ESPN runs up thew score for the NL Wild Card

ESPN’s return to the MLB postseason knocked it out of the park. The NL game ranked as the most-watched and highest-rated MLB Wild Card Game across any network ever, according to the company, with 5,591,000 viewers tuning in and snagging a 3.6 rating, according to fast nationals from Nielsen. Those numbers mark a 22% rise in viewership and 20% in ratings compared to the 2013 NL Wild Card Game. The contest was also the most-viewed MLB game ever on WatchESPN with more than 9.9 million total minutes viewed and an average minute audience of 48,589.

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