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Twins hire Brewers announcer to replace John Gordon

The Twins have a new play-by-play man. He’s Cory Provus, who spent the last few years calling Milwaukee Brewers games. The Pioneer Press reports the Twins were impressed with his work during the Brewers’ playoff run last month. He’ll replace John Gordon, who retired after 25 years in the booth with the Twins.
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The Twins have a new play-by-play man. He’s Cory Provus, who spent the last few years calling Milwaukee Brewers games. The Pioneer Press reports the Twins were impressed with his work during the Brewers’ playoff run last month. He’ll replace John Gordon, who retired after 25 years in the booth with the Twins.

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