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Let's Go Ricky Ro follows the conversations of MLB pitcher Ricky Romero and Los Angeles sports broadcaster Beto Duran.

Ricky Romero & Beto Duran


    • Aug 9, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • monthly NEW EPISODES
    • 1h 3m AVG DURATION
    • 85 EPISODES

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    #84 Jeter, Vin Scully and Summer Break

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 45:15

    With "The Captain" out Ricky tells Derek Jeter stories. Guys remember great Vin Scully. Ricky spent July in Canada working with Blue Jays TV and Matt Stairs loves Dodgers fans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #83 Thole, No Hitter Alert

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 42:02

    Thole went to New York City for 10 year anniversary of Johan Santana's no-hitter and the kids loved it. Ricky has a new job, Thole has a new job, the boys are busy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #82 Adversity Is Good

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 56:34

    Beto loved his Toronto trip and wants to go back! Great advice from Ricky on players needing to face adversity, not giving in to the easy route. Also, congrats to the local LA high schools winning championships. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #81 International Baseball with Scott Richmond

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 68:10

    Old pal Scott Richmond out of the bullpen for Josh Thole. Cool stories about his time with Team Canada, playing all over Latin America, road tripping in Italy, China and Australia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #80 Baseball Psychology

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 56:11

    No Thole today, but really interesting talk with Ricky about the mental side of baseball. Lots of credit to the late Ken Ravizza who help many players with the psychological aspect of the game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #79 Dustin Garneau - Tigers Catcher

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 63:08

    Great insight on the current state of catching from Tigers Dustin Garneau. Technology, dealing with umpires, no robo umps, why the 1 knee movement and more. Learned a lot. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #78 Hey Ump!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 60:11

    Guys found twitter account @UmpScorecards and it let to cool stories about umpires. Of course Thole is best friends with all umpires, but lots of respect to them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #77 Opening Day, Spring Break & Family Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 51:57

    Ricky was in Toronto for Opening Day. Thole is running Spring Break baseball with the neighborhood kids. Saw twins pitch against each other, sister interview her brother the starting pitcher and more stories. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #76 Jason Grilli - Closer, Italian, Winner

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 75:28

    "Grill Cheese" Jason Grilli was so good! Great advice for overcoming obstacles, dealing with failure, life decisions, playing for Team Italy, making wine and more. IG @GrillCheese49 @RockNBallWines Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #75 Getting released hurts and where's Freddie Freeman?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 60:56

    Thole thinks Freddie Freeman is going to the AL East, Rickie son hit his first homer and we got into getting released. The process of walking away from the clubhouse. And Ricky's Lakers were brutal against the Raptors. Toronto fans let him have it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #74 Danny Jansen Blue Jays Catcher

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 67:03

    Blue Jays catcher Danny Jansen joined the show for the first time and told cool stories! Adam Jones lived in his house during the minors, playing high school ball with a broken hand in Wisconsin, learning how to be a pro from Sal Fasano, the current game and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #73 Minor League Hockey Life and Go To College

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 68:54

    Thole spent the weekend with the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs hockey team and the stories are beautiful! Beto & Ricky went to Riviera Country Club and how much money would it take to skip college? "Thole Time" was about bad drivers. Audio clip of Lasorda taking out pitcher. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #72 Pay The Minor Leaguers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 72:51

    Times have changed. Ricky and Thole agree teams should pay minor leaguers enough to maintain throughout the year. Thole Time rant about travel ball coaches, Ricky says let kids be kids and is our friend the "Bandit" still a Raiders fan after celebrating with the Rams? And the classic Lee Elia tirade! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #71 High School Alumni Glory and Go Rams!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 56:15

    Ricky and Beto played in their high school alumni games with different results. Ricky still got it, Beto...well he showed up. Thole was a stud in high school and his "Thole Time" rant is a wake up call for parents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #70 Hall Of Fame votes and no More Daddy Ball!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 79:05

    Ricky is still bummed about the Niners, Fullerton alumni weekend, Serie Del Caribe, Papi Ortiz stories,Tommy Lasorda rant and Thole Time wants no more DADDY BALL! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #69 Lollylaggers and The Get It Done League!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 51:47

    Fellas recap the crazy NFL playoff weekend. Ricky is still fired up about his 49ers and thinks there's a Super Bowl shot. Added new segments, with reaction to robot umpires in AAA, movie clips and the debut of "Thole Time" with a beautiful NFL rant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #68 2022 Is Here! Guys are back.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 62:06

    Finally back and refreshed with new ideas for 2022. Ricky and Thole want to bring on non baseball guests, an Old Man Thole rant and lessons in serving winter snowstorms. Oh and is Ricky going to become a hockey dad? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    #67 2021 Year Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 50:31

    Going through all of 2021 guests and it was so cool. Thank you for the support

    #66 Ricky Ro Camp and Scherzer Free Agents

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 49:36

    Recap of the 2nd Annual Ricky Romero Camp for East LA players, giving back to the kids and Thole loves what the Mets have done in free agency. Where does Carlos Correa go?

