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Offers most comprehensive baseball coverage in radio
MLB Network Radio channel visits all 30 MLB Spring Training camps in 20 days starting March 1
Chris Russo to host his Mad Dog Sports Radio show from nine Cactus League and Grapefruit League parks
NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM, the only radio broadcaster delivering live play-by-play of every MLB regular season game from every team, announced today the broadcast schedule for its annual MLB Spring Training Tour, which will begin March 1 and offer the most comprehensive coverage available in radio. Baseball fans nationwide will get an in-depth look at all 30 Major League Baseball clubs as they prepare for the 2014 season.
SiriusXM's exclusive 24-hour baseball talk channel, MLB Network Radio, and its all-sports talk channel, Mad Dog Sports Radio, will broadcast live from ballparks in Arizona and Florida and present one-on-one interviews with managers, players and executives from every MLB team.
MLB Network Radio (XM channel 89, Sirius channel 209) will visit all 30 spring training sites from March 1-20. SiriusXM's Casey Stern and former Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals general manager Jim Bowden will broadcast from Arizona's Cactus League ballparks from March 2-16. Mike Ferrin and former New York Mets and Baltimore Orioles general manager Jim Duquette will cover the west coast sites of Florida's Grapefruit League from March 1-9 and the east coast locations from March 15-20 (@MLBNetworkRadio).
On Mad Dog Sports Radio (SiriusXM channel 86) Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo will host his daily show, Mad Dog Unleashed, from Arizona locations from March 3-7, then will take his show to Florida for four Grapefruit League broadcasts March 11-14. (@MadDogRadio)
"No other radio broadcaster delivers the level of MLB coverage that SiriusXM does, in quality or comprehensiveness," said Steve Cohen, SiriusXM's SVP of Sports Programming. "Through spring training, and throughout the year, MLB Network Radio and Mad Dog Sports Radio will be a tremendous source for fans of all 30 Major League clubs."
SiriusXM, the Official Satellite Radio Partner of MLB since 2005, offers live play-by-play of every regular and postseason MLB game, as well as select spring training and Spanish-language game broadcasts, on both Sirius and XM satellite radios.
Live MLB game broadcasts are also available to subscribers on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online at SiriusXM.com through SiriusXM's agreement with MLBAM. SiriusXM Internet Radio listeners get a suite of 30 play-by-play channels dedicated to streaming the official radio broadcasts of every MLB team for every regular and postseason game.
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