Exclusive Conversation Between Atlanta Superstar Ronald Acuña, Jr. and Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez to Air During Pregame Coverage, Starting at 6:30 p.m.
The inaugural season of the MLB on TBS Tuesday Night franchise will continue tonight, Tuesday, June 21, with the red-hot defending World Series Champion Atlanta Braves hosting the San Francisco Giants at 7 p.m. ET. Brian Anderson, Ron Darling and reporter Kelly Crull will call the action. The TBS game telecast will be available locally in the Atlanta market.
An exclusive interview between dynamic Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña, Jr. and MLB on TBS analyst Pedro Martinez will air ahead of game coverage during the MLB on TBS Leadoff pregame show at 6:30 p.m. The conversation, conducted in Spanish with English subtitles, touches on Acuña’s passion for the game, his return from last year’s knee injury and some of the influential Latin American players he looked up to while growing up.
An interleague matchup between current division leaders and star sluggers will follow on Tuesday, June 28, when the Houston Astros and Yordan Alvarez visit the New York Mets and Pete Alonso at 7 p.m. Bob Costas, Ron Darling and reporter Meredith Marakovits will provide game commentary.
Pregame and postgame studio coverage will bookend game action on both nights.
MLB on TBS Upcoming Schedule and Announce Teams
|Date||Time (ET)||Program / Commentators|
|June 21||6:30 p.m.||MLB on TBS Leadoff|
Pedro Martinez, Jimmy Rollins & Lauren Shehadi
|7 p.m.||San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves*|
Brian Anderson, Ron Darling & Kelly Crull
|Postgame||MLB on TBS Closer|
Martinez, Rollins & Shehadi
|June 28||6:30 p.m.||MLB on TBS Leadoff|
Rollins, Curtis Granderson & Shehadi
|7 p.m.||Houston Astros vs. New York Mets|
Bob Costas, Darling & Meredith Marakovits
|Postgame||MLB on TBS Closer|
Rollins, Granderson & Shehadi
Game telecasts will not be available in the local participating markets, unless denoted with an asterisk (*) for the specific market.
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