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Your MLB Announcing Schedule from 9/8 – 9/14

Monday, September 8Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland Indians (MLBN 1 pm) Local BroadcastKansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers (MLBN 4 pm) Local BroadcastChicago Cubs at Toronto Blue Jays (WGNA 7 pm) Len Kasper, Jim DeshaisesSt. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds (MLBN 7 pm) Local Broadcast [alt: Braves at Nats]Tuesday, September 9Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers (MLBN 7 pm...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Anderson Q&A: Rays starting pitching must set the tone

A memorable 5-5 road trip, starting pitching woes and Desmond Jennings' ascent. All are themes that have arisen with the Tampa Bay Rays of late. They are two games into a six-game homestand against the Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians, but memory of their 10-game trip against the Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees is worth revisiting. Manager Joe Maddon...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Anderson Q&A: Rays need offensive spark, healthy pitchers

Two storylines have emerged early in this Tampa Bay Rays season: Pitching injuries and a prolonged offensive spell. Left-hander Matt Moore has chosen to have Tommy John ligament replacement surgery, and he's expected to be out about a year. On Sunday, right-hander Alex Cobb was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain. Those developments followed the absence...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rate the local MLB announcers – AL East

The first in our series of grading the local MLB TV announcers takes us to the AL East. The American League East has an interesting set of announcers, with many familiar names and voices included within. But which teams do you like the most, and which do you despise? Give each broadcast crew a rating, and if you have strong opinions in either direction, let us know in the comments...
Via Awful Announcing
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays broadcaster Brian Anderson previews 2014 season

Andrew Astleford has a Q&A session with FOX Sports Florida color analyst Brian Anderson to discuss the Tampa Bay Rays' season.
Via FOXSports.com
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays broadcaster Brian Anderson previews 2014 season

Playing deep into October should be the mission.   Like most who study the Tampa Bay Rays, FOX Sports Florida color analyst Brian Anderson sees many things to like with the Tampa Bay Rays: Big names back, young stars rising, intriguing additions who should become factors in the club's chase for a fifth playoff berth in seven years. There's reason to look ahead. With the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays Opening Day: 10 hours of coverage on Sun Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- As Tampa Bay celebrates the much-anticipated return of Rays baseball, FOX's Sun Sports, the statewide television home of the Rays, is excited to announce its extended coverage of Rays Opening Day on Monday, March 31st. This year, fans should tune in to Sun Sports starting at 2:00 p.m. for a full afternoon and evening of Rays' programming and live coverage....
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' 2014 broadcast schedule announced

FOX Sports Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Brewers announced Tuesday a 150-game television schedule for the 2014 season. FOX Sports Wisconsin will serve as the exclusive local television home for the Milwaukee Brewers. Select Brewers games also will be televised nationally on FOX Sports and FOX Sports 1. FOX Sports Wisconsin's regular season coverage begins Monday, March 31, with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Sun Sports to broadcast 150 Tampa Bay Rays games in 2014

TAMPA, Fla. -- Sun Sports, the statewide television home of the Tampa Bay Rays, will produce and televise 150 Rays regular season games in high definition as part of the 2014 Major League Baseball season. Opening day coverage begins live from Tropicana Field with a special one hour pregame show, starting at 3:00 p.m. ET on Monday, March 31, when the Rays host the Toronto Blue Jays...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

So it begins - Friday at 3 p.m. sharp

Photo Courtesy of NESN Conor Frederick (@ConorJF1016) Contributing Writer The Red Sox open the playoffs Friday at 3 against the winner of tomorrow's one game playoff between the Tampa Bay Rays and Terry Francona's Cleveland Indians, according to Boston.com. The games will be broadcast on TBS with Brian Anderson, Joe Simpson, and John Smoltz as the broadcast team according...
Via RedSoxLife
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Your MLB Announcing Schedule for 8/27 - 9/1

Tuesday, August 27 Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals (MLBN 8PM) Local Broadcast [Alt: Giants @ Rockies - 8:30p.m.] Chicago Cubs @Los Angeles Dodgers (WGNA 10PM) Len Kasper, Jim Deshaies Wednesday August 28 Baltimore Orioles @ Boston Red Sox (ESPN 7PM) Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe Thursday, August 29 Oakland Athletics @ Detroit Tigers (MLBN 1PM) Local Broadcast...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Who says announcers never work without a net?

