FOX Sports Sets Stage for 92nd MLB All-Star Game





FOX Sports Sets Stage for 92nd MLB All-Star Game
As the American League looks to keep its eight-game winning streak alive versus the National League, the network unveils its impressive lineup of award-winning broadcasters, standard-setting tech integrations and expansive digital coverage.
[via press release from FOX Sports]
FOX SPORTS SETS STAGE FOR 92nd MLB ALL-STAR GAME

Joe Davis, the New Voice of FOX MLB, Calls First Midsummer Classic

Highly Acclaimed Studio Team Returns to Star-Studded Event

LOS ANGELES – The stars are set to collide in Tinseltown, as FOX Sports takes on the 92nd MLB All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on Tuesday, July 19, at 8:00 PM ET from historic Dodger Stadium on FOX, FOX Deportes and the FOX Sports app. As the American League looks to keep its eight-game winning streak alive versus the National League, the network unveils its impressive lineup of award-winning broadcasters, standard-setting tech integrations and expansive digital coverage.

Joe Davis, the new voice of FOX MLB, joins first-ballot Hall-of-Famer and Sports Emmy winner John Smoltz in the booth for the network’s 23rd Midsummer Classic, familiar ground for Davis, who continues to call Los Angeles Dodgers games. Two-time Emmy Award-winning reporter Ken Rosenthal and four-time Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Tom Verducci round out the broadcast crew, providing exclusive inside information and in-game reports.

With nearly 30 All-Star Game appearances between them, World Series champion Alex Rodriguez (14 MLB All-Star Game appearances), Hall-of-Famer Frank Thomas (five) and World Series champion and Hall-of-Famer David Ortiz (10), join host Kevin Burkhardt on the network’s highly acclaimed pregame show Tuesday, July 19, at 7:00 PM ET on FOX.

Highlighting the pregame show, Tom Rinaldi, a 16-time Sports Emmy Award winner and seven-time Edward R. Morrow Award winner, sits down for an exclusive conversation with Yankees slugger Aaron Judge.

On Monday, July 18, at 3:00 PM ET on FS1, the FOX MLB studio team recaps the first half of the season with LIVE AT THE ALL-STAR GAME. Live from Dodger Stadium, the two-hour program includes live player interviews plus a feature with actor Jon Hamm, star of the upcoming FOX animated detective comedy, Grimsburg.

FOX DEPORTES

The leader among MLB television coverage in Spanish, FOX Deportes offers an exclusive Spanish-language presentation of the Midsummer Classic from Los Angeles. Coverage begins at 7:00 PM ET live from Dodger Stadium and features the duo of preeminent announcer Adrian Garcia Marquez and former MLB infielder Edgar Gonzalez, alongside veteran MLB broadcasters Carlos Alvarez and Jaime Motta.

FOX SPORTS DIGITAL

FOX Sports provides full coverage of the week’s events, sending a full roster of digital contributors to Dodger Stadium to provide fans at home with the ultimate all-access experience and entertaining analysis across its platforms, including the FOX Sports app, FOXSports.com, MLB on FOX Social and wherever Podcasts are consumed. Ben Verlander takes his podcast FLIPPIN’ BATS to Chavez Ravine, where he’ll be on the scene with coverage live before and after the All-Star Game from the field, plus interviews with All-Stars from the red carpet. FOX Sports national baseball writer Pedro Moura posts daily on the FOX Sports app and FOXSports.com, covering the top players and stories from the All-Star Game festivities, while Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman have complete coverage on the game’s emerging stars with reports from the Futures Game, MLB Draft and All-Star Game.

About FOX Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network, a licensing and commercial relationship with The Stars Group that created the FOX Bet sports betting platform and the FOX Sports Super 6 free-to-play game, and a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.



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