Ken Rosenthal Out At MLB Network

MLB Network has cut ties with insider Ken Rosenthal that is believed to be the end result of acrimony that peaked in the summer of 2020 after Rosenthal criticized MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred.

MLB Broadcaster Jim Kaat Apologizes For ’40-Acre’ Comment

HOUSTON (AP) — MLB Network broadcaster Jim Kaat apologized during Friday’s AL Division Series game between the Astros and White Sox after saying teams should try to “get a 40-acre field full of” players who look like Chicago infielder Yoán Moncada. Kaat, a former All-Star pitcher and longtime commentator for the New York Yankees and […]


Baseball’s Postseason Pops Bubble With A Growing Tech Arsenal

After a 2020 “bubble” of neutral sites, the MLB returns to a more traditional postseason format this fall. Big onsite crews are back, vaxxed and masked, and they’re deploying new cameras and presentation graphics to give the games their sharpest look yet. Above, Fox’s Megalodon camera unit features a handheld mirrorless Sony camera with a shallow depth-of-field lens and a stabilizing gimbal rig that provides a very different up-close look of players.

Fubo TV Adds NHL, MLB Networks

Fubo TV has added NHL Network, MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone to its channel lineup. The additions mean that Fubo now offers access to every professional sports league channel.

MLB Network Still Swinging 10 Years Later

MLB Net Turns 10: How It Became A Hit

Executives Tony Petitti and Rob McGlarry talk about the highs (and lows) that came with launching the baseball-focused network.


Fox, MLB, TBS Turn Up The Tech To 11

The three networks carrying post-season baseball have an enhanced technological playbook that includes ubiquitous on-field audio, high-quality slo-mo from new perspectives, data-enhanced graphics, some 4K UHD and, possibly, player- and coach-mounted cameras.


Networks Are All Ears For The MLB Playoffs

Among various tech innovations at this fall’s coverage of baseball’s post-season play are new — and more — infield mics that drive enhanced audio production through an IP routing infrastructure.

PlayStation Vue Adds MLB Network

Mike Emrick Prepares To Move To Baseball

DirecTV To Carry MLB Network Games In 4K

In a bid to lure new customers and counter the ongoing threat of cord-cutting, the satellite service announced a deal to deliver up to 25 MLB Network games live in 4K Ultra UHD this season — the first time Major League Baseball games will be available to U.S. viewers in the format, which offers about four times the resolution of 1080p HD.

MLB Network Analyst Darryl Hamilton Found Dead

MLB Network Names Rob McGlarry President

NBC Tops Sports Emmys, Turner Honored

NBC Sports Group won six awards at Tuesday’s ceremony in New York City, while Fox, HBO Sports and the MLB Network took home five awards each. Ted Turner receives the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Bud Selig To Retire As MLB Commissioner

Bud Selig, the commissioner of Major League Baseball, said Thursday that he plans to retire in January 2015. Selig’s career included a massive drug scandal and a canceled World Series, but Selig, 79, was also responsible for launching the MLB Network and centralizing the sport’s digital rights under

Keith Olbermann To Guest-Host On MLB Network

TBS To Televise MLB’s Newest Playoff Games

TBS has gained exclusive television rights to the new American League and National League wild card playoff games this year and next, and the MLB Network will air postseason games for the first time, it was announced today.


WCBS Sports Anchor Sam Ryan Joins MLB Net