Friday, April 7, 2017

Chicago Radio: CBS Taking Stations To Ballpark

On Monday, April 10, coinciding with the Chicago Cubs home opener, CBS RADIO Chicago will broadcast live from Wrigley Field with on-air personalities on-site and conduct a series of live events for fans of the 2016 World Series Champions to enjoy.

From 5:00 AM to 7:00 PM, just before the opening pitch, 670 The Score (WSCR-AM), B96 (WBBM-FM), 93XRT (WXRT-FM), US99 (WUSN-FM) and 104.3 K-HITS (WJMK-FM) will be entertaining game attendees and fans. Additionally, 670 The Score’s Ron Coomer will be reporting on-field during the opening ceremonies and for the raising of the 2016 World Series Championship Banner.

“We’re looking forward to incorporating our five radio stations at the Cubs home opener where we will host a day of fun and engaging live broadcasts and events for our collective fans and listeners,” said Tim Pohlman, Senior Vice President/Market Manager, CBS RADIO Chicago. “We value our continued relationship with the Chicago Cubs organization as the exclusive radio home of this amazing team, providing our audience the ability to join us on what we hope is the road to another World Series Championship!”

CBS RADIO Chicago’s full schedule of events (All events are free and open to the public except where noted):
  • 5:00 AM-6:00 PM: 670 The Score will have live updates with Mike Esposito (5:00 AM-9:00 AM), Julie DiCaro (9:00 AM-1:00 PM), and Matt Abbatacola (1:00 PM-6:00 PM) from the Park at Wrigley*
  • 5:00 AM-9:00 AM: 670 The Score Live Broadcast with The Mully and Hanley Show from The BlueCross BlueShield Performance Stage, with a live cooking segment inside the CBS RADIO Culinary Kitchen; open to on-air winners and guests
  • 5:00 AM-10:00 AM: K-Hits Live Broadcast with Dave Fogel from the Wrigley Field press box; by invitation only
  • 5:30 AM-10:00 AM: B96 Live Broadcast with The J Show from the Park at Wrigley*
  • 9:00 AM-1:00 PM: 670 The Score Live Broadcast with The Spiegel and Parkins Show from Yard House inside New City located at 1457 N. Halsted Street
  • 10:00 AM-3:00 PM: US99 will have live updates with Kasper from the Park at Wrigley*
  • 1:00 PM-6:30 PM: 670 The Score Live Broadcast with Jason Goff, Joe Ostrowski and Barry Rozner (1:00 PM-5:00 PM), a special pre-game show with Laurence Holmes and Mark Grote (5:00PM-6:00PM) and Mark Grote doing a solo pre-game show (6:00 PM-6:30 PM) at Houndstooth Saloon located at 3369 N. Clark Street
  • 1:00-7:00 PM: 93XRT Live Broadcast and Webcast with Jason Thomas (1:00-3:00 PM), Marty Lennartz (3:00-5:00 PM), Marty Lennartz and Lin Brehmer (5:00-7:00 PM) from Yak-Zies located at 3710 N. Clark Street. Live performances include Waco Brothers, Split Single, The Shelters, Toronzo Cannon and Tributosaurus, plus a special guest appearance from 93XRT's A Regular Guy
  • 3:00-7:00 PM: B96 will have live updates with Tyler from Casey Moran’s located at 3660 N. Clark Street
  • 3:00-7:00 PM: US99 Live Broadcast with Stylz & Roman from John Barleycorn located at 3524 N. Clark Street with a live acoustic concert from Trent Harmon (5:30-6:00 PM)
  • 6:30-7:00 PM: 670 The Score Live Broadcast with Pat Hughes and Len Kasper from the 670 the Score Broadcast Booth at Wrigley Field; by invitation only
*Live updates will occur on the south end of the Park at Wrigley located between Clark Street and Waveland Avenue and is open to the public. At 3:00 PM, only ticketed patrons will be allowed in the Park at Wrigley.
All Cubs Radio games can be heard on 670 The Score with Pat Hughes and Ron Coomer over-the-air, online at, or through the app for mobile devices.

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