The Harrisburg Senators, in conjunction with Cumulus Media in Harrisburg, announced today that the two have reached an agreement on a radio partnership for Cumulus Harrisburg to broadcast the Senators Baseball Games in 2018. Cumulus Harrisburg's CBS SPORTS RADIO 96.5-95.3-1400 are the new flagship radio stations for the Senators. The partnership ensures the Senators will be heard throughout the greater Harrisburg area on broadcast radio for the 2018 season.
As part of the new agreement, CBS SPORTS RADIO 96.5-95.3-1400 will broadcast all 140 regular-season games as well as all postseason playoff contests. Each game will begin with a 15-minute pregame show. Now with an AM station and two FM stations, Senators fans from across the greater Harrisburg area will be able to listen to every Senators game on the radio. The games will be simulcast across all three signals at 96.5 FM. 95.3 FM and 1400 AM so that listeners can select from the signal they receive best depending on where they listen.
In addition to the radio broadcasts on CBS SPORTS RADIO 96.5-95.3-1400, all Senators games will also be streamed live over the internet with Listen Live links available on senatorsbaseball.com and cbssportsharrisburg.com. The broadcasts will also be streamed through the CBS SPORTS RADIO 96.5-95.3-1400 online platforms.
"We are really excited to partner with Cumulus Media and CBS SPORTS RADIO 96.5-95.3-1400 to broadcast our games and are excited to expand our reach into this market utilizing FM Radio," said Kevin Kulp Senators team president. "Having three stations covering two radio bands will give our fans more opportunity than ever to spend their spring and summer evenings with us. We have a tremendous season coming up at the ballpark and we look forward to our fans having this increased access."
Cumulus Regional Vice President Ron Giovanniello said, "We are thrilled to broadcast Harrisburg Senators Baseball Games this coming season on CBS SPORTS RADIO 96.5-95.3-1400. It is a welcome return as Senators Games were once on 1400 AM many years ago, and now by adding two FM stations at 96.5 and 95.3, Senators Fans will also have a great listening experience on FM Radio. The Senators are an All-Star organization and we are excited to add them to the lineup of great play by play sports on CBS SPORTS RADIO 96.5-95.3-1400 that includes Penn State Football, Penn State Men's Basketball, NCAA March Madness, the Final Four and the NFL."
Terry Byrom returns for his 14th season as the voice of the Senators and he's joined by Greg Wong, beginning his second season. Wong will host all 140 pregame shows along with providing play-by-play during all 70 home games. For more information on this announcement, please contact the Senators front office at (717) 231-4444.
The Senators offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily during the offseason. The 2018 home opener is Friday, April 13th against the Bowie Baysox. For information about season tickets, ticket plans, group tickets please call the Senators at 717-231-4444 or visit the Senators online at www.senatorsbaseball.com. You can find the Senators on Facebook at facebook.com/senatorsbaseball or @hbgsenators on Twitter.
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