ESPN Adds Nationals-Cardinals in July, Red Sox-Yankees in September to its Sunday Night Baseball Slate

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ESPN Adds Nationals-Cardinals in July, Red Sox-Yankees in September to its Sunday Night Baseball Slate

  • July 2: The National League East-Leading Washington Nationals Visit the St. Louis Cardinals
  • September 3: The New York Yankees Host the Boston Red Sox in a Late Season Rivalry Game

ESPN today announced it has selected two matchups for its exclusive, full-national Sunday Night Baseball telecast presented by Taco Bell. On July 2, the current National League East-leading Washington Nationals and Bryce Harper visit the St. Louis Cardinals and Dexter Fowler at Busch Stadium.

September 3, The New York Yankees and Aaron Judge host the Boston Red Sox and Mookie Betts as the current top two teams in the American League East battle in a late season rivalry game.

The voice of Sunday Night Baseball, Dan Shulman, will have the call for both matchups with analysts Jessica Mendoza and Aaron Boone and reporter Buster Olney at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown presented by Chevrolet will lead into both matchups at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

On deck: June 11, the Red Sox host the Detroit Tigers and Miguel Cabrera from Fenway Park at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Needham, Ma., native Karl Ravech will call the telecast with Mendoza and Boone in the booth and Olney reporting from the field.

Sunday Night Baseball is also available on ESPN RadioESPN DeportesESPN Deportes RadioESPN International platforms, and is available streaming on the ESPN App.

For the updated 2017 ESPN Sunday Night Baseball schedule, visit ESPN Media Zone.

Other recently announced matchups

Date Time (ET) Telecast Network(s)
Mon, June 19 10 p.m. Detroit Tigers at Seattle Mariners telecast presented by USAA*

Dave Flemming, Aaron Boone, Tim Kurkjian

ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Tue, June 20 10 p.m. New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers telecast presented by USAA**

Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe

ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Wed, June 21 10 p.m. New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers telecast presented by Hankook Tire**

Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe, Eduardo Pérez, Marly Rivera

ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Wed, Aug 23 10 p.m. Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim telecast presented by Hankook Tire*

TBD

ESPN, ESPN Deportes+

*Full-national telecast

**Telecast subject to blackout restrictions in the New York market

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

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

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