Vin Scully will call first game on SportsNet LA, which will televise spring training games every day.

Vin Scully

Vin Scully will work the first Dodgers spring training telecast on SportsNet LA. (Associated Press photo)

The Dodgers’ new network will have games every day of spring training, beginning with its inaugural telecast of the Cactus League opener between the Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks.

Vin Scully will be behind the mic for the first game televised on SportsNet LA, scheduled for noon Pacific Time on Feb. 26.

“It is an incredible honor to have the remarkable opportunity to call the very first game on the Dodger network,” Scully said in a statement released by the team. “The Dodgers’ new ownership group has done a wonderful job assembling a team to make SportsNet LA what every Dodger fan deserves, a television network just for them. I’m humbled to be a part of it.”

The network also announced the lineup for its signature evening program, “Access SportsNet: Dodgers.” John Hartung will host alongside longtime Dodger announcer Charley Steiner and Orel Hershiser and Nomar Garciaparra, with contributions from recently-retired Dodger Jerry Hairston Jr. and reporter Alanna Rizzo. “Access SportsNet: Dodgers” will deliver an hour of comprehensive coverage of the team, highlighting the behind-the-scenes access of the new network, while providing fans with the latest information, updates and team features.

The show will air nightly at 7 p.m. Pacific Time during Spring Training. The show will be hosted live from the SportsNet LA studios in El Segundo, with contributions from Glendale, Arizona.

SportsNet LA will air a total of 22 Spring Training games live, including the Dodgers’ three Freeway Series exhibition games against the Angels in Los Angeles. Only a pair of split-squad games will not air live on the network.

The network is scheduled to go live on Feb. 25. No cable or satellite providers other than Time Warner have agreed to carry the network. The programming roster, as well as additional on-air talent information, will be announced closer to the launch date.

According to the press release, the network will feature “an immersive experience with never-before-seen content and thousands of hours of comprehensive Dodger programming.”

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.