WCCO Announces Twins Spring Training Broadcasts
|RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, January 11, 2018|
Entercom's WCCO-AM (News Radio 830)/Minneapolis, FOX Sports North and the Treasure Island Baseball Network (TIBN) has announced the Minnesota Twins Spring Training radio broadcast schedules and telecasts for 2018 Spring Training. FOX Sports North will telecast 11 games, while the Treasure Island Baseball Network will broadcast 25 games and WCCO -- the new metro-area radio home of the Minnesota Twins -- will broadcast 15 games.
Five of the telecast games will be television-radio simulcasts featuring a combination of FOX Sports North cameras, graphics and replays accompanied by play-by-play descriptions and analysis from TIBN radio broadcasters Cory Provus and Dan Gladden.
Along with Provus and Gladden, the team of broadcasters featured throughout Spring Training will include veteran TV broadcaster Dick Bremer and Baseball Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven, as well as TIBN studio host and play-by-play broadcaster Kris Atteberry and the Rochester Red Wings play-by-play broadcaster Josh Whetzel.
WCCO will begin its broadcast at 5pm on Thursday, February 22 when the Twins play an exhibition games against the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers. WCCO's radio broadcasts will feature announcers Cory Provus, Dan Gladden and Kris Atteberry. In addition, WCCO's morning show, hosted by Dave Lee, will broadcast live from the 3rd baseline of Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex the week of February 26-March 2 on weekdays from 6-9am with player interviews and features each day from Fort Myers, FL.