I wouldn't know Reese Havens if he came up to me and hit me over the head with a baseball bat. That's assuming he wouldn't swing and miss. Although if he hit me, he probably would pull an oblique muscle and miss a month, the poor bastard.
Point being: I don't get paid to recognize Reese Havens. And contrary to what you might think, I don't carry a spring training roster with me everywhere I go. Nationals announcer Bob Carpenter does get paid for this. But apparently he had a tough time with it on Thursday:
Reese Havens has been playing second base for 2 innings now but the Nats' announcers still think he's Wilmer Flores.
— mistermet (@_mistermet) March 1, 2013
Hey Nats announcers, Reese Havens and Wilmer Flores are not the same dude.
— D.J. Short (@djshort) March 1, 2013
hahahaha Wilmer Flores!!!!! stupid Nats old men... He's Reese HAVENS
— Francisco Sarceño (@Frank_Guate) March 1, 2013
When referring to Reese Havens, Bob Carpenter has...