Despite a severe snowstorm in the northeast, ESPN is thinking warm with the unveiling of its 2018 Major League Baseball Spring Training schedule, which includes a quartet of games this March. Every team appearing as part of ESPN’s spring slate made the 2017 MLB Postseason.
The action begins on Wednesday, Mar. 21, at 1 p.m. ET when the defending World Series Champion Houston Astros and reigning A.L. M.V.P. Jose Altuve visit the Washington Nationals and Bryce Harper on ESPN2. On Thursday, Mar. 22, at 1 p.m., the New York Yankees – led by 2017 N.L. M.V.P. Giancarlo Stanton and A.L. Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge – will visit the Minnesota Twins and Joe Mauer on ESPN2.
The schedule continues on Friday, Mar. 23, at 1 p.m. when the Yankees host their rivals, the Boston Red Sox and Mookie Betts on ESPN. Action concludes on Tuesday, Mar. 27, at 1 p.m. on ESPN when the Red Sox host the Chicago Cubs and Kris Bryant. All four games will also be streaming on the ESPN App.
Wed, Mar. 211 p.m.Houston Astros at Washington NationalsESPN2, ESPN AppThe Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Thu, Mar. 221 p.m.New York Yankees at Minnesota TwinsESPN2, ESPN AppHammond Stadium, Ft. Myers, Fla.
Fri, Mar. 231 p.m.Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees ESPN ESPN App George M. Steinbrenner Field, Tampa, Fla.
Tue, Mar. 271 p.m.Chicago Cubs at Boston Red SoxESPN ESPN App JetBlue Park, Ft. Myers, Fla.
ESPN has also announced its 10-game season-opening schedule, along with its early-season Sunday Night Baseball schedule.