Sarasota sports talker WTMY 1280 AM, now known as “Fox Sports Sarasota” announced that it has reached an agreement with the Sarasota High baseball program to broadcast all of the Sailors’ remaining regularly scheduled home games and select road contests this season.
Fox Sports Sarasota will broadcast at least 12 Sarasota Sailors games. In addition to the Sailors’ March 25 opener in the 2013 Sarasota Baseball Classic, the broadcast package includes road games at Manatee (March 1), Braden River (March 19) and Lakewood Ranch (April 27).
Announcers include Steve Huggins and Jose Vasquez. Vasquez was drafted by the Rockies in the 16th round of the 2000 MLB First-Year Player Draft following his graduation from Booker.
Under the direction of school athletic director and head coach Clyde Metcalf, the Sarasota Sailors baseball program is considered one of the best in the country.
Fox Sports Sarasota Broadcast Schedule for the 2013 Sarasota High baseball team:
(All games at 7 p.m., unless noted)
Feb. 26 – Charlotte
March 1 – at Manatee
March 8 – Braden River
March 12 – Venice
March 19 – at Braden River
March 22 – Manatee
March 25 – Sarasota Baseball Classic
April 12 – Berkeley Prep
April 13 – Dunedin, 3 p.m.
April 16 – Tampa Jesuit
April 17 – at Lakewood Ranch
April 18 - Riverview
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