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Nelson Figueroa (left) and Andy Gonzalez of Puerto Rico. (Getty, via Yahoo)
Heidi Watney of the MLB Network probably wants back the below interview, and most likely will also be a great learning experience for her. Friday night, following the WBC game where Puerto Rico beat the United States in a 4-3 victory, Watney thought she was interviewing Puerto Rico starting pitcher Nelson Figueroa, but instead she was actually talking to Andy Gonzalez. You can see the extremely awkward interview below where she speaks to the slugger as if he just pitched a great game. You have to also give it to Gonzalez as he didn’t even correct Watney or embarrass her. It was a pretty classy move.
Later she addressed the incident on Twitter by saying simply, “I went with what I was told.”
@c_singleton Thank you that’s exactly what happened. I went with what I was told.
— Heidi Watney (@HeidiWatney) March 16, 2013
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