Talkin' Baseball (MLB Podcast)

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Every Monday and Friday we will be breaking down and recapping the series that were, the standings, the good, the bad and the angry from the MLB.

Episode Date
239 | World Series Champion AJ Pollock

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe give their thoughts on the hirings of Tony LaRussa and AJ Hinch as managers of the Chicago White Sox & Detroit Tigers, respectively. The guys also interviewed Dodgers outfielder and World Series Champion AJ Pollock!

Interview Begins at 19:09

Oct 30, 2020
238 | Dodgers Win the 2020 World Series!

The Los Angeles Dodgers have won the 2020 World Series! Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe recap Game 6 and get mad at Kevin Cash for blowing the game by taking out Blake Snell.

Oct 28, 2020
237 | World Series Game 5

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe are recapping Sunday's Game 5 of the World Series! The Dodgers are up 3-2, Manny Margot tried to steal home, and both bullpens did their jobs. See you at Game 6!

Oct 26, 2020
236 | World Series Game 4!

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe recap and instant classic World Series game as the Rays walk off the Dodgers and tie the series 2-2!

Oct 25, 2020
235 | World Series Game 3

The Dodgers went up 2-1 and Jomboy & Jake are in Arlington! The boys recapped Game 3's action from Friday night

Oct 24, 2020
234 | World Series Game 2

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe are recapping Tampa's 6-4 win over the Dodgers in Game 2 of the World Series Wednesday night!

Oct 22, 2020
233 | World Series Game 1

Jomboy & Jake are rcapping the Dodgers' Game 1 victory while Trevor Plouffe is CIP.

Oct 21, 2020
232 | World Series Preview

The World Series matchup is set. Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe are recapping Game 7 of the NLCS and previewing the Rays-Dodgers matchup ahead!

3:00 Braves Eulogy
7:30 NLC Game 7 Recap
35:20 World Series Preview

Oct 19, 2020
231 | Dodgers Force Game 7 & Rays Beat the Astros in the ALCS

We have one of our World Series teams! Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe discuss the ALCS Game 7 and NLCS Game 6 matchups from Saturday

4:30 The Revolutionary War
6:00 Braves-Dodgers Game 6
22:45 Postgame Shows
28:15 Astros-Rays Game 7

Oct 18, 2020
230 | Astros & Dodgers Stay Alive!

Jake & Plouffe (and Jomboy over the phone) recap the Friday night games in which the Astros and Dodgers forced Games 7 and 6, respecticvely.

2:00 Astros-Rays Game 6
28:45 Dodgers-Braves Game 6
52:00 Sam Deduno

Oct 17, 2020
229 | Astros Force Game 6 & Braves Go Up 3-1

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe recap the Astros walk-off win to force Game 6 and Atlanta's big Game 4 win over LA.

7:00 Rays-Astros Game 5
23:00 Kei Igawa
25:00 Dodgers-Braves Game 4

Oct 16, 2020
228 | Dodgers Blowout Atlanta & Astros Stay Alive

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe recap Wednesday's games in which both of the trailing teams got their first wins of the series!

5:30 Dodgers-Braves Game 3
19:45 Rays-Astros Game 4

Oct 15, 2020
227 | Dodgers Nearly Comeback & Rays Win Again

The teams that have been winning keep on winning! Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe recap both Tuesday night LCS matchups.

8:30 Braves-Dodgers Game 2
33:15 Rays-Astros Game 3

Oct 14, 2020
226 | Rays Defense, Braves Bullpen, & Riley's Homer

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe recap and break down the exciting pair of postseason games from Monday.

4:00 Astros-Rays Game 2
23:30 Braves-Dodgers Game 1

Oct 13, 2020
225 | Rays Win ALCS Game 1

The Tampa Bay Rays took a 2-1 win in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Houston Astros with Blake Snell on the bump. Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe react and break down the game and what it will mean for the rest of the series.

The guys also react live to the news of Rick Renteria's dismissal from the Chicago White Sox.

Oct 12, 2020
224 | Rays Beat the Yankees + ALCS & NLCS Previews

The Tampa Bay Rays Beat the Yankees in heartbreaking fashion to advance to the ALCS. Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe recap that and preview the Championship Series round.

2:00 Yankees-Rays Recap
25:30 Astros-Rays Preview
39:30 Braves-Dodgers Preview

Oct 10, 2020
223 | MLB Elimination Day & Yankees Force Game 5

Three of the four Division Series matchups concluded on Thursday! Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe are breaking them down.

4:45 Braves-Marlins
13:45 Astros-A's
22:00 Rays-Yankees
36:00 Dodgers-Padres

Oct 09, 2020
222 | ALDS Game 3's and NLDS Game 2's

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe recap a day in which all four postseason games were really fun to watch unless you like the Yankees.

4:15 Marlins-Braves
14:45 A's-Astros
25:00 Rays-Yankees
39:30 Padres-Dodgers

Oct 08, 2020
221 | ALDS Game 2's and NLDS Game 1's

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe are recapping all of Tuesday's Division Series games!

4:30 Marlins vs. Braves
13:00 Astros vs. Athletics
19:00 Yankees vs. Rays
32:15 Padres vs. Dodgers

Oct 07, 2020
220 | ALDS Game 1 Slugfests

The first games of the ALDS were Monday! Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe recap the Astros win over Oakland (3:00) and the Yankees win over Tampa Bay (16:00) before the NLDS kicks off Tuesday!

Oct 06, 2020
219 | Division Series Preview

The ALDS and NLDS matchups are set! Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe are previewing all of them.

6:30 Astros vs. A's
16:35 Yankees vs. Rays
28:00 Marlins vs. Braves
37:15 Padres vs. Dodgers

Oct 04, 2020
218 | Marlins & Padres Advance to the NLDS!

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe recap the final games of the wild card series! The Marlins beat the Cubs to advance to the NLDS against the Braves (6:15) and the Padres beat the Cardinals in a winner-take-all Game 3 to move on tot he NLDS against the Dodgers! (20:00)

Oct 03, 2020
217 | Padres Force Game 3 & A's Advance to the ALDS

The Padres and Cardinals played perhaps the best game er've seen this postseason to force a Game 3 Friday. The A's downed the White Sox in their Game 3, and the Dodgers and Braves completed their sweeps. Jomboy, Jake, and Plouffe recap and breakdown the games

Oct 02, 2020
216 | NLWC Game 1 & ALWC Game 2 Recaps

Jomboy, Jake, & Trevor Plouffe recap one of the craziest days in MLB history as 8 playoff games were played on Wednesday!

Oct 01, 2020
215 | AL Wild Card Game 1 Recaps

Jomboy, Jake, and Plouffe are recapping all of Tuesday's games!

3:55 Astros-Twins
15:25 White Sox-A's
23:25 Blue Jays-Rays
33:00 Early settlers
34:45 Yankees-Indians

Sep 30, 2020
214 | September 29th Pre-Game Show

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe are previewing all of the Wild Card Game 1 matchups for Tuesday, September 29! Check out the rest of the pre-game shows this postseason over on the Pre-Game Show feed!

Sep 29, 2020
213 | Playoff Preview!

We made it! The MLB regular season is complete and the playoffs begin on Tuesday! Jomboy & Jake briefly recap baseball's final weekend then dive into all eight (8) wild card matchups! We're in for a crazy week of baseball.

Sep 28, 2020
212 | Playoff Scenarios & Tiebreakers

It's the final weekend of the regular season! Jomboy & Jake recap the action and break down what each team needs to get into the playoffs!

4:00 East Recap
12:15 Central Recap
18:40 West Recap
23:55 Tiebreakers/What Each Team Needs
36:25 Standout Performances
43:05 En Fuego
46:55 RSVLTS #RaceTo20
53:05 Slump Watch
58:10 Awards!

Sep 25, 2020
211 | Voicemails: A's Rotation, Yoan Moncada, and Labor Disputes

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe are answering your voicemails! What is the A's playoff rotation? (3:15) Do you like this PGA-style playoff idea? (10:40) Are we ignoring the Giants too much? (14:20) What do you make of good seasons this year? (20:35) Are we still in danger of a lockout? (31:10) What's up with Yoan Moncada's slump? (39:30) What mangers should come on the pod? (46:45) What are the ideal traits for a commissioner? (51:30)

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Sep 24, 2020
210 | Revisiting Our Preseason Bets & Defensive Metrics

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe are running through baseball's important trending topics. There will be a lot of teams giving themselves a long look in the mirror at the end of the week (2:00), Justin Verlander and Ken Giles both need Tommy John surgery (10:00), and Ron Gardenhire retired this week (19:30). The guys also look back on the prop bets they placed before the season (25:00) and look at both team and individual defensive metrics for the short season, trying yo figure out what they mean (47:30).

