In response to unprecedented demand from Canadians for more Blue Jays coverage, Sportsnet and FX Canada announced Thursday the addition of six Toronto Blue Jays 2013 spring training telecasts to their respective broadcast schedules.
Sportsnet has added the Blue Jays vs. Philadelphia Phillies game on Sunday, March 3 at 1 p.m. ET, featuring Sportsnet’s broadcast team of Buck Martinez and Pat Tabler.
FX Canada will provide coverage of five games starting with Toronto @ New York Yankees on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. ET.
Rogers Cable customers will receive FX Canada in a free preview during the Blue Jays broadcasts. Contact your TV service provider to subscribe to FX Canada.
Sportsnet’s Grapefruit League broadcast coverage from Florida begins on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT as the Blue Jays open the pre-season against the 2012 American League Champion Detroit Tigers on Sportsnet East, Ontario, and Pacific and on Sportsnet 590 The FAN.
Sportsnet’s Toronto Blue Jays 2013 Spring Training broadcast schedule includes seven games telecast on Sportsnet, 33 game broadcasts on Sportsnet 590 The FAN, and four games on Sportsnet 960 The FAN.
Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s 33 pre-season games will also be streamed live online at sportsnet.ca/590.
FX Canada 2013 Spring Training Television Broadcast Schedule:
- Thursday, Feb. 28, TOR @ NYY, 1 p.m. ET
- Thursday, March 7, TOR @ BAL, 1 p.m. ET
- Sunday, March 24, TOR @ MIN, 1 p.m. ET
- Wednesday, March 27, TOR @ TB, 1 p.m. ET
- Thursday, March 28, TOR @ PHI, 1 p.m. ET
Sportsnet 2013 Spring Training Broadcast Schedule
- Saturday, Feb. 23, TOR @ DET, 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT