April 21, 2010 |
Lou Piniella made a bold move Wednesday, sending temperamental ace Carlos Zambrano to a shaky bullpen that threatened to derail the Chicago Cubs' season. "You look at these box scores every day around baseball and these games, especially in the National League, they're won in the sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth innings," said Piniella, in his fourth season as Cubs manager. "There are few blowouts early. There's some obviously but not [a lot]. "Look, this makes all the sense in the world.
August 16, 2008
Who is this Joe Morgan that Jim Williams says is part of the best baseball announcing team [Morning Briefing, Aug. 9]? Does Williams get a different Joe Morgan than I do? I would rather listen to nails on a blackboard than the boring, joyless Morgan. Rich Rudy San Diego
October 7, 2006
The best thing that could happen to baseball fans would be for Joe Morgan and Tim McCarver to get stuck in New York traffic for the next three weeks. RICH RUDY San Diego
May 6, 2005 |
Before slipping on his headset and going to work on an ESPN2 telecast that was shown outside the Los Angeles market Wednesday, commentator Joe Morgan headed down from the press box to the field at Dodger Stadium. He explained that he was going to tape an interview with Washington Manager Frank Robinson. As Morgan walked around the stadium, he offered a smile to all who greeted him, stranger or friend.
July 6, 2002
"Ted was like John Wayne. He was a man's man. As a Hall of Famer, every time you went to the Hall of Fame, you wanted Ted to be there, as it put the stamp of approval on your being there." Joe Morgan, former Cincinnati Red second baseman and TV analyst, on Ted Williams.
April 12, 2002 |
ESPN will televise Sunday's game between the Dodgers and the San Diego Padres, although the Dodger team Joe Morgan has seen so far sounds better suited for ESPN Classic. "They're going to have to have good pitching, because I don't think their offense is going to do a lot," said Morgan, the network's lead baseball analyst. "Their pitching looks pretty good right now.