Found September 09, 2012 on Metstradamus:
Poor Kevin Burkhardt.Guy finally gets his first chance at the big time ... an announcing gig on FOX Sports to call Saturday's Braves/Mets game. He would get to show his knowledge and his persona to a bigger audience. I mean, sure he asked R.A. Dickey the same seven questions that he's asked him all season on SNY. But now he gets to do it in a real suit! And the world would finally see what they've been missing.Problem is the game sucked and everybody that was watching that mess instead of college football were all of a sudden searching the remote to watch Florida or Rutgers or anything other than the Mets by the second inning after Kris Medlen hit an RBI double to deep center field while Jordany Valdespin was running towards Two Boots Pizza. Hell, if we wanted to watch a shellacking like the one the Braves put on the Mets, we'll search the remote to see if Savannah State was on. At least they covered the spread.So I'm guessing about three people were watching at ...
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