Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Root Sports releases 2015 Astros spring training TV schedule

ROOT Regional Sports Network to Broadcast Four Astros Spring Training Games & Additional Astros Programming Leading Up to 2015 Baseball Season

ROOT SPORTS™, the new television home of the Houston Astros, announced today that the network will broadcast four Houston Astros spring training games prior to the start of the 2015 Major League Baseball regular season. The games are set for March 17that the Pirates’ spring training home, McKechnie Field in Bradenton, and March 20th, 22nd and 23rd at the Astros’ spring training home, Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee.

Day/Date Game Time
Tuesday, March 17 At Pittsburgh Pirates 12:00PM
Friday, March 20 vs. Washington Nationals 12:00PM
Sunday, March 22 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates 12:00PM
Monday, March 23 vs. Atlanta Braves 12:00PM

Bill Brown, Alan Ashby and Geoff Blum will continue to call the action in 2015. Brown will handle play-by-play duties, Ashby will provide both play-by-play and color analysis and Blum will serve as a color analyst. ROOT SPORTS’ on-air personality Julia Morales will deliver coverage from on the field as Astros sideline reporter. Coverage of spring training games from Kissimmee will start with a 30-minute Pregame and conclude with a 30-minute Postgame show. In addition, ROOT SPORTS™ will air exclusive Astros programming prior to the start of the season such as new episodes of Bases Loaded, a weekly 30-minute show giving viewers an inside look at the Astros both on and off the field, beginning in February.

ROOT SPORTS is currently available on the following cable and satellite providers (check local listings):
AT&T U-verse
Coastal Link
DIRECTV
enTouch
Comcast Xfinity
Phonoscope
Consolidated Communications
Ozona Cable

(This post is from a press release sent to me by Root Sports)

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