Major League Baseball’s playoff push will heat up in earnest when regular-season play resumes on Friday and hardball fans can keep abreast of all the action via a discounted MLB Extra Innings package.
InDemand from July 19-25 will offer a free preview of the out-of-market package as baseball returns from its All-Star break festivities that conclude on July 16 with the Mid-Summer Classic from Citi Field in Queens.
With up to 80 out-of-market games each week through the end of the regular season, which ends on Sept. 29, cable, telco and other video providers are offering the half-season package at a suggested retail of $139, versus the full-season rate of $199.
Among the InDemand affiliates offering MLB Extra Innings: Comcast’s Xfinity, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Bright House Networks, Charter Communications, Cablevision Systems’ Optimum, RCN, Midcontinent, Service Electric Cable TV and MetroCast Communications.
During the free preview, viewers can take a swing at the following enhancements :
*Dual Feeds: In Demand delivers both the home and visiting team broadcasts of the same game whenever possible, so that fans can choose which telecast they want to watch.
*Multiscreen Moscaic: Fans can preview the games are currently playing with this rotating mosaic of multiple screens showing all the available live action, along with scores, inning and channel locations.
*HD: Many contests are provided in the enhanced format, with carriage varying by system..
More information about MLB Extra Innings is available at www.getbaseball.com. Residential customers or commercial establishments can order by calling 1-888-SPORTS-iN or their local video provider directly.