ESPN’s Opening Week MLB Coverage

ESPN is set to televise a total of seven Major League Baseball games over the first four days of the 2013 season.

The action kicks-off Sunday night with the opener on Sunday Night Baseball featuring the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros.  Dan Shulman, Orel Hershiser, John Kruk and Buster Olney will be on the call.

The new Monday Night Baseball crew will feature Dave O’Brien handling play-by-play with Rick Suttcliffe, Aaron Boone and Tim Kurkjian.

The Wednesday Night Baseball crew will feature a rotating roster of announcers, with Sean McDonough being tabbed as the lead.

Here is the opening week MLB schedule on the networks of ESPN:

ESPN MLB season-opening schedule

Date Time (ET) Game / Commentators Networks
Sun, Mar 31 6 p.m. Baseball Tonight Presented by Burger King

Karl Ravech, Alex Cora, Barry Larkin, Curt Schilling, Tim Kurkjian

ESPN, WatchESPN
  7:30 p.m. Beisbol Esta Noche

Candy Maldonado, Carolina Guillen, Manny Acta

ESPN Deportes
  8 p.m. Opening Night Baseball on ESPN Presented by Burger King: Texas Rangers at Houston Astros

ESPN: Dan Shulman, John Kruk, Orel Hershiser, Buster Olney

ESPN Radio: Jon Sciambi, Chris Singleton

ESPN Deportes: Ernesto Jerez, Luis Alfredo Alvarez

ESPN Deportes Radio: Renato Bermudez, Jose Francisco Rivera

ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes Radio,WatchESPN
Mon, Apr 1 12 p.m. Baseball Tonight Presented by Burger King

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Curt Schilling

ESPN, WatchESPN
  1 p.m. Opening Day Baseball on ESPN Presented by Burger King: Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees

Dave O’Brien, Rick Sutcliffe, Aaron Boone, Tim Kurkjian

ESPN, WatchESPN
  4 p.m. Opening Day Baseball on ESPN Presented by Burger King: San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers

ESPN: Dan Shulman, John Kruk, Orel Hershiser, Buster Olney

ESPN Radio: Jon Sciambi, Chris Singleton

ESPN, ESPN RadioWatchESPN
  7 p.m. Opening Day Baseball on ESPN  Presented by Burger King: Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves

Sean McDonough, Mark Mulder, Doug Glanville

ESPN2, WatchESPN
  10 p.m. Opening Day Baseball on ESPN Presented by Burger King: St. Louis Cardinals at Arizona Diamondbacks

Steve Levy, Nomar Garciaparra, Pedro Gomez

ESPN2, WatchESPN
Tue, Apr 2 1 a.m. Baseball Tonight Presented by Burger King

Karl Ravech, Aaron Boone, Alex Cora

ESPN2, WatchESPN
Wed, Apr 3 12:30 a.m. Baseball Tonight

Adnan Virk, Manny Acta, Doug Glanville

ESPN2, WatchESPN
  7 p.m. Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees

Presented by T-Mobile

Dave O’Brien, Rick Sutcliffe, Aaron Boone, Tim Kurkjian

ESPN2, WatchESPN
  10 p.m. San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers Presented by USAA

Jon Sciambi, Nomar Garciaparra, Pedro Gomez

ESPN2, WatchESPN

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