Tony opens the show by talking about the MLB playoffs with Jeff Passan. Booger McFarland calls in to go around the NFL and also to talk about what's going on at LSU, Chuck Todd phones in to make his weekend picks against Reginald the Monkey, and Tony closes out the show by opening up the Mailbag. Songs : Jessica Mitchell “To You” ; “Walked Away” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Alex and Bobby react to the news that MLB plans to provide housing for all its minor leaguers starting in 2022, wonder what that will look like in practice, and theorize how that will affect the continued organizing effort among minor leaguers. Then, they're joined by Josh Gondelman, comedian and producer of Desus & Mero, to make a humble case for why the remaining non-partisan baseball fans should throw their support behind the…gasp…Boston Red Sox. Finally, this week's Three Up, Three Down features an existential look at advertising, Carlos Correa apologia, and one more slap in the face to A's fans. Links: Jeff Passan on MiLB housing MLB Cutting the Cord? Buy Tipping Pitches Merch! Songs featured in this episode: illuminati hotties — “Pool Hopping” • Ariana Grande — “just like magic” • Diet Cig — “Harvard” • Booker T & the M.G.'s — “Green Onions”
10-14-21 The Program opens the show talking more about the Chiefs defensive issues and where the blame should be placed. The Program is also joined by MLB Insider from ESPN, Jeff Passan and to give you the end of he hour question for a chance to win great Cajun food from Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The guys give their Steinhafel's Sleepers of the Week (live from Steinhafel's!) for Packers-Bengals and go through the weekend's games during the Weekend Preview. Then, Jeff Passan stops by to talk baseball and more before the hour wraps up with Wilde & Tausch Trivia.
In the first hour of The Program, Soren Petro and Kurtis Seaboldt talk about the comments Eric Bieniemy and Steve Spagnuolo made today during the Chiefs press conferences. Plus Jeff Passan of ESPN joins the show to put a wrap on the Royals season and recap the wild card games. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jeff and Kevin lookahead to the Rays-Red Sox ALDS and mix-in some calls to ask fans about their World Series Predictions (0:28). MLB insider Jeff Passan discusses MLB postseason rosters and how many clubs ultimately choose to ride the hot hand, if Alex Cora can navigate a shaky Red Sox bullpen against Tampa Bay, why […]
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MLB playoffs begin tonight with the Yankees visiting the Red Sox in the AL Wild Card game. Jeff Passan returns to tell us what we should be keeping an eye on at Fenway, and what the Dodgers vs. Cardinals matchup could bring on Wednesday. Then, Jeremy Schaap shares his story of attending a crucial Yankees vs. Red Sox game over 40 years ago...when Bucky bleeping Dent hit the home run which gave the Yankees the lead tha they never relinquished.
Daniel Wallach's tweet about a 1999 document about relocation guidelines. What does this mean for the lawsuit? This could be costly for the NFL's PR campaign to paint the guidelines as just 'guidelines'. Parallels to Cleveland in the 90's. Jeff Passan isn't high on the Redbirds chances to win the Wild Card game. The Giants are the quietist 107-win team in baseball. College Football recap.
Jeff Blair and Kevin Barker look ahead to the crucial rubber match between the Yankees and Blue Jays as Robbie Ray takes the mound for his final game of the season and are joined by WFAN's Sweeny Murti to discuss the New York side of things (18:28). ESPN MLB insider Jeff Passan comments on the […]
9-30-21 The Program opens the show talking about the issues with Chiefs defense, are joined by MLB Insider from ESPN, Jeff Passan, and to give you the end of the hour question for a chance to win great food from Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jeff Passan joins the guys to explain why Yankees-Blue Jays is the biggest series in baseball this season and why he thinks Aaron Boone should be back next year as Yankees Manager. Plus, we go deep on Jeff's resistance to letting his son play flag football.
What one Orlando Magic player said about not taking the vaccine heading into the season. Tom Brady's dad on coming back to New England. A look at a crazy finish in the MLB season broken down by Jeff Passan. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
With less than a week remaining in baseball's regular season, chaos is upon us. The once-dead Yankees have surged atop the AL Wild Card hunt, where five teams are chasing two playoff spots. Meanwhile, the Cardinals have won 16 straight to all but secure their spot in the postseason, where they'll face whichever of the Giants and Dodgers don't win the NL West. Jeff Passan stops by to break it all down. Then, Pablo shares a preview of the upcoming “Pardon the Interruption” 20th anniversary documentary and podcast series.
