FAYETTEVILLE, AR – The No. 25 Arkansas baseball team will appear on television at least 16 times this season, including three times on an ESPN network, it was announced Thursday.
The Razorbacks’ home series against South Carolina has been moved to Thursday-Saturday, April 3-5, to accommodate ESPNU nationally televising the series opener. The Razorbacks and Gamecocks will play at 7 p.m. on Thursday, and Saturday’s series finale will air on CST at 6 p.m.
Arkansas’ home game against Vanderbilt on Sunday, April 20 will air on ESPN with a noon first pitch, and the Razorbacks will appear on ESPN2 at noon on Saturday, April 12 at LSU. The other two games at LSU and the middle game of the Vanderbilt series are set to air on CST.
Arkansas’ first televised game of the year will be Sunday, March 23 at Baum Stadium against Alabama at 1 p.m. on CST, with the second televised game March 26 against Mississippi Valley State in North Little Rock at 6:30 p.m. The Razorbacks also have home games against Nebraska, Auburn and Texas A&M set for CST broadcasts, and two other games will be announced for CST broadcasts at a later date. The final two games of Arkansas’ series at Ole Miss on May 3 and May 4 will air on FSN and CSS, respectively.
The Arkansas baseball team opens its season Feb. 14 at Baum Stadium. The Razorbacks host Appalachian State in a three-game weekend series with game times set for 3:05 p.m. Friday, 12:05 p.m. Saturday and 1:05 p.m. Sunday.