MASN announces 2013 Nationals broadcast schedule

MASN, the television home of the defending National League East champion Washington Nationals, today announced its Major League Baseball schedule for the 2013 season. Once again, all Nationals games broadcast by MASN will be available in crystal-clear high definition, including the April 1 season and home opener against the Miami Marlins.

Other highlights of MASN's 2013 Nationals schedule include interleague series against the Baltimore Orioles (May 27-28, 29-30), and the Chicago White Sox (April 9-11), Detroit Tigers (May 7-8, July 30-31), Minnesota Twins (June 7-9), Cleveland Indians (June 14 and 16) and Kansas City Royals (Aug. 23-25) of the American League Central.

The Nationals will have 92 games air live on MASN and MASN HD, and an additional 61 games will be broadcast on MASN2 and MASN2 HD. Nine Nationals games are currently scheduled to air on national networks in 2012.

Play-by-play voice Bob Carpenter and color analyst F.P. Santangelo, a former major leaguer, will again serve as the primary MASN announce team. Carpenter enters his eighth season in the Nationals broadcast booth, while Santangelo begins his third campaign with MASN.

MASN will simulcast 20 Nationals games on WUSA 9 in Washington, D.C. These MASN simulcasts on Channel 9 will occur on opening day and select weekend dates.

A full listing of cable, satellite and fiber optic channel positions will be available at www.MASNsports.com.

Every available regular season Nationals game, and each "Nats Xtra" pregame and postgame show, will be aired in crystal-clear high definition on MASN during the 2013 season. MASN features an all-star talent team and comprehensive online coverage at MASNsports.com.

For a printable PDF version of the complete 2013 schedule, visit
http://www.MASN.me/NationalsSchedule

About Mid-Atlantic Sports Network:

Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) is a regional sports network owned by two Major League Baseball franchises - the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles - and televises every available game of both teams, live and in high-definition. The network is available in a seven-state region, from Harrisburg, Pa., to Charlotte, N.C., on 30 cable, satellite and telcos operators. Since the launch of its full-time, 24/7 schedule in 2006, MASN has televised more than 550 professional and NCAA Division I collegiate events annually. MASN is the official cable network of Georgetown Hoyas basketball, George Mason Patriots basketball, "Big East Game of the Week" in basketball and football, Big South basketball and the BB&T Classic.


For more information, please visit www.MASNSports.com.