ESPN adds Cubs-Dodgers to Sunday Night Baseball lineup
|Tuesday, June 8, 2021, 7:02 PM-|
ESPN today announced its Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell game selection for June 27: The World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers and Mookie Betts will host the Chicago Cubs and Anthony Rizzo at 7 p.m. exclusively on ESPN, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes and the ESPN App. Matt Vasgersian will provide commentary with analyst and World Series Champion Alex Rodriguez and reporter Buster Olney.
The Chicago Cubs and Anthony Rizzo host their historic rival, the St. Louis Cardinals and Nolan Arenado this Sunday, June 13 on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell. The?Sunday Night Baseball?team of?Matt Vasgersian,?World Series Champion and?ESPN?analyst?Alex Rodriguez?and reporter?Buster Olney?will provide commentary at 7 p.m. ET on?ESPN. Jon “Boog” Sciambi and?Marly Rivera?will describe the action on?ESPN Radio,?where coverage begins at 6 p.m.
Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown?will precede?Sunday Night Baseball?at 6 p.m. on ESPN. Karl Ravech will host, alongside analysts?Eduardo Perez?and?Tim Kurkjian with Senior MLB Insider Jeff Passan contributing.
Weeknight action on ESPN
This Wednesday, June 9, the Los Angeles Angels and Shohei Ohtani will host the Kansas City Royals and Andrew Benintendi on?Wednesday Night Baseball Presented by Hankook Tire.?The full national telecast begins at 9:30 p.m. on?ESPN,?with?Ravech, Kurkjian?and former Big Leaguer?Xavier Scruggs?on the call.
The Cubs visit the first place Mets and Pete Alonso back-to-back nights at 7 p.m. on ESPN, starting with Monday Night Baseball Presented by USAA on June 14. Kevin Connors, Scruggs and Kurkjian will call the full national telecast with Rivera reporting. The action continues Tuesday, with Ravech, Perez, Kurkjian and Rivera providing commentary. This game is subject to blackout restrictions in the Chicago market. The series continues Wednesday as the ESPN+ game of the day.
ESPN weeknight action continues on Wednesday, June 16, as the Atlanta Braves and Ronald Acuña Jr. host the Boston Red Sox and Xander Bogaerts at 7 p.m. Connors, Perez and analyst Kyle Peterson will provide commentary. This game is subject to blackout restrictions in the Atlanta market.