AARON GOLDSMITH enters his 5th season with the Mariners broadcast team in 2017. Goldsmith partners with lead announcer Rick Rizzs in the radio booth calling spring training and regular season games, and is actively involved in other Mariners programming, including the Hot Stove League Show, Cactus League Report and Mariners Sunday Magazine.
A St. Louis, Mo, native, Aaron graduated from Principia College in Elsah, IL, with a BA in history. After college he attended the Broadcast Center in St. Louis, earning a certificate in Radio Broadcasting and Production. He spent the 2012 season as the lead announcer for the AAA Pawtucket Red Sox, calling all 144 PawSox games on the club's 14-station network, as well as handling 10 telecasts last season. Aaron was the co-host of the weekly PawSox Insider radio show, and was the author of the highly-regarded MLB.com blog, 45 Miles from Fenway. Prior to joining Pawtucket, Goldsmith spent the 2010 and 2011 seasons as the radio broadcaster for the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. He also served as the team's Manager of Broadcasting/Media Development. In 2009, Aaron was the broadcaster/studio host for the Portland Sea Dogs, the Red Sox AA affiliate in the Eastern League. Goldsmith began his broadcast career in 2007 with the Gateway Grizzlies in the independent Frontier League, and called the Bourne Braves games in the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2008. Aaron and his wife Heather reside in Seattle. During the past offseason, Aaron called college basketball games for FS-1 and the Pac-12 Network.