Turner Sports isn’t taking any chances with its programming as Hurricane Irene prepares to bear down on the East Coast.
"Sunday MLB on TBS" has announced that instead of the Yankees @ Orioles at 1:30pm ET, they have changed their schedule and will head to Milwaukee on August 26 with a National League Central showdown between Prince Fielder and the division-leading Brewers hosting Aramis Ramirez and the Chicago Cubs at 2 p.m. (ET). Play-by-play announcer Ernie Johnson will call the game alongside analyst John Smoltz in the broadcast booth.
Hurricane Irene is currently a Category 3 and could reach an intense Category 4 by Thursday when it is tracking to hit the Carolinas. Current models have it hitting the New York area on Sunday, but is being projected to be a Category 2 by then. The game seems certain to be rained out.