Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin has reached a multiyear
contract extension with ESPN.
Larkin will continue his role as an analyst for Baseball
Tonight, as well as ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball pregame show.
Larkin joined ESPN in 2011 and has contributed to Baseball
Tonight as a studio analyst and to ESPN's coverage of Spring Training
and the College World Series as a game analyst.
"Having a Hall of Famer like Barry Larkin on your
roster helps fulfill our goal to serve fans with experience, insight and expert
analysis on a daily basis," said Mike McQuade, ESPN VP, production.
"Larkin's one of our core Baseball Tonight analysts and
he contributes to what is the deepest roster of MLB commentators anywhere."
The 2013 MLB season kicks off Sunday night at 8
p.m. ET on ESPN with the Houston Astros making their American League debut
against their in-state rival, the Texas Rangers.