Chicago, IL (February 10, 2020) – NBC Sports Chicago - THE NEW EXCLUSIVE HOME of the Chicago White Sox, Bulls and Blackhawks - is ready to start up the highly-anticipated 2020 MLB season with its most extensive cross-platform White Sox & Cubs Cactus League Spring Training coverage to date featuring in-depth reports and video offerings 24/7 at NBCSportsChicago.com and via the MyTeams by NBC Sports app, numerous "White Sox Talk" and "Cubs Talk" podcasts, along with six White Sox spring training game beginning on Monday, February 24 against the LA Dodgers. Please note NBC Sports Chicago's spring training coverage details below:
DIGITAL: NBCSportsChicago.com and "MyTeams by NBC Sports" app -- NBCSportsChicago.com and the MyTeams by NBC Sports app will have the White Sox and Cubs covered 24/7 featuring in-depth reports from NBC Sports Chicago's White Sox experts Chuck Garfien (@ChuckGarfien), Vinnie Duber (@VinnieDuber) and Ryan McGuffey (@RyanMcGuffey), along with the very latest on the Cubs beat via NBC Sports Chicago's David Kaplan (@thekapman) and multi-platform reporter/producer Cam Ellis. Plus - NBC Sports Chicago's team of behind-the-scenes White Sox (@NBCSWhiteSox) & Cubs (@NBCSCubs) experts will provide additional content from Arizona throughout the spring. Among the network's massive digital content offerings will include a multitude of player/coaches/front office exec interviews, up-to-the-minute team news, behind-the-scenes feature stories, videos, player progress analysis and much more. (NOTE: Fans located anywhere in the U.S. can download MyTeams for free on iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.)
PODCASTS: "White Sox Talk" & "Cubs Talk" – Fans on both sides of town can look forward to numerous "White Sox Talk" and "Cubs Talk" podcasts (both presented by Wintrust) throughout spring training featuring deep discussion and analysis on the hottest Cactus League topics, along with numerous special guest interviews. Fans can download all of NBC Sports Chicago's podcasts at NBCSportsChicago.com/podcasts and simply subscribe to them via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher. The podcasts can be played on any mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer.
SOCIAL MEDIA -- From a social media standpoint, fans can look forward to a number of ‘Facebook Live' (Facebook.com/NBCSChicago) and Twitter ‘Periscope' (Twitter.com/NBCSChicago) segments throughout spring training, along with additional "Sights & Sounds" Cactus League highlights via ‘NBCSChicago' on Instagram and Instagram Stories (Instagram.com/NBCSChicago).
SPORTSTALK LIVE -- NBC Sports Chicago's weeknight sports discussion roundtable program SportsTalk Live presented by The Chevy Silverado (hosted by David Kaplan) – will deliver live talkbacks from the network's team of experts from both the White Sox spring training facility in Glendale and the Cubs spring training headquarters in Mesa. SportsTalk Live will also provide the very latest White Sox & Cubs news and player updates featuring numerous special guest interviews from both teams. NOTE: Live stream of SportsTalk Live and NBC Sports Chicago's entire roster of programming is available at NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive to authenticated NBC Sports Chicago subscribers.
WHITE SOX SPRING TRAINING GAME COVERAGE -- NBC Sports Chicago's White Sox spring training game telecast schedule gets underway with the White Sox facing the seven-time defending NL West Division champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, February 24 at 2:00 PM CT live from Camelback Ranch in Glendale, AZ, featuring NBC Sports Chicago's White Sox announcing tandem Jason Benetti (@jasonbenetti) and Steve Stone (@stevestone) with the game call. Additional White Sox opponents on this year's spring training schedule features a "Crosstown" battle against the rival Cubs (Mar. 19), an additional match-up against the Dodgers (Mar. 21) and three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks, including a pair at Chase Field (Mar. 22-24).
NBC SPORTS CHICAGO - 2020 Chicago White Sox Spring Training Game Schedule
Mon, Feb 24 2:00 pm WHITE SOX at LA Dodgers Glendale, AZ
Fri, Mar 13 3:00 pm WHITE SOX vs. CUBS Glendale, AZ
Sat, Mar 21 2:00 pm WHITE SOX at LA Dodgers Glendale, AZ (NBCSCH+)
Sun, Mar 22 2:00 pm WHITE SOX vs. Arizona Glendale, AZ
Mon, Mar 23 8:30 pm WHITE SOX at Arizona Phoenix, AZ (Chase Field) (NBCSCH+)
Tue, Mar 24 2:30 pm WHITE SOX at Arizona Phoenix, AZ (Chase Field)
All Times Central Time
Schedule Subject to Change
NBCSCH+ - Game airing live on NBC Sports Chicago+
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