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
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.…
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.
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…
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
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
The Hall of Fame pitcher, who has previously called games for Fox and MLB Network, will replace Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci.
Two years after Tim McCarver hung up his headphones for FOX Sports’ baseball broadcasts, the network is still trying to figure out how to make their in-game booth work. Tuesday, John Smoltz was named as Joe Buck’s new partner, sending Tom Verducci and Harold Reynolds out.Read full article >>
Hall of Famer John Smoltz has been promoted to Fox's lead baseball analyst and will work alongside play-by-play man Joe Buck, displacing Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci.
Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz apparently made the most of what amounted to an impromptu audition for a spot in the booth during Fox's World Series coverage in the fall. The pitcher-turned-commentator will join play-by-play man Joe Buck as the network's lead baseball broadcast team, replacing...
Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci are being moved off of Fox’s marquee broadcasting team with Joe Buck and will be replaced by John (...)
Fox is reportedly removing Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci from the network’s MLB booth. John Smoltz will be Joe Buck’s new partner. [New York Daily News] Read more...
Fox’s three-man MLB on Fox booth of Joe Buck, Harold Reynolds, and Tom Verducci received plenty of negative feedback for the two seasons they were together. But MLB fans that weren’t fond of the trio can breathe easy – John Smoltz will...Show More Summary
John Smoltz rolled into Tuesday morning’s episode of MLB Central dressed up like an NHL goalie. It didn’t end well for him. I don’t think you’re going to see him show up on NHL Network any time soon. The post John Smoltz dresses up like a hockey goalie, faceplants appeared first on Awful Announcing.
Tuesday, September 1 New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox (MLBN 7 pm) Bob Costas, John Smoltz & Tom Verducci [alt: Rays at Orioles] Wednesday, September 2 New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox (MLBN 4 pm) Local Broadcast [alt: Angels at A’s – 3:30p] Washington Nationals at St. Show More Summary
During Tuesday’s Tigers-Cubs game on MLB Network, John Smoltz got bored during a two hour, 17 minute rain delay. So he created an “all-weather” MLB team. Out of everyone on that list, Dewey Williams is probably the most forced answer. Show More Summary
Dewey Williams leads off.
Tuesday, August 4 Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (MLBN 7 pm) Matt Vasgersian, John Smoltz & Tom Verducci [alt: Twins at Blue Jays] Wednesday, August 5 Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (ESPN 7 pm) Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe, Doug...Show More Summary
The perils of live television.
During a Monday interview with John Smoltz at MLB Network, someone got caught with a hot mic, saying “tell him to go f— himself”. Yeah, that was awkward. It may have just been a rib, since Smoltz works at MLB Network…but it also could...Show More Summary