What happens with the Cubs’ own broadcast rights remains a critical mystery, but we know they remain a very popular baseball team when it comes to the airwaves.
To that end, ESPN is adding two more Cubs home games to its Sunday Night Baseball slate next year:
ESPN announces that Cubs get two more Sunday Night Baseball dates — back to back in May vs. Cardinals and then Brewers. pic.twitter.com/bFbTWs10Qz
— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) December 21, 2018
Note that the time is an hour earlier than it has been in the past, which is a very nice adjustment for folks in the Eastern Time Zone and also for the players who have to travel after the games.