Extra Innings: A Seattle Times baseball podcast

Follow Extra Innings: A Seattle Times baseball podcast
Share on
Copy link to clipboard

Nobody loves extra innings more than Mariners beat writer Ryan Divish. Join him and guests from around baseball to go to the 10th inning and beyond in Mariners news, discussion and more.

The Seattle Times


    • Sep 28, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • monthly NEW EPISODES
    • 1h 14m AVG DURATION
    • 133 EPISODES


    Search for episodes from Extra Innings: A Seattle Times baseball podcast with a specific topic:

    Latest episodes from Extra Innings: A Seattle Times baseball podcast

    The Mariners make their final push for the postseason

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 86:32


    Times beat writers Ryan Divish and Adam Jude and columnist Larry Stone have a roundtable at T-Mobile Park hours before the Mariners open their final homestand of the season. They discuss the recent poor showing on the road trip, the injuries to Julio Rodriguez and Eugenio Suarez, the emergence of Jarred Kelenic, the Luis Castillo contract extension and more.

    Wrapping up the trade deadline and the Mariners' recent homestand

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 128:02


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone return to analyze the Mariners minimal activity leading up to the trade deadline after the Luis Castillo acquisition. Could they have added a bat? They also discuss the Mariners 10-10 record through the first 20 games after the All-Star break and look ahead.

    Julio Rodriguez's emergence on the national stage at the All-Star game, trading for Juan Soto

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 79:45


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss Julio Rodriguez emerging as baseball's next super star following the All-Star festivities. They talk about adding Juan Soto via trade and how the Mariners have put together a 14-game streak.

    The Mariners are streaking their way back into the postseason race

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 70:06


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the Mariners recent run of good baseball that has pushed them back into the postseason race. How have they done it? What do they need to do to keep it going? Other topics include: roster clog, All-Star selections and snubs and trade talk.

    Breaking down the brawl between the Mariners and the Angels

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 69:48


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss Sunday's brawl between the Mariners and Angels. Who was right? Who was wrong? What could've been done? Who will be suspended? What will be the repercussions?

    Comeback win vs. Rangers gives the Mariners three series wins in a row

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 62:38


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and Larry Stone discuss the recent success the Mariners have displayed over the last week and a half, including back-to-back road series.

    Discussing the Mariners' decision to send down outfielder Jarred Kelenic

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 82:25


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the struggles of once top prospect Jarred Kelenic, which led to him being sent down to Class AAA Tacoma. They also analyze the current stretch of bad baseball being played by. the Mariners, why Steven Souza Jr. is on the roster, the possibility of Kyle Lewis helping the team soon and more.

    Analyzing the good and bad of the first month of the Mariners season

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 53:19


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss what they've seen from the Mariners in the first month of the season. What has been good, what has been bad and what has been unexpected. They also get into how umpires have treated Julio Rodriguez this season.

    Julio Rodriguez is in the big leagues and a Mariners 2021 preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 46:08


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and Larry Stone discuss Julio Rodriguez making the opening day roster, plus season predictions.

    Awaiting the Julio Rodriguez announcement and more from Mariners spring training

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 99:34


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss all things Julio Rodriguez. They also delve into the decision to go with Matt Brash as the No. 5 starter and some free agency talk

    Baseball is back! The Mariners make a big trade

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 75:50


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the end of the MLB lockout and how each sides fared. They also analyze the Mariners trade with the Reds, acquiring Jesse Winker and Eugenio Suarez. They debate on whether Seattle is done or should be done shopping.

    Lockout fallout: The first two series of the 2022 season are canceled

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 133:26


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the current labor strife in Major League Baseball and commissioner Rob Manfred's decision to cancel the first two series of the regular season. When will this end? Who is at fault?

    Locked out on the first day of spring training

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 51:28


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone mark what was supposed to be the first official day of spring training with a podcast discussing the MLB lockout and the possibility of the regular season being delayed.

    Discussing Hall of Fame ballots and the voting process

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 63:52


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss their respective Hall of Fame ballots and the thinking behind their voting process, particularly when it comes to players accused of PED use. they also discuss the latest news on the MLB-MLBPA negotiations.

    Extra Innings podcast: Kyle Seager says goodbye

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 38:45


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss Kyle Seager's surprising and unexpected announcement that he is retiring from baseball. Why leave now? Where does he rank in Mariners team history? And what will his legacy be?

