Jonesboro (ASU) – The game time for Saturday's Arkansas State-Florida International baseball game at Tomlinson Stadium and Kell Field has been changed to accommodate Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) and Cox Sports Television (CST), which will broadcast the game live on their regional networks.
Coverage of the game will begin at 3:00 p.m. on the networks, with the first pitch scheduled for 3:06 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 second in the weekend series between Arkansas State and FIU. The series will get underway Friday at 6:00 p.m. and wrap up with Sunday's game three, which is scheduled to get underway at noon. Both Arkansas State and FIU will bring 12-9 Sun Belt Conference records into the weekend series. The Red Wolves and Golden Panthers trail league-leader South Alabama by three games, with nine SBC games remaining on the regular-season schedule. Arkansas State stands at 23-20 overall, and FIU is 25-18 on the season.
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 (Channel 421) in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans markets.
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.