JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Suns are proud to announce a new partnership with the Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting Corporation, with all Suns Baseball Network radio broadcasts airing on either AM 600 & FM 100.3 The Answer (night games) or FM 102.3 The Beach (day games).
For the third straight season, all Suns games including the Miami Marlins exhibition on April 4 and any possible playoff dates will air live on the radio.
“From the pop of the mitt to the crack of bat, baseball is back and as the new radio partner of the Jacksonville Suns we couldn’t be more excited to bring all the sounds of the Suns 2015 season to AM 600 The Answer and 102.3 FM The Beach,” said David Oglesby, Director of Promotions for The Answer and The Beach. “We are proud to be partnering with the Suns on the heels of their 2014 Southern League Championship and are particularly honored to be broadcasting the ‘swan song’ season of the Bragan Family’s ownership/management of the Suns. Here’s to another great season. Play Ball!!”
Suns Director of Broadcasting Roger Hoover returns for his fourth season as the play-by-play voice of Suns baseball and will announce each game this season.
“I’m very excited about our new partnership with The Answer and The Beach,” Hoover said. “This is going to be a great year for the Suns and we’re thrilled to have a new radio home as we continue to find innovative ways to connect the fans to the broadcast and ball club.”
In addition to comprehensive pregame and postgame shows, The Jacksonville Suns Podcast will debut this season, along with video and written features on the Suns Baseball Network website, www.sunsradio.com.
Joining Hoover on the radio this season will be Suns communications assistant Kyle Crooks, reporter Allison Banko, and games will be produced by Joe Kuczynski from the Suns Baseball Network studios.
The first 2015 Suns Baseball Network broadcast will air on FM 102.3 The Beach when the Suns host their parent club the Miami Marlins for an exhibition game on Saturday April 4 at 2:05 p.m., with pregame radio coverage starting at 1:50 p.m. Opening Night at Bragan Field will be on Thursday April 9 against the Jackson Generals at 7:05 p.m., and that broadcast will air on AM 600 & FM 100.3 The Answer starting at 6:50 p.m.
The 2015 season of Suns baseball is presented by EverBank, the official banking partner of the Jacksonville Suns. Sponsorships, group outings, and season/individual game tickets are currently available by calling the Suns front office at (904) 358-2846.