MLB Network on Friday offered up Bob Costas and Jim Kaat in the booth. That was an improvement. Costas messed up on the score once, insisted reliever Sam Dyson pitched the last five games of the Rangers regular season when he did not, and referred to Adrian Beltre as Albert Belle. Kaat knows pitching. But he fell on his face when after a blowup between Rangers reliever Keone Kela and Josh Donaldson he tried to play sociologist on TV.

“He’s a young kid,” Kaat said about Kela. “He came out of a tough area where he’s used to a lot of violence.” – Barry Horn, Dallas Morning News, October 10, 2015

Let it be noted that Kela is an alumnus of Seattle, WA’s Chief Sealth International High School. Said breeding ground for gangsters and thugs is also known for producing criminal mastermind Meg Tilly.