Found May 24, 2013 on
Online Sports Guys:
This is just painful.
Particularly to those of us who work in the TV business and take pride in making sure anything we put on the air is correct.
For those of you familiar with Sports, take a look at the screen grab on your right.
It's a graphic done for the Fox Sports Kansas City broadcast of Thursday's Royals game.
In no particular order: Bryce Hunter should be Bryce Harper. And notice the Detroit Tigers logo and Nationals cap.
Matt Jones. Nope. Should be Matt Harvey. and notice the Orioles logo. That despite the Mets cap.
Manny Machado. Well, they did get his name right, but check out the White Sox logo.
And then Mike Trout. Again, they did get the name right, but no, despite the Angels hat, they show him as playing for the Yankees.
C'mon guys, this is embarrassing.
Sure, we know that on occasion typos are made, we get that. Happens to everyone. But this is pathetic. Did you not even look at t...
BEST OF MAXIM
It's been a rough couple of weeks for Nats' rising star Bryce Harper.
First, there was his embarrassing face-plant into the right-field wall at Dodger Stadium. Harper tried to track down a drive off the bat of A.J. Ellis but failed to remember the important part of the term "warning track."
Take a look for yourself.
OK, so maybe it's wise for him not to do...
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This tantalizing photo has all of the early 80′s sexuality...
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Now we completely expect the hapless Kansas City Royals to make blunders on the field, but we expect a little bit of professionalism during their broadcast. Fox Sports Kansas City made one of the most egregious and blatant errors of sports graphics of all-time on Thursday night. During the Royals and Los Angeles Angels game the broadcast team asked the question; “Which Young Player...
When PECOTA released their preseason major league projections earlier this year, there weren’t many surprises to be found in the National League East: The Washington Nationals were projected to once again top the National League East with 88-wins while the Atlanta Braves trailed them in second place with 82-wins. The surprise team in the group wasn’t the cream of the east, but...
The above graphic appeared on FOX Sports Kansas City telecast of the Royals and Angels game. It has just about everything wrong with it.
Gone are the days of Bryce Haper, he is now Bryce Hunter. The same can be said for Mets phenom pitcher Matt Harvey who is now Matt Jones.
To make matters worse the team logos are all incorrect. Harper, er Hunter… is now a member of the Tigers...
5/22 @mets lineup vs @redsMurphy 2BAnkiel CFWright 3BDuda LFByrd RFDavis 1BBuck CTejada SSHarvey P
— MLBLineups (@mlblineups) May 22, 2013
5/22 lineup vs. Mets: Choo 8, Cozart 6, Votto 3, @datdudebp 4, @jayabruce 9, Paul 7, @jackhannahan9 5, Mesoraco 2, Latos RHP#whiff — Reds (@Reds) May 22, 2013
It’s #WeatherEducationDay at Citi Field with @pix11‘s Mr. G @lindachurch11 and...
We all know who Bryce Harper is – the guy will literally run into a wall for attention and then blame it on playing stupid hard. And we all know that Miguel Cabrera is crushing high-AAA pitching on a daily basis. There is another guy, though, that should be garnering way more attention than he currently is – Mike Trout.
Last night, Mike Trout did his best pre-Kim Basinger...
Daniel Murphy – 2B
Rick Ankiel – CF
David Wright – 3B
Lucas Duda – LF
Marlon Byrd – RF
Ike Davis – 1B
John Buck – C
Ruben Tejada – SS
Matt Harvey – RHP
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