Nats' exhibition game to be televised

Nationals' exhibition game to be televised

VIERA, Fla. -- The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will televise the first Major League exhibition game at Nationals Park on Saturday evening as the Nationals take on the Orioles.

Bob Carpenter will be the play-by-play announcer, Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton will provide color analysis and Debbi Taylor will be the sideline reporter.

On Sunday night, for the Nationals' Opening Night contest, MASN will televise a special one-hour edition of Nats Xtra, the exclusive Nationals pregame show, starting at 7 p.m. ET

After the nationally televised game between the Nationals and Braves on ESPN, MASN will televise a half-hour Nats Xtra postgame show. Johnny Holliday and Ray Knight return as the co-hosts of Nats Xtra all season long.

Bill Ladson is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.