Feb. 18, 2013
The Big Ten Conference and Big Ten Network has announced its 2013 baseball television and streaming schedule. Minnesota will have two televised games during the course of the league season. In its opening weekend at the new Siebert Field, Minnesota and Ohio State will be featured live on BTN, Sunday, April 7 at 1 p.m. The Golden Gophers will also be televised in a 6 p.m. road contest at Iowa, April 26. In all, BTN will televise 30 conference games this season, including four wild card selections in May and the Big Ten Tournament, May 22-25, at Target Field in Minneapolis.
Highlights and coverage of Big Ten baseball and softball will be featured on the Big Ten Network's Diamond Report, which airs Sunday nights during the season beginning in April. Hosts Rick Pizzo, Mike Hall and various analysts will discuss Big Ten matchups and breakout performances from the weekend’s games.
The remainder of the home schedule will air through Gopher All-Access, which is a part of the Big Ten Digital Network (BTDN). Through Gopher All-Access, fans can watch the entire home schedule, including the March 1-3 Dairy Queen Classic and the first game at new Siebert Field on April 5 against the Buckeyes. A subscription-based production, a portion of Minnesota's conference road games will also be available through Gopher All-Access, including the conference opening series against Michigan on Sunday, March 31st. Check back to gophersports.com for an updated schedule.
Fans will also have an option to listen to all Gopher baseball games for free through the audio option on gophersports.com.
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