Cardinals announce 2018 spring training TV and radio broadcast schedule
ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that fans will be able to catch nearly all of the club’s 2018 spring training games on FOX Sports Midwest, KMOX/Cardinals Radio Network (CRN) or streaming online at cardinals.com.
FOX Sports Midwest will again televise 15 games in 2018. The television home of the Cardinals kicks off its live game coverage with the spring training opener Friday, Feb. 23, when the Cardinals take on the Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium. The television schedule includes nine of the 10 Saturday and Sunday contests as well as a Friday evening game against the Houston Astros. Each of the 15 telecasts will be streamed live on the FOX Sports GO app and at FOXSportsGO.com. Most afternoon games will also be replayed in prime time. FOX Sports Midwest will also preview spring training during its Cardinals Warmup show Feb. 7.
The team’s flagship station, KMOX 1120 AM, and the Cardinals Radio Network will broadcast 18 games with Mike Shannon, John Rooney, Mike Claiborne and Ricky Horton in the broadcast booth. This year will mark Shannon’s 47th season and Rooney’s 13th year in the booth. Eleven additional games will be streamed on cardinals.com and the MLB.com At Bat mobile app, featuring Mike Claiborne, Tom Ackerman, Chris Hrabe and Kyle McClellan.
In total, 29 of 30 spring training games will be broadcast or streamed this year.
The radio schedule begins Friday, Feb. 23, when the Cardinals kick off Grapefruit League against the Marlins. The streaming schedule will begin Monday, Feb. 26, with the Cardinals taking on the Minnesota Twins in Fort Myers, Fla. Throughout spring training, every Saturday and Sunday broadcast will feature the Cardinals Pregame Show. The show airs 20 minutes prior to first pitch and will feature Shannon or Rooney interviewing Cardinals players, coaches and other baseball personalities. The 150 Cardinals Radio Network affiliates will carry most Saturday and Sunday games as well as select weekday games. Fans are encouraged to check their local listings for details.