The Orioles today announced the club’s broadcast information for the 2022 season, headlined by the return of the entire lineup of on-air talent for the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network and Orioles Radio Network.
• GEOFF ARNOLD returns for his third season with the Orioles broadcast team. He will once again serve as the primary play-by-play announcer for the Orioles Radio Network.
• KEVIN BROWN, who joined the club in 2019 as a member of the Orioles Radio Network, becomes the primary television play-by-play announcer for MASN telecasts.
• SCOTT GARCEAU returns to Orioles broadcasts for his third-straight season and 16th year with the club overall. Garceau will appear on both MASN and the Orioles Radio Network in a variety of roles, which will include play-by-play duties and hosting pre- and post-game shows.
• BRETT HOLLANDER returns as an in-game contributor to both MASN and Orioles Radio Network broadcasts. In his third season with the club, Hollander will continue to appear as a radio play-by-play announcer, sideline reporter, and pre- and post-game show host.
• ROB LONG will continue to appear on MASN programming as a pre- and post-game show host and reporter. The 2022 season marks his fourth year as a member of the Orioles broadcast team.
• Former Orioles pitcher BEN McDONALD will again bring his expert analysis to MASN telecasts in 2022. McDonald began making select appearances on MASN and the Orioles Radio Network in 2010 before joining the broadcast team full-time in 2018.
• MELANIE NEWMAN returns for her third season with the Orioles broadcast team. Since making her barrier-breaking play-by-play debut with the club in 2020, Newman has appeared on both MASN and the Orioles Radio Network in a variety of roles, which she will continue to do in 2022.
• National Baseball Hall of Famer and Orioles Legend JIM PALMER will return for his 30th season as a MASN analyst and his 59th year as a member of the Orioles organization.
• In addition to the returning talent lineup, former Orioles pitcher and broadcaster DAVE JOHNSON will rejoin the Orioles broadcast team for select appearances on television and radio in 2022.
The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will again serve as the exclusive home for all Orioles games for the 16th-straight season. Every regular season game will be carried on one of the network’s two channels – MASN and MASN2 – with exception to nationally televised games. The Little League Classic between the Orioles and Boston Red Sox on Sunday, August 21, will air exclusively on ESPN. The entire regular season TV broadcast schedule will be available in the coming days at Orioles.com/BroadcastSchedule.
As announced earlier this year, the Orioles will welcome Hearst Baltimore’s 98 Rock FM and WBAL NewsRadio AM/FM as the new flagship stations of the Orioles Radio Network. All 162 regular season games will be carried across the 40-station network, in addition to pre- and post-game shows and comprehensive Orioles coverage throughout the station’s programming.
The club also announced that MASN will televise three Spring Training contests this season: Thursday, March 24 against Boston; Wednesday, March 30 against Tampa; and Friday, April 1 against Philadelphia. In addition, the Orioles Radio Network will broadcast eight Spring Training games. The complete spring broadcast schedule can be found below and at Orioles.com/BroadcastSchedule.
ABOUT MASN AND THE ORIOLES RADIO NETWORK
MASN has been the exclusive television home for all Baltimore Orioles games since 2007. Every available regular season Orioles game is televised live and in high definition on one of the network’s two channels, MASN and MASN2. MASN’s seven-state territory – one of the largest among all professional sports – reaches households from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Charlotte, North Carolina. For more information, please visit MASNsports.com.
The Orioles Radio Network broadcasts across more than 40 stations in seven states. Beginning in 2022, fans can hear all 162 regular season games, select Spring Training contests, and extensive Orioles programming on Hearst platforms, including 98 Rock (97.9 FM) and WBAL NewsRadio AM 1090 & FM 101.5 (& FM 97.9 HD 2). Games can also be streamed on the Gameday Audio platform on Orioles.com and the MLB At Bat app.