Dodgers add José Mota, Eric Karros, Adrián González, Dontrelle Willis & Jessica Mendoza to broadcast team Karros will call select TV home games, Mendoza & Willis select TV road games. José Mota will call select games on English & Spanish radio. The five new members will join the current broadcast lineup, which includes Davis, Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrín, Orel Hershiser, Fernando Valenzuela, Charley Steiner, Rick Monday, David Vassegh, Tim Cates, Nomar Garciaparra, Pepe Yñiguez, Jerry Hairston Jr., John Hartung, Tim Neverett and Kirsten Watson.
Mota talks about the opportunity to join the radio broadcast role.
“I am really excited for this opportunity to join the Dodgers and their world-class, globally-recognized organization,” he said. “I am so blessed to be able to follow in the footsteps of my father and I look forward to connecting with the Dodger fan base in Los Angeles and around the world in both English and Spanish in my new broadcast role.”
González will serve as an analyst on SportsNet LA’s live studio programs, LeadOff-LA and Access SportsNet: Dodgers pregame and postgame shows. The five-time All-Star and four-time Rawling Gold Glove Award winner played for the Dodgers from 2012–17 and hit 101 homers in 735 games as the club’s primary first baseman. He officially retired from professional baseball earlier this month.
“I’m so excited to be working on the pregame and postgame broadcasts this year,” said Gonzalez. “I can’t wait to reconnect with all of the great Dodger fans.”
Karros, the Dodgers’ all-time home run leader and 1992 National League Rookie of the Year, is in his 19th year of broadcasting. For the last 16, he has provided color commentary and in-studio analysis for Fox. He will continue to work for the media company, but adds the role of analyst for Dodger game broadcasts. He will call select home and road games alongside Joe Davis while also appearing on LeadOff-LA and the Access SportsNet: Dodgers pregame and postgame shows.
“As a kid from Southern California, I could never have imagined playing for the Dodgers, let alone having the opportunity to ‘call’ Dodger baseball,” Karros said. “I can’t wait to get back to work at Dodger Stadium.”
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