(New York, NY) - Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) today announced that it will carry over 100 LA Dodgers, LA Angels and Texas Rangers games in Spanish in local team markets in 2010. Fox Sports Networks will produce the games in Spanish for distribution by local Time Warner Cable systems to its customers.
“We are very pleased to be able to provide these games in Spanish to our customers in Texas and LA,” said David Proper, Vice President of Programming for Time Warner Cable. “We are constantly looking for ways to improve our products and we believe these games provide a unique opportunity to better serve our Spanish-speaking customers.”
For the 2010 season, Time Warner Cable Digital Basic customers in Los Angeles will enjoy 39 Dodgers and 32 Angels games in Spanish on channel 858. The Play-by-Play Announcer for the Dodgers games will be Jaime Jarrin, the Dodgers Spanish radio announcer. The Analyst will be Manny Mota, who spent 20 years as a MLB player, and enters his 30th season as a coach with the Dodgers. The Play-by-Play Announcer for the Angels games will be Jose Mota, son of former MLB player and current Dodgers coach, Manny Mota. The Analyst will be Jose Tolentino, a former Houston Astros first baseman and Mexican National team head coach during '09 World Baseball Classic.
In Texas, Digital Basic customers will enjoy 43 Rangers games in Spanish on channel 889 (Corpus Christi 99). The Play-by-play announcer will be Victor Villalba, who is also a Spanish language radio play-by-play announcer for Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Cowboys. The Analyst will be former Texas Rangers pitcher Jose Guzman.
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