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Staats, Kennedy Among Worst Broadcasters In MLB

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From GQ magazine gives us their top five and bottom five TV broadcast teams.  They believe that Dewayne Staats and Kevin Kennedy are the third worst in the league.

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From Juuuuust A Bit Outside: The Best (and Worst) from MLB's Broadcast Booths:

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3) Tampa Bay Rays—Dewayne Staats and Kevin Kennedy

Staats isn't the worst play-by-play man in the country, but one gets the sense that he gets his rocks off on the idea that other humans are listening to the sound of his voice. (Which is to say nothing of his creepy mustache.) Kennedy, for his part, matches Staats sentence for sentence, talking a ton but saying precious little. He even steps on Staats's toes as pitches are being thrown. When these guys do hit on an unusually insightful point, they'll milk it endlessly, hammering it home until there's nothing left but a shriveled teet. Why, one wonders, do they fill the airwaves so relentlessly with their words? Perhaps they're afraid that, if they stop, viewers will notice how much nicer the games are without them.
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Brutal.  But then again, so is their use of the old Tampa Bay Devil Rays logo.

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See GQ's entire list at http://www.gq.com/sports/lists/201007/best-worst-mlb-broadcast-booths

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