Barons, Clear Channel Media Extend Radio Agreement Through 2015

Games will be available on 105.5 WERC-FM, 960 WERC-AM, online at and via the "iHeartRadio" Smartphone Application

By Birmingham Barons | January 14, 2014 2:16 PM ET

Birmingham baseball fans will continue to have unprecedented access to the Barons as the team announced that all 140 regular season and any postseason games will be heard exclusively on News Radio 105.5 WERC-FM through the 2015 season. The games will be simulcast live on 960 WERC-AM and on the WERC website at

Barons' fans will also be able to listen on the go using their Smartphone to access the "iHeartRadio" application. The application is free to download and allows listeners to tune in to their favorite radio stations from all over the country.

"We're excited to continue our partnership with News Radio 105.5 WERC and thrilled to be a part of the Clear Channel family," said Barons General Manager Jonathan Nelson. "For the past two seasons WERC and Clear Channel have provided Barons fans, sponsors and supporters a quality way to follow every Barons game on the radio, the Internet and through the iHeartRadio Smartphone application."

Each broadcast will begin with a ten-minute pre-game show and will feature Curt Bloom who returns for his 23rd season behind the microphone as the radio broadcaster for the Barons.

"After a spectacular championship season, WERC-FM is proud to continue as the radio broadcast partner of the Birmingham Barons," said Ray Quinn Vice President and Regional Market Manager for Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. "As committed as the Barons are to another winning season, we are equally committed to bringing our listeners the exciting radio play by play and working closely with the team to develop unique promotional opportunities for our eight radio stations!"

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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