Earlier, ESPN announced part of its 2014 Major League Baseball national telecast schedule. The docket as it relates to the St. Louis Cardinals includes seven games, three of which will be shared with FOX Sports Midwest.
On Thursday, FOX Sports made its announcement, including the first-ever games on the FOX Sports 1 network. 10 Cardinals games are among them, as follows, with seven on FS1 and the other three on the main FOX Network.
When the earlier-announced game times have changed, they have been noted.
|Date||Time (CT)||Away||Home||Network||Other games||Old time (ET)||Additional Network|
|Tue, 4/8||7:15 PM||Reds||Cardinals||FOX Sports 1||no||same|
|Sat, 4/26||3 PM||Pirates||Cardinals||FOX Sports 1||no||1:15 PM||FOX Sports Midwest|
|Sat, 5/3||noon||Cardinals||Cubs||FOX Sports 1||no||3:05 PM||FOX Sports Midwest|
|Sat, 5/24||6 PM||Cardinals||Reds||FOX||two||same|
|Sat, 6/14||6 PM||Nationals||Cardinals||FOX||two||same|
|Sat, 6/28||6 PM||Cardinals||Dodgers||FOX||two||same|
|Sat, 7/12||3 PM||Cardinals||Brewers||FOX Sports 1||no||same|
|Sat, 7/19||3 PM||Dodgers||Cardinals||FOX Sports 1||no||6:15 PM||FOX Sports Midwest|
|Sat, 8/9||3 PM||Cardinals||Orioles||FOX Sports 1||no||6:05 PM||FOX Sports Midwest|
|Sat, 8/16||6 PM||Padres||Cardinals||FOX Sports 1||no||same|
Four of the seven FOX Sports 1 games will also be shown on FOX Sports Midwest. When the home team’s feeds originate from one of the FOX regional sports networks, FS1 has the option of using those feeds. In addition, the FS1 games will be shown across the nation, including in the local markets. The other six of the 10 will not be carried by FS Midwest.
For the FOX national games this year, there is a slight loosening of national blackouts. MLB Extra Innings and MLB.TV subscribers will be able to view the other simultaneous Saturday MLB on FOX games not normally shown in your territory. This will affect May 24, June 14 and June 28 for Cardinals viewers. Details here.
Here is the 2014 Cardinals’ 162-game coverage summarized:
143 games: FOX Sports Midwest
4 games: FOX Sports Midwest and FOX Sports 1
3 games: FOX Sports 1
3 games: FOX Network
4 games: ESPN
3 games: ESPN and FOX Sports Midwest
2 games: FOX Sports Midwest or national – TBD (Sat/Sun, Sep. 20/21 vs. Cincinnati)