For Some Reason, Baseball Broadcasters Decided To Lose Their Minds This Weekend
SportsGrid Video 09:05 am, June 27th, 2011
Bizarre behavior all around is the only way to describe the weekend in baseball broadcasting, from Braves analyst Joe Simpson going berserk on-camera to Rays third man Todd Kalas putting on a hand puppet.
The former was featured heavily throughout the Braves' broadcast Saturday night, as Simpson (speaking to a Braves watch party back in Suwanee, GA) combated the mild-mannered nature of play-by-play announcer Chip Caray and turned MLB into WWE:
Simpson's performance garnered some interesting reactions from the Twitterverse:
@FriedBasballATL The open from today's #Braves broadcast was from a drunken office party. It was never supposed to air.