Orioles’ return to Sunday night a “hit” in Baltimore

April 16, 2013 | WNST Staff

Orioles’ Return to Sunday Night Baseball Delivers Record 8.4 Baltimore Rating

The April 14 edition of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball – Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees – delivered a record 8.4 metered market rating in the Baltimore market, according to Nielsen. This is the best rating in Baltimore for a regular-season Major League Baseball game on ESPN. The game delivered a 4.4 in the New York City market and a 1.8 nationally.

ESPN’s new Sunday Night Baseball team – Dan Shulman, Orel Hershiser, John Kruk with Buster Olney reporting – provided commentary for the game. The next Sunday Night Baseball telecast is April 21, at 8 p.m. ET, when the Philadelphia Phillies host the St. Louis Cardinals. Sunday Night Baseball is also available on ESPN Radio (with Jon Sciambi and Chris Singleton), ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN. Fans on Twitter can use hashtag #PHIvsSTL to join the Sunday Night Baseball discussion.

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