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Month: October 2014

MLBThisWeek Podcast: 2014 World Series talk – the Giants are fruity and more! Show #030

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It’s time for another edition of MLBThisWeek Podcast, the independent talk show with sports bloggers, Gary Mack and Rich Baxter talking baseball and this week the World Series.

Join us live at 7:30 PM Eastern on Sunday nights or listen to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and BaseballTalkRadio.com – listen to this show for these great stories:

The San Francisco Giants are fruity, literally. The team operates a garden that produces fruits and vegetables that go into food that they sell at a restaurant out in the outfield at AT&T Park.

The Kansas City Royals dispute the first call ever in a World Series, and they lost the appeal. Baseball’s first instant replay goes to the umpires for the first ever officially challenged instant replay call.

A Marlins fan not welcome at Kaufman Stadium for the World Series? Gary will tell us all the details of this story.

Capturing the sounds of baseball, in an article by NPR.org, they look at the art of capturing the sounds of the World Series. Find the article here:

http://www.npr.org/2014/10/25/358662327/from-the-stadium-to-your-stereo-behind-baseballs-biggest-sounds?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr

All this and more on this edition of the MLBThisWeek Podcast, with Gary Mack and Rich Baxter.

MLBThisWeek Podcast: 2014 World Series Preview Talk

It’s time for a new edition of MLBThisWeek Podcast, and in this edition Gary and Rich are previewing the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals.

Only the second time in history that two Wild Card teams have made it to the World Series.

Prices are at all all-time high, running around $1,000 per ticket for the first two games in Kansas City and then around $675 each for the SF Giants games 3-4-5 at home in San Fran.

Gary talks about some new comers to the umpiring crew for this World Series, they made it to the big show and in part based on how well they did this year with the instant replay results.

So tune in for all the World Series talk and some more great stories about baseball on this edition of MLBThisWeek Podcast

MLBThisWeek Podcast – Show 28 – The Playoffs are here!

It’s the weekly MLBThisWeek Podcast with Rich and Gary as we talk baseball and what’s going on with some stories you may have missed around the world of baseball.

The playoffs are on, and it’s always a great time of year for a baseball fan. We’re talking about the Major League Baseball playoffs with what has happened so far. The Wild Card games have been played, and we’re hoping for a 3-game series sometime down the road for this.

We need a scorecard to keep up with where on tv some of the games are being shown. There’s TBS, ESPN, Fox Sports 1, and MLB Network. We need an app or something to find out when and what channel they are going to be on.

Baseball has enjoyed a great audience for the first week of playoff baseball. It was reported that it’s the most popular ratings ever for the viewers at home watching playoff baseball.

Baseball will test out 6 new rules in an attempt to speed up the game a little. Gary tells us all about how they plan to test a few new items that will be timed. That’s what a lot of us enjoy though that baseball isn’t a sport that is controlled by time. Are they changing the very core of the game?

There’s a story from Philly.com and Inquirer.com from Philadelphia by Frank Fitzpatrick that talks about Ebola and baseball. The article tells about the 1918 flu epidemic when there were thousands of deaths across the country and the precautions that baseball had to take back then.

All this and more on this edition of MLBThisWeek Podcast, an unofficial podcast that talks all about the world of baseball.

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