Arkansas Baseball Television Schedule Released


FAYETTEVILLE — There will be several opportunities to watch Arkansas baseball games on television.

The Razorbacks had seven games selected as part of the Southeastern Conference’s season-long television package, which was unveiled Friday.

The first television appearances as part of the SEC package will be March 22 and 23 during Arkansas’ three-game series at South Carolina. The March 22 will be televised by CSS with first pitch set for 6:30 p.m. The March 23 game will be televised by Fox Sports Net beginning at 2:15 p.m.

ESPN's family of networks will televise two games in the home series against Texas A&M on April 20 and 21. The April 20 game, which is the same day as Arkansas' Red-White spring football game, will be shown on ESPNU with first pitch set for 7:30 p.m. ESPN2 will televise the April 21 game at 1 p.m.

Two games at Georgia also are set for television. The April 26 game at Georgia will be televised by CSS at 6:30 p.m. The game on April 27 will be on FSN at 11 a.m.

 The Arkansas-Alabama game on April 4 also will be televised by ESPNU at 7 p.m.

Eight other Arkansas games will be broadcast by Cox Sports Television as part of the program’s partnership with the digital cable network. Those games will be announced at a later date.

“We are pleased that our baseball program will once again gain valuable national exposure through our SEC and regional television packages,” Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long said in a news release. “Our tremendous success on the field and the growing popularity of college baseball continues to provide fans around the country even more opportunities to follow Razorback baseball on television.”

Arkansas also announced new start times for two home games against San Diego State. The March 9 game against the Aztecs will begin at 11:35 a.m., while the March 10 game will start at 12:05 p.m.

Arkansas will open the season against Western Illinois on Feb. 15.

— Robbie Neiswanger • Arkansas News Bureau