NEW YORK, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), the Official Satellite Radio Partner of Major League Baseball and the Official Internet Radio Partner of MLB.com, will offer listeners comprehensive coverage of the 2013 MLB season with live play-by-play of every game plus daily in-depth talk, news and analysis on the MLB Network Radio channel.
SiriusXM subscribers can listen to live broadcasts of all regular season games, the All-Star Game and every Postseason game through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online at siriusxm.com as well as on XM satellite radios. Spanish-language broadcasts for some games are also available. Listeners can find channel assignments for games at www.siriusxm.com/mlbschedule.
In addition to MLB games, SiriusXM offers baseball fans 24 hour coverage of their sport on the MLB Network Radio channel, available on channel 89 for XM subscribers and channel 209 for Sirius Premier subscribers.
MLB Network Radio airs 365 days a year and showcases a daily lineup of call-in talk shows hosted by expert analysts like former GMs Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette, 1996 Rookie of the Year Todd Hollandsworth, former manager Kevin Kennedy, former All-Stars Mike Cameron, Cliff Floyd, Jeff Nelson, Mike Stanton and Rico Petrocelli, plus Mike Ferrin, Jeff Joyce, Jim Memolo, Casey Stern and others, as well as simulcasts of MLB Network television programming, including the in-season studio show MLB Tonight.
Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. and Bill Ripken will debut a new season of their weekly MLB Network Radio show, Ripken Baseball, on Wednesday, April 3 at 12:00 pm ET. After the season premiere, the show will air in its regular timeslot, Fridays at 12:00 pm ET, throughout the season.
SiriusXM subscribers listening to MLB games through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online have access to a suite of 30 play-by-play channels dedicated to streaming the official radio broadcasts of every MLB team. These channels give fans access to both the home and visiting team broadcasts for every MLB game, allowing them to hear their favorite team's announcers all season long.
For more info, please visit www.siriusxm.com/mlbnetworkradio.
About Sirius XM Radio
Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 24 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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