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February 23, 2011

News Releases

All Sportsnet games will be broadcast in HD

TORONTO, Feb. 23 /CNW/ – Rogers Sportsnet and Sportsnet Radio The FAN 590 have all the bases covered during the Toronto Blue Jays regular season with broadcasts of all 162 games, starting with the season-opener April 1st at 7 p.m. (ET)/4 p.m. (PT) against the Minnesota Twins at Rogers Centre.

Sportsnet’s opener will be broadcast on the Rogers Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific channels. Sportsnet will broadcast 124 games on the four regional
channels and 38 games on the nationally distributed Sportsnet ONE. All
Sportsnet games will be broadcast in HD.

Former Blue Jay Manager Buck Martinez calls the action on Jays on Rogers Sportsnet, while former Jay Pat Tabler handles the analysis. Jamie Campbell is the host of Jays Connected pre-game show and the studio host for all
Sportsnet broadcasts.

Jerry Howarth and Alan Ashby call the action on Sportsnet Radio The FAN 590 and Blue Jays Radio
Network. They will be joined by studio host Mike Wilner, who hosts pre-game and post-game shows.

“Viewers and listeners will see a much more integrated broadcast in our
television and radio production,” said Rob Corte, Executive Producer, Live Events, Rogers Sportsnet. “We’re excited about the opportunity to engage Blue Jays fans like
never before.”

Sportsnet’s coverage for the Jays this season will also be highlighted
by Sportsnet Radio The FAN 590’s Mike Wilner on conducting live chats during all Jays games. On, fans will have a choice of Scott Carson’s column, Jamie Campbell’s blog or a weekly blog by Martinez called “Ask Buck” which
answers baseball questions from fans. 

Below is a link to the Jays regular season schedule on Sportsnet and
Sportsnet Radio The FAN 590:

For all the scores, highlights, breaking news and inside stories from
MLB, tune in to Sportsnet Connected and log on to

Rogers Sportsnet provides HD live-event coverage of the Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball’s 2011 World Series, NL and AL League Championships, MLB Divisionals, the 82nd Annual MLB All-Star Game, 2011 MLB All-Star Home Run Derby.