OAKLAND, Calif. — NBC Sports California today announced that it will air 159 of the Oakland A’s 162 regular season games this season, starting with the Club’s season opener on Friday, April 8, at 12:05 p.m. PT.
The A’s game versus the Texas Rangers on Friday, April 22, will air exclusively on Apple TV+. Two games will also air exclusively on FOX (July 30 versus White Sox, Aug. 20 versus Seattle).
NBC Sports California’s A’s telecasts feature Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Glen Kuiper (play-by-play) and former A’s pitcher Dallas Braden (color analyst). NBC Sports California and the A’s will honor Ray Fosse throughout 2022. The Club plans to unveil their season-long tributes to Ray during their Opening Night game on April 18 when they host the Orioles.
Prior to the games, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews, and in-depth game preview on A’s Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, A’s Postgame Live will give viewers a complete game breakdown with stats, highlights, interviews, and a preview of the next game. A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live are anchored by Brodie Brazil and feature A’s alumni Dave Stewart, Bip Roberts, and Shooty Babitt as analysts.
Every A’s game this season will also be broadcast on A’s Cast, the Club’s 24/7 audio streaming station and official home of A’s audio content. Fans in the Bay Area can also listen to the games on Bloomberg 960AM. Ken Korach will return for his 27th season with the A’s and his 17th as the team’s lead radio announcer, pairing with Vince Cotroneo, who will begin his 17th season with the Club.
The A’s daily live sports talk show, A’s Cast Live, hosted by Chris Townsend, will begin at 4 p.m. PT for all weekday evening games this season. Fans can also listen to the A’s Total Access Pregame Show with Chris Townsend 55 minutes prior to every first pitch, plus the A’s Clubhouse Postgame Show immediately following every game. A’s Multimedia Journalist Jessica Kleinschmidt will also join the A’s Cast crew this season.
The A’s Cast station is free for fans in most of Northern California and can be accessed in one click at athletics.com/ascast. A’s fans outside the Bay Area can continue to catch games on the A’s Radio Network, which includes KHTK–AM 1140 in Sacramento and 11 other radio affiliates throughout Northern California and can listen to A’s Cast on-demand material for free at athletics.com/podcasts.
Spanish-language broadcasts will be available for 60 A’s home games this season, including all weekday evening games and select weekend games, on KIQI (1010 AM, San Francisco) and KATD (990 AM, Pittsburg). Amaury Pi-González returns for his 29th season with the A’s and 45th season overall in MLB; he will be joined by Manolo Hernández-Douen, who will begin his 14th season as an A’s analyst.