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Suns, 102.3 The Beach Sign Radio Deal

The Jacksonville Suns (Class AA; Southern League) have a flagship station for 2016, as the team has signed a deal with 102.3 The Beach. The agreement between the Suns Baseball Network and the  Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting Corporation ensures that all 140 regular season games will be heard on 102.3 FM, which would also air any potential playoff contests. (more…)

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Wheeler, Matthews out as Phillies broadcasters

One unfortunate side effect of the Philadelphia Phillies’ new broadcast deal with NBCUniversal and Comcast SportsNet: broadcasters Chris Wheeler and Gary Matthews will be replaced. The longest-tenured member of the Phillies broadcast team, Wheeler has done play-by-play and color analysis for the team. He began in the Phillies’ PR department and later joined the legendary […]

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In memoriam: Frank Gilhooley

Frank Gilhooley, the voice of the Toledo Mud Hens (Class AAA; International League) from 1987 through 2008, passed away Friday while in hospice care. He was 86. Gilhooley‘s history with the Mud Hens began in 1937, when as a young man he served as a bat boy for the team. He entered broadcasting after playing […]

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