Through the June 18 edition of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell, the total live audience (television plus streaming) for the franchise is up 13 percent compared to the same period last year. Sunday Night Baseball is averaging a total live audience of 1,956,000 viewers, up from 1,737,000 viewers in 2016, according to Nielsen.
ESPN today announced it has reached an extension with veteran commentator Karl Ravech to continue his expanded, multi-sport role at the company. As a significant part of this role, Ravech has been named the voice of the T-Mobile Home Run Derby – exclusively on ESPN – and will provide play-by-play for the telecast. The T-Mobile Home Run Derby is Monday, July 10, at 8 p.m. ET.
Chicago Cubs Second Baseman Javier Baez to be featured on Cover of ESPN The Magazine’s Annual BODY Issue World Champion Infielder is the First BODY Issue Athlete to be shot on iPhone ESPN announced on SportsCenter earlier today that MLB infielder Javier Baez will be featured as one of several covers of ESPN The Magazine’s … Read More
Initiative Explores Question – ‘What Does it Mean to be a Latino Player Today in Major League Baseball?’ Interviews Include: Ricky Bones, Yoenis Céspedes and More Custom Version of Latin Artist, Jorge Blanco’s Hit Song Summer Soul to Debut During Telecast On the June 21 edition of ESPN’s Wednesday Night Baseball presented by Hankook Tire, … Read More
ESPN today announced its Holiday Baseball telecasts presented by Land Rover for the July Fourth holiday on the first Tuesday of July. The doubleheader features two National League teams in the afternoon followed by an American League battle that night. In the day’s first matchup, the Philadelphia Phillies and Maikel Franco host the Pittsburgh Pirates and Andrew McCutchen at … Read More
ESPN The Magazine’s Béisbol Experience Issue is part of a special season-long initiative exploring the intersection of Latino culture and the game of baseball. The Béisbol Experience Issue is comprehensive, dual-language storytelling about what it means to be a Latino player today in Major League Baseball. During the 2017 MLB season, ESPN’s domestic and international platforms are providing compelling content through deep reporting, immersive storytelling and hundreds of interviews and profiles. For the first time in the magazine’s history, the issue is formatted as a “flip book” with two separate covers and original content in both English and Spanish.
ESPN today announced it has selected two matchups for its exclusive, full-national Sunday Night Baseball telecast presented by Taco Bell. On July 2, the current National League East-leading Washington Nationals and Bryce Harper visit the St. Louis Cardinals and Dexter Fowler at Busch Stadium. September 3, The New York Yankees and Aaron Judge host the Boston Red Sox and Mookie Betts as the current top two teams in the American League East battle in a late season rivalry game.
ESPN today announced its game selections for the June 18 and June 25 editions of the exclusive, full-national Sunday Night Baseball telecast presented by Taco Bell. On June 18, the current American League West-leading Houston Astros and José Altuve host the Boston Red Sox and Mookie Betts as the Red Sox fight for the top spot in the AL East. June 25, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Andrew McCutchen, who recently tied the franchise record for walk-off home runs with six, take on the St. Louis Cardinals and Dexter Fowler at Busch Stadium as both teams compete in the closely contested National League Central.
ESPN today announced its game selection for the June 11 edition of the exclusive, full-national Sunday Night Baseball telecast presented by Taco Bell: The Boston Red Sox and Mookie Betts will host the Detroit Tigers and Miguel Cabrera from Fenway Park at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Two-time World Series Champion David Ross will make his debut as an ESPN analyst this week on Wednesday Night Baseball (May 17). Ross will join play-by-play commentator Jon Sciambi and analyst Aaron Boone to provide analysis as the Boston Red Sox visit the National League Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals. The telecast starts at 8 p.m. ET.