Major League Baseball’s 2022 All-Star Week, Live on SiriusXM
Subscribers get live broadcasts of the 92nd All-Star Game Presented by Mastercard, SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, MLB Draft and other events from Los Angeles
SiriusXM hosts at Dodger Stadium include Jim Bowden, Jenny Cavnar, Jim Duquette, Mike Ferrin, Grant Paulsen and Ryan Spilborghs
Special episodes of award-winning Black Diamonds podcast will feature interviews with former Negro Leagues and MLB stars, and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, live from L.A.
NEW YORK – July 13, 2022 – SiriusXM today announced its extensive programming plans for Major League Baseball’s 2022 All-Star Week, which will deliver comprehensive coverage to listeners around the country and feature live broadcasts of the 92nd All-Star Game Presented by Mastercard, the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, the T-Mobile Home Run Derby, the MLB Draft, plus other special programming from Los Angeles.
SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game
On Saturday, July 16, SiriusXM will have the exclusive radio broadcast of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, featuring the best minor league prospects from the American League and National League competing against each other. Pre-game coverage on the MLB Network Radio channel on SiriusXM will begin from Dodger Stadium at 5:00 pm ET/2:00 pm PT with a special edition of the weekly show, Minors & Majors, hosted by Grant Paulsen. MLB Network Radio’s broadcast of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game will begin at 7:00 pm ET/4:00 pm PT and will feature Mike Ferrin as the play-by-play voice and former MLB GM Jim Duquette as the analyst. Before, during and after the game, former MLB GM Jim Bowden and Paulsen will conduct interviews with players from the AL and NL team dugouts.
On Sunday, July 17, SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio channel will offer live coverage of the first round of the MLB Draft. SiriusXM’s pre-Draft show will air at 6:00 pm ET/3:00 pm PT. The Draft begins at 7:00 pm ET/4:00 pm PT and SiriusXM listeners will hear the live selections of every team in the first round, accompanied by commentary and analysis from former GMs Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette, alongside Mike Ferrin and Grant Paulsen. SiriusXM’s broadcast team will also conduct interviews with several of the draft picks in attendance.
T-Mobile Home Run Derby
On Monday, July 18, SiriusXM’s on-site programming from Los Angeles will begin at 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT with MLB Network Radio hosts Jim Bowden, Jenny Cavnar and Grant Paulsen hosting live from Dodger Stadium. At 5:00 pm ET/2:00 pm PT former MLB outfielder Ryan Spilborghs, Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin will be on the field to host SiriusXM’s pre-game programming and interview many of the All-Stars in attendance. The MLB Network Radio channel will air ESPN Radio’s broadcast of the Home Run Derby starting at 8:00 pm ET/5:00 pm PT, followed by SiriusXM’s post-game programming hosted by Duquette and Ferrin.
MLB All-Star Game Presented by Mastercard
On Tuesday, July 19, the MLB Network Radio channel’s coverage from Dodger Stadium begins at 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT with a special edition of Power Alley hosted by Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin. At 5:00 pm ET/2:00 pm PT MLB Network Radio will air SiriusXM’s All-Star Pregame Show, hosted by Jim Bowden, Jenny Cavnar and Ryan Spilborghs. Listeners will hear interviews with Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and many of the coaches and players at Dodger Stadium. The pre-game show will lead into ESPN Radio’s play-by-play broadcast of the All-Star Game starting at 8:00 pm ET/5:00 pm PT, followed by SiriusXM’s post-game programming hosted by Bowden and Cavnar.
Special Episodes of Black Diamonds podcast in L.A.
Black Diamonds, the award-winning podcast presented by SiriusXM and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, will record episodes live from Los Angeles featuring several former Negro Leagues and Major League Baseball players. On Sunday, July 17, museum president Bob Kendrick will host from Play Ball Park in the Los Angeles Convention Center alongside special guests that will include former All-Star and World Series MVP Dave Stewart, Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins, former All-Stars and The Players Alliance Board of Directors members Curtis Granderson, Edwin Jackson and CC Sabathia, and others.
On Monday, July 18, Kendrick will record another special episode with Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts at SiriusXM’s studios in Los Angeles. Black Diamonds is a SiriusXM Sports Podcast production and these episodes and others will be available on the SXM App, Pandora, Stitcher and other podcast platforms.
SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio channel will also present two specials celebrating All-Star week in Los Angeles. Remember When: We Love LA (and Brooklyn Too) featuring SiriusXM’s Ed Randall and Kevin Kennedy talking to former Dodgers legends about their time in Los Angeles (and Brooklyn) will debut Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 am ET/5:00 am PT. Then, An Oral History of Dodger Stadium featuring SiriusXM’s Mike Ferrin and Dodgers historian Mark Langill covering baseball, and non-baseball, events that have taken place at Dodger Stadium over the years will debut Sunday, July 17 at 11:00 am ET/8:00 am PT. Both specials will also be available on the SXM App.
MLB Network Radio (channel 89) is available to subscribers nationwide on SiriusXM radios, the SXM App (siriusxm.us/2Pdwnu6), and with Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant or however they stream at home. Streaming access is included with all of SiriusXM’s audio trials and most popular plans. For more info visit SiriusXM.com/MLBSXM.
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Released July 13, 2022