Bisons Radio Network to include WGR, WBEN in 2009
The Buffalo Bisons, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, today announced that the Bisons Radio Network will include "Game of the Week" broadcasts on WGR Sportsradio 550 and Newsradio 930 WBEN during the 2009 season.
WBEN will air all 22 Sunday Bisons games this year, starting with the Herd's game against the Pawtucket Red Sox on Sunday, April 12 (1:05 p.m.). WGR will feature a Bisons "Game of the Week," with a schedule being announced at a later date.
The broadcasts on WBEN and WGR will not affect the radio schedule for the Bisons flagship station, Entercom's WWKB 1520 "A New Voice." All 144 Bisons games will continue to be aired on WWKB as well as the Triple-A All-Star game on Wednesday, July 15 from Portland, OR and any potential post season games.
"We look forward to this expanded relationship with our partners at Entercom Radio," said Mike Buczkowski, Vice President, General Manager of the Buffalo Bisons. "Both WGR and WBEN represent a strong voice in our community and will help us deliver the excitement of Bisons Baseball to even more of our fans in Western New York."
"The Buffalo Bisons are a big part of Western New York's Spring and Summer season entertainment, and we are excited to extend the reach of their radio broadcasts to WBEN and WGR," said Greg Ried, Vice President/General Manager of Entercom Buffalo.
All Bisons games will continue to be available for free on the official website home of the team: bisons.com. The WGR "Game of the Week" schedule will begin at the conclusion of the NHL season.
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