via press release:
ESPN will present 10 Major League Baseball Spring Training telecasts beginning with the new-look Miami Marlins and All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes facing the Boston Red Sox and All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez on Monday, March 12, at 1:30 p.m. ET. The matchup will also feature two of the game’s most charismatic managers with new clubs – Miami’s Ozzie Guillen and Boston’s Bobby Valentine. Marlins/Red Sox will be available on ESPN, ESPN3, ESPN Mobile TV and WatchESPN.
ESPN’s Spring Training schedule will feature a primetime showdown between American League heavyweights when the New York Yankees meet the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m. In addition, Terry Francona will debut with the Sunday Night Baseball team – alongside Dan Shulman and Orel Hershiser - on Monday, March 19, to call the Detroit Tigers vs. Philadelphia Phillies game at 1 p.m.
Additional Spring Training highlights:
- three appearances by the Yankees, Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies;
- two appearances by the Detroit Tigers, Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Rays;
- an appearance by the Los Angeles Angels, with recently acquired Albert Pujols.
- All ESPN Spring Training telecasts will be presented by Gillette.
#BBTN: Baseball Tonight is on the road for the Baseball Tonight Goodyear Express Tour, visiting Spring Training destinations in both Arizona and Florida through March 26.
ESPN’s MLB Spring Training Lineup
|Miami Marlins at Boston Red Sox||Mon., March 12||1:30 p.m.||Karl Ravech, John Kruk, Doug Glanville||ESPN, ESPN3,ESPN Mobile TV, WatchESPN|
|New York Mets atDetroit Tigers||Wed., March 14||1 p.m.||Ravech, Mark Mulder, Glanville||ESPN, ESPN3,ESPN Mobile TV, WatchESPN|
|Detroit Tigers at Philadelphia Phillies||Mon., March 19||1 p.m.||Dan Shulman, Orel Hershiser, Terry Francona, Buster Olney||ESPN, ESPN3,ESPN Mobile TV, WatchESPN|
|Atlanta Braves at Detroit Tigers||Tue., March 20||1 p.m.||Shulman, Hershiser, Francona, Olney||ESPN, WatchESPN|
|New York Yankees at Tampa Bay||Wed., March 21||1 p.m.||Jon Sciambi, Glanville, Jessica Mendoza||ESPN, ESPN3ESPN Mobile TV, WatchESPN|
|New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox *||Thu., March 22||7 p.m.||Shulman, Hershiser, Francona, Olney||ESPN, ESPN3, ESPN Mobile TV, WatchESPN|
|Boston Red Sox at Philadelphia Phillies||Mon., March 26||1 p.m.||Sciambi, Nomar Garciaparra, Pedro Gomez||ESPN, ESPN3,ESPN Mobile TV, WatchESPN|
|Los Angeles Angels atSan Francisco Giants||Tue., March 27||4 p.m.||Sean McDonough, Rick Sutcliffe, Aaron Boone, Tim Kurkjian||ESPN2, ESPN3, WatchESPN|
|New York Yankees at Atlanta Braves||Wed., March 28||1 p.m.||Steve Berthiaume, Chris Singleton, Rob Parker||ESPN, ESPN3,ESPN Mobile TV, WatchESPN|
|Tampa Bay Rays at Philadelphia Phillies||Thu., March 29||1 p.m.||Berthiaume, Singleton, Parker||ESPN, ESPN Mobile TV|
*Subject to local blackout