Nash Icon 98.9 to Carry all Worcester Red Sox Games in 2021

by | Mar 9, 2020 | Headlines, Sports, WooSox

WORCESTER – Fans will be able to catch all of the action from the Worcester Red Sox next season over the radio at Nash Icon 98.9 FM.

Starting this season, Pawtucket Red Sox games will be aired in the Worcester area on Nash Icon. Beginning in 2021, Nash Icon will become the flagship station of the Worcester Red Sox and will air all weekday and weeknight games.

Weekend games in 2021 will air on 100 FM The Pike.

The “WooSox” will participate in the production and promotion of all three Cumulus station in Central Mass. — Nash Icon, The Pike and WXLO FM.

“We have been listening to our fans in Central Massachusetts, and they are telling us they are eager to listen to our games on radio right now,” said PawSox President Dr. Charles Steinberg. “We thank the Cumulus Media Worcester family of stations—from Nash Icon to The Pike to WXLO—for their enthusiasm in presenting the games, the players, and the personalities of WooSox Baseball.”

“Cumulus is thrilled to partner with the WooSox,” said Bob Goodell, Regional Vice President & Market Manager of Cumulus Radio Station Group. “With the great audiences of Nash Icon, The Pike, and WXLO, we look forward to connecting in cool and innovative ways with the phenomenal fans of the Worcester Red Sox.”

Longtime play-by-play announcer for the Boston Red Sox’ Portland Sea Dogs Double-A affiliate, Ashland native and Grafton resident Mike Antonellis will join Josh Maurer and Jim Cain this season in calling the action of the PawSox.

In 2020, Nash Icon will broadcast all 140 regular-season PawSox games, potential playoff games, as well as the July 15 Triple-A All-Star Game and the September 22 Triple-A National Championship Game.  Nash is a central part of a franchise-record 10 stations along the PawSox Radio Network led by 920 AM and 104.7 FM WHJJ in Providence, RI.

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