About Daron Sutton
Daron Sutton has been broadcasting Major League Baseball on TV and radio at the network and team level for the last 13 years. He spent five plus seasons as the lead television voice of the Arizona Diamondbacks from 2007 to 2012. Prior to making his home in the desert, Sutton spent five years in a similar capacity with the Milwaukee Brewers. During his tenure in Milwaukee, Sutton won the 2003 Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Achievement for Individual Excellence on Camera from the Chicago/Midwest Chapter. In addition, he has been nominated for regional Emmys on five other occasions.
Daron has been part of FOX Saturday Baseball telecasts since the 2006 season. In 2012, Sutton was on play-by-play assignment for eight FOX Saturday games. He also has been a consistent contributor to the MLB Network since 2010, serving as a regular reporter on the “Rundown” and “MLB Tonight”, while filling the role of primary reporter for a 2010 and 2011 NLDS Series.
In his first full-time play-by-play role, Sutton worked two seasons as a radio announcer for the Anaheim Angels, and also hosted the club’s pre and post-game radio shows. Prior to that, he filled in frequently for two seasons calling Atlanta Braves games on FSN South. While in Atlanta, Sutton handled Southeastern Conference telecasts of men’s and women’s basketball, swimming and diving, gymnastics, track and field and volleyball.
Sutton spent three seasons as the play-by-play broadcaster for Arizona State’s men basketball games on FOX Sports Arizona while still serving as the television voice for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee mens basketball team, which he has called for the past nine years. Daron is a commercial spokesman for Sanderson Ford and Lincoln, one of the most historic and successful Ford dealerships in the Southwest United States. He is also a spokesperson and has a four-year relationship with Perfect Game USA, the nation’s largest and most respected amateur baseball scouting, showcase and tournament hosting service.
Sutton pitched professionally for two seasons in the Angels and Braves organizations, and graduated from Auburn University-Montgomery in 1992 with a degree in communications.
Community involvement is a high priority with Sutton. He and his wife Kristin help host the annual Sutton Strokes for Little Folks golf tournament in the Valley to benefit the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC). He also can be found lending his time to The Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix, Special Olympics of Arizona, Florence Crittenton of Arizona, Make-A-Wish Arizona, Autism Speaks and The Tempe Sports Authority Courage Awards.
Sutton and his wife are the proud parents of two daughters.