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3/29/2013 4:24 P.M. ET

22 clubs featured on National TV during MLB opening week presented by Budweiser

Astros officially join AL on Sunday night vs. Rangers on ESPN; ESPN Opening Day coverage features classic rivalries
FOX & TBS open next weekend With Postseason rematches
MLB Network airing 14 games in first week of season

Major League Baseball is officially back, with 22 different MLB Clubs set to be featured on national television during MLB Opening Week presented by Budweiser. The action starts this Sunday night on ESPN as the Astros officially join the American League and face the Rangers, their new in-state, AL West rivals. ESPN also will present a full slate of games on Opening Day on Monday as well as a doubleheader on Wednesday night, featuring top rivalries including Yankees vs. Red Sox and Giants vs. Dodgers. FOX opens with a tripleheader next Saturday featuring Postseason rematches including Cardinals vs. Giants and Yankees vs. Tigers. TBS returns next Sunday also featuring Yankees vs. Tigers. MLB Network will air 14 games throughout the week, anchored by the Giants vs. Dodgers on Tuesday night on MLB Network Showcase, ensuring baseball is on national TV every single night of the week.

Sun, 3/31 Rangers vs. Astros 8:05pm ESPN
Mon, 4/1 Red Sox vs. Yankees 1:05pm ESPN
  Giants vs. Dodgers 4:10pm ESPN
  Phillies vs. Braves 7:10pm ESPN2
  Cardinals vs. D-backs 10:10pm ESPN2
Tues, 4/2 Orioles vs. Rays 3:10pm MLBN
  Cardinals vs. D-backs 9:40pm MLBN
  Giants vs. Dodgers 10:10pm MLBN
Weds, 4/3 Red Sox vs. Yankees 7:05pm ESPN2
  Giants vs. Dodgers 10:10pm ESPN2
Thurs, 4/4 Angels vs. Reds 12:35pm MLBN
  Padres vs. Mets 1:10pm MLBN
  Red Sox vs. Yankees 7:05pm MLBN
  Phillies vs. Braves 7:10pm MLBN
Fri, 4/5 Yankees v. Tigers 1:05pm MLBN
  Padres vs. Rockies 4:10pm MLBN
  Cardinals vs. Giants 4:35pm MLBN
  Cubs vs. Braves 7:30pm MLBN
  A’s vs. Astros 8:10pm MLBN
Sat, 4/6 Cardinals vs. Giants 4:05pm FOX
  Yankees vs. Tigers 4:05pm FOX
  Angels vs. Rangers 4:05pm FOX
  Royals vs. Phillies 7:05pm MLBN
  Indians vs. Rays 7:10pm MLBN
Sun, 4/7 Yankees vs. Tigers 1:05pm TBS
  Angels vs. Rangers 8:05pm ESPN2

*All Times ET; includes regional coverage, select game blacked out in home markets


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