    Discussing the MLB free agent frenzy and the Mariners signing Robbie Ray

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 70:59


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the recent wave of free agent signings over the last few days, including the Mariners signing reigning AL Cy Young winner Robbie Ray to a five-year, $115 million contract.

    A different voice on the Mariners 2021 season and upcoming offseason from MLB.com's Daniel Kramer

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 115:34


    Daniel Kramer of MLB.com joins Times beat writer Ryan Divish to discuss his first full season on the Mariners beat, the difficulties of the transition, what he tries to bring to the job and also discuss the Mariners season and upcoming offseason.

    Wrapping up the Mariners 2021 season: Was it successful?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 116:06


    After a couple of weeks to recover from the 2021 season, the Extra Innings podcast returns to wrap up what the Mariners did and did not accomplish in a season where they exceeded expectations. Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the season as a whole, the last three games of sold-out crowds at T-Mobile Park, the idea of it being a successful season, Kyle Seager's farewell and the responsibility of ownership to build on it and more.

    With nine games left to play, the Mariners are still alive in the wild card race

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 101:53


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the Mariners current situation -- two games back for the second wild card with nine left to play. This wasn't expected. Can Seattle do the improbable and snap a 20 year postseason drought? Will Yusei Kikuchi make his next start? Plus convos on the extensions of Jerry Dipoto and Scott Servais, Kyle Seager's future and the 2023 All-Star game

    Assessing the Mariners' fading wild card hopes and a look to the future

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 84:27


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the Mariners recent stretch of games -- the highs of the road trip and low of losing three of four from the Royals. Where does it leave their hopes of the AL Wild Card? Also discussed: the struggles of Yusei Kikuchi and Logan Gilbert, the future of Kyle Seager and Mitch Haniger, extensions for Scott Servais and Jerry Dipoto and more.

    Wrapping up what the Mariners trade deadline activity

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 95:21


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the Mariners activity or perceived inactivity at the Major League Baseball trade deadline. Are they better than before the deadline? What was it like the day of the Kendall Graveman trade? Will that have ramifications for the rest of the season. Other topics include Abraham Toro's future and potential. The Mariners postseason hopes. And the possibility for next season.

    The Mariners head into the trade deadline as buyers, but will they buy?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 95:54


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the surprising success of the Mariners and their current status as wild card contenders. With the trade deadline looming, they breakdown what the Mariners should do as buyers -- something that hasn't happened in quite a while.

    Are the Mariners good? Should they be buyers or sellers? Who is an all-star?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2021 70:26


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the Mariners return to Seattle with a 43-39 record and the re-opening of T-Mobile Park to fans. Are they for real? How have they had this success? Will it continue? Also trade deadline discussion, when to call-up Cal Raleigh and more.

    Analyzing Jarred Kelenic's demotion to Triple-A Tacoma

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 72:10


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and venerable columnist Larry Stone analyze the Mariners' decision to option struggling rookie Jarred Kelenic to Triple-A Tacoma on Monday. What went wrong? When will he be back? Is he another doomed Mariners prospect. Also discussion on the injury to Kyle Lewis, the idea of trading Mitch Haniger and the status of the stepback.

    Top Mariners prospects Jarred Kelenic and Logan Gilbert make their MLB debuts

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2021 100:28


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the first game for Logan Gilbert and Jarred Kelenic and what it means to the Mariners rebuild. They analyze what to expect from them going forward. Also audio from both prospects press conferences and audio from Jerry Dipoto and Scott Servais.

    The Mariners hitting woes and being no-hit, Jarred Kelenic shines in his AAA debut

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 84:52


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the Mariners recent hitting struggles, including being no-hit by Baltimore's John Means. They also look at hitting as a whole in baseball and its downward trend. They also talk about Jarred Kelenic's debut with the Tacoma Rainiers, which included two home runs.

    Discussing the Mariners unexpected strong start to the 2021 season

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 66:14


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the Mariners 10-6 start to the season, they break down the offense and lineup, including the struggles of the bottom of the order. They talk about the rotation and surprising bullpen. There's also talk about when Jarred Kelenic and Logan Gilbert might get called up and the Mariners getting the COVID vaccine

    It's opening day for the Seattle Mariners and Major League Baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 117:55


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and venerable columnist Larry Stone offer predictions, analyze the Mariners opening day roster and discuss the upcoming 2021 baseball season. There is also a special unexpected appearance from Kevin Shockey

    Discussing the past few weeks of Mariners spring training

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 88:16


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the past few weeks of Mariners spring training. They delve into the battle for the left field spot. The injury, recovery and push for an opening day roster spot from Jarred Kelenic. There is also discussion about Kelenic's service time -- like always -- and what the Mariners should do moving forward. Other topics include Taylor Trammell's readiness for opening day, the idea of adding another outfielder as a stopgap, signing James Paxton to an extension and more.

