PHILADELPHIA – March 29, 2021 – NBC Sports Philadelphia’s coverage of the Philadelphia Phillies’ 2021 MLB season is highlighted by a 158-game schedule of live games, the return of its comprehensive pregame and postgame shows, and extensive written, video and audio content across NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com and the MyTeams app.
This season’s Phillies live-game schedule features 136 games on NBC Sports Philadelphia, 17 games on NBC Sports Philadelphia Plus, two games on NBC10 (WCAU) – including Opening Day on April 1 – two games on PHL17 (WPHL) and one game on Cozi TV. In addition, three games will be simulcast with Spanish commentary on multicast network TeleXitos. The television schedule is subject to change.
NBC Sports Philadelphia’s live-game coverage will again be led by play-by-play announcer Tom McCarthy, who will be joined by Phillies legend John Kruk, Philadelphia-area native and former major-league catcher Ben Davis and former Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. as analysts. Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt will join the booth for Sunday home games throughout the season.
Phillies games will continue to be surrounded by comprehensive gameday programs Phillies Pregame Live and Phillies Postgame Live. Led by veteran host Michael Barkann, the news, analysis and commentary shows will feature analysis from former Phillies pitcher Ricky Bottalico, along with Davis and Amaro. Phillies Postgame Live will include coverage of manager Joe Girardi’s news conference.
NBC Sports Philadelphia’s live Phillies coverage, including pregame and postgame shows, will continue to be available to stream live on the MyTeams app and NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com.
Comprehensive written, video and audio content covering the Phillies will continue to be provided across NBC Sports Philadelphia’s digital properties, highlighted by NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com and the MyTeams app. News, analysis, commentary and information will be available daily, led by Phillies Insider Jim Salisbury and Corey Seidman, who host the Phillies Talk podcast multiple times a week.
NBC Sports Philadelphia, part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, presents exclusive live-game coverage of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and MLB’s Philadelphia Phillies, along with extensive coverage of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles. Serving the Philadelphia region, Southern New Jersey and Delaware, NBC Sports Philadelphia delivers hundreds of live events per year, along with news, analysis and commentary programming and original content. NBC Sports Philadelphia’s digital portfolio, led by NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com and the MyTeams mobile app, is the top source for live and on-demand video, including live-game streaming, audio, written content and other features covering the region’s teams, athletes and sporting events.