The headline is misleading. Of course he knows. But when you're thinking of things to say off the top of your head for a few hours, it's easy to make this kind of mistake.
And McCarver reacted about the only way he could -- he laughed about it and moved on.
Not a big deal. Funny, sure, but it's not a reason to turn on McCarver. He gets a bad rap in a lot of circles, but I've never heard people complaining about him spelling.
No, this is the proper reason to turn on McCarver:
If that's the first time you've seen that clip, you might think it's funny. Just wait a second for the meaning to set in. You have a few more games of this -- possibly six more. That's at least 18 hours, maybe more.
Nope. Not so funny anymore. I've watched that clip six times tonight, and it hurts a little bit more each time. Certainly more than the misspelling of "strike."