We’re big fans of Jon Miller, and have been since the mid-80s, when we first heard him calling O’s games down in Baltimore. There’s no better voice in the game. But last night both he and Joe Morgan (for whom we have a lot less patience) seemed ill-prepared for the game they were broadcasting, and the gaps in their knowledge were glaring. (Miller, for example, clearly did not know Minnesota reliever Jesse Crain’s first name until it was relayed by a producer.) This is primarily a function of ESPN’s decision to have the team cover a different series every day, so we’ll cut them a little slack. But there was really no excuse for their constant chatter during the Yanks 12th inning rally. The tension was mounting. The crowd was booming. If ever there was a time to sit back and let the game speak for itself, this was it. But Morgan and Miller simply would not stop talking over the action. Some of the analysis was pertinent, but for the most part it was superfluous, a needless distraction from the play on the field. Sssssh!