By Stewart McKenzie, CBS 11 News

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – The Texas Rangers are making a mid-season change, but it has nothing do with who is on the field.

The baseball club announced that, starting on Friday night, Dave Barnett will be the new television play-by-play announcer. He will join former player Tom Grieve, who remains in the booth as a TV analyst.

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John Rhadigan started the year as the television play-by-play announcer. Rhadigan will be returning to Fox Sports Southwest.

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Barnett was part of the Rangers radio team. Former Major League Baseball pitcher Steve Busby will take over in the radio booth. He will team up with Eric Nadel.

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The new TV team will debut Friday night on TXA 21’s Friday Night Baseball. The Rangers take on the Kansas City Royals at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Pre-game coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. on TXA 21, with Gina Miller and Mark McLemore. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.