ESPN will open its 26th Major League Baseball regular-season with an exclusive, national presentation of 2015 Opening Night – the St. Louis Cardinals at the Chicago Cubs from historic Wrigley Field – on Sunday, April 5, at 8 p.m. ET. MLB Opening Night will air on ESPN2.
The voice of Sunday Night Baseball, Dan Shulman is scheduled to provide commentary for MLB Opening Night, with analysts Curt Schilling and John Kruk and reporter Buster Olney. Additionally, Baseball Tonight will take its show on the road for an on-site pregame telecast at 7 p.m., leading into MLB Opening Night.
MLB Opening Night – what to watch
- Joe Maddon – the two-time American League Manager of the Year will lead the Chicago Cubs as they look to open strong against perennial World Series contenders, the St. Louis Cardinals.
- Star power – All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo leads a young array of Cubs stars against Matt Carpenter, Matt Holliday, Yadier Molina and the Cardinals.
- Classic rivalry – Cardinals versus Cubs, one of Major League Baseball’s classic and most passionate rivalries will reignite to open the 2015 regular-season.
MLB Opening Night – how to watch
MLB Opening Night will be available on ESPN2, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes Radio and on computers, smartphones, tablets, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive ESPN’s linear networks as part of their video subscription from an affiliate provider.