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D-backs Broadcasters

Steve Berthiaume
Steve Berthiaume
  • Begins his second season as D-backs television play-by-play voice on FOX Sports Arizona.
  • Spent 12 years at ESPN as a "SportsCenter" anchor from 1999-2005 and 2007-2012 as studio host for award-winning "Baseball Tonight" while also working as a play-by-play announcer for ESPN's league-wide MLB package as well as the College World Series Super Regional.
  • In 2006, worked for the New York Mets as SNY network studio host.
  • Spent three years as a sports anchor at CNN in Atlanta prior to joining ESPN.
  • Also worked for television affiliates in Connecticut, Florida, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Virginia.
  • Graduated from Boston's Emerson College in 1987 with Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism.
  • Grew up in Medfield, Mass...was born in Needham, Mass.
  • Steve and his wife, former ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor and women's basketball studio host Cindy Brunson, reside in the Valley.
Follow Steve on Twitter @BertDbacks

Greg Schulte
Greg Schulte
  • Embarks on his 17th season calling D-backs' games, having been with the team since its inception, and his eighth season with radio partner Tom Candiotti.
  • His unique home run call of "deep drive...warning track...wall...you can touch 'em all" is symbolic with D-backs radio broadcasts.
  • Will re-unite with Bob Brenly occasionally on 2013 telecasts, coming full-circle...in 1998-99, Schulte and Brenly partnered for three innings nightly on television.
  • His nickname "the Guv'nuh" was bestowed upon him by Brenly and Thom Brennaman.
  • Delivered the call of Luis Gonzalez's walk-off, ninth-inning single to win Game 7 of 2001 World Series over the New York Yankees.
  • Was behind the mic for many of Randy Johnson's historic achievements, including his perfect game on May 18, 2004 @ Braves, his 20-strikeout game, his 3,000th and 4,000th strikeout games and more.
  • In addition to Johnson's perfect game, has called a trio of no-hitters: D-backs' Edwin Jackson on June 25, 2010 @ Rays, Cardinals' Jose Jimenez on June 25, 1999 @ D-backs and Marlins' Anibal Sanchez on Sept. 6, 2006 vs. D-backs.
  • Has called numerous historic D-backs moments, including Aaron Hill's cycles on June 18 vs. Mariners and June 29 @ Brewers last season.
  • In recognition of his 2,000th D-backs' broadcast, the organization honored Schulte by distributing a bobblehead in his likeness to the first 15,000 fans on July 10, 2010 vs. Marlins.
  • Part of the Phoenix radio scene since 1979.
  • Spent 14 years at KTAR prior to joining the D-backs and was involved with nearly every major sports entity in the market.
  • Served 15 seasons with the Phoenix Suns, working alongsider Hall-of-FamerAl McCoy first as a producer then as a color commentator for the last two seasons.
  • Served as an analyst for Arizona State football and men's basketball and shared play-by-play duties for ASU baseball.
  • Was original pre- and post-game host for Arizona Cardinals broadcasts from 1988-90.
  • Prior to his arrival in Arizona, Schulte was sports director at WQUA in Moline, Ill., and also handled play-by-play duties for University of Iowa men's basketball.
  • Active in the community with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
  • He and his wife, Nancy, have two children, Scott and Stephanie, and reside in the Valley.

