- Geek & Sci-Fi
In news that will undoubtedly cast a sullen shadow over the world of baseball, ESPN has announced that after 21 years, Jon Miller and Joe Morgan will not be returning to Sunday Night Baseball next season.
Through his first three starts, Washington Nationals rookie pitcher Stephen Strasburg has a 2-0 record, and has recorded 32 strikeouts with a 1.
It's a sad day for sports blog enthusiasts (read: dorks), as the guys at Fire Joe Morgan are <a href="http://www.firejoemorgan.com/2008/11/post-1377-relatively-short-goodbye.html" target="_blank">bringing the site to an end</a>.
Everyone knows that Joe Morgan is the dumbest baseball announcer alive, and Ozzie Guillen is the craziest sonofabitch in Illinois, neither a small feat when you take into account Tim McCarver's existence or the presence of the nation's first supermax prison in Marion.
I've never been a big fan of the single game on MLB's Opening Night -- I much prefer the day-long orgy of aces on the true Opening Day.
The New York Post's Phil Mushnick has a <a href="http://www.nypost.com/seven/07202007/sports/had_our_phil_of_morgan_sports_phil_mushnick.htm" target="_blank">scathing column</a> railing against ESPN and Joe Morgan today.
I was reading the New York Post this morning -- the old-school paper-and-ink version -- and I saw a curious article that doesn't show up on the web edition.