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The Athletic's flagship baseball podcast features some of the best writers and thinkers in the game. Ken Rosenthal, Jayson Stark, Doug Glanville, Hunter Pence, Keith Law, Grant Brisbee, Derek VanRiper and more come together four days per week to guide you through the Major League Baseball season. With rumors, analytics, trivia, prospects, and big name interviews, we've got you covered from the hot stove through the World Series.

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    The 3-0 Show | Trade Deadline Live Reaction Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 73:57

    From the Juan Soto and Luis Castillo blockbusters to the deals that didn't get done, Derek VanRiper and Eno Saris react to all of the news at MLB's trade deadline. Who got better, who didn't do enough and who waived the white flag on Deadline Day 2022. Check out the video stream on YouTube: https://youtu.be/SqiB2ntNAdo Subscribe to The Athletic at $1/mo for the first year: theathletic.com/baseballshow Follow Eno on Twitter: @enosarris Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Battle for the NL Central, Wild Card Madness, and the Orioles Continue to Hang Around

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 58:47

    Katie Woo joins Eno and DVR to discuss the Cardinals' recent rise to the top of the NL Central, their ongoing battle with the Brewers, how the two NL Central contenders stack up against the National League's other playoff clubs, the impact of two major injuries on the American League playoff picture, and the likelihood that the Orioles finish with more wins than the Red Sox this season.  Subscribe to The Athletic at $1/mo for the first year: theathletic.com/baseballshow Follow Katie on Twitter: @katiejwoo Follow Eno on Twitter: @enosarris Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Roundtable | The Real Trade Deadline Grades

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 49:02

    Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys gives their breakdown of some of the big Trade Deadline trades and joke how they have worked so far after a week. -Follow Grant on Twitter: @GrantBrisbee -Follow Andy on Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on Twitter: @MarcCarig Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Starkville | Charley Steiner visits Starkville for a special Vin Scully tribute

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 95:47

    In a special episode of Starkville, long-time Dodgers radio voice Charley Steiner visits Jayson and Doug to share stories of the late Vin Scully. Steiner decided he wanted to broadcast Dodger games when he first heard Scully call a Brooklyn Dodger game as a 5 year old, eventually realizing that dream and working with Vin for 14 seasons in LA. Jayson and Doug share their own Scully stories before answering a Scully inspired listener trivia question. All that and Strange but True! Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonst Follow Doug on Twitter: @DougGlanville Follow Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Follow Brett Mandel (trivia) on Twitter: @brettmandel Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ken's Mailbag | Cardinals up, Brewers down in Central, plus Deadline fallout

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 39:07

    A week after the trade deadline and teams are beginning to be helped and hurt by moves that they made. Tim and Ken talk about the NL Central race where the Cardinals are back in first as the Brewers stumble after trading Josh Hader. Then, in the mailbag... -Why didn't the Yankees or Red Sox trade for Soto? -What deadline player will star in the Postseason? -Do teams use rebuilds as an excuse to save money? -Vin Scully memories -What does being designated for assignment mean? -Should there be a universal WAR? -Ken's favorite baseball documentaries Those questions and more! To be a part of next week's episode call the voicemail at 646-543-7072 or email tabaseballshow@gmail.com. Follow Ken on Twitter: @Ken_Rosenthal Follow Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    DVR & Nesbitt | Grading Each Team's Trade Deadline Decisions

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 77:38

    Stephen Nesbitt joins DVR to discuss grades for each team's Trade Deadline decisions. Which clubs joined the Padres with 'A's' this time around? Did the Yankees thin their starting pitching depth too much by making a late trade for Harrison Bader? Did the Mets' lack of a big move merit a failing grade? Will any of the teams that played the middle emerge to surprise everyone in the final two months? Follow Stephen on Twitter: @StephenJNesbitt Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Roundtable | Vin Scully Passes Away & Trade Deadline Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 52:26

    Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys discuss Vin Scully passing away at the age of 94. And they recap the MLB Trade Deadline and the big trade of Juan Soto to the Padres. We also have a few surprises that make an appearance during the show. -Follow Grant on Twitter: @GrantBrisbee -Follow Andy on Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on Twitter: @MarcCarig Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Starkville | One day until the deadline with Jim Bowden