Bob Brenly
Bob Brenly
  • Begins his second season as D-backs' television analyst on FOX Sports Arizona broadcasts...was the club's original analyst from 1998-2000.
  • Spent the last eight seasons as an analyst for Chicago Cubs games.
  • Has also served as an analyst for TBS during the postseason and has worked three World Series, two All-Star Games and numerous Division Series and League Championship Series in the booth.
  • Managed the D-backs from 2001-04 and guided the franchise to its first World Championship in 2001...his .536 winning percentage is the highest in D-backs? history and his 303 victories rank second on the all-time list.
  • Played nine years in the Major Leagues with the San Francisco Giants (1981-89) and Toronto Blue Jays (1989) and was a career .247 hitter with 119 doubles, 91 homers and 333 RBI in 971 games.
  • He and his wife, Joan, live in Scottsdale...they have two children, Lacey and Michael. Michael has been a catcher in the Cubs organization since 2008 and spent last season at Double-A Tennessee.
  • Spent the last eight seasons as an analyst for Chicago Cubs games.
  • Has also served as an analyst for TBS during the postseason and has worked three World Series, two All-Star Games and numerous Division Series and League Championship Series in the booth.
  • Managed the D-backs from 2001-04 and guided the franchise to its first World Championship in 2001...his .536 winning percentage is the highest in D-backs' history and his 303 victories rank second on the all-time list.
  • Played nine years in the Major Leagues with the San Francisco Giants (1981-89) and Toronto Blue Jays (1989) and was a career .247 hitter with 119 doubles, 91 homers and 333 RBI in 971 games.
  • He and his wife, Joan, live in Scottsdale...they have two children, Lacey and Michael.
  • Michael has been a catcher in the Cubs organization since 2008 and spent last season at Double-A Tennessee.

Tom Candiotti
Tom Candiotti
  • Enters his ninth season as D-backs radio analyst...also fills in as an analyst on the D-backs' television broadcasts.
  • Former knuckleball pitcher went 151-164 with a 3.73 ERA and 1,735 strikeouts in 451 games during a 16-year Major League career with the Brewers (1983-84), Cleveland Indians (1986-91, 1999), Toronto Blue Jays (1991), Los Angeles Dodgers (1992-97) and Oakland Athletics (1998-99)...recorded 10 or more wins in seven different seasons.
  • Originally played for the independent Victoria Mussels in 1979...in 1980, had his contract purchased by Kansas City Royals then was claimed in the Rule 5 Draft by Milwaukee Brewers.
  • Posted a 72-65 record with the Indians during the 1980s, including his best season when he was 14-8 with a 3.28 ERA in 1988.
  • Was traded to the Blue Jays mid-way through 1991 season and went 6-7 with a 2.98 ERA during the pennant stretch while also making 2 starts in American League Championship Series.
  • Signed with the Dodgers as a free agent prior to the 1992 season and compiled a 52-64 mark despite having a 3.57 ERA in 6 seasons in Los Angeles.
  • Following his playing career, Served as a Special Assistant to the General Manager with the Indians from 2000-01.
  • Established his broadcasting credentials as an analyst with ESPN, both during MLB game coverage and on the set of "Baseball Tonight," from 2001-05...while with ESPN, also served as an analyst for the Little League World Series and wrote a column forESPN.com.
  • Was a color television analyst for the Blue Jays from 2002-05.
  • An accomplished bowler, was named to Professional Bowling Hall of Fame's celebrity wing in 2007 and regularly participates in Professional Bowlers Association Tour events in Arizona.
  • Appeared briefly in Billy Crystal's 2001 movie "61*" as pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm, who was known for throwing knuckleballs.
  • He resides in Paradise Valley...he has a daughter, Julie, and three boys, Brett, Casey and Clark.

Joe Garagiola, Sr.
Joe Garagiola

Joe Garagiola announced his retirement from broadcasting on February 20, 2013 after serving 15 seasons as a color analyst on select D-backs broadcasts on FOX Sports Arizona. He broadcast two innings on FOX Sports Arizona on April 14, 2013 before signing off the air for the last time. Garagiola has served 58 years in broadcasting and was inducted into the broadcaster's wing of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991. In 2009, the D-backs renamed the broadcast wing of the press box, as well as the home broadcast booth, at Chase Field in Garagiola's honor with a 50-foot timeline of his career, appropriately named the "Joe Garagiola Broadcast Wing & Booth." Last season, the D-backs and Garagiola dedicated a field in his honor in Flagstaff, Ariz. as part of the D-backs "Diamonds Back" field building program.

