Former ESPN sideline reporter Erin Andrews has joined Fox Sports. In other news, NESN has added former Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield as a studio analyst, and Diamondbacks voice Daron Sutton remains off the air.
- Erin Andrews Joins Fox Sports: Former ESPN sideline reporter Erin Andrews has joined Fox Sports as a college football studio host, the network announced Sunday. Andrews will host a half-hour pregame show prior to college football games on the FOX broadcast network and will also make “significant contributions” to NFL and Major League Baseball coverage. (Fox Sports Media Group press release via TV By the Numbers)
- Fmr. Red Sox Pitcher Wakefield Joins NESN: Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield has joined NESN as a studio analyst for Red Sox games. Wakefield was scheduled to make his on-air debut during pregame coverage of yesterday’s Red Sox/Mariners game. (NESN via Fang’s Bites)
- D’Backs Play-By-Play Voice Still Off the Air: Diamondbacks play-by-play voice Daron Sutton has been off the air for more than a week and the team has yet to explain his departure. ESPN.com reported last week that Sutton was suspended indefinitely after repeated clashes with management, and The Arizona Republic echoed those reports. Sutton was also taken off of Saturday’s Diamondbacks/Brewers game on the FOX broadcast network. (Diamondbacks.com, ESPN.com, Arizona Republic)