Cubs announce 2014 spring broadcast schedule

For the fourth year in a row, most Chicago Cubs Spring Training games will be available to Cubs fans via television, radio or internet radio broadcast as the club today announced its 2014 Spring Training broadcast schedule.

In total, a Cubs game will be available every game day of the spring schedule via one or more broadcast mediums, and 33 of the 36 games are scheduled to be available to Cubs fans overall.

The schedule features 10 games televised by Cubs broadcast partners (four by WGN and six by Comcast SportsNet), an increase from the six televised last season, eight on the WGN Cubs radio network and 23 via internet radio broadcast on Fans will be able to access the Cubs Webcasts on and for free by registering for a log-in account with the website.

WGN TV will broadcast Chicago's first game from its new spring training home, Cubs Park, on Thursday, February 27 against Arizona. WGN Radio will have its first broadcast the next day on February 28 at the Angels that will feature the debut of new commentator Ron Coomer. Comcast SportsNet's first game will be Sunday, March 16 vs. Cleveland. 

Cubs TV play-by-play announcer Len Kasper will again join Mick Gillispie, radio broadcaster for Chicago's Double-A Tennessee affiliate, for most of the internet radio broadcasts.

All games start at 1:05 p.m. Arizona time unless otherwise noted. Chicago is one hour ahead of Arizona through Saturday, March 8 before moving to two hours ahead on Sunday, March 9.

Date Opponenet Site Broadcast
Thursday, February 27 Arizona Diamondbacks Mesa WGN TV, CUBS.COM
Friday, February 28 Los Angeles Angels Tempe WGN Radio
Saturday, March 1 San Francisco Giants (ss) Mesa CUBS.COM
  Arizona Diamondbacks (ss) Scottsdale (7:10 p.m.) CUBS.COM
Sunday, March 2 Kansas City Royals Mesa WGN Radio
Monday, March 3 Milwaukee Brewers Maryvale WGN Radio
Tuesday, March 4 Oakland Athletics Mesa CUBS.COM
Wednesday, March 5 Colorado Rockies Mesa CUBS.COM
Thursday, March 6 Cleveland Indians Goodyear CUBS.COM
Friday, March 7 Cleveland Indians Mesa CUBS.COM
  Los Angeles Angels Tempe  
Saturday, March 8 Cincinnati Reds Goodyear CUBS.COM
Sunday, March 9 Milwaukee Brewers Mesa CUBS.COM
Monday, March 10 San Francisco Giants Scottsdale CUBS.COM
Tuesday, March 11 Colorado Rockies Mesa CUBS.COM
Wednesday, March 12 Seattle Mariners Peoria (7:05 p.m.) CUBS.COM
Thursday, March 13 Off Day    
Friday, March 14 Los Angeles Dodgers Mesa CUBS.COM
Saturday, March 15 Kansas City Royals (ss) Surprise WGN Radio
  New York Mets (ss) Las Vegas WGN TV
Sunday, March 16 Cleveland Indians (ss) Mesa CSN, CUBS.COM
  New York Mets (ss) Las Vegas  
Monday, March 17 Los Angeles Angels (ss) Mesa CSN, CUBS.COM
  Oakland Athletics (ss) Phoenix  
Tuesday, March 18 Texas Rangers Surprise (7:05 p.m.) CUBS.COM
Wednesday, March 19 Colorado Rockies Scottsdale (6:40 p.m.) CUBS.COM
Thursday, March 20 Seattle Mariners Mesa CSN, CUBS.COM
Friday, March 21 Chicago White Sox Glendale CUBS.COM
Saturday, March 22 Cincinnati Reds Mesa WGN TV, WGN Radio
Sunday, March 23 Oakland Athletics Phoenix WGN TV, CUBS.COM
Monday, March 24 San Diego Padres Mesa (7:05 p.m.) WGN Radio
Tuesday, March 25 Los Angeles Angels (ss) Mesa CSN, CUBS.COM
  San Diego Padres (ss) Peoria (7:05 p.m.)  
Wednesday, March 26 Arizona Diamondbacks Scottsdale CUBS.COM
Thursday, March 27 Chicago White Sox Mesa (12:05 p.m.) WGN Radio
Friday, March 28 Arizona Diamondbacks Chase Field (6:40 p.m.) CSN, CUBS.COM
Saturday, March 29 Arizona Diamondbacks Chase Field (1:10 p.m.) CSN, WGN Radio