MLB on TBS Tuesday Night Continues With Star-Studded Matchups, Exceptional List of On-Air Talent

After a successful run during March Madness, Turner Sports is flipping the page to its coverage of the 2022 MLB season with a full slate of games and top-tier talent.

The new season-long MLB on TBS Tuesday Night franchise will debut with a star-studded showcase between National League West Division rivals – the San Diego Padres and Manny Machado visiting the San Francisco Giants, last season’s winningest team – Tuesday, April 12, at 9:30 p.m. ET. This season will mark the start of the seven-year rights extension between Turner Sports and Major League Baseball highlighted by a season-long Tuesday night game of the week and expansive live MLB Postseason game coverage.

The MLB on TBS Tuesday Night schedule will feature multiple appearances by the defending World Series Champion Atlanta Braves, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Giants – the two teams with the highest regular season winning percentage from last season – along with the New York Yankees, Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox.

The first half schedule will feature a mix of division rivalries, Interleague showcases, a bevy of 2021 Postseason participants and some of the youngest and biggest stars in the game The season-long Tuesday night MLB franchise will include 30-minute pregame and postgame studio shows each week. Click HERE for the full schedule.

The new MLB on TBS Tuesday Night franchise will also feature a heavy-hitting lineup of studio and game commentators to provide baseball fans with top-tier coverage throughout the entire season. Studio coverage will be hosted by Ernie Johnson or Lauren Shehadi throughout the regular season, joined by Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez, World Series Champion Jimmy Rollins and three-time All-Star Curtis Granderson, a trio who have teamed up to provide MLB Postseason studio analysis on the network since 2020.

Brian Anderson and Bob Costas will share play-by-play duties over the course of the regular season, with Ron Darling and Jeff Francoeur providing game analysis.

This season will mark the start of a new seven-year rights agreement between Turner Sports and Major League Baseball including a season-long regular season slate and extension coverage of the MLB Postseason. The current multimedia rights agreement extends the partnership between Turner Sports and MLB to more than 50 years. The partnership represents one of the longest-running relationships between a media company and league in the history of televised sports, dating back to 1973 when MLB games were first televised on WTCG (now TBS).

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