BRING IT ON
Houston Astros-Philadelphia Phillies rematch set for big 'Sunday Night Baseball' ESPN broadcast
The Houston Astros and the Philadelphia Phillies won't have to wait long to reignite their World Series rivalry in the coming 2023 regular season.
It's been known for a while, well before their world championship series, that the 'Stros will face off with Philadelphia for a three-game series April 28-30 at Minute Maid Park.
The series finale will now be a nationally televised affair as part of ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" slate.
Two Astros matchups were chosen among eight early-season games. Aside from the World Series rematch on April 30, Houston will also face off with its Lone Star Series rivals, the Texas Rangers, on April 16.
Both games will be broadcast on ESPN at 6 pm. The games will also be available on ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, and the ESPN App.
Monday's announcement comes weeks after the network announced it will show the Astros' championship banner reveal before they take on the Chicago White Sox on Opening Night, March 30.
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