    Wrapping up the week and the fallout from Kevin Mather's viral video and remarks about the Mariners

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 180:05


    The Extra Innings Podcast returns a week after Kevin Mather's comments and video to the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club went viral, eventually forcing him to resign a day later. Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone recap the week that was with the Mather news breaking and the fallout that occurred.

    Mariners CEO Kevin Mather manages to offend/insult most of the organization in a recorded speech

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 120:47


    It's an emergency episode with beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discussing the controversial comments made by Mariners president and CEO Kevin Mather to the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club on a zoom call. Video of the call and Mather's obtuse comments went viral on Sunday. Full audio of that interview is on the podcast.

    The Big Maple returns: James Paxton comes home to the Mariners and spring training begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2021 109:41


    Spring training has started for the Mariners. Times beat writer Ryan Divish, who is in Peoria, and columnist Larry Stone, who isn't, discuss the start of spring training. The main topic of the show is James Paxton's return to the Mariners on a one-year contract. How did it all happen? How much will it help the Mariners and the rotation. The conversation also includes the signing of injured reliever Ken Giles to a two-year contract. And wraps up with discussions about the passing of Hank Aaron and fans attending spring training games.

    The recent free agent signings, the Mariners inactivity and plan moving forward

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 5, 2021 174:36


    The Extra Innings podcast returns for your weekend listening. Times beat writer Ryan Divish and venerable columnist Larry Stone discuss a variety of topics concerning Major League Baseball and the Mariners. This week's topic list: ** Trevor Bauer signing with the Dodgers< ** The recent free agent signings and the perceived market ** The Mariners ostensibly sitting out this portion of free agency ** Where the Mariners are at in the rebuild? ** Should Seattle supplement this roster? ** The organization's responsibility to its fans ** Service time manipulation and Jarred Kelenic ** The recent Baseball Hall of Fame vote that produced no inductees ** Curt Schilling and his candidacy.

    Breaking down what GM Jerry Dipoto said in the Mariners Virtual Baseball Bash

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 125:32


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss what Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto had to say in his media session during the first day of the team's virtual baseball bash, including expectations, payroll and more.. The podcast also includes full audio of Dipoto's media session.

    MLB's recent Hot Stove moves, the Mariners lack of moves and memories with Greg Johns

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2021 96:10


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone are joined by Greg Johns of MLB.com, who recently announced his retirement from the sports writing business. It's a varied discussion talking about the Padres push in the offseason and the Mets move to get Francisco Lindor plus plenty of Mariners memories.

    Rainiers radio broadcaster Mike Curto discusses the minor league realignment, PCL memories and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2020 112:35


    Longtime Tacoma Rainiers radio broadcaster Mike Curto joins Ryan Divish and Larry Stone to discuss the recent realignment and reduction of the minor leagues and how it affects the Mariners, the possible delay to spring training and the Mariners' offseason.

    A discussion with Jeff Sullivan of the Rays, hot stove with Larry "Hot" Stone

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 121:07


    Mariners beat writer Ryan Divish talks with former Fangraphs and Lookout Landing writer Jeff Sullivan about working for the Rays, watching the World Series, the move from writing to the front office and his thoughts on the Mariners. Larry Stone joins the show to discuss the rumors about Blake Snell being traded and if the Mariners are a fit.

    Wrapping up the World Series and the shortened 2020 season.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2020 116:33


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone wrap up their injured list situations and the World Series. They of course talk about the decision to pull Blake Snell. They also look at the 2020 season as a whole. There is of course Mariners talk, including the free agent philosophy.

    Wrapping up the Mariners 2020 season and looking ahead to 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2020 150:35


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the season that was in 2020, including the highs and lows. They also look ahead to 2021 and what the Mariners should do this offseason to reach their stated goal of the playoffs.

