Sunday Night Baseball, Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown from Fenway Park May 3
ESPN will exclusively televise the latest chapter in the New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox rivalry on Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell, May 3, at 8 p.m. ET. Dan Shulman will provide play-by-play with analysts Curt Schilling and John Kruk and reporter Buster Olney. Additionally, Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown presented by Chevrolet will precede the game at 7 p.m., emanating from Fenway Park. Karl Ravech will host with analyst Aaron Boone and reporter Tim Kurkjian.
What 2 Watch 4: ESPN’s Yankees-Red Sox coverage on Sunday, May 3.
- Curt Schilling Returns to Fenway Park: the Boston Red Sox legend and Red Sox-Yankees rivalry veteran is in his first full season as Sunday Night Baseball He’ll return to Fenway Park to call Sunday’s Red Sox-Yankees telecast. Schilling has been candid about his thoughts on Clay Buchholz, Alex Rodriguez and a variety of Red Sox-Yankees topics this season.
- Aaron Boone on Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown: former New York Yankees infielder and another Yankees-Red Sox rivalry veteran will provide analysis during ESPN’s pre-game show.
- North Reading Little Leaguers: the North Reading, Ma. Little League team will be on site this Sunday and appear on Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown. The team will be interviewed by ESPN MLB contributor Nicole Briscoe.
- James Taylor performs at Fenway Park: the recording artist and Boston, Ma. native will perform ‘America the Beautiful’ during the 7th inning at Fenway Park. Taylor is scheduled to join the Sunday Night Baseball crew for an inning in the booth.
Commentary & analysis
- Curt Schilling says Red Sox starter Joe Kelly could be the Red Sox ace. He’ll discuss this topic during the telecast, and utilize K-Zone Live, to help illustrate his analysis.
- New York Yankees’ star Alex Rodriguez has made a lot of history at Fenway Park and he may still be chasing home run 660 on Sunday Night Baseball. The crew will discuss his pursuit and his Fenway history.
- Analyst John Kruk looks at what has fueled Red Sox star Hanley Ramirez’s red-hot start to the season.
- The New York Yankees’ bullpen has been dominant and the Sunday Night Baseball team will consider whether they can continue to be used at this pace.
- Reporter Buster Olney will look at the top of the Yankees lineup, which is making a case to be the best in baseball through the first month.
- The Sunday Night Baseball team will also examine the multi-position versatility of Red Sox star Brock Holt.