PHOENIX METRO– The Arizona Diamondbacks today introduced an extensive three-year collaboration with Univision Deportes Radio to come to be the brand-new Spanish-language radio residence in 2017. All 162 regular season video games, 2 spring training games and also any postseason video games will certainly be heard on KHOV 105.1 FM which will relaunch this year with all new sports programs. “This is a very interesting time for the
D-backs as well as Univision as we sign up with pressures in the market to additional reach our Spanish-speaking audience,”stated D-backs Head of state & Chief Executive Officer Derrick Hall.” The launch of the new Univision Deportes Radio station in thismarket comes with the ideal time, as the cravings for terrific content continues to expand. We are expecting functioning carefully with their devoted staff to combine these two fantastic brands in our market.”The partnership begins the heels of Univision’s current news that it would certainly expand its Univision Deportes Radio brand into 10 markets across the United States, including Phoenix, L.a, Miami, New york city, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, McAllen and also Las Vegas. The D-backs’Spanish-language broadcast team includes longtime play-by-play commentator Oscar Soria, analyst and former big organization
pitcher Rodrigo Lopez and Richard Saenz, an initial D-backs worker. The D-backs have brought video games into the residences of Spanish-speaking D-backs followers given that the club’s inception and also are just one of just 4 teams to travel its Spanish-language broadcast team on the roadway. Soria has come to be a family name throughout the market and also in Mexico, where he has actually served as the lead broadcaster for the Hermosillo Naranjeros during the Mexican
Pacific League for almost 3 decades. The Tijuana, Mexico indigenous signed up with the D-backs ‘broadcast group in 1999. Lopez enters his fourth period as the expert on the team’s Spanish-language programs adhering to an 11-year big league career that included one period with the D-backs( 2010)in which
he led the group in starts and also innings pitched. The Tlalnepantla, Mexico indigenous won 81 video games for 7 groups and also was voted runner-up for the AL Novice of the Year in 2002. Saenz enters his 14 th season in the radio booth and has actually been associated with the team’s initiatives in the Hispanic neighborhood considering that 1996.