Sep 23, 2020
209 | Teams Start Clinching, the Reds are Rolling, and Dance Fighting

East Recap 3:30
Central Recap 14:15
West Recap 24:00
Standout Performances 33:00
En Fuego 40:30
#RaceTo20 44:20
Slump Watch 47:30
Awards 53:10
Cincinnati Reds Elevator Talk 57:30

Sep 21, 2020
208 | Voit Hits 20th Homer, Sloppy NL Standings, & Kyle Gibson's Shutout

East Recap 5:30
Central Recap 14:00
West Recap 26:20
Standout Performances 40:00
En Fuego 51:40
#RaceTo20 59:10

Sep 18, 2020
207 | Voicemails: Bellinger's Slump, Ohtani's Future, and Kangaroo Courts

Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe are answering your voicemails! Now that we're starting to see the results, what do we make of the new postseason format? Has Juan Soto missed too much time for MVP consideration? What do MLB managers do? What happened to Cody Bellinger? Do the Rockies deserve more praise? What is Shohei Ohtani's future if the injuries persist? Did Plouffe's locker rooms have fun games?

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Sep 17, 2020
206 | Reacting to the New Playoff Schedule!

MLB released the new playoff format and Jomboy, Jake, & Trevor Plouffe give their initial reactions to how much it changes the game (21:40). MLB also made the bubbles official and they will try to get some fans in there! (10:30) Dave Roberts also had a dumb quote trying to defend Clayton Kershaw after Trent Grisham's home run on Monday night. The guys also try to pin down which teams are best suited for the first round (32:50) with about two weeks left in the season.

Sep 16, 2020
205 | Alec Mills’ No-No, Pujols Catches Mays, and the Good Teams Win

4:30 East Recap
15:55 Central Recap
26:10 West Recap
35:05 Standout Performances
45:45 En Fuego
48:20 #RaceTo20
53:45 Slump Watch
1:00:10 Awards!
1:11:00 Elevator Talk: Toronto Blue Jays

Sep 14, 2020
204 | Astros are Lucky, Oakland’s Conspiracy, and Corbin Burnes

East Recap 3:50
Central Recap 17:00
West Recap 29:00
Standout Performances 42:30
En Fuego 53:15
#RaceTo20 1:00:15
Slump Watch 1:02:55
Awards 1:08:45
Elevator Talk: Chicago Cubs 1:15:45

Sep 11, 2020
203 | Voicemails: Brian Snitker, the Padres, and Fan Rules

Jomboy, Jake, and Plouffe are answering your voicemails! Who should get credit for the non-Tatis and Machado Padres? (7:10) Are umpires worse this year? (14:45) What do you make of the Brewers pitching staff? (27:45) Should Braves fans be mad at brian Snitker for his bullpen usage? (32:25) How many teams are you allowed to claim you root for? (41:50)

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Sep 10, 2020
202 | Playoff Bubbles and Yankee Struggles

Jomboy, Jake, and Plouffe are talking about the potential playoff bubbles as we're starting to hear more information on them. The guys also share their frustrations with Trevor on what it is like to be a Yankee fan during perhaps the most frustrating run of baseball of their lives.

Sep 09, 2020
197 | Clevinger To the Padres, Waino Goes the Distance, and Twins Slide

East Recap 4:10
Central Recap 15:00
West Recap 29:00
Adam Wainwright 37:55
Clevinger Reaction 44:30 (Part 2- 1:00:15)
Awards 56:05

Aug 31, 2020
196 | Brodie Van Wagenen, Postponements, AL Central Madness, and Kershaw Still Shoves

BVW and the Protests 3:00
East Recap 12:10
Central Recap 28:00
West Recap 39:00
Standout Performances 47:40
En Fuego 59:05
1:04:00 #RaceTo20
1:11:55 Slump Watch
1:17:00 Who Got Mad?
1:18:15 Wrong Order Award
1:20:20 Young Money Award
1:23:40 Elevator Talk: St. Louis Cardinals

Aug 28, 2020
195 | Voicemails: Jacob deGrom, Player Development, and Celebrations

Jake, Plouffe, and Jomboy are answering your voicemails! Is it possible to still be impressed by Jacob deGrom? How will prospects bounce back from losing a year of development? Kyle Lewis is a stud! Clevinger is back up in the show! Who will win World Series MVP for the Tigers? Will individual player celebrations increase? What was Plouffe's college recruiting process like?

Aug 27, 2020
194 | Trade Deadline Preview

The trade deadline is somehow less than a week away! Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe are breaking down the Phillies-Red Sox trade and previewing which teams could be the biggest sellers, which pieces could be available, and which teams are hungriest to make a move.

Aug 26, 2020
193 | NL Standings Make No Sense, Jose Abreu Homer Fest, Greinke’s Having a Blast

Jake's back! The Phillies made a trade, the Blue Jays have the most meat in the game, Baltimore is still in play for the Wild Card. The NL standings are an absolute mess, David Ross has a commercial, White Sox officially join the party, the Rockies collapse. We're a week from the deadline and Having fun!

6:55 East Recap
23:25 Central Recap
36:00 West Recap
50:35 Standout Performance
1:01:00 En Fuego
1:05:50 #RaceTo20
1:10:30 Slump Watch
1:20:20 Awards
1:27:40 Elevator Talk

Aug 24, 2020
192 | AL Central Tightening, Cubs Should Feel Good, and Everyone Got Mad

Trevor attempts to Wally Pipp Jake on today's series recap! The Yankees are all hurt and the Rays sweep 'em, the NL East is funky, Ryu and the Blue Jays are turning it on, Cleveland is tightening the race in the central, the Cubs gotta feel good, Giolito and Berrios make Jomboy eat a bug, we're over the Reds, the Angels are horrific, thew Padres are going crazy, Grichuk hits a buncha homers, Tim Anderson is a stud, Matt Olson's stats are weird, and bad teams are turning back into pumpkins!


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Aug 21, 2020
191 | Voicemails: Baseball's Unwritten Rules, Plouffe's Historic Moments, and Where is Puig?

What's Yasiel Puig up to? (3:05)
How confident should Astros fans be for this season? (13:35)
The Tigers are calling up their prospects this week! (20:45)
Which players would use the most pine tar if there were no rules at all? (25:45)
The Marlins? (35:20)
Brewers are heating up! (41:40)
What's the future of 7 inning double headers? (46:10)
Which unwritten rules are good? (48:55)
What moments did Plouffe get to be a part of? (1:01:30)

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Aug 20, 2020
190 | Tatis Homered on a 3-0 Count, Clevinger & Plesac Sent Down, + a Playoff Bubble

Baseball is at the forefront of sports as Fernando Tatis Jr. hits a grand slam to pass Mike Trout for the MLB lead in homers, but all anyone cared about is that he swung on a 3-0 pitch (5:05). What a monster! Jomboy, Jake, & Plouffe also share their thoughts on Zach Plesac and Mike Clevinger being sent down by Cleveland (30:50) as well as an inevitable playoff bubble (38:35)

Aug 19, 2020
189 | Welcome Back Cardinals, Padres Slipping, Lance Lynn Dealing

Jomboy & Jake recap MLB's weekend slate. The Cardinals return from their outbreak, the Indians sweep Detroit, Oakland could run away with the West, Lance Lynn is an ace, Brandon Lowe needs to be talked about more, Franmil Reyes is so hot, 3 guys lead the #RaceTo20, Max Muncy gets off slump watch, Edwin Encarnacion gets on slump watch, everyone got mad, Phillies bullpen remains the worst, and the Rockies have a big series coming up with Houston.

Aug 17, 2020
188 | Orioles Keep Going, the Phillies Keep Disappointing, Mookie Keeps Amazing

Jomboy & Jake are back to recap the week that was in baseball! The Red Sox tank job is obvious (7:50), but somehow the Orioles just keep going (12:15). The Cubs have been a fun team to watch (24:40), the entire AL Central is 5-5 in their last 10, Juan Soto and Mookie Betts are incredible (37:40).

