ESPN Radio, “Baseball Tonight,” “SportsCenter” All On Site for the World Series: Washington Nationals vs. Houston Astros


ESPN Radio, “Baseball Tonight,” “SportsCenter” All On Site for the World Series: Washington Nationals vs. Houston Astros

Expansive Roster of ESPN MLB Analysts Contributing Daily to Studio Shows, On Site Coverage

ESPN Radio, with coverage presented by AutoZone, will be the national radio home of the World Series presented by YouTube TV as the Houston Astros and Jose Altuve face the Washington Nationals and Anthony Rendon. ESPN Radio will broadcast the World Series for the 22nd consecutive year, starting tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. ET. ESPN play-by-play voice Dan Shulman will describe the action for the ninth consecutive season, joined by analyst Chris Singleton and reporter Buster Olney.

ESPN Radio voices Marc Kestecher, Kevin Winter and Tim Kurkjian will host hour-long pregame shows prior to each game. Audio from ESPN Radio broadcasts can be heard on ESPN Radio affiliates, the ESPN and Sirius XM 80.

ESPN’s flagship baseball program, Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet, will be on site at the World Series for two shows each game day at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on ESPN2. The shows will bookend SportsCenter on the Road presented by Rocket Mortgage on ESPN at 6 p.m. Veteran host Karl Ravech will host both editions of Baseball Tonight as well as SportsCenter on site, and will be joined on Baseball Tonight by World Series Champion and analyst Mark Teixeira and analysts Eduardo Perez and Kurkjian.

Additional content surrounding the World Series includes Statcast data-driven vignettes, voiced over by analyst Kyle Peterson, that will air on all of ESPN’s platforms. The vignettes will focus on the outstanding pitchers that face off in Game 1: Max Scherzer and Gerrit Cole, and what made them successful in getting to the World Series.

Olympic Gold Medalist Jessica Mendoza will appear on Get Up and First Take as well as SportsCenter throughout the “Fall Classic.” World Series Champion analyst Ryan Howard will also contribute to SportsCenter, appearing on various editions of the show from ESPN’s Bristol, Conn. studios. A rotating team of on-site reporters will contribute to various editions of SportsCenter throughout the World Series, including Olney, Jeff Passan, Marly Rivera, and Pedro Gomez.

The World Series game schedule can be found here.


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