    #65 Jesse Chavez World Series Champ!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 67:36

    Good friend Jesse Chavez started season as a free agent, thought about retirement, went back to the minors and finished with a World Series ring!

    #64 John Buck - Catcher, All Star

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 81:57

    Former big league catcher John Buck with cool stories about catching Ricky, what it takes to be a catcher, the mental preparation needed and more.  And Thole checks in from Mets Fantasy Camp.

    #63 Adrian Garcia Marquez - FOX Deportes

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 72:26

    Adrian Garcia Marquez is calling his 8th World Series for FOX Deportes, but he's also the voice of the Chargers. Funny stories about his career, Tijuana Sunday Leagues and more. 

    #62 Logan Webb Giants Pitcher

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 86:46

    Logan Webb with some cool stories about playing for the Giants, recovering from Tommy John surgery, playing at Fenway, Raiders fans, and more. 

    #61 Playoffs, Robert Flores and Pedro Moura

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 77:20

    Playoffs talk got good! Robert Flores from MLB Network called in from Fenway, Pedro Moura from FOX Sports on the Dodgers analytics department, Urias use and more. Thole from his truck!

    #60 Arash Madani and "Hunting" Thole

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 61:12

    With Thole on a hunting trip, Arash Madani from SportsNet Canada joined us with stories on covering sports, growing in Halifax, the Olympics, and meeting Ricky.

    #59 Solo Thole, Playoffs and Hunting

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 54:57

    Last week of the season and Thole took us back to what it's like when teams are in the playoff hunt and when they are done!  

    #58 Manny Barreda goes to the Big Leagues

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 63:51

    After 14 years in minors, our friend Manny Barreda made his debut with the Orioles, got a strikeout and win! Manny recaps the crazy week in Baltimore. 

    #57 Summer Break Eh

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 57:56

    We are back after a busy July. Beto working football training camp, Ricky is in Toronto doing TV and Thole is fixing tractors! We got a lot going on but another fun episode on Mets owner, clubhouse reaction and TV world. 

    #56 All Star Game Memories

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 59:57

    Thole is back and Ricky wore his 2011 All-Star Game jersey. Good stories from that week. 

    #55 Alex Sanabia, Grinding, Reinventing and Mexico beisbol

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 68:26

    Good friend Alex Sanabia is all about the postive vibes. Those vibes are must needed during a lenghty pro career. From Chula Vista to the Big Leagues

    #54 Vladdy Jr the All Star, Clubhouse Fights & We Got An Intern

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 41:47

    No guest today, so we talked about Vladdy Jr leading All-Star vote, heard about clubhouse fights in Mexico, Thole says he can still catch knuckleballer and we got an Intern Graham who brought the heat! 

    #53 Marco Estrada Nationals, Brewers, Blue Jays pitcher

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 91:53

    We found him. Former big league pitcher Marco Estrada didn't make the varsity at Sylmar High until his senior year, but ended up a pro.  Cool stories about his journey and meeting Vin Scully.

    #52 Tim "Rock" Raines - Hall Of Fame

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 86:19

    Hall Of Famer Time Raines with the cool stories of playing in Montreal, stealing bases, hitting Randy Johnson, and being teammates with Michael Jordan.

    #51 Knuckleballs & Batting Practice Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 54:30

    No guest today but awesome stories from Ricky and Thole on what goes on during BP with former players, Thole learned not to make fun of 1986 Red Sox and more. 

    #50 Troy Tulowitzki

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 61:27

    Tulo with some gems on getting to the big leagues, battles with Ricky, Thole the great teammate, preparation and more. 

    #49 Minor League life and baseball cards

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 69:10

    Blue Jays Minor League operations czar Billy Wardlow joined us with really cool stories. The unsung heroes in the game. And Ricky is really into trading cards. We get an update 

    #48 Pat Hentgen, Blue Jays World Series, Cy Young Winner

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 88:03

    So many cool stories from 1996 Cy Young Winner and Blue Jays World Series Champ Pat Hentgen. Roger Clemens, Ricky Henderson, and more. 

    #47 Rockies Alen Trejo

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 77:58

    With Boyle Heights roots in the Big Leagues. Cool hearing Rockies SS Alan Trejo share his stories. He grew up watching Ricky, and they have a cool bond. Also, Farmer Thole updates the farm house and he didn't visit the haunted hotel in Scranton.