Aug 14, 2020
187 | Brewers Owner Mark Attanasio

Mark Attanasio, owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, came on the show to talk with Jomboy, Jake, and Trevor Plouffe about baseball's return, his love for baseball, trends he wants to see continue in the game, potential new rules, the slide and sausage races at MillerPark, CC Sabathia's tenure in Milwaukee, and growing up in New York.

Aug 13, 2020
186 | Astros-A's Brawl, Drama in Cleveland, and Marcus Stroman Opts Out

Baseball has DRAMA this week. Jomboy, Jake, and Plouffe give their full thoughts on the Astros-A's fight and aftermath (8:00) as well as live reactions to Laureano and Cintron's respective suspensions (45:50), the Cleveland Indians sending Plesac and Clevinger home (37:30), and Marcus Stroman opting out and finessing the Mets (50:45).

Aug 12, 2020
185 | Matt & Rob Lowe Hate the Astros

Jomboy, Jake, and Plouffe talk to Matt and Rob Lowe about their Dodger fandom. The duo shares their thoughts and stories on Joe Kelly being their new hero (4:10), concerns about the LA bullpen (11:00), sitting next to Vin Scully during the 2017 World Series Loss (14:00), throwing out the first pitch (17:25), Rob's infamous NFL hat (22:45), and potentially facing Houston in the World Series again (24:10).

Aug 11, 2020
184 | Laureano Fights the Astros, Tatis is Electric, Angels Get Swept

MLB had itself a big weekend! The Pirates are bad, but the Tigers are good? The Rockies are still having fun. The Rangers swept the Angels? Do they stink? Tatis and Acuna are so much fun. Is Bumgarner bad or just in a rough patch? Ramon Laureano fought the entire Astros bench! Alex Verdugo gave some great soundbytes, and Jo Adell has an eventful first week in the show.

Aug 10, 2020
183 | Dylan Bundy Shoves, 7-Inning Double Headers, Blue Jays Mix-Up

Jomboy & Jake catch you up on everything that happened on the field this week in baseball. We got our first look at 7-inning double-headers (8:00), Dylan Bundy makes Jake look like a moron (29:25), Aaron Nola carved up the Yankees (33:40), and the Blue Jays and the umpires had a mix-up (52:10)

Aug 07, 2020
182 | Voicemails: Cubs Rotation, Mookie Trade, Washington's Future

Jomboy, Jake, and Plouffe are answering your voicemails! How do you get out of a slump? (1:50) Is the Extra inning rule an advantage for the home or away team? (6:25) Will Nelson Cruz get some MVP votes? (12:00) Is the Cubs rotation better than we thought? (14:20) When are fans allowed to freak out? (22:00) Hwat is Detroit's ceiling? (31:45) Should Bosotn have taken the original Mookie Betts trade? (36:05) How optimistic can Nats fans be about their future? (46:30)

Aug 06, 2020
181 | Cespedes, Soroka, and Haunted Hotels

Yoenis Cespedes opted out of the 2020 season and at least one of him or the Mets is lying about how it went down. The Cardinals are the latest team with an outbreak but it is going much better than the Marlins outbreak. Mike Soroka tears his Achilles and will miss the season for Atlanta. Jomboy, Jake, and Plouffe run through the standings and break down which teams they believe in early. Trevor shares his ghost story.

Aug 05, 2020
180 | Aaron Judge Crushin' Homers, Tyler Alexander Ks 9, Cepedes Bounces

Another week of baseball in the books! Are the mets a disgrace? Are the White Sox starting to click? Is Aaron Judge the most dangerous man on the planet right now? Tyler Alexander struck out nine (9!) batters in relief! Hot boy Dansby Swanson is REALLY hot right now. Can Tyler Chatwood be real?

Aug 03, 2020
179 | Series Recap: Teoscar is Mashin', Nate Pearson's Debut, Cleveland's Pitching is so Good

Big week for baseball! Teoscar Hernandez and Christian Vazquez (the usual suspects) had multi-homer games, baseball got mad at Joe Kelly, Nate Pearson debuted for Toronto, Shane Bieber is far from Cleveland's only good pitcher, and James McCann needs more at bats.

Jul 31, 2020
178 | Voicemails: Padres are Hot, Reds Slow Start, Kimbrel's Struggle Continue

Jomboy, Jake, and Trevor Plouffe answer your voicemails! The Astros Bullpen is full of bad rookies (7:40), we get some perspective on the Folty situation (12:55), the Padres are a postseason lock? (19:45) The Reds are stumbling out of the gate (25:15) but the Jays look good (31:20). Would Plouffe have opted out this year if he were still any good at baseball? (37:00) How concerned should Cubs fans be about Kimbrel? (38:40) Will the Phillies have to make a tough choice? (45:00)

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Jul 30, 2020
177 | Marlins Outbreak & Suspension, New Extra-Inning Rule, and Foltynewicz DFA

The Marlins season has been suspended due to a virus outbreak within their locker room. Jomboy, Jake, and Trevor Plouffe try to break that situation down without getting too scared. The guys also discuss our first samples of the extra inning rule (18:35) along with the rather stunning decision by the Braves to DFA Mike Foltynewicz (28:45). You can also hear their live reactions to the news that the Marlins and Phillies' seasons have been suspended as the Yankees pivot towards playing in Baltimore (35:30).

Jul 29, 2020
176 | Opening Weekend Series Recaps!

Series Recaps are back! We're recapping the Eastern (5:10), Central, and Western Regions (15:50) from this weekend. We've got a whole bunch of standout performances (27:20) and En Fuego players (32:20). We've got to put some guys on Slump Watch (40:20) and who got mad watch (45:00). Finally we give out our awards (49:30) and do Elevator Talk (1:00:10).

Jul 27, 2020
175 | Mookie's Extension and Postseason Expansion

The season is here, but baseball demanded that we talk about non-gameplay one more time! Mookie got a 12-year extension to stay in LA (2:30), the Blue Jays are currently without a home (16:55), and MLB and the MLBPA agreed to expand the postseason to 16-teams! (21:55)

Jul 24, 2020
174 | Our Final Preview of the 2020 Season!

Baseball is SO close! Jomboy, Jake, and Trevor Plouffe take one last look-ahead at the 2020 season in this episode. We give you a recap of the new rules for the 60-game sprint (4:45) and recap the free agent signings that went down this winter (11:30) before giving our picks and highlighting some storylines from each division: the NL West (20:35), AL West (28:55), AL Central (28:55), NL Central (33:30), NL East (38:20), and AL East (48:20).

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Jul 22, 2020
173 | Voicemails: Your Biggest Fears

Baseball is BACK this week, so it's time for you guys to call in and let Jomboy, Jake, and Trevor know what your biggest fears are for the 2020 season! Do the Cardinals and DBacks have enough depth? Do the Cubs have enough quality arms? Will San Francisco call up Joey Bart? Can Joe Girardi do miracle work with the Phillies' pen? What if the Yankees have to face Houston again? Do either of them have enough arms? Will the Rockies lose Arenado? Should the Rangers be worried about Willie Calhoun?

Jul 20, 2020
172 | Western Region Preview

Jomboy, Jake, and Trevor Plouffe wrap up their 2020 season preview with the two west divisions! Are the Dodgers the clear-cut best team in baseball? How will the Astros bounce-back after a tough offseason? Will the Mariners start to bring up exciting prospects? Why watch the Giants? Can the Padres make a push? Will the Rockies get enough pitching? Should the A's be the AL West favorites? Why don't people talk about Arizona? Are the Rangers this season's biggest wildcard? Will the Angels lineup carry their pitching staff?

Jul 17, 2020
171 | Central Region Preview

Jomboy, Jake, and Trevor Plouffe previewed the Eastern Region on earlier this week, so now they're looking at the Central Region! Before that, Yasiel Puig lands with the Braves! What do Tigers, Royals, and Pirates fans have to look forward to? Does any team want to see Cleveland in a playoff series? How well do the pitchers have to perform for the White Sox to break through? Does Minnesota have enough pitching? How can you possibly figure out who takes the NL Central? Are the Cardinals the favorite?

Jul 15, 2020
170 | Reps at First, Intrasquad Games, and East Region Preview

Intrasquad games are taking place around baseball, more players have tested positive for Covid-19 and opted out of the season, and seemingly every player is taking reps at first base these days. Jomboy, Jake, and Trevor Plouffe also preview both of the Eastern divisions. What are the Blue Jays and Red Sox ceilings? How watchable are the Marlins? How tight will the NL East get? Is Joe Girardi the perfect 60-game manager?

