ESPN MLB Division Series Updates


ESPN MLB Division Series Updates

MLB Playoffs on ESPN Radio
ESPN Radio’s 13th consecutive season of postseason Major League Baseball coverage includes the play-by-play calls of every game from the LDS through the World Series. 

LDS Commentators: Yankees/Twins: Jon Miller-Orel Hershiser; Rangers/Rays: Dan Shulman-Bobby Valentine; Reds/Phillies: Jon Sciambi-Dave Campbell; Braves/Giants: Chris Berman (first two games), Dave O’Brien-Rick Sutcliffe  

LDS Schedule

(All Times Eastern; remaining schedule will be released when available) 


Date Time (ET) Teams
Wed, Oct 6 1 p.m. Texas at Tampa Bay (Game1)
  4:30 p.m. Cincinnati at Philadelphia (Game 1)
  8 p.m. New York at Minnesota (Game 1)
Thu, Oct 7 2 p.m. Texas at Tampa Bay (Game 2) 
  5:30 p.m. New York at Minnesota (Game 2)
  9 p.m. Atlanta at San Francisco (Game 1)
Fri, Oct 8 5:30 p.m. Cincinnati atPhiladelphia (Game 2)
  9 p.m. Atlanta at San Francisco (Game 2)
Sat, Oct 9 4:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Texas (Game 3)
  8 p.m. Minnesota at New York (Game 3)

Baseball Tonight Continues
Regularly hosted by Karl Ravech with analysts John Kruk, Bobby Valentine and Nomar Garciaparra, ESPN’s Baseball Tonight will continue with nightly highlights, news and information through the final out of the postseason. 

ESPN Reporters on Site for Division Series
SportsCenter and ESPN’s news and information shows will include daily on-site reports from each MLB Division Series game including:

  • Pedro Gomez for Texas/Tampa Bay
  • George Smith (in Minnesota) and Buster Olney (in New York) for Twins/Yankees
  • John Barr (in Philadelphia) and Bob Holtzman (in Cincinnati) for Phillies/Reds
  • Colleen Dominguez for Atlanta/San Francisco

Comprehensive Coverage’s extensive coverage of the Division Series will include on-site reports from Jorge Arangure (Braves/Giants), Jim Caple (Yankees/Twins), Jerry Crasnick (Rangers/Rays) and Jayson Stark (Phillies/Reds), along with’s Wally Matthews, Andrew Marchand, Ian O’Connor and Adam Rubin (games in New York) and’s Jeff Caplan and Richard Durrett.’s coverage will feature individual pages for each Division Series matchup including news and information, statistical analysis, video content, predictions, scouting reports, blogs and podcasts.


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