NEW YORK, July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will offer baseball fans comprehensive coverage of Major League Baseball's 2015 All-Star Week from Cincinnati, OH.
SiriusXM will carry the national broadcast of both the 86th All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 14 (8:00 pm ET), and the Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders on Monday July 13 (8:00 pm ET), live on the MLB Network Radio channel. MLB Network Radio is available nationwide on satellite radios (XM channel 89 and Sirius channel 209), through the SiriusXM app and at SiriusXM.com.
MLB Network Radio will offer listeners extensive pre- and post-event coverage from Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park for both the All-Star Game and Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders. Hosts Casey Stern and former GMs Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette will broadcast live starting at 5:00 pm ET both days, conducting one-on-one interviews with All-Stars, managers, coaches and other personalities from around the game.
On Sunday, July 12 at 10:00 am ET, SiriusXM will present a round table discussion hosted by Stern and featuring several MLB Network Radio hosts/analysts – including former All-Stars Steve Sax and Mike Stanton, former NL Rookie of the Year Todd Hollandsworth, and former general manager Steve Phillips. The hosts will recap the first half of the season, discuss team needs as the trade deadline approaches, and take a look at the teams making a push for the postseason.
This will be followed by the exclusive radio broadcast of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, featuring the top minor league prospects from the U.S. facing off against their counterparts from around the world. MLB Network Radio's pre-game coverage will begin at 1:00 pm ET (Game time: 3:00 pm ET). Mike Ferrin will be the play-by-play voice for the broadcast and Jim Duquette will be the analyst. Jim Bowden will report from the scouts' seats where he will talk with MLB talent evaluators throughout the game, and Grant Paulsen will provide reports from the dugouts and interview the players before, during and after the game.
In addition to MLB Network Radio's All-Star Week coverage, fans will also hear from SiriusXM's Chris "Mad Dog" Russo, who will host his daily all-sports show, Mad Dog Unleashed (Mad Dog Sports Radio, SiriusXM channel 85) live from Great American Ball Park on July 13 and 14 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm ET. Russo is scheduled to be joined on air by MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred on Monday at 6:00 pm ET. His daily MLB Network TV show, High Heat with Christopher Russo, will also originate from Cincinnati those days. High Heat will air live on MLB Network at 4:00 pm ET and will be simulcast on MLB Network Radio.
MLB games are available on Sirius radios with either a Premier or All Access package and on all XM radios. Through SiriusXM's agreement with MLBAM, MLB play-by-play is also available to all subscribers on the SiriusXM app and online at SiriusXM.com.
SiriusXM subscribers listening to MLB games through the SiriusXM app or online have access to a suite of 30 play-by-play channels dedicated to streaming the official radio broadcasts of every MLB team. Listeners also get access to multiple Spanish-language broadcasts. For a schedule of games in English and Spanish with their channel assignments visit www.SiriusXM.com/MLBschedule.
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