ESPN will celebrate America’s birthday this year with a celebration of the country’s national pastime.
Network officials announced recently the network will carry a special Major League Baseball double header on July 4th. The schedule starts with a National League inter-divisional matchup between the Phillies and Pirates at 4 p.m. ET on ESPN. American League opponents Boston and Texas round out the day’s double header schedule beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
Rotations and pitchers have not been announced for either game. The July 4 matchup between the Phillies and Pirates will be the second of a four-game series between the NL foes while it the AL showdown between the Red Sox and Rangers will be the second in a three-game series between those teams.
More information on ESPN’s special Independence Day double header schedule is available online now along with all of the latest MLB headlines at http://www.espn.com/mlb.
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