Second Annual Baseball Day Arizona set for May 2nd

Not only is baseball America’s Pastime – it’s also Arizona’s Pastime. Currently, FOX Athletics Arizona, in partnership with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Arizona Interscholastic Association announced a sport that usually means so significantly to Arizonans will be celebrated when the next annual “Baseball Day Arizona, Introduced by Verizon” is held on Saturday, May well two.

The working day will include 24 consecutive hrs of programming devoted to baseball in the Grand Canyon Condition on FOX Athletics Arizona and FOX Athletics Arizona Additionally. Included in the lineup will be four diverse match broadcasts, which include two AIA first-spherical state baseball playoff matchups moreover a D-backs and Cubs match from Chase Subject (English and Spanish broadcasts).

The working day starts at 9 a.m. in Chase Subject with the “Baseball Day Arizona Girls Play Ball Clinic.” Open to ladies ages 9-12, it’s a absolutely free Arizona Diamondbacks outreach initiative that encourages empowering ladies and young gals to get involved in the sport of baseball. Girls can sign up to take part at

Television protection starts at 9:30 am from FSAZ’s Baseball Day Arizona established at Chase Subject with a 30-minute warm-up display. At ten a.m., viewers will be taken to Hohokam Stadium in Mesa for the first of two AIA 6A state baseball playoff game titles. The first match is at ten a.m. and the next contest is scheduled to start at one:30 p.m. To insert one more interesting touch to these game titles, the four collaborating teams will be announced reside on Thursday, April 30 in the course of FOX Athletics Arizona’s D-backs Live pregame display at 6 p.m. as aspect of the entire 6A state tournament bracket that will be disclosed in the course of the display.

Adhering to the AIA’s 6A playoff telecasts, it’s back to Chase Subject for an MLB battle as the D-backs host a workforce that has roots in Arizona dating back to 1952 – the Chicago Cubs. The D-backs Live pregame display starts off at four:30 p.m., adopted by first pitch at five:ten p.m. In addition to the FOX Athletics Arizona broadcast, the match will also characteristic a Spanish broadcast airing at the similar time on FOX Athletics Arizona Additionally.

FOX Athletics Arizona’s usual team of D-backs television personalities will be involved in the day’s protection, which include Steve Berthiaume, Bob Brenly, Jody Jackson, Todd Walsh, Mark Grace and Brandon Webb. Additional expertise will be extra to lineup and announced afterwards. Oscar Soria and Rodrigo Lopez will deal with the announcing responsibilities for the D-backs Spanish broadcast.

In addition to the game titles, FOX Athletics Arizona will provide studio programming from its established in Chase Subject. It will characteristic various friends and introduce viewers to functions accomplished by FOX Athletics Arizona’s original programming section that showcase persuasive baseball stories from around the state of Arizona.

“Building off the achievements of the really first Baseball Day Arizona in 2019, this year’s party will indicate even more with the addition of two substantial faculty playoff game titles moreover a marquee match-up that includes the D-backs & Cubs,” stated Brian Hogan, FOX Athletics Arizona Sr. Vice President & General Manager. “I would like to thank the Arizona Diamondbacks and Arizona Interscholastic Association for their awesome cooperation and we just cannot hold out to celebrate what baseball usually means to Arizona on May well two.”

“In just its next year, Baseball Day Arizona is by now getting a staple on the calendar that fans throughout our state are enthusiastic to look at,” stated D-backs President & CEO Derrick Corridor. “It normally takes on an even bigger importance when we have 6 gamers in major league camp who played substantial faculty or college baseball here and are crucial parts of our workforce. We’re on the lookout forward to doing work with our partners at FOX Athletics Arizona to keep on to make this an annual custom.”

“It’s seriously interesting for our educational institutions to be a aspect of Baseball Day Arizona,” stated AIA Govt Director David Hines. “They operate so hard to get this point. And for the state of Arizona to see the fruits of their productive seasons usually means a great deal for the youngsters and the courses. Baseball fans are in retailer for a great working day with some top rated-notch contests.”

Admirers, gamers and families are inspired to just take aspect in Baseball Day Arizona by posting photos or video clips on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook and permitting everybody know what baseball usually means to them with the formal hashtag #BaseballDayAZ. FOX Athletics Arizona and the D-backs will share the articles on their social media platforms, some photos will look on Chase Field’s DBTV in the course of the D-backs & Cubs match and other folks will be chosen to make it to television in the course of FOX Athletics Arizona’s programming.

In addition to remaining able to look at it on FOX Athletics Arizona and FOX Athletics Arizona Additionally, all the things will also be streamed on the absolutely free FOX Athletics GO app, earning it simpler for fans to retain up with what’s happening even when they are out looking at their favored workforce participate in in man or woman that working day. FOX Athletics Arizona’s social media platforms will have the working day included on the electronic facet, complete with a Baseball Day Arizona wrap-up display hosted by electronic personality Kristin MacDougald on YouTube after the D-backs & Cubs postgame display ends.

Here’s the programming lineup for Baseball Day Arizona:


6:00 am               Former night’s Cubs/D-backs replay (May well one)

9:00 am               D-backs linked plan

9:30 am               Baseball Day Arizona Pregame (Simulcast on FSAZ+)

ten:00 am             Video game #one 6A Baseball Playoff (Simulcast on FSAZ+)

12:30 pm             Baseball Day Arizona Live (Simulcast on FSAZ+)

one:00 pm               Video game #two 6A Baseball Playoff (Simulcast on FSAZ+)

three:30 pm               Baseball Day Arizona Live (Simulcast on FSAZ+)

four:30 pm               D-backs Live Pregame

five:00 pm               Cubs/D-backs

five:00 pm               Cubs/D-backs Spanish Broadcast (FSAZ+)

eight:00 pm               D-backs Live Postgame

eight:30 pm               D-backs Live Postgame (replay)

9:00 pm               Cubs/D-backs (replay)

12:00 am             Baseball Day Arizona Pregame (replay)

12:30 am             Video game #one 6A Baseball Playoff (replay)

three:00 am               Video game #two 6A Baseball Playoff (replay)

five:30 am               D-backs Live Postgame (replay)


FOX Athletics Arizona televises the most regional athletics action in the state and is the special cable television residence of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Coyotes, Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Mercury, Arizona Interscholastic Association championship gatherings and New Mexico Condition College. FOX Athletics Arizona is now observed in two.five million homes in Arizona & New Mexico and can also be observed throughout the state by means of residence satellite products and services. For even more protection of the neighborhood athletics scene, check out FSAZ’s social community platforms on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and You Tube.