ESPN Deportes 730 AM/D.C. To Carry Nats Games
March 16, 2009 at 11:50 AM (PT)
RED ZEBRA BROADCASTING Spanish Sports WXTR-A (ESPN DEPORTES 730 AM)/WASHINGTON will carry Spanish-language coverage of WASHINGTON NATIONALS baseball this season. The station will air 124 games this season, produced by SPANISH BEISBOL NETWORK, plus a weekly one-hour show about the team. ANGEL CASTILLO and LUCIANO RODRIQUEZ will return to call the action for a second season.
"We are extremely excited to be able to partner with The SPANISH BASEBALL NETWORK and The WASHINGTON NATIONALS," said Director of Operations JORGES ANDRES ALFARO. "We know that DC’s passionate Hispanic baseball loving community will enjoy listening to NATS baseball in their native language."
"This partnership illustrates our desire to be the destination for DC’s Hispanic sports fans," added RED ZEBRA CEO BRUCE GILBERT. "We are excited to bring NATIONALS Baseball to our Spanish sports radio listeners."
"The WASHINGTON NATIONALS are excited that our Spanish Radio Broadcasts will be heard on ESPN DEPORTES, the premier Spanish sports radio station, in 2009," said NATIONALS President STAN KASTEN. "Our Spanish-speaking fans throughout the WASHINGTON, DC Metropolitan Area will be able to enjoy twice the amount of games as last year as we continue to improve our coverage and our reach in this market."