FOX MLB Pregame Show Anchored by Powerhouse Lineup Including Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz and Derek Jeter
Preeminent Duo of Joe Davis and John Smoltz Enter the Booth for Second MLB All-Star Game Together
NEW YORK – Stars light up the Emerald City as FOX Sports prepares for the 93rd MLB All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on Tuesday, July 11, at 8:00 PM ET on FOX, FOX Deportes and the FOX Sports app.
As the American League looks to extend its nine-game winning streak against the National League, the network unveils an impressive lineup of established broadcasters, unmatched analysts and expansive digital coverage.
With nearly 40 All-Star Game appearances between them, World Series champion Alex Rodriguez (14) and Hall of Famers David Ortiz (10) and Derek Jeter (14) – fresh off his acclaimed broadcast debut in London – join veteran host Kevin Burkhardt as the FOX MLB studio team leads off the network’s coverage on Monday, July 10 at 3:00 PM ET on FS1. The two-hour LIVE AT THE ALL-STAR GAME preview show features on-site player interviews in addition to a look back at the first half of the season.
Burkhardt, Rodriguez, Ortiz and Jeter return on Tuesday, July 11 at 7:00 PM ET on FOX to prepare viewers for the on-field action. The revered pregame show includes a feature on 2001 All-Star Game MVP Cal Ripken which revisits his memorable, final Midsummer Classic (Seattle) plus a voiceover from Grammy Award-winning Seattle native Macklemore.
Among the highlights, multi-Emmy Award winner Tom Rinaldi and several legendary baseball names share what makes Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani one of the sport’s greatest players.
Live from T-Mobile Park, lead FOX MLB play-by-play announcer Joe Davis reunites with first-ballot Hall-of-Famer and Sports Emmy Award winner John Smoltz in the booth for the network’s 24th Midsummer Classic.
Emmy Award-winning reporter Ken Rosenthal and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Tom Verducci round out the broadcast crew, providing inside information and in-game reports from the field.
The leader among MLB television coverage in Spanish, FOX Deportes offers an exclusive Spanish-language presentation of the Midsummer Classic from Seattle.
Coverage begins Tuesday, July 11 at 7:00 PM ET live from T-Mobile Park, featuring announcer Adrian Garcia-Marquez and former MLB infielder Edgar Gonzalez, alongside veteran broadcasters Carlos Alvarez and Jaime Motta.
Additionally, the network’s daily program, TOTAL SPORTS 360 provides coverage from Seattle with up-to-the-minute reports, highlights, interviews and more.
FOX SPORTS DIGITAL
FOX Sports’ expansive online coverage of MLB All-Star Week events is supported by a deep roster of experts, analysts and reporters to provide fans the ultimate all-access experience across digital platforms, including the FOX Sports app, FOXSports.com, MLB on FOX Social and wherever podcasts are consumed.
Ben Verlander and Alex Curry’s award-winning original digital franchise FLIPPIN’ BATS is on-site in Seattle as the duo contributes live shows before and after the All-Star Game from the field, plus interviews with All-Stars and celebrities from the red carpet. They’ll also chat with baseball icons and enthusiasts attending events throughout the week.
FOX Sports baseball writers Jordan Shusterman and Rowan Kavner will be in Seattle and regularly contributing in-depth perspective, available on the FOX Sports app and FOXSports.com, covering the top players and memorable moments from the All-Star Game festivities. Jake Mintz and Deesha Thosar will add to FOX Sports’ complete coverage including features on emerging stars and reports from the MLB Draft, Home Run Derby and All-Star Game.
The network’s presentation of the 2023 MLB All-Star Game is available on the FOX Sports app, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content through iOS and Android devices.
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