ESPN Radio’s 19th Major League Baseball Season Highlighted by Opening Night World Series Rematch; Yankees, Red Sox, Dodgers also Showcased

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ESPN Radio’s 19th Major League Baseball Season Highlighted by Opening Night World Series Rematch; Yankees, Red Sox, Dodgers also Showcased

ESPN Radio’s 19th Major League Baseball season of 74 games will include multiple appearances from several top teams including the defending World Series Champion Kansas City Royals, the defending National League Champion New York Mets, the New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox and the San Francisco Giants. The season begins on Opening Day with a rematch of last year’s World Series as Eric Hosmer and the Royals host Yoenis Cespedes and the Mets on Sunday, April 3, at 7 p.m. ET*. Play-by-play commentator Jon Sciambi and analyst Chris Singleton will return to call the season’s action.

ESPN Radio will broadcast several of MLB’s premier rivalries including the Los Angeles Dodgers hosting the Giants on Saturday, April 16, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 17, at 7 p.m. Also, the Yankees and Red Sox will face each other four times in this year’s schedule, on May 1, May 8, and July 16-17.

ESPN Radio will also be home to the Gillette Home Run Derby and the 87th MLB All Star Game from Petco Park in San Diego, on Monday, July 11, and Tuesday, July 12, respectively. Every MLB postseason game will be broadcasted for the 19th consecutive year. Postseason coverage will include any potential tie-breaker games, Wild Card games, National and American League Division Series, National League Championship Series, the American League Championship Series and the World Series. In addition, the Fort Bragg Game between the Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves, celebration of the country’s military heroes, will broadcast on Sunday, July 3, at 7 p.m.

All MLB on ESPN Radio games will be preceded by the one-hour Baseball Tonight pregame show offering news, previews and analysis of upcoming games. As the season progresses, additional matchups on ESPN Radio will be announced. All games will be available on ESPN Radio, ESPNRadio.com and the ESPN mobile app.

Confirmed schedule (additional games will be announced at a later date):

Date Time (ET)* Game / Commentators
Sun, Apr 3 7 p.m. New York Mets @ Kansas City Royals
Adam Amin & Chris Singleton
Mon, Apr 4 12:30 p.m. Houston Astros @ New York Yankees
Roxy Bernstein & Preston Wilson
Sat, Apr 9 Noon New York Yankees @ Detroit Tigers
Jon Sciambi & Singleton
Sun, Apr 10 7 p.m. New York Yankees @ Detroit Tigers
Sciambi & Singleton
Sat, Apr 16 8 p.m. San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Dodgers
Sciambi & Singleton
Sun, Apr 17 7 p.m. San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Dodgers
Sciambi & Singleton
Sat, Apr 23 3 p.m. Boston Red Sox @ Houston Astros
Sciambi & Singleton
Sun, Apr 24 7 p.m. Boston Red Sox @ Houston Astros
Sciambi & Singleton
Sat, Apr 30 3 p.m. San Francisco Giants @ New York Mets
Sciambi & Singleton
Sun, May 1 7 p.m. New York Yankees @ Boston Red Sox
Sciambi & Singleton
Sat, May 7 Noon Los Angeles Dodgers @ Toronto Blue Jays
Sciambi & Dan Shulman
Sun, May 8 7 p.m. Boston Red Sox @ New York Yankees
Sciambi & Singleton
Sat, May 14 8 p.m. St. Louis Cardinals @ Los Angeles Dodgers
Sciambi & Singleton
Sun, May 15 7 p.m. St. Louis Cardinals @ Los Angeles Dodgers
Sciambi & Singleton
Sat, May 21 3 p.m. New York Yankees @ Oakland Athletics
Sciambi & Singleton
Sun, May 22 7 p.m. Chicago Cubs @ San Francisco Giants
Sciambi & Singleton
Sat, May 28 6 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers @ New York Mets
Sciambi & Singleton
Sun, May 29 7 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers @ New York Mets
Sciambi & Singleton
Sun, Jun 12 4 p.m. St. Louis Cardinals @ Pittsburgh Pirates
Sciambi & Singleton
  Follows Los Angeles Dodgers @ San Francisco Giants
Sciambi & Singleton
Sun, Jul 2 6 p.m. Chicago Cubs @ New York Mets
Sun, Jul 3 7 p.m. Miami Marlins @ Atlanta Braves
(from Fort Bragg, N.C.)
Sun, Jul 10 7 p.m. Arizona Diamondbacks @ San Francisco Giants
Mon, Jul 11 8 p.m. Gillette Homerun Derby
Sciambi & Chris Singleton
Tue, Jul 12 7 p.m. MLB All-Star Game
Sciambi & Singleton
Sat, Jul 16 3 p.m. Boston Red Sox @ New York Yankees
Sun, Jul 17 7 p.m. Boston Red Sox @ New York Yankees

* Windows include the pregame show

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Tara Chozet

I handle PR for ESPN Radio, espnW, technology, remote operations and soccer. I received my undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and my Master’s degree from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.
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