Braves to air exhibition games

Braves to broadcast exhibition games

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- With the assistance of, the Braves will be able to provide radio broadcasts of each of their exhibition games this year.

The Braves announced Tuesday that each of the 18 games not currently on their radio broadcast schedule will be carried on Pete Van Wieren will provide the broadcast for all exhibition games carried on the radio and the Internet.

"It will be a good service for our fans and it will be a good marketing vehicle for the club," Van Wieren said.

Van Wieren says this is the first time since the 1970s that the Braves will provide a radio broadcast of each of their Spring Training games. He will be joined in the booth with other Braves broadcasters and on occasion, he hopes to get a few Braves players to provide some color commentary.

The first broadcast on will come on Wednesday afternoon, when the Braves host Georgia Tech in their exhibition season opener. Fans can also hear Internet broadcasts of Thursday's game against the Dodgers and Friday's game against the Pirates.

Below is a list of all games currently scheduled to air on the Braves Radio Network. The remaining games will be on

Saturday vs. Astros, 1:05 p.m. ET
March 4 vs. Dodgers, 1:05 p.m.
March 10 vs. Blue Jays, 1:05 p.m.
March 11 @ Cardinals, 1:05 p.m.
March 15 @ Yankees, 7:15 p.m.
March 16 vs. Cardinals, 7:05 p.m.
March 17 vs. Cardinals, 1:05 p.m.
March 21 @ Nationals, 7:05 p.m.
March 25 vs. Nationals, 1:05 p.m.
March 27 vs. Tigers, 7:05 p.m.
March 30 vs. White Sox, 7:05 p.m.
March 31 vs. White Sox, 1:05 p.m.

Mark Bowman is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.