April 15, 2014 – New York, NY—On Saturday, April 19th, PIX11 will air “Play Ball,” a Mets pre-game special in advance of the 7:10pm New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves game. Hosted by PIX11’s Scott Stanford and Andy Adler, along with Dwight “Doc” Gooden , “Play Ball” will air at 6:30 pm, live from Citi Field prior to the PIX11 broadcast of the game at 7:10pm.
This game will be PIX11’s first home game broadcast of the season. Former Mets player Art Shamsky and ESPN.com’s Adam Rubin will also be providing commentary during the pre-game special.
This year marks the 15th consecutive New York Mets baseball season on PIX11, with PIX11 airing 29 regular season broadcasts of Mets games in HD, with 19 games in prime-time.
“The PIX11 team of Andy, Scott and Doc have joined forces with the Mets to serve loyal fans exclusive behind the scenes content to celebrate our first home game broadcast against the Braves and kick off this season’s broadcast partnership with SNY and the New York Mets ” said Rich Graziano, President/GM, PIX11.”
To date, PIX11 has won three Emmy Awards for live sports coverage of the Mets. For a complete schedule, coverage and photos visit www.pix11.com