By SiriusXM, Special for USDR.
SiriusXM will again provide the most comprehensive national Major League Baseball coverage available on radio for the 2017 MLB season. SiriusXM subscribers will have access to every regular season and postseason game on their satellite radios and via the SiriusXM app, as well as 24/7 news, talk and analysis on the exclusive MLB Network Radio channel.
Throughout the season, every MLB game is 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. The SiriusXM app offers a suite of 30 play-by-play channels dedicated to streaming the official radio broadcasts of every MLB team, giving fans access to both the home and visiting team broadcasts for every game.
The 2017 MLB season begins on Sunday, April 2, with a tripleheader featuring the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the New York Yankees (1:10 pm ET), the San Francisco Giants visiting the Arizona Diamondbacks (4:10 pm ET) and the World Champion Chicago Cubs visiting the St. Louis Cardinals (8:35 pm ET). Baseball’s official Opening Day is Monday, April 3, with the other 24 MLB clubs in action.
For a schedule of all games and their SiriusXM channels visit www.SiriusXM.com/MLBschedule.
Listeners also get the most in-depth coverage and analysis 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’s roster of expert hosts includes former GMs Jim Bowden, Jim Duquette and Steve Phillips, former players Cliff Floyd, Brad Lidge, CJ Nitkowski, Steve Sax, Ryan Spilborghs, Mike Stanton and Rico Petrocelli, former manager Kevin Kennedy, national baseball writers Mel Antonen, Tyler Kepner, Scott Miller and Jon Paul Morosi, as well as Casey Stern, Scott Braun, Mike Ferrin, Jeff Joyce, Dan Graca, Jim Memolo, Grant Paulsen and Sam Ryan.
Joining the MLB Network Radio staff as hosts this season will be former major league veteran players Eduardo Perez and Matt Diaz.
On Opening Day, April 3, MLB Network Radio will broadcast live from Camden Yards before the Baltimore Orioles host the Toronto Blue Jays. Former general manager Steve Phillips and Scott Braun will host live from the ballpark starting at 12:00 pm ET.
Throughout the season, listeners will hear regular one-on-one interviews with several managers including: Brad Ausmus (Tigers), Jeff Banister (Rangers), Bruce Bochy (Giants), Kevin Cash (Rays), Craig Counsell (Brewers), John Farrell (Red Sox), A.J. Hinch (Astros), Bob Melvin (Athletics) and Ned Yost (Royals).
MLB Network Radio also features a simulcast of Chris “Mad Dog” Russo’s MLB Network show, High Heat with Christopher Russo, every weekday afternoon at 1:00 pm ET as well as simulcasts of additional MLB Network television programming, including the flagship studio show MLB Tonight on weeknights at 6:00 pm ET.