Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game, Sirius/XM Futures Game & Chevrolet Home Run Derby on ESPN Networks
ESPN Radio will serve as the exclusive, national radio home for the 2013 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 16, at 8 p.m. ET (coverage will begin at 7 p.m.). ESPN Radio’s Sunday Night Baseball team of Jon Sciambi and analyst Chris Singleton will describe the action with on-site studio host Marc Kestecher and reporters Peter Pascarelli and Tim Kurkjian. The All-Star game will also be available on ESPN Deportes Radio with Jose Francisco Rivera, Renato Bermudez and Eduardo Ortega providing commentary. Both ESPN Radio and ESPN Deportes Radio will also broadcast the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on Monday, July 15, at 8 p.m. ESPN’s full Home Run Derby coverage details were released earlier this week.
More ESPN Radio coverage
Mike & Mike and The Herd with Colin Cowherd will broadcast live from Legends (6 West 33rd Street in Manhattan) on July 15 and July 16, from 6-10 a.m. and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. respectively. Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic will also describe the action over the Citi Field public address system for those at the stadium during the Home Run Derby. In addition, ESPN NY 98.7 FM will be on site from the T-Mobile All Star FanFest with Mike Lupica, Stephen A. Smith, Ryan Ruocco, Patrick McEnroe, Michael Kay and Don LaGreca.
Taco Bell All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game
ESPN will televise the 2013 Taco Bell All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game on Monday, July 15, immediately following the Home Run Derby. SportsCenter’s John Anderson, ESPN MLB analyst Aaron Boone and reporter Kurkjian will provide commentary. Participants include celebrities Chris Rock, Kevin James, George Lopez, Ashanti and legends such as Baseball Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson, Bernie Williams and New York Mets legend Mike Piazza. Complete roster.
Sirius/XM All-Star Futures Game
ESPN2 will televise the 2013 Sirius/XM All-Star Futures Game on Sunday, July 14, at 2 p.m. ESPN’s Adnan Virk will be joined by ESPN MLB analysts Rick Sutcliffe and Boone for commentary with ESPN MLB Insiders Pedro Gomez and Keith Law reporting. Rosters: U.S.; World.
Home Run Derby on ESPN, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes & WatchESPN
As announced earlier this week, ESPN will televise the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on Monday, July 15, at 8 p.m. from Citi Field in New York. Chris Berman will provide commentary with ESPN MLB analysts John Kruk and Nomar Garciaparra, as well as reporters Buster Olney and Gomez. This will mark the 21st consecutive year ESPN has aired the Home Run Derby. The Derby will also be available on ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes and on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox and Apple TV via WatchESPN.
Baseball Tonight & SportsCenter
Baseball Tonight on ESPN – with Karl Ravech and analysts Kruk, Curt Schilling and Baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin – will precede ESPN’s Home Run Derby telecast at 7 p.m. The crew will reconvene for post-Derby and post-All-Star shows following both events. Additionally, SportsCenter will be on site for live segments both days, beginning at 1 p.m.
- Home Run Derby Tracker Hub, the premiere online destination for MLB All-Star coverage, includes a real-time leaderboard with Derby participant statistics and home run measurements, an overlay graphic of Citi Field with mapping of each participant’s 2013 home runs, interactive player cards with home run metrics, a live stream of the Home Run Derby on WatchESPN and ESPN Radio, bonus video from Citi Field, the Home Run Derby Rank ‘Em Fantasy Game and an interactive, daily chat with social media integration using #HRDerby and #ASG.
- Various ESPN MLB commentators will provide predictions on the Home Run Derby and MLB All-Star Game. Additionally, Jim Caple will offer his post-game rankings of 2013 All-Star performances.
- ESPN MLB Insiders Jayson Stark and Steve Wulf will write features exploring the “Face of Baseball” and Johnny Callison’s 1964 All-Star Game walk-off home run, respectively.
- Regular Baseball Tonight segments, including the Baseball Tonight Minute, will offer previews, analysis and highlights of MLB All-Star events.
- The ESPN New York site will host a photo gallery of memorable All-Star Game moments in New York and reveal the all-time New York All-Star team.