June 27, 2013 –The Buffalo Bisons announced today that the radio home for Toronto Blue Jays baseball, Sportsnet 590 The FAN will carry the live broadcast of eight Buffalo Bisons games during the summer of 2013.
The simulcast schedule will begin on Monday, July 1 as the Bisons, the new Triple-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, face the Charlotte Knights (7:15 p.m.).
“We’re very pleased to bring the excitement and fun of Bisons Baseball to the fans of our new Major League partner in Toronto and throughout Ontario,” said Mike Buczkowski, Vice President/General Manager of the Buffalo Bisons. “The Bisons represent the very promising future of the Blue Jays and this is a great opportunity for fans to follow our great players before they arrive in Toronto.”
Each broadcast will feature “The Voice of the Bisons,” Ben Wagner as well as the color commentary of Buffalo Baseball Hall of Famer, Duke McGuire. Pat Malacaro from WGR Sportsradio 550 AM in Buffalo is also a member of the Bisons broadcasting team.
Sportsnet 590 The FAN is the home of the Toronto Blue Jays and unanimous radio destination for Toronto sports fans. An official broadcaster of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors and Toronto FC, it boasts a lineup that includes Canada’s most-listened to sports afternoon drive show – Prime Time Sports – and features the top sports personalities in the country.
Here is the eight-game Bisons schedule to air live on Sportsnet 590 The FAN.
Monday, July 1 (7:15 p.m.) Bisons at Charlotte Knights (Chicago White Sox)
Saturday, July 6 (7:05 p.m.) Bisons vs. Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals)
Thursday, July 11 (7:05 p.m.) Bisons at Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia Phillies)
Thursday, July 18 (7:05 p.m.) Bisons vs. Toledo Mud Hens (Detroit Tigers)
Saturday, July 20 (7:05 p.m.) Bisons vs. Toledo Mud Hens (Detroit Tigers)
Saturday, July 27 (7:00 p.m.) Bisons at Toledo Mud Hens (Detroit Tigers)
Monday, Aug. 19 (7:05 p.m.) Bisons at Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox)
Saturday, Aug. 31 (7:05 p.m.) Bisons at Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota Twins)