March 30: When Jamie Moyer just wouldn't quit

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Larry Bowa was offered color commentator position by Comcast SportsNet this offseason

Two weeks ago, Ben Davis was named as the replacement to Jamie Moyer in the Phillies' broadcast booth as color commentator. It is believed that Davis beat-out former Phillies shortstop, Kevin Stocker, who currently works for the Pac-12 Network. Stocker was named as a finalist in a report from Phillies'...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dutch Cancer Free; Davis to Broadcast Booth

Amazing news! On 97.5 the Fanatic’s Mike Missanelli Show, Darren Daulton sent a text to Mike declaring he is cancer free.  Back in 2013, Dutch was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. So excited to hear that my former colleague is doing much, much better! Also, the Phillies and Comcast Sportsnet announced that Philly area native and former first round draft pick...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Comcast SportsNet Hires Ben Davis as New Phillies Color Commentator

View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Phillies and Comcast SportsNet have announced that Ben Davis will replace Jamie Moyer this upcoming season as color commentator. Davis will join Tom McCarthy, Matt Stairs, Mike Schmidt and Gregg Murphy on television, who will be returning under their similar roles from this past...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mickey Morandini interviewed for open TV job

Jamie Moyer opted out of his two-year contract with Comcast after just one season in the Phillies TV booth alongside play-by-play voice Tom McCarthy and occasionally fellow analysts Matt Stairs and Mike Schmidt. The search continues for a replacement to fill the vacancy opened by Moyer. Pregame and postgame analyst Ben Davis and former Phillies infielder Kevin Stocker have been rumored...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Finalists to Replace Jamie Moyer in Philadelphia Phillies TV Booth Revealed

Photo: Courtesy Ben Davis' Twitter page Following the 2013 season, we learned of the departure of two Phillies TV broadcasters, Chris Wheeler and Gary "Sarge" Matthews. Their replacements, Matt Stairs, Jamie Moyer, and Mike Schmidt, weren't met with the most positive of reviews, but many fans were ready to give...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Same old offseason story for the Colorado Rockies as they head to spring training in 2015

Jeff Bridich has his hands full with the Colorado Rockies.The hot stove season is generally an exciting time for baseball fans. It brings excitement and often-times a renewed hope.Colorado Rockies fans, however, have become used to a different type of offseason. Rockies fans offseason is filled with crickets chirping in the early part, followed by recycled pieces from beat writers...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners to induct Moyer into team's Hall of Fame

SEATTLE (AP) Former Seattle Mariners pitcher Jamie Moyer will become the latest inductee into the club's Hall of Fame. The Mariners announced Tuesday that Moyer will be inducted on Aug. 8 before Seattle plays the Texas Rangers. He will be the second pitcher honored by the club, joining recent Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Randy Johnson. Moyer spent 11 seasons with Seattle and is...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Comcast Sports Net Replace Jamie Moyer In Phillies Broadcast Booth?

Back in November the Phillies announced that former World Champion pitcher Jamie Moyer would be leaving the team's broadcast booth after one year. At the time, the Phillies said that the rest of the broadcast team, including Tom McCarthy, Gregg Murphy, Matt Stairs, and Mike Schmidt would return for 2015....
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie Moyer leaving Phillies TV booth, now what?

After just one season in he booth alongside Tom McCarthy, former Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer is retiring from his role as a Phillies broadcaster. Comcast Sportsnet issued a statement on Friday to announce Moyer’s decision. “At the end of the Phillies’ season, I gave the situation a great deal of thought, with my family in mind,” Moyer said. “I enjoyed my year behind the...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie Moyer leaves Phillies broadcast booth

One of the most improved broadcast teams in all of baseball during the 2014 season belonged to the Philadelphia Phillies. Heading into the season, CSN Philly revamped their booth, ousting long-time broadcasters Gary Matthews and Chris Wheeler. The color commentators to replace the pair alongside returning play-by-play man Tom McCarthy were Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs. Each former...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie Moyer Leaves Phillies Broadcast Booth

Less than a year ago, we learned that long-time Phillies broadcaster Chris Wheeler would be out of the Phillies broadcast booth. After a lengthy search in which Comcast Sports Net looked for a new broadcaster, Comcast setteled on former 2008 Phillies Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs. After just one season,...
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Top Moments: #3 T-Mac’s Catch

We are continuing with our 2014 Top Moments countdown, this time with our #3 moment: When T-Mac caught a home run. Back on June 27, the Phillies broadcast crew of Tom McCarthy, Jamie Moyer, and Matt Stairs were stationed in center field for the game’s broadcast. It was the first time in Citizens Bank Park history that the game would be called from a location other than the booth...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies went all-out during Star Wars Night

