Boston 25 WFXT Partners With NESN To Televise Six Thursday Afternoon Red Sox Spring Training Games


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Boston 25 WFXT has partnered with NESN, the official home of the Boston Red Sox, to televise six (6) Thursday afternoon Red Sox Spring Training games beginning February 22 at 1:00 pm with the annual doubleheader against the Northeastern University Huskies and the Boston College Eagles. All six games will be produced by NESN to air on Boston 25 WFXT in the Boston TV market. NESN will carry these games throughout the rest of the regional sports network’s New England territory.

NESN’s Red Sox broadcast team will call the action for all six games. Play-by-play announcer Dave O’Brien will team up with color analysts Jerry Remy (@Jerry_Remy) or Steve Lyons in the broadcast booth with Guerin Austin (@GuerinAustin), Jahmai Webster (@WebsteronTV) or Tom Caron (@TomCaron) serving as sideline reporter.

BOSTON 25 WFXT Red Sox Spring Training Game Schedule
Thursday, February 22: Northeastern University, 1:00 PM
Thursday, February 22: Boston College, 3:30 PM
Thursday, March 1: at Houston Astros, 1:00 PM
Thursday, March 8: Tampa Bay Rays, 1:00 PM
Thursday, March 15: Toronto Blue Jays, 1:00 PM
Thursday, March 22: at Baltimore Orioles, 1:00 PM

NESN will televise an additional 14 Red Sox Spring Training games throughout New England. For more information on NESN’s spring training coverage visit NESN.com/Spring.

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About NESN
NESN has consistently been one of the top-rated regional sports networks in the country with award-winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage. The network is delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England region and an additional 5 million homes nationally as NESN National. For five consecutive years Forbes Magazine has ranked NESN as one of the 10 Most Valuable Sports Business Brands in the World. NESN.com is one of the Top 12 sports web sites in the U.S. NESN’s social responsibility program, NESN Connects, is proud to support and connect its employees with charitable organizations in our communities. NESN is owned by Fenway Sports Group (owners of the Boston Red Sox) and Delaware North (owners of the Boston Bruins).

FOX25 Boston Media Contact:
Karen Levy
Creative Services Director
781-467-1470
Karen.Levy@coxinc.com

NESN Media Contact:
Gary A. Roy
Marketing & Communications Manager
617-536-9233
groy@NESN.com
Twitter: @NESNGaryRoy

Source: NESN

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