Last week, after Mets outfielder Scott Hairston took Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels deep in back-to-back games, we looked at the numbers, and tried to keep our eyes in our skulls when we compared Hairston's lifetime averages to his performances against the Phillies.
In short, he's a 65 percent better baseball player with a 1.021 OPS when he plays the Phils.
Clearly aware of the Phillies' unique relationship with an otherwise pedestrian platooner, Scott Franzke let it fly shortly after Hairston's home run off Hamels last Thursday when the radio play-by-play announcer was, we assume, off the air.
[Related: See Scott Franzke and L.A. good/evil art by Mike Jackson here]
The audio was originally available on YouTube but has since been pulled. Still, you can read his remarks after his typical end-of-inning summary below:
"Somebody figure out how to fucking get Scott Hairston out! He stinks! Jesus Christ!"
[h/t deadspin via the outside corner via awful announcing]
>> If Scott Hairston only played the Phillies, he'd be an All-Star
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Apparently Kyrie Irving doesn't want to talk about LeBron James.
After the Celtics' win over the Sixers on Friday, a fan asked Irving, "Where's LeBron?"
Irving's response ... NSFW ...
WARNING: The video contains offensive language. But if that kind of thing doesn't bother you, you can watch it here.
Irving was asked about the incident by reporters Saturday.
So what he's basically saying is "sorry, not sorry."
With the video circulating around social media, expect Irving to hear from the league.