Your browser does not support iframes. During last night's Boston Red Sox-Tampa Bay Rays game, Sun Sports announcers DeWayne Staats and Brian Anderson lost a plastic bottle that they had thought gone overboard. However, they found it had stayed on the lip of their broadcast booth and did not fall into the Tropicana Field crowd.  So an enterprising Anderson found a fishing...
Via Awful Announcing
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB TV Primer: TBS

The 2013 MLB season is just around the corner.  This week as Opening Day draws near we'll break down each network that covers America's pastime including announcers, schedules, and quick facts about the coverage coming your way this season.  Next on the docket - TBS. Quick Hits   -TBS air Sunday afternoons (with local blackouts) throughout the season -TBS...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Sun Sports to televise 150 Rays games

(TAMPA, Fla.) Sun Sports, the statewide television home of the Tampa Bay Rays, will produce and televise 150 Rays regular season games in high definition as part of the 2013 Major League Baseball season. Opening Day coverage begins live from Tropicana Field at 2:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 2, when the Rays host the Baltimore Orioles. Like last year, both home and away game telecasts...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Sun Sports to televise 150 Rays games

(TAMPA, Fla.) Sun Sports, the statewide television home of the Tampa Bay Rays, will produce and televise 150 Rays regular season games in high definition as part of the 2013 Major League Baseball season. Opening Day coverage begins live from Tropicana Field at 2:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 2, when the Rays host the Baltimore Orioles. Like last year, both home and away game telecasts...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

FS Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Brewers announce 2013 telecast schedule

Schedule Includes 150 Regular Season Games FOX Sports Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Brewers announced today a 150-game television schedule for the 2013 season. FOX Sports Wisconsin will serve as the exclusive television home for the Milwaukee Brewers, televising nearly every game not scheduled for national network TV. This season commemorates a 15 year partnership between the Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays announcers get unique and trippy graphic (Video)

If you happened to tune into Monday night's Tampa Bay Rays/Oakland Athletics game that went to extra innings, you might have seen this rather trippy graphic from the folks over at Sun Sports. Check out announcers Brian Anderson and DeWayne Staats with graphic that might have you flashback to the 1970's: <p>&amp;amp;amp;lt;p&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp...
Via Outside the Boxscore
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Biggest "Homer" Announcers.

A pal of mine Joel Nemerof who fled the cold streets of New York years ago after a stint in baseball's minor leagues, lives near me in South Florida. He knows the game of baseball as well as anyone, and has a pet peeve about our National pastime. He can't stand MLB announcers who are "Homer." My friend goes crazy over the broadcasters of the Miami...
Via The Baseball Page
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Your MLB announcing schedule for 6/11-6/17

This week's national MLB schedule features more interleague play, and there are actually a few decent matchups being featured.  Although neither team is at the top of their division, the Red Sox visit Wrigley Field and the Cubs for only the second time in their history.  The high-riding Nationals also follow up their series with the Red Sox by taking on the Yankees for the...
Via Awful Announcing
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 3: Can Your Hear the Rain? by Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

00:32 - Intros & contacts 04:36 - Stars doing what stars do 14:00 - hot pitchers 31:00 - not so hot closers 42:00 - are you concerned? 1:01:00 - your emails 1:24:00 - What we are reading & working on: Paul's favorite & my favorite.  1:40:00 - Interview with Rays color analyst & former pitcher Brian Anderson embedded player below for those ...
Via Baseball Prospectus
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

BP Fantasy Podcast: iTunes feed is ready! by Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

Right-click here to copy the XML feed, then go into iTunes and find the Advanced menu. Click it, then click "subscribe to podcast" and past the copied XML feed into the open window and click OK.  If you'd rather navigate straight to the iTunes store and subscribe that way, you can do that here. Both episodes 1 and 2 are in the feed so you can subscribe and pull them...
Via Baseball Prospectus
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

FanGraphs Audio: Brian Anderson on the ’97 Series

Episode 168 David Laurila, curator of FanGraphs’ Q&A Series, joins the podcast from Fenway, with a report on the scene from the 100th anniversary celebration of the historic park. He also provides audio from a recent interview with Rays broadcaster and former Cleveland Indian Brian Anderson regarding the latter’s experience, as a Cleveland native, in the heartbreaking 1997...
Via Fangraphs
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Your Third Round NCAA Tournament announcing schedule

  The Madness of March continues today and tomorrow with Third Round action in the NCAA Tournament.  Below you'll find the time, network, and announcers for all games in the Round of 32.  Don't forget to vote in our first Billy Packer Chronicles poll to pick the best (and worst) quotes from the First and Second Round.  Also, an open thread will also be up shortly for...
Via Awful Announcing
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

March Madness: NCAA Tournament TV Schedule For Saturday Games

After a chalky, ho-hum set of games on Thursday, Friday’s games certainly puts the madness in March Madness. But as uneventful as Thursday’s games may have been, it does mean that we have a number of highly-seeded teams still around to play what should be, on paper anyway, competitive and entertaining games. In this post, I’ll break down the TV schedule for Saturday’s Round...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

March Madness: Viewer’s Guide for Thursday Games of 2012 NCAA Tournament

Now that you have your brackets filled out and have concocted your excuse for missing work to watch the NCAA Tournament, or have your online access to March Madness Live ready to go, it’s time to plan your viewing schedule for the day. Once again, all of the games will be broadcast on CBS, TNT, TruTV, and TBS, and simulcast online, so you have free reign to watch whichever games...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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