Scott Franzke Cannot Understand the Phillies' Issues with Scott Hairston Either

Scott Franzke Cannot Understand the Phillies' Issues with Scott Hairston Either

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
>> Inside the Box Score: Scott Hairston is killing the Phillies

NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales


NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales

Position Title: Intern
Department: Advertising/Sales
Company: NBC Sports Philadelphia
# of hours / week: 10 – 20 hours

Deadline: November 20

Basic Function

This position will work closely with the Vice President of Sales in generating revenue through commercial advertisements and sponsorship sales. The intern will gain first-hand sales experience through working with Sales Assistants and AEs on pitches, sales-calls and recapping material.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist Account Executive on preparation of Sales Presentations
• Cultivate new account leads for local sales
• Track sponsorships in specified programs
• Assist as point of contact with sponsors on game night set up and pre-game hospitality elements.
• Assist with collection of all proof of performance materials.
• Perform Competitive Network Analysis
• Update Customer database
• Other various projects as assigned


1. Good oral and written communication skills.
2. Knowledge of sports.
3. Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
4. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
5. Must be 19 years of age or older
6. Must be a student in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, Master or Juris Doctor degree
7. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US
8. Must have sophomore standing or above
9. Must have a 3.0 GPA

Interested students should apply here and specify they're interested in the ad/sales internship.

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Asked about LeBron James after Sixers game, Kyrie Irving says @*#^*!#%&*

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Asked about LeBron James after Sixers game, Kyrie Irving says @*#^*!#%&*

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.