ESPN has tapped Clinton Yates to host their new digital pregame show for their classic MLB broadcast series. In this role, Yates will act as the lead-in for some of the league’s most storied games that are in ESPN’s vault. The show, which is titled BBTN Live, will air on Tuesdays and feature Chris Berman, Tim Kurkjian and others.
— ESPN (@espn) April 7, 2020
“ESPN today announced it is launching BBTN Live (Baseball Tonight Live) – a new, weekly digital MLB pregame show that debuts this Tuesday, April 7. The show will stream on the ESPN App and ESPN’s Twitter and YouTube platforms, generally from 6:30-7 p.m. ET leading into MLB Encore Tuesdays on ESPN,” ESPN’s Katie Hughes writes.
Prior to taking on this role, Yates worked for The Washington Post. Since joining ESPN, he has served as a columnist for The Undefeated and become a regular on Around The Horn.
BBTN Live will air next Tuesday, April 14th at 6:30 p.m.