Intentional Talk to Debut May 1 on ESPN2, Continue to Air on MLB Network As part of a new collaborative effort between ESPN and MLB Network, the two entities today announced that ESPN will add MLB Network’s popular studio program Intentional Talk to its afternoon lineup starting Monday, May 1. The year-round, weekday show will … Read More
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The 2017 MLB regular season begins on ESPN with seven games in two days across Sunday, April 2 and Monday, April 3. The seven-game slate is highlighted by an April 2 Opening Night telecast between the defending World Series Champion Chicago Cubs and their rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals, at Busch Stadium (8:30 p.m. ET).
ESPN’s Baseball Tonight will hit the road for two daily shows on site at the 2016 Baseball Winter Meetings, Monday, Dec. 5 through Wednesday, Dec. 7. The 30-minute telecasts will air at 6:30 p.m. ET and midnight, generally on ESPN2. The core Baseball Tonight team will include host Karl Ravech with analyst Aaron Boone and ESPN MLB insiders Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian.
ESPN will provide comprehensive on-site coverage from the 112th Major League Baseball World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians, beginning with Game 1 from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Tampa Bay Rays’ ace Chris Archer will join ESPN’s Baseball Tonight as a guest analyst for on-site, pre-game and post-game shows during the 2016 MLB World Series. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series will generally air at 7 p.m. ET and either midnight or 1 a.m. on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.
Hall of Famer and 13-time MLB All-Star Ken Griffey Jr. will be a guest analyst in the booth for ESPN’s entire telecast of the New York Yankees vs. Seattle Mariners game presented by USAA on Tuesday, Aug. 23 (10 p.m. ET, ESPN).
Former Major League Baseball All-Star Raúl Ibañez has joined ESPN as a baseball analyst. In this new, multi-year agreement, Ibañez will primarily provide commentary for Baseball Tonight on ESPN. He will also serve as an analyst for select games.
ESPN, Inc. led the industry with 57 Sports Emmy Award nominations for 2015, matching its record set a year ago, with 30 for 30, College Football, E:60 and SportsCenter leading the way.
Spring Training baseball returns to ESPN this week. The six-game schedule begins Thursday, March 17 with Jayson Heyward and the 2015 NLDS Champion Chicago Cubs against Paul Goldschmidt and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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