Release Date: 6/10/2010
“Sunday MLB on TBS” Alters Schedule to Feature Stephen Strasburg’s Second Career Start
“Sunday MLB on TBS” continues on June 13 with TBS adding the Washington Nationals at Cleveland Indians game at 1 p.m. (ET). The Nationals probable starter is scheduled to be rookie phenom pitcher Stephen Strasburg when the Nationals visit probable starter David Huff and the Cleveland Indians. TBS will also add two super slo-mo cameras for the telecast; a centerfield camera and a right field line camera.
In his MLB pitching debut, Strasburg got the win as he struck out 14 batters in 7 innings in a 5-2 Nationals victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley (analyst) will call the action. TBS had previously scheduled and announced the Philadelphia Phillies @ Boston Red Sox game at 1:30 p.m. (ET).
“Sunday MLB on TBS” includes match-ups on TBS every Sunday afternoon throughout the regular season. The network will also exclusively televise the MLB All-Star Selection Show on Sunday, July 4. Additionally, beginning in October TBS will once again provide exclusive coverage of the Division Series and the American League Championship Series (ALCS).
TBS has broadcast MLB coverage for more than 30 years serving as the exclusive home of the MLB Division Series (DS) and one League Championship Series (LCS) since 2007 and home of Atlanta Braves coverage from 1977 to 2007.
SUNDAY MLB ON TBS SCHEDULE:
TIME (ET) EVENT
Sun., June 13
1 p.m. Washington Nationals @ Cleveland Indians
Announcers: Dick Stockton (play-by-play), Buck Martinez (analyst) and Dennis Eckersley (analyst)
SUNDAY MLB ON TBS UPCOMING SCHEDULE:
Sun., June 20
1 p.m. New York Mets @ New York Yankees
Announcers: Dick Stockton (play-by-play) and Dennis Eckersley (analyst)
Sun., June 27
1:30 p.m. Detroit Tigers @ Atlanta Braves
Announcers: Steve Physioc (play-by-play), Ron Darling (analyst) and David Wells (analyst)