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 68:16

    One day until MLB's trade deadline! Jim Bowden visits Starkville with the latest Juan Soto news (he thinks he'll be traded) and tales from deadlines past. Jayson and Doug also weigh in on the Luis Castillo trade and much more deadline news. They also try to break out of their trivia slump. Finally... Strange But True makes its triumphant return after a few weeks off! Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonst Follow Doug on Twitter: @DougGlanville Follow Jim Bowden on Twitter: @JimBowdenGM Follow Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ken's Mailbag | Juan Soto update, All-in Mariners get Castillo and your deadline questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2022 31:19

    Ken spent Saturday in D.C. with the Nationals so we're recording early with the latest news on Juan Soto, Also, how were the Mariners able to deal for Luis Castillo? Those topics plus your questions... -Could Braves make move for Soto? -Three team Soto/Tatis proposal? -Who's to blame for Nats inability to build around Soto? -What position is most valued at deadline and in draft? -What happens to Pujols' personal service contract with Angels? -What should the Braves do with Ian Anderson? -Could Ohtani be "loaned" out for rest of season? Those questions and more! To be a part of next week's episode call the voicemail at 646-543-7072 or email tabaseballshow@gmail.com. Follow Ken on Twitter: @Ken_Rosenthal Follow Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Check out Tuesday's Trade Deadline Live Stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqiB2ntNAdo Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Bonus: No Bunts | Mets Pitcher Trevor May On Facing The Yankees & The Red Sox's Horrible Weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 54:56

    Hey TABS fans - Our friends at No Dunks, Inc have launched a new baseball podcast, No Bunts. We'll be dropping in episodes on the TABS feed from time to time. The first one is a fun interview with Mets pitcher Trevor May who joined No Bunts to discuss the possibility of a World Series matchup vs. the Yankees, the Red Sox's horrendous weekend, the MLB Trade Deadline, getting rid of the DH, which baseball players are the best at basketball, creating YouTube/TikTok videos, Animal Crossing, streaming, and podcasting. All that, plus Trevor plays a fun round of 'Initials' with Tas.  Subscribe to No Dunks on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/NoDunksInc  Subscribe to The Athletic for $1/month: http://www.theathletic.com/nodunks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    DVR & Law | Benintendi to the Bronx, New Sellers Emerge & Cleveland's Pitching Development

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 52:53

    Keith and DVR discuss the trade that sent Andrew Benintendi to the Yankees, the Royals' internal replacement options and the pitching prospects that went back to Kansas City in the deal, two new emerging sellers with the Giants and Red Sox recent slides, long-term concern about the health of Mike Trout, and more success from the Guardians' pitching development machine. Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithlaw Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The 3-0 Show | Teams that May Surprise at the MLB Trade Deadline

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 64:30

    Eno, Britt & DVR discuss a few potentially active teams for the MLB trade deadline that could take the league by surprise. Will the Marlins aggressively move pitching to bolster their position player core? Could the Guardians swoop in as a shocking team to acquire Juan Soto? Is Tarik Skubal actually available in the right deal with the Tigers? And, how bright is the future in Arizona? Plus, the trio discusses the Yankees' brief July swoon, and their biggest needs with the trade deadline approaching Tuesday evening.  Subscribe to The Athletic at $1/mo for the first year: theathletic.com/baseballshow Follow Eno on Twitter: @enosarris Follow Britt on Twitter: @Britt_Ghiroli Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Roundtable | The State of the Soto & Threading the Needle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 51:08

    Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys discuss the latest rumors about Juan Soto & if they think he will be traded by the Trade Deadline or will it wait till the offseason. They also talk about if there are some teams that are going to "thread the needle" at the Trade Deadline. -Follow Grant on Twitter: @GrantBrisbee -Follow Andy on Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on Twitter: @MarcCarig Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Starkville | Melanie Newman on the Orioles rebuild, breaking down barriers and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 51:17

    Doug's flying solo this week with Jayson enjoying some time off after Hall of Fame weekend. Orioles broadcaster Melanie Newman joins the show! She talks about the surprising 2022 Orioles and how they've managed to surprise the league. She also shares her journey through the minor leagues to a big league broadcast booth, the value of sharing the personal stories behind players and what her father meant in helping her to break down barriers in the game. All that, plus listener trivia and more! Follow Doug on Twitter: @DougGlanville Follow Melanie on Twitter: @MelanieLynneN Follow Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ken's Mailbag | Free falling Red Sox, mic'd up All-Stars and your deadline questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 39:25

