Classic MLB Rivalries to Take Center Stage on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball in June

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Classic MLB Rivalries to Take Center Stage on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball in June

  • Defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants at First-Place Los Angeles Dodgers June 21
  • Chicago Cubs at First-Place St. Louis Cardinals June 28

ESPN announced today that two of Major League Baseball’s classic rivalries will take center stage this June on Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell. On June 21, the defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants – led by Buster Posey – will visit the National League West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers and Adrian Gonzalez. On June 28, the Chicago Cubs and Anthony Rizzo will visit the National League Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals and Matt Holliday.

Dan Shulman, in his fifth season as the voice of Sunday Night Baseball, will be joined by analysts Curt Schilling and John Kruk and reporter Buster Olney for the telecasts. All Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell telecasts begin at 8 p.m. ET and are also available on ESPN Radio with Jon Sciambi and Chris Singleton, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes Radio and via WatchESPN.

 Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown presented by Chevrolet precedes each game with a one-hour, pre-game show at 7 p.m. The host, Karl Ravech, is joined by analyst Aaron Boone and reporters Tim Kurkjian and Nicole Briscoe.

 Sunday Night Baseball upcoming schedule:

Date Game
May 31 Detroit Tigers at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim presented by Taco Bell 
June 7 St. Louis Cardinals at Los Angeles Dodgers presented by Taco Bell
June 14 TBD
June 21 San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers presented by Taco Bell
June 28 Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals presented by Taco Bell
July 5 TBD
July 12 St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates presented by Taco Bell
July 19 Boston Red Sox at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim presented by Taco Bell

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

Gianina Thompson at 860-766-7022 or [email protected] (@Gianina_ESPN).

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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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