Lou Merloni joins Red Sox broadcast team for postseason

October 12, 2013 - 6:21 pm

BOSTON, MA – The WEEI Red Sox Radio Network today announced that former Red Sox player Lou Merloni will join Joe Castiglione and Dave O'Brien in the broadcast booth for home games for the rest of the postseason, starting with tonight's American League Championship Series matchup between the Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park.

Merloni, a Framingham native, played eight seasons in the majors, including from 1998 to 2003 with the Red Sox where he belted a three-run home run in his first major league at bat.

Since 2011, Merloni has co-hosted WEEI's "Mut and Merloni" show with Mike Mutnansky weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.