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JONESBORO, Ark. (ASU) - The Arkansas State baseball team will be featured on television on Saturday (April 18) as the Red Wolves' home contest against Arkansas-Little Rock will be broadcast on the Sun Belt Network which is aired on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) and Cox Sports Television (CST). The game will also be broadcast live on ESPN 3.
Coverage of the game will begin at 4:00 p.m. on the networks, with the first-pitch scheduled for 4:06 p.m. The game will be carried on Suddenlink channel 119 in the Jonesboro market. Other areas should check local listings for availability.
The game will be the third in the weekend series between Arkansas State and UALR. The series will get underway Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and continue on Friday with the second game of the series, which is also set to begin at 6:30. Both Arkansas State and UALR bring 11-16 Sun Belt Conference records into the weekend series. The teams are currently tied with Middle Tennessee for the final spot in the SBC Tournament heading into this weekend's competitions.
The New Orleans-based Cox Sports Television network launched on October 28, 2002 in front of 450,000 Louisiana viewers. CST has grown over 400 percent to nearly 2 million viewers in the five years since its launch, making it one of the fastest growing regional sports networks in the South. CST is currently carried on cable systems in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi and Virginia and is available to Dish Network subscribers.
CSS is a 24-hour sports channel serving approximately 5.9 million cable subscribers across twelve southeastern states. Launched in 1999, the network is a partnership between Comcast Corporation and Charter Communications. CSS carries a full slate of college sports programming including over 40 live football games, 110 college football replay games, more than 200 men's and women's live college basketball games and over 50 live baseball games, as well as a comprehensive mix of sports news and in-depth sports analysis geared toward fans in the Southeast.
ESPN 3 is a 24/7 sports network, which offers live and replayed events. The network is available via WatchESPN.com at no extra cost in 72 million homes and to another 21 million people on college campuses and military bases throughout the United States of America.