The MLB Network will be airing minor league games this year. The Cardinals don’t claim any spots as it’s AAA International League but if you’re interested, the full press release with games to be broadcast follows the jump. The one game that will feature a few Cardinal prospects will be the AAA All-Star game in July.
April 12, 2011, Secaucus, N.J. – Minor League Baseball (MiLB) returns to MLB Network this year featuring live telecasts of select Triple-A games throughout the 2011 season, plus the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 13, produced by MLB Network live from Spring Mobile Ballpark in Salt Lake City, Utah, home of the Salt Lake Bees, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Triple-A affiliate.
Game coverage begins on Tuesday, April 19 with the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A Minnesota Twins) at Buffalo Bisons (Triple-A New York Mets) at 12:05 p.m. ET. The schedule continues when Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg, in his first year managing the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (Triple-A Philadelphia Phillies), leads his club against the Buffalo Bisons on April 25. MLB Network’s complete 2011 MiLB schedule is listed below. Games will be telecast in each club’s local market, including local announcers.
- Tuesday, April 19, 12:05 p.m. ET, Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A Minnesota Twins) at Buffalo Bisons (Triple-A New York Mets)
- Monday, April 25, 12:05 p.m. ET, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (Triple-A Philadelphia Phillies) at Buffalo Bisons
- Tuesday, May 3, 11:05 a.m. ET, Durham Bulls (Triple-A Tampa Bay Rays) at Indianapolis Indians (Triple-A Pittsburgh Pirates)
- Wednesday, May 11, 11:05 a.m. ET, Indianapolis Indians at Durham Bulls
- Monday, May 16, 10:35 a.m. ET, Toledo Mud Hens (Triple-A Detroit Tigers) at Gwinnett Braves (Triple-A Atlanta Braves)
- Wednesday, May 18, 12:05 p.m. ET, Louisville Bats (Triple-A Cincinnati Reds) at Durham Bulls
- Monday, June 6, 12:05 p.m. ET, Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A Boston Red Sox) at Durham Bulls
- Thursday, June 9, 10:35 a.m. ET, Louisville Bats at Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A Washington Nationals)
- Wednesday, July 13, 9:00 p.m. ET, Triple-A All-Star Game
- Tuesday, August 2, 12:05 p.m. ET, Buffalo Bisons at Rochester Red Wings