TEXAS RANGERS HALL OF FAMER MICHAEL YOUNG JOINS BROADCAST
FRISCO, Texas (June 15, 2017) – Mike Napoli and Carlos Gomez from the Texas Rangers are scheduled to play for the Frisco RoughRiders tonight in Major League rehabilitation assignments. The game against the San Antonio Missions is being televised by FOX Sports Southwest, with airtime at 7 p.m.
Gomez began his rehab assignment with the Riders on Wednesday night, going 0-3 against the Missions. Napoli is scheduled to join the RoughRiders for tonight’s second game of the series.
The game will air locally in the Dallas-Fort Worth market, as well as San Antonio and throughout the FOX Sports Southwest region. The broadcast is also available on FOX Sports GO. Jared Sandler is handling play-by-play duties alongside Texas Rangers Hall of Famer Michael Young and sideline reporter Ashlea Bullington. Texas Rangers assistant general manager Jayce Tingler is joining the broadcast during the game to discuss the organization’s minor league system.
FOX Sports Southwest has a 10-game broadcast package with the RoughRiders this season. The full broadcast schedule can be found at www.RidersBaseball.com/TV.
The second game of the series between the RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, and the Missions (San Diego Padres) is Thirsty Thursday, as fans can enjoy $1 domestic draft beers, $2 craft and import beers, $3 Stella Rosa wine and $1 Dr Pepper products from 6-8 p.m. The Choctaw Lazy River Pool Party is also tonight, and for just $39 fans can float the river and enjoy an all-you-can-eat menu featuring hot dogs, brats, peanuts, chips and Dr Pepper products, along with $1 beers from 6-8pm.
Gates for all home games open an hour before first pitch (90 minutes early for Founders Members). Tickets to tonight’s game and future games at Dr Pepper Ballpark, including the 2017 Texas League All-Star Game presented by McAfee on Tuesday, June 27, are available at RidersBaseball.com, (972) 731-9200 and the RoughRiders Ticket Office.
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