Back in the Windy City: ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball Spends a Second Week at Wrigley Field


Back in the Windy City: ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball Spends a Second Week at Wrigley Field

Milwaukee Brewers featured in Full National Telecasts on both Sunday Night Baseball and Monday Night Baseball

Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown Hits the Road 

ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell returns to Wrigley Field for a second straight week as Javier Baez and the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs host Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers this Mother’s Day, May 12, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.

The Sunday Night Baseball team of Matt Vasgersian, analysts Alex Rodriguez and Jessica Mendoza and reporter Buster Olney will call the game. Additionally, Jon Sciambi and Chris Singleton will describe the action on ESPN Radio. Sunday Night Baseball is an exclusive, full national telecast, and it will also be available on ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes Radio and the ESPN App.

Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown presented by Chevrolet will be on the road at Wrigley Field this week, starting at 6 p.m. on ESPN. Karl Ravech will be hosting the show, alongside analysts Mark Teixeira and Tim Kurkjian.

On the Monday, May 13 edition of Monday Night Baseball presented by USAA the Brewers are back in action on ESPN as they visit Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies at 7 p.m. Karl Ravech will provide play-by-play commentary with analysts David Ross and Tim Kurkjian. It will be a full national telecast.

Wednesday Night Baseball presented by Hankook Tire on May 15 will feature the Atlanta Braves and Ronald Acuna, Jr. hosting the St. Louis Cardinals and Paul Goldschmidt at 7:20 p.m. This game is also a full national telecast. Jon Sciambi and analyst David Ross will have the call on ESPN.

Next Sunday, May 19, Sunday Night Baseball features the Cubs for the third straight week as they visit Adam Eaton and the Washington Nationals.

Tonight’s Wednesday Night Baseball telecast – Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees –  will have a special guest in the booth as MLB StatCast analyst Mike Petriello will join Jon Sciambi and analyst David Ross. The game will have an early start time of 6:30 p.m. on ESPN. It is subject to blackouts in the New York and Seattle markets.

Upcoming MLB on ESPN+ schedule (blackout restrictions apply to local markets)

Date Time (ET) Matchup
Wed, May 8 8:40 p.m. San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies
Thurs, May 9 9:40 p.m. Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks
Fri, May 10 2:20 p.m. Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs
Sat, May 11 7 p.m. Miami Marlins at New York Mets
Sun, May 12 1 p.m. Los Angeles Angels at Baltimore Orioles
Mon, May 13 6:35 p.m. Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees
Tue, May 14 10 p.m. San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers
Wed, May 15 8 p.m. Texas Rangers at Kansas City Royals


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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