    #46 Joe Musgrove

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 41:35

    After throwing the first no-hitter in Padres history, Joe Musgrove became an instant hero in the 619 with free beer for life! Joe and Thole bonded over no no's and he met Ricky as an 18-year-old.

    #45 Opening Day, Ghosts and Haunted Hotels

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 53:14

    Thole is headed to Scranton for his kid's game and it brought back memories of a haunted hotel the guys used to stay at. Uh oh. Turns out there are a few of those around and opening day stories are always good. 

    #44 End of Spring Training and Thole The Venezuela "Legend"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 81:29

    What goes on when fighting for the last roster spot? How do you find an apartment so fast? Interesting stories on the last week of Spring Training.  Ricky updates us on the t-ball life, Thole raked in Venezuela and we got a promo flyer...kind of. 

    #43 Legends, Old School Players and T-Ball

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 62:37

    Fun podcast just shooting the breeze. Cool stories of Willie Mays, Jamie Moyer, Cito Gaston and more. Ricky is coaching t-ball, and an update from Farmer Thole.

    #42 Split Squads & Farmer Thole

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 83:21

    Thole lives on a 2 acre farm and his daily activities are foreign to the city kids from LA. Spring Training stories about split squads, getting released, AAA Buffalo, one knee catching advice and more. Oh and Ricky has new job.

    #41 Adam Lind

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 74:04

    Former big league DH Adam Lind joined the show to talk about his role as a DH, learning Spanish, Fenway memories, state of baseball  and more. 

    #40 Josh Thole & Show update

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 65:24

    Old friend Josh Thole is back and is now part of the podcast!  New shows every Tuesday morning. Thole on playing in the bubble for the Yankees, how Dodgers organization works and facing Bartolo Colon.  

    #39 Manny Barreda | Tomateros, Toros Pitcher

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2020 87:50

    Manny Barreda chased his big league dream all the way to AAA, but even though he never got the call from "The Show", he's reinvented himself as a star in Mexico. Great stories!  Twitter: @MannyBarreda @Ricky_Ro24 @DuranSports   USE CODE "LETS-GO-RICKY-20" FOR 20% OFF WESTSIDE LOVE

    #38 Cavan Biggio

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2020 63:04

    Blue Jays Cavan Biggio makes his podcast debut and he was so good! Stories about growing up in clubhouses, Sammy Sosa carrying him off a field, Notre Dame, the struggle, the success, where his name came from and more.  Twitter @Ricky_Ro24 @DuranSports @doinitBIGgio23  

    #37 Season 3 Debut!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 57:07

    We are back for Season 3! The guys talk about the future of the podcast, Dodgers winning World Series, Lakers winning a ring and we got a new house!

    #36 Vernon Wells

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2020 76:29

    Former big league slugger Vernon Wells told good stories about handling pressure, handling hecklers, bench clearing brawls, a young Mike Trout, and how he started his own wine.   Follow Ricky Romero on social media!  Twitter: https://bit.ly/Ricky-Romero-TW    Instagram: https://bit.ly/Ricky-Romero-IG     Follow Beto Duran on social media! Twitter: https://bit.ly/Beto-Duran-TW Instagram: https://bit.ly/Beto-Duran-IG Facebook: https://bit.ly/Beto-Duran-FB     For business inquiries, contact duransports@gmail.com.    

    #35 Jose Bautista

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2020 71:46

    "Joey Bats" makes his podcast debut. From Dominican Republic to Junior College to Toronto. Windy road but a long successful career.   Follow Ricky Romero on social media!  Twitter: https://bit.ly/Ricky-Romero-TW    Instagram: https://bit.ly/Ricky-Romero-IG     Follow Beto Duran on social media! Twitter: https://bit.ly/Beto-Duran-TW Instagram: https://bit.ly/Beto-Duran-IG Facebook: https://bit.ly/Beto-Duran-FB     For business inquiries, contact duransports@gmail.com.  

    #34 Mike Soroka - Atlanta Braves

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2020 65:47

    Mike Soroka makes his podcast debut. From Calgary, Alberta, Canada to the big leagues, Mike comes in strong with good stories. Very humble young man.   Follow Ricky Romero on social media!  Twitter: https://bit.ly/Ricky-Romero-TW    Instagram: https://bit.ly/Ricky-Romero-IG     Follow Beto Duran on social media! Twitter: https://bit.ly/Beto-Duran-TW Instagram: https://bit.ly/Beto-Duran-IG Facebook: https://bit.ly/Beto-Duran-FB     For business inquiries, contact duransports@gmail.com.  

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