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Brandon Phillips didn't record a hit in his two at-bats in the All-Star Game on Tuesday, but he did notch a pair of nice defensive plays in the top of the fifth.
Both of those plays are highlighted in this video clip.
Try and block out the sound of color commentator Tim McCarver as you watch. I'm not sure if he adds any extra value to the footage other than just being a tad annoying.
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Who knew MLB on FOX analyst Tim McCarver was a Metallica fan? McCarver and partner Joe Buck were discussing New York Yankees' closer Mariano Rivera's entrance on the All-Star Game broadcast after the reliever came out to a standing ovation in the final Mid-Summer Classic appearance of his career. It was a terrific moment as players from both leagues stood and applauded, while...
Cringeworthy: Prince Fielder hitting A triple while McCarver recited "Enter Sandman" [Deadspin]
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Because sometimes life lobs you the wonderfully absurd, here’s Prince Fielder hitting a triple in last night’s MLB All-Star Game, and Tim McCarver reciting however much he knows of Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’ while it happens. He should’ve done this the entire game. I wanted to hear a “whisky in the jar-o” reference for Miguel Cabrera. (video via Deadspin)- Follow...
Well this is petty and asinine. Tim McCarver appeared on The Dan Patrick Show this morning after DP returned from a summer vacation and dropped a nugget about the paranoia that permeates throughout Major League Baseball. The Fox analyst revealed MLB restricts them from showing video of all-time hit king Pete Rose, and the same goes for ESPN as well.
Rose has been part...
It's no secret that Major League Baseball has placed a lifetime ban on all-time hit king and Cincinnati native Pete Rose. The league has pretty much ignored all of Rose's achievements since banning the Reds legend for betting on baseball.
In fact, Commissioner Bud Selig would probably like it if there were no traces of Rose's impact on the game available at all. So...