Starting 9

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Barstool Sports presents the baseball podcast that everyone wants but no one else will give you. Do you care about play by play baseball coverage? We don't either. This is the pod for fans of America's greatest pastime who want hosts willing to cut through the noise and talk about the game the way we really see it. Hosted by MLB great Dallas Braden and Blogger Jared, The Starting 9 makes baseball podcast listening fun again.

Episode Date
Starting 9 Episode #54 - Joe Davis
01:38:30

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Dallas Braden and Jared Carrabis - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with the voice of the Dodgers - Joe Davis - who discusses the current state of the Dodgers, Manny Machado's free agency, Corey Seager's injury issues and much more. Jared and Dallas also touch on some of the biggest stories of the week, including: Mike Scioscia's future, Rick Ankiel's potential 2019 comeback, Bryce Harper's post-Derby surge, the muddled NL MVP conversation, Twitter questions from the #groundscrew, we turn over the Homer Minute to multiple listeners who vent about their favorite teams for 60 seconds - and much more! 

Aug 08, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #53 - Mookie Wilson
02:04:03

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with 1986 World Series winner and baseball legend Mookie Wilson, who reminisces about 1986, what could have been with that team's core, the modern game and much more! Dallas and Jared also break down about a dozen trades that happened leading up to the deadline, the Athletics tying the Mariners for the 2nd AL Wild Card spot, the Nationals mess (Kintzler, Kelley, Harper) and Chris Sale heading to the DL. The crew also answers Twitter questions from the #Groundscrew, while also providing 60 seconds of ranting on their favorite teams in America's favorite new segment, The Homer Minute. 

Aug 02, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #52 - Justin Morneau
01:43:27

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with former AL MVP and Home Run Derby champion Justin Morneau, who discusses the current game, his epic Home Run Derby vs Josh Hamilton, Johan Santana's greatness, the Twins team that had the best chance of breaking through for a World Series, and much more! Jared and Dallas also get into the Zach Britton trade, Gary Sanchez fiasco/injury, the red-hot Pirates and Athletics and Jose Ramirez's MVP campaign and growth as a hitter. The crew also does this week's edition of the Homer Minute and answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew

Jul 26, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #51 - ASG & Derby Recap
01:24:16

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is a very special one, recorded on-location in Washington DC following the 2018 MLB All-Star Game. The crew - together in the same place for the podcast for the first time ever - breaks down the memorable moments from the Midsummer Classic, the lasting impressions of Bryce Harper's epic showing in the Home Run Derby, the Manny Machado trade rumor drama, Josh Hader's posts on Twitter, and of course answers questions from the #groundscrew. Dallas and Jared also share some of their off-the-field stories from their time in DC. 

Jul 19, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #50: Jed Lowrie
1:46:16
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. The 50th episode features an interview with freshly-minted All-Star Jed Lowrie of the Oakland Athletics, who talks about making the Midsummer Classic, the Athletics surprising season and much more. Jared and Dallas also get into a variety of current topics, including: Ken Giles demotion, Vladimir Guerrero Jr's impending promotion, the Phillies place in the NL East, the Dexter Fowler/Cardinals situation, Manny Machado trade rumors, the Final Vote results and more. The crew also digs into Twitter questions from the #groundscrew and this week's edition of the Homer Minute. 

 

Jul 12, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #49: Johnny Damon
01:45:22

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with former Red Sox and Yankees legend Johnny Damon, who talks about his memories of those years, what he's been up to lately, and his impressions of the game today. Jared and Dallas also hand out their 1st Half Awards in both leagues - MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, along with unique awards like the Saugus Rocket Award and the 209 Mayor Award. The crew also debuts the Homer Minute - a quick, 60-second assessment of the ‘home teams' of the three podcast participants.

Jul 03, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #48: Trevor Story
01:52:45

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with current Colorado Rockies shortstop and potential 2018 All Star Trevor Story, who talks about his amazing initial taste of the big leagues, his 2018 season and what it's like to play in Denver. Jared and Dallas also get into the big storylines of the week, including but not limited to Sergio Romo/Michael Taylor standoff, Josh Donaldson's setback and Archie Bradley's poop-in-pants story. The crew also looks at potential weaknesses that have emerged among notable contenders - Nationals offense, Cardinals rotation to name two - and assesses whether it's reason for real concern or just a blip in a long season. Dallas and Jared also answer the Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.

