01/19/2012 11:54 AM EST
Cubs announce 2012 spring broadcast schedule
CHICAGO – For the second season in a row, most Chicago Cubs spring training games will be available to Cubs fans via television, radio or internet radio broadcast as the club today announced its 2012 spring training broadcast schedule.
In total, a Cubs game will be available every day of the spring schedule via one or more broadcast mediums, and 30 of the 35 games are scheduled to be available to Cubs fans overall.
The 2012 broadcast schedule will feature six games televised by Cubs broadcast partners (four by WGN and two by Comcast SportsNet), 10 on the WGN Cubs radio network and 20 via internet radio broadcast on www.cubs.com. Fans will be able to access the Cubs Webcasts on Cubs.com and MLB.com for free by registering for a log-in account with the website.
WGN Radio will broadcast three of Chicago’s first four games of the spring – Monday, March 5 vs. Oakland; Tuesday, March 6 vs. Colorado; and Wednesday, March 7 at Kansas City.
The first televised spring game will be Saturday, March 10 when the Cubs travel to play the Milwaukee Brewers on WGN. Comcast SportsNet’s first game will be Thursday, March 22 at Texas.
Cubs TV play-by-play announcer Len Kasper will once again join Mick Gillispie, radio broadcaster for Chicago’s Double-A Tennessee affiliate, for most of the cubs.com internet radio broadcasts. Gillispie is entering his sixth season as the voice of the Tennessee Smokies and in 2010 was named the Southern League Broadcaster of the Year. The Cubs first game of the spring will be available on cubs.com on Sunday, March 4 vs. the Oakland Athletics in Mesa.
All games start at 1:05 p.m. Arizona time unless otherwise noted. Spring Training Broadcast Schedule »
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