OAKLAND, Calif. -- NBC Sports California today announced that it will air 58 of the Oakland A’s 60 regular season games this season, starting with the Club’s Opening Day game on Friday, July 24, at 7:10 p.m. PT.
NBC Sports California’s A’s telecasts feature the Emmy Award-winning broadcast team of Glen Kuiper (play-by-play) and Ray Fosse (color analyst). Former A’s pitcher Dallas Braden will join all home telecasts and select road games. Road games will be called virtually from the Oakland Coliseum.
Prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews, and an in-depth game preview on A’s Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, A’s Postgame Live will give viewers a complete game breakdown with stats and highlights, interviews, and a preview of the next game. Bay Area native and former MLB pitcher Dontrelle Willis will join the A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live crew, which is anchored by Brodie Brazil and also features A’s alumni Dave Stewart, Bip Roberts, and Shooty Babitt as analysts.
The A’s road games on Saturday, Aug. 15 (at San Francisco) and Thursday, Aug. 27 (at Texas) will air exclusively on FOX.
Every A’s game this season will also be broadcast on A’s Cast, the Club’s 24/7 audio streaming station and official home of A’s audio content. Ken Korach will return for his 25th season with the A's and his 15th as the team's lead radio announcer, pairing with Vince Cotroneo, who will begin his 15th season with the Club. Ray Fosse will also make special appearances throughout the season.
The A’s daily live sports talk show, A’s Cast Live, hosted by Chris Townsend, will air at 3 p.m. PT for all weekday evening games this season. Fans can also listen to the A’s Total Access Pregame Show with Chris Townsend 55 minutes prior to every first pitch, plus the A’s Clubhouse Postgame Show immediately following every game.
The A’s Cast station is free for fans in most of Northern California and can be accessed in one-click at athletics.com/ascast. A’s fans outside the Bay Area can continue to catch games on the A’s Radio Network, which includes KHTK–AM 1140 in Sacramento and 11 other radio affiliates throughout Northern California and can listen to A’s Cast on-demand material for free at athletics.com/podcasts.
Spanish-language broadcasts will be available for 26 of the A’s 30 home games this season on KIQI (1010 AM, San Francisco) and KATD (990 AM, Pittsburg). Amaury Pi-González returns for his 27th season with the A’s and 43rd season overall in MLB; he will be joined by Manolo Hernández-Douen, who will begin his 12th season as an A’s analyst.