Awful Announcing ranked all 30 major league baseball broadcasting teams and the San Francisco Giants took the top spot.
Most popular grade: A (74% of voters)
Vin Scully and the Los Angeles Dodgers came in second, while the Baltimore Orioles, featuring Gary Thorne and Jim Palmer, finished third.
The Mets broadcast team had a solid showing, coming in at No. 4. Here is what they wrote:
Most popular grade: A (57% of voters)
Analysis: The Mets had the second-most first place votes in the rankings, but also had more last place votes than any team in the top ten. Burkhardt will be heading towards greener pastures following this season, but the Cohen/Hernandez/Darling trio still was extremely well-liked without him in the fold.
By the way, Kevin Burkhardt announced that he will not return to SNY after this season. The very popular field reporter agreed to a three-year contract with FOX Sports that begins in 2015.
Kevin will serve in various roles for FOX who intend to have him cover baseball, NFL football and college basketball.
“It’s pretty crazy,” Burkhardt said last Thursday at Citi Field. “Talking about it, I can’t even believe it. It’s totally nuts. I couldn’t have scripted it any better if I tried. It has been quite a couple of years.”
He will be missed.