04/27/2017 6:58 AM
Article By: John Garner Jr.
For the fifth straight season, Fox College Sports will telecast a Cape Cod Baseball League Game of the Week to a national audience available to 60 million homes.
Beginning July 5 with Chatham Anglers hosting the Cotuit Kettleers, FCS Atlantic and USA World Events will produce a live nine-game TV package, in cooperation with the CCBL, which includes eight mid-week regular season games and CCBL All-Star Game live from Spillane Field in Wareham, Saturday, July 22 at 6 p.m.
Handling play-by-play is Eric Frede, while former Red Sox and Phillies relief pitcher Ken Ryan will be color analyst and Megan O’Brien will handle sideline reporting. Each home team will provide one broadcast intern to assist with the announcers.
For the eighth straight season, Sports Radio 96.3 WEEI Cape Cod will broadcast a Cape League Sunday Night Baseball Game of the Week, beginning with Orleans at Chatham, June 12 at 7 p.m.
Larry Egan and John Garner, who called games in 2002 on Cool 102, 2003-06 on PIXY 103 and 2008-09 on 95.1 WXTK, return as broadcasting duo for WEEI Cape Cod, the All-Sports radio station which also carries Red Sox, Celtics, sports talk radio and ESPN radio. Matt Couture (BU) will add out-of-town scores and calls to the bullpen.
Along with being televised on Fox, the CCBL All-Star Game in Wareham will be broadcast on WCAI and the Cape and islands NPR stations (90.1, 91.1, 94.3 FM).
Cape League Updates with Jacob Tobey (Suffolk) and Matt Couture (Emerson) on 95.1 WXTK every weekday morning during newscasts with Walt Perkins, while Matt St. Jean (Rollins, Syracuse) will provide Cape League Reports on 99.9 WQRC Monday through Friday morning during newscasts with Matt Pitta.
All Cape Cod Baseball League regular season and playoff games are web-cast by team internet broadcasters.
To access team broadcasts, go to www.capecodbaseball.org