Welcome to the next chapter in St. Paul Saints Baseball. As the Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins the Saints broadcast crew aims to bring you a Major League quality product. There are several ways to tune into a Saints game and get information about top prospects, players with Major League experience, and seasoned veterans. Fans can once again tune into all the action on KFAN Plus, 96.7 FM.
The Saints will provide fans with a 20-minute pre-game and 20-minute post-game show. All 140 games will be broadcast on KFAN Plus during the 2021 season.
For those Saints fans not living in the Twin Cities Metro Area, or can’t get to a radio, you can listen through the free iHeart Radio app or online at saintsbaseball.com by clicking on the “Radio Broadcast – KFAN Plus” radio widget on the front page.
Sean Aronson returns for his 15th season as the play-by-play broadcaster of the Saints and will handle the broadcast for all games. He will be joined by J.W. Cox who returns for his eighth season working alongside Aronson. Cox has been the part time number two broadcaster for the last seven seasons, but now steps into the full-time roll in 2021. Cox did play-by-play for St. Cloud football and currently does Huskies Men’s and Women’s Basketball as well as play-by-play on TV for North Metro Television and PrepSpotlight.tv. He also works for the Minnesota News Network. Joining the broadcast team is Andy Helwig, who will host a 20-minute pre- and post-game show on all radio broadcasts. Helwig spent 2019 in a similar role with the Buffalo Bisons, while also filling in on select broadcasts. He got his start in the baseball world in 2018 as the Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations for the Batavia Muckdogs. Since 2015, Helwig has been the voice of Canisius Men’s Basketball.
Aronson begins his 15th season with the Saints and will handle all 142 broadcasts. In 2016 he was awarded the _Ballpark Digest _Broadcaster of the Year Award for all of minor league baseball and on the final day of that regular season he became the first broadcaster in Saints history to call 1,000 games. He was nominated for a Regional Emmy for Saints TV broadcasts in 2010. Aronson works year-round with the Saints and is also in charge of the media relations. He was with another Goldklang Group team prior to his tenure with the Saints, working for the Fort Myers Miracle (Single-A Twins) from 2003-06. Prior to his stint with the Miracle, he spent two seasons with the Allentown Ambassadors of the then Northern League. Minnesota is the fifth state Aronson has lived. He graduated from the University of Colorado-Boulder with a B.S. in Journalism. He got his start as a broadcaster doing high school baseball in Colorado. Aronson, 44, was raised in Northridge, CA.