The Orioles and CBS Radio's 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM), the flagship station of the Orioles Radio Network, have announced that 12 spring training games will be broadcast in 2016.
The schedule begins with the home opener against the Atlanta Braves on March 2 at 1:05 p.m., and includes six additional home games in Sarasota, Fla. Three of the 12 broadcasts will feature 30-minute pregame and postgame shows.
105.7 The Fan will again broadcast all 162 Orioles regular-season games this season. Longtime Orioles broadcaster Joe Angel returns for his 17th season and will be joined by veteran broadcaster Jim Hunter for most games. Fred Manfra also returns for his 24th season and will call select games. Former Orioles pitcher Ben McDonald and MASN broadcaster and Orioles Hall of Famer Mike Bordick will also join the radio broadcast team to provide analysis for several games this season.
Additionally, MASN previously announced that it will televise seven Orioles spring training games in 2016 on March 8, 10, 16, 20, 25, 29 and 30.
Here is the complete schedule of spring games to be aired live on 105.7 The Fan:
Wednesday, March 2 vs. Atlanta Braves, 1:05 p.m.
Friday, March 4 at Toronto Blue Jays, 1:07 p.m.
Saturday, March 5 vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, March 6 at Boston Red Sox, 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 8 vs. Boston Red Sox, 1:05 p.m.
Monday, March 14 vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 1:05 p.m.
Saturday, March 19 at Tampa Bay Rays, 1:05 p.m.
Sunday, March 20 vs. Tampa Bay Rays, 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday, March 23 at Pittsburgh Pirates, 1:05 p.m.
Wednesday, March 30 vs. Detroit Tigers, 6:05 p.m.*
Thursday, March 31 vs. Atlanta Braves, 3:05 p.m.*
Friday, April 1 at Philadelphia Phillies#, 6:05 p.m.*
# - Game to be played at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pa.
* - Includes 30-minute pregame and postgame shows