MASN, the television home of the Baltimore Orioles, one of the American League’s wild card teams last season, today announced its Major League Baseball schedule for the 2017 season. Once again, all Orioles games broadcast by MASN will be available in crystal-clear high definition, including the season opener at Camden Yards against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, April 3.
Other highlights of MASN’s 2017 Orioles schedule include interleague games against the Washington Nationals (May 8-9, May 10-11), and meetings with the Cincinnati Reds (April 18-20), Pittsburgh Pirates (June 6-7, Sept. 26-27), St. Louis Cardinals (June 16-18), Milwaukee Brewers (July 3-5) and the the world champion Chicago Cubs (July 14-16) of the National League Central.
The Orioles will have 90 games air live on MASN and an additional 68 games will be broadcast on MASN2. Four Orioles game are currently scheduled to air on national networks in 2017.
Gary Thorne and Jim Hunter will again share play-by-play duties in the MASN broadcast booth, where they will be joined by Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer and Orioles Hall of Fame shortstop Mike Bordick as color analysts. Thorne begins his 32nd season of Major League Baseball play-by-play coverage, his 11th with the Orioles, and Hunter returns for his 21st season as part of the Orioles broadcast team. Palmer enters his 25th season as a color analyst for the Orioles, his only team in a 19-year major league career. Bordick is in his sixth season in the MASN booth.
MASN will again simulcast 20 Orioles games on WJZ-TV (Channel 13), its sole over-the-air partner since 2007. These MASN simulcasts on WJZ-TV will occur on Monday, April 3, for the home opener against the Blue Jays, and on 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 Orioles game, and each “O’s Xtra” pregame and postgame show, will be aired in high definition on MASN during the 2017 season. MASN features an all-star talent team and comprehensive online coverage at MASNsports.com.
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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.