Jul 13, 2020
169 | Voicemails: Your Team's Underrated Storylines

You know more about your team than we do, so we gave you guys the opportunity to call in and leave us a voicemail about some storylines we should keep an eye on with your favorite teams! Who will take the Phillies CF job? How many good arms do the Braves have? Can Carter Kieboom make the transition to third and make up for the loss of Rendon? What could happen with George Springer's contract season?

Jul 10, 2020
168 | We've Got Official Schedules
MLB has officially dropped its schedules for all 30 teams. Trevor Plouffe tells Jomboy and Jake what the players look for the most when the schedule is revealed. How will covid-positive players stay loose? How much craziness will the shortened season really provide? Most importantly, the fellas begin their quest to find the hottest dude in the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 08, 2020
167 | Tests are Taking Too Long and Players are Opting Out
MLB is getting the first rounds of testing back and we are seeing more and more positives, with more guys opting out (25:00). The league, however, is also experiencing huge delays in testing that are creating HUGE problems for everyone (4:30). Masahiro Tanaka took a line drive to the head (17:55), the Cleveland Indians are considering a name change (31:00), and Nelson Cruz is losing his entourage (37:55) as the league preps for its schedule release Monday night (44:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 06, 2020
166 | Placin' Bets
Betting odds are out for the upcoming 60-game season so Jomboy, Jake, and Trevor Plouffe are telling you where to sprinkle a little cheese on team over/unders, sneaky MVP picks, batting title favorites, surprise playoff teams, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 03, 2020
165 | How Many Players Might Sit Out?
Mike Leake, Ryan Zimmerman, Joe Ross, and Ian Desmond became the first group of guys to decide to sit out the 2020 season this week for a wide variety of reasons. How big could that list get? Does Shohei Ohtani have the clearest path to the MVP in a shortened 2020? Which NL teams just got the best DHs? How much does Trevor Plouffe hate the Yankees? Talkin' Baseball is BACK baby. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 01, 2020
164 | Umpire Dale Scott Returns!
Umpire Dale Scott returns to tell more stories about his many years in the game, while also sharing the story of coming out as the first active, openly gay umpire in MLB. The Oregon-native breaks down his strike-three call, umpire uniforms, and much more with his second go-around on Talkin' Baseball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 29, 2020
163 | Koshien is Baseball's Version of March Madness

Koshien: Japan's Field of Dreams is a documentary airing on ESPN Monday, June 29 about Japan's annual high school tournament. Japanese legends like Masahiro Tanaka, Shohei Ohtani, Hideki Matsui, and Ichiro, among others, have all turned in dominant and historic performances at Koshien. We talked to director Ema Ryan Yamazaki about the history of the tournament, the making of the documentary, the way baseball is beloved in Japan, and the Japanese stars playing in MLB today.

