Toronto Blue Jays to have 144 games in high definition
The Toronto Blue Jays have partnered with Rogers Sportsnet,
CBC and TSN to broadcast 144 games during the 2008 season. For the first time
in the clubs history, all broadcasts will be shown in high definition by all
Rogers SPORTSNET, now entering its tenth season as a Blue
Jays broadcaster, will produce 100 games, including the season opener at Yankee
The Blue Jays home-opener vs. the World Series Champion Boston Red Sox on April
4 is also featured on the SPORTSNET calendar.
The CBC will produce 24 contests beginning with a June 7
game against East Division rival, the Baltimore Orioles. The CBC and the Blue
Jays reunited last season to continue a long history that began with the clubs
inaugural season in 1977.
In its 25th consecutive season as a Blue Jays broadcaster,
TSN will produce 20 games, commencing with the April 3 contest in
New York. The TSN
schedule will feature seven September games.