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ESPN Provides Extensive On-Site Coverage from the 112th World Series

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Dan Shulman and Aaron Boone to Broadcast Every Pitch on ESPN Radio

On-Location: Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter on the Road

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.

ESPN Radio

ESPN Radio, the exclusive national radio home of the MLB Postseason, will broadcast every pitch from the Fall Classic for the 19th consecutive season. Play-by-play commentator Dan Shulman and analyst Aaron Boone, following their first full season together in ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball booth, will provide commentary on ESPN Radio throughout the World Series for the third year.

There will be a one-hour pre-game show leading in to each World Series game beginning at 7 p.m. ET. on ESPN Radio. Reporter Chris Singleton will provide pre-game and post-game analysis and interviews. The World Series is also available on ESPNRadio.com, the ESPN app, Sirius XM Channel 80, Slacker Radio, Apple Music and TuneIn.

Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg will also be speaking with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred during Mike & Mike on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Friday, Oct. 28, the show will be live from The Cubby Bear in Chicago (6-10 a.m.) in advance of Game 3.

Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet

ESPN’s MLB studio show Baseball Tonight will be on-site throughout the 112th World Series with the team of Karl Ravech, Jessica Mendoza, Eduardo Perez, Buster Olney, Tim Kurkjian and Chris Berman. For Games 1, 2 and 3, coverage will begin with Baseball Tonight at 5 p.m. Baseball Tonight will generally precede the remaining matchups at 7 p.m. ET and recap the action following the game at midnight or 1 a.m. on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.

Chris Archer

Tampa Bay Rays’ ace Chris Archer returns for his second year as part of ESPN’s MLB Postseason coverage. Archer will join Baseball Tonight as a guest analyst for on-site, pre-game and post-game shows during Games 1 and 2, and Games 5, 6 and 7, if necessary. Archer will also join Shulman and Boone in the ESPN Radio booth for a select inning during those games.

SportsCenter on the Road powered by Ford

SportsCenter on the Road powered by Ford will document the World Series, which will begin on Tuesday as part of a historic night for Cleveland sports fans. Also that day, the Cleveland Cavaliers will open their NBA Championship defense and receive their NBA Finals rings. Coverage of both of these events will be led by Sage Steele and Jay Crawford, and they’ll be joined on site by Michael Eaves, Marty Smith, Olney, Pedro Gomez and Ian Begley. Other ESPN guests during the World Series to include, former Cubs’ players Rick Sutcliffe and Doug Glanville, Chicago native Michael Wilbon and lifelong Chicago sports fan Sarah Spain. SportsCenter on the Road with Steele and Crawford will continue coverage throughout the World Series generally during the 6 p.m. hour.

World Series Coverage Schedule

Date Time (ET) Show Network(s)
Mon, Oct. 24 7 p.m. Baseball Tonight: World Series Preview presented by Chevrolet ESPN2
Tue, Oct. 25 5 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2
6 p.m. SportsCenter on the Road powered by Ford

Sage Steele, Jay Crawford

ESPN
7 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2
8 p.m. World Series Game 1: Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians

Dan Shulman, Aaron Boone

ESPN Radio
12 a.m. (midnight) Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2
Wed, Oct. 26 5 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2
7 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2
8 p.m. World Series Game 2: Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians

Dan Shulman, Aaron Boone

ESPN Radio
1 a.m. (after midnight) Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2
Fri, Oct. 28 5 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2
8 p.m. World Series Game 3: Cleveland Indians at Chicago Cubs

Dan Shulman, Aaron Boone

ESPN Radio
Sat, Oct. 29 8 p.m. World Series Game 4: Cleveland Indians at Chicago Cubs

Dan Shulman, Aaron Boone

ESPN Radio
Sun, Oct. 30 7 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2
8 p.m. World Series Game 5: Cleveland Indians at Chicago Cubs*

Dan Shulman, Aaron Boone

ESPN Radio
Tue, Nov. 1 7 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2
8 p.m. World Series Game 6: Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians*

Dan Shulman, Aaron Boone

ESPN Radio
12 a.m. (midnight) Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2
Wed, Nov. 2 7 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2
8 p.m. World Series Game 7: Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians*

Dan Shulman, Aaron Boone

ESPN Radio
1 a.m. (after midnight) Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series ESPN2

*If necessary

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Media contacts: Ben Cafardo at 860-766-3496 or [email protected]. On twitter: @Ben_ESPN

Michael Skarka at 860-766-1342 or [email protected]. On twitter: @Michael_ESPN