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Baseball Awards, Games to Watch in Offseason and More!

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Don’t get down and lonely because the baseball season is over. There is plenty to watch and talk about for the next 100 days or so before pitchers and catchers report.

The MLB Network begins their offseason shows beginning with Hot Stove at 9AM ET hosted by Matt Vasgersian, Harold Reynolds, Lauren Shehadi and Ken Rosenthal.

MLB Network’s weekday programming lineup will also include offseason editions of High Heat with Christopher Russo, MLB Now, Intentional Talk and MLB Tonight.


End-of-Season Awards Announcements on MLB Network (ET)

BBWAA Awards Finalists  Monday, Nov. 5   6:00 p.m.

Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards  Wednesday, Nov. 7  6:00 p.m.

Silver Slugger Awards pres. by Louisville Slugger   Thursday, Nov. 8  6:00 p.m.

BBWAA Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year  Monday, Nov. 12  6:00 p.m.

BBWAA Manager of the Year  Tuesday, Nov. 13   6:00 p.m.

BBWAA Cy Young  Wednesday, Nov. 14  6:00 p.m.

BBWAA Most Valuable Player  Thursday, Nov. 15  6:00 p.m


There are games to watch during the offseason and here are a few games:

2018 Japan All-Star Series Telecast Schedule (ET)

Thursday, Nov. 8   Exhibition against Yomiuri Giants Live 4:00 a.m.    Replay  8:00 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 9    Live 4:30 a.m.   Replay 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 10   Live 4:30 a.m.   Replay 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 11  Live 5:00 a.m.   Replay 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 13  Live 4:30 a.m.  Replay8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 14  Live 5:00 a.m.  Reply 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 15  Live 4:00 a.m.  Replay 8:00 p.m.


Here are some of the players in the Japan All-Star Tour:

The announced MLB roster, which will be managed by the Miami Marlins’ Don Mattingly, includes Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr., Brian Johnson and Hector Velázquez of the 2018 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds infielder Eugenio Suárez, Houston Astros reliever Collin McHugh, Kansas City Royals infielder Whit Merrifield, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher and Japanese native Kenta Maeda, Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto, Philadelphia Phillies teammates Rhys Hoskins and Carlos Santana, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, San Diego Padres reliever Kirby Yates, Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger, and Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto. MLB Network’s Scott Braun and Stephen Nelson will split play-by-play duties for the series, alongside analyst Joe Magrane during live game telecasts from Nov. 8-15. The All-Star Series will be played in Tokyo (Tokyo Dome), Hiroshima (Mazda Zoom Zoom Stadium) and Nagoya (Nagoya Dome).


Don’t forget the Arizona Fall League is still playing and three games will be broadcast on the MLB Network:

Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8:00 p.m. ET

The Military Appreciation Game on Nov. 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET

The Championship Game on Nov. 17 at 3:00 p.m. ET


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