NBC Sports Chicago will show White Sox games live with Spanish commentary for the first time – NBC Chicago

NBC Sports Chicago, home of the Chicago White Sox, has announced it will feature live coverage of four White Sox games with Spanish-language commentary on NBCSC+, starting with the team’s game against the Kansas Royals. City on August 1 at 7:10 p.m.

This is the first time that NBC Sports Chicago has produced alternate Spanish language coverage of the White Sox.

Alternative coverage will be led by NBC Sports Chicago analyst and White Sox legend Ozzie Guillén, 2005 World Series champion and 2005 AL Manager of the Year. Telemundo ChicagoSports anchor Héctor Lozano will serve as play-by-play announcer alongside Guillén. Lozano, who has covered Chicago sports for more than 25 years, previously served as an announcer and analyst for MLB in Spanish.

“We’re proud to provide our comprehensive, best-in-class live coverage of the White Sox with Spanish-language commentary to serve Spanish-speaking and bilingual White Sox fans,” said John Schippman, Vice President of Content, Sports at NBC Sports Chicago. , Telemundo Chicago, NBC 5. “We can’t wait for fans to experience every game in Spanish with Ozzie Guillén and Hector Lozano as commentators.”

“We are fortunate to have a passionate Latino fan base that continues to grow each season. For so many of our Spanish-speaking fans, White Sox baseball and connecting with our players is a part of their lives,” said said Brooks Boyer, White Sox Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer “We share NBC Sports Chicago’s commitment to professionally produced Spanish-language programming, delivering authentic television programming featuring Ozzie Guillén and Hector Lozano, both respected and outspoken broadcasters.We want our Spanish language broadcasts to be a must-watch, bringing the White Sox and our players to a wider audience.

“I am very proud and happy to broadcast the game for NBC Sports Chicago in Spanish,” added Guillén. “These kinds of opportunities don’t happen every day. Hopefully these games will open the door for more games available in Spanish in the future.

“Calling the game for my home team is a dream come true. I’m honored to work alongside Ozzie and present the games in Spanish for Chicago’s Latino community,” Lozano said.

NBC Sports Chicago’s main channel will continue to broadcast all White Sox games with English commentary. Veteran White Sox pundit Chuck Garfien will also continue to host pre-game and post-game coverage, which will be featured on both NBC Sports Chicago and NBCSC+.

White Sox on NBCSC and NBCSC+ (in English and Spanish, respectively):

Monday, August 1 at 7:10 p.m.: Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals

Monday August 15 at 7:10 p.m.: Chicago White Sox vs. Houston Astros

Friday, September 2 at 7:10 p.m.: Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins

Wednesday, September 14 at 7:10 p.m.: Chicago White Sox vs. Colorado Rockies

Lance B. Holton