MLB TV this week: Buh, bye, Yankee Stadium

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Plotting for the event that the Dodgers’ magic number comes ever so close to actually happening, and the magic number for the emplosion of Yankee Stadium, the TV schedule for them and the rest of the league for the foreseeable future:

Wednesday:

==4 p.m., Channel 9: Dodgers at Pittsburgh (with Charley Steiner and Steve Lyons)
==5 p.m., ESPN: Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, with the Brewers trying to win the wild-card.
==7 p.m., FSN West: Angels at Oakland (with Steve Physioc and Rex Hudler, sending Rory Markas to radio with Terry Smith)

Thursday:

==9:30 a.m., FSN Prime Ticket: Dodgers at Pittsburgh (with Charley Steiner and Steve Lyons), finishing the 10-game, 11-day road trip. (replayed at 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.)
==12:30 p.m., FSN West: Angels at Oakland (with Steve Physioc and Rex Hudler) (replayed at 7 p.m.)

Friday:

==4 p.m., ESPN: TBA
==5 p.m., FSN West: Angels at Texas (with Steve Physioc and Rex Hudler)
==7:30 p.m., FSN Prime Ticket: San Francisco at Dodgers (with Vin Scully, finally).

Saturday:

==12:55 p.m., Channel 11/Fox: St. Louis at Chicago Cubs (with Josh Lewin, Tim McCarver and Ken Rosenthal)
==5 p.m., Channel 13: Angels at Texas (with Steve Physioc and Rex Hudler)
==7 p.m., FSN Prime Ticket: San Francisco at Dodgers (with Vin Scully).

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Sunday:

==10 a.m., TBS: Boston at Toronto (with Chip Caray and Buck Martinez)
==Noon, Channel 13: Angels at Texas (with Steve Physioc and Rex Hudler)
==1 p.m., FSN Prime Ticket: San Francisco at Dodgers (with Vin Scully).
==5 p.m., ESPN: Baltimore at the New York Yankees (with Jon Miller, Joe Morgan and Peter Gammons). It’s the last game at Yankee Stadium before they tear it down. Good riddance. And if you missed it, ESPN did a number on how the new Yankee Stadium is occupying a plot of land next to the current Yankee Stadium that kids used to play on, but now children from the “poorest Congressional district in the U.S.” (ESPN’s words) is having to look for recreation elsewhere (linked here).
In this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated, Tom Verducci writes the House That Ruth Built obit with nine pages of tribute to a place, when you do the math, hosted 21 percent of all World Series games ever played.

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