As Major League Baseball’s race to the post season heats up, ESPN has announced what is certainly its own hot addition to the network’s Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell schedule.
The MLB-leading Boston Red Sox will play live under the lights against theAmerican League West-leading Houston Astros Sept. 9 on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell. As of August 18, the Red Sox lead Major League Baseball’s standings at 87-36, the only team in the league so far this season to reach and even surpass the 80-win mark. That puts the Red Sox both at the top of the league and the top of the American League East.
The Astros currently lead the American League West at 74-49, tying them with the Oakland Athletics for the division’s top spot. The teams are now tied for third in the American League, too.
Since the game is still so far out, no rotations or pitchers have been announced for the key showdown.Matt Vasgersian will anchor the broadcast. he will be joined by analysts Alex Rodriguez and Jessica Mendoza for additional commentary while rpoerter Buster Olney will have all of the game’s latest news and interviews.
Jon Sciambi will anchor the game’s broadcast on ESPN Radio. He will be joined by analyst Chris Singleton for additional commentary.
ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell is preceded each week by Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown presented by Chevrolet at 7 p.m. ET. Karl Ravech anchors with additional commentary from analysts Mark Teixeira, David Ross and Tim Kurkjian.
ESPN Deportes will broadcast the teams’ showdown in Spanish for the game’s Spanish-speaking audiences. Audiences who won’t be near a television on Sept. 9 can still catch the game online via the ESPN app.
More information on ESPN’s Sept. 9 Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell broadcast is available online now along with all of the network’s latest MLB headlines at:
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