FOX SPORTS

FS1: Two weekly national games; one FS1 exclusive and the other coexisting with other RSNs.

FOX Baseball Night in America: Primetime regional coverage on Saturday nights during the summer, as well as three weeks of afternoon games in late September.

Talent: Joe Buck, John Smoltz return as the lead team of MLB on FOX for their third season. Ken Rosenthal returns as field reporter with Tom Verducci joining during the postseason.

Studio: Kevin Burkhardt hosts half-hour pregame show with select talent including Alex Rodriguez and Frank Thomas. Burkhardt or Chris Myers host MLB Whiparound on FS1.

Coverage of 2018 MLB All-Star Game in Washington DC airs on Tuesday, July 17th.

Postseason: National League Postseason games including the NL Divisional Series and the NLCS air on FS1 and FOX in October; 2018 World Series airs exclusively on FOX.

MLB on FOX and FS1 can be streamed on FOX Sports Go

Lead Broadcasters: Joe Buck, John Smoltz and Ken Rosenthal

Select Talent: Kenny Albert, Joe Davis, Aaron Goldsmith, Justin Kutcher, A.J. Pierzynski, Tom Verducci, Eric Karros, Preston Wilson; Select FOX RSN Broadcasters

Reporters: Ken Rosenthal, Jon Paul Morosi, Verducci

Whiparound/Pregame Studio: Kevin Burkhardt, Chris Myers, Mike Hill; Frank Thomas, Alex Rodriguez, Nick Swisher, Mark Sweeney, Dontrelle Willis; others

MLB on FS1/FOX Early Schedule

  • Saturday, March 31: Astros at Rangers, 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 31: Brewers at Padres, 8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 4: Cards at Brewers, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 7: Cubs at Brewers, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 14: Rangers at Astros, 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 14: Angels at Royals, 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 17: Indians at Twins (at San Juan), 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 21: Indians at Orioles, 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 28: D’Backs at Nationals, 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 28: Yankees at LA Angels, 9 p.m.

Baseball Night in America, Saturdays, FOX 7 p.m.

  • May 26: Angels at Yankees | Astros at Indians | Giants at Cubs
  • June 2: Red Sox at Astros | Cubs at Mets | Dodgers at Rockies
  • June 9: Yankees at Mets | Astros at Rangers | D’backs at Rockies
  • June 16: Cubs at Cards | Giants at Dodgers | Red Sox at Mariners (8 p.m.)
  • June 23: Dodgers at Mets | Royals at Astros | Mariners at Red Sox
  • June 30: Red Sox at Yankees | Rockies at Dodgers | Braves at Cardinals
  • July 7: Dodgers at Angels | Red Sox at Royals | Marlins at Nationals
  • July 14: Yankees at Indians | Angels at Dodgers | Rangers at Orioles
  • July 17: 2018 MLB All-Star Game at Nationals Park, Washington DC
  • July 21: Cardinals at Cubs | Astros at Angels
  • September 15: Dodgers at Cardinals | Tigers at Indians
  • September 22 and September 29: TBA

ESPN

Sunday Night Baseball: 29th year of exclusive SNB broadcast on ESPN and ESPN Radio

Baseball Tonight: Pregame show for SNB and select MLB events (no longer nightly show).

Matt Vasgersian and Alex Rodriguez join SNB broadcast team, along with returning talent Jessica Mendoza and field reporter Buster Olney.

Monday and Wednesday Night Baseball: national games air weekly on ESPN.

10 national games on the first weekend of the season, including four on Opening Day.

Multiple games broadcast on holidays, including Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.

Coverage of 2018 Home Run Derby in Washington DC on Monday, July 16th.

Postseason: National League Wild Card Game on TV; Entire MLB Postseason on ESPN Radio.

Working agreement with MLB Network programming including re-airings of Intentional Talk.

MLB on ESPN can be streamed on WatchESPN

Sunday Night Baseball: Matt Vasgersian, Alex Rodriguez, Jessica Mendoza, and Buster Olney

Monday Night Baseball: Karl Ravech, Tim Kurkjian, Eduardo Perez

Wednesday Night Baseball: Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe

SNB on ESPN Radio: Sciambi, Chris Singleton

Baseball Tonight/Studio Talent: Ravech, Kurkjian, Mark Texeira, David Ross; Adnan Virk, John Farrell, Perez

Opening Week

  • Thursday, March 29: Ch Cubs at Marlins, ESPN, 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 29: Astros at Rangers, ESPN, 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 29: Giants at Dodgers, ESPN, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 29: Indians at Mariners, ESPN, 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 1: Cardinals at Mets, ESPN, 1 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 1: Giants at Dodgers, ESPN, 8:30 p.m.
  • Monday, April 2: Rays at Yankees, ESPN, 1 p.m.
  • Monday, April 2: Orioles at Astros, ESPN, 7 p.m.
  • Monday, April 2: Indians at Angels, ESPN2, 10 p.m.

