Comcast SportsNet announced their 2013 Phillies Spring Training television schedule, which will consist of 16 games. ESPN will air another three games - although the March 19 game is already scheduled to air on Comcast. MyPHL will also air three games, making the total number of televised games 21.
Here is a look at when you will be able to check out the Phillies this spring, assuming you aren't headed down to sunny Clearwater:
|Saturday, February 23||1 p.m.||vs. Astros||The Comcast Network
|Monday, February 25||1 p.m.||vs. Tigers||The Comcast Network|
|Tuesday, February 26||1 p.m.||vs. Yankees||The Comcast Network|
|Thursday, February 28||1 p.m.||vs. Braves||The Comcast Network|
|Sunday, March 3||1 p.m.||vs. Blue Jays||Comcast SportsNet|
|Tuesday, March 5||1 p.m.||World Baseball Classic||Comcast SportsNet|
|Wednesday, March 6
||1 p.m.||vs. Nationals||The Comcast Network|
|Thursday, March 7||1 p.m.||vs. Twins||The Comcast Network|
|Saturday, March 9||1 p.m.||at Rays||MyPHL|
|Tuesday, March 12||1 p.m.||vs. Tigers||The Comcast Network|
|Thursday, March 14||1 p.m.||vs. Pirates||The Comcast Network|
|Sunday, March 17||1 p.m.||vs. Orioles||Comcast SportsNet|
|Monday, March 18||1:05 p.m.||at Atlanta||ESPN|
|Tuesday, March 19||1 p.m.||vs. Yankees||The Comcast Network/ESPN|
|Friday, March 22||1 p.m.||vs. Braves||The Comcast Network|
|Sunday, March 24||1 p.m.||vs. Red Sox||MyPHL|
|Tuesday, March 26||1 p.m.||vs. Rays||The Comcast Network|
|Wednesday, March 27||1:05 p.m.||at Tigers||ESPN|
|Thursday, March 28||1 p.m.||vs. Blue Jays||The Comcast Network|
|Friday, March 29||7 p.m.||vs. Blue Jays||The Comcast Network|
|Saturday, March 30||1 p.m.||vs. Blue Jays||MyPHL|
Comcast also provided information about their programming during Spring Training in a press release:
Comcast SportsNet will weekly Phillies Spring Training specials beginning on Sunday, February 17 with “Phillies Focus.” These specials will look back at the off-season moves and what lies ahead for 2013. The first episode, airing on Sunday, February 17 at 10:30 p.m., will feature Phillies catcher Erik Kratz as he returns to his hometown of Telford, PA.
All “Phillies Focus” episodes will premiere at 10:30 p.m. on Sundays and will repeat throughout the week on Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network. The final show will air on March 31 and will be a season preview with Ricky Bottalico, Ben Davis and Jim Salisbury providing commentary.
Daily News Live Hits the Road
Comcast SportsNet’s roundtable program, “Daily News Live,” will hit the road and broadcast from Brighthouse Field in Clearwater beginning on Monday, February 11. Michael Barkann hosts the program, which will feature Phillies players, front office staff, and baseball experts and writers from the Philadelphia Daily News.