NESN Announces Unprecedented Red Sox Spring Training Coverage

NESN Announces Unprecedented Spring Training Coverage Of Defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox

February 6, 2014 – NESN, the official home of the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox, will deliver 44 consecutive days of live Boston Red Sox spring training coverage. NESN’s coverage will be highlighted by 12 Grapefruit League games and NESN Sports Today live from JetBlue Park in Fort Myers. NESN’s continuous coverage begins on Friday, February 14, at 10:00 p.m. on NESN Sports Today. NESN then adds 11 consecutive days of Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers presented by Jordan’s Furniture starting February 16 at 6:00 pm and six days of WEEI’s The Dennis & Callahan Morning Show from JetBlue Park beginning February 19.

44 Days of NESN Sports Today from Fort Myers
presented by People’s United Bank
          

NESN’s unparalleled coverage of the Red Sox begins on Friday, February 14, at 10:00 p.m. as players begin to arrive in Fort Myers. Co-anchor Adam Pellerin and Red Sox host Tom Caron will highlight the first week of coverage, which will also include a special 6:00 p.m. edition of NESN Sports Today on Saturday, February 15. The network’s coverage will expand to include over a dozen on-air personalities, including exclusive one-on-one interviews by NESN’s Red Sox play-by-play announcer Don Orsillo and color analyst Jerry Remy, features from NESN reporters, and coverage from Red Sox writers who are with the team every day.

11 Days of Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers
presented by Jordan’s Furniture

NESN expands spring training coverage when pitchers and catchers report on Sunday, February 16 at 6:00 p.m. with Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers presented by Jordan’s Furniture. NESN Red Sox host Tom Caron will look ahead to the 2014 season with players, coaches and executives 11 consecutive days at 6:00 p.m. from JetBlue Park.

6 Days of WEEI’s The Dennis and Callahan Morning Show
presented by Town Fair Tire

NESN’s live coverage from Fort Myers will also include six days of WEEI’s The Dennis & Callahan Morning Show beginning Wednesday, February 19 at 6:00 a.m. John Dennis, Gerry Callahan and Kirk Minihane will be at JetBlue Park at Fenway South to deliver exclusive interviews with players, coaches and experts who cover the team.

12 spring training games presented by Southwest Airlines

NESN’s coverage of 12 Red Sox spring training games presented by Southwest Airlines will begin Sunday, March 2, at 1:00 p.m. when the Red Sox host the Baltimore Orioles at JetBlue Park at Fenway South. Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy will team up for their 14th season together in the NESN broadcast booth to deliver the action.

The game schedule includes a special Red Sox Foundation Game Night on March 20 when the Red Sox host the New York Yankees. Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. with a 30-minute pregame show that will tell stories of the foundation’s impact on families in New England. The game telecast will include Red Sox Foundation Chairman Tim Wakefield in the broadcast booth and concludes with a special 30-minute, Foundation-focused postgame show.

NESN’s Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers Telecasts

DATE

PROGRAM

TIME

Sunday, Feb. 16 Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Monday, Feb. 17 Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday, Feb. 18 Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday, Feb. 19 Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Thursday, Feb. 20 Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Friday, Feb. 21 Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Saturday, Feb. 22 Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Sunday, Feb. 23 Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Monday, Feb. 24 Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday, Feb. 25 Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday, Feb. 26 Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan Morning Show in Fort Myers

DATE

PROGRAM

TIME

Wednesday, Feb. 19 Dennis & Callahan in Fort Myers

6:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Thursday, Feb. 20     Dennis & Callahan in Fort Myers

6:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Friday, Feb. 21                                     Dennis & Callahan in Fort Myers

6:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Monday, Feb. 24 Dennis & Callahan in Fort Myers

6:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Tuesday, Feb. 25 Dennis & Callahan in Fort Myers

6:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Wednesday, Feb. 26 Dennis & Callahan in Fort Myers

6:00 AM – 9:00 AM

NESN’s 2014 Red Sox Spring Training Game Telecasts

DATE

OPPONENT

TIME*

Sunday, March 2 Baltimore

1:00 PM

Saturday, March 8 Baltimore (Sarasota)

1:00 PM

Sunday, March 9 Pittsburgh (Bradenton)

1:00 PM

Monday, March 10         Tampa Bay

1:00 PM

Saturday, March 15       Philadelphia

7:00 PM

Sunday, March 16         Tampa Bay (Port Charlotte)

1:00 PM

Wednesday, March 19 Pittsburgh                                     

7:00 PM

Thursday, March 20 New York Yankees

7:00 PM

Saturday, March 22       Atlanta (Orlando)

1:00 PM

Sunday, March 23 Tampa Bay

1:00 PM

Tuesday, March 25 Tampa Bay (Port Charlotte)

1:00 PM

Friday, March 28            Minnesota (Hammond Stadium)

1:00 PM

*Select spring training day games will be replayed in their entirety at 7:00 pm as the schedule permits.

About NESN

NESN has consistently been one of the top-rated regional sports networks in the country with award-winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage. The network is delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England region and an additional 5 million homes nationally as NESN National. Forbes Magazine recently ranked NESN as the Eighth Most Valuable Sports Business Brand in the world. NESN.com, the network’s online sports news service, is one of the most visited regional sports network websites in the country. NESN also produces a number of distinctive programs under its umbrella Original NESN Entertainment (ONE). NESN is owned by Fenway Sports Group (owners of the Boston Red Sox) and Delaware North (owners of the Boston Bruins).

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