The Cleveland Indians and Francisco Lindor will host the Philadelphia Phillies and Bryce Harper as both teams vie for a Wild Card spot.
ESPN has a robust schedule of games leading into the season finale of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell, which will take place Sept. 22 with a special start time of 6:30 p.m. ET.
Matt Vasgersian will call the game on ESPN, alongside World Series Champion and analyst Alex Rodriguez, Olympic Gold Medalist and analyst Jessica Mendoza and reporter Buster Olney. Jon “Boog” Sciambi will describe the action on ESPN Radio with analyst Chris Singleton. Sunday Night Baseball is the exclusive, full-national Major League Baseball game of the week, and is also available on the ESPN App and ESPN Deportes.
Baseball Tonight presented by Chevrolet will air before the game at 6 p.m. on ESPN, hosted by Karl Ravech and analysts Mark Teixeira and Tim Kurkjian.
The first game of the series between the Philadelphia Phillies and Cleveland Indians will be an MLB Postseason Impact Game on ESPN Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. Ravech will call the game with analyst Eduardo Perez and Kurkjian. This telecast will be full-national with no blackouts.
Joey Votto and the Cincinnati Reds visit Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs Tues, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. on ESPN in an MLB Postseason Impact Game. Ravech will call the game with Kurkjian and World Series Champion and analyst David Ross. This will be a full-national broadcast with no blackouts.
Harper and the Phillies visit Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves for Wednesday Night Baseball presented by Hankook Tire on Sept. 18 at 7:20 p.m. on ESPN. Sciambi will be on the call with analyst Rick Sutcliffe and special guest analyst, Braves legend Chipper Jones, who appeared in the booth earlier this season with Sciambi to laugh about a behind-the-scenes story from his playing days. This game is blacked out in the Philadelphia and Atlanta markets.
There will be a Friday edition of Monday Night Baseball presented by USAA on Sept. 20, when Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies visit Cody Bellinger and the first place Los Angeles Dodgers at 10 p.m. Adam Amin will call the game alongside Sutcliffe and Mendoza. This game will be available nationally with no blackouts.