As the month of August opens, the national schedules for Major League Baseball telecasts from FOX Network, ESPN, MLB Network and TBS indicate at least 15 St. Louis Cardinals games will be televised. That compares to 14 others which will not be shown on the broader stage.
The 15 include one on FOX and two on ESPN. A dozen will air on MLB Network, including two games during which the Network will provide its own commentary. To date, TBS has only announced the first of its four Sunday afternoon games, on August 4. The Cardinals were not selected.
Of course, blackout restrictions will be in place when applicable. Still, out of market Cardinals fans who do not subscribe to one of the pay MLB packages will surely benefit.
Here is what we have as of now.
Thursday, August 1 (7 p.m. ET) – MLB Network – Cardinals at Reds
In this primary national broadcast, Matt Vasgersian and Tom Verducci will be on the call with Sam Ryan. Also on FOX Sports Midwest as usual.
Friday, August 2 (7 p.m. ET) – ML...