ESPN today announced that Alex Rodriguez, World Series Champion and 14-time MLB All-Star, will join Sunday Night Baseball – the exclusive national MLB game of the week – as an analyst in a new multi-year agreement. Rodriguez will be joined by veteran baseball play-by-play broadcaster Matt Vasgersian, who will become the third-ever voice of Sunday Night Baseball, also in a multi-year deal. Rodriguez and Vasgersian will appear alongside returning analyst Jessica Mendoza to form ESPN’s new Sunday Night Baseball booth, with Buster Olney reporting.
(Bristol, Conn.) – Despite a severe snowstorm in the northeast, ESPN is thinking warm with the unveiling of its 2018 Major League Baseball Spring Training schedule, which includes a quartet of games this March. Every team appearing as part of ESPN’s spring slate made the 2017 MLB Postseason.
ESPN today announced its 2018 Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell schedule for April, May and select dates in July and August. The schedule features 14 MLB Clubs within the first 13 Sunday Night Baseball game selections, including appearances by all 2017 MLB Postseason teams (divisional round to World Series). The schedule will also spotlight several of baseball’s biggest stars, including 2017 MLB award winners. The defending World Series Champion Houston Astros and the N.L. Champion Los Angeles Dodgers will also make multiple appearances.
Today, the New York Yankees announced Aaron Boone as their new manager. Boone had previously served as an ESPN MLB commentator since joining the company in 2010. Most recently, Boone had served as an analyst on Sunday Night Baseball – the exclusive, national MLB game of the week. Many of Boone’s former ESPN colleagues offered … Read More
ESPN will begin its 29th season of Major League Baseball coverage with a 10-game season-opening schedule, including an Opening Day quadruple-header on Thursday, March 29.
Tuesday’s one-hour Baseball Tonight prime time special, The 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Announcement Show presented by Newell Brands, averaged 533,000 viewers on ESPN, according to Nielsen, making it the second most-watched Gold Glove Award show.
Dan Shulman calls the final out of the 2017 World Series on ESPN Radio as the Houston Astros win the Fall Classic for the first time.
ESPN will provide comprehensive, cross-platform coverage of the 113th Major League Baseball World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers starting with Game 1 on Tuesday, Oct. 24 from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
Dan Shulman’s ESPN Radio call as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the Chicago Cubs in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series to advance to the World Series.