ESPN today announced it has added a telecast to its MLB Postseason Impact Game slate this week as part of the Coca-Cola Zero Sugar Race to Zero. On Tuesday, September 26, the National League Central-leading Chicago Cubs and Anthony Rizzo visit the St. Louis Cardinals and Dexter Fowler. The Cardinals are part of the closely contested race with the Milwaukee Brewers and Colorado Rockies for the final spot in the NL Wild Card Game.
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.
Ratings were up double-digits for all three of ESPN’s Little League World Series Championship games on ABC this past weekend, according to metered market ratings from Nielsen. Sunday’s Little League World Series Championship Game, in which Japan won its fourth title, generated a 2.1 rating, up 24 percent from a 1.7 for the 2016 title game.
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®.