Plan to spend 'All G'day with the D-backs' this Saturday

16 1/2 hours of Arizona Diamondbacks programming set for FOX Sports Arizona's coverage of the Opening Series in Sydney.

16 1/2 hours of Diamondbacks programming
set for FOX Sports Arizona's coverage
of the Opening Series in Sydney

Whenever FOX Sports Arizona provides marathon coverage of the Arizona Diamondbacks, it is billed as "All Day With The D-backs." This Saturday, when they open the 2014 Major League Baseball season in Australia versus the Los Angeles Dodgers, fans can plan to spend "All G'day With The D-backs."

FOX Sports Arizona will take fans Down Under with an exclusive television schedule designed around the Opening Series in Sydney, highlighted by coverage of two games on the same day versus the rival Dodgers. This programming lineup will kick off on Saturday at 1 a.m. when coverage of Game One from the Sydney Cricket Grounds begins. The entire pre-game ceremony will air prior to first pitch, with Steve Berthiaume, Bob Brenly and Jody Jackson all there to bring the game back home to the Arizona and New Mexico viewing audience.

"All G’Day With The D-backs" will pick up at 9 a.m. with 13 1/2 consecutive hours of programming devoted entirely to the D-backs, which includes a replay of Game One at 11 a.m.  Prior to Game Two, FOX Sports Arizona’s "Diamondbacks Live" pregame show hits the air from the Sydney Cricket Grounds at 6:30 pm.

Here is a look at what this schedule includes:

1 a.m -- Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Game 1 (Live from Sydney)

9-11 a.m. -- D-Backs Cactus League Weekly 2014

11 a.m.-2 p.m. --D-backs vs. Dodgers Game 1 replay

2 p.m. --Diamondbacks Live: Cup of Coffee with Steve Berthiaume featuring Ken Kendrick

2:30 p.m. --D-Backs Cactus League Weekly 2014

3 p.m. --Diamondbacks Live: Cup of Coffee with Steve Berthiaume featuring Paul Goldschmidt

3:30 p.m. -- Diamondbacks Fan Fest 2014

4 pm -- D-backs vs. Dodgers Game 1 replay

6 p.m. -- D-Backs Cactus League Weekly 2014

6:30 pm -- Diamondbacks Live! Pre-game Show

7 p.m. -- Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Game 2 (Live from Sydney)

10 p.m. -- Diamondbacks Live! Post-game Show

FOX Sports Arizona televises the most regional sports action in the state and is the exclusive local cable television home of the D-backs, Suns, Coyotes, Cardinals, Mercury, NAU and AIA. FOX Sports Arizona is 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, log onto www.FOXSportsArizona.com, www.twitter.com/foxsportsaz and www.facebook.com/foxsportsarizona.