Baseball to Appear on Television Six Times in 2013

ROLLTIDEDOTCOM Ben Moore and the Crimson Tide will make six appearances on TV in 2013.
Ben Moore and the Crimson Tide will make six appearances on TV in 2013.

Feb. 1, 2013

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference has announced its 2013 baseball television schedule, the fourth under the league’s 15-year agreement with ESPN. With the announcement, Alabama team will make six television appearances this season. The Crimson Tide will appear twice on ESPNU, twice on Fox Sports Net (FSN) and twice on Comcast Sports South (CSS).

The entire SEC broadcast package, which includes all 17 games for the 2013 SEC Baseball Tournament, will total more than 70 contests. The championship game of the tournament will air nationally on ESPN2, and for the first time the semifinals will also air nationally, on ESPNEWS. The package is derived from broadcasts on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, Fox Sports and CSS. In addition, WatchESPN/ESPN3 will also stream most contests live online.

Alabama is slated to make its first television appearance on Saturday, March 30, for the series finale at Auburn and will be televised by CSS. First pitch for the game at Plainsman Park is scheduled for 3 p.m. CT. The Tide will appear on CSS for the second time on Saturday, April 12, for the second game of the series at Mississippi at 4 p.m. CT.

ESPNU’s Thursday Night SEC Baseball Game of the Week schedule will begin on March 28, and run eight weeks through May 16. Alabama will appear on the ESPNU Thursday Night SEC Baseball Game of the Week on April 4, when it hosts the Arkansas Razorbacks at 7 p.m. CT. UA will also appear on ESPNU on Friday, May 3, for the series opener at Mississippi State at 6 p.m. CT.

Alabama’s two FSN appearances will be Saturday, April 20, against LSU at 7 p.m. CT and Saturday, May 11, against Missouri at 1 p.m. CT.

The Crimson Tide's season and home opener is set for Friday, Feb. 15, at 6:05 p.m., when Alabama hosts the VMI Keydets in the first game of a three-game series at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. 

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2013 Alabama Baseball Television Schedule
Day          Date        Opponent             Network    First Pitch
Saturday     March 30    Auburn               CSS        3 p.m. CT
Thursday     April 4     Arkansas             ESPNU      7 p.m. CT
Saturday     April 13    Mississippi          CSS        4 p.m. CT
Saturday     April 20    LSU                  FSN        7 p.m. CT
Friday       May 3       Mississippi State    ESPNU      6 p.m. CT
Saturday     May 11      Missouri             FSN        1 p.m. CT

CSS – Comcast Sports South
FSN – Fox Sports Net South