Jun 28, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #47: Pat McAfee
01:49:29

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an electric interview with our own Pat McAfee, who talks about his cross-over independent league baseball event and his growing knowledge of the game. Dallas and Jared also get into the biggest stories of the week, including the Astros red-hot play, the rise of Juan Soto, the Nationals acquisition of Kelvin Herrera and Hunter Strickland's self-inflicted injury. The crew also plays “buy or sell” on 8 possible realities or storylines from around baseball, including but not limited to: Mike Trout winning the AL MVP; the Braves being the best team in the NL East; and the Mets trading at least one of Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard - and many more. The guys also answer questions from the #groundscrew. 

Jun 21, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #46: Kolten Wong
01:37:07

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Kolten Wong of the St. Louis Cardinals, who talks about his unique experiences growing up in Hawaii, his path to the big leagues and much more. Jared and Dallas also get into a number of other topics, including the comments about Bryce Harper being “overrated” and “not a winning player”; Paul Goldschmidt's sudden resurgence; Jerry DiPoto's comments about Dee Gordon and Robinson Cano; the Cubs strong play; and of course Miguel Cabrera's season-ending injury. The crew also assesses the current state of the AL and NL All-Star Game voting and answers questions from the #groundscrew

Jun 14, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #45: Dan Katz (Big Cat)
01:54:16

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Barstool's own Dan Katz/Big Cat, who discusses Jake Arrieta's return to Wrigley Field, and his importance to the Cubs during his time there. Dallas and Jared also get into a wide variety of topics, including: Madison Bumgarner's return, Cody Bellinger's potential demotion, Tim Lincecum's release, Vladimir Guerrero Jr's possible promotion to Triple-A (and the Majors?), Jake Arrieta's importance to both the Phillies and Cubs, the Yankees vs ESPN scheduling showdown - and much more, including Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.

Jun 07, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #44: Matt Skole
01:48:02

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with White Sox rookie Matt Skole, fresh off his impressive MLB debut, who talks about his journey to the big leagues and much more! Jared and Dallas also reflect on Justin Verlander's current and past greatness and where he fits within his era; the impressive play of both the Milwaukee Brewers and the Seattle Mariners; the designation of Hanley Ramirez - and, of course, Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.

May 31, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #43: Dustin Pedroia
01:55:00

 Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features former AL MVP and World Series champion Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox, who discusses his comeback from injury, tells stories of David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez and much more. Jared and Dallas also touch on a wide range of topics around MLB, including Mike Trout, Gleyber Torres' impressive start to his career, the Blue Jays keeping Vladimir Guerrero Jr down, the D-Backs recent slide, the Indians mediocre first two months, the Rays use of Sergio Romo and , as always, the crew answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.

May 24, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #42: Keith Hernandez
01:54:46

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with former MLB great, author current broadcaster Keith Hernandez, who talks about his time in the game, what needs changing and why it's still a beautiful sport, the Matt Harvey situation and much more. Dallas and Jared also discuss the Robinson Cano suspension, Joey Votto's comments about the Reds, and the crew runs down the 9 teams with the worst odds to make the postseason and gives (at least) one reason for fans of each team to be hopeful for the future. Dallas and Jared also answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.

May 17, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #41: Kevin Clancy (KFC)
01:27:03

Barstool Sports presents The Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview/therapy session with Barstool's own Kevin Clancy/KFC, who talks Mets, the trade of Matt Harvey, Michael Conforto's struggles and more. Jared and Dallas also touch on the biggest stories of the week, including Albert Pujols reaching 3,000 hits, Clayton Kershaw to the DL, the Yankees recent dominance and James Paxton's remarkable recent starts. The crew also answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew, as well as a moment to remember Wednesday's anniversary of Dallas' perfect game from 2010.

May 10, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #40: Jayson Stark
01:50:20

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features legendary baseball scribe Jayson Stark, who returns to Starting 9 to talk about his new gigs, impressions of the 2018 season, the Dodgers, Bauer/McCullers/spin rate/foreign substances, Mark McGwire and much more. Dallas and Jared also take the opportunity to assess the notable storylines and surprises for EACH and EVERY division around MLB now that we are one month into the season. The crew also goes back in time to change one moment or call in MLB history as part of the Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.

