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ESPN CONTINUES TO PLAY HOME RUN DERBY WITH SCHEDULING
Published September 18, 1998
ESPN has added games to its MLB schedule surrounding the HR and playoff races. The Reds-Cubs game Sunday will air on ESPN at 2:00pm ET, with updates on the Cards-Brewers. On Tuesday, ESPN will air either the Cubs-Brewers or Astros- Cards, with updates from the other. Wednesday doubleheader lineups on ESPN and ESPN2 have yet to be determined. Next Friday, ESPN will show either Cubs-Astros or Expos-Cards at 8:00pm ET in a primetime special. On September 27, the final day of the regular-season, ESPN2 will air either a playoff-determining game or a Cubs or Cards game (ESPN). FIRST RATE: WGN-TV earned a 15.3/31 in Chicago for Monday's game in which Sammy Sosa hit his 61st and 62nd HRs of the season (THE DAILY). Fox Sports Ohio's Indians-Twins game on Wednesday, in which the Indians clinched the AL Central title, was the second-highest-rated Indians game of the season, earning a 13 rating (Fox Sports Ohio).