Updated:LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. —
The Gwinnett Braves, Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, have announced a new partnership with WSB-TV Atlanta that includes a 25-game broadcast schedule on MeTV in 2014. The G-Braves' first televised game on the channel will be on Friday, June 6 at 7:00 PM vs. Columbus.
Announcers Mike Morgan and Dave Lezotte, Gwinnett's broadcast team in 2013, return to the booth to call the action. Veteran sportscaster Van Earl Wright will also handle play-by-play duties for select games this season.
"We are excited to partner with WSB-TV on this new broadcast venture," said North Johnson, Gwinnett Braves General Manager. "This partnership will allow fans from across Georgia to watch the next wave of Atlanta Braves stars on MeTV."
"This summer will be fun for baseball fans in Georgia," said Tim McVay, Vice President and General Manager of WSB-TV. "We look forward to a great season and are excited to provide Gwinnett Braves' games on MeTV."
The 25-game broadcast schedule will include Friday and Saturday games (7:00 PM) as well as Sunday games (2:00 PM). Select weekday games, including noon games on Monday, June 23 and Thursday, July 24 are also included on the schedule. MeTV can be found on Comcast channel 248 in metro Atlanta and Charter channel 194 in metro Atlanta and Athens.
2014 Gwinnett Braves Baseball on MeTV
All dates and times subject to change
- Friday, June 6, 7:00 PM vs. Columbus
- Saturday, June 7, 7:00 PM vs. Rochester
- Sunday, June 8, 2:00 PM vs. Rochester
- Friday, June 20, 7:00 PM vs. Louisville
- Saturday, June 21, 7:00 PM vs. Louisville
- Sunday, June 22, 2:00 PM vs. Louisville
- Monday, June 23, 12:00 PM vs. Louisville
- Thursday, June 26, 6:30 PM vs. Toledo
- Friday, June 27, 7:00 PM vs. Toledo
- Saturday, June 28, 7:00 PM vs. Charlotte
- Sunday, June 29, 2:00 PM vs. Charlotte
- Friday, July 4, 7:00 PM vs. Durham
- Saturday, July 5, 7:00 PM vs. Durham
- Sunday, July 6, 6:00 PM vs. Syracuse
- Friday, July 18, 7:00 PM vs. Durham
- Saturday, July 19, 7:00 PM vs. Durham
- Sunday, July 20, 2:00 PM vs. Durham
- Thursday, July 24, 12:00 PM vs. Scranton/WB
- Saturday, August 2, 7:00 PM vs. Charlotte
- Sunday, August 3, 2:00 PM vs. Charlotte
- Friday, August 8, 7:00 PM vs. Norfolk
- Saturday, August 9, 7:00 PM vs. Norfolk
- Sunday, August 10, 2:00 PM vs. Norfolk
- Wednesday, August 27, 6:30 PM vs. Durham
- Saturday, August 30, 7:00 PM vs. Charlotte
About WSB-TV Channel 2 and MeTV: The ABC Affiliate is part of Cox Media Group and ranks as Atlanta's number one local television station. The station also operates its website, wsbtv.com, its mobile site, m.wsbtv.com, plus News, Weather and Traffic Apps, and airs the MeTV network on its digital sub-channel 2.2. MeTV Atlanta Channel 2.2 can be found on Comcast 248 and Charter 194 (formerly 126).
About the Gwinnett Braves: The Gwinnett Braves are the Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, playing their sixth season at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA. Follow the G-Braves online at GwinnettBraves.com, facebook.com/GwinnettBraves1 and twitter.com/GwinnettBraves. Tickets for all 2014 home games are on sale now by calling the Coolray Field Ticket Office at 678-277-0340 or by visiting GwinnettBraves.com.