MLBThisWeek Video Podcast

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

#019: The Hall of Fame Weekend Show

Rich had mic issues so it’s kind of hard to hear what is being said on that end, but we’re talking all about the Hall of Fame Weekend and everything that went on in the world of baseball this week. Join Gary and a muffled Rich as they talk all about the week of baseball.

Here’s some of the stories:


105 year-old Agnes McKee throws out first pitch at Padres game




Show #018 – After the All-Star Break for 2014

Streamed live on Jul 20, 2014
We talk about the All-Star Break and what Mike Metheny did to ruin the game for the National League.

The Home Run Derby is getting annoying, and we tell you our feelings about what is causing it to be dusty and old. Chris Berman, we love you but bring in someone new to give us a fresh perspective.

Pete Rose may be back in some fashion in next year’s baseball all-star game festivities. He’s been given the green light for participating as the Reds still honor Rose very highly.

All this and much more on this week’s show with Gary and Rich, talking some baseball.

Show #017 – It’s time for the All-Star Game for 2014

It’s the weekly podcast that talks all about baseball and some of the stories you may have missed.

Join Gary and Rich as they talk about the week that was in baseball.

It’s the 85th All Star Game on Tuesday night, we have some All-Star history talk about the game and when it was first broadcast nationally.

Another big name goes under the doctor’s care for a possible elbow surgery, Gary has that story.

A round up of the division leaders in the NL and AL is next, with some talk about those teams still in the hunt and who the hot stove might bring them.

All this and much more on this edition of the MLBThisWeek Show!

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#016 – MLB All-Star Starting Lineups Announced and more great baseball talk

This is the weekly video podcast that talks all about baseball. Join Gary Mack and Rich Baxter as they talk about stories you may have missed in the world of baseball.

The All-Star starting lineups are announced, and we are talking about them as they are being announced.

The game is in Minnesota this year, we talk about the Twins and their stars in the history of that team.

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#015 – Announcer catches HR Ball from opposite team, Home Run Derby names Captains and new rules

Gary and Rich on Show 015 of MLBThisWeek:

Some audio gremlins snuck in on this show, we apologize in advance for this

A Phillies announcer for TV just happened to catch a home run ball from the opposite team, we show you the great catch Tom McCarthy made

The Home Run Derby announces Captains and also a new bracketing system to determine the winner

July 4th will have the players on the field wearing a 75th Commemorative patch honoring Lou Gehrig’s 75th Anniversary of his “Luckiest Man” speech

All of this and more on this episode of MLBThisWeek, the independent podcast talking all things baseball!

#014 MLBThisWeek Show – The Passing of Mr. Padre Tony Gwynn, First pitcher to wear protective head gear, and more!

The passing of Tony Gwynn at 54 years old.

We talk about the Division leaders in the NL and AL, who’s hot and who’s not. 

Also a focus on the NL and AL Pitching and Batting leaders.

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

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#013 – Lucky 13th Show, 75th Anniversary of the Baseball Hall of Fame, Happy Father’s Day 2014

It’s our 13th show for this season, and it’s full of great baseball stories that you may have missed this past week.

Happy Father’s Day 2014, a great story on the best father/son baseball players ever.

Join Rich and Gary live as we talk about the 75th Anniversary of the Hall of Fame for Baseball.

Babe Ruth has a nice new display at the Hall of Fame, we talk about that.

Updated voting results from the All-Star voting for your picks to be in the All-Star Game.

It’s a whole lot of fun as we talk about our favorite sport, why don’t you join us.

#011 Another pitcher undergoes Tommy John surgery, and Big Papi declares “This is War”

It’s show #011 from Gary and Rich with MLBThisWeek, we talk about some stories you may have missed from the world of baseball.

Interesting stories we talk about on this edition:

Another pitcher added to the Tommy John list for 2014

An All-Star Voting update with all of the leaders in the MLB as of May 28th in the fan voting

Benches clear with the Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays and namely Big Papi who was hit by a pitch by David Price. “This is War” as declared by Big Papi.

The Phillie Phanatic dumped a huge box of popcorn on a Met’s ‘fan’.

Video challenges by teams, who has the most calls that were challenged and who was most successful in challenging.

Streamed live on June 1st, 2014

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We’re celebrating the Memorial Day Weekend with the unofficial start of Summer but for Rich, it’s the start of warmer weather and greater baseball weather which is a great for flying baseballs!

Some of the stories we’re talking about: No-hitter is the first of the season in 2014: Josh Beckett no-hits the Philadelphia Phillies.

LA Dodger fans are not able to watch the team with the Time Warner cable fiasco out there Check out MLBThisWeek audio at Stitcher Smart Radio or

The first visit of a US President to the National Baseball Hall of Fame ever Attendance up and downs in baseball, which team has most increase in fans, and who doesn’t


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