May 03, 2018
Starting 9 #39: Sean Manaea
01:43:46

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a very special guest - owner of the most recent no-hitter in MLB history - Oakland Athletics lefty Sean Manaea, who recaps his epic evening and his journey to this point. Dallas and Jared also recap Jared's trip to California, discuss Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani of the Angels, go rapid-fire on a wide-range of MLB topics and trends, including but not limited to - Ronald Acuna's call-up, Albert Pujols' age issues, the surging Phillies and Rhys Hoskins, MLB's strikeout problem, the Brew Crew and much more. The group also answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew.

Apr 26, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #38: Eric Byrnes
01:39:04

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. This week's episode features special guest and MLB Network analyst Eric Byrnes, who talks a little baseball and a lot of life philosophy. Dallas and Jared also get into the Ohtani/Red Sox “showdown”, break down some surprising early developments in the AL West and NL East, look at 8 potential breakout performances and whether they are buying or selling, and of course answer questions from the #groundscrew

Apr 19, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #37: Tyler Austin
01:55:12
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants and no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with current New York Yankee Tyler Austin, who talks about his MLB experience and baseball upbringing and fandom. Dallas and Jared also discuss the Blue Jays and Roberto Osuna, Shohei Ohtani and the fast-starters in the NL (Diamondbacks, Mets, Pirates). The crew also keeps the Miami - er, British Virgin Isles - Marlins honest, looks ahead to the weekend with the start of the D-Backs/Dodgers series, Ohtani lining up against the Royals for his next start, and the red-hot Mets squaring off against the Brewers, while also diving into Twitter questions submitted by the #groundscrew. 

 

Apr 12, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #36 - Jerry Hairston Jr
01:32:01

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 podcast featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This episode features an interview with former MLB player and current analyst for SportsNet LA, Jerry Hairston Jr, who touches on Clayton Kershaw, Kenley Jansen's early struggles, Bryce Harper, Shohei Ohtani and more. In addition to recapping Braden's experience as part of Oakland's 50th anniversary team, Dallas and Jared give their initial reactions to Ohtani, their reaction to Giancarlo Stanton being booed at his Yankee Stadium debut and the Cardinals signing of Greg Holland. The group also goes through each division and gives one player, trend or development that stands out to them after the first week of MLB action. And, of course, questions from the #groundscrew.

Apr 05, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #35: Anthony Rizzo
TRT: 1:40:11
Description: Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants and no one else will give you. This week's episode features a special interview with Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. Dallas and Jared also celebrate one of the nation's great holidays with the Grounds Crew - Opening Day, talking memories, traditions and matchups to watch on Thursday. No Opening Day podcast would be complete without predictions, and Dallas and Jared give you those: division winners, Wild Card winners, MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year - and of course, World Series picks. The crew also gets into Vladimir Guerrero Jr's walk-off to cap Spring Training, injuries to Madison Bumgarner and Greg Bird, Scott Kingery's unprecedented contract with the Phillies, the Astros toying with the idea of 4-man outfields, and much more, including answering questions from the #groundscrew.” 

 

Mar 29, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #34: Jim Duquette
2:22:41
Barstool Sports presents The Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with MLB Network Radio's Jim Duquette, as well as the final installment of the crew's division preview series, this time focusing on the NL Central and AL East teams. In addition, Dallas and Jared discuss Jose Altuve's extension with Houston, Alex Cobb joining the Orioles, Justin Turner's injury, Shohei Ohtani, Ronald Acuna and more, including voicemails from the #groundscrew."

 

Mar 22, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #33: Bob Tewksbury and Division Previews
1:38:46

“Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features a discussion of all the angles behind Jake Arrieta joining the Phillies, a look at Mike Moustakas returning to Kansas City, and a continuation of the “Division Preview” series, this time focusing on the NL East and the NL West teams. We also are joined by former MLB All-Star pitcher Bob Tewksbury, now the mental performance coach for the San Francisco Giants, for an interview. And, as always, Jared and Dallas answer some Twitter questions from the #groundscrew."

Mar 15, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #32: Mark Feinsand
1:31:06

“Barstool Sports presents Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features Mark Feinsand, Executive reporter for MLB.com, who joins Dallas and Jared for a trip across MLB, hitting on many different teams and storylines. The Starting 9 crew also begins its Division Preview series, starting with the AL West and AL Central, hitting every team in each of those divisions, touching on storylines or players that we are looking forward to watching in 2018. Dallas and Jared also answer Twitter questions from the #groundscrew." 

