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Marquee Sports Network to air alternate gaming feed during Saturday’s Cubs game

1 year agoStaff Report

Alternate feed of Cubs-Reds game on Saturday to air on Marquee Plus streaming channel

Quick hits:

  • Danny Parkins, Matt Spiegel and Lance Brozdowski to host gaming-focused broadcast
  • Alternate feed to air on Marquee Plus through the Marquee Sports Network app
  • Gaming discussion during 2nd, 4th and 6th innings

For immediate release / September 30, 2022

CHICAGO – Marquee Sports Network on Saturday will offer an alternate gaming-focused broadcast of the Cubs-Reds game featuring Danny Parkins, Matt Spiegel and Lance Brozdowski. The broadcast, presented by DraftKings Sportsbook, will air exclusively on Marquee Plus, a streaming channel available through the Marquee Sports Network app.

During the alternate broadcast, Parkins, Spiegel and Brozdowski will analyze the game action through a sports betting lens, including discussion of traditional run line and over-under bets, prop bets, pitch-by-pitch betting and more, plus instruction and education about sports betting. The alternate feed, titled Hey Bettor, Bettor, will include sports betting discussion during the 2nd, 4th and 6th innings, while the remainder of the game will feature the traditional game broadcast.

Marquee Sports Network will be the first RSN to offer an alternate gaming feed for a live MLB broadcast.

“We’re grateful to the Cubs and Major League Baseball for supporting this breakthrough broadcast,” said Marquee Sports Network General Manager, Mike McCarthy. “We look forward to offering Cubs fans another way to engage with their favorite team.”

Jon Sciambi and Jim Deshaies will be on the call for the traditional game broadcast on Marquee Sports Network. First pitch is at 1:20 PM on Saturday.

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