FOX SPORTS STEPS UP TO THE PLATE FOR 2023 WORLD SERIES PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE
Unrivaled Pregame and Postgame Analysis from Star-Studded Team of
Kevin Burkhardt, Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz and Derek Jeter
Lead Game Broadcast Team of Joe Davis and John Smoltz Reunite with
Ken Rosenthal and Tom Verducci for Fall Classic
Unparalled World Series Tech: High-Flying Aerial Production Drones Make World Series Debut Alongside Nearly 50 Cameras, 100 Mics
LOS ANGELES - The crown jewel of Major League Baseball is set as the World Series presented by Capital One leads off Friday, Oct. 27 between the National League champion Arizona Diamondbacks and American League champion Texas Rangers from Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas on FOX, FOX Deportes and FOX Sports streaming services.
ALL-STAR VOICES OF THE WORLD SERIES
Coverage begins with first-ballot Hall of Famers Derek Jeter and David Ortiz, along with World Series champion Alex Rodriguez, bringing their unique insights to the Emmy Award-winning FOX MLB studio desk anchored by veteran host Kevin Burkhardt. Collectively, the FOX MLB studio analysts bring an unprecedented 38 All-Star Game appearances, 37 postseason appearances and nine World Series championships to the network's coverage.
Award-winning reporters Ken Rosenthal and Tom Verducci also are set to contribute, in addition to highlighted features from the renowned Tom Rinaldi.
In the booth, lead play-by-play announcer Joe Davis is joined by first-ballot Hall of Famer and Emmy Award-winning analyst John Smoltz, with Rosenthal and Verducci covering all the action as FOX Sports steps into the batter's box for its 26th season of World Series coverage.
WORLD SERIES TECH ON FOX
FOX Sports industry-leading production technology lineup will be headlined by the use of aerial production drones for the first time in World Series history. The custom three-drone fleet, developed and operated by Beverly Hills Aerials, includes the "Gimbal Bee," "Hummer Lite," and "Hummingbird."
FOX Sports UmpCam, which made its postseason debut in the ALDS, continues delivering its unique point of view in the World Series as part of a 52-camera effort that includes a FlyCam, three DirtCams, 13 Super Motion cameras and three RF cameras.
The FOX Sports drones and UmpCam are sponsored by T-Mobile.
Documenting the best moments in audio, more than 100 microphones are in place to capture the sounds from inside the ballpark.
FOX SPORTS DIGITAL
FOX Sports' digital and social platforms are home to the best online World Series content. The FOX Sports app, FOXSports.com and @MLBonFOX social platforms offer unparalleled access to the network's stacked lineup of broadcasters, plus game highlights and more.
Complementing its linear coverage, the @MLBonFOX X account will again stream the top of the first inning of each World Series game. @MLBonFOX is also set to livestream batting practice and pregame warmups for every game of the World Series in addition to celebration cameras from the field and locker room capturing all the champagne mayhem.
FOX Sports' original digital franchise FLIPPIN BATS WITH BEN VERLANDER returns for the World Series with Verlander and Alex Curry offering even more of the best reaction, analysis and conversations. Additionally, the duo will bring forward pre- and post-shows live from host cities at the World Series.
Some of the game's most engaging voices - Verlander, Deesha Thosar, Rowan Kavner, Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman also enhance the network's comprehensive coverage with timely written storytelling and analysis.
All FOX Sports World Series games will stream on the FOX Sports app, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content through iOS and Android devices. Each game will also be available to stream in 4K HDR on connected TV and "living room" apps, including Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV and Roku devices.
After each game, and new this Postseason, FOX MLB World Series postgame studio shows featuring Burkhardt, Rodriguez, Ortiz and Jeter also will be accessible in a first-of-its kind, exclusive audio-only format: MLB ON FOX POSTSEASON 2023, available on all podcast platforms, including Apple and Spotify.
The leader in Spanish-language MLB coverage for more than two decades, FOX Deportes' roster is led by veteran play-by-play announcer Adrian Garcia Marquez, analyst and former MLB infielder Edgar Gonzalez, announcer/reporter Carlos Alvarez and veteran reporter/analyst Jaime Motta. In addition to live broadcasts of each game, the network's daily sports highlight program, TOTAL SPORTS 360, offers highlights, interviews and live reports throughout the World Series.
FOX SPORTS SUPPORTS
Through its community impact program FOX Sports Supports, FOX Sports is forging a lasting connection between its presentation of the Fall Classic and longtime nonprofit partner Boys & Girls Clubs of America creating the first FOX Sports World Series Scholarship.
The FOX Sports World Series Scholarship honors the accomplishments of Boys & Girls Clubs of America's National Youth of the Year, the teen ambassador for Club kids across the country, granting their hometown Club an annual scholarship. World Series champion, FOX MLB studio analyst and former Club kid Alex Rodriguez will present the inaugural scholarship to 2023 National Youth of the Year, Alejandra L., on behalf of her hometown Club in McAllen, Texas before World Series Game 2.
For additional information, please visit FOX Sports Press Pass.
About FOX Sports
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports' digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports' portfolio are FOX's interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network, and a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.