ESPN To Broadcast 2019 Japan Opening Series Next Week

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN is headed to the far east for an upcoming Major League Baseball broadcast. The network will carry coverage of the 2019 Japan Opening Series on March 20 and 21. The series is a pair of pre-season MLB games, which will be played live at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.  The Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics will face off in the matchups. Dave Fleming and Eduardo...

March 16th, 2019

ESPN Adds Yankee Great To Its Talent Roster

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN is adding another big name to its on-air roster. The network announced on Tuesday, that it has reached a deal with former New York Yankee star CC Sabathia to serve as a contributor for its Major League Baseball broadcasts. Sabathia, a a Cy Young Award-winning pitcher recently announced that he will retire after this season.  While his retirement is still months...

March 7th, 2019

MLB, Shout! Factory’s 2018 World Series Presentation Is Another Grand Slam

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Shout! Factory/MLB Productions Winter is officially here again, and for fans of the National Football League, National Basketball Association and National Hockey League, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.  For others though – baseball fans – it means there are still two months until the start of Spring Training for the 2019 season.  Thanks to Shout! Factory...

December 22nd, 2018

ESPN Announces ‘SNB’ Broadcast Schedule For First Half Of 2019 Season

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN announced the first slate of games on its Sunday Night Baseball broadcast schedule this week. The network released the 14-game schedule Monday, and this year’s schedule launches March 31 as the Phillies host the Braves in a National League inter-divisional matchup.  Week Two will see National League West foes Colorado and Los Angeles go under the lights live. The...

December 15th, 2018

Teixeira, ESPN Reach Agreement On Contract Extension

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack Mark Teixeira is sticking with ESPN. The MLB great, who is a three-time American League All-Star and member of the 2009 World Series Champion New York Yankees, has signed a new multi-year agreement with ESPN.  The network made the announcement in a news release sent Monday. Teixeira’s new deal ensures that he will remain an analyst on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight: Sunday...

December 11th, 2018

Shout! Factory, MLB Productions Announce Release Date For 2018 World Series Sets

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Shout! Factory/MLB Productions Boston Red Sox fans got an early Christmas present this year when their team took this season’s Major League Baseball Championship, and next month, fans can re-live the whole series. Major League Baseball Productions and Shout! Factory have partnered once again to release two World Series presentations.  The 2018 World Series and 2018...

November 18th, 2018

Cubs, Phils To Close Out Weekend Series Live Today On TBS With Rubber Match

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: TBS National League foes the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies will close out their three-game weekend series this afternoon as Major League Baseball’s 2018 season inches closer to its finale. The Phillies took the series’ opener Friday 2-1 over Chicago.  That game was a pitcher’s duel as it wasn’t until the top of the 5th inning that the game’s first run...

September 2nd, 2018

ESPN Announces Final Two ‘SNB’ Broadcasts For MLB’s 2018 Season

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN has added two more matchups to its broadcast schedule for the 2018 Major League Baseball season, including the network’s season finale broadcast of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell. Up first on that schedule is an inter-divisional National League matchup between the Dodgers and Cardinals on September 16.  The game is certain to have major playoff...

August 27th, 2018

Red Sox, Rays Close Out Key Weekend Series Live Sunday On TBS

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: TBS The race to Major League Baseball’s 2018 post season is heating up, and this weekend, two American League foes will face off in a three-game series with serious playoff implications for both teams that culminates Sunday on TBS. The Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays face off in a three-game series that launches Friday night.  The series is critical for both teams...

August 23rd, 2018

Mets, Phillies To Close Out Five-Game Series Sunday Night On ESPN’s ‘SNB’

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN has a National League East divisional matchup on tap in this week’s edition of its weekly Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell broadcast. The Philadelphia Phillies (68-54) will host the New York Mets (52-69) in the closer of the teams’ five-game series.  The series started Thursday with a one and one double-header between the NL East foes.  The...

August 19th, 2018