Results tagged ‘ ESPN ’

7/6 Change in Wrigley start times

The Cubs have changed some start times and announced the TV schedule for five games at Wrigley Field in the second half. ESPN is moving the Sunday, July 18 game against the Phillies to 7:05 p.m. CT. The game will still air on ESPN, though it was originally scheduled to start at 5:05 p.m. CT.   

Additionally, ESPN has selected the Sunday, July 25 game vs. the Cardinals for a national broadcast. The game will begin at 7:05 p.m. CT.

With ESPN now having reached its Sunday Night maximum for 2010 at Wrigley Field, two additional games currently listed with start times of TBD are confirmed for afternoon starts.  The Aug. 22 game vs. the Braves and the Sept. 26 contest vs. the Cardinals will both begin at 1:20 p.m. CT and air on WGN.

Additionally, the Sept. 4 game vs. the Mets will now air on WGN and begin at 12:05 p.m. CT. The game was originally listed to start at 3:10 p.m. CT.

— Carrie Muskat

2/4 Cubs TV sked

Get your remote ready. The Cubs released their 2010 TV schedule Thursday. The season opener April 5 will be carried on WCIU from Atlanta. WGN will handle at least 58 games, starting with the home opener April 12 against Milwaukee. There could be more on WGN, depending on whether ESPN or FOX pick up a game.

The Cubs will be on ESPN back-to-back Sunday night broadcasts on July 11 from Los Angeles, which is the last game before the All-Star break, and July 18 at home against Philadelphia.

The Cubs are scheduled to air on FOX eight times in 2010, including May 22 at Texas; May 29 vs. St. Louis; June 12 vs. White Sox; June 26 at White Sox; July 10 at Los Angeles; Aug. 14 at St. Louis; Aug. 21 vs. Atlanta; and Sept. 4 vs. the New York Mets.

Stay tuned.

— Carrie Muskat