ESPN on Friday announced its tentative early Sunday Night Baseball broadcast schedule for Major League Baseball’s 2021 season.
The network’s tentative schedule (due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic) launches April 4 with a matchup of the Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Angels. Coverage will tentatively continue April 11 as the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves go under the lights. It runs through Sept. 12 to close out the season, with the New York Yankees and Mets face off in a subway series game.
ESPN’s tentative early Sunday Night Baseball broadcast schedule is noted below.
|April 4||8:30 p.m.*||Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels|
|April 11||7 p.m.||Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves|
|April 18||7 p.m.||Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs|
|April 25||7 p.m.||San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers|
|May 2||7 p.m.||New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies|
|May 9||7 p.m.||Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves|
|May 16||7 p.m.||St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres|
|May 23||7 p.m.||Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals|
|May 30||7 p.m.||Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets|
|July 4||7 p.m.||New York Mets vs. New York Yankees|
|July 15||7 p.m.||Thursday MLB second-half opener: Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees|
|July 18||7 p.m.||Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees|
|Sept. 12||8 p.m.*||New York Yankees vs. New York Mets|
Opening night for the 2021 MLB season is scheduled to take place April 1. ESPN is tentatively scheduled to broadcast the game, which will see the Washington Nationals hosting the Mets.
In other news, MLB great (and Cincinnati Reds legend) Joe Morgan will receive a tribute from ESPN during the upcoming season. Morgan was ESPN’s very first analyst, working alongside then play-by-play voice Jon Miller. The duo composed what was one of ESPN’s longest-tenured and highest-profile teams, calling games together from 1999-2010.
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