Oct
26

The sweet sounds of Sunday night

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Joe Morgan and Jon Miller could be headed for a 2009 break-up, says Bob Raissman. ESPN is seriously considering moving Morgan off of the Sunday night broadcast. This would be great news for those of us who find ourselves shouting at Joe Morgan’s inane broadcast missives every Sunday night during the baseball season, and I have to wonder if this is in response to a growing segment of baseball fans who can’t stand these prominent broadcasters. If only FOX would do the same with Buck and McCarver…

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  • Steve H

    As great as this sounds, ESPN would undoubtedly hire the next to worst available broadcaster in baseball. I’d like to see Harry Doyle myself.

    • http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/CRsmithT1.jpg tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Mr. Snarky Irrelevant Non Sequitur Jones

      The post-game show is brought to you by…
      [searches through his papers]
      Christ, I can’t find it. To hell with it.

  • http://www.new.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/profile.php?id=594331910&ref=name Jamal G.

    I just wish they would replace them both. I just know that if Jon Miller stays on, somebody is going to bring race into this. That’s a shit-storm nobody needs, ever.

  • brockdc

    My biggest issue with all of these guys – Morgan, Miller, Kay, McCarver, and Buck – is that they refuse to let the game breathe by virtue of the fact that they simply do not know when to stop talking.

    With that said, always be careful what you wish for, guys. For all we know this could mean more Sutcliffe.

    • http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/CRsmithT1.jpg tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Mr. Snarky Irrelevant Non Sequitur Jones

      Gus Johnson and Ian Eagle.

    • http://www.new.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/profile.php?id=594331910&ref=name Jamal G.

      I actually disagree with you. Michael Kay and Joe Buck do a great job of letting the moment speak for itself. Buck especially.

      • http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/CRsmithT1.jpg tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Mr. Snarky Irrelevant Non Sequitur Jones

        That’s because Buck is either asleep or on his blackberry checking stock prices.

      • brockdc

        Buck? Letting the moment speak for itself? Really?

        Agree to disagree.

        • http://nyyu.blogspot.com Mike

          Buck…rhymes with suck.

          There is a reason for that.

  • Inconnu

    How great was McCarver last night telling Buck that he wasn’t here to talk football he was here for Baseball!

    The problem with all of baseball is the Game isn’t the reason the broadcasters are there. They spend to much time yapping about whatever the hell pops into their heads. (especially Kay with his girlfriend Leiter, and Cone) Too many advertisements, and too much technology. Why do they zoom in so close to the pitchers’ faces? I normally watch on a small 24″ tv and I cannot stand it. It is so much worse on a big screen HDTV.

  • RustyJohn

    Gary Thorne and Dave Campbell would be great on Sunday nights instead of Miller/Morgan or Buck/McCarver

  • AlexCT

    Christmas is coming early to baseball fans!!!!

  • http://nyyu.blogspot.com Mike @ NYYU

    4th inning, ground ball gets by the TB 2b.

    Buck: “it’s either a hit or an error”

    WHAT ELSE COULD IT BE, JOE? Fill us in.

    Then….

    McCarver: If the ball stays close to the ground it’s a hit, if it takes a hop then its an error.

    IT’S THE EXACT OPPOSITE, TIM!

    This is why I prefer to watch with the sound on mute.

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