ESPN baseball analyst anf former Cy Young Award winner Orel Hershiser will be joining Jon Miller and Joe Morgan as the third voice in ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball booth this season. Hershiser replaces Steve Phillips, who served in the role for the 2009 before being let go by the WWL last fall.
From ESPN PR:
“Sunday Night Baseball distinctly offers Jon’s Hall of Fame voice and the combination of Joe’s Hall of Fame approach to hitting and Orel’s profound pitching knowledge,” said Norby Williamson, ESPN executive vice president, production. “Collectively, they will provide compelling analysis and debate during our national game of the week.”
In addition to his Sunday Night responsibilities, Hershiser will continue to serve as analyst during ESPN’s College World Series and Little League World Series coverage. He will also provide analysis for Baseball Tonight. Hershiser most recently provided analysis for Monday Night Baseball in 2009, and has contributed to Wednesday Night Baseball.