MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Twins today announced their Spanish language radio broadcast schedule for the 2012 season. The BOB FM radio group will broadcast a total of 50 games throughout the 2012 season. Broadcasts will include the Twins Opening Day (April 6 vs. BAL), all Sunday games and the Twins final home game of the regular season (Sept. 30 vs. DET).
50 regular season games and any playoff games will be broadcast on the BOB FM radio group including:
KBGY FM 107.5 and KLCI 106.1.2HD “La Mera Buena” in the Twin Cities and Southern MN.
WLKX FM 95.9 “Hope FM” in the Twin Cities North Metro area and Western Wisconsin.
“The Minnesota Twins are happy to continue our Spanish-language radio broadcasts with La Mera Buena,” said Miguel Ramos, Twins Director of Emerging Markets. “The commitment we’re making to ensure big league broadcasts to Spanish-speaking baseball fans throughout Twins Territory is truly exciting. This partnership is good for our fans and good for business.”
In their eleventh season broadcasting games in Spanish, the Twins have maintained the number of Spanish-language broadcasts at 50. The Twins were the first professional sports team in the Twin Cities market to broadcast their games in Spanish.
The play-by-play announcer will be Alfonso Fernandez and the color analyst will be Twins legend Tony Oliva. In addition, there will be 15 minute pre –and post-game shows.
Highlights of the Spanish broadcast schedule include games against the Boston Red Sox (April 23, 24, 25/ Aug. 5), the Milwaukee Brewers (May 18, 19, 20/ June 17), the Philadelphia Phillies (June 12, 13, 14), the Chicago White Sox (July 30, 31/ Sept.15, 16) and the New York Yankees (Sept. 24, 25, 26).
Single-game tickets for the 2012 season go on sale on Saturday, February 25. For more information on Twins season, group and individual tickets, please visit www.twinsbaseball.com or call (612) 33-TWINS / (800) 33-TWINS.