Phillies radio announcer Scott Franzke shifting to TV booth for 2nd straight weekend
The Philadelphia Phillies’ broadcast booth is set to get mixed up for the 2nd straight weekend.
Tom McCarthy will be out of the Phillies’ TV booth on Saturday and Sunday, as he’s set to call the Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars game on CBS Sports with Tiki Barber.
Scott Franzke will hop from the radio booth over to the TV booth once again for play-by-play on Saturday and Sunday, with Ben Davis as his color commentator for the two games on NBC Sports Philadelphia.
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Tom McCarthy’s son, Pat McCarthy, will take the reigns of the radio booth for the second-straight weekend, calling play-by-play alongside Michael Bourn for the final two games of the Atlanta Braves series.
In a conversation with Tim Kelly of Phillies Nation, TMac said he won’t call his originally scheduled Week 4 game on September 29th due to the Phillies being in a potential clinching opportunity by then.
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Tom McCarthy has been with the Phillies since 2001, taking a slight break from the years of 2006-2007. TMac started off in ’01 as a radio pre and postgame host and took over play-by-play in 2009 when Harry Kalas passed away.
Up Next for the Phillies
The Phils go for the sweep tonight against the Miami Marlins. Noah Syndergaard is on the bump.