Warren Sawkiw

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Warren Sawkiw (born January 19, 1968, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a former Toronto Blue Jays radio colour commentator who worked alongside play-by-play announcer Jerry Howarth in and on The Fan Radio Network.

Sawkiw was an infielder in professional baseball for nine years and played for Canada's national baseball team. He was drafted in by the Detroit Tigers in the 20th round, 517th overall, out of Wake Forest University. A career minor leaguer, Sawkiw was a replacement player with the Blue Jays in spring training of while major league players were on strike.

After his retirement from baseball as a player, Sawkiw joined TSN as a colour commentator on Montreal Expos games in and then Rogers Sportsnet as a studio analyst for the network's baseball coverage in . After long-time Blue Jays radio broadcaster Tom Cheek was unable to serve as the team's lead radio play-by-play announcer in 2005 due to health issues, Sawkiw joined Jerry Howarth as an analyst on Blue Jays radio broadcasts. Sawkiw continued working in this capacity through the 2006 season, with former Blue Jays catcher and Houston Astros broadcaster Alan Ashby replacing Sawkiw in the broadcast booth in .

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