ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball telecasts return in 2016 for a 67th season. The network announced their early-season schedule on Monday, which includes three Los Angeles Dodgers games.
The weekly matchups will be available on ESPN, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes Radio and WatchESPN, and generally begin at 5 p.m. PT.
All ESPN Sunday Night Baseball broadcasts are nationally televised and not subject to local blackouts.
ESPN’s schedule begins April 3 at 5:30 p.m. PT as the Kansas City Royals host the New York Mets in a rematch of the 2015 World Series.
The Dodgers’ first appearance is slated for April 17 at 5 p.m. PT when they host the San Francisco Giants in the finale of a three-game series and final contest of a six-game homestand. The meeting will be the seventh of the season between the two storied rivals.
The Dodgers next appear in the primetime Sunday night slot on May 29 at 5 p.m. PT when they face the Mets at Citi Field. Then on June 12, the Dodgers and Giants will again play in front of a national audience, though at 5:30 p.m. PT and at AT&T Park.
The June 12 meeting is the second of a doubleheader on ESPN, with the St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates kicking off the Sunday Night Baseball slate at 2 p.m. PT at PNC Park.
ESPN previously announced coverage of the first two days of the 2016 season. Included in the network’s seven-game slate is the Dodgers’ opener in San Diego against the Padres on Monday, April 4 at 4:05 p.m. PT.
ESPN will add more games to their Sunday Night schedule as the season progresses.