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Richard

Post by jakazz30 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:05 pm

Okay.....
I like basically the comfort of Richard in the booth...
(basically now the "voice" of the Twins)

And I know the "booth" announcers work for the Twins..they aren't FSN employees..

But he over-hypes so much at times it does get frustrating......especially when you know he has to know the truth..

2 examples in today's game.....same player...Buxton.

1st time he said he has shown he now has all of the"5 tools"....
Isn't one of them batting average? I don't see that.

2nd time?
He said he is the most complete player he's ever seen....
Ummmmmmm....
ARod, Bonds, Trout, etc.....

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Re: Richard

Post by Slim Shady » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:18 pm

I think he's a feel good voice, all the blather is taken w/ a grain of salt (for me)

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Re: Richard

Post by jakazz30 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:28 pm

Slim Shady wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:18 pm
I think he's a feel good voice, all the blather is taken w/ a grain of salt (for me)
I agree.....
When him and Bert are doing games, it feels "right".

Just sometimes I :roll:

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Re: Richard

Post by Ask Not » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:07 pm

jakazz30 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:05 pm
Okay.....
I like basically the comfort of Richard in the booth...
(basically now the "voice" of the Twins)

And I know the "booth" announcers work for the Twins..they aren't FSN employees..

But he over-hypes so much at times it does get frustrating......especially when you know he has to know the truth..

2 examples in today's game.....same player...Buxton.

1st time he said he has shown he now has all of the"5 tools"....
Isn't one of them batting average? I don't see that.

2nd time?
He said he is the most complete player he's ever seen....
Ummmmmmm....
ARod, Bonds, Trout, etc.....
I heard that too. What is he going to say if Buxton does actually reach his potential?
I don't know why he feels the need to prop up a parade - we're already enjoying the show.

I got in my car later - Cory and Dan are so, so much better. Maybe radio allows for more, but damn are they entertaining.

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Re: Richard

Post by Hornets » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm

Me thinks it's a sad state of affairs if one let's the TV announcer get to ya. There's this thing on your TV called "volume"....if you don't like what you hear you turn the "volume" down. Or, better yet, realize that life is too short to get in a tizzy about somethin like this.....

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Re: Richard

Post by jakazz30 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:03 pm

Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Me thinks it's a sad state of affairs if one let's the TV announcer get to ya. There's this thing on your TV called "volume"....if you don't like what you hear you turn the "volume" down. Or, better yet, realize that life is too short to get in a tizzy about somethin like this.....
I think you aren't understanding my comment..

I've said I love Richard in the booth.

I'm not in a "tizzy".....

It's a matter of (using my 3 previous examples) obviously Richard doesn't really believe that Buxton is a more complete player than Trout, ARod, Bonds.....thats ludicrous.

Why even say it?

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Re: Richard

Post by RubeTube » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:46 pm

jakazz30 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:03 pm
Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Me thinks it's a sad state of affairs if one let's the TV announcer get to ya. There's this thing on your TV called "volume"....if you don't like what you hear you turn the "volume" down. Or, better yet, realize that life is too short to get in a tizzy about somethin like this.....
I think you aren't understanding my comment..

I've said I love Richard in the booth.

I'm not in a "tizzy".....

It's a matter of (using my 3 previous examples) obviously Richard doesn't really believe that Buxton is a more complete player than Trout, ARod, Bonds.....thats ludicrous.

Why even say it?
You are talking to the guy who started the "Altuve Dozier contract thread"

That's all that needs to be said. :lol:
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Re: Richard

Post by Hornets » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:59 pm

jakazz30 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:03 pm
Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Me thinks it's a sad state of affairs if one let's the TV announcer get to ya. There's this thing on your TV called "volume"....if you don't like what you hear you turn the "volume" down. Or, better yet, realize that life is too short to get in a tizzy about somethin like this.....
I think you aren't understanding my comment..

I've said I love Richard in the booth.

I'm not in a "tizzy".....

It's a matter of (using my 3 previous examples) obviously Richard doesn't really believe that Buxton is a more complete player than Trout, ARod, Bonds.....thats ludicrous.

Why even say it?
You're right, but when I hear Dick and Bert I imagine myself sitting at Joe Sensers with buddies of mine saying stuff that's borderline ludicrous....I just laugh at them and have anotha beer!

