Following the Houston Astros’ first-ever World Series championship, MLB Network will shift to its offseason coverage today with the return of the weekday morning show Hot Stove presented by Dove Men+Care at 9:00 a.m. ET, hosted by Matt Vasgersian, Harold Reynolds, Lauren Shehadi and Ken Rosenthal.
Monday also marks the first of several end-of-season award announcements on MLB Network, as the finalists for the 2017 BBWAA Awards will be announced at 6:00 p.m. ET. From November 13 through November 16, BBWAA Awards Week on MLB Network will feature the exclusive live announcements of the winners of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player awards. Next week, from November 8 through November 10, MLB Network will exclusively televise the announcement of the winners of the Major League Baseball Players Association’s Players Choice Awards presented by MLB The Show, Silver Slugger Awards presented by Louisville Slugger, and the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards. To wrap up the accolades, MLB Network will televise the Esurance MLB Awards on Friday, November 17, recognizing the top players and moments of 2017. Following is the complete schedule of MLB Network’s end of season awards announcements:
- BBWAA Awards Finalists: Monday, November 6 at 6:00 p.m. ET
- Players Choice Awards presented by MLB The Show: Wednesday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m. ET
- Silver Slugger Awards presented by Louisville Slugger: Thursday, November 9 at 6:00 p.m. ET
- Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards: Friday, November 10 at 6:00 p.m. ET
- BBWAA Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Awards: Monday, November 13 at 6:00 p.m. ET
- BBWAA Manager of the Year Awards: Tuesday, November 14 at 6:00 p.m. ET
- BBWAA Cy Young Awards: Wednesday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. ET
- BBWAA Most Valuable Player Awards: Thursday, November 16 at 6:00 p.m. ET
- Esurance MLB Awards: Friday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m. ET
Live baseball coverage will continue on MLB Network this offseason as many of the game’s elite prospects will be featured in Arizona Fall League games televised and simulcast online on MLB Network and MLB.com, including the Fall Stars Game called by Paul Severino, Joe Magrane and MLB.com prospect expert Jonathan Mayo this Saturday, November 4 at 8:00 p.m. ET, plus the Military Appreciation Game on November 11 at 8:00 p.m. ET and the Championship Game on November 18 at 3:00 p.m. ET, both called by Severino, Magrane and MLB.com’s Jim Callis.
Starting Monday, MLB Network’s weekday schedule will include offseason editions of High Heat with Christopher Russo, MLB Now, Intentional Talk and the Emmy Award-winning MLB Tonight. The lineup will continue with MLB Network’s live coverage on-site at the 2017 MLB Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida from Sunday, December 10 through Thursday, December 14. MLB Network’s complete programming schedule is available at MLBNetwork.com.