ESPN Announces Early Broadcast Schedule For 2017 MLB Season

Courtesy:  ESPN

Courtesy: ESPN

The start of the 2017 Major League Baseball season is still many months away, but officials with ESPN have already been hard at work preparing their broadcast schedule for the new season.

The network announced its early broadcast schedule this week for the 2017 season.  The network’s broadcast schedule for the 2017 MLB season features seven games in just two days. It all begins with a showdown between the Yankees and Rays on Sunday, April 2 on ESPN.

The World Series Champion Chicago Cubs top off night one on ESPN’s season-opening edition of Sunday Night Baseball when they take on National League Central foes, the St. Louis Cardinals live on ESPN.

The ESPN networks’ current broadcast coverage schedule of Major League Baseball’s 2017 season is noted below.

Opening Day games on ESPN:


Time (ET)



Sun, Apr. 2

1 p.m.

New York Yankees* at Tampa Bay Rays


4 p.m.

San Francisco Giants* at Arizona Diamondbacks


8:30 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals


Mon, Apr. 3

1 p.m.

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets*


4 p.m.

San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers*


7 p.m.

Cleveland Indians at Texas Rangers


10 p.m.

Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics


*Indicates game is subject to local blackout (NYY, SFG, NYM, LAD markets)


More information on the networks’ broadcast schedule is available online now along with all of the latest MLB headlines at:









To keep up with the latest sports and entertainment news and reviews, go online to and “Like” it.  Fans can always keep up with the latest sports and entertainment news and reviews in the Phil’s Picks blog at

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.