Audacy Launches “Baltimore Baseball Tonight” on 105.7 The Fan
PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 24, 2022 – Audacy will launch “Baltimore Baseball Tonight,” a new show on 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM) focused on Baltimore’s professional baseball team. Hosted by station midday show host Bob Haynie, Orioles legends Bill Ripken and Mike Bordick, former Orioles Vice President of Baseball Operations Jim Duquette, and 105.7 The Fan’s Orioles beat reporter Cordell Woodland, the show will preview that night’s upcoming game, while diving into the latest news and storylines surrounding the team.
Beginning Opening Day on April 7, the show will air at 6:00 p.m. ET on game nights and broadcast live from Pickles Pub across the street from the stadium when the team is home. When the team is on the road, the show will be live from various locations, including the 105.7 The Fan studios.
“‘Baltimore Baseball Tonight’ will give fans an in-depth preview of the Baltimore professional baseball team throughout the season and bring them closer to the game than ever before,” said Tracy Brandys, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Audacy Baltimore. “We’re also extremely excited to get back out with the fans at Pickles Pub and share our collective passion for the team alongside Bob, Bill, Mike, Jim and Cordell – five individuals who have decades of insight on the team.”
Bob Haynie has been with 105.7 The Fan for over a decade. Since 2016, Haynie has served as the co-host of “Vinny & Haynie,” weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET. A native of Baltimore, Haynie hosted “Orioles Baseball Tonight” on 105.7 The Fan with former Orioles players Ross Grimsley and Joe Orsulak from 2012 to 2020.
Bill Ripken played 12 seasons in the major leagues, including seven with the Orioles where he played alongside his father Cal Sr. and brother Cal Jr. in 1987 and 1988. Ripken is currently a studio analyst for MLB Network.
Mike Bordick played 14 major league seasons, including six with the Orioles. He set records for most consecutive error-less games (110) and chances (543) by a shortstop. He was elected to the Orioles Hall of Fame in 2011.
Jim Duquette was hired by the Orioles in 2005 as the team’s Vice President of Baseball Operations. Prior to working with the team, Duquette was the General Manager for the New York Mets. He is currently a host on SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio.
Cordell Woodland returns to 105.7 The Fan after previously serving as afternoon drive producer from 2020 to 2021. He departed that role to join his alma mater, Morgan State University’s, WEAA, as Ravens beat reporter.
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