SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced the 2016 regular season broadcast schedule. All 162 games will be televised in English on either FOX Sports San Diego, FS1 or FOX and will air live on radio in both English and Spanish. In addition, 150 regular season games will be televised in Spanish.
Regular season coverage on FOX Sports San Diego begins Monday, April 4, with the Padres' season opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Coverage will begin at 2:00 p.m. PT with Padres Social Hour, followed by an hour-long Padres Live pregame show leading into the game. Coverage concludes with a 30-minute Padres Live postgame show.
2015 Ford C. Frick Award winner Dick Enberg returns to call the action once again, in what will be his final year in the booth. He will be joined by former Padres pitcher Mark Grant, returning in the role of analyst. Mike Pomeranz, Mark Sweeney, Don Orsillo, Julie Alexandria and Michelle Margaux will round out the FSSD broadcast team. Returning this season, former Padres Steve Finley and Clay Hensley will assume the occasional role of analyst for Padres Live pre- and postgame shows.
FOX Deportes San Diego will televise 150 games in 2016, including nearly all home games and select road games. Returning to the booth for FOX Deportes will be Spanish-language voice of the Padres Eduardo Ortega, celebrating his 30th season with the club, and former Padres catcher Carlos Hernandez. Spanish telecasts will be available on FOX Deportes San Diego throughout San Diego on Cox and Time Warner Cable. Games will also be available in Las Vegas on Cox.
All 162 regular season Padres games will air live on radio in both English and Spanish in 2016. English broadcasts with Ted Leitner, Jesse Agler and Don Orsillo will run on the Padres Radio network, including the team's flagship station, XPRS-AM The Mighty 1090. Dan Sileo will once again host the Padres one-hour pregame show Monday-Thursday. Kurt Bevacqua will take over postgame duties in 2016. Ben Higgins returns for Fridays and Saturdays with Craig Elsten, who is also host of weekend Padres coverage.
Spanish radio broadcasts (150 live FOX Deportes simulcasts and 12 live radio broadcasts) featuring Eduardo Ortega, Carlos Hernandez and Pedro Gutiérrez can be found on the Padres' Spanish flagship, XEMO-AM La Poderosa 860.
The complete 2016 broadcast schedule is available at www.padres.com. Please note: the schedule is subject to change.