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Sports Media Friday: Why is Jose Bautista feuding with Blue Jays TV outlet? outrage in Boston over Red Sox firing announcer; first female baseball analyst for ESPN

Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sports media: Why is Jose Bautista feuding with the Blue Jays‘ TV outlet? Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star. Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News talks to Jessica Mendoza, the first female analyst in the baseball booth for ESPN. Boston is outraged over the Red Sox decision to fire announcer Don Orsillo. Chad Finn of...
Via Sherman Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Rangers OF Delino DeShields With A Little League Home Run Thanks to Jose Bautista

Heading in to the seventh inning Thursday afternoon against the Blue Jays the Texas Rangers held a slim 1-0 lead over Toronto. By time the Rangers half of the inning would end Texas would hold a nice 4-0 lead thanks in large part to Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista.With two on Delino DeShields hit what should have been a single, but since Bautista misplayed the ball it got the...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista ends Sportsnet boycott

On the same day a report confirmed that Jose Bautista was in the midst of a months-long boycott of Sportsnet, subsequent statements from the Toronto Blue Jays slugger indicate that he has ended his interview embargo related to the team’s television broadcast partner. Bautista made his lifting of the boycott known to the Toronto Star’s Richard Griffin prior to Wednesday’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Bautista is boycotting the Blue Jays’ broadcaster over ‘makeover segment’ debacle

While baseball in Toronto couldn’t be going more swimmingly as the Blue Jays are atop the AL East and their broadcaster Sportsnet is getting record ratings, there’s been a reported riff between outfielder (and face of the team) Jose Bautista and the TV network. Brendan Kennedy of The Toronto Star reports Bautista is boycotting Sportsnet because the company forced rookie second...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista refusing interviews with Sportsnet in support of rookie teammate

Sportsnet is the official regional broadcaster of the Toronto Blue Jays, and has been enjoying record ratings as the team is surging through August with a 17-4 record. Yet one of the Jays’ best players has been refusing to do interviews with the network. As reported by the Toronto Star‘s Brendan Kennedy, Jose Bautista has been boycotting Sportsnet for the past three months...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Bautista is boycotting team’s broadcaster due to snit over rookie’s suit

Toronto Blue Jays star Jose Bautista has been boycotting Sportsnet for the past three months because he’s upset over the team’s official broadcaster refusing to pay for a suit purchased by rookie Devon Travis during a profile piece earlier this season, the Toronto Star reports. Bautista has refused to conduct one-on-one interviews with Sportsnet since the Travis segment aired...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bautista boycotts Sportsnet over refusal to pay for rookie's suit

    Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista has not conducted an interview with Sportsnet, his team’s official television broadcasting station, in over three months. Bautista has been committed to boycotting the network, and now we know why. According to Brendan Kennedy of The Toronto Star, Bautista has refused to speak with anyone from Sportsnet since a TV segment featuring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Jose Bautista Back In His Star Form

Blue Jays RF Jose Bautista A star that’s been showing signs of returning to his old form is Toronto Blue Jays’ right fielder Jose Bautista. Although third baseman Josh Donaldson has been the superstar for the Blue Jays this season, much of the Blue Jays’ additional offensive support has come from Bautista, especially since the All-Star break in mid-July. In 27 games during...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Don Cherry goes on epic rant against umpires and in support of Jose Bautista

Don Cherry is not afraid to speak his mind. The legendary Canadian broadcaster, most widely known for his work on the extremely popular Coaches Corner with Ron MacLean, has once again gone on an epic Twitter rant, this time showing his supporting Canada’s only baseball team, the Toronto Blue Jays and All-Star outfielder Jose Bautista. Cherry let be known that he isn’t happy with...
Via The Outside Corner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bautista calls out Cowherd over comments on Dominicans

ESPN Radio host Colin Cowherd said some less than flattering things about Dominican baseball players on his show Thursday, and Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista is none too pleased. Speaking on his weekday show “The Herd,” Cowherd commented on the criticism that the Miami Marlins have received for hiring general manager Dan Jennings, a guy...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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