J.P. Arencibia Rips Sportsnet analysts Gregg Zaun and Dirk Hayhurst


Gotta love when the pooch wakes you up on one of those days when you can sleep in. Once glance at my cellphone and I could quickly tell I missed something.

This morning on Brady and Lang, with Joey Vendetta filling in for Brady, Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia ripped Sportsnet analysts Gregg Zaun and Dirk Hayhurst.

You can listen to the entire interview here


Basically J.P. called the 2 former players out for not fairly calling games and he said that no one on the team respects them given that they both played the game and don’t explain it correctly (that’s paraphrasing). He said he was speaking for the team and that, again paraphrasing, that they aren’t respected because one wasn’t very good and the other got caught using PED’s and hung around the majors with a below average career.

Couple of thoughts:

The common theme on Twitter seems to be that JP’s comments would be more credible if his numbers were better than they are.

Jerry Howarth on the Fan a little later did say that both Gregg Zaun and Dirk Hayhurst could spend more time around the team.

JP previewed this “attack” on his twitter account:

“Look forward to fan590 at 8:40 am tomorrow… You should probably tune is as I will discuss Hayhurst and Zaun #ThisWillBefun”

Hayhurst tweeted that he would respond on the air later today.

Gregg Zaun was listed in the MLB Mitchell report on PED’s for those who don’t remember

You can read the transcript of the interview here courtesy of Sean Fitz-Gerald

Tune in for more…..

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