Announced today was the television schedule for Louisville Baseball’s upcoming 2019 season, and it was revealed that all but 4 games of the Cards’ 56 game regular season will be broadcast on TV, all on ESPN platforms.
Of those 52 games, 48 of them will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra, available through the WatchESPN app. Two games will be broadcast on ESPNU, them being the home game against Vanderbilt on May 7th and the road game against Indiana on May 14th. The road edition of the Battle of the Bluegrass against Kentucky on April 16th will be broadcast on the SEC Network, and the game at Eastern Kentucky on March 19th will be broadcast on ESPN+.
As for the postseason, the ACC Baseball Championship will be broadcast via regional sports networks, with the championship being aired on ESPN2. The only four games over the course of the season to not be aired on television will be the three game series against UConn to open the season and the game at Cincinnati on April 23rd.
Following a moderately successful campaign in 2018, going 45-19 and reaching as high as #23 in the rankings, the Cardinal Nine will head into 2019 with lofty expectations. Powered by preseason All-Americans Nick Bennett & Logan Wyatt, the #4 Louisville Cardinals will open up the 2019 season in Lakeland, FL against the #20 UConn Huskies one week from today on February 15th at 6pm. It kicks off a three game series at Joker Marchant Stadium, the spring training home of the Detroit Tigers.