FOX Sports Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Brewers today announced a 155-game telecast schedule for the 2018 season. FOX Sports Wisconsin will serve as the exclusive, local television home for the Brewers.
FOX Sports Wisconsin’s regular-season coverage begins Thursday, March 29 when Milwaukee visits San Diego for the first-ever Brewers-Padres Opening Day matchup. The Brewers’ first homestand will get underway on April 2 against the St. Louis Cardinals. The regional sports network’s coverage will begin at noon with a special one-hour edition of Brewers Live.
Highlights of the 2018 season schedule include 19 games vs. the division rival Chicago Cubs, 14 against the Cardinals and four contests vs. the American League Central champion Cleveland Indians. The Brewers will wrap up the regular season with a brief interleague homestand against the Detroit Tigers at the end of September.
The Brewers are slated to take the national stage on FS1 a total of seven times, including March 31 when the Brewers face the Padres in their first regular season series.
Brian Anderson will resume his role as the primary play-by-play announcer with Matt Lepay joining analyst Bill Schroeder in the broadcast booth for select telecasts. Craig Coshun will serve as the primary host for Brewers Live pre- and postgame shows and will join the booth as the play-by-play announcer for select telecasts. Sophia Minnaert will serve as the primary sideline reporter.
Brewers Live airs before and after Brewers telecasts with Coshun, as well as analysis by former first base coach Davey Nelson and former Brewers pitcher Jerry Augustine.
As previously announced, FOX Sports Wisconsin will televise a total of 12 Brewers spring training games in 2018. Fans can prepare for the Brewers’ 2018 season with Brewers Season Preview, which premieres on March 10.