The first slate of national television broadcasts has been announced with 15 St. Louis Cardinals contests included.
ESPN and the FOX network have announced a partial state of Major League Baseball games to be televised nationally during the 2011 season. 15 of them involve the St. Louis Cardinals, starting with Opening Day and game two, on Thursday, March 31 and Saturday, April 2, respectively.
12 of the 15 will originate from Busch Stadium. A total of five are in March/April, three in May, one in June, followed by two each in July, August and September. Cincinnati leads the way with four games, followed by the Cubs with three and the Padres and Rockies with two each. Single contests with the Mets, Braves, Phillies and Giants are also on the schedule.
|Thu, Mar 31||4:15 PM||San Diego Padres||St. Louis Cardinals||ESPN|
|Sat, Apr 2||4:10 PM||San Diego Padres||St. Louis Cardinals||FOX|
|Sat, Apr 23||4:10 PM||Cincinnati Reds||St. Louis Cardinals||FOX|
|Sun, Apr 24||8:00 PM||Cincinnati Reds||St. Louis Cardinals||ESPN|
|Sat, Apr 30||1:10 PM||St. Louis Cardinals||Atlanta Braves||FOX|
|Mon, May 16||8:15 PM||Philadelphia Phillies||St. Louis Cardinals||ESPN|
|Sat, May 28||7:10 PM||St. Louis Cardinals||Colorado Rockies||FOX|
|Tue, May 31||8:15 PM||San Francisco Giants||St. Louis Cardinals||ESPN|
|Sat, Jun 4||4:10 PM||Chicago Cubs||St. Louis Cardinals||FOX|
|Tue, Jul 5||8:15 PM||Cincinnati Reds||St. Louis Cardinals||ESPN|
|Sat, Jul 30||4:10 PM||Chicago Cubs||St. Louis Cardinals||FOX|
|Sat, Aug 13||4:10 PM||Colorado Rockies||St. Louis Cardinals||FOX|
|Sat, Aug 20||4:10 PM||St. Louis Cardinals||Chicago Cubs||FOX|
|Sat, Sep 3||4:10 PM||Cincinnati Reds||St. Louis Cardinals||FOX|
|Wed, Sep 21||8:15 PM||New York Mets||St. Louis Cardinals||ESPN|
Here is the link to the webpage where new updates should be added when available.
Of course, more games will be added later on these networks as well as by TBS and MLB Network and the remainder of the Cardinals’ 162-game schedule will be televised by FOX Sports Midwest in 2011.