ESPN Radio to Broadcast National World Series Coverage


ESPN Radio will broadcast live coverage 2020 Major League Baseball World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays across the United States. It’s international television networks will also air the series live, including on BT Sport in the UK.

ESPN Radio will provide national coverage of the 2020 Major League Baseball World Series as the Los Angeles Dodgers and Mookie Betts square off with the Tampa Bay Rays and Randy Arozarena at the neutral site of Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas – home of the Texas Rangers.

The series begins with Game 1 on Tuesday, October 20, at 8 p.m. ET. This season marks ESPN Radio’s 23rd consecutive year of World Series coverage. The audio from ESPN Radio’s coverage will be available to stream via the ESPN App and It is also available on Sirius XM’s Channel 80.

ESPN commentator and Olympic gold medallist Jessica Mendoza will become the first woman to serve as a national World Series game analyst on any platform when she calls the 2020 Fall Classic on ESPN Radio.

The pioneering analyst has achieved several firsts during her ESPN tenure. She was the first woman to serve as a game analyst for a nationally televised MLB regular-season game, a nationally televised MLB Postseason game and earlier this month became the first woman to serve as a solo analyst for a nationally televised MLB Postseason game.

Veteran MLB play-by-play commentator Dan Shulman, the national radio voice of the World Series, will call his 10th straight Fall Classic, having started in 2011.

Shulman, who also calls Toronto Blue Jays games and is a leading commentator for ESPN’s college basketball coverage, joins Mendoza and Chris Singleton to form the new ESPN Radio World Series broadcast team.

Singleton, who played six MLB seasons, is in his third year of World Series radio coverage. The trio will call games from ESPN’s Bristol, Conn. studios.

Additionally, ESPN Senior MLB Insider Buster Olney will contribute reports, remotely.

2020 World Series schedule

Tue, Oct. 20World Series Game 1
Wed, Oct. 21World Series Game 2
Fri, Oct. 23World Series Game 3
Sat, Oct. 24World Series Game 4
Sun, Oct. 25World Series Game 5* if necessary
Tue, Oct. 27World Series Game 6* if necessary
Wed, Oct. 28World Series Game 7* if necessary

Marc Kestecher will host ESPN Radio’s World Series pre-game show, starting at 7:30 p.m. ET on game days. Kestecher will preview each game and will be joined by ESPN MLB reporters to provide the latest news updates.

International Television Coverage

ESPN will carry the 2020 World Series on its television and digital platforms in Brazil, the Pac-Rim, Spanish-speaking Latin America, the Caribbean, sub-Saharan Africa and the Netherlands.

It will also air on its brand licensee BT Sport platform in the United Kingdom & Ireland, plus select countries throughout Europe and Africa via its ESPN Player direct-to-consumer platform.