Blog-O-Rama: Nuts About The Nats, Versions 2-30

• Now that the Nationals have a new nutty song, BUGS & CRANKS belts out some additional lyrics for the other 29 Major League teams.

Screech Washington Nationals mascot

(Screech gets ready to get down to the new nutty Nats sound)

• STEROID NATION sprints out news that former fast man Tim Montgomery has run into trouble for heroin distribution.

• Look out, Loretta! GOING FIVE HOLE needs your help in choosing the best quote uttered by Pittsburgh Penguins play caller Mike Lange.

• Sure, it’s one thing to break out the pink bats for Mother’s Day. But HOME RUN DERBY wonders if Nick Swisher will unleash a pink goatee.

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Penguins Play-Caller Never At A Loss For Words

Look out, Loretta!

Scratch my back with a hacksaw!

He smoked him like a bad cigar!

The NATIONAL POST sits down with the purveyor of such peculiar phrases, long-time Pittsburgh Penguins play-by-play man Mike Lange:

Mike Lange Pittsburgh Penguins

The play-by-play pundit explains why he tends to pepper his Penguins broadcasts with such colorful, if not confusing, language:

I want (the fans) to laugh a little bit. I want them to respond that way. Because, Jesus, our game can be so long and so tedious. I want them to enjoy the moment and say something special.”

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