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Aaron Judge made “one of the greatest catches you’re going to see in Game Seven,” as per John Smoltz

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

We’ve seen plenty of remarkable home runs from New York Yankees’ right fielder Aaron Judge this season, but on Saturday, Judge made headlines for taking a home run away. With the score knotted at zero in the top of the third of GameShow More Summary

Your MLB announcing schedule for 6/27-7/2

7 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Tuesday, June 27 Chicago Cubs at Washington Nationals (MLB Network 7 pm) Bob Costas, John Smoltz & Ken Rosenthal [Alt: Marlins at Mets] Wednesday, June 28 Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants (MLB Network 7 pm) Local RSN [alt: Phillies...Show More Summary

Former MLB pitchers criticize handling of young pitchers, including Dodgers' Julio Urias

7 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The hot button of John Smoltz was pushed last Tuesday when the Hall of Fame pitcher was asked on a conference call about the Dodgers’ conservative approach to developing pitching phenom Julio Urias. This was three days before the Dodgers announced on Friday that Urias, the prized 20-year-old who...

Your MLB announcing schedule for 6/6-6/11

7 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Tuesday, June 6 Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (MLBN 7 pm) Bob Costas, John Smoltz & Tom Verducci [Alt: Pirates at Orioles] Wednesday, June 7 Washington Nationals at Los Angeles Dodgers (MLBN 3 pm) Local RSN [Alt: Jays at A’s – 3:30p]...Show More Summary

Your 2017 MLB national broadcast primer

10 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

FOX Sports FOX – Saturday primetime during the summer and late September FS1 – Weekly national and/or local co-existing games Joe Buck, John Smoltz & Ken Rosenthal return as lead team of MLB on FOX Postseason – American League Postseason...Show More Summary

Your 2017 World Baseball Classic Championship Round announcing schedule

10 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Monday, March 20 9 PM – Netherlands vs. Puerto Rico (MLB) Matt Vasgersian, John Smoltz, J.P. Morosi (MLB.TV) Paul Severino, Joe Magrane (ESPN Radio) Dave Flemming, Chris Singleton Tuesday, March 21 9 PM – USA vs. Japan (MLB) Matt Vasgersian, John Smoltz, J.P. Show More Summary

Angels' Bud Norris might find his way back to the field from the bullpen

Bud Norris shared a 30-minute car ride and a lunch with former Atlanta Braves star John Smoltz at a golf tournament over the off-season. Much of their conversation focused on the transition from starting pitcher to short reliever, a subject Norris wouldn’t have broached six or seven years ago with...

Podcast: Smoltz says Clemens, Bonds shouldn’t be in Hall of Fame

last yearSports : Jeff Schultz

Former Braves pitcher John Smoltz recently accomplished a rare double-header: He served as a color analyst for one of the greatest World Series ever played (Chicago…

Your MLB announcing schedule for 8/31-9/5

Wednesday, August 31 Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs (ESPN 8 pm) Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe, Doug Glanville Thursday, September 1 San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs (MLBN 8 pm) Bob Costas, John Smoltz, & Tom Verducci [alt: Marlins...Show More Summary

Your MLB announcing schedule for 8/16-21

Tuesday, August 16 Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles (MLBN, 7 PM) Local Broadcast [alt: Royals at Tigers] Wednesday, August 17 Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco Giants (MLBN, 3:30 PM) Brian Kenny, John Smoltz, Jonah Keri, Mike Petriello...Show More Summary

Your MLB Announcing Schedule for 6/3 – 6/5

Friday, June 3 Arizona Diamondbacks at Chicago Cubs (MLBN 2 pm) Local Broadcast San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals (MLBN 8 pm) Bob Costas, John Smoltz & Sam Ryan [alt: Mariners at Rangers] Saturday, June 4 Arizona Diamondbacks...Show More Summary

We ask again: What has happened to the Braves’ Julio Teheran?

2 years agoSports : Mark Bradley

There was a time when Julio Teheran becoming the first true No. 1 starter developed by the Atlanta Braves since Tom Glavine/John Smoltz seemed all but a fait accompli.…

My, How Times Have Changed for the Atlanta Braves Rotation

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

In the tunnel leading to the dugout at the Atlanta Braves spring training stadium, there's a picture of John Smoltz being inducted into the Hall of Fame, right above a photo showing Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine holding their Cooperstown plaques.

Braves’ starting rotation ranked 30th (and it’s hard to argue)

2 years agoSports : Jeff Schultz

Six months after John Smoltz was inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame, adding punctuation to the Braves’ pitching dominance of the 1990s with similarly decorated teammates…

Reviewing the top 16 baseball players most likely to be elected to 2016 Hall of Fame class

The consensus after last year’s announcement of who would be inducted into the Hall of Fame — ace pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz along with second base stalwart Craig Biggio — was that the Baseball Writers Association of America, entrusted with the vote, had done fine work. Show More Summary

Fox took a rare, bold step in ditching Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci for John Smoltz

The remarkable thing about sports commentators is that regardless of how they’re perceived by the public, they’re likely to stay on for years and years as long as someone at the network believes in them. There’s very little change in...Show More Summary

John Smoltz Named Lead Baseball Analyst for Fox

The Hall of Fame pitcher, who has previously called games for Fox and MLB Network, will replace Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci.

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