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 – Show #050 Rose offers advice, Indians infielder helps daughter in cancer fight, Ghosts in Wrigley?

It’s time for another edition of the MLBThisWeek Show – with Rich Baxter and Gary Mack bringing you all of the best stories and standings from the week in baseball. We’re an independent show that relies on your listener support right here:
On this week’s show:

Pete Rose is offering advice to a big name player on his slump

A Cleveland Indians infielder helps his daughter through cancer

Ghosts in the field in Wrigley? Strange happenings in the outfield brings Cubs win

and a whole lot more, so tune in here or listen in on the show via iTunes, Stitcher Radio, or

The MLBThisWeek Show #049 Take 2 – Rare Triple Play 4-5-4 – Ty Cobb’s new book review, Dykstra and Williams go at it in Philly

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Happy Mother’s Day 2015 to our listeners we have a great show planned for you tonight, starting off with a rare triple with the 4-5-4 combination.

A new Ty Cobb book review by Gary Mack.

Brewers fire first manager of the year and hire another.

Uecker gets trapped in the booth and has to be rescued.

And Mitch and Nails continue their public feud.

Uecker gets trapped in his own broadcast booth.

MLBThisWeek Show – Empty Stadium, MadBum is swinging, Gambling on baseball and sports is legal in the US?


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The game went on in Baltimore, without fans. An empty stadium with a baseball game going on inside added to the bizarre events down in Baltimore in the past week. We’ll talk about it.

Madison Bumgarner is coming out swinging and we’ll tell you why.

When did gambling on baseball and sports become legal in the USA ?, Disney dumped a $250 Million dollar investment in this company, did we miss something?


All of this and more on this edition of the MLBThisWeek Show for May 3rd, 2015 – the unofficial word on the world of baseball.


MLBThisWeek Show #047 – Locked in at Oriole Park, and Basebrawl is happening with the Royals

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It’s a riot in Baltimore and for their own personal safety, after the game, the stadium was locked down with the fans inside the stadium until the ‘all clear’ was announced for the fans to be able to get home in a safe manner. No reported injuries to fans took place, although their were a few skirmishes outside the ballpark.

The Kansas City Royals are involved in yet another fight on the field, and we talk about it. Ned Yost, Kansas City manager, denies that the Royals are starting any of this. We’ll be watching this story more for our listeners as the season goes on.

Pete Rose may be getting his wish of getting back into baseball, we talk about the latest.

Josh Hamilton may be packing his bags to Texas, the Angels are even financing the whole move to get rid of him.

All of this and a whole lot more on this edition of MLBThisWeek – with your Sunday night baseball talkers, Rich Baxter and Gary Mack.

MLBThisWeek Podcast – Show 046 Pete Rose joins Fox, Jackie Robinson in Space, and Kris Bryant

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A power packed show this week. We’re talking about the best teams of the week in baseball in the US.

Pete Rose joins Fox Sports as an analyst.

Jackie Robinson in Space?

Kris Bryant makes his debut for the Cubs.

Josh Hamilton puts his house up for sale.

All of this and much more, so tune in to the show!

Here’s the SF Giants Championship ring that we talked about also on this edition of the show:

MLBThisWeek Podcast #045 – Our 2015 baseball picks and the MLB fears Social Media


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It’s our baseball picks for you on this show, we hope all of you had a great Easter and Passover holiday last week we were off.

The first week of baseball is in the books and we’re talking about the teams that are doing well, and some of the top picks of most bloggers and podcasters aren’t doing all that well.

Adrian Gonzalez had a superior week with 5 HR and 7 RBI for the Dodgers though his team was in last place out there in the NL West.

The Giants extend Bochy and Sabean for more of what they have produced for SF Giants fans out there in the NL West as well.

Gambling and baseball, Commissioner of baseball tells a CNBC show that gambling is the worst offense in baseball. Steroids aren’t as bad as gambling the commish said, and we have a big issue with these comments.


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MLBThisWeek Podcast Show #044 – Baseball talk with special guest Ed Kasputis of Baseball PhD and more!

This week were talking with Ed Kasputis of the Baseball PhD Podcast. Are the Montreal Expos coming back to baseball?

Who was voted as ‘Most Overrated’ by a group of 117 Major League voters?

We’re also covering the stories that were of interest in the world of baseball.

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MLBThisWeek Podcast Show #043 – Spring is here, Stung by 300 bees at a baseball game?

Here all about how it’s going in Spring Training, and some great stories from the week that was in the game. Like these stories:

1. Pete Rose officially asks to be back in baseball.

2. A College player is thrown off the team after a tweet he made about Mo’ne Davis

3. A cloud of bees descended on a baseball game in Utah and stung an 89 year old more than 300 times.

4. Al Rosen passes away, a great player from Cleveland from many years ago

All of this and much more on this show!
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MLBThisWeek Podcast – First week of Spring Training Games, The Best and Worst Baseball logos, and more!

Grab your popcorn and soda, adjust your earbuds in your iPhone or podcast player, it’s time for another great show from the MLBThisWeek Show with Gary Mack and Rich Baxter.

This week were talking all about the first week of Spring Training League baseball play, and a great topic, the best and worst baseball logos in 2015 as determined by a graphic artist. All of this and much more news from the first week of play in Arizona and Florida with Spring Training. Minnie Minoso honored by the White Sox, and of course some food items around baseball! Give this show a listen.

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