ESPN signs Jessica Mendoza to multiyear extension

She will begin her fourth full season on Sunday Night Baseball next year.

St. Louis, MO - May 6, 2018 - Busch Stadium: Jessica Mendoza in the booth during a Sunday Night Baseball game
Jessica Mendoza in the booth during a Sunday Night Baseball game in May 2018. – Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images

Jessica Mendoza has signed a multiyear extension with ESPN to remain part of the “Sunday Night Baseball” announcer’s booth and appear more often on other ESPN platforms.

Mendoza will begin her fourth full season on Sunday Night Baseball next year. She’ll appear more regularly on “SportsCenter” and “Get Up!” as well as Baseball Tonight.

In 2015, Mendoza became the first female analyst in nationally televised MLB game. She did her first Sunday Night game on Aug. 30, 2015.

Mendoza, who will be inducted into the National Softball Hall of Fame next year, will continue as a lead analyst during ESPN’s coverage of the Women’s College World Series. She’s been with the network since 2007.