With today being Opening Day we transition from the local side to the national one to give you everything you need to know about the broadcasters and networks that will bring you the 2015 MLB season.

Click here for a comprehensive primer for the local MLB broadcast teams.


  • Sunday Night Baseball: National exclusive prime time game
  • Baseball Tonight: 26th year of signature studio show airing nightly
  • Twice weekly night games (Monday & Wednesday, select blackouts); Multi-game broadcasts on Opening Day & National holidays 
  • New Graphics package throughout during telecast 
  • Post Season: AL Wild Card; Entire postseason on ESPN Radio  

Sunday Night Baseball: Dan Shulman, John Kruk, Curt Schilling, Buster Olney 

Monday Night Baseball: Dave O’Brien, Aaron Boone; Mark Mulder or Dallas Braden, Tim Kurkjian

Wednesday Night Baseball: Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe, Doug Glanville; others

SNB on ESPN Radio: Jon Sciambi, Chris Singleton

ESPN Deportes: Ernesto Jerez, Luis Alfredo Alvarez, Ozzie Guillen, Guillermo Celis

Baseball Tonight:  

Hosts: Karl Ravech, Jon Sciambi, Adnan Virk

Analyst: Manny Acta, Boone, Dallas Braden, Kruk, Schilling, Sutcliffe; others

Insiders: Olney, Kurkjian, Pedro Gomez, Jason Stark

Opening Week

Sun, April 5: St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs, ESPN2, 8 pm

Mon, April 6: Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees, ESPN 1 pm

Mon, April 6: New York Mets at Washington Nationals, ESPN 4 pm

Mon, April 6: Cleveland Indians at Houston Astros, ESPN 7 pm

Mon, April 6: San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks, ESPN2 10 pm

Wed, April 8: Boston Red Sox at Philadelphia Phillies, ESPN2 7 pm

Wed, April 8: San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers, ESPN2 10 pm

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

April 05: Cardinals at Cubs (ESPN2)

April 12: Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees

April 19: Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals

April 26: New York Mets at New York Yankees

May 03: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox

May 10: Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers

May 17: Detroit Tigers at St. Louis Cardinals

May 24: Texas Rangers at New York Yankees

May 31: Detroit Tigers at Los Angeles Angels (ESPN2)

July 12: St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates

July 19: Boston Red Sox at Los Angeles Angels

FOX Sports

  • FOX Sports: 65 games on FOX & FOX Sports 1, with 7 Saturday prime time during the summer.  Games air as national broadcasts or co-existing games with RSNs. 
  • Post Season: AL Divisional & Championship Series. Mostly on FS1
  • The World Series: Exclusively on FOX
  • MLB Whip Around: MLB Studio show airing nightly on FS1

Lead Broadcasters: Joe Buck, Harold Reynolds, Tom Verducci

Other: Matt Vasgersian, John Smoltz, Kenny Albert, Joe Davis, Aaron Goldsmith, Justin Kutcher, C.J. Nitkowski, Eric Karros; Local RSN Announcers

Reporters: Ken Rosenthal, Jon Paul Morosi; Erin Andrews (Postseason) 

Whip Around/Pregame Studio: Kevin Burkhardt, Ryan Field, Chris Myers, Raul Ibanez, Frank Thomas, Karros, Nitkowski, Mark Sweeney

MLB on FOX Schedule

Saturday MLB on FOX Sports 1 April Schedule

April 11: Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees, FS1 1 pm

April 11: Kansas City Royals at Los Angeles Angels, FS1 9 pm

April 18: Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox, FS1 4 pm

April 18: New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays, FS1 7 pm

April 25: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers, FS1 1 pm

April 25: New York Mets at New York Yankees, FS1 4 pm

Baseball Night in America, Saturdays, FOX 7 pm

May, 23: Angels at Red SoxCardinals at RoyalsOrioles at Marlins 

May, 30: Red Sox at RangersRoyals at CubsDodgers at Cardinals

June, 6: Angels at YankeesTigers at White SoxPirates at Braves

June, 13: Yankees at OriolesReds at CubsD’backs at Giants

June, 27: Indians at OriolesMariners at AngelsCubs at Cardinals

July, 4: Twins at Royals| Phillies at Braves| Marlins at Cubs| Brewers at Reds| Mets at Dodgers

July, 11: Yankees at Red SoxNationals at OriolesCardinals at Pirates

July, 15: 2015 MLB All-Star Game; Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, 8 pm

Sept, 12: Cardinals at RedsRoyals at Orioles, 1 pm

Sept 19: Cardinals vs. CubsYankees vs. Mets, 1 pm

Sept 26 & Oct 3 TBD

MLB Network

  • MLB Network air 24-hour game coverage & original programming throughout the  Season
  • MLB Tonight: Nightly league wide studio show
  • MLB Network Showcase: Network produced broadcast airing several games a month
  • Live Games: Simulcasts from RSNs, airing almost daily 
  • Postseason: Two AL Division series games (via FOX) 

MLB Showcase 

Bob Costas, Jim Kaat, John Smoltz, Tom Verducci, Sam Ryan; others

MLB Tonight:  

Hosts: Greg Amsinger, Fran Charles, Paul Severino, Matt Vasgersian; others

Analysts: Al Leiter, Pedro Martinez, Dan Plesac, Harold Reynolds, Bill Ripken, Smoltz; others

Insiders: Peter Gammons, Jon Heyman, Ken Rosenthal, Joel Sherman, Verducci

MLB Network Daily Programming

10 a.m.: MLB Central new: Vasgersian, Mark DeRosa, Lauren Shehadi 

1 p.m.: High Heat: Christopher Russo

2 p.m.: The Rundown: Matt Yalloff, Kelly Nash 

4 p.m.: MLB Now; Brian Kenny

5 p.m.: Intentional Talk: Chris Rose, Kevin Millar

6 p.m. & Primetime: MLB Tonight

1 a.m.: Quick Pitch: Heidi Watney; others

MLB Network Showcase Games, April Schedule

April 10; Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees; MLBN 7 p.m.

April 21; St. Louis Cardinals at Washington Nationals, MLBN 7 p.m.

April 24; New York Mets at New York Yankees, MLBN 7 p.m.

MLB Network April Live Games Schedule 

Turner Sports

  • TBS will air 13 Sunday games in July through regular season (limited blackouts) 
  • Post Season: include exclusive coverage of the entire National League Postseason
  • Sunday MLB on TBS: Schedule to be announced this summer

Talent: Ernie Johnson, Ron Darling, Cal Ripken; Brian Anderson, Dick Stockton, Dennis Eckersley

H/T Sammy!

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