Hardly anyone was surprised this week when Joe Morgan was let go by ESPN … not even Joe Morgan himself.

The former Sunday Night Baseball analyst released a statement on ESPN’s decision to let him go:

“I was not surprised by ESPN’s decision. They have been taking ‘Sunday Night Baseball’ in a different direction the last two years, and I was not comfortable with that direction.”

That’s just Joe being Joe, I guess.

Richard Sandomir of The New York Times had a great paragraph in today’s paper that sums up Morgan perfectly: Read more