This press release comes from MLB. It’s going to be quite an extravaganza.
Secaucus, NJ, July 2, 2012 – MLB Network is set to cover the 83rd MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City with over 14 hours of coverage starting Monday, July 9. MLB Network’s:
- Greg Amsinger
- Sean Casey
- Peter Gammons
- Brian Kenny
- Al Leiter
- Kevin Millar
- Dan Plesac
- Harold Reynolds
- Alanna Rizzo and
- Chris Rose
will bring viewers behind the scenes and on the field with access to batting practice, player and manager interviews, media day and the MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevrolet.
Coverage begins on Monday, July 9 at 1:30 p.m. ET at the All-Star player and manager media day, followed by a special 90-minute Intentional Talk: All-Star Edition with Rose and Millar on the field at Kauffman Stadium at 4:30 p.m. ET, MLB Tonight: All-Star Edition live from batting practice at 6:00 p.m. ET, and a highlight-filled MLB Tonight: All-Star Edition after the State Farm Home Run Derby.
On Tuesday, July 10, MLB Network will exclusively telecast the MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevrolet, hosted by Greg Amsinger, Harold Reynolds and Alanna Rizzo, at 4:00 p.m. ET, featuring all of the 2012 All-Stars, MLB All-Star Ambassador and 13-time MLB All-Star George Brett, and NL and AL All-Star team managers Tony La Russa and Ron Washington as they make their way to Kauffman Stadium for the All-Star Game. Following the parade, MLB Tonight: All-Star Edition will air live on the field at 5:00 p.m. ET, including a special interview by Harold Reynolds with George Brett, leading up to and immediately following FOX’s coverage of the 83rd All-Star Game starting at 7:30 p.m. ET. MLB Tonight: All-Star Edition in Kansas City will be presented by Firestone.
“Mind Your Manners,” the second single by electro-inspired hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang, from their critically acclaimed full-length debut album BREAKFAST, will be featured throughout all of MLB Network’s 2012 All-Star Game programming and promotions. The song samples the now buzzed-about Swedish group Icona Pop!.
MLB Network will round out its All-Star Week coverage on July 11 with the exclusive live telecast of the 25th annual Triple-A All-Star Game. The game will be called by MLB Network’s Paul Severino and MLB.com draft and prospect expert Jonathan Mayo, with reporting from MLB Network’s Sam Ryan, live from Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo, NY, home of the Buffalo Bisons, the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets.
MLB Network’s 2012 All-Star Week Programming:
All times ET and subject to change. Check MLBNetwork.com for updates.
Monday, July 9:
1:30 p.m.: All-Star Media Day 4:30 p.m.: Intentional Talk: All-Star Edition at Batting Practice 6:00 p.m.: MLB Tonight: All-Star Edition at Batting Practice Post-Derby: MLB Tonight: All-Star Edition
Tuesday, July 10:
4:00 p.m.: MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevrolet 5:00 p.m.: MLB Tonight: All-Star Edition at Batting Practice 7:30 p.m.: MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevrolet (abbreviated) Postgame: MLB Tonight: All-Star Edition
Wednesday, July 11:
7:00 p.m.: 25th annual Triple-A All-Star Game