TBS Releases MLB Division Series Television Coverage Schedule

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October 4th, 2013

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via press release:

TBS’ MLB Division Series Coverage to Feature Seven Games over Next Three DaysNetwork to Add Nine-Time MLB All-Star Gary Sheffield and Baltimore Orioles Three-Time All-Star Adam Jones as Guest Studio Analysts

 

TBS’ extensive 2013 MLB Postseason coverage will continue today, Friday, Oct. 4, with a tripleheader beginning with the Tampa Bay Rays visiting the Boston Red Sox (Game 1) at 3 p.m. ET followed by the Atlanta Braves hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers (Game 2) at 6 p.m. The third game of the night will feature the Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics (Game 1) at 9:30 p.m.

Brian Anderson will provide play-by-play for the Rays/Red Sox game with analysts John Smoltz and Joe Simpson with reporter Rachel Nichols, with Ernie Johnson handling the call for the Dodgers/Braves match-up with analysts Ron Darling and Cal Ripken with reporter Craig Sager. Don Orsillo will call the action for Tigers/Athletics with analysts Dennis Eckersley and Buck Martinez with reporter David Aldridge.

The network’s coverage will begin at 2:30 p.m. with the MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by Jeep show hosted by Keith Olbermann with analysts Pedro Martinez and Tom Verducci with commentary and insights from Dirk Hayhurst. Following each night’s game coverage, the studio team will wrap up the action on The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Johnnie Walker.

Additionally, nine-time MLB All-Star Gary Sheffield will join the TBS studio as a guest analyst Saturday, Oct. 5, through Monday, Oct. 7. Sheffield, who spent 22 years in the Major Leagues, won a World Series with the Florida Marlins in 1997. Beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 8 through Thursday, Oct. 10, three-time MLB All-Star Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles will be a guest analyst with the TBS studio crew.

Following is the MLB Postseason on TBS schedule through Sunday, Oct. 6:

Date Time (ET) Games/Commentator Teams

Friday, Oct. 4
2:30 p.m. ET
MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by Jeep
Keith Olbermann (host), Dirk Hayhurst, Pedro Martinez and Tom Verducci (analysts)

3 p.m.
ALDS, Game 1: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox
Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Joe Simpson and John Smoltz (analyst) with Rachel Nichols (reporter)

6 p.m.
NLDS, Game 2: Dodgers at Braves
Ernie Johnson (play-by-play), Ron Darling and Cal Ripken (analysts) with Craig Sager (reporter)

9:30 p.m.
ALDS, Game 1: Detroit Tigers at Oakland Athletics
Don Orsillo (play-by-play), Dennis Eckersley and Buck Martinez (analysts) with David Aldridge (reporter)

Postgame
The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Johnnie Walker
Olbermann, Hayhurst, Martinez and Verducci

Saturday, Oct. 5
4:30 p.m.
MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by Jeep
Olbermann, Hayhurst, Martinez, Gary Sheffield and Verducci

5:30 p.m.
ALDS, Game 2: Rays at Red Sox
Anderson, Simpson and Smoltz with Nichols

9 p.m.
ALDS, Game 2: Tigers at Athletics
Orsillo, Eckersley and Martinez with Aldridge

Postgame
The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Johnnie Walker
Olbermann, Hayhurst, Martinez, Sheffield and Verducci

Sunday, Oct. 6
3:30 p.m.
MLB Postseason Pre-Game on TBS presented by Jeep
Olbermann, Hayhurst, Martinez, Sheffield and Verducci

4:30 p.m.
NLDS, Game 3: Cardinals at Pirates
Dick Stockton (play-by-play) and Bob Brenly (analyst) with Matt Winer (reporter)

8 p.m.
NLDS, Game 3: Braves at Dodgers
Johnson, Darling and Ripken with Sager

Postgame
The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Johnnie Walker
Olbermann, Hayhurst, Martinez, Sheffield and Verducci

For all the latest MLB on TBS Postseason news, be sure to follow @MLBonTBS and @TurnerSportsPR on Twitter.

 
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