Cardinals Opening Day on FOX Sports Midwest

Coverage starts at 8 a.m. Monday, the St. Louis Cards at Cincinnati Reds game in HD plus one-hour pre- and post-game shows.

Fox Sports Midwest's regular season coverage of St. Louis Cardinals baseball starts Monday, April 5, with the Cards opening day game at Cincinnati and more than 12 hours of Cardinals programming.


Fans can wake up to baseball.  Starting at 8 a.m., Fox Sports Midwest replays condensed versions of five of the best Cardinals games of 2009.  Then at 10:30 it's a 30-minute Cardinals Season Preview show.


Live coverage begins at 11 a.m. with the Cardinals Live pregame show.  The Cards and Reds follow in High Definition at Noon, with Dan McLaughlin (play-by-play) and Al Hrabosky calling the action.  Cardinals Live postgame follows.  Monday's action replays in prime time, with pregame festivities airing at 6 p.m. and the game at 7 p.m.


Fox Sports Midwest is entering its 17th season as the television home of Cardinals baseball.  The network will televise 130 regular season games in 2010, all in HD. McLaughlin and Hrabosky form the primary play-by-play team, with Pat Parris and Jim Hayes hosting Cardinals Live.  Cal Eldred serves as pregame analyst, with Rick Horton or Jack Clark as postgame analysts.  Fox Sports Midwest also showcases extensive coverage and video on its new web site,


Monday, April 5 on Fox Sports Midwest (all times CDT)

8 a.m. Cardinals Classics: Best of '09 – Holliday Walk-Off vs. Cubs (9/18/09)
8:30 a.m. Cardinals Classics: Best of '09 – Wainwright, Rasmus beat Giants (7/1/09)
9 a.m.      Cardinals Classics: Best of '09 – Pujols Grand Slam at Reds (7/3/09)
9:30 a.m.   Cardinals Classics: Best of '09 – 15-Inning Marathon vs. Dodgers (7/29/09)
10 a.m.     Cardinals Classics: Best of '09 – NL Central clincher at Colorado (9/26/09)
10:30 a.m.  Cardinals Spring Training Report (replay)
11 a.m.     Cardinals Live pregame show (LIVE)
12 p.m.     St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds (LIVE)
3 p.m.      Cardinals Live postgame show (LIVE)
6 p.m.      Replay: Cardinals Live pregame show (replay)
7 p.m.      Replay: Cardinals at Reds (replay)
10 p.m.     Replay: Cardinals Live postgame show (replay)

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