Like Nomar Garciaparra? Like watching baseball on ESPN? Then do we have good news for you! Garciaparra is set to become the analyst on ESPN's Wednesday Night Baseball telecasts for the 2011 season, according to a report from the Globe.
Garciaparra, the longtime Red Sox shortstop, joined ESPN as an analyst on Baseball Tonight, the network's nightly baseball show, after retiring from baseball last season. He will join play-by-play announcer Dave O'Brien in the booth on Wednesday nights during the baseball season.
Garciaparra made several appearances on ESPN's Wednesday Night Baseball telecasts last season. Apparently, the Worldwide Leader liked his analysis so much that they offered him a permanent position.
In 14 seasons, Garciaparra had a .313 batting average and totaled 1,747 hits, 229 home runs and 936 RBI .In nine seasons with the Red Sox, Garciaparra hit .323 with 1,281 hits, 178 home runs and 690 RBI. In