ESPN’s Week in Baseball Release – May 5, 2010


ESPN’s Week in Baseball Release – May 5, 2010

Hershiser Analyzes Santana’s Rough Start
Sunday Night Baseball analyst Orel Hershiser pointed out the reasons for Mets pitcher Johan Santana’s rough start against the Philadelphia Phillies (May 2). Santana surrendered 10 earned runs, including eight runs with two outs in the fourth inning.


Right Things Happening for Wright
Hall of Famer Joe Morgan described how breaks can happen when hitters are hot at the plate, after Mets third baseman David Wright hit a three-run home run in the first inning.


Bobby V Discusses Bunt D
Baseball Tonight analyst Bobby Valentine used the demo field to discuss proper fielding technique when a bunt is popped up with runners on base.


Nomar Demos Transition to First Base
Nomar Garciaparra, who transitioned from the left side of the infield to the first base position at times during his career, demonstrated the changes in fielding approach when moving to the right side of the diamond.


Kruk Accuses of Copying Power Rankings
Baseball Tonight’s John Kruk poked fun at the duplication in power rankings between his top five teams and’s standings. Top five: 1) Tampa Bay; 2) New York Yankees; 3) St. Louis; 4) Minnesota; 5) Detroit.

Upcoming MLB schedule:
Sunday Night Baseball (May 9)
New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox at 8 p.m. ET
(ESPN, ESPN HD, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes,, ESPN Mobile TV)
Commentators: Jon Miller, Joe Morgan, Orel Hershiser

Monday Night Baseball (May 10)
N.Y. Yankees at Detroit at 7 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Commentators: Dan Shulman, Chris Singleton, Aaron Boone
* ESPNEWS will be seen in the New York market

Wednesday Night Baseball (May 11)
N.Y. Yankees at Detroit at 7 p.m. ET (ESPN)

Commentators: Dave O’Brien, Rick Sutcliffe
* ESPNEWS will be seen in team markets

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