Mar 08, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #31: Jenny Cavnar

Barstool Sports presents Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features guest Jenny Cavnar of ROOT Sports, who talks Rockies offseason, 2018 outlook, her long history with Dallas and much more. Jared and Dallas also discuss the Rangers' signing of Tim Lincecum, try to find homes for notable remaining free agents like Jake Arrieta, Mike Moustakas, Alex Cobb and more, while also answering questions from the #groundscrew.

Mar 01, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #30: Cliff Floyd
01:41:19

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features Cliff Floyd of MLB Network, who dominated the interview game, talking 2018 season, Rickey Henderson stories, his old team the Marlins and much more! Jared and Dallas also break down the rash of ACTUAL signings that occurred since the last podcast: JD Martinez to the Red Sox and Eric Hosmer to the Padres, along with the Yankees/Rays/D-Backs three-way trade. The group also answers Twitter questions from the #groundscrew. 

Feb 22, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #29: Jessica Kleinschmidt
00:57:24

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features Jessica Kleinschmidt of Cut4/MLB.com, who talks her career, her perspective on baseball and where she was for a game that would change her life (or not) - Dallas Braden's perfect game. Jared and Dallas also get into the Cubs signing of Yu Darvish, the return of the Melky Cabrera fake website PED scandal, we give our own perspectives on the up-and-coming Rough-N-Rowdy 2, and answer questions from the #groundscrew. 

Feb 15, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #28: Paul Lo Duca
01:38:15

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features special guest and friend of Barstool - former MLB veteran Paul Lo Duca, who absolutely does not stick to baseball during this interview. Dallas and Jared also discuss J.D. Martinez reportedly being 'fed up' with the Red Sox, the news that Ervin Santana will be out into May, Barstool's own KFC joins to "talk Todd Frazier" (actually: rant about the Mets), Tim Lincecum's showcase next week, the ongoing war of words between MLB and MLBPA, the Giants retiring Barry Bonds' number, Jeter firing the man inside of Billy the Marlin - and more!

Feb 07, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #27: Tim Brown
01:34:04

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features guest Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, who joins to remember the late Kevin Towers. He also discusses giving up his Hall of Fame ballot, the legend of Vladimir Guerrero, the cold free agency market this offseason and more. Dallas and Jared break down the Yelich/Cain acquisitions for the Brewers, the announcement that Cleveland will move on from Chief Wahoo following the 2018 season, answer Twitter questions from listeners and more!

Feb 01, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #26: Tommy Pham
01:00:43

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. In this episode, we break down all the angles from Wednesday's 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame Class announcement - the 4 who will be inducted, the man who just missed, and what we think will happen in the 2019 cycle. The crew also talks to Cardinals breakout star Tommy Pham, who gives his reactions to the Hall of Fame, reflections on his 2017, the outstanding, new-look Cardinals outfield - and more. Jared and Dallas also answer Twitter questions from the grounds crew, along with quick thoughts on A-Rod joining Sunday Night Baseball and the Padres social media getting "hacked". 

Jan 25, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #25: Jonathan Lucroy
01:21:48

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features guest catcher Jonathan Lucroy, who talks experiencing free agency for the first time, hitting in Coors Field and his work to combat performance-enhancing drug use. We also the Andrew McCutchen trade, the comments by Christian Yelich's agent, we form our all-time Home Run Derby team, we welcome Barstool's own KFC to chat a little Mets - and more!

Jan 18, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #24: David Eckstein & Kevin Frandsen

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features two separate interviews: one with 2-time World Series champion David Eckstein, and the other with former MLB player, friend of Dallas Braden and current radio voice of the Phillies, Kevin Frandsen. Dallas and Jared also get into the Gerrit Cole traded-or-not-traded saga, Starlin Castro's request to be traded out of Miami, Dave Cameron leaving Fangraphs to join the Padres and we answer questions from the listeners!

Jan 11, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #23: Tom Verducci
01:36:13

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features guest Tom Verducci of SI, who talks the state of baseball, Hall of Fame and hot stove. Dallas and Jared also get into the multiple suitors for Eric Hosmer, J.D. Martinez's reported offer from Boston, Wade Davis joining the Rockies, we check in with This Week in Derek Jeter, answer questions from listeners - and more!

