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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Josh Lewin leading candidate to replace Wayne Hagin

I would take a mutant like Josh Clay over Wayne Hagin…but I will settle for Josh Lewin.

According to Newsday’s Neil Best, “Josh Lewin has emerged as the leading candidate to replace Wayne Hagin alongside Howie Rose in the Mets’ radio booth.”

Last month, Mike Puma of the New York Post said WFAN recently auditioned Jim Duquette for a spot in the Mets radio booth, since “Wayne Hagin is not expected to return.” According to the report, Billy Sample, WFAN reporter Ed Coleman and SNY host Chris Carlin were also being considered.

Repoz Posted: January 17, 2012 at 09:22 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: announcers, business, media, mets

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   1. JJ1986 Posted: January 17, 2012 at 09:36 AM (#4038504)
Is this the Rangers lead tv guy? I don't like him very much.
   2. Avoid running at all times.-S. Paige Posted: January 17, 2012 at 10:04 AM (#4038523)
According to the report, Billy Sample, WFAN reporter Ed Coleman and SNY host Chris Carlin were also being considered.


Carlin makes Hagin look like Vin Scully.
   3. Gamingboy Posted: January 17, 2012 at 10:09 AM (#4038526)
He was the Rangers lead TV guy. Left when Nolan Ryan came in.
   4. Lance Posted: January 17, 2012 at 10:17 AM (#4038528)
Sadly the outlet for Mets games on the radio up here in Albany has signed a 3 year deal to broadcast Red Sox games instead. Just when I have a prospect of not hearing Wayne Hagin again, I lose more than I wanted.
   5. Benji Posted: January 17, 2012 at 11:28 AM (#4038587)
Hire a different fan for each series. I know it won't happen, because some of us won't shill. But think of the entertainment value! And if any broadcasts will need extra entertainment value.....
   6. Xander Posted: January 17, 2012 at 01:41 PM (#4038703)
Definitely the best landing spot for the PBP guy who led the league in Seinfeld references during his tenure with Texas.

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