If you’re going to do a silly promotion at the ballpark like Star Wars Night, you might as well go all out – and that’s exactly what the Philadelphia Phillies did on Friday night during their game with the St. Louis Cardinals. The telecast began with an amazing version of the famous introductory crawl, and I think the phrase “evil Cardinals empire” echoes how nearly every...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Honor Lou Piniella Saturday August 9th

Lou To Be Inducted To Mariners Hall of Fame For 10 seasons the Emerald City watched the Seattle Mariners, win or lose, under Lou Piniella’s leadership.  Given his success of getting the M’s to the playoffs on several occasions it’s only fitting that this Saturday he becomes the first Seattle Mariner’s skipper inducted into the Mariner’s Hall of Fame. No other skipper in...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Randy Wolf signs with fifth team

Credit: cbssports.com Meet the poor man’s Jamie Moyer. The Los Angeles Angels have signed Wolf to a minor league contract and he will pitch for Triple-A Salt Lake. Granted Randy Wolf is only 37 years old and Moyer pitched till he was 49, but it feels like Wolf has been around just as long. Wolf is left-handed like Moyer, and the way Wolf’s career is going now, he could be heading...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Apathy sets in for Colorado Rockies fans as losing continues

This is what the Rockies have successfully made fans care about.Admit it, you don't really care anymore.What used to anger fans of the Colorado Rockies rarely causes so much as a shrug of the shoulders anymore. What used to be appointment television, where a fan would set his or her day around watching the Rockies game has turned into not remembering what time the game even starts...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies broadcaster catches home run ball, throws it back

Ed Note: This post appears courtesy Bloguin’s MLB site The Outside Corner. Make sure to visit TOC for the best walk-offs, longest home runs, and more great stories like this… During Friday night’s Braves-Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies are doing something cool. Their three-man broadcast booth of Tom McCarthy, Jamie Moyer, and Matt Stairs is stationed in the...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Fireworks After The Game…None During

Once again the Phillies were unable to overcome an early deficit. The Braves scored three runs in the first inning thanks to a three run home run to deep center field by Freddie Freeman. Phillies play-by-play man Tom McCarthy made the catch in the stands, as he, Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs were calling the […]
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Top Phils, 4-2

The Phillies dropped the first game of the series with the Braves on Friday night, 4-2. The game started off with a three run home run by Freddie Freeman off of Kyle Kendrick in the first, which ended up being all the Braves would need. The ball was caught by broadcaster Tom McCarthy, who, along with Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs, called the game from center field. T-Mac threw the...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phillies broadcaster catches HR, throws it back

During Friday night’s Braves-Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies are doing something cool. Their three-man broadcast booth of Tom McCarthy, Jamie Moyer, and Matt Stairs is stationed in the center field seats for the evening. Where the broadcasters are located is in firing range for home run balls, and that’s exactly what happened in the first inning when Freddie...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies broadcaster catches home run ball, throws it back

During Friday night’s Braves-Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies are doing something cool. Their three-man broadcast booth of Tom McCarthy, Jamie Moyer, and Matt Stairs is stationed in the center field seats for the evening. Where the broadcasters are located is in firing range for home run balls, and that’s exactly what happened in the first inning when Freddie...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Seventeen-year-old girl wows Tampa Bay Rays with her knuckleball

Hold your jokes about how the Tampa Bay Rays are the worst team in baseball and couldn’t even beat a girl.  Okay, maybe not, because they faced one today and didn’t exactly tee off.  Check out this 17-year old knuckleball master who just happens to be a girl as she got a chance to throw some batting practice at the Trop (via YouTube/FoxSports) Miss Chelsea Baker, a rising High...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ruben Amaro appears to not understand difference between at-bats and plate appearances

Ruben Amaro has been running things in the Phillies organization for nearly six years, and little things like this might explain why the team has struggled lately under his watch. Amaro joined Tom McCarthy and Jamie Moyer in the broadcast booth Thursday and was talking about how Jimmy Rollins is nearing Mike Schmidt’s franchise record […]
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking every local MLB TV announcer

Over the last two weeks, we polled the Awful Announcing readers on their opinions of each local broadcast team around the majors. The polls were broken down division by division to gain the perspective of both fans and rivals for each broadcast team. The votes are in, and we weighted your grades on a four point scale for each broadcast crew and sorted them to determine who your favorite...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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