>>25 Spanish-language broadcasts return for second season
As FOX Sports Arizona celebrates its 20th Anniversary, the network is proud to announce it will televise the most Arizona Diamondbacks game telecasts in its history during the 2017 season.
There will be 161 games offered on FOX Sports Arizona or FOX Sports Arizona Plus this season, while the remaining outing on the D-backs 162-game schedule will be an FS1 national telecast (vs. Cincinnati on July 8). Additionally, all 162 games will be streamed on the FOX Sports GO app.
The D-backs announce team of Steve Berthiaume and Bob Brenly return for their fifth year together. FOX Sports Arizona’s Jody Jackson and Todd Walsh, who have covered the D-backs since 2000 and 2001, will once again share hosting duties for the network’s pre- and post-games shows. They will be joined by analysts Mark Grace and Brandon Webb during the season, as well as Kate Longworth, who returns as an in-game reporter for various series.
For the second consecutive season, 25 D-backs games will be televised in Spanish on FOX Sports Arizona Plus. The Spanish-language schedule consists of games from weekend home series beginning in May, including Pittsburgh (May 12-14), Milwaukee (June 9-10), Philadelphia (June 23-25), Colorado (July 1-2), Cincinnati (July 7 and 9), Washington (July 21-23), Chicago Cubs (Aug 11-13), San Francisco (Aug. 25-27), San Diego (Sept. 8-9) and Miami (Sept. 23-24). Once again this season, Oscar Soria and Rodrigo Lopez will team to announce the games in Spanish.
After its 14-game D-backs Cactus League schedule, FOX Sports Arizona leads off its 2017 regular season coverage on Opening Day when the D-backs host the Giants on Sunday, April 2. The network will offer a special one-hour pre-game show starting at noon from Chase Field, and the game follows at 1:10 p.m.
Each of the 162 D-backs games this season will be streamed live via the free FOX Sports GO app for all subscribers of participating video providers. For more information, check out FOXSportsGO.com.
FOX Sports Arizona televises the most regional sports action in the state and is the exclusive cable television home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Coyotes, Arizona Cardinals, Northern Arizona University, Phoenix Mercury and the Arizona Interscholastic Association. FOX Sports Arizona is currently seen in 2.5 million households in Arizona and New Mexico and can also be seen across the country via home satellite services. For even more coverage of the local sports scene, log on to FOXSportsArizona.com, or the network platforms on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and You Tube.