12/5/2013 10:06 A.M. ET
MLB Network to air live wall-to-wall coverage from the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings in Orlando next week
Insiders Peter Gammons, Jon Heyman, Ken Rosenthal, Joel Sherman & Tom Verducci to Provide Live Trade and Free Agent Updates & Analysis Throughout The Week. 16-Year MLB Veteran Mark DeRosa to Make His Debut as an MLB Network Analyst on MLB Tonight on Monday, December 9.
By / MLB.com
MLB Network will air more than 30 live hours of coverage from the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings headquarters in Orlando, Florida next week with special editions of Hot Stove, Intentional Talk, Inside MLB and MLB Tonight, starting with MLB Tonight this Sunday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Throughout the Winter Meetings, MLB Network insiders Peter Gammons (@pgammo), Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS), Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1), Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) and Tom Verducci will provide live trade and free agent updates across all of MLB Network's programming, including a live on-site edition of Inside MLB on Monday, December 9 at 10:00 p.m. ET. MLB Network will also produce an on-screen social media ticker that will display the latest news throughout the league.
Matt Vasgersian and Harold Reynolds will co-host Hot Stove, television's only morning show dedicated to baseball, live at 9:00 a.m. ET from Monday, December 9 through Thursday, December 12, featuring interviews with managers and general managers and analysis on potential breaking news that happens overnight.
MLB Tonight, MLB Network's signature studio show, will air each day live at 3:00 p.m. ET and 6:00 p.m. ET with Greg Amsinger, Brian Kenny (@MrBrianKenny) and Matt Yallof (@MattYallofMLB), and analysts Ron Darling, John Hart, Dan Plesac (@Plesac19) and Mark DeRosa (@markdero7), who will be making his debut as an MLB Network analyst after a 16-year MLB career. MLB Tonight will air live at 2:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 12.
On-site editions of Intentional Talk, co-hosted by Chris Rose (@ChrisRose) and Kevin Millar (@KMillar15) will air live at 5:00 p.m. ET from Monday, December 9 through Wednesday December 11, featuring interviews with team personnel, updates on the latest news and rumors from around the league and fan interaction on Facebook and Twitter. Intentional Talk will air live at 1:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 12.
MLB Network will also televise the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Expansion Era election results announcement on Monday, December 9 live at 10:00 a.m. ET. Candidates on the ballot include Dave Concepcion, Bobby Cox, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Tony La Russa, Billy Martin, Marvin Miller, Dave Parker, Dan Quisenberry, Ted Simmons, George Steinbrenner and Joe Torre.
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