SAN FRANCISCO, CA – FOX Sports Net has announced that San Francisco Giants color analyst Mike Krukow will join the Oakland A’s broadcast team of Greg Papa and Ray Fosse for next Thursday’s interleague match-up. The July 13th telecast of the game between the A’s and Giants will begin at 6:30 PM with the pregame show hosted by Glen Kuiper.
“When the A’s and Giants play, it’s one of our most exciting games of the year,” said Ted Griggs, Vice President of Programming and Operations, FOX Sports Net Bay Area. “The game draws interest from fans of both teams on both sides of the Bay. We thought it would be fun to have an expert analyst from each team.”
Griggs added, “Ray and Mike are extremely valuable to our telecasts because of their long history with the A’s and Giants. They’re both passionate about their clubs and it will be interesting to see if they have different perspectives on the same play.”
FOX Sports Net is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., and the FOX Entertainment Group. FOX Sports Net now reaches more than 68 million homes nationwide.
Rainbow Sports, a division of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., has dedicated itself to “Home Team” fans for more than 20 years. Rainbow Sports incorporates all of Rainbow Media’s sports assets, including its 50 percent ownership of FOX Sports Net and FOX Sports National Advertising, majority ownership of the Madison Square Garden Properties, and the ownership and management of FOX Sports Net regional networks in six of the nation’s largest markets — Chicago, Florida, New England, New York, Ohio and San Francisco. MediaOne has a 50 percent interest in FOX Sports Net New England.
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