    Despite the Red Sox brutal home sweep to the Blue Jays, Ken says don't put them in the sellers bin just yet. Tim and Ken also talk Hall of Fame before opening up the mailbag: -Could players talk to broadcasters in regular season games? -Expanding the All-Star break -Cardinals legends finish the season in Pittsburgh -Mets fits at the deadline? -Could Braves trade Ozuna? -Insurance for big contracts? -Player development ideas? -Changing ballparks for climate change? Those questions and more! To be a part of next week's episode call the voicemail at 646-543-7072 or email tabaseballshow@gmail.com. Follow Ken on Twitter: @Ken_Rosenthal Follow Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Starkville | How David Ortiz became Big Papi with Kevin Millar and Bronson Arroyo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 73:51

    Cooperstown will become Big Papi-town this weekend as the Baseball Hall of Fame opens its doors to Red Sox legend David Ortiz. To get us ready former teammates Kevin Millar and Bronson Arroyo visit Starkville to share stories of Ortiz's early days in Boston in 2003 and 2004 when he made the transformation into a superstar. Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonst Follow Doug on Twitter: @DougGlanville Follow Kevin Millar on Twitter: @KMillar15 Follow Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    DVR & Law | Initial 2022 MLB Draft Takeaways

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 63:37

    Keith and DVR discuss several early takeaways from the 2022 MLB Draft including the O's decision to take Jackson Holliday with the first overall pick, the Rangers' surprising selection of Kumar Rocker at No. 3, the teams that might have benefited from having a few more options than expected in Round 1 as a result. Plus, the Cubs' choice of Cade Horton on the heels of an excellent finish to his 2022 college season, Cam Collier's slide to the Reds at No. 18 overall, and much more.  Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithlaw Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Roundtable | Derby Talk- The Home Run Derby was fun & the Juan Soto Rumor Derby is heating up

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 48:25

    Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. This week the guys are going to talk a lot about Derbies. They talk about how much fun the Home Run Derby was this year with Juan Soto beating Julio Rodriguez in the final and how the Juan Soto Derby is heating up as trade talk explodes this week. -Follow Grant on Twitter: @GrantBrisbee -Follow Andy on Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on Twitter: @MarcCarig Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    MLB All-Star Game Live Reaction Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 31:45

    Stephen J. Nesbitt, Sam Blum and Steve Berman are joined by listeners for a Live Room reaction to the American League's 3-2 win in the 2022 Midsummer Classic. Follow Stephen: @stephenjnesbitt Follow Sam: @SamBlum3 Follow Steve: @BASportsGuy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The 3-0 Show | All-Star Week Upgrades, Juan Soto's In-Season Trade Suitors & Chris Sale's Injury

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 56:39

    Eno, Britt & DVR discuss a few potential upgrades to All-Star Week, including an idea to give the MLB Draft and the Futures Game a greater spotlight, before examining a few potential fits for an in-season Juan Soto trade, the impact of Chris Sale's finger injury on the Red Sox's playoff hopes, and the disappearance of the knuckleball.  Follow Eno on Twitter: @enosarris Follow Britt on Twitter: @Britt_Ghiroli Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Subscribe to The Athletic at $1/mo for the first year: theathletic.com/baseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ken's Mailbag | Why the Juan Soto trade market will surprise you, plus more All-Star and deadline questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 36:05

    Yes, the usual suspects will all be in on Juan Soto before next month's trade deadline, but Ken Rosenthal and Tim McMaster explain why the market will expand beyond the rich. Then in the mailbag... -Bring back the Old-Timers Game? -Explaining how teams determine the Player To Be Named Later -Do teams worry about trading for catchers? -Should Giants buy or sell? -What will Dansby Swanson's next contract look like? -Will Pirates be able to build around Oneil Cruz? Those questions and more! To be a part of next week's episode call the voicemail at 646-543-7072 or email tabaseballshow@gmail.com. Follow Ken on Twitter: @Ken_Rosenthal Follow Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    DVR & Law | Atlanta's Trade Deadline Plans, Futures Game Rosters & Keith's Mock Draft 3.0

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 61:27

    Keith and DVR discuss the potential Trade Deadline approach of the defending champions in Atlanta, and whether they will follow a similar script to their 2021 moves. Could other teams currently on the bubble for Wild Cards spots be the most likely clubs to employ that strategy? If the Giants opt to make a big move, should they pursue Willson Contreras in another deadline deal with the Cubs? Plus, who is Keith most interested in seeing at this weekend's Futures Game, and what has changed with the latest update of his 2022 Mock Draft? Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithlaw Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The 3-0 Show | The Blue Jays Fire Charlie Montoyo, the O's Enter the Playoff Picture & the Padres' Outlook

