ESPN will swing into spring with a full slate of MLB Spring Training telecasts, beginning with the St. Louis Cardinals at New York Yankees on Monday, March 11, at 1 p.m. ET. The schedule includes multiple appearances by the Cardinals, Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets. All Spring Training games on ESPN will begin at 1 p.m. and will be available via WatchESPN.
The new Sunday Night Baseball team – Dan Shulman, Orel Hershiser and John Kruk with reporter Buster Olney – will debut Monday, March 18, to call the Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves game. The team will also provide commentary for Yankees at Phillies (Tuesday, March 19) and Red Sox at Yankees (Wednesday, March 20).
2013 MLB Spring Training on ESPN
|Mon, Mar. 11||1 p.m.||St. Louis Cardinals at New York Yankees||Jon Sciambi, Doug Glanville, Jayson Stark|
|Mon, Mar. 18||1 p.m.||Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves||Dan Shulman, Orel Hershiser, John Kruk, Buster Olney|
|Tue, Mar. 19||1 p.m.||New York Yankees at Philadelphia Phillies||Dan Shulman, Orel Hershiser, John Kruk, Buster Olney|
|Wed, Mar. 20||1 p.m.||Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees *||Dan Shulman, Orel Hershiser, John Kruk, Buster Olney|
|Mon, Mar. 25||1 p.m.||Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles||Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Doug Glanville|
|Tue, Mar. 26||1 p.m.||St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets||Karl Ravech, Aaron Boone, Rick Sutcliffe, Tim Kurkjian|
|Wed, Mar. 27||1 p.m.||Philadelphia Phillies at Detroit Tigers||Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Doug Glanville|
|Thu, Mar. 28||1 p.m.||New York Mets at Washington Nationals||Dave O’Brien, Aaron Boone, Rick Sutcliffe, Tim Kurkjian|
*denotes ESPN2 telecast
ESPN International will also air MLB Spring Training games in the Middle East/North Africa, Caribbean, Pac-Rim and in Europe via ESPN America.
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