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Sunday Night Baseball will be called from the Green Monster

This week’s edition of Sunday Night Baseball will pit the Yankees against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. While you try to stifle your excitement about this fresh matchup, ESPN is adding a new wrinkle to the game broadcast that might capture some attention – they’re sending Dan Shulman and John Kruk to the top of the Green Monster to call the game. Much like they did in May when...
Via Awful Announcing
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees fan who fell asleep during game suing ESPN for $10 million

So it’s come to this, America – a Yankees fan that fell asleep during a Sunday Night Baseball game with the Red Sox is suing ESPN, Dan Shulman, John Kruk, Major League Baseball, and the New York Yankees for $10 million, alleging that he was defamed by comments from the commentary duo. I really can’t make this up. MLBAM feels so threatened by the lawsuit that they haven’t...
Via Awful Announcing
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

You snooze, you lose. You a Yankees fan and you sue? NY Post front page!

Sleeping Yankees fan Andrew Rector is suing ESPN & MLB for $10 million dollars for playing video of him asleep at a Yankees game. The lawsuit claims play-by-play man Dan Shulman and big-leaguer-turned-commentator John Kruk made a host of negative comments about his weight. "But his typo-ridden suit says Shulman and Kruk’s “false statements” include suggestions that Rector...
Via Bob's Blitz
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan Caught Sleeping at Yankees Game Suing ESPN for $10 Million (Video)

A New York Yankees fan who was caught on TV sleeping while attending their game on April 13 against the Boston Red Sox, has filed a $10 million lawsuit against ESPN broadcasters Dan Schulman and John Kruk for defamation. According to the plaintiff, the two broadcasters released an avalanche of disparaging words against him. Andrew Robert Rector admitted that he “briefly slept”...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Man Falls Asleep At Baseball Game, Camera Catches Him, Man Sues

Where do we even begin? Back on April 13th, Andrew Robert Rector, fell asleep at the Red Sox/Yankees game. The TV cameras caught Rector in the act. Now, according to Court House News Service, Rector is suing ESPN announcers Dan Shulman and John Kruk, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, ESPN New York, and the New York Yankees, in Bronx County Supreme Court.  Rector is claiming...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kruk Rips Papelbon; MAG Throws in Clearwater

KRUK ON PAP -On Thursday afternoon, Mike Missanelli spoke with ESPN Sunday Night Baseball analyst and former Phillie John Kruk about the Jonathan Papelbon situation from over the weekend. Kruk didn’t pull punches and ripped Papelbon for his inability to be ready, and the possibility that he was out the night before, thus unable to perform his duties as closer. “I don’t know...
Via Phillies Nation
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Night Baseball in the Wrigley bleachers worked out pretty well

I was pessimistic about ESPN sticking Dan Shulman and John Kruk in the right field bleachers at Wrigley Field for Sunday Night Baseball this week. But after watching the game, I can safely say that it worked pretty well. There was some awkwardness right off the bat after Yadier Molina hit a long fly ball to right field, resulting in Shulman craning his neck over the wall to see the...
Via Awful Announcing
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Shulman, John Kruk believe White Sox are better than the Cubs

With Opening Day just three days away for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs, the clock will begin ticking for both clubs. Each team is in rebuilding mode, but who will win more games in 2014? Dan Shulman, the play-by-play voice of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball, sides with the team on the South Side of Chicago. “I would have to say short term – White Sox – and long term...
Via The Sports Bank
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #47 John Kruk

The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #47. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff.  From this point forward, each...
Via Phillies Nation
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Were Interested In John Kruk As A Broadcaster, But He Forgot To Call Them Back

That's our Krukker. Former Phillies first baseman John Kruk appeared on The Mike Missanelli Show on 97.5 The Fanatic yesterday and let it be known: the Phillies were interested in him as a broadcaster. The team, Kruk said, called him to see if he might be interested. However, Kruk admitted...
Via Philliedelphia
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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