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 50:24

    Eno, Britt & DVR discuss the Blue Jays' surprising decision to fire manager Charlie Montoyo, the surging Orioles' push into the AL Wild Card Race and how their trade deadline plans could be changing. Plus, they examine the Padres' bid to chase down the Dodgers in the NL West, challenges for A.J. Preller to maneuver around the Luxury Tax, Trade Jerry's next moves, and whether the Home Run Derby can actually help a hitter in the wake of Juan Soto's recent comments and massive 2021 second-half performance.  Subscribe to The Athletic at $1/mo for the first year: theathletic.com/baseballshow Follow Eno on Twitter: @enosarris Follow Britt on Twitter: @Britt_Ghiroli Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Roundtable | There is only 1 close division race to watch & why the All-Star Game might actually be really fun

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 53:06

    Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys discuss why they think the All-Star Game and festivities might be a lot of fun this season and why there is only 1 close division race to actually pay attention to in the 2nd half. -Follow Grant on Twitter: @GrantBrisbee -Follow Andy on Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on Twitter: @MarcCarig Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Starkville | MLB All-Star Game, trade rumors, and Guardians insights w/ Jim Deshaies & Terry Francona

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 87:01

    While Doug is away, Jayson and Jim Deshaies will play! Jim, Chicago Cubs analyst for Marquee Sports Network and former big leaguer, co-hosts today's show with Jayson as the former discusses his experiences with the ASG, trade rumors, and more. The two chitchat about those topics as it relates to this season as well, including where could Wilson Contreras land if he is moved? Cleveland Guardians manager Terry Francona then enters Starkville to update us on his health, shares his insight about the Guardians, and Jose Ramirez's excellence, and also welcomes Alex Call to the big leagues live on the show! Plus, a hitting-record-fueled trivia block is the last stop before a wild Strange But True! Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonst Follow Jim on Twitter: @JimDeshaies Trivia courtesy: @ckamka & @obxleatherman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ken's Mailbag | Mea culpa? Sort of, plus trade deadline, all-star game and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 41:07

    The Phillies, Mariners and Orioles are all enduring long postseason droughts and are all red hot right now. Tim McMaster and Ken Rosenthal discuss the three teams but will Ken offer his mea culpt to Phillies fans? Then in the mailbag... -Should Orioles be buyers? -Why haven't the Blue Jays moved to fix flaws? -Willing to take bad contracts, who are the Mets targeting? -Do players view ASG game as an honor or a burden? -Favorite All-Star Games -Do modern analytics alienate fans? -Will baseball ever do more to celebrate Larry Doby? Those questions and more! To be a part of next week's episode call the voicemail at 646-543-7072 or email tabaseballshow@gmail.com. Follow Ken on Twitter: @Ken_Rosenthal Follow Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    DVR & Law | Early Futures Game Roster Selections, Triple-A Surprises & Wondering About Wander's Barrel Rate

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 58:55

    Keith and DVR discuss the first group of players named to the Futures Game Rosters (the full release occurred after the episode was recorded), how easy it can be to overreact to a showcase game, Boston's pitching depth in the wake of Brayan Bello's debut, unexpected performances at Triple-A, Jarred Kelenic's extended stint with Tacoma, Francisco Àlvarez's chances of contributing for the Mets in the second half, and whether the surprisingly low barrel rate of Wander Franco tells us much about his future.  Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithlaw Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Subscribe to The Athletic at $1/mo for the first year: theathletic.com/baseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The 3-0 Show | Upgrading Division Leaders, A 3-0 World Series Challenge & Pest Control

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 65:21

    Eno, Britt & DVR discuss the most pressing needs of each current division leader as the trade deadline draws closer. Will the Yankees continue to be the best team in baseball in the second half? Can the Twins find a big upgrade for the front of the rotation, and add bullpen depth? Does the Chris Taylor injury push the Dodgers to add another high quality position player? And, DVR introduces 'The 3-0 World Series Challenge', before the trio discusses a pair of pesky last-place teams that could play spoiler throughout the second half of the season.  Subscribe to The Athletic at $1/mo for the first year: theathletic.com/baseballshow Follow Eno on Twitter: @enosarris Follow Britt on Twitter: @Britt_Ghiroli Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Roundtable | The impact of MLB's new expanded Playoffs and who might be buyers & sellers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 48:07

    Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys discuss what the impact of MLB's new expanded Playoffs might be and how that might cause some teams to be both buyers & sellers. -Follow Grant on Twitter: @GrantBrisbee -Follow Andy on Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on Twitter: @MarcCarig Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Starkville | The first annual 4th of July Jam with Tim Kurkjian and Tyler Kepner

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 66:55

    It's not a roundtable! We already have one of those on this feed. Jayson and Doug are joined by Tim Kurkjian and Tyler Kepner to check in on the 2022 season so far and make some predictions on what's to come. -BIGGEST SURPRISE TEAM -MOST DISAPPOINTING TEAM -WHO GETS TRADED FIRST – LUIS CASTILLO OR FRANKIE MONTAS? -HOW MANY AL EAST TEAMS MAKE THE PLAYOFFS? -MORE HOMERS – TROUT OR OHTANI? -MORE STRIKEOUTS – OHTANI OR VERLANDER? -MORE WINS – ASTROS OR DODGERS? -JUAN SOTO – MORE WALKS OR HITS? -HIGHER SLUGGING PCT – OLSON OR FREEMAN? -GAMES STARTED BY SCHERZER/DEGROM AFTER AS BREAK? -MORE HOMERS – JUDGE OR ROGER MARIS? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    DVR & Law | Trading Mike Trout, Dodger Infield Upgrades & Vinnie Pasquantino Arrives

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 53:46

    Keith and DVR discuss whether the Angels should strongly consider entertaining offers to trade Mike Trout this winter, a few teams that could offer a massive haul in a potential deal, how the Dodgers will approach possible infield upgrades on the heels of a quiet first half from Max Muncy and Justin Turner, their prospects on the brink of helping in the push toward a title, the Rockies' fast-closing window to trade Germán Márquez, and the arrival of Vinnie Pasquantino in Kansas City.  Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithlaw Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Subscribe to The Athletic at $1/mo for the first year: theathletic.com/baseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The 3-0 Show | Key Players for Potential Second-Half Risers & Surprising News

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 61:44

    Eno, Britt & DVR discuss pivotal players for six teams currently jockeying for playoff berths — including the Cardinals, Giants, Phillies, Angels, Guardians and White Sox — the surprising news of Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson leaving mid-season for a job at LSU, and whether MLB's anti-trust exemption is actually in jeopardy.  Subscribe to The Athletic at $1/mo for the first year: theathletic.com/baseballshow Follow Eno on Twitter: @enosarris Follow Britt on Twitter: @Britt_Ghiroli Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Roundtable | Basebrawls, Freddie Freeman's Tears & Aaron Judge's Big Decision

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 52:20

    Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys discuss the big brawl between the Angels & Mariners, Freddie Freeman's emotion return to Atlanta and what the future holds for Aaron Judge. -Follow Grant on Twitter: @GrantBrisbee -Follow Andy on Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on Twitter: @MarcCarig Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Starkville | Tony Gwynn Jr. on Manny Machado, Fernando Tatis Jr,, his dad and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 92:08

    Tony Gwynn Jr. joins Starkville for a great conversation. He tells Jayson and Doug about the 2022 Padres. Why is Manny Machado having an MVP caliber season? What will Fernando Tatis Jr. return to the team mean? Tony also opens up about his relationship with his dad and shares some incredible stories. Jayson and Doug also cover the Yankees unlikely hitless streak, Freddie Freeman's return to Atlanta and Bryce Harper's injury. Strange But True takes a closer look at Austin Hays golden sombrero, cycle double. All that, plus trivia! Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonst Follow Doug on Twitter: @DougGlanville Follow Tony Gwynn Jr. on Twitter: @tonygwynnjr Follow Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Follow Lindsay (trivia) on Twitter: @LindsayRBarnes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ken's Mailbag | How will injuries to Harper, Hudson and others impact the trade deadline?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 39:37

    Tim McMaster and Ken Rosenthal react to Bryce Harper's injury and Ken explains how major injuries across baseball will impact the trade deadline. Then in the mailbag... -A 3-team trade idea -Should the trade deadline be moved back to the end of August? -What Reds players are being targeted by contenders? -Will Ken pick up the mantle for Jose Ramirez? -How can we add "clutch" hits to OPS? -Any movement on International Draft negotiations? -How do we compare catchers with no way to judge historical framing? -Why doesn't every team play on July 4th? Those questions and more! To be a part of next week's episode call the voicemail at 646-543-7072 or email tabaseballshow@gmail.com. Follow Ken on Twitter: @Ken_Rosenthal Follow Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    DVR & Law | Angel Woes & Another Wave of Promotions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 57:38

