Jumbo Shrimp accepts radio broadcast rights with ‘The Biz’ – Sports – The Florida Times-Union


The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimps have entered into an agreement with AM and FM radio stations “The Biz” to broadcast games from the team’s first full season under its new franchise name.

The 140 regular Jumbo Shrimp games will be played on WZNZ 100.3-FM and 1600-AM starting with the season opener Thursday, when the team travels to the Mississippi Braves in Pearl, Mississippi. A prepared statement from the Jumbo Shrimp said almost all matches will take place on flagship stations, although the games will also be streaming online on the team’s website www.jaxshrimp.com.

Financial terms of the deal were not detailed in the team’s press release, but they say the shows have primary sponsorship with Community First Credit Union and Delmarva Educational Association Corp.

The Jacksonville Double A franchise changed its name during the offseason from the Suns to Jumbo Shrimp and with the new name set for a new season to air on radio, Roger Hoover will return for his sixth consecutive season of play-call calling. by -play the action. Hoover is the franchise’s director of distribution.

Drew Dixon (904) 359-4098.