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.