Jan 04, 2018
Starting 9 Episode #22: 12 Interviews of Christmas
00:58:58

To celebrate the holidays, the Starting 9 crew presents stories from 12 selected interviews from our 2017 season. Listen to some of the best answers and funniest moments with Jared Carrabis, Dallas Braden and the guests. Guests including new Yankees Manager Aaron Boone, World Series Champion's Lance McCullers and Alex Bregman, Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo, 3x World Series Champ Curt Schilling, and more!

Dec 28, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #21: Jayson Stark
01:36:13

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features special guest Jayson Stark, who discusses his approach to the Hall of Fame ballot, the names he's going with this year, and his experience as part of the special committee that elected Jack Morris and Alan Trammel. Jared and Dallas also get into the Giants acquiring Evan Longoria, the Orioles losing Zach Britton and the continuation of the Manny Machado saga, the potential for a Tim Lincecum comeback, questions from the Grounds Crew and more!

Dec 21, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #20: Andrew Benintendi
01:35:10

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi, along with insight on Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees, Marcell Ozuna to the Cardinals, Shohei Ohtani's damaged elbow, Manny Machado rumors, the relief pitcher market explosion and, of course, questions from the listeners. We also check in on Jared'd well-being. 

Dec 14, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #19.5: Shohei Ohtani reaction
00:21:25

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Emergency mini-podcast! Jared and Dallas give you their reactions to the news that Shohei Ohtani has chosen the Los Angeles Angels. 

Dec 08, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #19: Alex Cora
01:29:26

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Our guest this week is brand new Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, who discusses the challenges and excitement ahead in Boston, the championship run in Houston, and more. Dallas and Jared touch on Rafael Palmeiro's hopes for a comeback, Shohei Ohtani's ultimate home, Aaron Boone being introduced as Yankees manager, listener Twitter questions and more. 

Dec 07, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #18: Jeff Passan & Nick Goody
01:34:42

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This episode includes special guest Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, who discusses his decision to give up his Hall of Fame ballot and the Hall of Fame in general. Nick Goody of the Cleveland Indians also joins the podcast to discuss the Tribe and his favorite Terry Francona story. Dallas and Jared also go in on the Marlins 'ultimatum' to Giancarlo Stanton, the latest on Shohei Ohtani, the newest rumors (Jose Abreu to Boston?) and more!

Nov 30, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #17: Curt Schilling
01:46:03

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This episode features special guest Curt Schilling, who joins to talk the 2018 Hall of Fame ballot, PED users and his perspective on the Hall in general. Dallas and Jared also break down the severe punishments MLB hit the Braves with on Tuesday, the 20-second pitch clock, Giancarlo Stanton to the Giants (and many other rumors),  Twitter questions from the fans and more!

Nov 22, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #16: Corey Knebel
01:42:30

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week the guys interview star closer from the Milwaukee Brewers Corey Knebel to talk about his stellar 2017 season, his favorite baseball video game, brewing his own beer, and a secret tattoo. Jared and Dallas also talk about the MVP, Cy Young, and Manager of the Year Award winners for both the American and National Leagues, and update the grounds crew on all the off season hot stove topics.

Nov 17, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #16: Corey Knebel
1:52:30

This week the guys interview star closer from the Milwaukee Brewers Corey Knebel to talk about his stellar 2017 season, his favorite baseball video game, brewing his own beer, and a secret tattoo. Jared and Dallas also talk about the MVP, Cy Young, and Manager of the Year Award winners for both the American and National Leagues, and update the grounds crew on all the off season hot stove topics. 

Nov 17, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #15: Alex Bregman
01:34:10

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Featuring guest and newly-minuted World Series champion Alex Bregman of the Astros, who talks his experiences in the World Series, some misadventures in the Twitter DMs and more. Jared and Dallas also talk Roy Halladay, awards finalists, Boras wanting $200M for JD Martinez, Tanaka and Cueto opting-in and more!

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Nov 09, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #14: Mad Dog Russo
00:57:25

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Features special guest "Mad Dog" Chris Russo, who helps recap the storylines coming out of Game 7 and the Astros championship. Dallas and Jared also touch on the Justin Upton news, as well as the best and brightest stories we'll remember from the 2017 season. 