Jun 26, 2020
162 | Baseball is (Almost) Back
MLB is set to officially implement a 60-game season after the MLBPA voted on Monday to decline the most recent proposal. The fellas wrap their heads around how this all shook out, what could happen with the impending grievance, whether or not some guys will sit out, and other details that could be important for baseball's return in July. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 23, 2020
161 | Neil Walker is For the Boys
"Disco" Neil Walker hopped on to discuss his long-standing relationship with Trevor Plouffe, turning himself into a super utility player, playing for his hometown Pirates, his season with the Yankees in 2018, playing in five Wild Card Games in the last eight years, and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 22, 2020
160 | The Players Respond + Voicemails!
The MLBPA delivered a counterproposal to the league Thursday for a 70-game season and it seems like there is real momentum to get this thing done. The guys also answer your voicemails! How would Plouffe fare against himself as a pitcher? Do we like the Mariners' long-term plan? How bad have the negotiations really been for baseball? Leave us a voicemail at 917-426-2796! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 19, 2020
159 | Tell Us When and Where
The negotiations between MLB and the Players' Association have gone nuclear. There is a growing group of owners that have stated they do not want a season, but the players are good to go. They just want to know when and where they gotta be for as full a season as possible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 17, 2020
158 | A Different Side of the Front Office
We got to look at a different side of the baseball world, chatting with Venika Streeter, Authentics and Retail Sales Manager of the Minnesota Twins, on the process of authentication, her path to her current role, and advise for anybody trying to break into the game professionally. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 15, 2020
157 | Long Gone Summer Director AJ Schnack + MLBPA Counterproposal
AJ Schnack is the director of the upcoming 30 for 30, "Long Gone Summer," about the 1998 home run chase between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. Schnack sat down with us to discuss how he made the film, the most fun parts of the film, and the merits of inducting steroid guys into the Hall of Fame. Check out the premiere of the film on Sunday night (June 14) at 9 p.m. ET. The guys also discuss the latest counterproposal by the MLBPA that was given to the owners Tuesday night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 12, 2020
156 | In Good Faith
MLB keeps offering the players the same deal in different packaging. Is a 48-game season really on the table? Are they ever going to negotiate in good faith? **This episode was recorded before the MLBPA counter-proposal Tuesday evening** Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 10, 2020
155 | Ian Happ Breaks Down Switch-Hitting and Playing Multiple Positions
Cubs super-utility man Ian Happ talked with Jomboy, Jake, and Plouffe about his time at the University of Cincinnati, learning to switch hit, his quarantine routine with his new podcast partners, playing for Joe Maddon, being sent back down to AAA in 2019, and what the Cubs could do with a DH slot this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 08, 2020
154 | Rangers LHP Taylor Hearn Was Drafted Four Times
Taylor Hearn is a 6-5 southpaw for the Texas Rangers. He was drafted in four consecutive drafts, made his MLB debut in 2019, and might already be better than Madison Bumgarner (at being a Rodeo Cowboy). He'll also crush you at NHL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 05, 2020
153 | Inching Towards an Agreement
MLB has floated a counterproposal to the players for 50 games of fully prorated salaries. How much closer does that bring us to an agreement? Trevor Plouffe adds some tidbits he has picked up from around baseball on that and other wrinkles of MLB's potential return. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 03, 2020
152 | Oscar Mercado is Cleveland's Next Stud
Cleveland Indians outfielder Oscar Mercado joined the program to discuss his transition from shortstop to the outfield, his MLB debut, and LeBron James. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 01, 2020
151 | Cole Tucker is Your New Favorite Player
Pirates shortstop Cole Tucker just might be the nicest person you'll find. The young stud joined the program to discuss his rookie year, his friendship with Cody Bellinger, his younger brother's draft stock, and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 29, 2020
150 | Jack Flaherty Clears the Air on MLB Negotiations
Jack Flaherty makes his third appearance on the podcast to talk about the MLBPA negotiations with the owners, Max Scherzer's tweet, and his desire to get back on the field and play. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 28, 2020
149 | MLB Proposed Massive Pay Cuts to the Players
The league made its first official financial offer to the MLBPA on Tuesday, and it has not been well-received. Trevor Plouffe got some tidbits from around the league, and the guys break down what all of the reports mean moving forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 27, 2020
148 | Cespedes Family BBQ Returns!
Jake and Jordan from Cespedes Family BBQ come back on the pod to discuss their old tweets about Trevor Plouffe, their new deal with The Ringer, Dominican and Division-III baseball, and life during MLB's shutdown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 25, 2020
147 | Umpire Dale Scott Was Part of So Many Huge Moments
Dale Scott was an MLB umpire for over 30 years. He joined the guys to talk about the time he ejected Billy Martin, the Luis Gonzalez walk-off, which guys had the nastiest stuff, as well as whether or not the Armando Galarragga call should be overturned! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 22, 2020
146 | MLB's Proposed Health Guidelines
Jomboy, Jake, and Plouffe discuss MLB's 67-page health guideline document and how it changes the return timeline for baseball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 20, 2020
145 | Walker Buehler Loves the Big Moments
Dodgers ace Walker Buehler came on the show for the best day of Trevor Plouffe's life. The young stud provided a deep dive on him and Clayton Kershaw's routines, throwing a combined no-hitter, his first All-Star Game, his time at Vanderbilt, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 18, 2020
144 | David Dahl Needs a Better Rating in The Show
Rockies all-star David Dahl took a break from working out at Luis Gonzalez's house to join the program. The outfielder broke down how to play at Coors, his approach against lefties, and shared how his mistakes have made him better. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 15, 2020
143 | MLB Has Made Their First Proposal to the Players
MLB and the MLBPA have officially begun negotiating for baseball's return. This week could get UGLY, but how will the two sides be able to come together? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 13, 2020
142 | Delmon Young Loves Playing Overseas
Delmon Young talks about his relationship with Trevor Plouffe, skateboarding, being the No. 1 overall pick by the Rays, throwing a bat at an umpire, and playing overseas on this episode of Talkin' Baseball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 11, 2020
141 | Jeff Passan Discusses Trevor's Tidbit
ESPN's Jeff Passan jumped on the podcast to discuss Plouffe's reporting on baseball's potential return in June and July. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 08, 2020
140 | Trevor's Tidbits: Baseball's Back
The guys discuss Trevor Plouffe's report that baseball will reopen on July 1, with Spring Training 2.0 beginning on June 10. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 06, 2020
139 | Sean Doolittle Explains How the Nationals Learned to Have Fun
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May 04, 2020
138 | Lance Lynn Thought He Blew the 2011 World Series
Lance Lynn discusses coming up and relieving with St. Louis and the 2011 World Series run, hanging out on his farm, his stint with the Yankees, and reminds us how much talent is on the Texas Rangers roster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 01, 2020
137 | Baseball Will Be Back
Jeff Passan reports that baseball will be back in some capacity this season. He provided a couple of avenues for the return that we discuss on this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 29, 2020
136 | Tim Melville Went from BBQ to the Big Leagues
Rockies pilltosser Tim Melville went all the way off the rails with us on this interview. Check out the most wild episode of Talkin' Baseball yet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 27, 2020
135 | The Red Sox Received Their Punishment
MLB finally punished JT Watkins for his role in poisoning the Red Sox organization from the inside. Jomboy, Jake, and Plouffe provided their thoughts on the investigation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 24, 2020
134 | Trevor's Tidbits: The Three-City Plan
Plouffe lends some context to the AZ-FL-TX plan floating around for the 2020 MLB season, along with some new information in the negotiations with the Players' Association and the minor leagues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 22, 2020
133 | Trevor Williams Breaks Down the Pirates-Reds Brawl
Pirates righty Trevor Williams sat down to talk about last year's brawl with the Reds, being traded by the Marlins, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 20, 2020
132 | Asking the Expert on Juiced Balls
Dr. Meredith Wills joined the program to discuss the way that MLB baseballs have been altered over the past few years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 17, 2020
131 | Trevor's Got Tidbits
Plouffe offered up some tidbits he picked up around the league on the various proposals. What further financial implications could make baseball's return more challenging? Did you guys see the NBA HORSE contest? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 15, 2020
130 | Jason Kendall Called Pitches From Left Field
Former Catcher Jason Kendall joined Jomboy, Jake, and Trevor Plouffe to discuss his stolen bases, the '06 Athletics, and calling a game from left field. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 13, 2020
129 | Players Who Only Got One Game in the Bigs with Jacob Kornhauser
We had Jacob Kornhauser join us to talk about his book, Cup of Coffee Club, which chronicles the tales of players who only ever got one game in the big leagues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 10, 2020
128 | MLB is Considering a May Start
Jeff Passan reported that MLB is considering a start in May, but there are many hurdles that would need to be cleared in order to make it happen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 07, 2020
127 | Catcher Drew Butera was Born to Pitch
Drew Butera talked with the guys about his time as a roommate with Plouffe, catching the last out of the World Series, and working through quarantine boredom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 06, 2020
126 | Astros Suspensions Do Not Carry Over to 2021
AJ Hinch and Jeff Luhnow's suspensions will count even if there is no 2020 season. How much of a 2020 season do we expect? The guys also answer your twitter questions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 03, 2020
125 | Brian Dozier Loves Taking Off His Shirt
Brian Dozier joined the show to discuss how he developed his power, working out with a propane tank, why taking off his shirt became a rallying cry for him, and much much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 01, 2020
124 | Jason Kipnis Chats About Big Post Season Moments, His Walk-Off Hits & The Astros Cheating
Jason Kipnis joined us to talk about his new house in Chicago, big play-off moments in his career, his first hit being a walk-off, the Indians big win streak, the Astros cheating and a bunch of other stuff Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 30, 2020
123 | MLB and The Players Come to an Agreement
123 | MLB and The Players Come to an Agreement Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 27, 2020
