'Chicago Baseball Hot Stove' returns to Comcast SportsNet

'Chicago Baseball Hot Stove' returns to Comcast SportsNet
November 16, 2012, 3:16 am
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Comcast SportsNet has announced the return of "Chicago Baseball Hot Stove" for its second season, beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 5:00 p.m. and will be co-hosted by David Kaplan and Chuck Garfien.

Chicago Baseball Hot Stove will be a LIVE, weekly series dedicated to White Sox and Cubs offseason activities, along with full coverage and discussion of all the key moves and news around Major League Baseball.

Commentary and insight will be provided from Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney and White Sox Insider Dan Hayes, plus special weekly guests from the localnational baseball scene.

The half-hour studio show will closely examine and address each offseason move in "WhiteSoxTalk" and "CubsTalk" segments, providing up-to-the-minute baseball news, insider reports, interviews, highlights and expert analysis from baseball figures across the country.

In addition, the panel will profile the top available free agents and showcase the best MLB player tweets each week.

From Nov. 27 through the start of spring training, Chicago Baseball Hot Stove will air every Tuesday evening at 5:00 p.m., except Dec. 4 when the show airs at 4:30 p.m. LIVE from the Baseball Winter Meetings in Nashville, TN with coverage from Garfien, Mooney and Hayes.

Additional re-airing will take place during the week and you can get listing updates at CSNChicago.comtvlisting.

Also, CSNChicago.com will provide viewers with a LIVE CHAT every Tuesday, beginning at 5:00 p.m letting fans interact directly with the Chicago Baseball Hot Stove crew and guests through Twitter by using the hashtag HotStove -- along with the Twitter handles of Kaplan (@thekapman), Garfien (@ChuckGarfien), Mooney (@CSNMooney), Hayes (@DanHayesCSN), Cubs (@CubsTalkCSN) and White Sox (@WhiteSoxTalkCSN) -- to take fan questions and share their opinions.

In addition, CSNChicago.com will launch a Chicago Baseball Hot Stove page that will include video, polls, news and a Twitter module, aggregating all WhiteSoxTalk, CubsTalk, and HotStove tweets.