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Plan Your Cardinals Opening Day with FOX Sports Midwest

FOX Sports Midwest release

FOX Sports Midwest will air nearly 10 hours of coverage as the Cardinals open the 2016 Major League Baseball season this Sunday (April 3). The television home of the Cardinals will also host an opening day watch party at Ballpark Village in St. Louis.

Opening Day on FOX Sports Midwest – Sunday, April 3

Times Central; also streaming on FOX Sports GO

9 a.m.        Cardinals Legends: Race to the Finish (part 2)

9:30 a.m.   Cardinals Legends: Race to the Finish (part 1)

10 a.m.      Live: Cardinals Opening Day pregame

Hosts: Scott Warmann and Brad Thompson in St. Louis, Jim Hayes in Pittsburgh

11 a.m.      Live: Toyota Cardinals Live pregame

Hosts: Pat Parris and Thompson in St. Louis, Hayes in Pittsburgh

12 p.m.      Live: St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates

Play-by-play: Dan McLaughlin; analyst: Al Hrabosky; reporter: Hayes

3 p.m.        Live: Missouri Lottery Cardinals Live postgame

Hosts: Parris and Thompson in St. Louis, Hayes in Pittsburgh

4 p.m.        Cardinals Insider

4:30 p.m.   Replay: Cardinals at Pirates

Baseball Opener Watch Party at Ballpark Village – Sunday, April 3

Ballpark Village and FOX Sports Midwest will celebrate the start of the season with a watch party Sunday at 10 a.m.

  • FOX Sports Midwest will broadcast live pregame coverage from Ballpark Village
  • Cleatus the FOX Sports robot, Fredbird and a Clydesdale will appear for photos with fans
  • More info at
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