Phillies announcers today are Tom McCarthy, Scott Franzke, and Oscar Budejen. McCarthy is calling play by play for TV broadcasts since 2008.

Likewise, Scott Franzke has been a notable voice across radio networks for Philadelphia. Both of these veteran sportscasters are much loved by fellow baseball fans for their distinctive voices, valuable insights, and extensive understanding of the sport.

The official radio station of the Philadelphia Phillies is WIP-FM (94.1 FM), which was once owned by CBS Radio and is now owned by the Philadelphia-area corporation Entercom.

Thanks to the quality broadcasts across various platforms aided by insightful crew members, millions of viewers tune into the network to watch the likes of Bryce Harper, Trea Turner, Brandon Marsh, Kyle Schwarber, and the whole Phillies wave their magic on the field.

Philadelphia Phillies Play By Play Announcers

Philadelphia Phillies announcers are:

  • Tom McCarthy
  • Scott Franzke
  • Tom McCarthy
  • Gregg Murphy
  • Oscar Budejen

Tom(left) received the Bob Vetrone Award today at A10 Tournament on March 13, 2022.
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American sports broadcaster Tom McCarthy is a distinguished name on the list of Phillies TV announcers. McCarthy initially worked for the Philadelphia radio network from 2001-05 as play by play caller and pre-game/pos-game presenter.

He has also provided play-by-play commentary for college football and basketball broadcasts on the CBS Sports Network as well as for the football team at Rutgers University.

Tom took full-time responsibility for television play-by-play ahead of the 2009 season and he is one of only three broadcasters to regularly cover both the Mets and the Phils.

Furthermore, McCarthy also covered for CBS' primary NFL play-by-play broadcaster Jim Nantz on 9 January 2022 during a match between the Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Franzke assumed more play-by-play duties, replacing Scott Graham in the broadcast booth.
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Likewise, Phillies radio announcers are Scott Franzke, Gregg Murphy, and Oscar Budejen. Oscar is a notable voice in Spanish radio since 2021.

Scott Franzke began his media career in 1994 as a studio presenter for the now-defunct Prime Sports Radio Network. When Tom McCarthy was hired by the New York Mets, Scott moved to the Phils to take on the same responsibilities in 2006.

In 2007, Jim Jackson took over the pre-and post-game responsibilities as Franzke took on additional play-by-play duties. He did this by taking Scott Graham's place in the broadcast booth. 

Apart from his regular duties on the Radio network, Franzke also performs the fill-in role for the TV network when McCarthy is absent.

Murphy worked at CN8 where he hosted Out of Bounds, an hour-long sports program.
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Gregg Murphy covered the Philadelphia Phillies as a field reporter for NBC Sports Philadelphia. He made his television debut on NBC Sports Philadelphia on December 28, 2008, and hosted his first episode of Daily News Live on December 30, all before joining CN8.

Murphy joined the Philadelphia broadcast team in 2012 and has since reported on games from various parts of the ballpark.

Phillies Gameday Commentators

Philadelphia Phillies commentators are:

  • John Kruk
  • Mike Schmidt
  • Scott Franzke
  • Kevin Stocker
  • Ben Davis
  • Larry Andersen

Former baseball player John Kruk is a color commentator for the Phils games on NBC Sports Philadelphia. John worked for 13 years at ESPN as a studio analyst for "Baseball Tonight" and a color commentator on "Sunday Night Baseball" before returning to the Phils' broadcast team.

Kruk was hired by ESPN to be the color commentator for Sunday Night Baseball in 2012.
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John also co-hosted "The Best Damn Sports Show Period" while working for FOX. The legendary first baseman has appeared in a number of movies as an actor, including "The Fan," a baseball-themed drama starring Robert DeNiro and Wesley Snipes.

Kruk was a member of the 1993 National League Champion and played in the major leagues for 10 years, including six years with the Phils.

Mike Schmidt worked as a color analyst for the Phillies alongside Jim Barniak during the 1990 season on the now-defunct PRISM network.

Schmidt was renowned for being open and genuine in his commentary. He worked for the Phils as a color analyst from 2014 until 2019.

Schmidt was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995.
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With his return to the Phils broadcast booth for Sunday home games, Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt's position with the team was increased in 2014. He also participated in Saturday home telecasts from 2015 to 2018. 

Kevin Stocker, a member of the Fightin' Phils 1993 National League champion team, returned to the radio broadcasting team in 2022. He has worked for the Phils since 2002 and also serves as a college baseball color analyst for the Pac-12 Network and CBS Sports Network.

As a part of the MLB and Intel Corporation's Intel True VR Game of the Week partnership, Kevin also broadcasted four Major League Baseball games during the 2017 season.

Davis began working for NBC Sports Philadelphia post his retirement.
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Ben Davis joined the Phils broadcast team in February 2015, and he is now in his ninth season in the studio. He previously worked for NBC Sports Philadelphia for four years as an in-studio baseball analyst.

Davis also appeared on the morning show on 94.1 WIP together with color commentators John Kruk, Jimmy Rollins, and Ruben Amaro Jr and he co-announces games alongside McCarthy. Additionally, Davis has co-hosted numerous episodes on 94 WIP Sports Radio on a regular basis.

Phillies Broadcast Team

The Philadelphia Phillies broadcast team consists off:

  • Analysts - Ruben Aamro Jr, Jimmy Rollins, Larry Andersen, Oscar Budejen
  • Reporter - Gregg Murphy
  • Host - Taryn Hatcher

Ruben Amaro Jr was hired by NBC Sports Philadelphia as a pre-game and post-game television analyst in 2020. Furthermore, he also provides color commentary for some games.

Amaro Jr was named the GM of the Phils on November 3, 2008.
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After initially joining for a few Phillies broadcasts, his responsibilities increased during the 2021 season. Amaro Jr also began working for MLB Network in March 2022 as an on-air analyst.

He graduated from Stanford University in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in human biology and played baseball for the NCAA champion team.

Former basketball player Jimmy Rollins was added to the Phils' broadcast team for a few games on NBC Sports Philadelphia. Jimmy has also worked as an in-studio analyst for MLB on TBS since 2016.

Talking about his playing career, Rollins appeared in three All-Star Games. Jimmy recorded the longest hitting streak in team history while playing for the Phils, going 38 games between the end of the 2005 season and the beginning of the 2006 season.

As Philadelphia won their division for the first of five consecutive seasons in 2007, Rollins was awarded the MVP of the National League.

Taryn during her reporting duities on April 15, 2023.
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The media career of Taryn Hatcher rose to new heights when she joined as a host and reporter for the Phillies in 2019. She started hosting for NBC Sports Philadelphia as a reporter/host in 2018. 

Furthermore, Hatcher has also been doing the Flyers' rinkside reporter role for the last 5 years. She completed her Bachelor's degree in journalism and mass media studies from Rutgers University in 2014.