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Personnel news in Bowie, Frederick

Frederick KeysTwo broadcaster moves to note: Adam Pohl is the new voice of the Bowie Baysox (Class AA; Eastern League), while Geoff Arnold replaces him as on the Frederick Keys (High Class A; Carolina League) radio team.

Arnold is also the new Broadcasting and Public Relations Manager for the Keys. In this role, Arnold will work as one of the team’s radio broadcasters and serve as the primary liaison to the media. He succeeds Adam Pohl, who was hired as the new radio broadcaster for the Bowie Baysox in January. Pohl spent seven seasons with the ballclub (2007-13).

Arnold will work alongside Doug Raftery on Keys broadcasts. A veteran game-caller with time in independent and summer collegiate baseball, Raftery became a member of the Keys family in November. Since that time, he has worked as a sponsorship sales account manager for the club. Arnold and Raftery will collaborate on all Frederick home broadcasts, while the pair will split road broadcast duties.

“On behalf of the entire Frederick Keys organization we are certainly very excited to have Geoff and Doug on our team,” said Keys GM Dave Ziedelis. “Each brings a solid background in baseball as well as individual knowledge of the Carolina League and the Frederick area.”

A native of Berwyn, PA, Arnold spent the 2013 season as the Assistant Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations for the Wilmington Blue Rocks (High Class A; Carolina League). There, he served as one of team’s radio voices, and helped coordinate club media efforts. Prior to his time in Wilmington, Arnold held a similar role with the Frisco RoughRiders (Class AA; Texas League) He graduated from Dickinson College in 2010. 

Raftery comes to the Keys after spending two years with the Eau Claire Express (summer collegiate; Northwoods League. During his tenure with the Express, he worked as the team’s Director of Broadcasting and Media Sales. A 2012 graduate of Hood College, Raftery has also called games for the Florence Freedom (independent; Frontier League) and the Rockbridge Rapids (summer collegiagte; Valley Baseball League. He is originally from Brick, N.J. 


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