Nov 02, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #13: Lance McCullers

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes special guest and current World Series participant Lance McCullers of the Houston Astros. The duo reacts to the absolutely wild Game 2, including Rich Hill being pulled, Kenley Jansen doing something he hasn't done all season, Charlie Culberson's HR reaction and more. Other topics include: Giancarlo Stanton's appearance on Jimmy Kimmel, Clayton Kershaw's postseason legacy and more!

Oct 26, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #12: Casey Stern
1:27:45

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes guest Casey Stern of MLB Network Radio and MLB on TBS, who has had a first-hand look at the 2017 postseason as it plays out. Jared and Dallas react to Wednesday's Game 5 between the Yankees and Astros and Game 4 between the Cubs and Dodgers. The duo also look at Kenley Jansen's place in history, and more!

Oct 19, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #11: Karl Ravech
1:26:35

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Featuring guest Karl Ravech of Baseball Tonight, who joins to talk the postseason and John Farrell's exit from Boston. Jared and Dallas react to Yankees/Indians Game 5 and Cubs/Nationals Game 4 from Wednesday, and look ahead to the ALCS and Game 5 between Washington and Chicago. 

Oct 12, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #10: Tim Kurkjian and Sean Casey
01:02:29

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes two guests: Tim Kurkjian of ESPN and Sean Casey of MLB Network, both of whom give their perspectives on the postseason landscape. Dallas and Jared also reflect on the Yankees bullpen dominance in the AL Wild Card Game, and run through listener voicemails and tweets. 

Oct 05, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #9: Christian Yelich
01:27:34

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes special guest Christian Yelich of the Marlins. The duo also runs through their end-of-season awards (MVP, Cy Young), they debate the idea that the Yankees should use an all-bullpen approach to the AL Wild Card Game, they dive into the likely Wild Card matchups...and listener voicemails! 

Sep 28, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #8: Ken Rosenthal
01:25:05

Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes special guest Ken Rosenthal, who talks changes in the industry and his job, Kluber-as-MVP-candidate, the Astros-as-World-Series-contenders, the NL MVP and the Angels bonus controversy. The duo also talks Cubs surge, Greinke/Neshek autograph nonsense and more. 

Sep 21, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #7: Mike Clevinger & Mark Mulder
01:19:23
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes TWO special guests: Mike Clevinger, the winning pitcher in the Indians record-setting 21st straight win; and Mark Mulder, formerly of the Athletics and part of the 2002 team that won 20 straight. In addition, duo talks Dodgers, the DH in the NL, the Cardinals, the NL MVP - and more!
Sep 14, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #6: Rhys Hoskins
01:16:43
Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes special guest and record-setting rookie Rhys Hoskins of the Phillies; duo talks D-Backs winning, Dodgers losing, Indians as the best team in the AL, the ongoing Red Sox/Yankees cheating controversy, listener voicemails, Twitter questions and more!
Sep 07, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #5: Mark Melancon
01:16:43
Barstool Sports presents the 5th episode of the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes special guest Mark Melancon of the San Francisco Giants; duo talks Kershaw's return, the Mets injury devastation, the AL Wild Card, Mike Leake, Giancarlo Stanton and more!
Aug 31, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #4: David Ross
01:20:00
Barstool Sports presents the 4th episode of the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes special guest David Ross, formerly of the Cubs and Red Sox; duo talks Trout vs Harper, fan code of conduct, AL Wild Card, listener voicemails and Twitter questions and so much more!
Aug 24, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #3: Travis Shaw
01:11:41
Barstool Sports presents the 3rd episode of the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes special guest Travis Shaw of the Milwaukee Brewers; duo talks Giancarlo Stanton's barrage, Dodgers, Rockies, Chris Sale-as-MVP, Aroldis Chapman and more.
Aug 17, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #2: Aaron Boone
01:04:25
Barstool Sports presents the 2nd episode of the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes special guest Aaron Boone; duo talks Trout, Goldschmidt, Judge, the AL Wild Card race, Barry Bonds and more.
Aug 10, 2017
Starting 9 Episode #1: Brian Wilson
01:04:25
Barstool Sports presents the debut episode of the Starting 9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. Includes special guest Brian Wilson; duo recaps the trade deadline, Jared's move to New York and more.
Aug 03, 2017
Starting9 Coming Soon
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Barstool Sports presents Starting9 featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden. The companion podcast to the daily live show coming soon on BarstoolSports.com
Jul 28, 2017