Baseball Tonight: Trade Deadline Special Airs Thursday


Baseball Tonight: Trade Deadline Special Airs Thursday

More on ESPN Front Row to Provide In-Depth Trade Analysis, Live Chats & More

ESPN will provide comprehensive coverage of Major League Baseball’s 2014 trade deadline, highlighted by a one-hour Baseball Tonight: Trade Deadline Special, on Thursday, July 31, at 3 p.m. ET leading up to the league’s 4 p.m. deadline. Host Jon Sciambi will join analysts John Kruk and Manny Acta and ESPN MLB Insiders Buster Olney, Tim Kurkjian, Jayson Stark and Keith Law.’s MLB trade deadline content will be headlined by Rumor Central and a live, interactive chat with ESPN Insiders beginning at 10 a.m. and running through 5 p.m. on deadline day. Additional coverage includes:

  • Daily Baseball Tonight digital segments throughout the week;
  • “Countdown to the Trade Deadline” hub with a countdown to the 4 p.m. deadline;
  • ESPN MLB Insider Jayson Stark’s “Daily Rumble” on hot topics each day;
  • Expert trade analysis from ESPN MLB Insiders Jim Bowden and Keith Law;

Baseball Tonight will also provide trade deadline analysis on Wednesday, July 30, at both 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. SportsCenter will also offer around-the-clock, breaking news and trade analysis leading up to and following Thursday’s 4 p.m. deadline. Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter are available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku via WatchESPN.

Baseball Tonight’s deadline day commentators on Twitter include Sciambi (@BoogSciambi), Kruk (@JohnKruk_ESPN), Acta (@MannyActa14), Olney (@Buster_ESPN), Kurkjian (@Kurkjian_ESPN), Stark (@jaysonst), Law (@keithlaw) and Bowden (@JimBowdenESPNxm).


Media contacts: Ben Cafardo at 860-766-3496 or [email protected] (@Ben_ESPN);

Kristen Hudak at 860-766-2006 or [email protected] (@KristenESPN).


Ben Cafardo

I lead communications strategy and execution for ESPN’s NBA, MLB, FIBA and Little League World Series properties. I’m also a proud consumer of all things ESPN.
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