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.
Documentary Directed by Jonathan Hock, Produced by Thomas Tull, and Narrated by Josh Brolin ESPN Films will debut the documentary “World Beaters” on Sunday, August 13 at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN. The film tells the enchanting history of the Little League Baseball World Series tournament in which Maine-Endwell, an undefeated team from the southern … Read More
ESPN today announced it has selected its exclusive, full-national Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell telecast for August 27: the National League East-leading Washington Nationals and Bryce Harper will host the New York Mets and Yoenis Céspedes at Nationals Park at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.
ESPN today announced it has selected two matchups for its exclusive, full-national Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell schedule in August. On August 6, the National League-leading Los Angeles Dodgers and Cody Bellinger visit the New York Mets and Michael Conforto at Citi Field. The following week, on August 13, the American League East-leading Boston Red Sox and Mookie Betts travel to the Bronx to take on the New York Yankees and 2017 T-Mobile Home Run Derby champion Aaron Judge.
ESPN today announced it has selected its exclusive, full-national Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell telecast for July 30: the current National League-leading Los Angeles Dodgers will host the San Francisco Giants at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.