–All 162 games delivered on Sportsnet, Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Rogers Anyplace TV on computer, mobile and tablet –
– Blue Jays season opener vs. Cleveland on April 2 at 7 p.m. ET –
– Extensive multiplatform coverage all season long across TV, radio, digital, and print –
MEDIA INTERVIEWS: Sportsnet talent are available to discuss the Blue Jays and MLB
TORONTO (March 21, 2013) In less than two weeks, the new-look Toronto Blue Jays step to the plate for the first time in the 2013 regular season, and Sportsnet will be there all season long with all 162 regular season games on Sportsnet, Sportsnet 590 The FAN and RogersAnyplaceTV.com. Sportsnet keeps Blue Jays fans across the country connected to their home team with unparalleled coverage and content across the Sportsnet suite of TV, radio, digital and print assets.
Coverage begins with the Blue Jays season opener as they host the Cleveland Indians on Honda Opening Night at Rogers Centre, beginning at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific. (Click here for Sportsnet’s complete 2013 Blue Jays TV broadcast schedule).
Sportsnet’s 2013 Toronto Blue Jays weekday telecasts lead off with anchor Hazel Mae setting the stage on Connected at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT, including Blue Jays Central with hosts Jamie Campbell and former Blue Jay and World Series champion Gregg Zaun previewing the game’s key matchups and interviewing guest analysts. Two other former Blue Jays, Buck Martinez and Pat Tabler, return to their familiar spots in the TV broadcast booth to provide play-by-play and analysis, respectively, with reporter Barry Davis and correspondent Arash Madani rounding out Sportsnet’s television broadcast team.
Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s coverage of the 2013 Toronto Blue Jays will be led by seasoned veteran play-by-play man Jerry Howarth alongside one of Sportsnet’s newest analysts, four-time World Series champion and former Blue Jay Jack Morris. Morris will also make appearances on Sportsnet’s Blue Jays game telecasts, Blue Jays Central, Baseball Central @ Noon and sportsnet.ca. Following each radio broadcast, Mike Wilner hosts Blue Jays Talk, in addition to contributing to the radio game broadcasts and providing Blue Jays reports all season long.
Former Blue Jays pitcher Dirk Hayhurst returns to the Sportsnet broadcast team as co-host of Baseball Central @ Noon on Sportsnet 590 The FAN and will also make appearances as an analyst on radio broadcasts, a panelist for Blue Jays Central and MLB programming, including the All-Star Game and MLB Playoffs, and a contributor on sportsnet.ca.
Below are the key details of Sportsnet’s extensive 2013 Toronto Blue Jays multiplatform coverage:
TV – Sportsnet
Radio – Sportsnet 590 The FAN/Sportsnet 960 The FAN
Digital – sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet Mobile app and Rogers Anyplace TV
Print – Sportsnet Magazine
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