Blue Jays on Sportsnet: Every. Base. Covered.


TORONTO, March 28, 2016

Brighter Stro-Shows, bigger bat flips, more reasons to “bring the rain”. Sportsnet is getting Toronto Blue Jays fans closer to the game than ever before, delivering more ways to experience the 2016 regular season across TV, mobile, tablet, computer, and radio.  Sportsnet will produce and air all 81 home games in 4K, marking the world’s first 4K MLB broadcast.

To bring all the 4K content to life, Rogers and Sportsnet are launching North America’s first 24/7 dedicated sports feeds featuring 4K content on Friday, April 1 – Sportsnet 4K and Sportsnet ONE 4K.  The following day (April 2), the Blue Jays take the field for the world’s first 4K MLB broadcast, facing the Boston Red Sox in their final pre-season game at 12:30 p.m. ET from Olympic Stadium in Montreal.

All 162 Blue Jays regular season games, beginning with the season opener on Sunday, April 3, can be experienced on Sportsnet, the Sportsnet Radio Network, and streamed on the Sportsnet mobile app or

All the ways to experience the Blue Jays on Sportsnet this season…

  • Blue Jays in 4K… In addition to the final pre-season game on April 2, all 81 regular season home games will be available to Rogers customers on Sportsnet 4K and Sportsnet ONE 4K. Rogers is also offering the Sportsnet 4K feeds to all cable, satellite and IPTV providers across Canada. For channel allocation details and information on how to get a NextBox 4K™ set top box, please visit
  • Blue Jays on Sportsnet… All 162 games available across Sportsnet. Visit here for full the broadcast schedule
  • Blue Jays on the Sportsnet Radio Network… Fans from coast-to-coast can tune in to the Sportsnet Radio Network to hear the Blue Jays broadcasts throughout the season. Visit here for a full listing of the 19 stations
  • Blue Jays on Sportsnet mobile app and Sportsnet NOW… All 162 games available for streaming across tablet, computer, or mobile phone

All the details on Sportsnet’s star-powered lineup across multiple platforms…


  • Blue Jays Central – Leading off every Sportsnet Blue Jays broadcast, Jamie Campbell and Gregg Zaun host the half-hour pre-game show, with a special one-hour show ahead of the season opener and home opener
  • In The BoothFormer Blue Jays Buck Martinez and Pat Tabler return to the TV broadcast booth, providing play-by-play and analysis, with award-winning broadcaster Dan Shulman joining the team to call upwards of 30 games this season, beginning with the home opener on April 8
  • On the field Barry Davis and Hazel Mae bring fans the news from the field and the road during all game broadcasts, as well as for Blue Jays Central and Sportsnet Central

Game Broadcasts – Sportsnet Radio Network:

  • In The Booth Jerry Howarth, celebrating his 35th season as the voice of the Blue Jays, returns as play-by-play man in the broadcast booth alongside analysts Joe Siddall and Mike Wilner
  • Blue Jays Talk Host Wilner recaps the game and takes calls from fans following each regular season game radio broadcast

Sportsnet 590 The FAN (Toronto):

  • Baseball Central / Baseball Central @ Noon From April 4 to June 24, host Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker bring fans their daytime MLB fix weekdays at 11 a.m. ET. The show moves to the Noon ET hour beginning June 27
  • Buffalo Bisons – Blue Jays fans can tune into the future of the franchise with 14 live broadcasts of Bisons games on Sportsnet 590 The FAN. For full schedule, visit

Digital and the Sportsnet mobile app are the top destinations for news and commentary on the Toronto Blue Jays, featuring analysis, opinion and can’t-miss highlights:

  • Daily Blue Jays beat coverage led by baseball columnist Shi Davidi
  • Blue Jays and MLB breaking news, columns and commentary from Davidi, Blair, Wilner, Ben Nicholson-Smith, Arden Zwelling, Kristina Rutherford and Michael Grange, all available at the Rundown blog
  • Sportsnet’s weekly baseball podcast, At the Letters, hosted by Zwelling and Nicholson-Smith
  •’s MLB Live Tracker, featuring up-to-the minute stats, win probability and commentary for the ideal complement to the on-field action


  • Sportsnet magazine’s full Blue Jays 2016 preview issue is on newsstands now with more than 40 pages on all things Blue Jays. Columnists Stephen Brunt, Grange and Blair dive deep on the topics that will define 2016 for the franchise. Throughout the season, fans can stay locked into the magazine for features, insights, award-winning infographics and interviews

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Sportsnet connects Canadian sports fans to their favourite teams and athletes, using five platforms: TV, Radio, Print, Online and Mobile. Delivering storytelling on a local, regional, national and global level, the multiplatform brand consists of Sportsnet,, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, Sportsnet 960 The FAN, Sportsnet magazine, Sportsnet Mobile and Sportsnet NOW. Sportsnet consists of four regional channels (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific), and the nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet World, and Sportsnet 360. Sportsnet is the official Canadian NHL national broadcast rights holder, and is also the official regional television broadcast rights holder for the Calgary Flames (including radio rights on Sportsnet 960 The FAN), Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs (including radio rights on Sportsnet 590 The FAN), Vancouver Canucks and Montreal Canadiens. In addition, Sportsnet is also the exclusive Canadian broadcast rights holder of the CHL, including the Memorial Cup. Sportsnet is the Canadian leader in MLB television broadcasts and is home to all 162 Toronto Blue Jays games, plus MLB Playoffs and the World Series. Sportsnet also offers an exciting sports lineup including the NFL, Toronto Raptors, NBA, CIS Vanier Cup, Grand Slam of Curling, IndyCar, the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, and extensive soccer programming including Barclays Premier League, Bundesliga, CONCACAF and Canadian national team matches for men and women. Sportsnet Central is the network’s news program, providing regional and national coverage of the day’s events in the world of sports.

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