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Re: Richard

Post by Ask Not » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:04 pm

Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Me thinks it's a sad state of affairs if one let's the TV announcer get to ya. There's this thing on your TV called "volume"....if you don't like what you hear you turn the "volume" down. Or, better yet, realize that life is too short to get in a tizzy about somethin like this.....
Do you have a list of topics we're allowed to discuss?

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Re: Richard

Post by Hornets » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:12 pm

Nancy Jr wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:04 pm
Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Me thinks it's a sad state of affairs if one let's the TV announcer get to ya. There's this thing on your TV called "volume"....if you don't like what you hear you turn the "volume" down. Or, better yet, realize that life is too short to get in a tizzy about somethin like this.....
Do you have a list of topics we're allowed to discuss?
https://www.bing.com/search?q=obsession ... US&PC=HCTS

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Re: Richard

Post by RubeTube » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:16 pm

Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:59 pm
jakazz30 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:03 pm
Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Me thinks it's a sad state of affairs if one let's the TV announcer get to ya. There's this thing on your TV called "volume"....if you don't like what you hear you turn the "volume" down. Or, better yet, realize that life is too short to get in a tizzy about somethin like this.....
I think you aren't understanding my comment..

I've said I love Richard in the booth.

I'm not in a "tizzy".....

It's a matter of (using my 3 previous examples) obviously Richard doesn't really believe that Buxton is a more complete player than Trout, ARod, Bonds.....thats ludicrous.

Why even say it?
You're right, but when I hear Dick and Bert I imagine myself sitting at Joe Sensers with buddies of mine saying stuff that's borderline ludicrous....I just laugh at them and have anotha beer!
Ludicrous stuff like Dozier should get close to what Altuve got paid? :lol:

Dozier got a 1 year deal for 9 million this winter. Altuve has a 151 million dollar contract. :lol:

It's the VERY worst sports take ever spouted on a board full of bad takes and will never be beat.
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Re: Richard

Post by Hornets » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:22 pm

Sergeant Rubetube wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:16 pm
Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:59 pm
jakazz30 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:03 pm


I think you aren't understanding my comment..

I've said I love Richard in the booth.

I'm not in a "tizzy".....

It's a matter of (using my 3 previous examples) obviously Richard doesn't really believe that Buxton is a more complete player than Trout, ARod, Bonds.....thats ludicrous.

Why even say it?
You're right, but when I hear Dick and Bert I imagine myself sitting at Joe Sensers with buddies of mine saying stuff that's borderline ludicrous....I just laugh at them and have anotha beer!
Ludicrous stuff like Dozier should get close to what Altuve got paid? :lol:

Dozier got a 1 year deal for 9 million this winter. Altuve has a 151 million dollar contract. :lol:

It's the VERY worst sports take ever spouted on a board full of bad takes and will never be beat.
PLEASE show me where I said Dozier should get close to what Altuve got smart guy.....I'll save you some time......I NEVAH DID! Some of you dopes are so obsessed with me it's kinda scary and funny at the same time. Mostly sad...... :roll:

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Re: Richard

Post by Slim Shady » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:49 am

jakazz30 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:28 pm
Slim Shady wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:18 pm
I think he's a feel good voice, all the blather is taken w/ a grain of salt (for me)
I agree.....
When him and Bert are doing games, it feels "right".

Just sometimes I :roll:
Lets not get carried away throwing Bert into this. I don't care about his birthday or California math

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Re: Richard

Post by Ask Not » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:09 am

Slim Shady wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:49 am
jakazz30 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:28 pm
Slim Shady wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:18 pm
I think he's a feel good voice, all the blather is taken w/ a grain of salt (for me)
I agree.....
When him and Bert are doing games, it feels "right".

Just sometimes I :roll:
Lets not get carried away throwing Bert into this. I don't care about his birthday or California math
They're fine. If you want to hear terrible announcing, watch a Wild game.
Howeva ... after listening to Morneau, Hawkins and Jim Kaat, you get a little spoiled and realize how little insight Bert brings to the telecast.

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Re: Richard

Post by feekdogg » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:13 am

Nancy Jr wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:04 pm
Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Me thinks it's a sad state of affairs if one let's the TV announcer get to ya. There's this thing on your TV called "volume"....if you don't like what you hear you turn the "volume" down. Or, better yet, realize that life is too short to get in a tizzy about somethin like this.....
Do you have a list of topics we're allowed to discuss?
You're sure as shit not allowed to comment on problems you have with announcers, that's for sure.


