ESPN will exclusively televise the 2017 T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday, July 10, at 8 p.m. ET from Marlins Park in Miami, Fla. The event will feature Miami Marlins slugger and reigning T-Mobile Home Run Derby Champion Giancarlo Stanton, among other soon to be announced Major League Baseball stars. The T-Mobile Home Run Derby will also be available to be streamed via the ESPN App.
Leading into the College World Series Finals, ESPN’s College World Series overnight ratings (June 17-June 24) are up 50% from last year, and is the most-streamed early-round ever.
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’s College World Series viewership is off to a historic start, with the first six games (June 17-19) of the annual college baseball season-ending championship finale averaging a total live audience (TV + streaming) of 923,000 viewers.
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’s coverage of the 2017 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship culminates with the College World Series Presented by Capital One, beginning Saturday, June 17, and Sunday, June 18, on ESPN and ESPN2.
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.