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

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Steve Busby: I think it’s fair to question Rangers’ Josh Hamilton for missing games

Texas Rangers play-by-play voice Steve Busby spoke with “Galloway and Company” on KESN-FM about the team, and touched on a number of topics. Here are some of the highlights.

On if it’s OK to question Josh Hamilton for missing games

I think it’s fair to question it. But I think it’s fair to question any superstar for missing game. Whether is legitimate or not, I don’t know. But I think it’s legitimate. I’ll put it the way Ron Washington put it; if he can’t see he’s coming out of the lineup, I don’t care who it is. Can Josh do things to stay in the lineup? Probably. But you could say that about a lot of guys.

Thanks to Butch.

Repoz Posted: September 22, 2012 at 06:28 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: rangers

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. Bhaakon Posted: September 23, 2012 at 12:02 AM (#4243393)
This doesn't even make grammatical sense.
   2. Ivan Grushenko of Hong Kong Posted: September 23, 2012 at 05:00 AM (#4243442)
Q: Josh, why are you missing games?
A: I can't see

Simple.
   3. BDC Posted: September 23, 2012 at 09:02 AM (#4243473)
Nothing uttered about Hamilton makes any sense outside of his contract situation. What they're really asking poor Bus is "Should the Rangers offer a gazillion dollars to this obvious pants-pooping fraud?" If Bus says "yes" he's a fool, and if he says "no" he's questioned the heart of the sterling young man who has led the Rangers to two pennants with his mettle and courage and love of God.
   4. BDC Posted: September 23, 2012 at 09:04 AM (#4243475)
Edit: and that said, it really may be the case that there's something weird in the water around here that is hurting everybody's verbal ability. The other day in the Ft Worth Startlegram, there was a story about Michael Young, that went something like "Michael is having a bad year. Some people are happy about this, because they don't think he's good, and every year when he's been good they want him to be bad. But Michael isn't happy about being bad, he wants to be good." A few paragraphs of that, and you want to start weeping from inanity.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Darren
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogStew Thornley's macabre adventure: Visiting every dead baseball Hall of Famer's grave
(32 - 6:21pm, May 26)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogOTP 2016 May 23: Baseball owners hear from Democratic, Republican strategists
(915 - 6:18pm, May 26)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogUncompetitive Minor League Wages Might Be Deterring Talent
(5 - 6:16pm, May 26)
Last: Juilin Sandar to Conkling Speedwell (Arjun)

NewsblogMike Moustakas out with ACL tear
(11 - 6:15pm, May 26)
Last: Walks Clog Up the Bases

NewsblogScout calls for Steven Matz demotion as Collins’ worries grow | New York Post
(29 - 6:15pm, May 26)
Last: Johnny Sycophant-Laden Fora

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 5-26-16
(28 - 6:14pm, May 26)
Last: Bote Man makes baseball fun again

NewsblogOT: NBA Playoffs Thread 2016
(2501 - 6:14pm, May 26)
Last: smileyy

NewsblogTigers sign former prospect to contract 62 years after he declined $26,000 offer
(1 - 6:10pm, May 26)
Last: stevegamer

NewsblogDerek Jeter: I want to own a MLB team to bring baseball back
(33 - 5:49pm, May 26)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 5-26-2016
(37 - 5:45pm, May 26)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogSan Diego Gay Men’s Chorus Humiliated in Homophobic ‘Nightmare’ at Padres Game
(243 - 5:36pm, May 26)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogPoz: Switch Your Style Up
(3 - 5:14pm, May 26)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogTony LaRussa invades booth to argue with Pirates braodcaster
(1 - 5:10pm, May 26)
Last: The Duke

NewsblogMarlins Sue Season Ticketholders, Vendors Bankrupted by Small Crowds
(86 - 4:12pm, May 26)
Last: BurlyBuehrle

Sox TherapyHow Do You Change the Lineup?
(15 - 3:52pm, May 26)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

Page rendered in 0.2566 seconds
47 querie(s) executed