Dodgers’ Joc Pederson drops extremely loud F-bombs in fan-less stadium for entire world to listen to

By Eric Ting, SFGATE
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9: 44 pm PDT, Thursday, July 23, 2020

FILE PHOTO: Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Joc Pederson celebrates after homering within the eighth inning in game one in every of the National League Division Sequence at Dodger Stadium on Oct. 3, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Events/TNS) less
FILE PHOTO: Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Joc Pederson celebrates after homering within the eighth inning in game one in every of the National League Division Sequence at Dodger Stadium on Oct. 3, 2019 in Los Angeles. … more

Photo: Robert Gauthier, TNS

Photo: Robert Gauthier, TNS

FILE PHOTO: Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Joc Pederson celebrates after homering within the eighth inning in game one in every of the National League Division Sequence at Dodger Stadium on Oct. 3, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Events/TNS) less
FILE PHOTO: Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Joc Pederson celebrates after homering within the eighth inning in game one in every of the National League Division Sequence at Dodger Stadium on Oct. 3, 2019 in Los Angeles. … more

Photo: Robert Gauthier, TNS

Before official sports leagues resuming without fans and crowd noise amid the continued coronavirus pandemic, some floated the premise of televising video games on a tape delay to supply TV networks the flexibility to briefly slice back the audio on any unfriendly language blurted out by players.

On Thursday night, Los Angels Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson demonstrated magnificent how without effort beforehand unheard expletives could per chance most likely even be picked up in a stadium without fans.

After hitting a ball toward first unsuitable at the underside of the sixth inning versus the San Francisco Giants, Peterson pleaded with the ball, “Obtain over, procure over, f—!” as he realized he used to be destined for a groundout. After Giants infielder Pablo Sandoval flipped the ball to support pitcher Rico Garcia for the out, Peterson belted out a 2nd, great more emphatic “F—!” for factual measure.

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver used to be an early proponent of utilizing a tape delay to give protection to the virgin ears of younger fans.

“I obtain typically players, they perceive as soon as they’re on the ground, they’re announcing obvious things to each and each pretty heaps of on memoir of it be so loud within the arena, they know pretty heaps of it’s now not being picked up,” he acknowledged earlier this month. “They could per chance most likely merely must adapt their language pretty of bit brilliant what they are saying will most likely be picked up by microphones and in all seriousness, we could per chance most likely must set apart pretty of bit of a delay.”

Eric Ting is an SFGATE reporter. Email: eric.ting@sfgate.com | Twitter:@_ericting

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