Matt Vasgersian Biography
Matt Vasgersian born as Matthew Edward Vasgersian is an American sportscaster and television host. He is currently a play-by-play announcer for ESPN’s coverage of Major League Baseball, as well as a studio host for the MLB Network.
In the past, he has served as an announcer for Fox Sports’ National Football League coverage, NBC Sports’ coverage of the Olympic Games, and NBC Sports’ coverage of the short-lived XFL. He formerly called play-by-play for the Milwaukee Brewers and the San Diego Padres.
Matt Vasgersian Age
He was born on September 28, 1967, in Oakland, California, United States.
Matt Vasgersian Height
He measures 1.87 meters tall.
He weighs 51 kilograms.
Matt Vasgersian Father
He is the son to Ed Vasgersian. His father was an actor who was featured in Escape from Alcatraz.
Matt Vasgersian Family
Not much is known about his personal and family background as he has maintained a low profile on it. He prefers to keep it private and confidential. All that is known is that he is the son of Ed Vasgersian who was an actor in his days. This information will be updated soon.
Matt Vasgersian Wife| Matt Vasgersian Married
Matt has a wife named Kimberly Craig. Kimberly is a senior manager of Studio Operations at MLB Network. They got married on July 20, 2013, in a beautiful location joined with family and friends. The marriage was attended by his close friends and families in Viansa Sanoma, and their grand wedding was one of a kind.
Kimberly has two beautiful daughters, from a previous relationship and together with Matt; they have one son named Luke, who was born in 2014.
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It was announced on January 23, 2018, that Vasgersian would become the new play-by-play voice for Sunday Night Baseball beginning in the 2018 season, succeeding Dan Shulman, while continuing his role at MLB Network.
Matt Vasgersian Net Worth
Vasgersian is an American sportscaster and television host who has a net worth of $1.5 million.
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Vasgersian has worked in baseball since 1991, starting with a six-year stint in the Minor Leagues as a play-by-play announcer. He began his career as a sportscaster with the Chicago Cubs Rookie league affiliate in Huntington, West Virginia on radio station WKEE-AM 800 and was the voice of the High Desert Mavericks (San Diego Padres affiliate) on radio station KAPL. He moved up the minor league baseball ranks over the next several years, working for various clubs in a number of different organizations, including the Syracuse Chiefs in 1995, and ending with the AAA Tucson Toros in 1996.
Vasgersian was 29 years old when he became the play-by-play voice for the Milwaukee Brewers where he worked from 1997 through 2001. He later worked in the same role for the San Diego Padres from 2002 through 2008. Vasgersian was with the Padres for seven seasons when it was announced he would be joining MLB Network.
On November 1, 2008, during a broadcast of the San Diego CIF High School Football Game of the Week, Channel 4 announced that Vasgersian would not be returning as a Padres announcer for the 2009 season, having chosen to pursue other opportunities. Later that week, it was reported that Vasgersian had signed a deal with MLB Network to become the network’s first studio host.
Matt Vasgersian Brewers
He formerly called play-by-play for the Milwaukee Brewers and the San Diego Padres.
Matt Vasgersian World Series
In 2015, Vasgersian and Smoltz called their first World Series for MLB International. In 2016, Smoltz became lead game analyst at Fox and Buck Martinez became Vasgersian’s new partner for the international broadcast of the World Series. Vasgersian has been a studio host at MLB Network since it appeared on January 1, 2009.
Debuting regularly in-studio and on-site at the All-Star Game and World Series on MLB Tonight, the network’s Emmy Award-winning live nightly studio show, as well as “Quick Pitch,” “The Rundown,” the offseason studio show “Hot Stove,” MLB Network’s Spring Training series 30 Clubs in 30 Days, and MLB Network’s first-ever game show Baseball IQ.
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Vasgersian has been a studio host at MLB Network since it appeared on January 1, 2009, debuting regularly in-studio and on-site at the All-Star Game and World Series on MLB Tonight, the network’s Emmy Award-winning live nightly studio show. MLB Network’s Spring Training series 30 Clubs in 30 Days and MLB Network’s first-ever game show Baseball IQ.
Throughout the MLB regular season, Vasgersian calls play-by-play for MLB Network’s Thursday Night Baseball game package. He called Game 2 of the 2012 ALDS between the Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics on October 7. Vasgersian and Jim Kaat called Game 3 of the 2013 American League Division Series, also between the Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics on October 7 as well.
From 2012-2014, when he hosted Fox’s MLB pregame, Vasgersian did not host programming on MLB Network during the All-Star Game and the postseason. Vasgersian became a co-host, with Lauren Shehadi and Mark DeRosa, of MLB Network’s show MLB Central, which debuted on April 6, 2015. Vasgersian also did commentary for MLB Network’s coverage of the All-Star Game in 2015.
Matt Vasgersian Armenian
Born in Oakland, California and raised in Moraga, California he is of Armenian descent.
Matt Vasgersian NFL
Vasgersian joined Fox Sports in 2006. From 2006 through 2008, Vasgersian worked on Fox NFL telecasts, teaming with J.C. Pearson on the network’s #6 broadcast team. In previous years, he had done select games for the network.
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