Time Warner Cable will carry more than 100 Major League baseball games in Spanish in Los Angeles and Texas.
The nation's No. 2 cable operator will present Los Angeles Dodgers and Angels contest and Texas Rangers games produced by Fox Sports Networks. Deal terms were not disclosed.
"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, in a statement. "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 can watch 39 Dodgers and 32 Angels games in Spanish on channel 858. Jaime Jarrin, the Dodgers' Spanish radio announcer, will be on the play-by-play call, joined by Manny Mota, who spent 20 years as a MLB player, and enters his 30th season as a coach with the Dodgers.
Mota's son, Jose, will call the Angels'' action, with analyst Jose Tolentino, the former Houston Astros first baseman and Mexican National team head coach during the 2009 World Baseball Classic.
In Texas, digital-basic customers will have access to 43 Rangers games in Spanish on channel 889 (Corpus Christi 99). The play-by-play man is Victor Villalba, who also serves as the 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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