On August 18, ESPN will exclusively televise the third annual MLB Little League Classic presented by GEICO on Sunday Night Baseball. The Chicago Cubs and Javier Báez will “visit” the Pittsburgh Pirates and Josh Bell. The game will be played at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa., the same town as the Little League World Series. The stands of the intimate stadium will be filled with the Little Leaguers who are playing in the 73rd Little League Baseball World Series, which begins today. It will be considered a “home game” for the Pirates.
On the August 11 edition of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell, the Philadelphia Phillies and Bryce Harper will visit the San Francisco Giants and Buster Posey at 7 p.m. ET. Sunday Night Baseball is the exclusive, national Major League Baseball game of the week, available on ESPN, the ESPN App, ESPN Radio and ESPN Deportes.
ESPN has announced its Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell game selection for September 15: the New York Mets and Pete Alonso will host the Los Angeles Dodgers and Cody Bellinger at 7 p.m. ET. Sunday Night Baseball is the exclusive, national Major League Baseball game of the week, available on ESPN, the ESPN App, ESPN Radio and ESPN Deportes.
The August 4 edition of ESPN Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell will emanate live from Yankee Stadium as the first place New York Yankees and Aaron Judge host the defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox and Mookie Betts. The exclusive, national telecast will begin at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN and the ESPN App. It is also available on ESPN Radio and ESPN Deportes.
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ESPN generated its highest-rated Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell telecast of 2019 last night as the New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox to avoid a four-game sweep. The telecast delivered a 1.9 metered market rating, up 73 percent from last year’s comparable game between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals (1.1 rating), according to Nielsen.
The World Series Champion Boston Red Sox, led by Mookie Betts, will host the first place New York Yankees and Aaron Judge on July 28 in a marquee ESPN Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell telecast at 7 p.m. ET. Matt Vasgersian will provide commentary with World Series Champion and analyst Alex Rodriguez, Olympic Gold Medalist and analyst Jessica Mendoza, and veteran reporter Buster Olney.
ESPN will open the second half of the 2019 Major League Baseball season with an exclusive presentation of the Houston Astros at Texas Rangers ‘Lone Star Series’ telecast, presented by Geico on Thursday, July 11, at 8 p.m. ET. The Sunday Night Baseball team will then travel to Boston to call the World Series Rematch between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the reigning World Series Champion Red Sox.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred joined ESPN Radio’s Golic and Wingo (hosted by Mike Golic and Trey Wingo) live in Cleveland ahead of tonight’s 2019 T-Mobile Home Run Derby on ESPN to discuss a variety of topics.
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ESPN will be out in full force at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio during the 2019 MLB All-Star event July 7-9, offering expansive cross-platform coverage of the midsummer classic.
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ESPN today announced its game selection for Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell on July 21. The first place Atlanta Braves and All-Star Ronald Acuna, Jr. will host the Washington Nationals and All-Star Anthony Rendon. The telecast begins at 7 p.m. ET and is available on ESPN, the ESPN App, ESPN Radio and ESPN Deportes. Sunday Night Baseball is an exclusive, national telecast.