CSN Philly's Jim Salisbury reports Phillies color analyst Jamie Moyer is leaving the Phillies broadcast team after one season to spend more time with his family. The rest of the broadcast team of Tom McCarthy, Matt Stairs, Gregg Murphy and Mike Schmidt are all expected to return in 2015.
Moyer released this statement to Comcast Sportsnet.
“At the end of the Phillies' season, I gave the situation a great deal of thought, with my family in mind. I enjoyed my year behind the mic tremendously, and the opportunity to work with Tom, Matt, Mike and Gregg is one I will cherish.
However, as we are now based on the West Coast, the geography presents unique challenges to the matter at hand. I thus reached a decision that, for the moment, it’s very difficult to balance a bicoastal professional life with family life at home.
I thank Comcast SportsNet, the Phillies and, of course, the fans for letting me share my insights into the team this past season and wish the team success in the coming years.
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