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Pittsburgh-St. Louis; Kansas City-Baltimore; N.Y. Yankees-N.Y. Mets Added to Sunday Slate ESPN Holiday Baseball to Feature Orioles at Yankees on Labor Day ESPN has selected three marquee matchups, which include four current first-place teams and six current playoff teams, for Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell – Major League Baseball’s exclusive, national game of … Read More
The Aug. 16 edition of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell – the Kansas City Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 4-3 in an extra innings thriller – generated the best rating ever for a regular-season Major League Baseball telecast on ESPN in the Kansas City market. According to Nielsen, the telecast delivered a 19.8 rating, which also makes it the highest-rated, regular-season pro sports or college sports game telecast on ESPN in the Kansas City market.
ESPN will televise three prime-time Pittsburgh Pirates games from PNC Park this week, beginning with Monday Night Baseball presented by USAA – Chicago Cubs at Pirates – tonight at 7 p.m. ET. The team of Dave O’Brien and analysts Aaron Boone and Dallas Braden will provide commentary.
The Aug. 2 edition of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell – the New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals 5-2 – delivered a 1.7 overnight rating, according to Nielsen. This is up six percent from a 1.6 for last year’s comparable game (L.A. Dodgers-San Francisco Giants).
ESPN announced today it has made its game selections for the Aug. 9, Aug. 23 and Aug. 30 editions of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell. On Aug. 9, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw will visit the Pittsburgh Pirates and Andrew McCutchen at PNC Park. Returning to PNC Park, the Pirates will … Read More