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Former Chicago Cubs Announcer Blasts Starlin Castro

The Chicago Cubs have been struggling a bit in the last week, losing three of four games. They had a 3-3 road trip against the San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks, but it felt like they could’ve won at least one if not two more games. With their trip to Arizona, former Cubs announcer Bob Brenly couldn’t wait to blast Starlin Castro. During Friday’s game against the Diamondbacks...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Unit looks to be shoo-in for Hall of Fame in Tuesday announcement

  At 6-foot-10, Randy Johnson stood on the mound and looked down on batters, an intimidating presence before he even threw the ball. And when he let it fly, his talent matched his imposing stature. With a menacing fastball and devastating slider, The Big Unit had a career that rivaled any other left-handed pitcher who played the game. There is a long list of statistics to back that...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Johnson looks to be shoo-in for Hall of Fame

PHOENIX (AP) At 6-foot-10, Randy Johnson stood on the mound and looked down on batters, an intimidating presence before he even threw the ball. And when he let it fly, his talent matched his imposing stature. With a menacing fastball and devastating slider, ''The Big Unit'' had a career that rivaled any other left-handed pitcher who played the game. There is a long list of statistics...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Chewbacca And A Storm Trooper Announced Diamondbacks-Cubs Game (Video)

The MLB season can get tedious at times, so teams sometimes resort to hosting special “theme nights” to spice things up. It’s safe to say that the Arizona Diamondbacks just raised the bar. The Diamondbacks hosted “Star Wars Day” at Chase Field on Sunday for their game against the Chicago Cubs. The D’backs certainly aren’t the first team to host a Star Wars-themed event...
Via NESN.com
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks announcers dress in Star Wars regalia

When the baseball season hits late July, it takes some creativity to power through the summer doldrums.  For the Arizona Diamondbacks, that meant a Star Wars night where everyone got to bring their best Comic-Con game to the ballpark. Even the announcers. Here’s Steve Berthiaume and Bob Brenly dressed as a storm trooper and Chewy respectively.  Berthiaume even got into the Star...
Via Awful Announcing
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Diamondbacks Announcers Go All In During Star Wars Day

Star Wars is almost as American as baseball. You can see this by taking a gander at all the Star Wars-themed events around MLB this season. But no one took it any further than than Arizona Diamondbacks announcers Bob Brenly and Steve Berthiaume prior to their game against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.  Your browser does not support iframes. I have to say, the Chewbacca get-up...
Via Sportsnaut
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Perfect Game roundtable

It was 10 years ago Sunday -- May 18, 2004 -- that Randy Johnson threw a perfect game for the Diamondbacks against the Braves at Turner Field in Atlanta. It was just the 17th perfect game in major league history at the time (there are now 23), and at 40, the Big Unit became the oldest player ever to have thrown one, a mark that still stands. To honor the anniversary of Johnson's...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Perfect Game roundtable: Matt Kata's bat

Sunday, May 18, is the 10th anniversary of Randy Johnson's perfect game in Atlanta. To mark the anniversary we brought together Diamondbacks analyst Bob Brenly, radio voice Greg Schulte and FOX Sports Arizona reporter Todd Walsh to reminisce about their memories of that remarkable night. In this clip, Brenly, who was managing the D-backs at the time, shares the story of how Matt...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Sign Bob Brenly's Son To Minors Deal

(Photo by Stephen Green)According to multiple reports, the Red Sox have signed 27-year old catcher Michael Brenly (the son of former big-league manager Bob Brenly) to a minor league deal. The younger Brenly has spent most of his 6-year professional career in the Cubs organization. He reached the AAA level last year in the D'Back's farm system. He's a .249 career hitter in the minors...
Via FenwayNation
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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