Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Kevin Millar’s younger brother a finalist for next Red Sox PA announcer

As John Cleats once penned…

“My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains
My sense, as though of heeeemlock I had drunk”

Kevin Millar, who last played Major League Baseball as a first baseman for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2009, might see his younger brother take over the reigns as PA announcer for the Boston Red Sox.

Millar, now an analyst with MLB Network, has a younger brother, Jensen, who is one of the finalists to replace the late Carl Beane, who was killed in a car accident in May 2012. Jensen’s connection to his brother no doubt helps his situation; Kevin played for the Red Sox from 2003-05 and was a part of the team during their historic run to a World Series championship in ’04.

The Sox tweeted a pic of Jensen “holding down the PA mic” at Boston’s spring training game on Wednesday in Ft. Myers, Fla against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Maureen Mullen, Red Sox beat reporter for CSSNE.com, also took to Twitter to shed some light on Jensen and his prospect as Boston’s next voice.

Repoz Posted: March 06, 2013 at 04:17 PM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: red sox

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: March 06, 2013 at 04:39 PM (#4382288)
He did a nice job. He wasn't at like his brother, pretty understated. Got a laugh in the ninth when he announced that number 93 had entered the game as a pinch runner but didn't give a name.
   2. Commissioner Bud Black Beltre Hillman Posted: March 06, 2013 at 06:49 PM (#4382414)
I've read that the pay is utterly trivial, like $30-50 per game. Is that the standard for MLB?
   3. Gamingboy Posted: March 06, 2013 at 09:39 PM (#4382498)
I've read that the pay is utterly trivial, like $30-50 per game. Is that the standard for MLB?


On the other hand, you get free tickets to every game.
   4. Meatwad misses Vincennes Posted: March 06, 2013 at 11:11 PM (#4382563)
I miss the days of pat and ron making up names for unknown st players
   5. Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: March 07, 2013 at 02:24 AM (#4382629)
I miss the days of pat and ron making up names for unknown st players

You just can't beat Minor L. Guy.
   6. JE (Jason) Posted: March 07, 2013 at 08:38 AM (#4382681)
Eh, never mind.
   7. The District Attorney Posted: March 07, 2013 at 08:49 AM (#4382686)
As I recall, Minor League Guy is Oscar Tavares, now one of the top prospects in baseball.
   8. Rough Carrigan Posted: March 07, 2013 at 12:25 PM (#4382887)
#2, the Lucchino/Werner management of the various off field apparatuses of the Red Sox is astoundingly cheap. I remember seeing or hearing the pay that Tina Cervasio got for doing in game interviews etc and being shocked at how low it was.
   9. Repoz Posted: March 07, 2013 at 12:43 PM (#4382902)
You just can't beat Minor L. Guy.

Lou Piniella doing Yankee game the other day..."That guy at short has a really good arm. Watch his throw over to that guy at 1B" And these were the Yankee players. So frickin' embarrassing.
   10. Famous Original Joe C Posted: March 07, 2013 at 12:48 PM (#4382906)
Not as bad as poor Wally Szcerbiak doing NCAA basketball - this guy actually made an NBA All-Star team.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Phil Birnbaum
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogJason Heyward’s Ability Seems Boundless. Soon, So May His Contract.
(31 - 8:34pm, Mar 27)
Last: attaboy

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - March 2015
(1365 - 8:28pm, Mar 27)
Last: theboyqueen

NewsblogOTP - March 2015: You’re out, tobacco: Bill would ban products at all California baseball venues
(3557 - 8:25pm, Mar 27)
Last: Swoboda is freedom

NewsblogDavid Ortiz writes The Dirt
(27 - 8:25pm, Mar 27)
Last: ptodd

NewsblogGrantland: 2015 AL East Preview
(34 - 8:18pm, Mar 27)
Last: Jim Wisinski

NewsblogBoras: Cubs using business, not baseball, if Bryant stays in minors - CBSSports.com
(148 - 8:13pm, Mar 27)
Last: madvillain

NewsblogThe Dome: 15 years ago Seattle blew up a giant, concrete eyesore full of memories.
(5 - 7:59pm, Mar 27)
Last: Infinite Joost (Voxter)

NewsblogGrantland (Keri): 2015 AL Central Preview
(26 - 7:07pm, Mar 27)
Last: Batman

NewsblogNippon Ham ordered to pay ¥41.9 million for failing to shield spectator from foul ball
(17 - 6:55pm, Mar 27)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogMLB Worth $36 Billion As Team Values Hit Record $1.2 Billion Average
(47 - 6:25pm, Mar 27)
Last: dlf

NewsblogCleveland Indians demote Salazar; McAllister, House, Tomlin compete for 2 rotation spots
(5 - 6:23pm, Mar 27)
Last: What's the realistic upside, RMc?

NewsblogJeff Samardzija ready for future - Chicago Tribune
(7 - 6:18pm, Mar 27)
Last: BDC

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(744 - 6:07pm, Mar 27)
Last: Random Transaction Generator

NewsblogOT: Soccer March 2015
(441 - 5:55pm, Mar 27)
Last: Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play

NewsblogCallis: Ranking the best farm systems of the past five years
(20 - 5:41pm, Mar 27)
Last: geonose

Page rendered in 0.1793 seconds
48 querie(s) executed