MLB Network concludes its live coverage with three consecutive nights of games starting tonight. It’ll go until Saturday night. Here’s the press release.
BRAVES, PADRES AND GIANTS FIGHT FOR POSTSEASON SPOTS DURING LAST REGULAR SEASON WEEKEND ON MLB NETWORKPath to the Pennant To Preview League Division Series at 8:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, October 3Secaucus, N.J., September 29, 2010 - With the Division Series beginning one week from today, MLB Network continues to air matchups with playoff implications, starting when the San Diego Padres host the Chicago Cubs on Thursday Night Baseball on September 30 at 6:30 p.m. ET. The Padres, who are looking for their first trip to the Postseason in four years, trail the San Francisco Giants by two games in the NL West and the Atlanta Braves by 1 ½ games in the NL Wild Card race. Padres right-hander Jon Garland, going for his 15th win of the season, is scheduled to pitch opposite Cubs left-hander Tom Gorzelanny.The action continues with a doubleheader on Friday, October 1, starting when the NL East champion Philadelphia Phillies visit the NL Wild Card-leading Atlanta Braves at 7:30 p.m. ET. Viewers in select markets will see the New York Yankees, who have clinched a playoff spot, against their division rival Boston Red Sox at 7:00 p.m. ET, live from Fenway Park. In the battle for a division title and home-field advantage, the Yankees trail the Tampa Bay Rays by a half-game in the AL East. At 10:00 p.m. ET, the Padres take on the Giants in a showdown for the NL West division title, live from AT&T Park. Left-hander Barry Zito is scheduled to take the mound for the Giants against the Padres’ Clayton Richard. The Giants are looking to return to the Postseason for the first time since 2003. Saturday Night Baseball features the Rays, who also have clinched a playoff spot, traveling to Kauffman Stadium to face the Kansas City Royals at 7:00 p.m. ET.MLB Tonight, MLB Network’s Emmy Award-winning signature nightly studio show, airs seven days a week, featuring updates, highlights, bonus coverage and look-ins at live games in progress. Path to the Pennant, a two-hour program recapping the 2010 division races and looking ahead to the League Division Series, will air immediately following MLB Tonight on Sunday, October 3. Quick Pitch, MLB Network’s highlights show of record, airs nightly with recaps of all the great fielding and scoring plays from the day’s games.MLB Network’s complete live game schedule for September 30 – October 2:All times ET and subject to change, check MLBNetwork.com for updatesUnless otherwise announced, games will be blacked out in each club’s home television territoryDate Time GameSeptember 30 6:30 p.m. Chicago Cubs at San Diego7:00 p.m. Houston at Cincinnati [In Cubs and Padres markets]October 1 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta7:00 p.m. New York Yankees at Boston [In select markets]10:00 p.m. San Diego at San Francisco10:00 p.m. Arizona at Los Angeles Dodgers [In Padres and Giants markets]October 2 7:00 p.m. Tampa Bay at Kansas City8:00 p.m. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Texas [In Rays and Royals markets]
That will do it.