Tuesday, February 21, 2012

MLB on TBS Early Season Schedule Released

From TBS Sports - 

“Sunday MLB on TBS” Returns with Multiple Appearances by the
New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox During April and May

Network will deliver its First Pitch on Sunday, April 8 with the
Tampa Bay Rays hosting the Yankees

The ‘boys of summer’ will return to TBS as the network opens its 26-game Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season schedule on Sunday, April 8, with the Tampa Bay Rays hosting their American League East division rival the New York Yankees. The “Sunday MLB on TBS” schedule for 2012, which includes match-ups on the network every Sunday afternoon throughout the regular season, includes multiple appearances by the New York Yankees (April 8, April 29 and May 6) and the Boston Red Sox (April 15, May 20 and May 27). The schedule will also feature a rematch of the 2011 ALCS when Josh Hamilton and the two-time defending AL champion Texas Rangers visit Prince Fielder and the Detroit Tigers on April 22 at 1 p.m. (ET). Other highlights of the early schedule include:

  • April 8: The “Sunday MLB on TBS” schedule gets underway with Derek Jeter and the Yankees taking on Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays (1:30 p.m. ET).
  • May 13: A National League showdown featuring the 2011 World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals hosting the Atlanta Braves (2 p.m. ET).
  • May 20: Interleague match-up between two star-studded squads when Adrian Gonzalez and the Red Sox visit Hunter Pence and the Philadelphia Phillies (1:30 p.m. ET).
The network will also exclusively televise the 2012 MLB All-Star Selection Show on Sunday, July 1. In October, TBS will once again provide exclusive coverage of all four MLB Division Series (DS) and the American League Championship Series (ALCS). The network will announce future games on its schedule coinciding with its selection windows.  

Time (ET)
Sunday, April 8
1:30 p.m.
New York Yankees @ Tampa Bay Rays
Sunday, April 15
1:30 p.m.
Tampa Bay Rays @ Boston Red Sox
Sunday, April 22
1 p.m.
Texas Rangers @ Detroit Tigers
Sunday, April 29
1 p.m.
Detroit Tigers @ New York Yankees
Sunday, May 6
2 p.m.
New York Yankees @ Kansas City Royals
Sunday, May 13
2 p.m.
Atlanta Braves @ St. Louis Cardinals
Sunday, May 20
1:30 p.m.
Boston Red Sox @ Philadelphia Phillies
Sunday, May 27
1:30 p.m.
Tampa Bay Rays @ Boston Red Sox

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