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2018 MLB Postseason to Begin Exclusively on ESPN with NL Wild Card Game October 2


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ESPN will Exclusively Televise All MLB Tiebreaker Games October 1 If Necessary

Major League Baseball and ESPN today announced that the 2018 MLB Postseason will begin exclusively on ESPN on Tuesday, Oct. 2 with the National League Wild Card Game presented by Hankook. The time is to be determined. The NL Wild Card Game will also be available on ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes Radio and the ESPN App.

The Sunday Night Baseball broadcast team – play-by-play commentator Matt Vasgersian, analysts Alex Rodriguez and Jessica Mendoza, and reporter Buster Olney – will culminate their first season together as they call the NL Wild Card Game on ESPN. Additional commentator assignments will be announced closer to the event.

Additionally, ESPN will exclusively televise all tiebreaker games on Monday, Oct. 1, if necessary. Visit for the current NL Wild Card standings.


ESPN MLB contacts: Ben Cafardo at 860-766-3496 or [email protected]. Twitter: @Ben_ESPN;

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