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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...
Via Macho Row
19 days ago  |  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...
Via Awful Announcing
20 days ago  |  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,...
Via Philliedelphia
21 days ago  |  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...
Via Phillies Nation
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...
Via Awful Announcing
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...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
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...
Via Reading Between The Seams
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...
Via Rockies Review
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...
Via Awful Announcing
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 […]
Via Philly Sports Live
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...
Via Phillies Nation
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...
Via The Outside Corner
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...
Via Bloguin Best
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...
Via Reading Between The Seams
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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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...
Via Awful Announcing
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rate the local MLB announcers – NL East

The National League East is a division where people generally have strong opinions about the broadcast teams – and most of it isn’t positive. On the bright side, this division did give us our first viral announcing moment of the baseball season thanks to Keith Hernandez, a female fan, and her hot dog. Give each broadcast crew a rating, and if you have strong opinions in either...
Via Awful Announcing
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Thome's First First Pitch Was Way Off

Opening Day is always a special time. The Phillies brought in former players Steve Carlton and Jamie Moyer to throw out the first pitch at the Phillies' opener. For the Charlotte Knights, Jim Thome would be that special player. It did not go so well. Kami Mattoli of the Sporting...
Via Philliedelphia
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

If Leo Mazzone wants to coach, why not let him?

Leo Mazzone is letting the Phillies know he would like to coach in Philadelphia. The longtime pitching coach of the Atlanta Braves during the Bobby Cox era took to Twitter Monday morning to say as much. @Phillies I would be very interested in being your pitching coach. #championshipball — Leo Mazzone (@LeoMazzone54) November 4, 2013 With the Phillies possibly missing out...
Via Macho Row
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Adiós: Rickie Ricardo Leaves Phillies Spanish Broadcast for Yankees

This morning on the WIP Morning Show with Angelo Cataldi, Rhea Hughes and Al Morganti, some shocking, disappointing news was broke. While the Phillies have added many new faces to their broadcasting team this offseason: Jamie Moyer, Matt Stairs and Mike Schmidt, an additional subtraction along-side Chris Wheeler and Gary...
Via Philliedelphia
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Stairs Turned Down First Broadcast Job

Photo Courtesy: Steve Trapani Much excitement has surrounded the onset of the Phillies new television broadcast team. Tom McCarthy, Matt Stairs, Jamie Moyer, and even Mike Schmidt himself will split some time in the booth this season. Thus far, the trio of T-Mac, Stairs, and Moyer has received mostly positive...
Via Philliedelphia
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins News

JACOB PAPKE TWINS WRITER After pitching for the Twins between 2009 and 2012 right-handed pitcher Carl Pavano announced he is planning to retire citing various injuries. Pavano had been attempting to return to the majors after battling injuries in the 2012 season and rupturing his spleen during the 2012-2013 winter. Pavano saw his best year in 2010 with the Twins when he went 17-11...
Via TopSportsReport
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Schmidt joins Phillies TV broadcast crew

Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt is joining the Philadelphia Phillies' television crew for 13 Sunday home games this season. Schmidt is a three-time NL MVP who hit 548 home runs and led the Phillies to their first World Series championship in 1980. He played his entire career with Philadelphia. Schmidt will work in the broadcast booth as an analyst. He has done some announcing over the...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Schmidt to Join McCarthy, Others in Booth This Season

Earlier this offseason we learned that long-time Phillies broadcasters Chris Wheeler and Gary Matthews Sr. had been relieved of their duties in light of the mega TV contract that was signed between the franchise and Comcast SportsNet. Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs were named replacements for the duo that drew...
Via Philliedelphia
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Comcast Adds Schmidt to Broadcast Team

Schmidt will broadcast all 13 Phillies’ home games. According to Ryan Lawrence, Comcast has added Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmidt to its broadcast team for all 13 Sunday Phillies’ home games. Lawrence notes that Schmidt has broadcasting experience, including a 1990 run broadcasting games for PRISM. Schmidt joins a team that now includes Tom McCarthy, Matt Stairs, and...
Via Phillies Nation
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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