ESPN Sunday Night Baseball: MLB Best Chicago Cubs to Visit Houston Astros September 11

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ESPN Sunday Night Baseball: MLB Best Chicago Cubs to Visit Houston Astros September 11

Additional Wednesday Night Baseball Game Selections Announced for September

ESPN announced today its game selection for the Sept.11, 2016 edition of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell: the Chicago Cubs, owners of baseball’s best record, led by NL MVP candidates Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant, will visit the Houston Astros and MLB batting average leader and AL MVP candidate Jose Altuve at 8 p.m. ET from Minute Maid Park.

Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell airs each week at 8 p.m. on ESPNESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes Radio and WatchESPN. The voice of Sunday Night BaseballDan Shulman, will provide commentary for the telecast alongside analysts Aaron Boone and Jessica Mendoza and reporter Buster Olney.

Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown presented by Chevrolet will precede the game at 7 p.m. with host Karl Ravech, analyst Dallas Braden and insider Tim Kurkjian.

This game selection marks the fifth appearance this season on Sunday Night Baseball for the Cubs and the second appearance for the Astros.

On deck:

The Boston Red Sox and David Ortiz will host the Kansas City Royals and Eric Hosmer at historic Fenway Park on Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell, Aug. 28, at 8 p.m.

Upcoming announced Sunday Night Baseball schedule:

Date Telecast
Aug. 28 Kansas City Royals at Boston Red Sox presented by Taco Bell
Sept. 4 Washington Nationals at New York Mets presented by Taco Bell
Sept. 11 Chicago Cubs at Houston Astros presented by Taco Bell

Additional September game selections:

ESPN today also announced three additional game selections in September:

  • Sept. 7: On Wednesday Night Baseball, the Seattle Mariners will host the Texas Rangers at 10 p.m. in a full national telecast on ESPN and WatchESPN.
  • Sept. 14: In a Wednesday Night Baseball doubleheader, the Boston Red Sox will host the Baltimore Orioles in a full national telecast at 7 p.m., followed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hosting the Seattle Mariners in a full national telecast at 10 p.m. Both games will air on ESPN and WatchESPN.

 More MLB on ESPN:

ESPN Front Row – MLB

ESPN Media Zone – MLB Media Kit

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Media contacts: Ben Cafardo at 860-766-3496 or [email protected]. On twitter: @Ben_ESPN

Michael Skarka at 860-766-1342 or [email protected]. On twitter: @Michael_ESPN

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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