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Draft previews, 3 Series classics on MLB Network

@paul_casella
June 5, 2020

Saturday's MLB Network coverage will provide a balanced mix of the past and the future. While helping fans prepare for the 2020 MLB Draft with a series of specials including interviews and analysis, MLB Network will also reair a trio of World Series classics. • MLB Network channel locator Here's

Saturday's MLB Network coverage will provide a balanced mix of the past and the future.

While helping fans prepare for the 2020 MLB Draft with a series of specials including interviews and analysis, MLB Network will also reair a trio of World Series classics.

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Here's a look at the full schedule (all times ET).

6 a.m., 7 a.m. and 9 a.m.: MLB Tonight Draft Spotlight
MLB Network's Stephen Nelson will help fans prepare for the 2020 MLB Draft by conducting interviews with some of the best available prospects.

8 a.m.: 2020 Top 100 Draft Prospects
After hearing from the prospects themselves to start the day, MLB Network's Harold Reynolds and Greg Amsinger will provide analysis on some of the top players available in the 2020 MLB Draft.

10 a.m.: Play Ball (Draft preview, featuring Tim Anderson)
This special MLB Draft edition of "Play Ball" features White Sox star shortstop Tim Anderson, who will join host Harold Reynolds to discuss his path to the Majors, what drills you can work on from home and more.

10:30 a.m.: Play Ball (Draft Countdown)
The MLB Draft coverage continues with another special episode of "Play Ball," which will count down the best Draft moments and players from the last 11 years.

11 a.m.: 2013 World Series Game 6 -- Cardinals vs. Red Sox
The Red Sox clinched their third World Series title in a 10-season span with their Game 6 victory over the Cardinals in 2013. Shane Victorino staked the Red Sox to a 3-0 lead with a bases-clearing double in the third, and Boston quickly doubled its advantage with three more runs in the fourth. John Lackey held the Cards to one run over 6 2/3 innings, with the Red Sox cruising to a 6-1 win.

1 p.m. and 11 p.m.: 2002 World Series Game 6 -- Giants vs. Angels
Following a dominant 16-4 win in a pivotal Game 5, the Giants appeared to be on the verge of clinching the 2002 World Series title when they took a 5-0 lead into the bottom of the seventh in Game 6. The Angels had other plans, however, as Scott Spiezio clubbed a three-run homer in the seventh before the club added three more runs in the eighth, capped by Troy Glaus' go-ahead two-run double. The Halos held on for a 6-5 win, then went on to win their first World Series title the following night with a Game 7 triumph.

4 p.m.: MLB4 Tournament: Michigan vs. Vanderbilt
Fans can get a glimpse at some of the top prospects in this year's MLB Draft in this reairing of Michigan's 4-3 win over Vanderbilt on Feb. 14 at the MLB4 Tournament.

6 p.m. and 10 p.m.: MLB Tonight Draft Preview: Pitchers
MLB Network's Scott Braun and Al Leiter will break down the top available pitchers in the 2020 MLB Draft.

7 p.m.: 1986 World Series Game 6 -- Red Sox vs. Mets
This one was an instant classic, though it's typically remembered only for Bill Buckner's game-ending error on Mookie Wilson's grounder up the first-base line. While Buckner's mishap allowed the Mets to walk off with a 6-5 victory, that came after New York rallied to tie the game in the bottom of the eighth -- and after the Mets had already plated a pair of runs in the bottom of the 10th to counter Boston's pair of runs in the top half of the inning.

Paul Casella is a reporter/editor for MLB.com based in Philadelphia. Follow him on Twitter @paul_casella.