ESPN’s Major League Baseball Features Star Wars-Themed Broadcast On Tuesday, May 4


ESPN will present Star Wars-themed broadcast of ESPN’s Major League Baseball coverage on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

Major League Baseball on ESPN‘s Star Wars-themed broadcast when the New York Yankees host the Houston Astros at 7:30 p.m. ET.

The Star Wars-themed broadcast is in celebration of “May the fourth” and will feature ESPN commentators dressed in full costume as Star Wars characters, plus custom on-screen animations.

Karl Ravech, dressed as Luke Skywalker, will provide commentary with analysts Tim Kurkjian (as Yoda) and Eduardo Perez (as a Jawa). Marly Rivera will report from Yankee Stadium.

Major League Baseball on ESPN on Wednesday, May 5 will feature with the first place, defending World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers visit the Chicago Cubs at 7 p.m.

Ravech will provide commentary with Olympic Gold Medalist and trailblazing ESPN MLB analyst Jessica Mendoza. The telecast will be subject to blackout restrictions in the Los Angeles market.

Date Time (ET) Game Commentators Platforms
Tue, May 4 7:30 p.m. Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees
Telecast Presented by USAA
Karl Ravech, Eduardo Perez, Tim Kurkjian, Marly Rivera ESPN, ESPN App
Wed, May 5 7 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers* vs. Chicago Cubs
Telecast Presented by Hankook Tire
Karl Ravech, Jessica Mendoza ESPN, ESPN App
Sun, May 9 7 p.m. Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell:
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves
ESPN: Matt Vasgersian, Alex Rodriguez, Buster Olney

ESPN2: Jason Benetti, Eduardo Perez, Mike Petriello

ESPN Radio: Jon Sciambi, Chris Singleton


*Blackout restrictions apply to local markets

Upcoming MLB on ESPN+ Schedule*:

Date Time (ET) Game
Mon, May 3 7:45 p.m. New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals
Tue, May 4 7:40 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs
Wed, May 5 7 p.m. Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees
Thu, May 6 1 p.m. Milwaukee Brewers vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Fri, May 7 9:45 p.m. San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants
Sat, May 8 1 p.m. Washington Nationals vs. New York Yankees
Sun, May 9 2 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals
Mon, May 10 6:30 p.m. Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
Tue, May 11 7 p.m. Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers

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