Jessica Mendoza has been a regular analyst on Sunday Night Baseball since the 2016 season. She made history by becoming the first female to call a nationally televised MLB playoff game on October 6, 2015 for the American League Wild Card Game. A few months prior, she became the first female ESPN MLB game analyst on the August 24, 2015 edition of Monday Night Baseball. Later that week, Mendoza became the first female Sunday Night Baseball analyst. On September 4, 2015, ESPN announced that she would serve as a game analyst on Sunday Night Baseball for the remainder of the regular-season.
U.S. Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist Jessica Mendoza joined ESPN in 2007. She serves an analyst in the regular season and at the College World Series, the NCAA Women’s College World Series, and is also a sideline reporter for college football. In 2014, she expanded her role to include regular appearances on Baseball Tonight and in select ESPN MLB game telecasts. She is also an online contributor for espnW.com and serves on the advisory board for the website.
Prior to her work with ESPN, Mendoza was a field reporter for Yahoo! Sports at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and also the lead college softball analyst on FOX Sports.
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