Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Rojas to Angels TV, Oakland A's get new post game show on KTRB

A loss for MLB Network..."but a gain for the L. A. Angels with the hiring of Victor Rojas to become their TV play-by-play voice effective immediately. The opening came about due to the sudden and untimely death of Rory Markas earlier this year.
  • Rojas will work with Mark Gubicza on both FS West and Channel 13 telecasts. Ironically, the outside hiring of Rojas comes after the Angels' decision to reduce to one TV team after a couple years of more than one broadcast team just for television.
Rojas has previously done play-by-play for the Texas Rangers and Arizona Diamondbacks, having left the Texas job last year to come to MLB Network. OAKLAND: The Oakland A's not only have a stronger signal this season with KTRB 860 now handling the broadcasts, but will have increased adjacent coverage.
  • Chris Townsend, known for hosting "Sports Overnight America" on the Sports Byline Network, has been brought in to host a one-hour
  • "A's Talk" post-game show.
Ken Korach, Ray Fosse, and Vince Cotroneo continue to call the games."... by Dave Kohl, Radio Recordings, via Radio Daily News


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