BREAKING NEWS : Baltomore Orioles announce 2024 new broadcast team

SARASOTA, Fla. — The Orioles announced this afternoon that Ben Wagner would join their broadcast team for the 2024 season.

Wagner has worked as a play-by-play announcer for Sportsnet and the Toronto Blue Jays Radio Network during the last six seasons. Prior to that, he played for the Jays’ Triple-A Buffalo Bisons for 11 seasons.

According to the press release, Wagner will appear on radio and select MASN broadcasts throughout the year.

Former Orioles Mike Devereaux, Brian Roberts, Brad Brach, and Dave Johnson will serve as guest analysts.

* Geoff Arnold returns for his fifth season as the Orioles’ lead radio play-by-play announcer.

* Kevin Brown will return for his sixth and third seasons as MASN’s lead television play-by-play announcer.

* Scott Garceau returns for his fourth consecutive season and 18th year with the club. Garceau will appear on television and radio in a number of positions, including play-by-play commentary and presenting pre- and post-game shows.

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* Brett Hollander will continue to provide in-game commentary for both MASN and the Orioles Radio Network. Hollander, who is in his fifth season with the club, will work as a play-by-play announcer, in-game reporter, and pre- and postgame show host.

* Rob Long will continue to appear on MASN as a pre- and post-game show host, as well as an in-game reporter. The 2024 season is his sixth year as an Oriole.

Former Orioles pitcher Ben McDonald, who is now in camp as a guest instructor, will return as an analyst for MASN telecasts. McDonald began making occasional appearances on the network and radio in 2010, before joining the broadcast team full-time in 2018.

* Melanie Newman begins her fifth season on the broadcast team. Newman will continue to appear on television and radio in a variety of positions, including play-by-play announcer, in-game reporter, and pre- and postgame show presenter.

* Jim Palmer, a Hall of Famer, will begin his 32nd season as a MASN analyst and 61st year with the Orioles organization.

Except for nationally televised games, every regular-season game will air on MASN or MASN2.

The Orioles Radio Network’s flagship stations, Hearst Baltimore’s 98 Rock FM and WBAL NewsRadio AM/FM, will continue to broadcast all 162 regular-season games across the 30-plus station network.

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