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Marquee Sports Network to air minor league whiparound show

2 months agoStaff Report

Quick Hits

  • ‘Road to Wrigley’ to showcase multiple live minor league games simultaneously
  • First-of-its-kind broadcast covering an MLB team’s farm system
  • Whiparound-style broadcast to feature Marquee’s Elise Menaker and Lance Brozdowski, plus MLB Pipeline’s Jim Callis

For Immediate Release / August 8, 2022

Marquee Sports Network is set to air a first-of-its-kind minor league baseball whiparound show, showcasing multiple live Cubs minor league broadcasts simultaneously. Airing this Friday, August 12 at 7 PM CT, Road to Wrigley presented by Prevagen will feature live in-game look-ins from the Cubs minor league system, including concurrent split-screen feeds, plus highlights, analysis and breakdowns.

Hosted by Elise Menaker, Lance Brozdowski and Jim Callis, the trio will take fans inside the Cubs minor league system, breaking down the key at-bats and pivotal pitch sequences from all the top prospects, and providing game analysis as the action unfolds.

On Friday’s broadcast, Road to Wrigley will provide coverage of all four full-season affiliates, including: Triple-A Iowa (vs. Louisville), Double-A Tennessee (vs. Mississippi), Single-A South Bend (at Wisconsin) and Single-A Myrtle Beach (vs. Columbia).

Road To Wrigley Quad-Box

Road to Wrigley is set for a second whiparound show on Thursday, August 25.

“We’re looking forward to showcasing the entire Cubs minor league system in a new way with our Road to Wrigley shows,” said Marquee Sports Network SVP Programming and Production, Mike Santini. “Elise and Lance, as well as Jim, do an incredible job covering the minor league system, and we’re eager to have them as a part of this new show, going in-depth with live coverage across the Cubs system.”

ABOUT MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK: In partnership with the Chicago Cubs and Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI), Marquee Sports Network brings together one of the most iconic sports franchises in the country with one of the largest television broadcasting companies to deliver unparalleled Cubs coverage, as well as additional local live sporting events, including Chicago Sky games, and original programming. Marquee Sports Network is available within the Cubs home television territory in portions of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin, and is carried on more than 50 cable providers, as well as streaming platforms DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) and fuboTV. For more information, visit marqueesportsnetwork.com/about.

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