Hour 3: Gresh and Keefe are joined by ESPN MLB Insider Jeff Passan to discuss if the Red Sox will make the playoffs and which team is the best in the current wild card race. Then we hear the best of the week that was during Keefer Madness Week in Review. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jeff and Kevin discuss Charlie Montoyo's reaction to yesterday's plunking incident and his laid-back managerial style. Nick Swisher, former MLB first baseman, current Yankees advisor, and FOX analyst, weighs in on Aroldis Chapman rebounding after a shaky August and this weekend's pivotal Yankees-Red Sox series at Fenway Park (22:53). ESPN MLB Insider Jeff Passan shares […]
9-23-21 The Program opens the show talking about the comments of Steve Spagnuolo about the issue with the defensive. The Program is also joined by Jeff Passan of EPSN and gives you the end of the hour question for a chance to win great food from Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jeff Passan joins Buster to discuss the AL MVP conversation shifting to Vlad Guerrero Jr. and how absurd that is with the way Shohei Ohtani is playing, Bryce Harper as the NL MVP, the confrontation between Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. in the dugout and the offseason reckoning facing the Padres, possibilities for the Mets GM job, if Aaron Boone could be fired if the Yankees miss the playoffs, and Andrew McCutcheon supporting improved conditions for minor leaguers. Plus, Buster goes rapid fire with J.T. Realmuto.
Jeff and Kevin break down Robbie Ray's seven-inning performance against the Rays on Wednesday and discuss how the Blue Jays can line up their starting rotation ahead of a potential playoff appearance. Minnesota Twins Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey joins the show to chat about his team's struggles this season, early returns on Austin Martin […]
9-16-21 The Program opens the final hour with all the things you need to know, are joined by MLB Insider Jeff Passan of ESPN, and to give you “the kicker”. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tim and Jesse talk about the continued dominance of the Blue Jays. Jeff Passan, JP Morosi, and Scott MacArthur (24:30) debate who the AL MVP should be. Cabbie Richard (51:31) visits to catch up and tell us about his new gig at Sportsnet. Plus, a Monday Night Football recap. The views and opinions expressed in this […]
Tony opens the show by talking about the Monday Night Football game and about the Manning brothers' ESPN2 broadcast. Pat Forde of Sports Illustrated calls in to talk college football, ESPN's Jeff Passan calls in and talks about Max Scherzer and some pennant races, and Tony closes out the show by opening up the Mailbag. Songs : James MacDougall "Tennessee Volunteer" ; Jim Basnight "Uncertain" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jeff and Kevin discuss the Blue Jays' four-game sweep of the Yankees, Jose Berrios' strong outing on Thursday, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s pursuit of the AL triple crown. ESPN MLB Insider Jeff Passan weighs in on the Red Sox's lingering COVID-19 issues, Robbie Ray's Cy Young chances, and Trevor Bauer's uncertain future amidst ongoing legal […]
9-9-21 The Program opens the show talking about the Royals blowing a huge lead in frustrating fashion and how the pieces fit when the team is a contender. The Program is joined by MLB Insider, Jeff Passan of ESPN and to give you the end of the hour question for a chance to win great Cajun food from Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Baseball player Drew Robinson was drafted out of high school, eventually being called up to the major league. But, Robinson had struggles off the field unbeknownst to those around him. ESPN's Jeff Passan has his remarkable story.
Tony opens the show by talking to Sean and Nigel about the historic storm that hit the NY area and then he talks to Nigel about Stefanos Tsitsipas and his long bathroom breaks. ESPN's Jeff Passan calls in to talk about the Mets disastrous season and how baseball is handling Covid, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports phones in to talk about the pre-season and how Covid is affecting teams' roster decisions, and Tony closes out the show by opening up the Mailbag. Songs : Aria Mason "Kinda Love" ; Ruby Roses "Shipwrecked" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jeff and Kevin discuss the Blue Jays' 5-4 win over the Orioles on Wednesday, Steven Matz battling through five innings of two-run ball, and Jordan Romano's maturation as a closer. ESPN MLB Insider Jeff Passan weighs in on the early stages of MLB's CBA talks with the MLBPA and Robbie Ray's potential asking price in […]
9-2-21 The Program opens the show with all the things you need to know, are joined by Jeff Passan of ESPN, and to give you “the kicker” on the way out the door. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Athletic's Sean Gentille joins the show to discuss Jeff Passan dunking on people on Twitter, Pitt's massive donation and fresh title for Pat Narduzzi, and the ongoing concerns regarding the Steelers' offensive line. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jeff Passan joins Buster to discuss the Dodgers overtaking the Giants atop the NL West, why it's the Dodgers' division and World Series to lose, the Giants running into the Brewers' buzzsaw, the Mets continuing to devolve, Steve Cohen having a conscience-free opportunity to clean house, who Cohen might look at to run the team, and a sliver of hope in labor negotiations. Later, Sarah Langs stops by with her annual list of the 10-best pitches in baseball.
Spain and Fitz talk the big NFL news of the day--Cam Newton back to practice and COVID cases hit the Bills, Titans and Bucs--and Go Camping with Jeff Legwold and the Broncos and Turron Davenport and the Titans. They talk to Jeff Passan about the biggest stories in baseball and Fitz cuts five more teams in Major League Baseball Bachelor. Elle Duncan joins for a therapy session about her favorite teams, Spain and Fitz talk about a movie poll they refuse to take part in and the listener member of the show fantasy league is selected.
