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NESN to show 12 games during spring training

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  February 8, 2012 07:44 PM

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Here's a release from NESN with their plans for spring training:

NESN will deliver 46 consecutive days of Boston Red Sox spring training coverage that will include 67 hours of live programming leading up to Opening Day on April 5. NESN’s live coverage from JetBlue Park will feature:

• 13 days of Red Sox Live from Fort Myers presented by Jordan’s Furniture

• 12 spring training games in high definition

• NESN Daily will feature nightly reports and exclusive interviews from Florida

“NESN is committed to bringing our fans the most comprehensive coverage of Red Sox baseball in 2012 starting with day one of spring training,” said Sean McGrail, NESN’s President and CEO. “JetBlue Park is a beautiful facility, and we can’t wait to give Red Sox fans a look at Fenway South.”

13 Days of Red Sox Live begins the day pitchers and catchers report on Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. The evening shows will be shot from inside JetBlue Park near the new ballpark’s Green Monster. Studio host Tom Caron will be joined by Peter Gammons, field reporter Jenny Dell, and Red Sox players, coaches, and executives to deliver 13 consecutive days of live programming .

NESN’s high definition coverage of 12 Grapefruit League games will begin Saturday, March 3 at 7 p.m. when the Red Sox play Boston College in the first-ever televised game from JetBlue Park. Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy will team up for their 12th season together to deliver all the action.

NESN’s 2012 Red Sox Spring Training Game Schedule
March 3: Boston College, 7 p.m.
March 4: Minnesota, 1:30 p.m.
March 5: At Minnesota, 7 p.m.
March 9: Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
March 10: Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
March 11: at Baltimore, 7 p.m.
March 18: at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.
March 20: Toronto, 7 p.m.
March 22: New York Yankees, 7 p.m.
March 24: Philadelphia, 1:30 p.m.
March 25: at Toronto, 1 p.m.
April 1: Minnesota, 1:30 p.m.

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