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A British take on Baseball. John, Tom, Ben, Darius, Rachel, Russell and Rob guide you through the goings on in MLB, Team GB and baseball around the world. Continue Reading >>
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Episode 294 - Brewing Up a Stinker John, Darius and Russell are joined by Nick Wright of LA Angels UK and MLB UK Community to break down a very weird trade deadline, dig into the misery of the Angels 2022 season and look ahead to the 2023 MLB London Series after the worst secret in baseball was finally confirmed with the Cubs and Cardinals announced as next summer's participants.
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Episode 294 - Brewing Up a Stinker John, Darius and Russell are joined by Nick Wright of LA Angels UK and MLB UK Community to break down a very weird trade deadline, dig into the misery of the Angels 2022 season and look ahead to the 2023 MLB London Series after the worst secret in baseball was finally confirmed with the Cubs and Cardinals announced as next summer's participants.
Episode 293 - CC Sabathia on the Return of the London Series Major League Baseball is returning to London on June 24th-25th 2023. Cy Young and World Series winner CC Sabathia, who was part of the Yankees team that participated in the first London Series, joins the show to discuss his experience during that series, his thoughts on the current Yankees team, and what he's been up to since retiring, as well as some extremely instant Juan Soto trade reaction.
Episode 292 - The Sotoing Hat A packed roster for a packed schedule, as the guys chat about Mike Trout's unpronouncable back condition, Big Papi's reefers, and try to pick the bones out of a Soto deal to - well - anywhere, before rounding it off by breaking down the trade deadline for all 30 teams.
Episode 291 - Real Mute...Oh John, Russell, Darius and Rob are here for a bumper catch-up pod featuring everything from Home Run Derby X to, err, the Home Run Derby.They also chat about Gabe Rincones being drafted by the Phillies, a raft of Canada opt-outs, Bobby Manfred loving the taste of leather and speculate wildly about next weekend's trade deadline.
Episode 290 - Adrian Gonzalez, Live from Home Run House Five-time MLB All-Star and Home Run Derby X participant Adrian Gonzalez joins Ben live at Home Run House to talk about his HRDX participation and his MLB career. The first HRDX event is in Crystal Palace Park from 12pm on Saturday 9th July. Find out more about HRDX at https://www.mlb.com/HomeRunDerbyX
Episode 289 - All Caps* Russell and Darius break down the first proper baseball brawl for years before marvelling at Aaron Judge and the Yankees. They then go in-depth on the All-Star voting and, more importantly, All-Star cap designs.
Episode288 - Tate Gillespie Joins the Show Pitcher Tate Gillespie joins the show to discuss his trip from D1 hyped high-school pitcher to pitching in Europe, taking in recovery from a ball-induced head-injury, help from Brock Holt and Brandon McCarthy and his enduring friendship with London Mets stud Andy Cosgrove.We also touch on Tate's new job in the world of 'NIL' and discuss its impact on college baseball.This is a brilliant baseball story. Don't miss it!
Episode 287 - Charlie Hill (VP International, MLB) Returns Charlie Hill, the brains behind the MLB London Series, is back for his first appearance in 5 years! We chat about the new partnership between MLB and London, the ideas behind Home Run Derby X and MLB's renewed commitment to grassroots baseball and a talent pipeline for European players, working with BSUK.
Episode 286 - Home Run Derby X Preview (ft Nick Swisher, Spencer Owen and Paige Halstead In our mega preview of Home Run Derby X - which is coming to London on Saturday July 9th - John chats to Yankees legend Nick Swisher about renewing the sport's oldest rivalry, his pivotal role in baseball's greatest book and what's changed for the juggernaut 2022 Bombers; to Spencer Owen about training to convert from semi-pro footballer to professional bomb blaster, and about the lessons MLB can learn from his guerrilla approach to soccer; and finally from Paige Halstead about translating from softball to baseball and the importance of visibility and opportunity for women in the latter sport.We'll have another great pod for you on Friday covering both HRDX and the future of MLB and the wider sport in Europe - watch this space!
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