A station from across the US border in Mexico has been the home of Major League Baseball’s San Diego Padres franchise, and it will retain the broadcast rights to the team for the 2012 season. The station is owed by Broadcast Corporation of the Americas.
XEPRS-AM 1090 brings 50 kW of power to the task of getting play-by-play baseball action to fans of the National League team.
“We enjoyed our proud eight year association with the San Diego Padres and look forward to bringing our loyal fans and long-time listeners a renewed commitment to our outstanding coverage of spring training and the regular season for 2012,” said XX 1090’s VP/GM Tex Meyer.
According to the North County Times, a former player will be added to the broadcast team to add perspective to the broadcasters. Bob Scanlan will be joining Ted Leitner, Andy Masur and Jerry Coleman in the booth.