‘Free Kevin Brown!’ Orioles followers chant assist for suspended broadcaster


The commentator was reportedly eliminated for feedback in regards to the Orioles’ current file in Tampa Bay.

Orioles followers chanted in assist of Kevin Brown on Tuesday. AP Photograph/Julio Cortez

Baltimore followers let the Orioles know precisely how they felt about broadcaster Kevin Brown’s suspension within the first sport at Camden Yards for the reason that information broke.

Loud “Free Kevin Brown!” chants rang by means of the stadium Tuesday night time in assist of the play-by-play commentator.

The chants have been audible over the tv broadcast, and the Houston Astros commentary workforce responded stay, echoing the sentiment of the house crowd.

“Good for them … I do know that you just and I really feel the identical approach, however simply talking for myself, I can’t imagine that he’s not within the stadium proper now,” Astros shade commentator Geoff Blum mentioned. “He was really doing an excellent job complimenting this ball membership on taking part in excellent baseball.”

Brown was suspended from the Maryland Sports activities Community following a section in Tampa Bay the place he identified Baltimores’ struggles on the street towards the Rays in earlier seasons.

Instantly following the experiences, sports activities followers, broadcasters and different personalities took to the web to voice their disdain for the choice. Former NFL quarterback Robert Griffin III shared the video and famous “he was doing his job, stating information and telling the reality.”

Brown will reportedly return to the broadcasting sales space on Friday when the Orioles host the Mariners.