'Cats-Rattlers Set to Duel in Arizona on CSN Bay Area
|San Jose swept the Arizona Rattlers in two regular season matchups in 2012 and now meet their bitter rivals on Saturday, July 28 in the postseason looking to make it three straight.
SaberCats Media Relations
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose SaberCats (12-6) announced today that their first round playoff game against their bitter divisional rival, the Arizona Rattlers (13-5) will be broadcast live on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. San Jose will battle the West Division champion Rattlers at the US Airways Center in Phoenix on Saturday, July 28 at 7:00 p.m. PT and is also available live on KNBR 1050.
The SaberCats swept the regular season series with the Rattlers, winning in thrilling fashion in overtime, 71-70 in Week 1 in San Jose and 77-70 in Phoenix back in Week 9. The last playoff meeting between the two proud Arena Football League franchises saw San Jose come out on top, 62-48 in 2006.
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area Channel Listings
Xfinity: channel 40 (SD) and channel 720 (HD)
DirecTV: channel 696 (SD) and channel 696 (HD)
Dish Network: channel 419 (SD) and channel 419 (HD)
AT&T UVerse: channel 770 (SD) and 1770 (HD)
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