Download cover images: http://bit.ly/2ykrIOw Los Angeles Dodgers and Cleveland Indians Both Featured on the Cover ESPN The Magazine’s MLB Playoffs Issue will hit newsstands Friday, focusing on some of the biggest storylines in baseball as the regular season wraps up. Two postseason favorites, the Dodgers and Indians, share the spotlight on the cover. For months, the Dodgers … Read More
ESPN today announced it has added an additional MLB Postseason Impact Game telecast to its September schedule as part of the Coca-Cola Zero Sugar Race to Zero. The New York Yankees and Aaron Judge will host the Minnesota Twins and Joe Mauer, in a potential American League Wild Card Game preview, as part of a full-national telecast on Tuesday, September 19, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.
As ESPN continues to expand and prioritize the delivery of its digital content in new and innovative ways, the company has announced new roles for Monique Jones as ESPN.com’s MLB deputy editor and Cristina Daglas as ESPN.com’s NBA deputy editor. “We’re thrilled Monique is leading our MLB team. Her thoughtfulness and determination to showcase untold … Read More
ESPN today announced it has added four MLB Postseason Impact Game telecasts, including a possible American League Wild Card Game preview, to its September slate as part of the Coca-Cola Zero Sugar Race to Zero. The games are expected to directly impact the 2017 MLB Postseason race. Current MLB standings are available on ESPN.com. On … Read More
ESPN today announced that the American League West-leading Houston Astros and Jose Altuve will host the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Mike Trout on the season finale of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell, September 24. The telecast airs at 8 p.m. ET and is also available on the ESPN App, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes and ESPN Deportes Radio.
The metered market rating for the September 3 edition of ESPN Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell was up 100 percent vs. last year’s comparable telecast. The New York Yankees’ victory over the Boston Red Sox drew a 1.6 metered market rating, peaking with a 2.0 from 10-10:15 p.m. ET, according to Nielsen.
ESPN today announced two selections for its Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell September schedule. On September 17, National League division leaders will collide as the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers and Cody Bellinger visit the NL East-leading Washington Nationals and Bryce Harper.
Major League Baseball announced today that it will be working with ESPN on its bullying prevention initiative called Shred Hate, an innovative program created to put an end to bullying in schools and help youth choose kindness. No Bully, a nonprofit that trains schools how to activate student compassion to eradicate bullying and cyberbullying, will work directly with local school districts through this program. Shred Hate was launched in January at X Games Aspen, Colo. The program was able to reduce 94% of bullying cases in the Colorado schools that implemented the No Bully System®.
ESPN will provide comprehensive coverage of the first-ever MLB Little League Classic on Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell, Aug. 20, from the renovated Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa. – the location of the Little League World Series. The MLB Little League Classic – the St. Louis Cardinals vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates – starts at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN. The MLB Little League Classic is a special regular-season game, which will celebrate youth baseball and support MLB’s PLAY BALL initiative.
ESPN will televise a Holiday Baseball presented by Land Rover afternoon doubleheader on Labor Day, Monday, September 4. At 1 p.m. ET, Joey Votto and the Cincinnati Reds will host Travis Shaw and the Milwaukee Brewers in a full national telecast from Great American Ball Park.