NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM, the Official Satellite Radio Partner of Major League Baseball, will provide its most comprehensive coverage to date for the 2014 MLB season, offering subscribers the most extensive coverage available in radio. This year marks the first full season that all SiriusXM subscribers will have access to every regular season and postseason game on their satellite radios, as well as on their mobile devices and online.
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 Internet Radio App and online at SiriusXM.com.
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.
Listeners also get access to multiple Spanish-language broadcasts each night of the regular season from a select number of teams. For a schedule of games in English and Spanish with their channel assignments visit www.SiriusXM.com/MLBschedule.
Listeners will continue to get the most in-depth radio coverage of the league 365 days a year with MLB Network Radio, SiriusXM's 24-hour baseball talk channel (XM channel 89, Sirius channel 209). The channel features the latest baseball news and daily baseball talk with a roster of expert hosts that includes former GMs Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette, former Rookie of the Year Todd Hollandsworth, former manager Kevin Kennedy, former All-Stars Cliff Floyd, Brad Lidge, Steve Sax, Mike Stanton and Rico Petrocelli, plus Casey Stern, Mike Ferrin, Jim Memolo and others.
Starting on Opening Day, March 31, the channel will feature a simulcast of Chris "Mad Dog" Russo's new MLB Network show, High Heat with Christopher Russo, every weekday afternoon. Listeners also get simulcasts of additional MLB Network television programming, including the flagship studio show MLB Tonight.
On Opening Day, MLB Network Radio will broadcast live from Camden Yards, where the Baltimore Orioles will host the defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox. Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin will host their daily show live from the ballpark starting at 10:00 am ET. Then on Friday, April 4, Duquette and Ferrin will broadcast from Nationals Park in Washington DC before the Nationals open up their 2014 home schedule against the Atlanta Braves.
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