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John Kruk's streak is over. He was taken from the ESPN broadcast booth last night.
John Kruk was just taken from the press box here. He won't be calling the game tonight for ESPN. He was conscious and responsive.— Jimmy Bramlett (@JimmyBramlett) August 25, 2013
Awful Announcing clears it all up:
UPDATE: At the open of the ESPN broadcast, Dan Shulman said Kruk was "under the weather." According to a statement from the network, Kruk is in stable condition after being treated for dehydration:
"John left the booth feeling dizzy and was diagnosed with dehydration. His vital signs are stable and he's in good spirits. We wish him a speedy recovery.”
Which was interesting because Bramlett added, "He was wheeled out on a stretcher saying that he was drinking tons of water. It's not too terribly warm here."
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Sunday Night Baseball had a scary situation tonight as broadcaster, John Kruk, had to be taken from the booth on a stretcher due to what is being reported as dehydration.
ESPN analyst John Kruk has left the television booth at Dodger Stadium after becoming dehydrated.
Kruk is in Los Angeles for Sunday night's game between the Red Sox and Dodgers. The Boston Globe reported he was taken from the press box on a stretcher.
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John Kruk was taken to a hospital on a stretcher prior to the Los Angeles Dodgers-Boston Red Sox game on Sunday. The ESPN analyst was preparing to broadcast the game on “Sunday Night Baseball.” “John left the booth feeling dizzy and was diagnosed with dehydration,” ESPN said in a statement. “His vital signs are stable […]
The good news is according to Awful Announcing he was conscious. Thoughts and prayers are with him, hope he is ok.
John Kruk was just taken from the press box here. He won't be calling the game tonight for ESPN. He was conscious and responsive.
— Jimmy Bramlett (@JimmyBramlett) August 25, 2013
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