ESPN Unveils Monday Night Baseball and Wednesday Night Baseball Game Selections for April

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ESPN Unveils Monday Night Baseball and Wednesday Night Baseball Game Selections for April

ESPN’s MLB Coverage Continues on ESPN+ with a Game Every Day

During the month of April, ESPN will televise eight weeknight baseball games in the return of Monday Night Baseball Presented by USAA and Wednesday Night Baseball, and a game every day on ESPN+. ESPN’s April weeknight slate features four appearances by the New York Mets and Francisco Lindor, plus two appearances each by the Atlanta Braves, the Boston Red Sox, the Chicago Cubs and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Monday Night Baseball Presented by USAA
Monday Night Baseball Presented by USAA will feature the Mets and Lindor hosting the Phillies and Bryce Harper on Tuesday, April 13, at 7 p.m. ET. The telecast is subject to blackout restrictions in the New York market. The Mets return to ESPN on Tuesday, April 20, to visit the Cubs and Anthony Rizzo at 7:30 p.m. in a full national telecast. Monday, April 26, the Cubs visit the Braves at 7 p.m. The game is subject to blackout restrictions in the Chicago market.

ESPN’s Monday Night Baseball season premiere will air on Monday, April 5, as part of ESPN’s season-opening schedule. The Red Sox and Xander Bogaerts will host the American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays and Austin Meadows at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

Wednesday Night Baseball
The Wednesday Night Baseball lineup for April includes the Cincinnati Reds and Joey Votto visiting the San Francisco Giants and Buster Posey on Tuesday, April 13 at 9:30 p.m. April 21, the New York Yankees and Aaron Judge host the Braves at 6:30 p.m. Both games will be full national telecasts with no blackouts.

The Mets will host the Red Sox on Tuesday, April 27, at 7 p.m., which will be blacked out in the New York market. As previously announced, the Mets will visit the Phillies at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, in a full national telecast.

ESPN Celebrates Jackie Robinson April 13
ESPN will commemorate the life and legacy of Jackie Robinson during the April 13 doubleheader. Throughout the evening, the telecasts will salute the legendary Robison breaking the color barrier in MLB.

All ESPN MLB games and shows are also available to stream via the ESPN App.

April 2021 Monday Night Baseball and Wednesday Night Baseball Schedule:

Date Time (ET)  Game Platforms
Mon, Apr 5 7 p.m. Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox

Telecast Presented by USAA

ESPN, ESPN App
Tue, Apr 6 7 p.m. New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies ESPN, ESPN App
Tue, Apr13 7 p.m. Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets*

Telecast Presented by USAA

ESPN, ESPN App
9:30 p.m. Cincinnati Reds vs. San Francisco Giants ESPN, ESPN App
Tue, Apr 20 7:30 p.m. New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs

Telecast Presented by USAA

ESPN, ESPN App
Wed, Apr 21 6:30 p.m. Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees ESPN, ESPN App
Mon, Apr. 26 7 p.m. Chicago Cubs* vs. Atlanta Braves

Telecast Presented by USAA

ESPN, ESPN App
Tue, Apr 27 7 p.m. Boston Red Sox vs. New York Mets* ESPN, ESPN App

*Blackout restrictions apply to local markets

 Upcoming MLB on ESPN+ Schedule*:

Date Time (ET)  Game
Fri, Apr 2 10 p.m. Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox
Sat, Apr 3 1:20 p.m. San Francisco Giants vs. Seattle Mariners
Sun, Apr 4 1 p.m. Toronto Blue Jays v. New York Yankees
Mon, Apr 5 7:30 p.m. Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs
Tue, Apr 6 7 p.m. Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox
Wed, Apr 7 4 p.m. New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Thu, Apr 8 1:30 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
Fri, Apr 9 8 p.m. Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros
Sat, Apr 10 7 p.m. San Diego Padres vs. Texas Rangers
Sun, Apr 11 1 p.m. Los Angeles Angels vs.  Toronto Blue Jays
Mon, Apr 12 2:20 p.m. Boston Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins
Tue, Apr 13 2 p.m. Boston Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins
Wed, Apr 14 7 p.m. Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves
Thu, Apr 15 7 p.m. Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Rays
Fri, Apr 16 8:30 p.m. New York Mets vs. Colorado Rockies
Sat, Apr 17 1 p.m. Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Washington Nationals
Sun, Apr 18 1 p.m. Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees
Mon, Apr 19 10 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Seattle Mariners
Tue, Apr 20 7 p.m. St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Nationals
Wed, Apr 21 6 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians
Thu, Apr 22 7:30 p.m. New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs
Fri, Apr 23 7 p.m. New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians
Sat, Apr 24 1 p.m. Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers
Sun, Apr 25 2 p.m. Cincinnati Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals
Mon, Apr 26 6 p.m. Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians
Tue, Apr 27 7 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves
Wed, Apr 28 1:40 p.m. Miami Marlins vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Thu, Apr 29 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Fri, Apr 30 7 p.m. Houston Astros vs. Tampa Bay Rays

*Local blackout restrictions apply to all games

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Media contacts: Ben Cafardo at [email protected] | Katie Hughes at [email protected]

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