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Written by Maury Brown   
Wednesday, 19 March 2008 19:30

BeaversFSNW and the Triple-A Portland Beavers has announced the complete television schedule for the 2008 season, which includes a slate of 20 Beavers games televised throughout FSN’s five-state territory. The Beavers’ FSNW television schedule begins on Opening Day, as Portland faces the Fresno Grizzlies live from PGE Park at 7 p.m.

The new 20-game schedule is a result of a multi-year agreement announced during the off-season between FSN and PGE Park to broadcast Portland Beavers games exclusively throughout the Northwest.

Financial terms were not released. 

The agreement is the largest in the team’s history and, during the first year, will include match-ups against the divisional-rival Salt Lake Bees on April 21, a visit from the defending Pacific Coast League-champion Sacramento River Cats on May 29, and a battle of Northwest teams as the Tacoma Rainiers and Beavers play back-to-back games on FSN on July 4 and July 5.

Veteran Portland Beavers broadcaster Rich Burk will provide the play-by-play action, along with color analyst and former major league pitcher Scott Anderson for the entire 20-game schedule live on FSN. Below is the complete 2008 Portland Beavers television schedule on FSN.

2008 Portland Beavers on FSN (all games originating from PGE Park)

April 3 – Fresno Grizzlies (7 p.m.)
April 6 – Fresno Grizzlies (2 p.m.)
April 21 – Salt Lake Bees (7 p.m.)
April 28 – Oklahoma RedHawks (7 p.m.)
May 3 – New Orleans Zephyrs (7 p.m.)
May 4 – New Orleans Zephyrs (2 p.m.)
May 15 – Las Vegas 51s (7 p.m.)
May 19 – Tucson Sidewinders (7 p.m.)
May 22 – Tucson Sidewinders (7 p.m.)
May 29 – Sacramento River Cats (7 p.m.)
May 31 – Las Vegas 51s (7 p.m.)
June 19 – Tucson Sidewinders (7 p.m.)
June 26 – Colorado Springs Sky Sox (7 p.m.)
July 4 – Tacoma Rainiers (7 p.m.)
July 5 – Tacoma Rainiers (2 p.m.)
July 19 – Colorado Springs Sky Sox (7 p.m.)
Aug. 14 – Fresno Grizzlies (7 p.m.)
Aug. 20 – Tacoma Rainiers (7 p.m.)
Aug. 27 – Salt Lake Bees (7 p.m.)
Aug. 28 – Salt Lake Bees (7 p.m.)


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