122 | Rhys Hoskins Joins to Talk About his HR Splurge in 2017, Playing LF, New regime in Phillies Camp & His Slow HR trot
Rhys Hoskins Joins to Talk About his HR Splurge in 2017, Playing LF, New regime in Phillies Camp & His Slow HR trot Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 26, 2020
121 | Jack Flaherty is Searching for a Hobby
Jack Flaherty discusses how the Cardinals are coping with the suspended season, his twitter lists, and his search for a new hobby. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 23, 2020
120 | New York Yankees | Profile & Projection
SURPRISE! Our fans voted the Yankees as the top team team in Major League Baseball. We wrap up the Team Profile & Projections by discussing what the Yanks have to do to get over the hump and capture their 28th World Series title. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 22, 2020
119 | Los Angeles Dodgers | Profile & Projection
The Dodgers are good. Like REALLY good. With all of the right pieces in place, the pressure will be on manager Dave Roberts to lead the franchise to its first World Series title since 1988. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 21, 2020
118 | Houston Astros | Profile & Projection
Astros fans... look away. Jomboy and Jake are previewing your team's 2020 season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 20, 2020
117 | What Happens to the 2020 Contracts?
What happens with players on a contract year? Does the service time get rearranged? pushed back? Will Mookie only be a Dodger for 80 games? What about players with incentives in their contracts? We tried to figure it all out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 19, 2020
116 | Atlanta Braves | Profile & Projection
The Atlanta Braves have solidified themselves as one of the best teams in baseball over the past two seasons. But will they be able to get through what might be the best MLB division and make noise in the playoffs? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 18, 2020
115 | Washington Nationals | Profile & Projection
The reigning champs let Anthony Rendon walk, brought back Stephen Strasburg, and plugged holes in the rest of the roster. How will they stack up in a revamped NL East? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 17, 2020
114 | Life Without Baseball
Talkin' the suspension of spring training, potential return dates, and the Trevor Bauer whiffle ball game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 16, 2020
113 | Minnesota Twins | Profile & Projection
The Twinkies! Plouffe joined us to talk about his beloved Twins. Are they for real? Can they make a splash in the playoff this time? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 15, 2020
112 | Tampa Bay Rays | Profile & Projection
Tampa was a tough out for Houston in the ALDS last season. Do the Rays have enough dudes in this lineup to take them to the next level? Let's talk about their chances this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 14, 2020
111 | Oakland Athletics | Profile & Projection
The Oakland A's got to another wild card game but couldn't advance. Then they didn't do much in the offseason. So do we think the Athletics take a step forward this year? Let's talk about it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 13, 2020
110 | Understanding New Age Baseball Terms
What actually is launch angle, spin rate, and tunneling? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 12, 2020
109 | St. Louis Cardinals | Profile & Projection
The NL Central champs are back and looking for more this year. Are the Cardinals still the team to beat in this division? Let's break it down and talk it over. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 11, 2020
108 | Philadelphia Phillies | Profile & Projection
The Fightin Phils have reloaded and they look good at this time of year again. Do we think the moves made this offseason take the Phillies to the next level? Let's talk about it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 10, 2020
107 | Soto & Flaherty contracts, Yelich Extenstion & Cavan Biggio Interview
Juan Soto and Jack Flaherty both get raises that dont reflect how good they are because baseball! Yelich gets paid paid. Cavan Biggio joined the show to talk about his baseball life! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 09, 2020
106 | Cincinnati Reds | Profile & Projection
Cincinnati is up next! The Reds are the family feud answer for winners of the offseason this year, but did they really do enough? They brought in Moustakas, Castellanos, and Akiyama on top of adding Bauer and Sonny Gray in 2019. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 08, 2020
105 | Milwaukee Brewers | Profile & Projection
The Milwaukee Brewers had an active offseason, adding a lot of bodies but losing Yasmani Grandal and Gio Gonzalez. Are they ready to take the next step? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 07, 2020
104 | Boston Red Sox | Profile & Projection
No more Mookie, no more Price, no more Cora. New GM. New Manager. They picked up some Verdugo, Pillar, Pawlecki and some prospects. They still have a ton of talent on the roster but the vibes couldnt be worse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 06, 2020
103 | Life of A Pro Baseball Player & Interview With Jake Odorizzi
What is the lifestyle of a pro baseball player really like? How do the hotels, plane rides and travel days really work? What was Trevor Plouffes alias. Do they really need alias'? why? Also we sat down with Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi to talk about pitching and baseball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 05, 2020
102 | Chicago White Sox | Profile & Projection
The Chicago White Sox went out and locked up a whole bunch of guys this offseason. They are officially in compete mode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 04, 2020
101 | Chicago Cubs | Profile & Projection
The Cubbies have a new manager and a lot of talent on the roster. Can they take over the NL Central again? They have to guys to do it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 03, 2020
100 | Pirates Pitcher Jameson Taillon Chats About His Call up, His Injuries & His love for Coffee
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Mar 02, 2020
99 | New York Mets | Profile & Projection
The New York Mets are up next. They've made some moves to sure up this already talented roster. Yoenis Cespedes returns. Dellin Betances comes over. Are these new Mets going to be the same old Mets? Let's talk about em. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 01, 2020
98 | Cleveland Indians | Profile & Projection
Cleveland, rocks! Your Indians are up next. Francisco Lindor is still here. What's in store for this club in 2020? We'll dive into it. Let's talk baseball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 29, 2020
97 | Arizona Diamondbacks | Profile & Projection
The Arizona Diamondbacks made some big moves this off season. They landed Sterling Marte, signed a familiar opponent in Madison Bumgarner, and added Kole Calhoun to the club. Will the Dbacks be able to compete with the Dodgers in the NL West? Let's talk about it.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 28, 2020
96 | MLB Prop Bets and Interview with Austin Meadows & Ryan Yarbrough
MLB Prop Bets and Interview with Austin Meadows & Ryan Yarbrough Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 27, 2020
95 | Los Angeles Angels | Profile & Projection
The Los Angeles Angels made some moves to help Mike Trout this off season. World Series Champ Anthony Rendon is on board. Ohtani is back. Will the Angels compete and make the postseason this year? We’re talking about it.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 26, 2020
94 | San Diego Padres | Profile & Projection
The San Diego Daddies got some talent over there. There will be some position battles in Spring Training. Tatis Jr. and Machado will be fun to watch for a full year. Let’s talk about the Padres.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 25, 2020
93 | Chat With Max Fried & Dansby Swanson, Braves Camp & Some Signings
The boys have been to Yankees camp, Braves camp and Rays camp. They talk about their time in Florida. They chat with Max Fried and Dansby Swanson from the Braves and discuss some recent signings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 24, 2020
92 | Texas Rangers | Profile & Projection
The Rangers made some moves this off season! Traded for Kluber. Signed Lyles, Gibson and Frazier. They're looking to entertain the folks coming to the new stadium. We're talking all about who they lost, who they gained, who their top prospects are and the rest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 23, 2020
91 | Toronto Blue Jays | Profile & Projection
The Baby Jays! The first team that I think comes with an excited fan base on our list. A lot of young talent. An offseason were they acquired guys to take that next step. It may be a fun season in Toronto. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 22, 2020
90 | Colorado Rockies | Profile & Projection
We're talkin about Jakes Rocks today. We talk about the guys they brought in (no none). The guys they lost. Who may be a deadline trade piece. Their projected win total and what prospects they have down in the farm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 21, 2020
89 | Best Combo 5-tool Player in the Bigs, Cole vs Votto & more twitter questions
Live from Tampa (Plouffe in LA) we answered some twitter questions. New Rules. Best 5 tool combo player, you get 1 tool from a guy. A team full of Coles vs a team full of Vottos, who wins? And more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 20, 2020
88 | San Francisco Giants | Profile & Projection
No more Bochy no more Bumgarner no more attempting to win? The San Francisco Giants are in full rebuild mode. We talk about the guys they brought in. The guys they lost. Theyre projected win total and what prospects they have down in the farm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 19, 2020
87 | Seattle Mariners | Profile & Projection
The Seattle Mariners have always confused Jomboy. Are they rebuilding? Are they trying to win? Are they signing everyone and then trading everyone? It feels like they may finally have a plan. The boys discuss it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 18, 2020
86 | Baseball is Burning
We had a hell of a weekend. First the Astros owner Crane, held a press conference that was a total failure. Big name players like Kris Bryant, Cody Bellinger, spoke out in distaste for the Astros and the commissioners ruling. Carlos Correa defended his teams honor in a WWE promo interview. The commissioner then held a press conference himself, which was equally a disaster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 17, 2020
85 | Kansas City Royals | Profile & Projection
These Royals are bad. Surprisingly bad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 16, 2020
84 | Miami Marlins | Profile & Projection
Let's talk about this Miami Marlins team. They added a bunch of Major League talent to the squad this year. What are they up to? Who did they add? Who did they lose? What prospects do you need to know and who may be moved at the deadline? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 15, 2020
83 | Pittsburgh Pirates | Profile & Projection
Let's talk about this Pittsburgh Pirates team. It was a busy offseason, in a way. New GM. New Manager. Some Trades. What are they up to? Who did they add? Who did they lose? What prospects do you need to know and who may be moved at the deadline? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 14, 2020
82 | The New Playoff Format
MLB sent out a new proposal that expands the playoffs and has the top seeds picking their opponent like a reality TV show. Plouffe and Jomboy discuss if they are into it or against it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 13, 2020
81 | Detroit Tigers | Profile & Projection
Let's talk about this Detroit Tigers team. They're bad! What are they up to? Who did they add? Who did they lose? What prospects do you need to know and who may be moved at the deadline? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 12, 2020
