Marquee Sports Network announces Cubs minor league coverage
|Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 3:00 PM-|
CHICAGO – Marquee Sports Network today announced its 2023 Cubs minor league coverage plans, highlighted by 40 live Cubs-affiliated minor league games and the return of Road to Wrigley Live presented by Prevagen for 12 dates throughout the season. All minor league games and Road to Wrigley programming airing on Marquee Sports Network will be available nationwide via Marquee’s national carriage partners.
LIVE MINOR LEAGUE WHIPAROUND COVERAGE RETURNS:
Airing on 12 dates throughout 2023, Road to Wrigley Live presented by Prevagen showcases all the night’s action from across from the Cubs minor league system in a whiparound, Red Zone-style format, including live look-ins at the biggest at-bats and moments from the Cubs top prospects, as well as game highlights and analysis from Marquee analysts, including Lance Brozdowski, Elise Menaker, Ryan Sweeney, Jim Callis and more.
Debuting in 2022, Road to Wrigley Live was recently named a finalist for Best New Sports Show by Cynopsis Media in the 2023 Sports Media Awards. The first 2023 edition of Road to Wrigley Live presented by Prevagen is slated for Friday, April 7. The full schedule can be found here.
RECORD NUMBER OF LIVE MINOR LEAGUE GAMES:
Marquee is airing a network-high 40 live Cubs-affiliated minor league games this season, including at least eight games from all four Cubs full-season affiliates: Iowa (Triple-A), Tennessee (Double-A), South Bend (High-A) and Myrtle Beach (Low-A). The first minor league game on Marquee Sports Network is scheduled for Thursday, April 6 as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans host the Charleston RiverDogs. The full schedule can be found here.
MINOR LEAGUE STUDIO PROGRAMMING:
Cubs minor league coverage continues beyond the live games and whiparound programming with Road to Wrigley presented by Prevagen, a 30-minute studio show airing throughout the season hosted by Lance Brozdowski and Elise Menaker and featuring exclusive interviews with top Cubs prospects, highlights from the farm system and more.
Road to Wrigley kicks off with a prospect preview special following the Cubs game on March 27 as Lance Brozdowski and Jim Callis break down their latest top prospects lists. Future episodes of Road to Wrigley will be announced on MarqueeSportsNetwork.com.
@WatchMarquee will be carrying 40 #Cubs minor league affiliate games this year. Schedule ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/hWfxaZequ7— Al Yellon (@bleedcubbieblue) March 15, 2023