Reading Fightin' Phils Ink Deal With CBS Sports Radio A-F/Reading
March 27, 2015 at 4:47 PM (PT)
Minor League Baseball's READING FIGHTIN PHILS have inked a deal with CUMULUS Sports WIOV-A-W253AC (CBS SPORTS RADIO 98.5 FM AND 1240 AM)/READING, PA. The deal also includes a presence for the Double A EASTERN LEAGUE affiliate of the PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES on sister Country WIOV-F (THE BIG I105)/READING's MURPH AND CASEY morning show. MIKE VENTOLA calls the play-by-play and hosts a 30-minute pre-game show (one hour on FRIDAYS).
FIGHTIN' PHILS GM SCOTT HUNSICKER said, "It's only natural that the READING FIGHTIN PHILS partner with two leading stations like CBS SPORTS RADIO 98.5 FM/1240 AM and THE BIG I105, and we couldn't be more excited for our partnership with the stations. From having our games broadcast on a Sports station like CBS SPORTS RADIO to having MURPH AND CASEY from THE BIG I105 at FIRSTENERGY STADIUM, fans can look forward to a dynamic synergy between the FIGHTINS and WIOV."
WIOV PD RICH CREEGER added, "This is a great day for 98.5 FM and 1240 AM CBS SPORTS RADIO and THE BIG I105. We are really looking forward to a long partnership with the READING FIGHTIN PHILS, and are happy to bring a home team with rich history in the community to our listeners."