80 | Baltimore Orioles | Profile & Projection
Let's talk about this Baltimore Orioles team. You guys voted them as the worst team going into the 2020 season. Why? What are they up to? Who did they add? Who did they lose? What prospects do you need to know and who may be moved at the deadline? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 11, 2020
79 | The New Mookie Trade, Twins Trade & Rays Trade
Mookie, Price & Cash to the Dodgers. Verdugo, Downs & Wong to the Red Sox Graterol to the Dodgers Maeda to the Twins Rays and Padres trade Pagan and Margot Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 10, 2020
78 | CBA For Dummies: The Business Side of Baseball
Plouffe came on to discuss the upcoming CBA and how close or far baseball is to going on strike. We also heard from special guest, Kyle Gibson on the matter! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 06, 2020
77 | Mookie & Price to the Dodgers in a Trade Bonanza
Mookie and Price to LA. Verdugo & Graterol to Boston. Maeda to Minnesota. Joc to Anaheim. Rengifo to LA. What? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 05, 2020
76 | Mookie Trade is Coming, Starling Marte Trade, & Some other Small Moves
Mookie Betts trade is imminent. The Diamondbacks acquired outfielder Starling Marte from the Pirates. The Twins have reached an agreement to sign Jhoulys Chacin. The Cubs have agreed to terms with righty Jeremy Jeffress. Our Spring Training schedule! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 03, 2020
75 | What is Spring Training Really Like?
We peppered Plouffe with questions about Spring Training? Is it fun? Is it awful? How long is it fun until its awful? Are position battles real and was he ever part of one? Which stadium has the worst facilities? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 30, 2020
74 | Castellanos to the Reds, Ozuna to the Braves & Zimmerman back with the Nationals
The Reds signed Nick Castellanos to a 4 year 64 million deal. They know have about 20 outfielders. The Nationals signed Ryan Zimmerman to a 1 year, 2 million deal. They know have about 20 infielders. The Braves signed Marcell Ozuna. The Mets hired Luis Rojas as manager. The Astros have interviewed 9 candidates for their manager position. We go through each team and figure out which ones are trying to win in 2020 and which ones are not. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 27, 2020
73 | The Minor League Contraction Proposal: Good or Bad?
MLB plans to eliminate 42 minor league teams and restructure the entire industry. Its a hot topic that a lot of people feel strongly about. We tried to talk about every side of the situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 23, 2020
72 | Donaldson, Frazier & Chirinos Sign, Cora & Beltran Fired
Todd Frazier and Chirinos signed with the Rangers. Donaldson signed with the Twins. Ivan Nova to the Tigers which made Jake rethink the Bundy trade even more. Cora and Beltran step down and The Astros speak to the media for the first time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 20, 2020
71 | Buzzers
Beltran steps down as Mets manager. Rumors of buzzers ramp up and the entire baseball world is kinda spinning right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 17, 2020
70 | Live From Santa Monica with Jack Flaherty & Trevor Plouffe
We talked about Jacks dominant second half, shaking off Yadi for the first time, facing his HS buddy in the playoffs, the new rule changes and the Astros cheating scandal. Live Q&A from the audience for the second half. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 15, 2020
69 | Astros Punishment Gut Reaction!!
Luckily we were in the same airbnb in LA with the mics ready to go. We went live as soon as we saw the Rosenthal tweet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 13, 2020
68 | Dallas Braden & Jared Carrabis from Starting 9 Joined Us At Winter Meetings to Talk Some Baseball
We talked about some new rules and changes to baseball. How 'new media' is helping the game? Are the Red Sox trying? Will the Yankees get Cole (Spoiler: they did) and a bunch of other fun stuff. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 13, 2020
67 | The Red Sox Have Been Said to Cheated in 2018 via Replay Room with Trevor Plouffe
We brought in ex MLB player and friend of the program, Trevor Plouffe to discuss the new allegations against the Red Sox for using the replay room to decode catchers signs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 07, 2020
66 | Wild Boars, Nationals Sign 3 Guys & White Sox Lineup is Set?
Céspedes got chased by a wild boar. The Nationals have signed Will Harris, Starlin Castro and Asdrúbal Cabrera. The league has issued German an 81-game suspension. The Angels have agreed to a one-year, $6.85MM deal with catcher Jason Castro. The White Sox have reached a long-term agreement with center field prospect Luis Robert. The Twins singed Homer Bailey and Rich Hill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 06, 2020
65 | White Sox get Keuchel & Edwin, Toronto Grabs Ryu
Keuchel signs a three-year deal worth $55.5 million with the White Sox. The Blue Jays have formally announced the signing of Hyun-Jin Ryu, to a 4 year, 80MM contract. Jays also sign Shun Yamaguchi, Roark and Chase Anderson. The White Sox have reached an agreement to sign veteran slugger Edwin Encarnacion. The Mets get Betances. Diamonbacks get Calhoun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 30, 2019
64 | Interview with MLB Agent Joshua Kusnick
Kusnick joined us at winter meetings to discuss the state of baseball, if a labor strike is still imminent, what he thinks about the newest signings and the money being doled out. Josh is a fantastic source of insight and allows us to hear what the agent side of baseball is all about. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 23, 2019
63 | Jordan & Jake of Cespedes Family BBQ joined us to talk about... (shrug) but its a great time!
We sat down with the Cespedes Family BBQ crew who is alot like us. Two young guys putting out content and doing their best to let people know that baseball is fun. I'd say the conversation got off the rails but I'm not sure it ever started on the rails. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 18, 2019
62 | Stras, Cole, Bum & Rendon get signed. Kluber gets traded. A bunch of other moves made as well
Strasburg to the Nats. Cole to the Yankees. D-Backs sign Madison Bumgarner. Rangers trade for Kluber. Mets sign Michael Wacha. Dodgers sign Blake Treinen. Angels Sign Rendon. Tigers sign Austin Romine. Rays sign Yoshitomo Tsutsugo. Phillies sign Didi Gregorius. Red Sox sign Martin Perez. Yankees re-sign Gardner. Mets sign Rick Porcello. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 16, 2019
61 | Baseball Brit, Joey Mellows Quit his Job and Spent 2019 traveling America and going to MLB Games
We sat down with Joey Mellows, a British baseball fan who quit his job to do a full American baseball tour in 2019. He went to 148 baseball games, saw every stadium and all kinda of American cities. We were fascinated to hear such a fresh perspective on the sport that has been engrained with us since we were children. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 13, 2019
60 | Wheeler to Philly, Hamels to Atlanta, Mets Being Sold
the stove is hot! Moustakas to the Reds. Hamels to the Braves. Wheeler to the Phillies. Bundy to the Orioles. Profar to the Padres. The Mets are being sold. The Rangers showed off their new stadium. A ton of guys got non tendered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 05, 2019
59 | Trevor Plouffe
Trevor Plouffe joined us to talk about his career in MLB, the Astros cheating scandal, changes he thinks should be implemented, how he got good at baseball, how hot his wife is and some other stuff. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 04, 2019
58 | Brewers & Padres Trade, Pomeranz, Gomes & Gibson Get Signed
Padres sign Pomeranz. The Nationals have agreed to re-sign free-agent catcher Yan Gomes to a two-year, $10MM contract. The Rangers agreed to a three-year, $30MM pact with free-agent right-hander Kyle Gibson. The Mariners have agreed to a one-year deal with Kendall Gravemen. The Padres and Brewers have broken open a quiet trade market with an interesting swap of young big leaguers. Outfielder Trent Grisham and righty Zach Davies are heading to San Diego, with second baseman Luis Urias and southpaw Eric Lauer going to Milwaukee in exchange. Pirates Hire Derek Shelton As Manager (Twins lose entire staff) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 02, 2019
57 | The Orlando Dreamers, Grandal & Abreu to ChiTown, d'Arnaud to Atlanta
The Orlando Dreamers put in their bid to get an MLB team. The White Sox and Braves are the only two teams signing free agents. The Dodgers say they are in on the big names but not really and Jake tries to guess the Miami Marlins depth chart. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 26, 2019
56 | Pirates Hire Cherington, Rule 5 Draft & Astros Update
The Astros scandal rolls on. The Pirates hire ex Red Sox and Blue Jay, Ben Cherington and we talk about the Rule 5 Draft and how it works. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 18, 2019
55 | Astros Update, Cy Young & MVP Winners Announced & Some Moves
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Nov 15, 2019
54 | Astros Cheating, Kapler hired, Manger and Rookie of the Year Awards
The Houston Astros have been accused of cheating by filming the catchers signs. Gabe Kapler get hired by the San Francisco Giants as manager. The Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year winners have been announced. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 13, 2019
53 | Best Free Agent Fits, Giants Hire a GM, Lindor Trade Talk
Some news from around the league, where we think some free agents fit best and twitter questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 11, 2019
The Myth of the Man Behind Baseball
Season 6 of Laughs from the Past debuts today and it is all about Baseball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 05, 2019
52 | New Managers and Free Agents
We deep dove into the new managerial hires and the top free agents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 04, 2019
51 | The Washington Nationals are World Series Champions
The Nats stayed in the fight and won it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 31, 2019
50 | The Nats Win Game 6, Bat Runs, Interference & An Ejection
We had a crazy game 6! Running the bat to the first base coach, big home runs, interference calls and an ejection! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 30, 2019
49 | Gerrit Cole Shuts Down The Nats in Game 5
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Oct 28, 2019
48 | The Series is All Tied Up At Two
The Astros walked in to Washington and won back to back games. Urquidy gives a great performance. Bregman hits a grand slam to blow the game open. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 27, 2019
47 | Astros Take Game 3 in DC
Astros Take Game 3 in DC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 26, 2019
46 | Nationals Win Big in Game 2
Nationals go up 2-0, taking both games on the road against Verlander and Cole. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 24, 2019
45 | Nationals Take Game 1 of the World Series
Juan Soto stepped into the spotlight and shined bright. A couple small breaks helped keep the Astros at bay. Nats take game 1. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 23, 2019
44 | Astros Beat the Yanks & WS Game 1 Preview
Astros beat the Yankees on a walk-off home run to go to the World Series. We preview game 1 of the World Series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 22, 2019
43 | The Yankees Live to See Another Game
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Oct 19, 2019
42 | Astros Take Game 4 and a 3-1 Lead
Sadness abounds for us Yankee fans and the Yankees play a brutal game 4. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 18, 2019
41 | Cole Blanks the Yanks & Nats Sweep
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Oct 16, 2019
40 | Nats go up 3-0, Yanks face Cole in Game 3
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Oct 15, 2019
39 | Astros Walk off the Yankees & NLCS Game 3 Preview

