Padres pitcher ripping on ESPN. Says what many fans are thinking. Don't think I've ever heard a player spell it out like this (from TheBigLead):
“I truly believe ESPN only cares about promoting the Red Sox and Yankees and Mets - and nobody else … “That’s why I like the MLB Network, because they promote everybody. I’m really turned off by ESPN and ‘Baseball Tonight.’ When Jake Peavy threw 8 1/3 innings on Saturday, they showed one pitch in the third inning and that was it. It’s all about the Red Sox, Yankees and Mets.”
“I saw John Kruk on ‘Baseball Tonight’ and he said, ‘They’re playing really well, but I don’t believe in them,’ … And I saw ESPN’s promo for tonight’s game. They mention the Mets are opening Citi Field, they mentioned the starting time, but nowhere did they mention the Padres. That gave me the (expletive).”
Take THAT, Karl Ravich!