NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - John Kruk, a member of ESPN's studio team since 2004, will be Terry Francona's replacement in the booth for Sunday night telecasts next season.
Kruk will partner with Dan Shulman and Orel Hershiser, giving ESPN a new crew for the third straight season after 21 consecutive years with Jon Miller and Joe Morgan. Buster Olney remains as the crew's reporter.
Shulman and Hershiser were in the Sunday night booth in 2011 along with Bobby Valentine, who left to become manager of the Red Sox and was replaced by Francona, Boston's manager from 2004-11. Francona left ESPN in October to become Cleveland's manager.

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Cards lose Reyes, WS Odds Unchanged Earlier this week the Cardinals lost phenom Alex Reyes to season-ending Tommy John surgery but their World Series odds remain unaffected.
Thumbnail MLB Home Run Champion Odds Which player will hit the most regular season home runs in Major League Baseball in 2017? Let's take a look at the odds.
Thumbnail Middle infielder fills big hole as camp opens After using his 10-and-5 rights to veto a trade to the Braves in November, Brandon Phillips has clearly warmed to the idea of...
Thumbnail Red Sox remain favored to win AL Pennant Which team is favored to win the American League Pennant in 2017? Here are on the odds.
Thumbnail 2017 MLB Win Totals The 2017 MLB regular season win totals have been released and the Cubs have the highest win total, while the Padres own the lowest.
Advertisement

MLB Team Pages