Yankees play-by-play announcer Michael Kay was fuming at radio host Mike Francesa yesterday on his radio show, and called out the Sports Pope after Francesa suggested YES controlled what Kay could and couldn't do.
The beef was sparked by Alex Rodriguez; this week, we all learned he admitted his PED use in a January 2014 meeting with the DEA. In November 2013, A-Rod appeared on Francesa's show and strongly denied any use as he attacked the MLB. (Keep in mind that Francesa's show was removed from the simulcast last December, and replaced by Kay's.)
A caller brought up that interview on Wednesday's show, and Francesa suggested that he was removed from the simulcast because he wasn't easy to control, as opposed to Kay and co-host Don La Greca. Kay was furious, and called Francesa a liar, multiple times. If you like listening to anthropomorphic chicken parmesan sandwiches screaming, this is the rant for you.
Kay gets personal, too. "Maybe they didn't want to broadcast a show where somebody was falling asleep on the air," he said. "That doesn't make great television."
H/t to @OrdioMongo