Flying Squirrels baseball can be heard locally on the radio on the flagship station, Sports Radio 910 AM. Broadcasts will begin one half-hour before scheduled first pitch with the Flying Squirrels Pre-Game Warm Up. Game broadcasts will also include a half-hour Flying Squirrels Post-Game Wrap. Flying Squirrels game broadcasts will also be heard world-wide online at SportsRadio910.com.
The 2013 season marks the fourth year of the partnership between the Flying Squirrels and Clear Channel Broadcasting - Richmond. Jon Laaser returns for his fourth season as the lead play-by-play announcer for both home and road broadcasts. Jay Burnham will join Laaser's side in the booth for his first year with the Flying Squirrels.
Jon Laaser returns for his fourth season in Richmond after a one-season stint as the lead broadcaster for the Montgomery Biscuits (Double-A - Tampa Bay Rays). He is reunited with Flying Squirrels' Vice President & COO Todd "Parney" Parnell, whom he worked with while calling games for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Advanced-A - Atlanta Braves) in 2008 and the Altoona Curve (Double-A - Pittsburgh Pirates) in 2007. A native of Minneapolis, MN, he has also provided play-by-play for the Yakima Bears (A - Arizona Diamondbacks), St. Paul Saints (Independent) and St. Cloud River Bats (Summer Collegiate). In addition to his experience in baseball, Laaser has also served as the lead announcer for Charleston Southern University football and men's basketball, the Minnesota State High School Football/Basketball Championships and Hamline (MN) University football. He got his start in sports broadcasting with KFAN Radio in Minneapolis, MN, serving in a variety of roles including; host, reporter and producer.
Jay Burnham joins the Flying Squirrels after spending the past three seasons with the Trenton Thunder as their Director of Broadcasting. Jay bring ten years of experience to the booth, including stints with the Hagerstown Suns, Pensacola Pelicans, and Asheville Tourists. In 2011, Burnham was honored by Ballpark Digest as the Minor League Broadcaster of the Year. Jay graduated from Elon University where he called over 1,000 baseball games, including two All-Star contests. Throughout his career he has seen over 30 different stadiums.