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TBS broadcast stumbles at the start of Orioles' ALCS vs. Kansas City Royals
TBS broadcast stumbles at the start of Orioles' ALCS vs. Kansas City Royals

The TBS telecast got off to about as bad a start imaginable Friday night when the first American League Championship Series game had to be delayed for almost two minutes because of the channel’s pregame show. It wasn’t that the show ran over, but rather that the high-powered TV lights used to brighten the set behind the bullpens in center field were on, and the home plate umpire thought they would distract Orioles and Kansas City Royals batters. So as tens of thousands of fans in Camden Yards and millions of viewers looked on, what they saw was pregame-show analyst Pedro Martinez dancing and hotdogging it up for the fans out in center field, oblivious to the delay. It...

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