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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #25: March 22, 2022, 02:03:28 PM »
Anything will be an improvement over FP.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #26: April 10, 2022, 01:46:15 PM »
I like Frandsen a lot. Best co-pilot Bob has ever had.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #27: April 10, 2022, 02:13:21 PM »
I like Frandsen a lot. Best co-pilot Bob has ever had.
Been impressed with him when he has been on the Phillies radio. Told you all you would like him.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #28: April 10, 2022, 04:43:54 PM »
I like him, but he sounds a lot like FP (minus the cliches)

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #29: April 10, 2022, 04:51:35 PM »
I like him, but he sounds a lot like FP (minus the cliches)

In this case, a minus is a plus.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #30: April 10, 2022, 04:52:49 PM »
Baseball without cliches is like baseball without baseballs.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #31: April 10, 2022, 05:29:46 PM »
... he sounds a lot like FP

Phew! So I'm not the only one who thought that.... ;)

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #32: April 10, 2022, 05:32:02 PM »
Phew! So I'm not the only one who thought that.... ;)

There goes the no hitter....

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #33: April 10, 2022, 08:22:21 PM »
Phew! So I'm not the only one who thought that.... ;)
Not sure what you guys are smoking.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #34: April 11, 2022, 06:55:56 AM »
Seems pretty bland to me so far.  I guess that is to be expected as it will take some time for us to get to know each other. 

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #35: April 11, 2022, 09:51:20 AM »
I like a color guy who will offer at least mild critiques as well as constant positives.

Several times, Frandsen commented that with Fedde's underwhelming stuff (my characterization), he was getting far too many pitches over the plate. Don't believe FP or Bob would've said that, and if they did, it would've been only after Eric had been hit hard.

Also clear that he's often giving us the Phillies scouting report on our players. Which adds a little more color.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #36: April 11, 2022, 10:37:25 AM »
Along the lines of honesty, I liked his getting on Robles bunting technique, not squaring and getting the proper bat angle when he need to bunt to the 3rd base side in a sacrifice.  I think it was in the 8th inning yesterday and kind of lost in the celebration.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #37: April 11, 2022, 03:38:16 PM »
The apex of baseball broadcasting is Vin Scully, alone in the booth simulcasting radio and TV.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #38: April 11, 2022, 03:45:31 PM »
Along the lines of honesty, I liked his getting on Robles bunting technique, not squaring and getting the proper bat angle when he need to bunt to the 3rd base side in a sacrifice.  I think it was in the 8th inning yesterday and kind of lost in the celebration.

everyone around the organization has a palpable disdain for robles

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #39: April 26, 2022, 08:07:45 AM »
Apparently Bob and Kevin will now be traveling again starting this weekend. That’s good to see.

And for their first road game, they get to be spectators as Friday’s game is another Apple+ game.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #40: April 26, 2022, 08:48:54 AM »
Apparently Bob and Kevin will now be traveling again starting this weekend. That’s good to see.

And for their first road game, they get to be spectators as Friday’s game is another Apple+ game.
IT makes some sense to send them on the road to the west coast.  Tough to really do the game from Nats Park starting at 11 PM.  I hope Bob is good with going back on the road. 

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #41: April 26, 2022, 08:53:02 AM »
IT makes some sense to send them on the road to the west coast.  Tough to really do the game from Nats Park starting at 11 PM.  I hope Bob is good with going back on the road. 

He's doing the games in SF and Denver; Kolko will sub for him in Anaheim next weekend.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #42: April 26, 2022, 10:21:31 AM »
Phew! So I'm not the only one who thought that.... ;)
No, I think he sounds very much like FP.  Except FP had much more personality.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #43: April 26, 2022, 10:29:09 AM »
 Saw his name written on the lineup card for Zimmermann’s no hitter in the club level display

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #44: April 26, 2022, 11:56:43 AM »
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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #45: April 26, 2022, 08:20:02 PM »
If you've had enough of our TV crew, and want to listen to Charlie and Dave on 106.7 synced up with the live game here's what to do:
Watch the game on a slight tape delay.  Adjust the delay according to the fixed delay on Audacy Internet Radio (live stream of 106.7).  It works.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #46: April 26, 2022, 08:32:27 PM »
He's fine so far. IMO.

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #47: April 26, 2022, 11:33:14 PM »
He's fine so far. IMO.
He sounds way too much like FP-like, why change if the new guy sounds exactly like the old guy?

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #48: April 27, 2022, 10:11:50 AM »
He sounds way too much like FP-like, why change if the new guy sounds exactly like the old guy?
I haven't heard Frandsen lecture fans yet.

Ignore slumps for weeks. After two hits, "Well, fans online just don't know....."

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Re: New TV Color Commentator - Kevin Frandsen
« Reply #49: April 27, 2022, 11:25:43 AM »
He's not hitting (hard) on 20-somethings in bars after the games? ;)

His tone is similar to FPs, but I think he's less glib. Or snarky. IMO.

He sounds way too much like FP-like, why change if the new guy sounds exactly like the old guy?