SportsNet LA announced Thursday that it will televise 31 of the Dodgers’ 35 spring training games.
Vin Scully will call four spring training telecasts: all three Freeway Series games, April 2-4 against the Angels, and a game against the San Francisco Giants on March 27 in Glendale, Arizona. Charley Steiner will be joined by analysts Rick Monday, Kevin Kennedy and Orel Hershiser during the other SNLA broadcasts.
Currently, four Dodgers split-squad games will not air live: March 20, 21 and 29 against the Texas Rangers, and March 6 against the Brewers. The games March 20 and 21 are to be played indoors at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The March 6 game is scheduled to air on MLB Network on a delay. This broadcast will not be blacked out by SportsNet LA, according to a spokesperson for the network.
MLB Network previously announced that it is broadcasting three Dodgers Cactus League games live: March 5 vs. the White Sox, March 11 vs. the Cubs and March 12 vs. the Padres. However, these games will be blacked out in SportsNet LA markets.
Here’s more from a Dodgers press release Thursday:
The first live Spring Training telecast on the network will be presented on Wednesday, March 4, at 12:05 p.m. PT when the Dodgers take on the White Sox.
In addition to airing live Spring Training Dodgers games, SportsNet LA’s signature daily studio show “Access SportsNet: Dodgers” will air at 6 p.m. PT on weekdays and feature all the latest Dodgers news, highlights and interviews. On the weekends, “Access SportsNet: Dodgers” will air immediately after the game with complete post-game coverage including highlights and interviews. John Hartung will once again host the program alongside Dodger legends Orel Hershiser and Nomar Garciaparra and former Dodger Jerry Hairston Jr. The network’s Alanna Rizzo will travel to Glendale, AZ and will contribute to live game coverage and “Access SportsNet: Dodgers” with analysis, special reports and up-to-the-minute team updates.