It seems Mario Impemba has found a new home … with the World Series champions.
Impemba, the former longtime Fox Sports Detroit play-by-play voice, is going from watching the rebuilding Detroit Tigers to the Boston Red Sox radio booth, according to a report by the Boston Globe on Tuesday.
Impemba was fired in October after a tussle in September with broadcast partner Rod Allen. Impemba served as the Tigers’ play-by-play broadcaster since 2002.
WEEI, the Red Sox’s flagship radio station, is expected to announce a platoon in the booth alongside Joe Castiglione, who has been a part of the radio broadcast since 1983.
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Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, who served as president and general manager for the Tigers from 2002-15, wrote the foreword to Impemba’s book, “If These Walls Could Talk: Stories from the Detroit Tigers’ Dugout, Locker Room, and Press Box.”