Win or Go Home! ESPN Radio to Broadcast Every MLB LDS Game 5


Win or Go Home! ESPN Radio to Broadcast Every MLB LDS Game 5

Both League Championship Series Begin This Week

ESPN is providing extensive, cross-platform coverage of the 2019 Major League Baseball Postseason through the 115th World Series presented by YouTube TV.  ESPN Radio, with coverage presented by AutoZone, will broadcast every MLB League Division Series Game 5, starting with a doubleheader tonight, Oct. 9, and continuing on Thursday, Oct. 10.

On Wednesday, the Atlanta Braves and Freddie Freeman will host the St. Louis Cardinals and Paul Goldschmidt at 5 p.m. ET with ESPN great Chris Berman and analyst Rick Sutcliffe providing commentary. At 8:30 p.m., the defending National League Champion Los Angeles Dodgers and Cody Bellinger will host the Washington Nationals and Stephen Strasburg. Jon “Boog” Sciambi calls the game with analyst Jessica Mendoza.

On Thursday, Oct. 10, the Tampa Bay Rays and Tommy Pham visit the Houston Astros and Jose Altuve at 7:07 p.m. as each team fights to keep their season alive. Dave Flemming and analyst Jim Bowden will be on the ESPN Radio call.

Kevin Winter and Marc Kestecher will host 30-minute pregame shows on ESPN Radio prior to all League Division Series Game 5s. The complete MLB Postseason schedule on ESPN Radio is viewable here: Schedule. Audio from ESPN Radio broadcasts can be heard on the ESPN and Sirius XM 80.

Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet is live every game night on ESPN2 or ESPNEWS following MLB Postseason action, generally at midnight or 1 a.m. Karl Ravech is leading the coverage, and will be joined by analysts Eduardo Perez and Tim Kurkjian. SportsCenter has a rotating team of on-site reporters throughout the playoffs. Alden Gonzalez will be reporting live from Los Angeles for Game 5 of the NLDS and Stefano Fusaro will be reporting live from Houston for Game 5 of the ALDS.

Every edition of Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet and SportsCenter is available live on the ESPN App. 

League Championship Series start this week

The duo of Sciambi and Mendoza will call the National League Championship Series, starting with Game 1, Friday, Oct. 11, on ESPN Radio. The team of Dan Shulman, analyst Chris Singleton and reporter Buster Olney will call the American League Championship Series, beginning with Game 1 on Saturday. ESPN Radio will nationally broadcast every game of both series.

Baseball Tonight will continue nightly postgame coverage through the League Championship Series, generally at midnight or 12:30 on ESPN2 or ESPNEWS, led by Ravech and a rotating set of analysts including Kurkjian, Perez, Doug Glanville, Mark Teixeira and Ryan Howard, and reporter Jeff Passan. Analysts will also contribute across SportsCenter, Get Up, First Take, and Daily Wager throughout the week.