Colemanisms. There is no better
"All the Padres need is a fly ball in the air."
"Mike Caldwell, the Padres right-handed southpaw, will pitch for San Diego tonight."
"Larry Moffet is 6-3, six three, 190. Last year he was 6-6.
"Well, it looks like the All-Star balloting is about over, especially in the National and American leagues."
"Rich Folkers is throwing up in the bullpen."
"Johnny Grubb slides into second with a standup double."
"There's a long drive to center field. Winfield is going back, back, back. Oh No! He hits his head against the wall and it's off rolling to second base. This a terrible thing for the Padres."
"Complete games are like dinosaurs. You don't see them very often anymore."
"Do not announce a game without pants on, no matter how hot it is in the booth."
"Sometimes when you get an idea, you get such a good idea, that it doesn't work."
"Pitcher Randy Tomlin got his front leg behind his back, and it doesn't work that way."
"The sentiment of this crowd swings up and down like a pendulum."
"The ball game is over ... in this inning."
"McCovey swings and misses, and it's fouled back."
"The way he's swinging the bat, he won't get a hit until the 20th century"
"On the mound for the Padres is Randy Jones, the lefthander with the Karl Marx hairdo."
"Bob Davis has his hair differently this year, short with curls like Randy Jones wears. I think you call it a Frisbee."
"There's a shot up the alley. Oh, it's just foul."
"And it's a long drive down the line to center field."
"The first pitch to Tucker Ashford is grounded into left field. No, wait a minute. It's ball one. Low and outside."
"That's Hendrick's 19th home run. One more and he reaches double figures."
"The ex-left-hander Dave Roberts will be going for Houston."
"Hector Torrez, how can you communicate with Enzo Hernandez when he speaks Spanish and you speak Mexican?"
"I sure hope you're staying alive for the upcoming Dodgers series."
"And Kansas City is at Chicago tonight, or is it Chicago at Kansas City? Well, no matter as Kansas City leads in the eighth 4 to 4."
"Sometimes, big trees grow out of acorns. I think I heard that from a squirrel."
"The Cards lead the Dodgers 4-2 after one inning and that one hasn't even started."
"The last time Pena faced the Padres, the Dodgers scratched for a run to tie the game and then went on to win 4-0."
"That home run ties it up, 1-0."
"Trailing 5-1, the Padres added an insurance run in the eighth inning."
"Gene Richards swings, the ball bounces foul and hits him in the head. No harm done."
"Sunday is Senior Citizens' Day. And if you want to become a senior citizen, just call the Padre ticket office."
"Boros is not with the team today because he's attending his daughter's funeral. Oh, wait, it's her wedding."