Matt Vasgersian returns to the television booth as the play-by-play voice of the Angles for 2022. In addition to the Angels broadcasts, Matt maintains a national profile with the MLB Network Showcase including play-by-play in the Division Series in October. During the 2021 season, he also announced two games for the “MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube” on April 22 (Angels at Houston) and June 17th (Angels vs. Detroit) with Mark Gubicza.
The veteran broadcaster has called various regular season and playoff baseball telecasts for Fox Sports, including the Saturday “Game of the Week from 2014-17 and was the play-by-play voice of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball for four seasons.
He was the voice of the San Diego Padres for seven seasons, and prior to that held the same role with the Milwaukee Brewers for five seasons. Matt called baseball and softball, among other events, for NBC Sports during the 2004 Summer Olympics, his first of five Summer/Winter Olympic assignments with NBC.
In addition to his play-by-play career, Vasgersian is widely known for his 16-year run as the voice of the MLB: The Show video games from 2006-2021.
Vasgersian was the first host hired with launch of MLB Network in 2009. His continuing position with MLB includes various programming such as “Hot Stove” and “MLB Tonight,” roles for which in 2015 he was nominated for a National Sports Emmy.
Between 2005-2008, Vasgersian handled weekly NFL play-by-play with Fox Sports, and called College Football with their BCS Bowl Package for three seasons. Close to home, Matt served as lead play-by-play announcer with NBC’s coverage of the XFL in 2001, and close to home was micside for USC Basketball on Fox Sports West between 2004-06.
Vasgersian began his baseball broadcasting career with the Huntington Cubs in the Appalachian League in 1991, before moving up to the Adv.-A High Desert Mavericks (San Diego), El Paso Diablos (Milwaukee), Syracuse Chiefs (Toronto) and Triple-A Tucson Toros (Houston).
A California native, Vasgersian is a graduate of the University of Southern California and was an actor in his childhood, appearing on several television shows and films. Vasgersian and his wife, Kimberly, reside in New Jersey with their three children.