ESPN Deportes Radio Nueva York 1050 AM To Broadcast Mets Games In 2013
December 14, 2012 at 4:48 AM (PT)
The NEW YORK METS and ESPN Spanish Sports WEPN-A (ESPN DEPORTES NUEVA YORK 1050AM)/NEW YORK have partnered so that NEW YORK METS games will be broadcast in Spanish for the 2013 season. Under the agreement, 1050 AM will broadcast 150 regular season games, including select spring training, and postseason. Coverage will also include pre/post-game shows for each game. Coverage will also include pre/post-game shows for each game.
"We are thrilled to launch our new partnership with ESPN DEPORTES, which has become a destination station for Hispanic sports fans in NEW YORK,” said METS EVP/Business Operations DAVE HOWARD. "Through ESPN DEPORTES, we look forward to building our connection with Spanish-speaking fans."
"Our commitment to serving the Hispanic sports fan is a top priority for our company," said ESPN RADIO/NEW YORK VP/GM DAVID ROBERTS. "We are delighted to join forces with the METS organization for this comprehensive and wide reaching opportunity."
In September, ESPN's 1050 AM switched to ESPN DEPORTES RADIO, becoming the first and only Spanish-language radio station in NEW YORK dedicated to providing sports content around-the-clock.