ESPN has added another key rivalry game to its Sunday Night Baseball broadcast schedule.
Network officials announced Thursday that the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals will face off Sunday, June 17 live on Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell. The game will be the closer in the teams’ 3-game weekend series, with first pitch set for 8:15 p.m. ET.
Matt Vasgersian will have the call for the game. He will be joined in the booth by analysts Alex Rodriguez and Jessica Mendoza for additional commentary. Reporter Buster Olney will be on-field with all of the latest in-game news and interviews.
The game’s broadcast will be preceded by Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown presented by Chevrolet at 7 p.m. ET.
Since the game (and series) is so far out, starting lineup have not yet been announced. Currently, St. Louis sits third in the National League Central standings with the Cubs close behind at 23 – 18.
More information on the teams’ June 17 matchup is available online along with all of the latest Major League Baseball headlines at http://www.espn.com/mlb.
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