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Oct 14, 2019
38 | Nats Go up 2-0 & Yanks blank the Stros
The Cardinals got no-hit for 6 Innings again allowing the Nats to go up 2-0. Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees punch the Astros In the face and win game 1.

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Oct 13, 2019
37 | Anibal Sanchez Shuts Down the Cards & Preview ALCS G1 & NLCS G2
Anibal Sanchez flirted with a no-hitter. Soto shuffled all over the batter's box. Scherzer vs Waino for game 2 and Tanaka vs Greinke for game 1. 

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Oct 12, 2019
36 | Astros Beat the Rays & NLCS Game 1 Preview
Gerrit Cole Is Insane. Astros move onto the ALCS. We preview NLCS Game 1. 

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Oct 11, 2019
35 | Dodgers and Braves are Out, Nats & Cards Are In
The Cardinals scored 10 run In the first Inning and blew the Braves away. The Nationals waited a little longer to rip the Dodgers hearts out. A 10th Inning grand slam and some brutal managing ends the Dodgers season. We also preview game 5 vs the Astros and Rays. 

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Oct 10, 2019
34 | Three Game Fives Coming Our Way

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Oct 09, 2019
33 | Yankees Advance, Rays Stay Alive & NLDS are going to Game 5
The Rays, Nationals and Cardinals avoid elimination. The Twins do not. 

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Oct 08, 2019
32 | Braves Come Back in the 9th, Dodgers Bats Come Alive

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Oct 07, 2019
31 | Astros & Yanks Both Go Up 2-0

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Oct 06, 2019
30 | NLDS Game 2s & ALDS Game 1s
The Rays dropped the ball to the Astros and lost game 1. The Yankees took care of the Twins. Strasburg and Folty handled the Dodgers and Braves with ease.

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Oct 05, 2019
29 | NLDS Game 1s | Dodgers & Cards Win
The Dodgers beat the Nationals. The Braves lost to the Cardinals. Acuna didn't run out of the box, the Braves bullpen blew It. The Nationals bullpen also blew It. We previewed the four games today.

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Oct 04, 2019
28 | AL Wild Card Recap & NLDS Previews
The Rays beat the A's In a lackluster affair. The Braves host the Cardinals and the Dodgers host the Nationals. 

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Oct 03, 2019
27 | NL Wild Card Recap & AL Wild Card Preview
The Nationals came back In the 8th Inning to beat the Brewers In a great wild card game. The Rays are In Oakland ready to take on the A's. Sean Manea vs Charlie Morton. We talk matchups, and what we are watching out for. 

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Oct 02, 2019
26 | Nats vs Brewers Wild Card Preview
Starting pitchers, lineups, bullpens, strategies and what we think the path to victory for each team Is.

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Oct 01, 2019
25 | Sept 30 | Playoffs Are Coming & Managers are Goin
Maddon, Hurdle and Ausman are out. There are now six open spots for managers in 2020. The Indians missed the playoffs entirely and the Cardinals held on to win the NL Central. The Cubs had some fun despite not reaching their goal, and we talk about the postseason matchups. 
Sep 30, 2019
24 | Sept 23 | And There Is Only One Race Left
The National league spots are locked up. Brewers and Nationals are in a battle to host the wild card. The Rays and Indians are locked up for the second wild card. Andy Green gets fired and Ned Yost Retires. 
Sep 23, 2019
23 | Sept 20th | Wild Card Races Are WILD
The Cubs and Brewers are tied for the 2nd wild card. The Rays and Indians are tied for the second wild card. The Brewers have won 12 of their last 14. Things are gonna get wild. 
Sep 20, 2019
22 | Sept 16th | Mets & Dodgers Have Fun, Cubs Go Off, Twins beat CLE
The Dodgers and Mets played three close games of good baseball. The Twins took care of business in Cleveland. The Cubs bats slaughtered the Pirates and the Oakland A's have won 6 straight.
Sep 16, 2019
21 | Sept 13th | Amazin Mets, Brewers without Yelich & Indians Climbing
The wild card races got interesting again. Yelich is out for the season. We've got two braves on slump watch and two En Fuego. 
Sep 13, 2019
19 | Sept 9th | Dombrowski Fired & Rays getting healthy

The Red Sox parted ways with Dave Dombrowski, The Diamondbacks and Brewers crept back into the wild card race and the Rays are about to get a lot of arms back. 

Sep 09, 2019
18 | September 6th | Nats Crazy Comeback & Brothers Moran

The Cubs get Contreras and Zobrist back. The Phillies schedule looks bleak! Brother Moran battle it out. The AL wild-card race is gonna be fun!

Sep 06, 2019
17 | Sept 2nd | No-Hitter and Get off My Mound
Sep 02, 2019
16 | August 30th | So Many People Got Mad

The Cubs swept the Mets, The Twins and Indians both sweep, The Cardinals take care of the Brewers. Verlander and Reddick get ejected. Broxton hits the ump in the face with his batting glove. 

Aug 30, 2019
15 | August 29th | Sister Cities

We took a look at the remaining schedules to find out what fanbases are teaming up to help each other make the playoffs. 

Aug 29, 2019
14 | Aug 26th | Players Weekend, NYY vs LAD, Cards Sweep, Cubs get Swept

Ugly uniforms and big results. The Cubs and Mets get swept. The Nationals, Braves, and Cards do some sweeping. Cleveland and Twins both win series. Rays lose ground and Oakland loses two.

Aug 26, 2019
13 | Aug 23rd | A's, Mets, Braves & Dodgers all Sweep

Most of the good teams won in the NL and most of the good teams lost in the AL. A lot of sweeps. Some gas station boner pills. Some big slumps and huge en fuego streaks. 

Aug 23, 2019
12 | August 19th | Acuna Pulled, Yankees Ejected, Twins back on top

Pete Alonso hit his 40th home run, breaking the NL rookie record. Acuna got pulled from a game after not running out of the box. The Twins reclaim first place for their own and the Cubs and Cards stay tied.

Aug 19, 2019
11 | August 16th | Central Races Rage On

The Cubs got swept by the Phillies and a walk-off grand slam by Harper. The NL Central is tied up again. The Blue Jays are going to play spoiler down the road and we're excited about it. Elevator Talk: Marlins.

Aug 16, 2019
11 | August 12th | Indians now have a share of 1st, House Puked on the Mound, Jake Loves Acuna

The Cardinals got back to winning. The Astros lost a game to the Orioles, which is the biggest upset in MLB this year according to Vegas. Cleveland and Minnesota are now sharing first place. 

Aug 12, 2019
10 | August 9th | Mets Magic, Indians Gaining Ground & Field of Dreams

The Mets are 12-1 in their last 13 and in contention for the wild card. The Indians have almost caught up to the Twins for the NL Central. The Cubs secure more room in first place. MLB announced Field of Dreams game and mroe. 

Aug 09, 2019
9 | Aug 5th | Astros No-Hitter, Cubs back in 1st & Awards

In the AL the good teams swept and the floundering got swept. In the NL the central got shuffled once again. The Astros threw a combined no-hitter. Two new dads faced off on National TV. Awards, Slump Watch and Elevator Talk!

Aug 05, 2019
8 | Aug 2 | Trades & Brawls

We talked about the trades made at the deadline. The brawl between the Pirates and the Reds. The Mets magical run. The Pirates being so bad. En Fuego, Slump Watch and the rest.

Aug 02, 2019
7 | July 29th | Stroman Trade, Bauer Throw, Slump Watch

Marcus Stroman got traded to the Mets, what is their next move? The Rays made some trades with the Blue Jays and the Indians. Trevor Bauer threw a ball over the centerfield wall. There were a ton of walk-offs and the wild card races are starting to shape out.

Jul 29, 2019
6 | July 26th | Days Away from the Deadline, Standings Shuffle & Who Got Mad?

Stroman, Minor, and others potentially make their last start before the deadline. SF Giants magic continues, Angel’s sweep freeway series for the first time ever and a lot of people got mad.

Jul 26, 2019
5 | July 22nd | Trade Targets, NL/AL Reports & Elevator Talk

Is this Giants magically run real? Will they sell at the deadline? The Cubs and Brewers are in a fun race. What teams are looking for what players? Slump watch, En Fuego, Awards and Elevator talk!

Jul 22, 2019
4| July 19th | Savages, Buyers & Sellers & Awards!

Aaron Boone gave one of the better ejection rants we've heard. The Dodgers and Phillies played a wild series full of drama. The Indians swept and the Rockies got swept which are big momentum changers. Awards, Slump Watch, Elevator talk and more.

Jul 19, 2019
3 | July 15th | Angels No-Hitter, Cashner & Bailey Trades & Past World Series Additions

Welcome to Talkin' Baseball! On today's show, we talked about the Angels no-hitter in their first home game since Skaggs passed away. We talked about the Cashner and Bailey trades. What additions past world series teams made at the deadline. Slump watch. Standout performances. Awards and Elevator talk!

Jul 15, 2019
2 | Marisnik Collision, Earthquake Game & Cerveli Retiring from Catching
Jul 12, 2019
1 | July 5th (TEST EP) | Who Should Sell, Joe Maddon Got Mad & Slump Watch
Jul 12, 2019