2007 MLB World Series Schedule on ESPN Radio
Radio’s season-long Major League Baseball coverage will culminate with live
broadcasts of each World Series game, beginning with Game 1 when Matt Holliday
and the Colorado Rockies visit David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox Wednesday,
Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. ET. Jon Miller (who has called every ESPN Radio World Series
broadcast) will call the Fall Classic with analyst Joe Morgan (working his
eighth straight World Series), while Jon Sciambi, analyst Dave Campbell and
reporter Peter Pascarelli will contribute to pre- and post-game broadcasts.
ESPN Radio broadcasts MLB coverage to more than 350 full-time affiliates. ESPN
Radio World Series schedule:
Time (ET) / Game/Teams
24, 8 p.m.
Game 1 –
25, 8 p.m.
Game 2 –
27, 8 p.m.
Game 3 –
28, 8 p.m.
Game 4 –
Game 5 –
Colorado (if necessary)
Game 6 –
Boston (if necessary)
Game 7 –
Boston (if necessary)
ESPN’s Baseball Tonight will originate live from the game sites, providing
highlights, news and information with post-game shows. Karl Ravech will host
with analysts John Kruk, Steve Phillips and Dusty Baker. Baseball Tonight
commentators, including reporters Peter Gammons, Tim Kurkjian (reporting on the
Red Sox) and Pedro Gomez (reporting on the Rockies), will also contribute to
SportsCenter’s daily pre-and post-game World Series coverage featuring
interviews and team news conferences. Chris Berman will anchor SportsCenter’s
coverage Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 24-25.
Tonight will present a World Series Special breaking down the main storylines
and highlighting key players Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. (re-airing at 10 p.m.)
on ESPN2. Ravech will host with analysts Kruk, Phillips and Baker and reporters
Gammons and Kurkjian. Additional topics will include the
historic run, unforgettable moments in 2007 and predictions. Following the
World Series Special will be the Best of Baseball Tonight Web Gem Awards, in
which Ravech, Kruk and Phillips will review the most spectacular defensive
plays from the 2007 season including the “Best of the Best,”
position-by-position awards, and the Top 10 Web Gems of the Year.
ESPN MLB World Series Coverage:
International will distribute the World Series to over 31 million homes in 146
countries including those in Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, and
The ESPN-owned North American Sports Network (NASN), a London-based European
sports network, will present comprehensive World Series coverage, including
every game, ESPN’s Baseball Tonight and the weekly This Week in Baseball.
fourth consecutive year, ESPN Deportes Radio will offer exclusive
Spanish-language World Series broadcasts, beginning with Game 1 – when the
Boston Red Sox host the Colorado Rockies Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. Jaime
Jarr n, a Hall of Fame broadcaster and long-time radio voice of the Los Angeles
Dodgers’ Spanish-language broadcasts, will be joined by analyst and Hall of
Fame pitcher Juan Marichal and Eduardo Ortega, who regularly provides analysis
during San Diego Padres games. Renato Bermudez will serve as field reporter.
The World Series on ESPN Deportes Radio will be carried by more than 40
affiliates across the
comprehensive coverage will include in-depth previews and reviews of every
game, featuring all pre- and post-game news conferences, as well as detailed
statistical breakdowns (hit charts, pitching charts, etc.) and full box scores.
ESPNEWS will also present extended segments with Baseball Tonight commentators
and other ESPN baseball reporters and analysts, as well as daily reports from
each team’s beat writers.
will provide comprehensive coverage with previews, expert predictions, and
reports from every game. Additionally, fans can partake in real-time, in-game
chats with ESPN.com baseball experts about on-field action; catch up on the
latest news by watching the Baseball Tonight Minute, a daily, one-minute wrap
up from the TV show; and listen to the Baseball Today podcast, in which Peter
Pascarelli interviews top players and managers. Diamond Daily, a staple of the
site’s regular-season coverage offering daily MLB news and information, will
also continue. The Inside Edge will provide detailed scouting data, including
pitching report cards after every game and the daily “Three Things to Watch”
Classic’s post-season programming will include seven hours of condensed classic
World Series games Saturday, Oct. 27:
1968 World Series, Game 1: Tigers @ Cardinals
1969 World Series, Game 5: Orioles @ Mets
1980 World Series, Game 6: Royals @ Phillies
1988 World Series, Game 1: A’s @ Dodgers
1991 World Series, Game 6: Braves @ Twins
1993 World Series, Game 6: Phillies @ Blue Jays
2001 World Series, Game 7: Yankees @ Diamondbacks
on the night following the final World Series game, ESPN Classic will feature
another edition of its In the Books studio show at 10 p.m. (re-airing at
midnight; 9 p.m. PT). The program will include Baseball Tonight commentators
breaking down the series and putting the 2007 edition of the Fall Classic into
alerts will be sent to fans across all wireless carriers for each game, keeping
fans up-to-date with every scoring play, inning updates, and final scores. Fans
with ESPN MVP can receive the information as multimedia alerts. In addition to
the Gamecast, where fans can follow games pitch-by-pitch, ESPN MVP will feature
pages allowing fans to track scores, stories and stats.