Wednesday, December 24, 2008

MLB Network continues loading up for next week's launch

Neil Best of Newsday's WatchDog blog is reporting that Sports Illustrated's Jon Heyman will join the new MLB Network, which will launch January 1st.
WatchDog has learned that former Newsday scribe Jon Heyman of SI, SNY and WFAN will be joining the MLB Network as an "insider."

Heyman is expected to keep the SI gig, but at this early stage of this news development I am not clear on what it means for his roles as a contributor to SNY and WFAN.
Heyman joins Harold Reynolds, Al Leiter, Barry Larkin, Matt Vasgersian, Hazel Mae and Dan Plesac as on-air personalities for the network, whose 1/1/09 launch is set to be the biggest in cable history.

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