ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell is in full swing as its first Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees telecast of the season emanates from Yankee Stadium on July 1 at 8 p.m. ET.
The first place Yankees and the second place Red Sox have the two best records in Major League Baseball. The telecast will also stream via the ESPN App.
2009 World Series Champion Alex Rodriguez, one of the most central figures in the storied Yankees-Red Sox rivalry, will call his first game between the two Clubs as a Sunday Night Baseball analyst. He will join fellow analyst Jessica Mendoza in the booth along with play-by-play voice Matt Vasgersian, who is also calling his first Yankees-Red Sox game for ESPN. Veteran MLB Insider Buster Olney will provide reports.
Additionally, Mark Teixeira, who won the 2009 World Series with the Yankees, will join David Ross, a 2013 World Series Champion with the Red Sox, to provide pre-game analysis on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown presented by Chevrolet. The team duo will join veteran host Karl Ravech, celebrating his 25th anniversary at ESPN, and Tim Kurkjian, celebrating his 20th anniversary at ESPN. Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown starts at 7 p.m. from Yankee Stadium.
ESPN Radio’s coverage of Sunday Night Baseball will start at 7 p.m. with Jon “Boog” Sciambi and analyst Chris Singleton describing the action. The audio from ESPN Radio’s coverage is available on the ESPN App and ESPNRadio.com. Sunday Night Baseball is also available on ESPN Deportes and ESPN Deportes Radio.
ESPN.com Yankees reporter Coley Harvey will document this weekend’s series by providing live updates and reports within SportsCenter beginning this Friday. Tim Kurkjian will also voiceover a piece about this historic rivalry, which will air on ESPN platforms throughout the weekend.
The Yankees will return to action on ESPN+ Monday, July 2, as they host the first place Atlanta Braves at 7 p.m. The game will be subject to local blackout restrictions.
Yankees manager Aaron Boone and Red Sox manager Alex Cora both served as baseball analysts for several years at ESPN.