SiriusXM Announces Special Programming for 2023 MLB All-Star Week
Live coverage of the 93rd All-Star Game Presented by Mastercard, SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, MLB Draft and other events from Seattle
A’s pitcher Trevor May joins SiriusXM team to co-host coverage from T-Mobile Park; Joins Jim Bowden, Jenny Cavnar, Jim Duquette, Mike Ferrin and Grant Paulsen
SiriusXM podcasts Black Diamonds and Baseball Bar-B-Cast to record special episodes from Seattle
NEW YORK – June 28, 2023 – Throughout Major League Baseball’s 2023 All-Star Week, SiriusXM will deliver the most extensive audio coverage available to baseball fans around the country. Subscribers will get live broadcasts of the 93rd All-Star Game Presented by Mastercard, the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, the T-Mobile Home Run Derby, the MLB Draft, and more special programming from Seattle.
SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game
On Saturday, July 8, SiriusXM will have the exclusive radio broadcast of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, featuring the best minor league prospects of American League and National League Clubs competing against each other. Pre-game coverage on the MLB Network Radio channel on SiriusXM will begin from T-Mobile Park at 4:00 pm ET/1:00 pm PT with Minors & Majors, the weekly show 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 9, SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio channel will offer live coverage of the first round of the MLB Draft live from Seattle’s Lumen Field. 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 analysis from former GMs Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette, alongside Mike Ferrin and Grant Paulsen.
T-Mobile Home Run Derby
On Monday, July 10, SiriusXM’s on-site programming from T-Mobile Park will begin at 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT with MLB Network Radio hosts Jenny Cavnar, Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette. At 5:00 pm ET/2:00 pm PT Oakland Athletics pitcher Trevor May will join SiriusXM’s Mike Ferrin and Jim Bowden 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.
MLB All-Star Game Presented by Mastercard
On Tuesday, July 11, the MLB Network Radio channel’s coverage from Seattle begins at 5:00 pm ET/2:00 pm PT with SiriusXM’s All-Star Pregame Show. Jenny Cavnar, Jim Duquette and Trevor May will host. Listeners will hear interviews with many of the coaches and players on the field at T-Mobile Park. 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.
Special Episodes of Black Diamonds and Baseball-Bar-B-Cast podcasts
Baseball Bar-B-Cast, the popular podcast hosted by @CespedesBBQ founders Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman, will record several episodes from Seattle around the All-Star Week events. The podcast hosts, known for their lighthearted take on the game, will also interview many of the Futures Game players in town to give their audience an opportunity to get to know the game’s future stars and their stories.
Black Diamonds, the award-winning podcast presented by SiriusXM and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, will record multiple episodes from Capital One Play Ball Park at Lumen Field during All-Star Week. Fans in attendance at Play Ball Park can see host and museum president Bob Kendrick interview personalities from around the game.
Black Diamonds and Baseball Bar-B-Cast are SiriusXM Sports podcasts and are available on the SXM App and all major podcast platforms.
Throughout MLB All-Star Week, eligible T-Mobile customers attending events at T-Mobile Park who check in through the MLB Ballpark App can unlock a free 6-month SiriusXM Streaming Platinum offer. Eligibility and offer details apply.
About Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America with a portfolio of audio businesses including its flagship subscription entertainment service SiriusXM; the ad-supported and premium music streaming services of Pandora; an expansive podcast network; and a suite of business and advertising solutions. Reaching a combined monthly audience of approximately 150 million listeners, SiriusXM offers a broad range of content for listeners everywhere they tune in with a diverse mix of live, on-demand, and curated programming across music, talk, news, and sports. For more about SiriusXM, please go to: www.siriusxm.com.
Released June 28, 2023