at 5:00 p.m. ET, followed by Quick Pitch at 7:00 p.m. ET.
Game telecasts other than Thursday Night Baseball will be carriage of local telecasts, including local announcers, and games will be blacked out in each team’s home television territory. Viewers in areas subject to blackouts in most markets will be provided with an alternate game telecast or other programming.
MLB Network’s July 6 – July 10 live game schedule:
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
July 6 7:00 p.m. Boston at Tampa Bay
7:00 p.m. Atlanta at Philadelphia (in select markets)
July 7 2:00 p.m. Norfolk Tides at Gwinnett Braves (MiLB)
July 8 2:00 p.m. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Chicago White Sox
7:00 p.m.* Thursday Night Baseball: Cincinnati at Philadelphia – Matt Vasgersian & John Smoltz
7:00 p.m. Minnesota at Toronto (only in Reds and Phillies markets)
July 9 7:00 p.m. Atlanta at New York Mets or San Francisco at Washington
July 10 7:00 p.m. Cincinnati at Philadelphia
7:00 p.m. St. Louis at Houston (in select markets)
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