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MLB this week: 15 early games

by Matt Smith

There are fifteen MLB games starting before midnight U.K. time this working week.

The first two games of the A’s-Red Sox series from Boston only narrowly fall in the ‘early’ bracket by five minutes, as does a game from Fenway on Thursday.

However, the rest of the games are all at a convenient time for viewing.

The game between Miami and Minnesota on Tuesday was originally scheduled to feature exciting young pitcher Jose Fernandez, but the Marlins and Twins’ game on Monday has been postponed so now they will play a double-header on Tuesday and we’ll have to wait to see who pitches in which of the two games.

There’s a good selection of games scheduled for Wednesday, including a Stephen Strasburg start in Washington, before four early contests on Thursday including a Dodgers-Mets clash on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.

All times are in BST.

Monday 22 April

23.35. Oakland at Boston (Griffin – Doubront)

Tuesday 23 April

18.10. Miami at Minnesota (Fernandez – Pelfrey) *ESPN America
23.35. Oakland at Boston (Colon – Aceves)

Wednesday 24 April

17.35. Toronto at Baltimore (Morrow – TBA)
17.35. Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati (Samardzija – Latos)
18.05. St. Louis at Washington (Garcia – Strasburg)
19.10. Cleveland at Chicago White Sox (Kluber – Sale) *ESPN America
19.10. Seattle at Houston (Saunders – Harrell)
20.10. Atlanta at Colorado (Hudson – Chacin)
20.45. Arizona at San Francisco (Kennedy – Bumgarner) *MLB.com Free Game of the Day
21.05. Oakland at Boston (Anderson – Lester)

Thursday 25 April

18.05. Kansas City at Detroit (Shields – Sanchez) *ESPN America
18.05. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (McDonald – Lee)
18.10. LA Dodgers at NY Mets (Ryu – Hefner) *BBC 5LSX
23.35. Houston at Boston (Humber – Buchholz)

Friday 26 April

No early games

All of these games are available to watch live via the MLB.TV subscription at MLB.com.  The early games being shown on ESPN America are highlighted above, while the full ESPN/ESPN America schedule can be found on their website.  BBC 5 Live Sports Extra can be found on digital radio, digital TV and on the BBC.co.uk website (coverage on the website is only available to UK residents). The complete schedule for this week’s MLB games can be found on MLB.com

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