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He's started keeping imaginary scores, and updates you on that. Like last night, there was a blown out call that cost the Sox a run. At the end of the inning, he said something like "It's 1-0 Cleveland, but it should be 1-1." He gave that updated score multiple times until the Sox took the lead.
Do White Sox fans like his homerism?
Dan McLaughlin's "Look what I found!" every single time a pitcher successfully fields a comebacker always makes me cringe.
That is accurate, most clueless announcer in baseball.
Dan and Al can be annoying, especially when they repeat stories we've all heard 20 times, but they do a good job of doing things like criticizing cardinals players for not hustling, or making mental mistakes, and regularly second-guess the managers. Not always for the right reason, but it's clear they are free to speak their minds and aren't held to regurgitate any kind of party line.
Although by the metrics in this article, if they said "wow, that was a strike, but the umpire called it a ball- *we* caught a break", they'd score higher on homerism, so whatever.
I mean I wonder about things Alex. Like I wonder, if we call an orange an orange, why don't we call an apple a red? Or a banana a yellow?
Now blueberries make sense, but someone explain gooseberries to me!
The color is actually named after the fruit!
Besides, Horton worked really really hard to become a competent broadcaster, and has succeeded. His first couple of years were painful.
the word for hawk, unless everything is going the Wsox way, is "petulant"
oooooh, BIG word
he whines like a 2 year old who needs a nap. it's not that he's a homer. it's that he comes off as an a-hole
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