    The Mariners' unexpected postseason hopes, the success of 2020, future free agent signs and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2020 96:19


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish welcomes Jordan Shusterman of the Cespedes BBQ duo and co-host of the Baseball BBQ podcast on the Ringer podcast network. Shusterman has worked for MLB.com's Cut 4 and is a Mariners fan. Topics include: the Mariner postseason chances, the successes and failures of the 2020 season, the handling of Jarred Kelenic and Logan Gilbert, the rebuild process, free agent signings for the 2022 season and more.

    Analyzing the Mariners' deadline moves, assessing the state of Seattle's farm system

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2020 159:22


    Times beat writer talks with prospect analysts/writers Eric Longenhagen of Fangraphs and Kyle Glaser of Baseball America about the Mariners recent prospect hauls at the trade deadline and the state of their farm system. Also audio of GM Jerry Dipoto's post trade deadline media session.

    Discussing the Mariners decision to not play out of protest, analyzing the recent trades

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2020 91:33


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the recent decision by several teams, including the Mariners, to postpone games in light of the most recent police shooting in Kenosha, Wisc. Did the Mariners handle it properly? Will we see more of it? Other topics include the recent trades of Taijuan Walker and Daniel Vogelbach, the upcoming trade deadline and more the team's recent play.

    Discussing the most hated team in baseball with someone who covers the Astros.

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2020 82:43


    Following the Mariners getting swept at Minute Maid Park over the weekend, the Extra Innings podcast returns to talk with a person who covers the most hated team in baseball -- the Houston Astros. Chandler Rome, a proud grad of Louisiana State University, joins this episode to talk about the team that the Mariners can't seem to beat and aspire to be like in the future.

    Previewing the Mariners' 2020 season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2020 88:40


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and venerable columnist Larry Stone wrap up the summer camp for the Mariners and preview the 2020 season. Topics include: *** The COVID-19 safety protocols and whether they will keep the season going *** breaking down the opening day roster and the decisions behind it *** previewing each position group and their strengths and weaknesses *** the increased field for the postseason *** predictions for the 2020 season for the Mariners and the postseason

    Summer camp activities with the Mariners and Greg Johns of MLB.com

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2020 67:57


    Greg Johns of MLB.com joins Ryan Divish to discuss the first two weeks of covering Summer Camp with the Mariners. The two beat writers also discuss the situation with top prospect Jarred Kelenic and whether he should be on the opening day roster, expectations for the Mariners this season, the stepback plan being sidetracked and predictions.

    Previewing the opening of Mariners' "summer camp"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2020 86:24


    On the eve of the restart of Mariners spring training, Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the return of actual live baseball and what they'll expect from the workouts at T-Mobile Park. They also discuss the safety protocols, the coaching staff, the 60 players chosen for participate, the cancellation of the minor league season and will there be a full 2020 season.

    Reaction to the return of Major League Baseball and what's next for the Mariners

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2020 69:43


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the long-awaited return of MLB, the plan in place and the bickering between the MLB and MLBPA during the process. Also discussed what the Mariners will do going forward, the player selection for the 60 players invited, safety procedures and more.

    Is baseball really doing this? Meg Rowley of Fangraphs joins the podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2020 76:51


    The MLB owners, commissioner Rob Manfred and the MLB Players association are inching closer to driving baseball off the cliff of no return in 2020. Who is at fault? Why is this happening? Can it be fixed? Will there be a baseball season?

    Analyzing the plan to re-start the 2020 Major League Baseball season

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2020 68:28


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss and debate the plan to re-start the 2020 baseball season and the looming battle between the owners and the players over money. But is the plan safe? How will it work? Also discussed was the future of minor league baseball and the Mariners stepback.

    By the time we get to Phoenix: Will MLB relocate its season to Arizona?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2020 67:58


    TImes beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the recent reporting from ESPN's Jeff Passan that Major League Baseball could relocate all 30 teams to Arizona and play the entire season 2020 season at the facilities in the area.

    Discussing the day that Coronavirus shut down spring training and baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2020 56:58


    Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone discuss the state of baseball after having been shutdown by the Coronavirus. How did this decision come to happen? What is MLB's policies regarding the players? How will it affect spring training? When will the season actually start.

    Claim Extra Innings: A Seattle Times baseball podcast

    In order to claim this podcast we'll send an email to with a verification link. Simply click the link and you will be able to edit tags, request a refresh, and other features to take control of your podcast page!

    Claim Cancel