Brett Myers Staying Put: Non-Houston MLB Media Breathe sigh of Relief


Although this incident with Major League pitcher Brett Myers occurred over three years ago, I haven’t forgotten it. It’s probably the most abrasive, confrontational and childish athlete-reporter exchange I’ve ever heard. Or put another way, it’s the most extreme jackass-jock-condescending-to-journalist example ever imagined. And the thought of ever experiencing anything even remotely close to it makes me cringe.

Audio of Myers, then a member of the Philadelphia Phillies verbally assaulting Inquirer reporter Sam Carchidi can be heard here. Myers was right up there with Adam Dunn when it came to names being floated most often in trade rumors. However, it turns out he’s staying with the Astros.

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