Fox Sports Net, the home for more games and the most comprehensive coverage of the White Sox and Cubs, is ready to give Chicago baseball fans not one, but two more afternoons of thrilling, cross-town interleague coverage beginning this Friday, June 27 at 12 NOON and against on Sunday, June 29 at 12:30 PM.
Fox Sports Net's coverage of the White Sox vs. Cubs battle from U.S. Cellular Field on Friday begins with a live, on-site special edition of ATA White Sox PRE at 12 NOON. Damon Andrews and former White Sox slugger Bill Melton will host the show with Gail Fischer serving as the Cubs reporter with Mitch Robinson covering the White Sox and getting fan reaction from around the park. Plus, ATA White Sox PRE will feature the following highlights for Friday's game:
- Damon Andrews sits-down with White Sox manager Jerry Manuel and Cubs manager Dusty Baker to discuss their days growing up in Sacramento, "CA…plus, another Sacramento native is also interviewed, Bulls head coach Bill Cartwright
- Scavenger Hunt," featuring three White Sox fans and three Cubs fans competing in an amusing battle taking them to historic stops throughout the city (concludes in White Sox POST)
- Feature on the history of the cross-town rivalry with interviews coming from a number of former players throughout the league
Fox Sports Net will be adding extra cameras, along with extra audio for this weekend's games. FSN's White Sox announcing tandem of Ken "Hawk" Harrelson and Darrin Jackson will call the action beginning at 1:00 PM for both games. Following the games, fans can look forward to extended post-game coverage on White Sox POST. Both games will also be replayed on FSN at 7:00 PM.
The following is a breakdown of FSN's White Sox vs. Cubs coverage this weekend:
12:00 PM – ATA White Sox PRE (Sunday's pre-game begins at 12:30 PM)
1:00 PM – Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs (L)
4:00 PM (approx.) – White Sox POST (extended post-game coverage on Friday)
7:00 PM – White Sox vs. Cubs (replay)