MTV and MLB's new series "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave" premieres on MTV2

MTV2 and MLB today announced that "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave" will premiere on MTV2 on Tuesday, April 1 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT and air during that Tuesday night timeslot throughout the 2014 season. For a first look at the weekly, 30-minute series from Executive Producer David Ortiz that is hosted by Sway, Fat Joe, Chris Distefano and Melanie Iglesias, click here. "Off the Bat" is where MLB players will share their love for pop culture and entertainment, while fans will gain behind-the-scenes access to the biggest stars in the game. Additionally, famous fans of the game will stop by the MLB Fan Cave to chat with series hosts and interact with players.

In order to celebrate the start of both the 2014 MLB season and the launch of "Off the Bat," MTV and MLB will host an Opening Day Block Party on Sunday, March 30 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET in New York City on 4th Street between Broadway and Lafayette Street. The free party will feature special