The Baseball Talk Radio Show podcast

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

Month: November 2015

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.