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Re: Richard

Post by Ask Not » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:58 am

feekdogg wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:13 am
Nancy Jr wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:04 pm
Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Me thinks it's a sad state of affairs if one let's the TV announcer get to ya. There's this thing on your TV called "volume"....if you don't like what you hear you turn the "volume" down. Or, better yet, realize that life is too short to get in a tizzy about somethin like this.....
Do you have a list of topics we're allowed to discuss?
You're sure as shit not allowed to comment on problems you have with announcers, that's for sure.


viewtopic.php?f=4&t=21292&p=614736&hili ... au#p614736
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Re: Richard

Post by salamander » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:02 am

jakazz30 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:05 pm

1st time he said he has shown he now has all of the"5 tools"....
Isn't one of them batting average? I don't see that.

2nd time?
He said he is the most complete player he's ever seen....
Ummmmmmm....
ARod, Bonds, Trout, etc.....
Yeah, that 2nd one is way over hyped. As for the first I think he's just saying he has shown all 5 tools at one point or another. There are months where Buxton has hit well over .300 at times. He has shown great batting average ability for large stretches, it's just not consistent enough yet.
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Re: Richard

Post by FLYING_FINN'SSIDEKICK » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:52 am

Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Me thinks it's a sad state of affairs if one let's the TV announcer get to ya. There's this thing on your TV called "volume"....if you don't like what you hear you turn the "volume" down. Or, better yet, realize that life is too short to get in a tizzy about somethin like this.....
Yup!!! But you know people Hornets they got to have something to complain about!!

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Re: Richard

Post by jakazz30 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:50 pm

Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:12 pm
Nancy Jr wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:04 pm
Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:26 pm
Me thinks it's a sad state of affairs if one let's the TV announcer get to ya. There's this thing on your TV called "volume"....if you don't like what you hear you turn the "volume" down. Or, better yet, realize that life is too short to get in a tizzy about somethin like this.....
Do you have a list of topics we're allowed to discuss?
https://www.bing.com/search?q=obsession ... US&PC=HCTS

So we are only supposed to comment on things we are obsessed about?

I guess Salamander got the memo.....
He only bitches about the ownership of a team winning their division by 11 games..

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Re: Richard

Post by DC4MVP » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:45 pm

FSN has the most homer announcers I've ever heard. I only have MN and Texas to compare but FSN is utterly over-board with the "don't say anything bad" rules. Didn't Frank Mazzaco get the hook from FSN for being too critical of Gopher hockey?

That being said, with DVR, I pause the TV feed long enough to sync it with the radio with Provis/Gladden so the radio doesn't spoil the TV 3 seconds before.

Works like a charm.

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Re: Richard

Post by Sidewinder2k2 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:13 am

Nancy Jr wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:09 am
Slim Shady wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:49 am
jakazz30 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:28 pm


I agree.....
When him and Bert are doing games, it feels "right".

Just sometimes I :roll:
Lets not get carried away throwing Bert into this. I don't care about his birthday or California math
They're fine. If you want to hear terrible announcing, watch a Wild game.
Howeva ... after listening to Morneau, Hawkins and Jim Kaat, you get a little spoiled and realize how little insight Bert brings to the telecast.
I'd throw TK in there too. He's so deadpan and it's hard to listen to his voice sometimes, but the content/ knowledge is there.

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Re: Richard

Post by ForCaleb » Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:35 am

Jim Kaat is a phenomenal color analyst.

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Re: Richard

Post by salamander » Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:48 am

jakazz30 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:50 pm
Hornets wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:12 pm
Nancy Jr wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:04 pm


Do you have a list of topics we're allowed to discuss?
https://www.bing.com/search?q=obsession ... US&PC=HCTS

So we are only supposed to comment on things we are obsessed about?

I guess Salamander got the memo.....
He only bitches about the ownership of a team winning their division by 11 games..
"Only" :lol:
Now you're a liar. (See: this thread and many other posts of mine that have nothing to do with the Pohlads)
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Re: Richard

Post by Sidewinder2k2 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:21 pm

ForCaleb wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:35 am
Jim Kaat is a phenomenal color analyst.
One of the best that I've ever heard. Very under-used.

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