The stellar but often tumultuous career of New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez comes to an end on Friday, Aug. 12, as the Yankees take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. FOX, FOX Deportes and FOX Sports GO will air the game nationally with pregame coverage beginning at 7pm ET. In the New York City TV market, YES will air the game with pregame coverage beginning at 6pm ET. From FOX Sports:
Perhaps one of the most gifted Major League Baseball players in history, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is scheduled to play his final game in pinstripes on Friday, August 12. FOX and FOX Deportes will broadcast the game to a national audience on what is sure to be a memorable night in the Bronx as the Yankees host the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. The YES Network will also televise the game live within its footprint (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania), with YES’ pregame coverage beginning at 6:00 pm ET.
In honor of Rodriguez’s career successes on the field, the FOX broadcast network will televise Friday night’s game to a national audience with play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt, analyst John Smoltz and reporter Ken Rosenthal on the call. Pregame coverage, also airing on the FOX broadcast network, begins at 7:00 PM ET with host Chris Myers and analysts Frank Thomas, Tom Verducci and CJ Nitkowski on-site from Yankee Stadium.
Friday’s game will also be available for live and on-demand streaming via the FOX Sports GO app and online at FOXSportsGO.com.
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