2011 Red Sox Radio Network

The Shaw’s WEEI Red Sox Radio Network looks much the same as it has for the last few seasons as Dave O’Brien and Joe Castiglione return for their 5th season together in the booth as the primary announcers for Boston Red Sox baseball.  In the absence of either O’Brien or Castiglione you will hear from fill-in’s Dale Arnold and Jon Rish.  All the games will be broadcast from the team’s flagship station WEEI-AM 850 in Boston to it’s network affiliates through out New England, New York, Florida, Colorado and Wyoming.  As well as having all the home games carried along the XM Satellite Radio network.

Castiglione, a Hamden CT native, joined to Red Sox broadcasts in 1983 and has worked with such luminaries as Bob Starr, Ken Coleman and Jerry Trupiano in his this his 29th season.  Castiglione, who grew up a Yankees fan, has become well known in Red Sox lore for his call f the final out of the 2004 World Series which ended the team 86 year drought without a championship.  When he is not in the radio booth you can usually find Castiglione teaching sports broadcasting at Northeastern University.  Joe has also called games for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians and Milwaukee Brewers in his career.

O”Brien, a New Hampshire native who enters his 5th season in Shaw’s WEEI booth, is probably the most familiar amongst the Red Sox radio crew for the non-Red Sox or non-baseball fan in the crowd due to his heavy schedule with ESPN.  In addition to his Red Sox duties, Obie does the Wednesday night games for ESPN with former Red Sox shortstop and AL Batting Champion Nomar Garciaparra.  O’Brien prior to joining the Red Sox was the play-by-play announcer for the Florida Marlins radio network from 1993 to 2001 when he left to go to ESPN where in addition to baseball he has called World Cup Soccer, college basketball, NBA,  MLS and the women’s college basketball Final Four.  He has also called games for the New York Mets, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Falcons and the University of Georgia.

Arnold, who for many years was the mid day voice of WEEI is now the main fill-in for Red Sox baseball.  In the absence of either O’Brien or Castiglione, Arnold will come in to pinch hit.  In the past Arnold has done play-by-play for the Boston Bruins, New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, New England Revolution and Boston Red Sox.  He is the only person to have called games for all five pro Boston area franchises.  Arnold, a Maine native, got his start in sports calling Maine Mariners AHL Hockey games and then moved to the NHL calling games for two years for the New Jersey Devils before coming back to New England to do the Patriots games on the radio.

Rish is entering his 6th season hosting the Red Sox pre-game and post-game shows on the Red Sox Radio Network, he also handles “”Sox Talk”  the call in show that airs during rain delays in the game.  In addition, Rish is one of the fill ins for Sox games in the absence of O’Brien or Castiglione.  In addition to WEEI, Rish has worked at ESPN Radio in Bristol CT as a radio Sports Center anchor, and hosted studio programming for major league baseball and the bowl championship series.  He was also the play-by-play announcer for Boston College Eagle’s men’s hockey and women’s basketball.

Over the air the Red Sox Radio Network has nearly 80 stations in 10 states.

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Here is a list of all the affiliates for the Shaw’s WEEI Red Sox Radio Network in 2011:

WQUN 1220AM  New Haven
WTIC 1080AM  Hartford
WILI 1400AM  Willimantic
WINY 1350AM  Putnam
WGCH 1490AM  Greenwich

WEEI 850AM Boston
WCRN 830AM  Worcester
WVEI 1440AM  Worcester
WSAR 1480 AM  Fall River
WBEC 1420 AM  Pittsfield
WHMP 1400AM  Northampton
WHMQ 1240AM  Greenfield
WNAW 1230AM  North Adams
WVEI 105.5FM  Springfield
WBSM 1420AM  New Bedford
WPKZ 1280AM  Fitchburg
WMRC 1490AM  Milford
WXTK 95.1FM  West Yarmouth
WBOQ 104.9FM  Beverly

Rhode Island
WEEI 103.7FM  Providence

New Hampshire
WEMJ 1490AM  Laconia
WFTN 1240AM  Franklin
WPNH 1300AM  Plymouth
WQSO 96.7FM  Rochester
WTSL 1400AM  Hanover
WKBK 1290AM  Keene
WASR 1420AM  Wolfeboro
WTPL 107.7FM  Hillsboro
WLTN 1400AM  Littleton
WKNE 103.7FM  Keene
WMOU 1230AM  Berlin
WGAM 1250AM  Manchester
WGHM 900AM  Nashua
WCNL 1010AM  Newport
WNTK 99.7FM  New London
WCFR 1480AM  New London

WRED 1440AM  Westbrook
WLOB 1310AM  Portland
WZON 620AM  Bangor
WCME 96.7FM  Camden
WRKD 1450AM  Rockland  
WJJB 96.3FM  Gray
WPEI 95.9FM  Saco
WGEI 95.5FM  Topsham
WDEA 1370AM  Ellsworth
WHOU 100.1FM  Houlton
WKTJ 99.3FM  Farmington
WIGY 97.5FM  Madison
WTBM 100.7FM  Norway
WOXO 92.7FM  Norway
WDME 103.1FM  Dover/Foxcroft
WQDY 92.7FM  Calais
WFAU 1280AM  Augusta
WSYY 1240AM  Millinocket
WALZ 95.3FM  Machias
WEGP 1390AM  Presque Isle

WMXR 93.9FM  Woodstock
WDEV 550AM  Waterbury
WDEV 96.1FM  Waterbury
WJOY 1230AM  Burlington
WKVT 1490AM  Brattleboro
WRSA 1420AM  St. Albans
WFAD 1490AM  Middlebury
WSTJ 1340AM  St. Johnsbury
WSYB 1380AM  Rutland
WIKE 1490AM  Newport
WBTN 1370AM  Bennington
WLVB 93.9FM  Morrisville
WTSJ 1320AM Randolph

New York
WTLA 1200AM/97.7FM Syracuse
WSGO 1440AM/100.1FM Oswego
WIZR 930AM Johnstown

KVRH 1340AM Salida

WWCN 770AM  Ft. Myers
Seaview 960 AM Palm Beach Garden

KJAX 93.3FM  Jackson

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