ESPN’s Spring Training TV Schedule

From ESPN –

ESPN’s MLB Spring Training Lineup: Marlins at Red Sox to Lead Off March 12

10-Game Schedule Includes Yankees/Red Sox in Prime Time; Francona’s Debut with Sunday Night Team

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:

ü  three appearances by the Yankees, Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies;

ü  two appearances by the Detroit Tigers, Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Rays;

ü  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 at Detroit 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, ESPN3 ESPN 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 at San 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

ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney on Spring Training:
“I love the Spring Training optimism. Everybody is working on a new season with fresh hope, thinking that an adjustment like a new pitch or a new element to their swing could be difference-making.” (via ESPNFrontRow.com).

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