ESPN’s KayRod Cast – a special alternate presentation for select Sunday Night Baseball games on ESPN2 – will make its debut on April 10, when the New York Yankees and Aaron Judge host their archrivals, the Boston Red Sox and Xander Bogaerts. KayRod Cast will pair World Series Champion and three-time M.V.P. Alex Rodriguez with iconic New York broadcasting voice Michael Kay.
The first edition of KayRod Cast will emanate from ESPN’s Seaport District Studios in New York, N.Y., with subsequent broadcasts airing at the Seaport District Studios and remotely. The KayRod Cast will include lively discussion and analysis, demos from Rodriguez, special guests connected to the game, customized graphics, social media and audience integration and stories from Rodriguez’s historic playing career.
ESPN KayRod Cast schedule:
|Apr. 10||Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees|
|Apr. 17||Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres|
|May 1||Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets|
|June 26||Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves|
|July 3||St. Louis Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies|
|July 10||New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox|
|Aug.14||New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox|
*Game selections will be made up to two weeks in advance
Alex Rodriguez and Michael Kay will also serve as the primary commentary team for two exclusive ESPN MLB game broadcasts in 2022. The duo will call the MLB second-half opener – the first national MLB game following the 2022 All-Star break – as the Los Angeles Dodgers renew their rivalry with the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on Thursday, July 21, at 10 p.m. ET. Additional assignments for Rodriguez and Kay will be announced in the coming weeks.
KayRod Cast will air on ESPN2 be available to stream on the ESPN App. The traditional Sunday Night Baseball game will air on ESPN and the ESPN App. For the full Sunday Night Baseball schedule, visit ESPN Press Room.