SIRIUS XM Radio announced today that it will offer baseball fans extensive coverage of the 2009 Major League Baseball postseason starting Wednesday, October 7, with live play-by-play of every game on XM, plus playoff talk and analysis every day on SIRIUS XM’s MLB Home Plate and Mad Dog Radio channels.
As the Official Satellite Radio Partner of Major League Baseball, XM broadcasts every MLB game from Opening Day through the World Series. Starting with the League Championship Series games, XM will offer listeners the official team radio broadcasts for both the home and visiting ball clubs for every game, in addition to national ESPN Radio broadcasts throughout the postseason and Spanish language broadcasts for select games.
SIRIUS XM’s 24 hour baseball talk channel, MLB Home Plate (XM channel 175, SIRIUS channel 210 with the “Best of XM”), will offer fans the latest news and analysis from a panel of expert hosts that includes Cal Ripken Jr., Bill Ripken, Rob Dibble, Kevin Kennedy, Buck Martinez, Jim Duquette, Mitch Williams, Rico Petrocelli and others. MLB Home Plate will broadcast live from ballparks before and after games, offering game previews and post-game interviews with players, managers and coaches.
Every Tuesday through the World Series, Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson will host a new edition of the exclusive talk radio series, October Nights, (7:00 – 9:00 pm ET) on Mad Dog Radio (SIRIUS channel 123, XM channel 144). The six-week series, running through November 10, will feature Jackson and co-host Bill Pidto talking about the playoff picture in the American and National Leagues and Jackson’s own experiences in the postseason.
Mad Dog Radio, SIRIUS XM’s all-sports talk channel, will offer fans a place for two-way baseball talk all day, every day of the postseason. During the LCS and World Series, headliner Chris ‘Mad Dog’ Russo will host his daily show, Mad Dog Unleashed, (weekdays, 2:00 – 7:00 pm ET) live on select dates from the AL or NL ballpark.
For more info visit www.xmradio.com/mlb or www.sirius.com.
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