I believe it's fair to say that Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman has annoyed listeners and viewers from time to time. But one national writer was so annoyed by Brennaman during Saturday's telecast against the Pirates that he decided to write an entire piece dedicated to it.
CBS Sports writer Matt Snyder published this article on Monday which basically rips Brennaman, and anyone else, who insists on rambling about the importance of hitting with runners in scoring position with two outs. Apparently, Snyder became quite steamed when Brennaman kept stressing how poorly Joey Votto has hit this season in such situations. In fact, Snyder went as far as saying Brennaman was "obsessed with it."
Here is a snippet from Synder's piece:
While being tortured by play-by-play announcer Thom Brennaman during Saturday afternoon's Fox game in my region -- Reds hosting Pirates -- I stumbled upon my absolute limit when it comes to one particular "stat."
I cannot possibly take one more solit...