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The Athletic's flagship baseball podcast features some of the best writers and thinkers in the game. With rumors, analytics, trivia, prospects, and big name interviews, we've got you covered from Spring Training through the World Series. MONDAY: Starkville with Jayson Stark & Doug Glanville | TUESDAY: The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig | WEDNESDAY: No Bunts with Tas Melas and Joel MacMillan | THURSDAY: Derek VanRiper, Britt Ghiroli and Eno Sarris | FRIDAY: DVR & Keith Law | Plus On Deck with Levi Weaver and Stephen Nesbitt on Monday and Thursday mornings.

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Jenny Cavnar is making MLB history as the first female primary play-by-play voice in league history. She's the new voice of the Oakland A's. Based in Colorado, she's been on a whirlwind tour since the announcement but made a stop in Starkville. She talks about blazing a trail, who helped her along the way, how she juggles the job with being a mom and much much more. Trivia from Sean Mason: Name five of the seven players with 500 home runs who did not win an MVP Award. In the Doug-out: Doug remembers back on one of his experiences of being sent back to the minors from Spring Training and how the experience has stuck with him. Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonst Follow Doug on Twitter: @DougGlanville Follow Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Stephen Nesbitt is in for Marc this episode. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys talk about Anthony Rendon's comments about baseball not being his top priority, is Scott Boras biffing it for the Boras 4 and the issues with the new jerseys debuting this season. -Follow Andy on X/Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on X/Twitter: @MarcCarig -Follow Grant on X/Twitter: @GrantBrisbee -Follow Stephen on X/Twitter: @stephenjnesbitt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Kyle Schwarber is back and NOT on a golf course this time! The Phillies slugger reflects on coming so close to winning it all the last two years and how hard it is to win the World Series. He also discusses the Phils' offseason, batting leadoff and the best advice he ever heard. The guys wrap it up with rapid fire. Trivia from Adam Reiter: Two hall of famers besides Adrian Beltre who played at least 500 games for three different franchises In the Doug-out: After Travis Kelce yelled at Andy Reid on the sidelines of the Super Bowl, Doug remembers one of his favorite coach relationship, that started rocky. Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonst Follow Doug on Twitter: @DougGlanville Follow Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
With the recent release of 2024 playoff odds from FanGraphs, Stephen and DVR attempt to identify three teams that will improve their odds of reaching the postseason at the All-Star break, and three teams that will see their playoff odds decline during that span.  Follow Stephen on Twitter @stephenjnesbitt Follow DVR on Twitter @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys talk about the Orioles finally make a move to get more starting pitching, the PECOTA projected standings and they give their Super Bowl predictions. -Follow Andy on X/Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on X/Twitter: @MarcCarig -Follow Grant on X/Twitter: @GrantBrisbee *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Billy Wagner missed election into the Baseball Hall of Fame by five votes and has one year left on the ballot. He took some time to visit Starkville and talk about that and look back on his career with Jayson and Doug. Trivia from Ben Remis: Besides, Joe Mauer and Todd Helton, name the other seven Hall of Famers since 2010 who played their entire careers for one team. In the Doug-out, Doug shares stories of the Hall of Fame class of 2024 Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonst Follow Doug on Twitter: @DougGlanville Follow Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Eno, Britt & DVR discuss the Astros’ addition of Josh Hader, and wonder how much longer the championship window will stay open in Houston with free agency looming for Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve. Plus, they look at a handful of other recent free agent signings, and wonder if the reduced appetite for spending in Boston will be a one-year blip given their historical tendencies. Follow Britt on Twitter @Britt_Ghiroli Follow Eno on Twitter @enosarris Follow DVR on Twitter @DerekVanRiper *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys talk about relievers who think they can be starters, who has had the most disappointing offseason so far and we break down the Eagles getting knocked out of the NFL Playoffs. -Follow Andy on X/Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on X/Twitter: @MarcCarig -Follow Grant on X/Twitter: @GrantBrisbee *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Eno, DVR and Katie discuss Shōta Imanaga's move to the Cubs, and the next steps in the team's offseason as they aim to contend in the NL Central. Plus, they look at the Cards' winter thus far, including the recent addition of Chaim Bloom to the front office, before taking a quick trip around the rest of division.  Follow Katie on Twitter: @katiejwoo  Follow Eno on Twitter @enosarris Follow DVR on Twitter @DerekVanRiper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4-time World Series champion manager Bruce Bochy is back. Does he have a favorite team? What if he didn't come back? Does he think about the World Series? All that and much more. Trivia from Kyle Speicher: Name the three Rays hitters who were drafted by and played in the All-Star Game for the Rays In the Doug-out, Doug celebrates the changing of the running lane! Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonst Follow Doug on Twitter: @DougGlanville Follow Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys talk about Yamamoto signing with the Dodgers, Chris Sale traded to the Braves & sign a player palooza. -Follow Andy on X/Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on X/Twitter: @MarcCarig -Follow Grant on X/Twitter; @GrantBrisbee *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
