ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals fans all over the country will be able to watch the team's season opener on television, regardless of where they're located.
ESPN announced Wednesday that the World Series champions' 2012 lid-lifter will be carried on the network on April 4 at 6 p.m. CT. It's a one-game "series" for St. Louis and Florida. The Wednesday night game will be the first game of the Major League season and the only regular-season game that day.
Following the opener, the Cardinals will have an off-day on April 5, then three games in Milwaukee and three games in Cincinnati. The Cards' home opener is Friday, April 13, at 2:15 p.m. CT against the Cubs.