Fox Sports en Espanol Announces Lineup for 2009 Major League Baseball Season

Fox Sports en Espanol Announces Lineup for 2009 Major League Baseball Season

Exclusive Coverage of Premier MLB Matchups to Air Throughout the Regular Season and Playoffs on Top Spanish-Language Sports Brand


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    LOS ANGELES,
April 9 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ —

 

    WHAT:

    Fox Sports en
Espanol today announced its exciting lineup of exclusive Spanish-language
broadcasts for the 2009 Major League Baseball (MLB) season, beginning this
Saturday, April 11 when the Boston Red Sox take on the Los Angeles Angels of
Anaheim. 

 

    As part of a
seven-year deal through the 2013 season, a sublicensing agreement with Fox
Broadcasting Company, Fox Sports en Espanol will continue to offer live and
exclusive Spanish-language coverage of approximately 26 regular season games
each year.  This year, however, the
network’s programming will feature top matchups like never before, including NY
Yankees v. Boston Red Sox on April 25 and a National League grudge match
between the World Series Champion Philadelphia Phillies and the LA Dodgers on
June 6.

 

    For the ninth
consecutive year, Fox Sports en Espanol will also offer live and exclusive
Spanish-language coverage of the MLB postseason, including the League
Championship Series and the World Series. 
The All-Star Game will return to the network for the sixth consecutive
season on July 14, live from Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

 

    Adrian Garcia
Marquez, renowned sportscaster for Fox Sports en Espanol, will be returning for
his fifth year to provide play-by-play announcing.  Award-winning color commentator Jose Tolentino and former MLB
catcher Carlos Hernandez will be charged with in-studio commentary and
analysis. 

 

    A complete
schedule of Fox Sports en Espanol’s MLB telecasts is available at
www.foxsportsla.msn.com.

 

    WHEN:

 

   
Week  DATE     
FIRST        AWAY               HOME           FSE AIRTIME

                 

PITCH (ET)                                          (ET)

 

   
1     11-Apr  
4:10 PM   BOSTON RED SOX    LOS ANGELES ANGELS     4:00 PM

        
                                       
of
ANAHEIM

   
2     18-Apr  
3:40 PM   COLORADO ROCKIES  LOS ANGELES DODGERS    3:30 PM

   
3     25-Apr  
4:10 PM   NY YANKEES        BOSTON RED SOX         4:00 PM

   
4     2-May   
3:40 PM   NEW YORK METS     PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES  3:30 PM

   
5     9-May   
3:40 PM   SAN FRANSICO      LOS ANGELES DODGERS    3:30 PM

                             
GIANTS

   
6     16-May  
4:10 PM   NEW YORK METS     SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS   4:00 PM

   
7     23-May  
4:10 PM   PHILADELPHIA      NY YANKEES             4:00 PM

                             
PHILLIES

   
8     30-May  
4:10 PM   LOS ANGELES       CHICAGO CUBS           4:00 PM

                             
DODGERS

   
9     6-Jun   
4:10 PM   PHILADELPHIA      LOS ANGELES DODGERS    4:00 PM

                             
PHILLIES

   
10    13-Jun  
4:10 PM   NEW YORK METS     NY YANKEES             4:00 PM

   
11    20-Jun  
4:10 PM   LOS ANGELES       LOS ANGELES ANGELS     4:00 PM

                             
DODGERS           of ANAHEIM

   
12    27-Jun  
4:10 PM   BOSTON RED SOX    ATLANTA BRAVES         4:00 PM

   
13    4-Jul   
4:10 PM   NEW YORK METS     PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES  4:00 PM

   
14    11-Jul  
4:10 PM   NY YANKEES        LOS ANGELES ANGELS     4:00 PM

   
                                            
of
ANAHEIM

   
15    14-Jul  
8:25 PM   AMERICAN          ALL STAR GAME          8:00 PM

                                              
(@ STL) – NATIONAL

   
15    18-Jul  
4:10 PM   HOUSTON ASTROS    LOS ANGELES DODGERS    4:00 PM

   
16    25-Jul  
4:10 PM   MINNESOTA TWINS   LOS ANGELES ANGELS     4:00 PM

                                               
of ANAHEIM

   
17    1-Aug   
4:10 PM   NY YANKEES        CHICAGO WHITE SOX      4:00 PM

   
18    8-Aug   
4:10 PM   BOSTON RED SOX    NY YANKEES             4:00 PM

   
19    15-Aug  
4:10 PM   LOS ANGELES       ARIZONA D’BACKS        4:00 PM

                             
DODGERS

   
20    22-Aug  
4:10 PM   NY YANKEES        BOSTON RED SOX         4:00 PM

   
21    29-Aug  
4:10 PM   NEW YORK METS     CHICAGO CUBS           4:00 PM

   
22    5-Sep   
4:10 PM   BOSTON RED SOX    CHICAGO WHITE SOX      4:00 PM

   
23    12-Sep  
4:10 PM   CHICAGO WHITE SOX LOS
ANGELES ANGELS     4:00 PM

                         
                      
of ANAHEIM

   
24    19-Sep  
4:10 PM   SAN FRANSICO      LOS ANGELES DODGERS    4:00 PM

                             
GIANTS

   
25    26-Sep  
4:10 PM   TBA               TBA                    4:00 PM

   
26    3-Oct   
4:10 PM   TBA               TBA                    4:00 PM

 

 

    WHERE:  Fox Sports en Espanol

 

    About Fox Sports
en Espanol

    Reaching more
than 14 million cable and satellite households in the country, of which over 5
million are U.S. Hispanic Households, Fox Sports en Espanol is the leader in
Spanish-language sports media. We feature premier soccer programming with
exclusive coverage of the top leagues and tournaments in Latin America and
Europe; coverage of the Major League Baseball regular season, All-Star Game,
American League Championship Series and World Series; championship boxing and
UFC(R) and mixed-martial arts across four compelling media platforms. With more
than 1,600 hours of live and exclusive programming, a robust web site brimming
with streaming video, portable content from FSE Movil and the Fox Sports en
Espanol Magazine, we are and will continue to be the first name in the U.S.
Hispanic sports space.

 

    Fox Sports en
Espanol is distributed by Fox Cable Networks Group and operated by Fox Pan American
Sports LLC, an international sports programming and production entity jointly
owned by HM Capital Partners, LLC and News Corporation’s (NYSE: NWS) Fox Sports
International. For more information, visit Fox Sports en Espanol online at
foxsportsla.msn.com.

 

SOURCE  Fox Sports en
Espanol

Fox Sports en Espanol Announces Lineup for 2009 Major League Baseball Season