NBC Sports Philadelphia analyst and former MLB aide Ricky Bottalico definitely didn’t think about how he felt about the Phillies’ loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday.
After the Phillies’ 9-10 defeat, with a pop-up gaffe and a homer from the park leading the defeat, Bottalico didn’t hold back when he talked about the performance he made on NBC’s post-game show saw on the field.
“You don’t deserve to win this game,” he said. “You deserve to lose this game … you have no pity on headless games on the field.”
“I don’t know how you felt, but I was ashamed of a lot of these players out there. I thought this game was an embarrassment for baseball. I felt like Bad News Bears guy today. “
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“He’s completely on the wrong side of the field to call that ball,” Bottalico later said of Segura.
After the Phillies finished the game in the inning, the extras headed south when center fielder Roman Quinn missed a dive on an Austin Hays line drive, resulting in a park start Homer who became the game winner.
The Phillies missed out on the season’s opening streak a week after the marlin coronavirus outbreak.