Ron Darling

MLB on TBS - Game Analyst


  • Ron Darling is an MLB on TBS game analyst for the network’s regular season and Postseason telecast coverage, a role in which he has served since 2008. Darling was a guest studio analyst for the network’s postseason coverage in 2007.


  • Since 2006, Darling has served as a game and studio analyst for SportsNet New York’s (SNY) coverage of the Mets.  He has won two Emmy Awards for Best Sports Analyst for his work covering the Mets on SNY.
  • In 2013, Darling joined the MLB Network as an offseason studio analyst.
  • Darling served as the color commentator for the Washington Nationals on Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) for the 2005 season.
  • Prior to working at MASN, Darling served as an on-air analyst for FOX Sports Net, as well as appeared on The Best Damn Sports Show Period, the National Sports Report and Baseball Today. He has also provided analysis for the YES Network and CSTV.
  • A 13-year veteran of MLB, Darling was a pitcher for the New York Mets (1983-1991), Montreal Expos (1991), and the Oakland Athletics (1991-1995). He won a World Championship with the Mets in 1986.
  • Originally drafted by the Texas Rangers with the ninth overall pick of the 1981 amateur draft, Darling was a member of the 1985 NL All-Star team and won a NL Gold Glove in 1989.


  • A native of Honolulu, Hawaii, Darling attended Yale University where he was a two-time All-American leading the Bulldogs to two Ivy League titles.
  • Created in 2009, the Ron Darling Foundation has expanded its mission from working solely finding a cure for diabetes, to also helping those who are in need in local communities around the New York area.