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    Re: Reds 2013 TV Schedule

    What is the announcer rotation gonna be like this year? I felt like Thom wasn't around as much last year. I know Thom grates on peoples nerves sometimes but I prefer him to Kelch, who just doesn't bring anything to the table for me. I'd just rather have someone mildly abrasive than boring, no disrespect intended.

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    Re: Reds 2013 TV Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by kaldaniels View Post
    What is the announcer rotation gonna be like this year? I felt like Thom wasn't around as much last year. I know Thom grates on peoples nerves sometimes but I prefer him to Kelch, who just doesn't bring anything to the table for me. I'd just rather have someone mildly abrasive than boring, no disrespect intended.
    It is going to be the same basic rotation as last year with Thom, Jim Kelch and George Grande rotating on play by play and Chris Welsh and Jeff Brantley on color

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    Re: Reds 2013 TV Schedule

    You would think the first spring training game of the year would be on TV. The interest level is quite high today. Fox Sports fail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reds/Flyers Fan View Post
    You would think the first spring training game of the year would be on TV. The interest level is quite high today. Fox Sports fail.
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    Re: Reds 2013 TV Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by kaldaniels View Post
    What is the announcer rotation gonna be like this year? I felt like Thom wasn't around as much last year. I know Thom grates on peoples nerves sometimes but I prefer him to Kelch, who just doesn't bring anything to the table for me. I'd just rather have someone mildly abrasive than boring, no disrespect intended.
    I can tolerate Thom, even if part of my enjoyment is making fun of him, but I for one think Kelch and Welch stack up with any current baseball announcing duo in terms of quality.


    And to be more on topic, I love how I always see 145 games or whatever and go "Great, no complaints here! I'll get to see almost every Reds game!" And then as soon as one of those days comes where the Reds are playing and it isn't on TV, I immediately become filled with rage at "those idiots at FS Ohio".
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    Re: Reds 2013 TV Schedule

    I think Kelch is abysmal. I cringe when he has a stretch of games. Monotone and boring.
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    Re: Reds 2013 TV Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by RANDY IN INDY View Post
    I think Kelch is abysmal. I cringe when he has a stretch of games. Monotone and boring.
    I can tolerate Kelch, Thom on the other hand not so much. Thom tries to be Like Marty and he comes off as fake and a jerk and honestly I can't take the way he pronounces Sanchez and Valdez.
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    Re: Reds 2013 TV Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by cumberlandreds View Post
    Here's the MLBTV spring schedule. I counted 6 Reds games on it.

    http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/official_info...3557-549881140
    True story... At the end of last season I bought one of the promotional "Get mlb.tv for a low low price for the remaining games!" deals they had going, and then forgot about it once the season ended.

    Well, two days ago I saw $133 from MLB.com come out of my checking account and since I'm incredibly anal about finances I immediately called my girlfriend up saying "You better not have swiped my card and bought another Ryan Hanigan (her favorite player, oddly enough) jersey!"

    Of course, as it turns out... I guess mlb.tv was set to automatically renew and I didn't know about it. After the initial outrage and saying "Oh hell no, I'll be calling MLB customer service about this." I remembered how awesome it was to watch virtually any game whenever I wanted to.

    So I'm keeping it.
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