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Tim Hagerty is the broadcaster for the El Paso Chihuahuas (Padres Triple-A affiliate).
Before El Paso, Tim broadcasted for the Padres' Triple-A club in Tucson, Arizona and Portland, Oregon. His was also previously the voice of the Double-A Mobile BayBears (Padres affiliate) and Rookie-level Idaho Falls Chukars (Royals affiliate).
While with the Royals' affiliate, Tim made his MLB play-by-play debut, joining Kansas City's radio team for a game against Tampa Bay. In 2007, he produced and hosted the Diamondbacks Minor League Report on the D-backs Radio Network.
In the off-season, Tim is a freelance reporter for Fox Sports Radio and Sporting News Radio, providing national, on-air updates from college football and basketball games. The Massachusetts native was selected to broadcast two Triple-A All-Star Games and a Triple-A National Championship Game on Westwood One and has called two MLB exhibition games.
He is the author of a baseball book and has written hundreds of baseball history articles for Sporting News, The Hardball Times and other publications.
His work has been honored with both national and regional Edward R. Murrow Awards and by the Alabama Associated Press, Mobile Press Club, Idaho State Broadcasters Association, Idaho Press Club, Vermont Associated Press, the Society for American Baseball Research and the Society of Professional Journalists. Tim was voted El Paso Sportscaster of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Baseball America named him an MLB broadcast prospect in its Best of the Minors feature.