Garagiola made his Major League debut in 1946 with his hometown team, the St. Louis Cardinals. He enjoyed a nine-year Major League career as a catcher with the Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs and New York Giants. At age 29, Garagiola retired as a player and turned to broadcasting, calling games for the Cardinals, New York Yankees and California Angels. He also enjoyed an eight-year stint as a panelist on NBC's "Today" (1967-73, 1990-92). In addition to calling three All-Star Games, three National League Championship Series and three World Series, Garagiola was featured on NBC's Saturday "Game of the Week" for 15 years (1974-88), alongside Curt Gowdy, Tony Kubek and Vin Scully.


Jeff Munn
Jeff Munn
  • In his 14th season as a member of D-backs broadcast team, serving as the secondary radio play-by-play announcer and pre- and post-game show host on the team's broadcasts.
  • In January 2011, was named the Arizona Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association for his work with the D-backs and other teams in Phoenix.
  • Served as radio play-by-play voice for Arizona State women's basketball since 2004.
  • Filled in for Hall of Famer Al McCoy on select Suns' road broadcasts during 2010-11 season.
  • Served as play-by-play announcer for MLB Radio's coverage of Arizona Fall League in 2006.
  • Was the Phoenix Suns in-arena announcer for 12 seasons from 1991-2003.
  • Has been the stadium announcer for the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl since 1991, including five college football national championship games.
  • Has announced at several major sporting events, including the 1993 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, 1995 NBA All-Star Game, 2000 WNBA All-Star Game and 2001 World Series.
  • In 1996, was selected as one of four announcers for the basketball competition at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta and handled the announcing duties for the Men's gold medal game.
  • Began his broadcasting career as a senior at Carl Hayden High School and later announced games at Phoenix College in the late 1970s.
  • Majored in history at ASU.
  • Has two children, Patrick and Hayley, and resides in Tempe.

Oscar Soria
Oscar Soria
  • Enters his 17th full season with the D-backs, serving as the play-by-play voice of D-backs Spanish broadcasts for the 2014 season.
  • Also covers the D-backs by writing a daily column for El Imparcial, Hermosillo's daily newspaper...also writes a weekly column for La Estrella de Tucson.
  • 25-year veteran broadcaster for the Mexican Pacific League's Hermosillo Naranjeros.
  • Calls Mexican Pacific League and Caribbean Series games for ESPN Deportes and also provided play-by-play for the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006 for the network.
  • Finished second in the general balloting for the Mexican Pacific League's "All Century Team" and was voted as the best television broadcaster.
  • In 2005, received the Carlos Vazquez Award as the best announcer in Sonora.
  • Has also covered basketball, boxing, soccer, tennis and football for Telemax in Sonora.
  • Recorded the Spanish-language narration for the MLB video game in 2005.
  • Born in Tijuana, Mexico, he graduated from Universidad del Noroeste with a degree in accounting.
  • He and his wife, Benny, have three children, Paula Bienvenida, Oscar Gilberto and Maria Nicole, and make their home in Phoenix.

Rodrigo Lopez
  • Lopez will serve as the team's Spanish radio color analyst starting in 2014.
  • Appeared in 33 games (all starts) for the D-backs in 2010, going 7-16 and leading the team in innings pitched (200) and games started while tying for the most quality starts (15).
  • Lopez is the first former Arizona player to join the Spanish broadcast team.

Richard Saenz
Richard Saenz
  • Enters his 12th season in D-backs radio booth as a fill-in color analyst.
  • Works as a consultant to the D-backs after overseeing the organization's marketing efforts in the Hispanic community from 1996-2008.
  • Prior to joining the D-backs, spent 18 years with the Arizona Electric Power Cooperative in his native Benson, eventually becoming the company's Director of Business Development.
  • Served four years as Mayor of Benson from 1989-93.
  • Played baseball for two years at Cochise College in Douglas then continued his education and played baseball at Eastern Oregon State University in LaGrande, Ore.
  • He and his wife, Sheri, reside in Tempe with their son, R.J., and daughter, Katherine...he also has a daughter, Alisha, and four grandchildren, Jayden, Kendall, Carson and Elias.