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

Show 027: The regular season comes to a close but the playoffs are here in baseball

Join Gary and Rich as we talk baseball on MLBThisWeek. Some interesting stories from around the world of baseball you may not have heard.

The regular season ends but the playoffs for baseball start. Who’s in and who’s out this year.

The baseball world has seen two retirements already, Bobby Abreu and of course the long year of retirement hoopla for Derek Jeter. New Yorkers have been inundated with this news all baseball year long, and some aren’t so sure that Jeter is all that he made up to be in the superstar realm. We talk about that and of course Keith Olbermann’s ESPN rant against Jeter.

Clayton Kershaw has finished first for 4 years in a row now with the lowest ERA in baseball, is he the NL MVP this year?

A pitcher gets a third of an inning short to make a nice $500K bonus, will the team make it up to them.

Washington Nationals, Jordan Zimmermann pitched a ‘no-hitter’ – the first ever for a Nats pitcher, the game was saved by a rookie left fielder who caught the third out of the 9th inning to close out the game. The great catch was made by Steven Souza, who flew through the air and somehow made the catch, you can see it here:

This story and so much more, on this edition of MLBThisWeek with Gary Mack and Rich Baxter