    DVR and Keith discuss the Angels' decision to demote Reid Detmers, the season-ending injury to Anthony Rendon, and continued frustration despite star power atop the roster in Anaheim. Plus, a look at several recently promoted and recalled players including Lenyn Sosa, Josh Lowe, and C.J. Abrams, among others, and the ongoing uncertainty about the Orioles' plans with the first overall pick in next month's draft.  Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithlaw Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Get six months of The Athletic for just $1 per month at theathletic.com/baseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The 3-0 Show | Another Test for the Rays' Depth, Chasing the Yankees, and Exceeding Expectations in Cleveland

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 61:51

    Eno, Britt and DVR discuss the Rays' lengthy list of first-half injuries, their chances (along with the rest of the AL East) of pressuring the Yankees in the division title race, a young Cleveland team that is exceeding expectations (so far), an important Brewers-Cards series in late June, and some fun with a rolling one-year pitching leaderboard.  Subscribe to The Athletic at $1/mo for the first year: theathletic.com/baseballshow Follow Eno on Twitter: @enosarris Follow Britt on Twitter: @Britt_Ghiroli Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Roundtable | MLB Ramblings, Dynasties & Legacies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 52:28

    Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys discuss some of the biggest stories of the week, if there will be another dynasty team in baseball and who's legacy is next to be cemented. -Follow Grant on Twitter: @GrantBrisbee -Follow Andy on Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on Twitter: @MarcCarig Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Starkville | Frenchy on Freddie's return to Atlanta and what baseball event could compare to Cal's ironman streak?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 93:20

    Ken Rosenthal pinch hits for Doug this week. He and Jayson ponder what baseball feat today could possibly compare to the impact that Cal Ripken Junior's ironman streak had on sports fans? The Jeff Francoeur joins the show to talk about the streaking Braves as Freddie Freeman returns to Atlanta this weekend. In Strange But True Jayson and Ken remember Sam Horn's lone triple and dive into the Astros immaculate innings. All that and trivia with Paul "Hembo" Hembekides! Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonst Follow Ken on Twitter: @Ken_Rosenthal Follow Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Follow Paul on Twitter: @PaulHembo Follow Jeff on Twitter: @JeffFrancoeur Get six months of The Athletic for just $1 per month at theathletic.com/baseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ken's Mailbag | The Cardinals are always good, LoCain hangs'em up and trade deadline questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 37:12

    Tim McMaster and Ken Rosenthal are back with another mailbag episode but before answering your questions Ken reflects on a Cardinals franchise that's always in contention despite never drafting high. He also talks about Lorenzo Cain who was DFA'd by the Brewers this weekend. Then in the mailbag... -Who will the Mets target at the deadline? -Will vaccination status be a factor at the deadline? -Why are teams stealing more bases? -Explain the succession drama in Baltimore -Santiago Espinal is underated -Why is Trout an MVP candidate when the Angels are bad? Those questions and more! To be a part of next week's episode call the voicemail at 646-543-7072 or email tabaseballshow@gmail.com. Follow Ken on Twitter: @Ken_Rosenthal Follow Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    DVR & Law | Rebuild Check-In & Updated 2022 MLB Draft Rankings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 58:45

    DVR and Keith discuss the Tigers' recent slide and the overall progress in their rebuilding effort before checking in on other non-contenders including the A's, Orioles, Royals and Pirates in search of players taking a step forward this season, and potential players on the move at the trade deadline. Plus, Keith has a new set of rankings for the 2022 MLB Draft class! Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithlaw Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Get six months of The Athletic for just $1 per month at theathletic.com/baseballshow Keith's update 2022 MLB Draft rankings: https://theathletic.com/3366251 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The 3-0 Show | Juan Soto's Long-Term Future, the White Sox's Injury Woes, & Fun with Past-Year Power

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 54:16

    Britt and DVR discuss the complications of a long-term deal for Juan Soto with the Nationals with a change in ownership looming, progress for Max Scherzer as the Mets' try to hold off two charging NL East foes, the White Sox's mounting injuries, a largely ignored second-place squad in Texas, past-year leaderboard fun, and their picks for a bronze medal winner in the NL Central. Follow Britt on Twitter: @Britt_Ghiroli Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Follow Eno on Twitter: @enosarris Subscribe to The Athletic at $1/mo for the first year: theathletic.com/baseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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