DVR and Fabian Ardaya discuss the latest big move by the Dodgers -- the acquisition and extension of Tyler Glasnow -- an offseason that appears to be far from over. They discuss the Rays' return in the trade, the expectation of more moves to come from the Dodgers, their relative lack of postseason success despite steady regular season dominance, and the other teams trying to keep pace in the NL West. Plus, how long would *you* wait for In-N-Out? Follow Fabian on Twitter @FabianArdaya Follow DVR on Twitter @DerekVanRiper *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Give the gift of The Athletic this holiday season! A one-year gift subscription is just $19.99 at theathletic.com/baseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Eno, Britt and DVR discuss the latest intriguing details from Shohei Ohtani's unique contract with the Dodgers, plus the effort to bring Yoshinobu Yamamoto to Los Angeles. Additionally, they discuss Jung Hoo Lee's new deal with the Giants, Cody Bellinger as a likely more expensive alternative, and ways the Blue Jays and Angels might move forward with their offseason plans.  Follow Britt on Twitter @Britt_Ghiroli Follow Eno on Twitter @enosarris Follow DVR on Twitter @DerekVanRiper *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Give the gift of The Athletic this holiday season! A one-year gift subscription is just $19.99 at theathletic.com/baseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys talk about Shohei Ohtani signing with the Dodgers and what is the ripple effect it will have on MLB and other teams that missed out on him. -Follow Andy on X/Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on X/Twitter: @MarcCarig -Follow Grant on X/Twitter; @GrantBrisbee *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Starkville moves to Nashville and MLB's Winter Meetings this week. Former A's great Dave Stewart joins the show to talk about his efforts to bring baseball to Music City and who's to blame for the A's move out his home town, Oakland. He also tells stories of growing up in Oakland and sneaking into A's games and the history of his relationship with Reggie Jackson from childhood into his playing days and more. In the Doug-out, Doug pays tribute to Frank Howard with a great story from his playing days. Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonst Follow Doug on Twitter: @DougGlanville Follow Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMaster *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys are live from the Winter Meetings in Nashville and they talk about Dave Roberts comments on meetings with Othani, Verdugo traded to the Yankees & Stephen Nesbitt joins the show. -Follow Andy on X/Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on X/Twitter: @MarcCarig -Follow Grant on X/Twitter; @GrantBrisbee -Follow Stephen on X/Twitter: @stephenjnesbitt *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys are live from the Winter Meetings in Nashville and they talk about how everyone is waiting for the Ohtani domino to fall, the Mariners-Braves trade and the Céspedes Family BBQ guys join the show. -Follow Andy on X/Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on X/Twitter: @MarcCarig -Follow Grant on X/Twitter; @GrantBrisbee *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Eno, Britt and DVR discuss several potential bargains available via free agency this winter, and a few takeaways from the Class of 2024 Hall of Fame Ballot -- including the case for Joe Mauer, the ongoing debate about PED-ERA players, and Adrián Beltré's chances of being inducted to Cooperstown in Year 1 on the ballot.  Follow Britt on Twitter @Britt_Ghiroli Follow Eno on Twitter @enosarris Follow DVR on Twitter @DerekVanRiper Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome to The Roundtable with Grant Brisbee, Andy McCullough and Marc Carig. Each week, we will yammer about the biggest topics/stories in MLB. The guys talk about the Cardinals going shopping for pitching, what's the market for Cody Bellinger and give a Winter Meetings preview. -Follow Andy on X/Twitter: @ByMcCullough -Follow Marc on X/Twitter: @MarcCarig -Follow Grant on X/Twitter; @GrantBrisbee *Check out our YouTube page: youtube.com/@theathleticbaseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Will Sammon joins DVR in an attempt to predict where The Athletic's Top 15 remaining MLB free agents are likely to land over the course of the winter. Is Shohei Ohtani to the Dodgers inevitable? Which club in need of pitching will reach a deal with Yoshinobu Yamamoto? Will Blake Snell follow Bob Melvin to a division rival in the NL West? And, which teams looking for impactful position player upgrades end up with the likes of Cody Bellinger, Matt Chapman, and Rhys Hoskins? Follow DVR on Twitter @DerekVanRiper Follow Will on Twitter @WillSammon  Check out The Athletic's Roundtable Rankings for this winter's free-agent class: https://theathletic.com/5029170/2023/11/06/free-agents-mlb-list/ Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for the first year (through 11/27/23) at theathletic.com/baseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Randall Allen

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Aug 23rd
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Kenneth Browning

I was wondering if they were ever going to get around to talking about other teams than just the Dodgers. if you want to skip them drooling iver the Dodgers, you have to skip the first 15 minutes of this 51 minute show.

Feb 18th
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Anthony SomeguyVT

listened to all the post #worldseries breakdowns. this one is one of the very best! focus on all things lining up for the #braves to win the title- great review & highly recommended!

Dec 27th
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