”Cannot Think of Anything Worse”- Fans Troll Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez Hosting ESPN’s “Manningcast”-Type Show

Published 01/07/2022, 12:39 PM EST
NEW YORK – AUGUST 9: Infielder Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees stands on the field during the game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on August 9, 2004 in the Bronx, New York. The won Blue Jays won 5-4. (Photo by M. David Leeds/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez is one of the iconic players in baseball history. However, popularly known as A-Rod, Alex is not everyone’s favorite when it comes to his analysis.

Regardless, Alex has been part of the Sunday Night booth show. Interestingly, ESPN has decided to give baseball fans a gift by starting MLB’s ”The Manning cast” show. However, the show host isn’t everyone’s favorite.

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Alex Rodriguez is not the fan-favorite for ” The Manning Cast” show

Baseball fans have been waiting for the day ESPN starts a Manning Cast show for them. However, as their dreams finally came true, they had a shock when Alex Rodriguez, aka A-Rod’s name, came forward as the host.

NEW YORK – JULY 21: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees swings at the pitch against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on July 21, 2007 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Devil Rays 7-3 in game one of their doubleheader. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Interestingly, Michael Kay, a television play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees, will join Alex in this new ESPN show.

Notably, the fans lost their cool on Twitter, reacting to the news. Some fans are disappointed with ESPN on their choice of hosts, as they had high expectations of Major League Baseball’s Manning Cast Show. Fans slammed Alex and ESPN on Twitter.

Will A-Rod leave the Sunday Night Booth Show?

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ESPN is still figuring out the details for the upcoming baseball ”Manning Show”. However, most likely, Alex Rodriguez will have to leave the Sunday Night Booth Show. Notably, some fans are happy about Alex quitting the Sunday show while planning on ditching to watch the ”Manning Show”.

NEW YORK – AUGUST 04: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees runs the bases after hitting his 600th career home run in the first inning against Shaun Marcum #28 of the Toronto Blue Jays on August 4, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

The football ”Manning Show’ is not aired every week. ESPN is still deciding whether they want the same for their baseball version, or want to try out another schedule. Considering the response from fans already, do you think ESPN will look for another host in place of A-Rod?

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Shreya Verma

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Shreya Verma is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. A post-graduation student in political science, Shreya is also a professional 10m air pistol shooter. Taking after her athlete father, she was naturally inclined towards the athletic life.

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