ESPN today announced its game selection for the August 15 edition of Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell. The World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers and Mookie Betts will visit the first place New York Mets and Pete Alonso in ESPN’s exclusive, national game of the week. The Mets and the Dodgers were both active leading into the 2021 MLB Trade Deadline. For more information, visit ESPN.com: MLB Trade Deadline.
The first place Boston Red Sox and Rafael Devers will visit the second place Tampa Bay Rays and Nelson Cruz, August 1, on Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell. This marks the first Sunday Night Baseball appearance for the Rays since 2014.
With both teams leading their division, the Chicago White Sox and Tim Anderson will visit the Milwaukee Brewers and Christian Yelich on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell this Sunday, July 25, at 7 p.m.
ESPN will open the second half of the Major League Baseball season with two exclusive, national presentations of the first place Boston Red Sox and Xander Bogaerts visiting their historic rival, the New York Yankees and Aaron Judge. The Sunday Night Baseball team of Matt Vasgersian, World Series Champion and analyst Alex Rodriguez and reporter Buster Olney will call the MLB second-half opener on Thursday, July 15, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN. The team returns on July 18, as the Yankees host the Red Sox at 7 p.m. on Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell – the exclusive, national game of the week.
Last night’s T-Mobile Home Run Derby on ESPN and ESPN2 was the most-watched since 2017, according to Nielsen. The event generated an average audience of 7,126,000 viewers, including 6,358,000 viewers on ESPN and 767,000 viewers on ESPN2 for the Statcast-focused alternate presentation.
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The latest ESPN Cover Story featuring Baltimore Orioles outfielder and first baseman Trey Mancini debuted today across the network’s digital, linear and social platforms.
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ESPN today announced its game selection for the August 1 edition of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell: the first place Boston Red Sox will visit the second place Tampa Bay Rays in an American League East showdown. The telecast begins at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN and will be available to stream on the ESPN App. It marks the first Rays appearance on Sunday Night Baseball since July 6, 2014.
ESPN MLB Insider and draft expert Kiley McDaniel answered questions Thursday about the upcoming 2021 MLB Draft. McDaniel will be a signature part of ESPN’s national telecast of the first round of the of the 2021 MLB Draft on Sunday, July 11, from 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., showcasing the first MLB Draft held during All-Star Week. McDaniel’s Mock Drafts, Top 100 prospects and MLB Draft storylines are available on ESPN.com.
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ESPN today announced that for the first time, Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell – the exclusive, national Major League Baseball game of the week – will air exclusively on ABC, August 8, at 7 p.m. ET.
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ESPN will provide expansive coverage of the 2021 MLB All-Star festivities from July 11-13 in Denver, Co. As part of All-Star, ESPN will exclusively televise the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday, July 12, at 8 p.m. ET. Karl Ravech will call his fourth T-Mobile Home Run Derby with analyst Eduardo Perez and reporters Buster Olney and Marly Rivera.
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