ESPN Radio’s 18th Major League Baseball season of more than 66 games will include multiple appearances from several top teams including the defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, defending American League Champion Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. The season begins on Opening Night, Sunday, April 5, when the St. Louis Cardinals and Matt Holliday visit the Chicago Cubs and Jon Lester at 8 p.m. ET. On Opening Day, Monday, April 6, the Washington Nationals and Bryce Harper host the New York Mets and David Wright, at 4 p.m. Play-by-play commentator Jon Sciambi and analyst Chris Singleton will return to call the season’s action.
ESPN Radio will broadcast several of MLB’s premiere rivalries including the New York Yankees and Mark Teixeira hosting the Boston Red Sox and Hanley Ramirez on Saturday, April 11, at 1:05 p.m. and on Sunday, April 12, at 7 p.m. The Subway Series – New York Mets at New York Yankees – will also air in the early part of the season Saturday, April 25, at 4 p.m. and Sunday, April 26, at 8 p.m.
ESPN Radio will also be home to the Gillette Home Run Derby and the 86th MLB All Star Game from Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati on Monday, July 13, and Tuesday, July 14, respectively. Every MLB postseason game will be broadcasted for the 18th consecutive year. Postseason coverage will include any potential tie-breaker games, Wild Card games, National and American League Division Series, National League Championship Series, the American League Championship Series and the World Series.
All MLB on ESPN Radio games will be preceded by the one-hour Baseball Tonight pregame show offering news, previews and analysis of upcoming games. As the season progresses, additional matchups on ESPN Radio will be announced. All games will be available on ESPN Radio, espnradio.com and the ESPN Radio mobile app.
|Date||Time (ET)||Game / Commentators|
|Sun, Apr 5||8 p.m.||St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs
Jon Sciambi, Chris Singleton
|Mon, Apr 6||4 p.m.||New York Mets at Washington Nationals
Adam Amin, Singleton
|Sat, Apr 11||1:05 p.m.||Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees
|Sun, Apr 12||8 p.m.||Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees
|Sat, Apr 18||7 p.m.||Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals
|Sun, Apr 19||7 p.m.||Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals
|Sat, Apr 25||4 p.m.||New York Mets at New York Yankees
|Sun, Apr 26||8 p.m.||New York Mets at New York Yankees
|Sat, May 2||4 p.m.||Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at San Francisco Giants|
|Sun, May 3||8 p.m.||New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox
|Sun, May 10||8 p.m.||Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers|
|Sun, May 17||8 p.m.||Detroit Tigers at St. Louis Cardinals|
|Sun, May 24||8 p.m.||Texas Rangers at New York Yankees|
|Sun, May 31||8 p.m.||Detroit Tigers at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim|
|Sun, Jul 12||8 p.m.||St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Mon, Jul 13||TBD||Gillette Home Run Derby|
|Tue, Jul 14||TBD||MLB All-Star Game|
|Sun, Jul 19||8 p.m.||Boston Red Sox at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim|
ESPN Radio’s Baseball Tour Continues
ESPN Radio’s sixth annual Baseball Tour continues with The Herd with Colin Cowherd broadcasting from Spring Training in Fort Meyers, Fla., on Thursday, March 26, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic will take their Mike & Mike show on the road Opening Day, Monday, April 6, from Fairgrounds in Washington, D.C., beginning at 6 a.m., in advance of the New York Mets visiting the Washington Nationals (3 p.m., ESPN Radio). Later that day, The Herd will air live from Los Angeles, at 10 a.m., in advance of the Los Angeles Dodgers home opener against the San Diego Padres.
ESPN Radio Baseball Tour Schedule:
|Thu, Mar 26||10 a.m. – 1 p.m.||The Herd with Colin Cowherd||Ft. Meyers, Fla. (Spring Training)|
|Mon, Apr 6||6 – 10 a.m.||Mike & Mike||Washington, D.C.|
|10 a.m. – 1 p.m.||The Herd with Colin Cowherd||Los Angeles|
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