8-26-21 The Program opens the final hour of the show with all the things you need to know, are joined by MLB Insider, Jeff Passan of ESPN, and to give you “the kicker” on the way out the door. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8-19-21 The Program opens the final hour of the show with all the things you need to know, are joined MLB Insider from ESPN, Jeff Passan, and to give you “the kicker” on the way out the door. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chris Canty, Jeff Darlington and Rob Ninkovich join Mike Greenberg to talk about Aaron Rodgers' comments on his future in Green Bay. The crew breaks down whether this is a make or break season for Daniel Jones. Jeff Passan discusses whether Shohei Ohtani is having one of the greatest individual seasons in MLB history.
Sam Acho, Jeff Darlington and Jeff Saturday break down whether they think Jalen Hurts can have a breakout season. Matthew Berry joins Mike Greenberg to discuss the potential of Dak Prescott and Saquon Barkley in fantasy football as well as his sleeper quarterback picks. Jeff Passan talks baseball in New York and the playoff hopes for the Yankees and Mets.
Jeff Passan joins Buster to discuss Joey Votto's 2,000th hit, how the Reds are tied to the Padres in the playoff race, San Diego signing Jake Arrieta, how things got ugly in a hurry for the Mets and if Trevor Bauer will pitch again in the majors. Then, Sarah Langs stops by to talk about Fernando Tatís Jr.'s 33 home runs in 88 games, Brandon Crawford's slugging percentage and Luis Gil's scoreless start to his career.
Tony opens the show (with Chris Cillizza) by talking about a wedding he was going to attend that got postponed again and he discusses assessing risk in today's world with Chris. ESPN's Jeff Passan calls in to talk about Trevor Bauer and what will happen with him and also he tells a true Field of Dreams story, Tony discusses what's going on Afghanistan with Chris, and Tony closes out the show by opening up the Mailbag. Songs : Jake Laufer “Only One In Town” ; “I Wish You We'll” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8-13-21 The Program opens the final hour of the show with all the things you need to know, are joined by MLB Insider, Jeff Passan from ESPN and to give you the kicker on the way out the door. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin discuss the latest in the saga of Simone Biles at the Tokyo Olympics. They also assess the U.S. women's national soccer team's semifinals loss to Canada and other stories from the Summer Games. Finally, Jeff Passan of ESPN joins to talk about Major League Baseball's trade deadline. Biles (2:31): What are the bigger picture lessons of the gymnastics legend's Tokyo opt-out? Olympics (23:45): A surprise in the men's 100 meters and a smile in the men's high jump. Baseball (42:34): MLB's trade deadline was the craziest in history. Afterball (1:04:55): Stefan on the return of Olympic Channel News, the state-run broadcasting service of the Summer Games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jeff Passan joins Buster to discuss deals that are still on the table as the trade deadline approaches, including Max Scherzer looking to the West Coast, stipulations that could be involved with moving Scherzer, if the Cubs can offload its raft of players, why Anthony Rizzo makes too much sense for the Red Sox and the immense pressure the Mets are under to make a move and win the NL East. Then, Hembo stops by to talk about deals that have been made, including Joey Gallo joining the Yankees, the Marlins and A's swapping Starling Marte for Jesus Luzardo and the Brewers moving for Eduardo Escobar. Later, Todd Radom has the Forgotten Franchise and the weekly quiz.
Shae and Jordan react to some comments made from Matt Nagy and Jeff Passan, ESPN MLB Insider share insight about the MLB trade deadline and what to expect. Also, ESPN 49ers Reporter Nick Wagoner aids in the dispute of Shae and Jordan regarding who will start in San Fran.
Tony opens the show by telling a joke and by talking about the start of the Olympics with Torie Clarke. ESPN's Jeff Passan calls in to talk about some trade deadline possibilities, Nigel gives the news, and Tony closes out the show by opening up the Mailbag. Songs : Crooked Coast "Feel It" ; Leonara Serper-Boberski "You'll Pay" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
On today's show, Pat and the boys talk about loud and come up with a plan to buy the Pittsburgh Pirates and start putting it in motion. They also cover the Euro Finals between England and Italy, whether or not the Tampa Bay Lightning can sustain the winning after winning another Stanley Cup last night, who is going to ultimately win the NBA Finals, and the recent comments made by Doug Pederson about his situation in Philadelphia, . Joining the program is 2x Super Bowl Champion, 12 year NFL veteran, Pittsburgh Steelers legend, Ike Taylor to chat about his cigar company, chats about whether or not he might be getting in a boxing ring at some point soon here, and chats about the Steelers locker room that he was in, and how things are different in the NFL now (23:52-48:29). Later, ESPN MLB Insider, Jett Passan joins the show to chat about the Home Run Derby, why Shohei Ohtani is so special, and what Pat would need in order to buy the Pittsburgh Pirates (1:02:21-1:30:00). Make sure you subscribe to youtube.com/thepatmcafeeshow and listen every day on Mad Dog Radio, Sirius XM Channel 82. We appreciate you all for listening, come and laugh with us, cheers.