Posted in:

2018 Men’s College World Series of NCAA Division I Baseball Schedule on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU

ESPN’s coverage of the 2018 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship culminates with the College World Series, beginning Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17, on ESPN and ESPN2. For the 16th consecutive year, ESPN will provide coverage of every game in the College World Series, resulting in potentially 17 games over a 12-day span. The CWS will see eight teams vying for the title of national champion, with Washington and Oregon State from the Pac-12; Florida, Arkansas and Mississippi State representing the SEC; North Carolina from the ACC; and, Texas and Texas Tech from the Big 12.

The 72nd MCWS will take place at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska, June 16-26/27.

The following are the scheduled game start times (all times Eastern; subject to change), locations, respective networks and announcing teams:

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Game 1: 3:00 p.m. on ESPN
[#6] North Carolina vs. [#3] Oregon State
Announcers: Tom Hart, Chris Burke, Ben McDonald, Mike Rooney

Game 2: 8:00 p.m. on ESPN
Washington vs. Mississippi State
Announcers: Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson, Eduardo Pérez, Laura Rutledge

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Game 3: 2:00 p.m. on ESPN
[#13] Texas vs. [#5] Arkansas
Announcers: Tom Hart, Chris Burke, Ben McDonald, Mike Rooney

Game 4: 9:55 p.m. on ESPN2
Texas Tech vs. [#1] Florida
Announcers: Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson, Eduardo Pérez, Laura Rutledge

Monday, June 18, 2018

Game 5: 2:00 p.m. on ESPN
[#3] Oregon State (Game 1 loser) vs. Washington (Game 2 loser)
Announcers: Tom Hart, Chris Burke, Ben McDonald, Mike Rooney

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Game 6: 11:00 a.m. on ESPN2
[#6] North Carolina (Game 1 winner) vs. Mississippi State (Game 2 winner)
Announcers: Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson, Eduardo Pérez, Laura Rutledge

Game 7: 3:38 p.m. on ESPN
[#13] Texas (Game 3 loser) vs. [#1] Florida (Game 4 loser)
Announcers: Tom Hart, Chris Burke, Ben McDonald, Mike Rooney

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Game 8: 3:20 p.m. on ESPN
[#5] Arkansas (Game 3 winner) vs. Texas Tech (Game 4 winner)
Announcers: Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson, Eduardo Pérez, Laura Rutledge

Game 9: 8:05 p.m. on ESPN
[#3] Oregon State (Game 5 winner) vs. [#6] North Carolina (Game 6 loser)
Announcers: Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson, Eduardo Pérez, Laura Rutledge

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Game 10: 7:00 p.m. on ESPNU
[#1] Florida (Game 7 winner) vs. Texas Tech (Game 8 loser)
Announcers: Tom Hart, Chris Burke, Kyle Peterson, Eduardo Pérez, Mike Rooney

Friday, June 22, 2018

Game 11: 3:00 p.m. on ESPN
Oregon State (Game 5 winner) vs. Mississippi State (Game 6 winner)
Announcers: Tom Hart, Chris Burke, Eduardo Pérez, Mike Rooney

Game 12: 8:00 p.m. on ESPN
[#5] Arkansas (Game 8 winner) vs. [#1] Florida (Game 10 winner)
Announcers: Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson, Eduardo Pérez, Laura Rutledge

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Game 13: 8:00 p.m. on ESPN
Oregon State vs. Mississippi State

Monday, June 25, 2018

Championship Series Game 1: 7:00 p.m. on ESPN
[#5] Arkansas vs. Oregon State
ESPN announcers: Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson, Eduardo Pérez, Laura Rutledge
Westwood One radio announcers: Kevin Kugler, Scott Graham, Ted Emrich

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Championship Series Game 2: 7:00 p.m. on ESPN
[#5] Arkansas vs. Oregon State
ESPN announcers: Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson, Eduardo Pérez, Laura Rutledge
Westwood One radio announcers: Kevin Kugler, Scott Graham, Ted Emrich

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Championship Series Game 3: 7:00 p.m. on ESPN (if necessary)
[#5] Arkansas vs. Oregon State
ESPN announcers: Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson, Eduardo Pérez, Laura Rutledge
Westwood One radio announcers: Kevin Kugler, Scott Graham, Ted Emrich

One Comment

Leave a Reply
  1. 2018 college World Series Omaha.

    The ESPN producer for this series needs to find a new job. All three of the announcers , Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson, Eduardo Pérez were absolutely terrible. This series was not a JOKE ! I thought I was watching Comedy Central.

    Very poor ESPN.