So the Major League Baseball season is barely a week old, and guess who’s all over the national networks this weekend?
Click image to see number of games for each team.
You guessed it: the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox.
Get used to watching those two American League East rivals go at it fans, because they’re going to be on national TV a lot more this season.
Looking at MLB’s national TV schedule, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox each play nationally televised games (on ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, TBS, MLBN) at least 17 times during the regular season – including at least six games against one another.
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