Chris Archer to Serve as Guest Analyst for Baseball Tonight at the World Series

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Chris Archer to Serve as Guest Analyst for Baseball Tonight at the World Series

Tampa Bay Rays’ Ace will also Contribute to ESPN Radio’s Game Coverage

Tampa Bay Rays’ ace Chris Archer will join ESPN’s Baseball Tonight as a guest analyst for on-site, pre-game and post-game shows during the 2016 MLB World Series. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series will generally air at 7 p.m. ET and either midnight or 1 a.m. on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.

Archer is scheduled to appear on Baseball Tonight for Games 1 and 2, and if necessary, Games 5, 6 and 7. He will join a cast of commentators, which will include Karl Ravech, Jessica Mendoza, Eduardo Perez, Buster Olney, Tim Kurkjian and Chris Berman. This marks the second consecutive season that Archer will contribute to ESPN’s World Series coverage.

Baseball Tonight at the World Series schedule

Date Time (ET) Show
Mon, Oct. 24 7 p.m. Baseball Tonight: World Series Preview
Tue, Oct. 25 (Game 1) 7 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series
  12 a.m. (midnight) Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series
Wed, Oct. 26 (Game 2) 7 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series
  1 a.m. (after midnight) Baseball Tonight at the World Series
Fri, Oct. 28 (Game 3) 5 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series
Sun, Oct. 30 (Game 5) * 7 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series
Tue, Nov. 1 (Game 6) * 7 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series
  12 a.m. (midnight) Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series
Wed, Nov. 2 (Game 7) * 7 p.m. Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series
  1 a.m. (after midnight) Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet at the World Series

*if necessary

 Archer will also contribute to ESPN Radio’s national broadcast coverage of the World Series on the same dates – Games 1 and 2, and then Games 5, 6 and 7, if necessary. He will join play-by-play commentator Dan Shulman and analyst Aaron Boone in the booth for an inning each game.

Additionally, Archer is expected to appear as part of the SportsCenter on the Road powered by Ford World Series coverage. More details will be announced soon.

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

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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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