Chicago White Sox Radio Network

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The Chicago White Sox Radio Network is an American radio network airing baseball games from the Chicago White Sox. The English-language flagship is WGN (720 AM) Chicago, with Spanish language coverage airing on WRTO (1200). The English language network consists of 19 stations[1] The play-by-play announcers are Ed Farmer and Jason Benetti (who joins the broadcast team for national broadcasts and for White Sox's games where Ken Harrelson and Chuck Swirsky fills-in for him); the color commentator is Darrin Jackson.[2]

WSCR's contract with the White Sox expired after the 2015 season. As first reported by Robert Feder of, WLS (AM) 890, was to be the new White Sox flagship station from the 2016 through the 2021 seasons. However, WLS owner Cumulus Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in November 2017 and entered into a restructuring agreement with certain of its lenders to reduce more than $1 billion in debt.[3] The Bankruptcy Court allowed Cumulus and WLS to end its contract with the White Sox. WGN became the new flagship station of the Chicago White Sox on February 14, 2018.[4]

Station list[edit]


Callsign Frequency Location
WGN 720 AM Chicago (English)
WRTO 1200 AM Chicago (Spanish)



Callsign Frequency Location
WBIG 1280 AM Aurora
WCEZ 93.9 FM Carthage
WLBK 1360 AM DeKalb
WAIK 1590 AM Galesburg
WCMY 1430 AM Ottawa
WZOE 1490 AM Princeton
WRHL 1060 AM Rochelle
WSDR 1240 AM Sterling
WSPL 1250 AM Streator
WBCP 1580 AM Urbana (Champaign area)
WVIL 101.3 FM Virginia (Jacksonville area)


Callsign Frequency Location
WMRI 860 AM Marion
WMRS 107.7 FM Monticello
WSJD 100.5 FM Princeton
WRIN 1420 AM Rensselaer (daytime only)
WLQI 97.7 FM Rensselaer
WRDI 95.7 FM South Bend


Callsign Frequency Location
KCPS 1150 AM Burlington


  1. ^ List of affiliates on the White Sox's site.
  2. ^ White Sox broadcasters' page on the White Sox site.
  3. ^
  4. ^ Feder, Robert (14 February 2018). "Play ball! WGN Radio picks up White Sox". Robert Feder blog. Retrieved 15 February 2018.

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