FOX SPORTS NORTH ANNOUNCES NEW ADDITION TO BROADCAST TEAM FOR THE 2018 MINNESOTA TWINS SEASON
FOX Sports North, in conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, today unveiled the broadcast team for the network’s 2018 baseball season, which is highlighted by the addition of a new analyst – former Twins star Justin Morneau.
Morneau will make an appearance during the first intermission of tonight’s Wild telecast on FOX Sports North to discuss his new role. Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Dick Bremer enters his 35th season in the booth with an impressive lineup of Twins alumni, including National Baseball Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven and four-time World Series champion and 2018 National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Jack Morris, along with ‘87 Twins World Series champion Roy Smalley and former Twins stand outs Torii Hunter and LaTroy Hawkins, now Justin Morneau. Justin played fourteen seasons in the major leagues, eleven with the Twins, has appeared in three All Star Games and won the American League MVP in 2006.
2018 FOX Sports North MLB Broadcast Team:
Dick Bremer, Play-by-Play
Bert Blyleven, Analyst
Jack Morris, Analyst
Roy Smalley, Analyst
Torii Hunter, Analyst
LaTroy Hawkins, Analyst
Justin Morneau, Analyst
Tim Laudner, Twins Live Analyst
Audra Martin, Sideline Reporter
Marney Gellner, Sideline Reporter
Kevin Gorg, Sideline Reporter
Tom Hanneman, Twins Live Host
Anthony LaPanta, Twins Live Host
Also contributing to FOX Sports North’s Twins coverage as sideline reporters during the 2018 season are Audra Martin, Kevin Gorg and Marney Gellner.
Twins Live presented by CenturyLink, the network’s half-hour pre and postgame show, returns with hosts Tom Hanneman and Anthony LaPanta with ‘87 Twins World Series champion Tim Launder serving as primary analyst.
The network’s coverage of the 2018 season starts on Feb. 22 with the first of eleven televised spring training games. The regular season broadcast schedule will be announced at a later date.
FOX Sports North reaches more than 2 million homes throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and North and South Dakota and telecasts nearly 2,600 hours of locally produced programming per year. For more information about the Emmy Award-winning regional sports network, visit: www.foxsportsnorth.com.