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 – 2015 Scandals Already, watch us lose it at the end of the show!

It’s a great edition of the show this week. We had some live listeners stop by and join the show, for a moment anyway.

A whole lot of scandal talk going on in this edition with Josh Hamilton, Jihadi John, and the Alex Rodriguez mess with the Yankees. Is this the way we wanted to start the season off? No matter, we cover it all even the scandals here on the show.

Oh yeah, we had some gremlins toward the last minute or two of the show, so you have to check it out as we lose control of ourselves in this thing we call the MLBThisWeek Show!

MLBThisWeek Podcast: Pitchers and catchers are back, but baseball on a time clock? All this and more!

It’s time for another edition of the MLBThisWeek Podcast with Rich and Gary.

Pitchers and catchers return to start Spring Training for 2015!

We’re talking about the hottest news in baseball, are they actually going to use a timer in baseball? We talk about it! 

What’s in the letter “W” that has baseball so interested, you’ll find out.

Is baseball making a return to the Olympics?  All this and more on this edition of the show.

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MLBThisWeek Podcast – Baseball is Back! Where’s all the top free agents now and more

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It’s time again for Spring Training and in this edition of MLBThisWeek we’ll look at some of the top players in the league with where they are playing now.

Gary’s ready for reading up on some new baseball books and welcoming the sweet feeling of Spring after this tough winter that the Northeast has went through already.

A story on the Little League and how Jackie Robinson West from Chicago was stripped of it’s title, the players will get rings anyway, is this the proper way to deal with this by the adults in charge? We’ll talk about that and a story from Andrew McCutcheon on the poor players who are growing up could use some assistance, maybe some of the players could chip in?

All this and all the moves the new Commish, Rob Manfred, will be looking at in his first season in charge of baseball.





MLBThisWeek Podcast: The PECOTA ratings are out for 2015 and more!

It’s time for another great edition of the MLBThisWeek Podcast with Rich and Gary as we bring you the world of baseball news.

This week’s show is going to be packed with the latest talk on the Pecota ratings for baseball, who’s supposed to be the best in baseball in 2015?

Join us for this and a whole lot more.

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MLBThisWeek Podcast – First Podcast for 2015

It’s our first podcast of 2015, we’re back with another start to a great new year of podcasts, brought to you by our independent talk show about baseball. Learn how to sponsor our show in upcoming episodes!

Talking baseball with only 5 weeks to go until pitchers and catchers show up for the start of another season. We’ll be talking all about this more in upcoming shows.

Tonight, we’re talking about the 2015 Hall of Fame inductees. Who made it and who should have made it in. We’re talking about the Mike Piazza dilemma, should he go into the Hall of Fame with the questions about this suspected use of steroids by some.

All this and so much more and as we said on the show, you’ll be able to sponsor our show soon with the help of the Patreon website – help us accomplish goals with our show and it’s our pleasure to give something back to you when you do. Much more talk about this exciting upcoming feature to our show with the MLBThisWeek Podcast with Rich and Gary.

MLBThisWeek Podcast – Winter Meetings Trades winners and losers, Werth trades uni for jail clothes

It’s the aftermath of the big trades that went down for this year’s Winter Meetings for baseball. Money was flying, and players were catching planes to their new team’s cities. Winners and losers of this year’s activity are discussed.

Jayson Werth goes to jail for speeding but NFL players can hit and assault people and stay jail free, is something wrong with this?

All this and more, along with a great new intro for the show on this edition of the MLBThisWeek Podcast with Gary and Rich.

How to make a sports podcast, the easy way



This show will be a bit different from our regular show, it will tell you how to make a sports podcast, or any topic for that matter, the easy way.

Learn from our experience with podcast production and the different methods we have used to get our shows off the ground.

Join longtime podcasters and audio/video producers, Rich Baxter and Gary Mack as they walk you through the steps to help you with a podcast project you may have in mind.

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MLBThisWeek Podcast: Show #033 – $325M for Stanton, BBWAA Award Winners, Japan All Star Series, and more!


We’re talking all about the week that was in baseball, join us here on on the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, and!

Just announced before we did the show, Giancarlo ‘Mike’ Stanton got a huge contract, the biggest ever in baseball at $325M over 13 years. What impact does this have on the rest of the league?

We’re going over the BBWAA Awards, the winners and be sure to check out the BBWAA website for how certain writers voted.

The Japan All Star Tour isn’t going too good for the Americans, they got no hit on Saturday but earned their first win on Sunday.

All this and a whole lot more on this action packed show talking baseball called MLBThisWeek Podcast, check us out on as well!



MLBThisWeek Podcast: The awards season and the week of news in baseball

We go live at 7:30 PM so join us if you can make it, or listen to the show on iTunes, Stitcher Smart Radio, Podomatic, or –

On this edition of the show we talk about the Player’s Choice Awards, we talk about the winners as voted on by the players.

Also, the Gold Glove and Silver Slugger award winners for 2014, the names are not the same old names were familiar with.

We also talk about the upcoming BBWAA Awards, the Rookie of the Year, MVP, Cy Young Award, and Manager of the year that will be announced this week.

All this and a whole lot more, so listen in on this 32nd edition of the show.