Texas Rangers television play-by-play announcer Dave Barnett will undergo an evaluation and miss at least two games after he gave a rambling, incoherent description of game play that confused viewers.
During the eighth inning Monday night in San Diego, Barnett said a runner was on ''fifth'' base after a ''botched robbery.'' He then mentioned a ''henchman'' before the broadcast went silent for several seconds.
In a statement Tuesday, the Rangers said Barnett would be evaluated over the ''next few days'' and miss the rest of the San Diego series. The team says Barnett believes he's had a recurrence of migraine headaches.
Los Angeles TV reporter Serene Branson was diagnosed with migraine-related symptoms after a similar on-air incident during the Grammys last year.
Radio announcer Steve Busby will take Barnett's place.