Diamondbacks Opener To Be On National TV

By Michael Jenkins

Aug. 22, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA: Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero against the Miami Marlins at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Major League Baseball announced on Thursday that the D’backs opener against the St. Louis Cardinals at Chase Field on April 1st will be nationally televised on ESPN 2. The game will air at 7:10pm Arizona time and will be the second game of a doubleheader. Arizona-St. Louis will follow the broadcast of the Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves.

Locally, the D’backs game will be blacked out on ESPN 2 and will be shown on Fox Sports Arizona with our new broadcast team of ESPN Baseball Tonight veteran Steve Berthuiame and former Arizona manager Bob Brenly on the call.