White Sox announce finalized 2022 broadcast schedule

April 7th, 2022

CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox have announced the team’s television, radio and streaming broadcast schedule for the 2022 season. White Sox baseball will air and stream on the following networks and platforms: NBC Sports Chicago, ESPN Radio Chicago (AM-1000/FM-100.3 HD2), WRTO AM-1200/Univision Radio, ESPN, FOX, FS1, TBS, Apple TV+ and NBC/Peacock.

NBC Sports Chicago and the White Sox enter the third year of a multiyear deal that makes it the exclusive regional home of Sox baseball. NBCSCH will televise 153 of the Sox 162 regular-season games, including Opening Day on Friday, April 8 at Detroit (12:10 p.m. CT), the home opener on Tuesday, April 12 vs. Seattle (3:10 p.m.) and three of the four games of the Crosstown Classic against the Chicago Cubs (May 3-4 at Wrigley Field; May 29 at Guaranteed Rate Field).

All White Sox games televised by NBC Sports Chicago and NBC Sports Chicago Plus, including “White Sox Pregame Live” and “White Sox Postgame Live,” will be made available to authenticated subscribers via NBCSportsChicago.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app. All out-of-market Sox games also are available on MLB.TV via computer, streaming and the MLB app.

The White Sox currently have nine nationally exclusive broadcasts scheduled during the 2022 season across ESPN, FOX, Apple TV+ and NBC/Peacock. The nine games are below:

  • ESPN: May 22 at the Yankees (6:08 p.m.); also available on the ESPN app;
  • FOX: May 28 vs. the Cubs (6:15 p.m.), July 23 vs. Cleveland (6:15 p.m. CT) and July 30 vs. Oakland (6:15 p.m.); also available on the FOX Sports app;
  • Apple TV+: April 15 vs. Tampa Bay (6:10 p.m.), May 6 at Boston (6:10 p.m.) and June 17 at Houston (7:10 p.m.); available on the Apple TV app and tv.apple.com;
  • Peacock: May 8 at Boston (10:35 a.m.; also broadcast nationally on NBC); August 21 at Cleveland (11:05 a.m.); available on the Peacock app and peacocktv.com.

Fans can watch the three Apple TV+ games by connecting to the Apple TV app and using a personal Apple ID (no subscription necessary). All games exclusively streamed on Peacock will require a paid subscription. The May 8 at Boston game will be available free to viewers on NBC.

An additional six contests will co-exist nationally with NBC Sports Chicago’s local broadcast:

  • April 23 at Minnesota (FS1; 3:05 p.m.);
  • April 30 vs. the Angels (FS1; 3:05 p.m.);
  • June 7 vs. the Dodgers (TBS; 7:10 p.m.);
  • August 10 at Kansas City (FS1; 7:10 p.m.; Game 2);
  • August 15 vs. Houston (FS1; 7:10 p.m.);
  • August 24 at Baltimore (FS1; 6:05 p.m.).

ESPN Radio Chicago will air all 162 regular season games and potential postseason games in the second season of its multiyear deal as the White Sox exclusive radio home. In addition to all games airing on AM-1000, fans can listen to the hometown radio call on FM-100.3 HD2 and on the ESPN Chicago app. WRTO/Univision Radio returns for its eighth consecutive year as the club’s Spanish-language radio home, broadcasting all 81 home games and select road games.

Jason Benetti (television play-by-play), Steve Stone (television analyst), Len Kasper (radio play-by-play), Darrin Jackson (radio analyst), Connor McKnight (radio pre/post host/play-by-play), Hector Molina (Spanish radio play-by-play) and Billy Russo (Spanish analyst) make up the White Sox broadcast roster for the 2022 season. Kasper will serve as a member of the television announcing team for approximately 20-25 games, filling in for either Benetti or Stone. McKnight will serve as the radio play-by-play announcer when Kasper is calling games on TV and fill in for Jackson when he is off.

The television schedule, first pitch times and broadcast networks are subject to change based on additional selections by ESPN, FOX, FS1, TBS, Apple TV+ and NBC/Peacock. A select number of games also could switch to NBC Sports Chicago Plus.