ESPN, ESPN2 Covering MLB’s Opening Week

To usher in the Major League Baseball season, ESPN and ESPN2 will feature five games from opening week. It starts tomorrow night (7 p.m. ET) on ESPN with the Miami Marlins hosting the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals. That’s followed by two days of doubleheaders on ESPN2. The Boston Red Sox visit the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, April 5 (1 p.m. ET), followed by the Marlins playing the Cincinnati Reds (4 p.m. ET). On Friday, April 6, the San Francisco Giants visit Arizona to play the Diamondbacks (7 p.m. ET), while the Anaheim Angels host the Kansas City Royals in the nightcap (10 p.m. ET).

On Sunday, April 8, ESPN begins its regular “Sunday Night Baseball” schedule, with the Texas Rangers hosting the Chicago White Sox (8 p.m. ET).

ESPN and ESPN2 are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic service.

TBS Ready to Air MLB Wild-Card Tiebreakers

If Major League Baseball wild-card tiebreaker games are needed, TBS will carry them tomorrow. Both wild-card races are tied with one game left. If the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays tie for the wild-card spot, they will have a one-game playoff in St. Petersburg, beginning at 4:07 p.m. (ET). If the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves tie, they will play each other in St. Louis, starting at 8:07 p.m. (ET).

Beginning Friday, TBS will carry both the American and National League Division Series. It also will broadcast the National League Championship Series, which begins Oct. 9. Fox Sports will broadcast the American League Championship Series and the World Series.

TBS is available to Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.