Bally Sports North Twins Announcers
Twins TV announcers 2023 include Cory Provus, Glen Perkins, and Justin Morneau. Perkins and Morneau are Twins alumni and former players.
In the broadcast, the pre and postgame coverage show, 'Twins Live' will be hosted by Anthony LaPanta and Storm. They deliver interviews, features, and extended analysis in the game.
Bally Sports North provide broadcasting service in the region, including a few places like Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, and Dakota.
Here are some notable TV broadcasters for the playing squad working to deliver their play across the Bally Sports Network.
Dick Bremer is a renowned announcer for Bally Sports North. He has been the lead TV announcer for the group since 1983.
He began his career as a caster on television and WMT radio. He then joined WTCN-TV as a weekend sportscaster before embarking with Spectrum Sports in 1983 as a play-by-play.
He is known for his work on Midwest Sports Channel, Twinsvision, and FS North. His expertise is beyond the baseball games, as he has also called Minnesota Vikings preseason football, hockey, football, and basketball.
He was given Silver Circle Emmy for Broadcast Excellence in 2013 for his excellence in the telecast. He was also inducted into the Minnesota Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
Roy Smalley will be in the Twins' television broadcasts during the 2023 season. He enjoyed a successful career as a professional baseball shortstop and has played in MLB leagues for 13 years.
The former player has spent most of the time with Minnesota, where he played ten seasons with the team from 1976 to 1982 and then from 1985 to 1987. He was selected for the AL All-Star team in 1979 and a prominent figure in Minnesota's World Championship in 1987.
Smalley has also played for the Texas Rangers, New York Yankees, and Chicago White Sox. Besides the games, he is a senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.
He is working as a BOD and president for Pitch In For Baseball. Smalley advocates for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities. Currently, he is working as an analyst for the Bally Sports North.
LaTroy Hawkins is a former pitcher who joined the group's front office in 2016 and has been with the team's broadcast booth for seven seasons.
He contributes to the overall growth of pitching philosophies for player selection and development. The former player is also responsible for the scouting process and trade deadline preparation meetings while performing as an analyst for Twins television broadcasts.
Hawkins spent nine seasons with the squad from 1995 to 2003 and appeared in 366 games. He is one of only 13 relievers to record at least one save against all 30 teams and has had ten seasons with 60-plus appearances.
He was also a part of the Minnesota team that won the AL Central Division Championship in 2002 and 2003.
Justin Morneau is a former professional baseball player who joined the Twins' front office in 2018. He has been part of the broadcast booth for six seasons.
He had a successful career as a first baseman, contributing to three AL Central Division championship teams and winning the American League Most Valuable Player Award in 2006. He played 1,278 games and achieved a batting average of .278, hitting 221 home runs and driving in 860 runs.
The former player was also inducted into the Twins Hall of Fame in 2021. Justin also has roles in the amateur draft process and as a resource for player acquisitions.
Morneau is also an analyst for the television broadcasts of the team. He became a free agent in the 2017 season after representing Canada and then transitioned to become a special assistant for the squad.
Glen Perkins is a Minnesota native and former baseball pitcher. He is entering his 5th season with the team in the broadcasting role in 2023.
The former player began his journey as a pre and post game analyst in 2019. Besides the role, he also serves as a color analyst for select television broadcasts.
Perkins has played his entire career with the Minnesota team and earned 35-25 with a 3.88 ERA. He recorded 120 saves,158 walks, and 504 strikeouts in 409 games, with 44 of those as a starter.
Glen was a three-time All-Star from 2013 to 2015 and ensured the save in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game. After his playing career, he transitioned to become a television analyst.
He handles pre and post game analysis duties for the Bally Sports North. He is also one of the key personalities in the Twins announcers tonight.