The MLBThisWeek Podcast

Sports bloggers, Rich Baxter and Gary Mack, give their opinions on the week that was in baseball and the week ahead for the best teams in pro baseball

MLBThisWeek Podcast – #080 – Super Bowl Sunday edition – Rose appears in Super Bowl ad – and more!

It’s the Super Bowl Sunday edition of the MLBThisWeek Show with Gary and Rich.

A whole lot of baseball news to talk about on Super Bowl Sunday, we’re talking about how the World Series could probably borrow a thing or two from the biggest game on earth.

It was Babe Ruth’s birthday yesterday, February 6th 1895, he was born.

Stories on baseball turf in Toronto for this season, and Pete Rose appearing in a big Super Bowl ad for William Hill mobile sports betting app for Nevada.

Here’s the video of the ad:

All of this and much more on this edition of the independent show we like to call MLBThisWeek.

MLBThisWeek Podcast – #079 – MLB London Opener 2017 – MySpace Wants Tim Lincecum – College Baseball to sell beer and more!

A great lineup of stories in baseball for this week’s show with Gary and Rich, we stream it live here on the website and would like you to join us on Sundays at 3PM Eastern until the baseball season starts up! Check out the topics in this edition:

MLB 2017 Opener in London?






The Society for American Baseball Research holds 7th Annual SABR Day 1-30-2016

MySpace founder wants to help bring back Lincecum to Giants

Florida State University to sell beer at their baseball games

Baseball star from the 1800’s first paid baseball Olympian?

MLBThisWeek Show #078 – Pete Rose makes the Hall of Fame – More NL DH Talk – Has Replay Gone Too Far

Pete Rose makes the Hall of Fame, it’s the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame not the one in Cooperstown, NY

Is the DH trying to creep into the National League, according to the commish, the answer is yes

Has Replay in baseball gone too far? According to an ESPN article recently, we talk about it

Cespedes signs with the Mets for 3 years

Mookie Betts is a baseball game cover boy

All of this and more on this edition of the MLBThisWeek Show with Gary and Rich

MLBThisWeek Show #077 – Scouts Getting Forced Out? – National League to get the DH rule soon? – Anthony Bosch is getting an early release – and more!

It’s the weekly show about baseball that we like to call the MLBThisWeek Show. We are an unofficial non-affiliated show that talks all about baseball.

Join Gary and Rich as they talk all about the stories that you may have missed in the week of baseball news.

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This week’s topics:

Scouts are getting forced out of baseball, what is happening here?

Is the NL poised to add the DH to the league? Some GM’s say maybe

Anthony Bosch is getting out of jail earlier thanks to some cooperation he gave to authorities

MLBThisWeek Show 076 – Happy New Year – Hall of Fame Vote is in – Baseball Hack-a-thon – New Stadium for Baseball?

It’s great to be back on the show, talking baseball on the show we like to call MLBThisWeek! Hope everyone’s holidays were great.

The Baseball Hall of Fame vote is in, Griffey and Piazza are now in the Hall, we’re talking all about it.

Offseason training for both MVP’s from 2015 are being shown on social media sites, Mike Trout and Bryce Harper doing monster workouts getting a lot of airplay.

Dave Henderson dies at 57 years old

A National stadium for the MLB?

Smoltz to join Buck in the Fox booth for 2016

All this and much more on our first show of 2016 with Gary and Rich talking baseball.

MLBThisWeek Podcast – Show 074 – Christmas Gifts for the Baseball fan – HOF Elects No One Again – The Cubs And Heyward Deal



It’s time for a new MLBThisWeek Podcast with Rich and Gary Mack, we would like to invite you to our Patreon page where you can help support the show!

On this show:

Christmas gifts for the baseball fan – some nice tips

The Baseball Hall of Fame doesn’t elect anyone from it’s Pre-1947 candidates, is it from a flawed election system they are using.

Jason Heyward signed a huge deal with the Cubs, but is he worth $184M or $23M per season?






MLBThisWeek Podcast – Show 072 – Awards finalists – Former Braves Pitcher Dies – David Ortiz in video game

Our final show before Thanksgiving, we preview the Awards Season for the top awards finalists as voted on by the BWOAA, and a whole lot of talk on all the other awards given out over the last week or so. Who will still win the remaining major awards? We give you our picks.

A former Braves pitcher, Tommy Hanson, dies in Atlanta at 29 years old.

Young GM’s in baseball are now highly educated, does this help the team win more games?

And a whole lot more on this independent look at baseball by your hosts, Rich Baxter and Gary Mack.

MLBThisWeek Podcast – Show 071 – Let the trades begin – Korean Player to Mystery MLB team – Cubbies Early Favorites

It’s the offseason, but that doesn’t mean that baseball went to sleep. It’s busier than ever in the off-season with the trading season about to begin with the start of the GM meetings. The meetings this year are in Boca Raton, Florida. Who will the the first big announced signings?

An MLB team has negotiated with a Korean team named Nexen for the rights to sign home run hitter, Byung-ho Park. Who will the team be? It’s supposed to be announced this upcoming week.

The Cubs had a great season last year, they are the early choice to get back to the series in 2016, we’ll talk all about it.