The World Series Champion Boston Red Sox, led by Mookie Betts, will host the first place New York Yankees and Aaron Judge on July 28 in a marquee ESPN Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell telecast at 7 p.m. ET. Matt Vasgersian will provide commentary with World Series Champion and analyst Alex Rodriguez, Olympic Gold Medalist and analyst Jessica Mendoza, and veteran reporter Buster Olney.
ESPN platforms will carry a record 345 Little League Baseball and Softball games in 2019, including the full championship events from all divisions for the first time. The record slate across ABC, ESPN’s linear networks and ESPN+, will showcase all Little League Baseball and Softball U.S. regional and World Series action. The month-plus schedule culminates with ESPN’s multi-platform coverage of the 73rd Little League Baseball World Series from Williamsport, Pa., August 15-25.
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ESPN will open the second half of the 2019 Major League Baseball season with an exclusive presentation of the Houston Astros at Texas Rangers ‘Lone Star Series’ telecast, presented by Geico on Thursday, July 11, at 8 p.m. ET. The Sunday Night Baseball team will then travel to Boston to call the World Series Rematch between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the reigning World Series Champion Red Sox.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred joined ESPN Radio’s Golic and Wingo (hosted by Mike Golic and Trey Wingo) live in Cleveland ahead of tonight’s 2019 T-Mobile Home Run Derby on ESPN to discuss a variety of topics.
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ESPN will be out in full force at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio during the 2019 MLB All-Star event July 7-9, offering expansive cross-platform coverage of the midsummer classic.
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The winner-take-all Game 3 of the 2019 NCAA College World Series saw more than 2 million viewers tune in to watch the Vanderbilt Commodores defeat the Michigan Wolverines and capture their second NCAA title in six years. The game’s 2,020,596 viewers, up +7% year-over-year, resulted in the most-watched baseball game on ESPN in 2019 and the most-watched Game 3 since 2014.
ESPN today announced its game selection for Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell on July 21. The first place Atlanta Braves and All-Star Ronald Acuna, Jr. will host the Washington Nationals and All-Star Anthony Rendon. The telecast begins at 7 p.m. ET and is available on ESPN, the ESPN App, ESPN Radio and ESPN Deportes. Sunday Night Baseball is an exclusive, national telecast.
ESPN will exclusively televise the 2019 T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday, July 8, at 8 p.m. ET from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Karl Ravech will return for his third year as the voice of the T-Mobile Home Run Derby, alongside analyst Mark Teixeira, and on-field reporters Buster Olney and Jessica Mendoza.
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Sunday, June 30, ESPN will be the exclusive home of a new addition to the storied New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox rivalry as Mookie Betts and the World Series Champions face Gary Sanchez and the Bronx Bombers in London’s Olympic Stadium at 10 a.m. ET.
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Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell will be in St. Louis this weekend as Albert Pujols returns to play his former team, the Cardinals, at Busch Stadium for the first time since signing with the Los Angeles Angels before the 2012 season. Two-time American League MVP Mike Trout will wear a microphone in-game for Wired segments.
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