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OMNI to air Blue Jays vs Red Sox in Mandarin, Thursday

by News Staff

Posted Jun 25, 2013 9:59 pm EDT

On the heels of the Blue Jays tying a record 11-game winning streak, OMNI.2 will be broadcasting Thursday’s game in Mandarin.

OMNI Television’s Wei Lee will call the play-by-play with former Taiwanese baseball player Robert Wu as analyst.

The Jays will take on AL East leaders the Boston Red Sox at Rogers Centre starting at 7:10 p.m.

Taiwan-native Chien-Ming Wang is scheduled to start for the Jays.

The telecast will mark the first time an MLB game has aired in Mandarin in Canada.

OMNI is owned by Rogers which is the parent company of CityNews.