Tampa Bay Rays Radio Network

The Tampa Bay Rays Radio Network is a 21-station radio network (19 A.M, 2 F.M. plus 2 F.M. translators) in the southeastern United States and Pennsylvania that broadcasts baseball games and related programming for the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball. Additionally, there is a 2-station Spanish language network which brings the number of radio stations carrying the Tampa Bay Rays to 23. Since 2009, WDAE/620 in St. Petersburg, Florida, has served as the flagship station for the network.[1]

In addition, WGES/680 in St. Petersburg, Florida airs games in Spanish but is not part of the network.[2]

Announcers

Andy Freed has been part of the Rays Radio Network since 2005 after spending time with the Pawsox Radio Network as an announcer there as well as the Trenton Thunder.

Dave Wills also started with the Rays Radio Network in 2005 after 11 years with the Chicago White Sox. He has been broadcasting sports since 1991 when he was the first announcer for the Kane County Cougars.

Neil Solondz joined the Rays Radio Network for the 2012 season as pregame and postgame show host. He spent the last eight years as play-by-play broadcaster for the Durham Bulls, the Rays Triple-A affiliate. Solondz also had several stints filling in as Rays pregame and postgame show host the previous two seasons.

On the Spanish broadcasts, Ricardo Tavaras does play-by-play and Enrique Oliu provides color commentary.

Stations

Flagships (2 stations + 1 translator)

  • WDAE/620: St. Petersburg (2009-)
  • W237CW/95.3: St. Petersburg (rebroadcasts WDAE)
  • WGES/680: St. Petersburg (Spanish)

Affiliates (24 stations)

Florida

CityCallsignFrequency
ApalachicolaWOCY106.5 FM
Altamonte Springs/OrlandoWORL660 AM
Apopka/OrlandoWBZW1520 AM
Avon ParkWFHT1390 AM
BrooksvilleWWJB1450 AM
W280DK103.9 FM
W223CK92.5 FM
CocoaWKQK1300 AM
Dade CityWDCF1350 AM
Daytona BeachWELE1380 AM
EnglewoodWTZB105.9 FM
GainesvilleWRUF850 AM
HomosassaWXJB99.9 FM
Fort MyersWFSX1240 AM
InglisWXZC104.3 FM
Jacksonville (Limited)WJXL92.5 FM
1010 AM
LakelandWONN1230 AM
NaplesWNOG1270 AM
Orlando W288CJ 105.5 FM
Panama CityWLTG1430 AM
Punta Gorda/Port CharlotteWCCF1580 AM
SarasotaWSRQ1220 AM
W295BH106.9 FM
Tampa (Spanish)WAMA1550 AM
TampaWMTX100.7 HD2
Bayonet Point/New Port RicheyW256CT99.1 FM
Gulfport/St. PetersburgW233AV94.5 FM
Wesley Chapel SouthW275AZ102.9 FM
West Tampa/TampaW290BJ105.9 FM
ZephyrhillsWZHR1400 AM

Alabama

CityCallsignFrequency
Prattville (Montgomery)WIQR1410 AM

Pennsylvania

CityCallsignFrequency
HazletonWAZL1490 AM

Former affiliates

See also

References

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