To celebrate the return of baseball, Sirius XM has announced that beginning Friday, March 5, MLB Home Plate and Mad Dog Radio will broadcast from 30 Major League Baseball Spring Training sites in three weeks.

Sirius XM's 2010 Spring Training Tour will broadcast live from ballparks in Arizona and Florida, offering fans an in-depth look at every Major League club along with interviews with managers, players and team executives.

On MLB Home Plate, Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., former Reds and Nationals general manager Jim Bowden, former Rangers and Red Sox manager Kevin Kennedy, and host Casey Stern will cover Arizona's Cactus League, hosting Inside Pitch (1:00-4:00 pm ET/10:00am-1:00pm PT) from 10 ballparks in and around the Phoenix area from March 5-14.

In Florida to cover the Grapefruit League, from March 15-24, will be MLB Home Plate hosts Jim Duquette, the former GM of the Orioles and Mets, former All-Star pitcher Rob Dibble, and host Jody McDonald, who will host Power Alley (10:00am-1:00pm ET/7:00-10:00am PT) from 10 Spring Training sites.

On Mad Dog Radio, Chris Russo will host his daily all-sports talk show from five Florida Spring Training locations from March 8-12. From March 22-26, Russo will host the show from five different Arizona sites.

MLB Home Plate is on XM channel 175 and Sirius channel 210 (not available in Canada). Mad Dog Radio is on Sirius channel 123 and XM channel 144.

More details below (All times ET)

Friday, Mar. 5
-- Dodgers @ White Sox - The Ballpark at Camelback Ranch, Glendale, AZ
1-4pm ET: Inside Pitch with Casey Stern & Cal Ripken Jr.

Saturday, Mar. 6
-- Royals @ Rangers - Surprise Stadium, Surprise, AZ
1-4pm ET: Inside Pitch with Casey Stern & Kevin Kennedy

Sunday, Mar. 7
-- Padres @ Mariners - Peoria Sports Complex, Peoria, AZ
1-4pm ET: Inside Pitch with Casey Stern & Kevin Kennedy

Monday, Mar. 8
-- Indians @ Diamondbacks - Tucson Electric Park, Tucson, AZ
1-4pm ET: Inside Pitch with Casey Stern & Kevin Kennedy
-- Cardinals @ Red Sox - City of Palms Park, Fort Myers, FL
2-7 pm ET: Mad Dog Unleashed with Chris Russo

Tuesday, Mar. 9
-- Rockies @ Dodgers - The Ballpark at Camelback Ranch, Glendale, AZ
1-4pm ET: Inside Pitch with Casey Stern & Kevin Kennedy
-- Pirates @ Yankees - Steinbrenner Field, Tampa, FL
2-7 pm ET: Mad Dog Unleashed with Chris Russo

Wednesday, Mar. 10
-- Giants @ Cubs - HoHoKam Park, Mesa, AZ
1-4pm ET: Inside Pitch with Casey Stern & Jim Bowden
-- Mets @ Braves - Champion Stadium, Kissimmee, FL
2-7 pm ET: Mad Dog Unleashed with Chris Russo

Thursday, Mar. 11
-- Athletics @ Brewers - Maryvale Baseball Park, Phoenix, AZ
1-4pm ET: Inside Pitch with Casey Stern & Jim Bowden
-- Orioles @ Twins - Lee County Sports Complex - Hammond Stadium, Ft.
Myers, FL
2-7 pm ET: Mad Dog Unleashed with Chris Russo

Friday, Mar. 12
-- Reds @ Dodgers - The Ballpark at Camelback Ranch, Glendale, AZ
1-4pm ET: Inside Pitch with Casey Stern & Jim Bowden
-- Phillies @ Rays - Charlotte Sports Park, Port Charlotte, FL
2-7 pm ET: Mad Dog Unleashed with Chris Russo

Saturday, Mar. 13
-- Rangers @ Indians - Goodyear Ballpark, Goodyear, AZ
1-4pm ET: Inside Pitch with Casey Stern & Jim Bowden

Sunday, Mar. 14
-- Cubs @ Angels - Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ
1-4pm ET: Inside Pitch with Casey Stern & Jim Bowden

Monday, Mar. 15
-- Orioles @ Red Sox - City of Palms Park, Fort Myers, FL
10am-1pm ET: Power Alley with Jody McDonald & Jim Duquette

Tuesday, Mar. 16
-- Tigers @ Phillies - Bright House Field, Clearwater, FL
10am-1pm ET: Power Alley with Jody McDonald & Jim Duquette

Wednesday, Mar. 17
-- Twins @ Rays - Charlotte Sports Park, Port Charlotte, FL
10am-1pm ET: Power Alley with Jody McDonald & Jim Duquette

Thursday, Mar. 18
-- Pirates @ Twins - Lee County Sports Complex - Hammond Stadium, Ft.
Myers, FL
10am-1pm ET: Power Alley with Jody McDonald & Jim Duquette

Friday, Mar. 19
-- Blue Jays @ Astros - Osceola County Stadium, Kissimmee, FL
10am-1pm ET: Power Alley with Jody McDonald & Jim Duquette

Saturday, Mar. 20
-- Mets @ Cardinals - Roger Dean Stadium, Jupiter, FL
10am-1pm ET: Power Alley with Jim Duquette

Sunday, Mar. 21
-- Tigers @ Yankees - Tampa, FL
1-4pm ET: Power Alley with Jim Duquette

Monday, Mar. 22
-- Mets @ Nationals - Space Coast Stadium, Viera, FL
10am-1pm ET: Power Alley with Jim Duquette & Rob Dibble
-- Angels @ Dodgers - The Ballpark at Camelback Ranch, Glendale, AZ
2-7 pm ET: Mad Dog Unleashed with Chris Russo

Tuesday, Mar. 23
-- Orioles @ Marlins - Roger Dean Stadium, Jupiter, FL
10am-1pm ET: Power Alley with Jim Duquette & Rob Dibble
-- Padres @ Rockies - Hi Corbett Field, Tucson, AZ
2-7 pm ET: Mad Dog Unleashed with Chris Russo

Wednesday, Mar. 24
-- Phillies @ Braves - Champion Stadium, Kissimmee, FL
10am-1pm ET: Power Alley with Jim Duquette & Cal Ripken Jr.
-- Giants @ Reds - Goodyear Ballpark, Goodyear, AZ
2-7 pm ET: Mad Dog Unleashed with Chris Russo

Thursday, Mar. 25
-- Mariners @ Indians - Goodyear Ballpark, Goodyear, AZ
2-7 pm ET: Mad Dog Unleashed with Chris Russo

Friday, Mar. 26
-- Athletics @ Cubs - HoHoKam Park, Mesa, AZ
2-7 pm ET: Mad Dog Unleashed with Chris Russo

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