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JOHN KRUK RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

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

ESPN will broadcast Sunday Night Baseball from the Wrigley Field bleachers

On Sunday Night Baseball this week, the Cardinals will take on the Cubs. The duo of Dan Shulman and John Kruk will be taking an unconventional approach to the broadcast however, calling the game from the right field bleachers at Wrigley Field instead of in the traditional press box behind home plate. Here are some of the details from ESPN’s press release. The voice of Sunday Night...
Via Awful Announcing
May 02, 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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