Sports News Without Access, Favor, Or Discretion

Shooty Babitt was a baseball player. He scouted. He's worked on both coasts, for teams and in the media. And yet, when his co-anchor gives him a lead-in to praise Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin for downplaying his team's recent success, Babitt says Melvin is "feeling a little too gay, talking about, possibly, we have 29 games to go and we have to go day-by-day."

What was Shooty going for on that one?

h/t IMG

Note: The consensus seems to be he just means "happy" or "light-hearted." It's not like we were unaware of that meaning, just thought it seemed a little off from the context. Still — consensus noted.


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