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Posted by Ben Cafardo on November 29, 2012

ESPN to Present First-Ever Baseball Tonight Digital Series at Baseball Winter Meetings

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SportsCenter & Baseball Tonight Onsite; More than 30 ESPN MLB Commentators

ESPN will present the first-ever Baseball Tonight digital series of shows at the Baseball Winter Meetings, December 3-6, at 12:30 p.m. ET daily. The 10-minute live shows will include news and analysis from ESPN MLB Insiders Buster Olney, Tim Kurkjian and Jayson Stark. The shows will be posted to a special “Winter Meetings Live” page on ESPN.com and will also be available via ESPN3 and WatchESPN. The Baseball Tonight digital episodes are part of ESPN’s comprehensive coverage of the 2012 Baseball Winter Meetings from the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. ESPN will launch its Meetings coverage Sunday, December 2, during the 6 p.m. edition of SportsCenter.

ESPN’s daily Baseball Winter Meetings programming will include:

  • Hourly SportsCenter segments (across sixteen hours total), beginning with the 9 a.m. ET show;
  • SportsCenter Special at the Winter Meetings at 6 p.m.;
  • Baseball Tonight at the Winter Meetings nightly episodes.

ESPN.com’s “Winter Meetings Live” hub to include:

  • Live Baseball Tonight digital shows at 12:30 p.m. daily;
  • 75-hour chat, beginning on Monday, Dec. 3 at 9 a.m., which will run continuously throughout the week;
  • Live-streaming press conferences;
  • Interviews with players, managers and executives;
  • ESPN analyst and reporter updates.

Commentators

More than thirty ESPN MLB commentators will contribute to ESPN’s on-site Baseball Winter Meetings coverage. ESPN’s SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight programming will be anchored by hosts Karl Ravech (@KarlRavechESPN) and Jon Sciambi (@BoogSciambi) and analysts John Kruk (@JohnKruk_ESPN) and Curt Schilling (@Gehrig38). Coverage will also include regular updates from Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN), Tim Kurkjian (@Kurkjian_ESPN), Pedro Gomez (@PedroGomezESPN), Jim Bowden (@JimBowdenESPNxm), Jayson Stark (@JaysonSt), Jerry Crasnick (@JCrasnick) and Keith Law (@KeithLaw).

Additionally, reporters from ESPNDeportes.com and ESPN’s local sites – ESPNBoston.com, ESPNChicago.com, ESPNDallas.com and ESPNNewYork.com – will also provide comprehensive coverage.

SportsCenter & Baseball Tonight Baseball Winter Meetings schedule

Date Time (ET) Show Networks
Sun, Dec. 2 6 p.m. SportsCenter ESPN, WatchESPN
Mon, Dec. 3 12:30 p.m. Baseball Tonight digital show ESPN.com, ESPN3, WatchESPN
6 p.m. SportsCenter Special at the Winter Meetings ESPNEWS
12 a.m. Baseball Tonight at the Winter Meetings ESPN2, WatchESPN
Tue, Dec. 4 12:30 p.m. Baseball Tonight digital show ESPN.com, ESPN3, WatchESPN
6 p.m. SportsCenter Special at the Winter Meetings ESPNEWS
12 a.m. Baseball Tonight at the Winter Meetings ESPN2, WatchESPN
Wed, Dec. 5 12:30 p.m. Baseball Tonight digital show ESPN.com, ESPN3, WatchESPN
6 p.m. SportsCenter Special at the Winter Meetings ESPNEWS
1:30 a.m. Baseball Tonight at the Winter Meetings ESPN2, WatchESPN
Thu, Dec. 6 12:30 p.m. Baseball Tonight digital show ESPN.com, ESPN3, WatchESPN
6 p.m. SportsCenter Special at the Winter Meetings ESPNEWS
1 a.m. Baseball Tonight at the Winter Meetings ESPN2, WatchESPN

 

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