Sunday Night Baseball Schedule, ESPN, 8 p.m.

  • April 1: Giants at Dodgers (8:30 p.m.)
  • April 8: Mets at Nationals
  • April 15: Rangers at Astros
  • April 22: Nationals at Dodgers
  • April 29: Yankees at Angels
  • May 6: Cubs at Cardinals
  • May 13: Nationals at Diamondbacks
  • May 20: Indians at Astros
  • May 27: Giants at Cubs (ESPN2)
  • June 3: Red Sox at Astros (7:30 p.m.)
  • June 10: NY Yankees at NY Mets
  • Aug 19: Mets at Phillies (Little League Classic)

TBS/Turner Sports

MLB on TBS will air 13 Sunday afternoon games, starting in July through the end of the regular season.

TBS will air one co-existing broadcast per scheduled team.

Postseason: Exclusive coverage of the entire American League Postseason, including the ALCS.

Talent: Ernie Johnson, Brian Anderson, Don Orsillo, Ron Darling, Dennis Eckersley

Sunday MLB on TBS schedule to be announced in the summer.

Sunday MLB on TBS can be streamed on TBS homepage.

MLB Network

MLB Network airs 24-hour coverage of baseball, including live games, studio shows, and original programming.

MLB Tonight: Emmy award-winning studio show with news, analysis, and cut-ins to live games.

MLB Network Showcase: Network-produced national broadcast airing four games monthly.

MLB live games: Simulcasts from all MLB RSNs, airing almost nightly. Local broadcasts are blacked out and replaced with alternate games.

Postseason: two National League Divisional Series games leased from Fox Sports.

MLB Network can be streamed on MLBNetwork.com home page

MLB Showcase: Bob Costas, Jim Kaat, Matt Vasgersian, John Smoltz, Tom Verducci, Ken Rosenthal

MLB Tonight: Talent: Greg Amsinger, Brian Kenny, Fran Charles, Vasgersian, Heidi Watney, Al Leiter, Dan Plesac, Harold Reynolds, Jim Thome, Pedro Martinez, Joe Girardi, Jon Heyman, Jon Paul Morosi, Joel Sherman, Jayson Stark, Rosenthal, Verducci; others

MLB Network’s Daily Programming

  • 10 a.m.: MLB Central with Robert Flores, Lauren Shehadi, Mark DeRosa
  • 1 p.m.: High Heat with Chris ‘Mad Dog’ Russo
  • 2 p.m.: The Rundown
  • 4 p.m.: MLB Now with Brian Kenny and guests
  • 5 p.m.: Intentional Talk with Chris Rose and Kevin Millar
  • 6 p.m. and primetime: MLB Tonight
  • Midnight: Quick Pitch

Saturday Morning

  • 10 a.m.: Play Ball
  • 10:30 a.m.: MLB Network Breakdown

MLB Network Showcase, April Schedule

  • Friday, March 30: Yankees at Blue Jays, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 5: Diamondbacks at Cardinals, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 11: Yankees at Red Sox, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 12: Yankees at Red Sox, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 26: Brewers at Cubs, 8 p.m.

MLB on Facebook, April Schedule

  • Wednesday. April 4: Phillies at NY Mets, 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 11: Brewers at Cardinals, 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 18: Royals at Blue Jays, 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 26: Diamondbacks at Phillies, 1 p.m.

Other MLB Platforms

25 game schedule, Wednesday afternoons streaming exclusively on Facebook. Games will be produced by MLB Network (no local TV broadcast).

Streaming of most local regional networks on RSN homepages and select devices.

MLB Extra Innings (cable/satellite): broadcasts every MLB game (local and national blackouts apply)

Strike Zone (cable/satellite): rotating coverage of MLB games on Tuesdays and Friday nights.

MLB.tv: live internet streaming of all MLB games, including the All-Star Game and Postseason.

MLB At Bat: live streaming app on tablets and smartphones (local blackouts apply).

Thanks to our pal Sammy for all of his hard work putting this together!

About Joe Lucia

I'm the managing editor of Awful Announcing and the news editor of The Comeback. I also made The Outside Corner a thing for six seasons.