Play-by-Play of the recent Play-by-Play

Entering this season, I had broadcast approximately 50 games of play-by-play and color commentary in a major league broadcast booth. I was not scheduled for any games this season unlike the past two seasons. On Monday night, I was going about my business as the Rangers radio pre and post game show host. As usual,…

Scoring It This Way

On a daily basis during the baseball season, I always think about how grateful I am that I am not the official scorer. However, there was a time that I held that role. Back in the day when I worked in Myrtle Beach for the Single-A Advance affiliate of the Atlanta Braves (it’s now a…

Scouting Uncertainty

To me, scouting is a fascinating topic. However, I’m amazed at how little credit scouts get from even the hardcore baseball fan. If not for the scouts, I am not sure how baseball would be structured to this day. What comes first in the evolution of baseball…the talent or the person who discovers the talent?…

A War of Words

I have never done this. I had never called a fan that provided his/her opinion, but I did it last night. The Rangers were getting it handed to them on the field. Scott Feldman, the Rangers starting pitcher, gave up eight runs in 1.2 innings. A’s starter Jarrod Parker worked a no-hitter through seven innings.…