“Jon Rish, the fill-in play-by-play voice and host for WEEI’s Red Sox broadcasts, resigned Monday after being asked to take a pay cut by parent company Entercom,” according to Chad Finn of Boston.com.
Rish told WEEI program director Jason Wolfe before the Red Sox’ home opener Monday. His last day is April 24.
“I didn’t want to tell Jason by phone,” Rish told Boston.com. “I wanted to tell him in person. He was speechless.”
Rish intends to become a software designer, according to the article.
TOPS ON TV
The Red Sox, Bruins and Celtics all are in action today.
The Red Sox play Baltimore at 7:10 p.m. at Fenway Park on NESN. Ryan Dempster will start for the Red Sox.
The Bruins will play at the New Jersey Devils at 7:30 p.m. on NBCSN.
The Celtics are home against the Brooklyn Nets at 8 p.m. on CSNNE.