Hagerstown, MD - The Hagerstown Suns, Single-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, are pleased to announce that WJEJ 1240-AM will serve as the team's flagship radio station for the 2012 season. WJEJ will air all home and road games live on 1240-AM and www.wjejradio.com, with the exception of weekday games beginning prior to 12:00 p.m. The agreement marks the fourth consecutive year that Suns game broadcasts will be carried on WJEJ.
"We are pleased to be returning to WJEJ 1240-AM for our 2012 game broadcasts as well as the Suns Farm Report on Thursday mornings," said Suns General Manager Bill Farley.
WJEJ live game broadcasts will begin with a pre-game show approximately fifteen minutes prior to the scheduled game time. The "Suns Farm Report" will return for a second season, hosting a Suns special guest every Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. during the season as a part of WJEJ's normal programming.
"WJEJ is proud to continue the tradition of providing the Cumberland Valley with quality entertainment, great music and local sports," said Phil Miller from the Hagerstown Broadcasting Company. "WJEJ looks forward again to being the flagship radio station of the Hagerstown Suns for the 2012 season."
As announced by the Suns in November, team Media Relations Director Matt Leite will serve as the lead play-by-play announcer throughout the season.
"The anticipation of working with the great staff at WJEJ to bring the Hagerstown Suns season into the homes, cars, computers and mobile devices of this great baseball community has been mounting for me throughout the winter," said Leite. "April fifth can't come soon enough."
Suns fans who own an iPhone device can gain access to WJEJ's live game broadcasts by downloading the free Hagerstown Suns App.
WJEJ is a full service formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Hagerstown, MD., affiliated with CBS Radio and serving the Four-State area. WJEJ is owned and operated by Hagerstown Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Opening Day at Municipal Stadium for the 2012 season will be on Thursday, April 5, against the West Virginia Power. Individual game tickets, season tickets, mini-plans, and group are now on sale. For more information and to reserve your seat at Municipal Stadium, call 301-791-6266, or www.hagerstownsuns.com. The Hagerstown Suns are owned by Hagerstown Baseball, LLC.