(0:02:52) Show. Me. The. Merch: The Normal Corn Belters adapted to the Corona Virus pandemic by creating the Kernel Collegiate League. We checked out some of the cool gear from the league.
Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Lose
Sometimes It Rains, Sometimes...
OPENING: The MLB season has shut down the affiliated Minor League Season. And while we knew it was coming, it still sucks.
(0:04:51) THIS JUST IN: MiLB Senior Communications Director Jeff Lantz joins the show to talk about how the canceling of the season was announced and how it will affect the sport in 2020, 2021 and beyond.
(0:21:12) SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. Wesley Lon...
OPEN: I'm at Round Rock Media days!
(0:01:23) RAIDERS OF THE LOST DIAMOND: We look at the history of baseball in the Big Easy!
(0:04:31) GO GO ASTROS: Andy and I take a look at what the season MIGHT look like it, if in fact it might happen.
(0:19:32) WHO’S ON FIRST: Our team this episode is the RedHawks of Fargo-Moorhead. We’re joined by Chad Ekren as he talks RedHawks baseball in the pandemic.
(0:29:00) FROM THE BLEACHERS: The ...
Opening: Pride month is wrapping up. We take a look at the way Minor League baseball celebrates.
(0:10:42) On Deck: We're joined by AJ Hamilton of the US Women's National Baseball Team.
(0:24:35) This Just In: Filmmaker Sav Rodgers is here to talk a little baseball, Pride month and what he's working on.
(O:35:54) The Minor League Mind: Jess Knaster is here to talk how the MiLB is always working to bring c...
The MLB is back and we're talking about it.
THE OPENING: I give my thoughts, which honestly, weren't great until I saw The Hitter Sports. I toast him.
(0:06:27) GO GO ASTROS/BIG LEAGUE CHEW/OPPO TALKO: That right. MEGA SEGMENT. We're like the Voltron of Baseball segments. Andy, Scott, Jess and I talk the MLB return.
(0:41:25) LIGHTS, CAMERA, PLAY BALL: Andrew is back to talk McGwire, Sosa and the chase.
(0:56:15) CLOSING IT...
Baseball has been played!
Opening: Where the MLB has failed, other baseball leagues have not.
(0:06:04) Unboxed: We take a look at the new ‘looks’ of the Bismarck Larks' collegiate summer league pod. Great new gear from the Larks, the Bull Moose and the Flickertails.
(0:08:11) From The Bleachers: Baseball Jason went to Bismarck ND to see some baseball and we check in!
(0:17:05) Who’s On First: Tony Esnor of the Amarillo Sod Poodl...
We have a plan! Or do we!?
(0:02:06) Go Go Astros / The Big League Chew: We continue down the 'will they' 'won't they' approach of MLB negotiations.
(0:23:39) Oppo Talko: Our buddy Steve from the UK is here!
(0:36:57) Closing it Out: I apologize to all Yankee fans out there. From the bottom of my Crush City heart.
Baseball starts tonight (June 15) Check out the Bismarck Larks here and then come back!
Open: Look, the MLB is a baseball organization. It is not THE baseball organization and some of the others? You might just like them better.
(0:05:30) On Deck: Matt Durkin of the Normal Cornbelters is here to talk the new Kernel League.
(0:16:41) Lights, Camera Baseball: Andrew Nelson and I are here to talk the best collegiate summer league baseb...
Web Series: https://youtu.be/lGqTOBUVALI
The MLB has been negotiating through the press and still no solution. Nothing but bad looks.
(0:03:00) Oppo Talk-O: Emmy Award winning filmmaking Randy Wilkins joins u to talk about his new project, Dear Spike, part of the Apple TV series “Dear…” We talk MLB and look that comes with their reaction to the murder of George Floyd.
(0:29:48) Go Go Astros/Big League Chew: Andy and Scott are back f...
We are keeping it fun this episode and we're packing it with goodies!
OPEN: There is baseball coming y'all! Can't wait for the Northwoods teams in Bismark ND and the Kernel
I'm wearing some Vermont Lake Monsters gear and the segment is dedicated to Blaine and Isabella.
(0:05:12) This Just In There is a new proposal to play Major League Baseball. I can’t tell if it’s good enough.
Check out the Web Series version here with a cool extra segment: Let's Get Two Cribz
“For it’s 82...112...50 strikes, you’re out at the old ball game…” Is that not how the song goes?
(0:03:06) GO GO ASTROS/BIG LEAGUE CHEW: Another group therapy session with Scott and Andy as we discuss the ‘non discussions’ between the owners and players who both SAY they want baseball back.
(0:35:46) OPPO TALKO: We check in with Chicago Cubs mega...
You can watch the episode on youtube here.
OPENING: The country is in a time of assessing itself and that isn’t always easy. I talk about the state of policing from the perspective of a son of cop and military veteran. YES this is a baseball show. But if baseball is America's past time, shouldn't the promise and reality of America be open to everyone?
(0:14:31) THIS JUST IN: The Players have countered the owners. Will it be ...
We're HERE and on Youtube this week!
OPEN: MLB has us in boiling water and they are just slowly turning it up.
(0:05:09) Go Go Astros/The Big League Chew: A joint segment as Andy and Scott and I talk about the overarching status of where we are in relation to the MLB season and the damage done to the MiLB.
(0:32:05) Lights, Camera, Play Ball: Andrew Nelson and I talk bout 42 and I ask the question “What in the name of Han Solo wa...
A reflective Memorial Day episode dedicated to those who served and didn't come home.
Opening: I talk about the true meaning of Memorial Day, baseball and my career in the Army and the one time we built a baseball diamond in a mine field.
(0:15:14) This Just In: The good folks from Military Baseball are here to talk about their organization, their mission and open tryouts.
(0:23:46) On Deck - Eric Adair: Eric and I served toget...
Do we take the blue pill or the red pill?
(0:4:44) Go Go Astros: Did you know that the most important moment in Minute Maid Park was a meaningless Albert Pujols homer? According to the MLB it is. So Andy and I look at the MLBs decision to erase the Astros from history and provide some other moments that maybe would have fit better.
(0:31:37) The Big League Chew: Scott and I look at the 65 plus page play to reopen baseball. Sheesh. Tt...
This week, we're going all in on Indie!
(0:02:29) This Just In:
(0:05:11) On Deck: Filmmaker Michael Charron stops by to talk about one of his favorite baseball movies The Battered Bastards of Baseball as well as his own work.
(0:16:17) Lights, Camera, Play Ball: Andrew Nelson and I break down The Battered Bastards of Baseball
(0:25:04) Raiders of the Lost Diamond: We take a deeper dive into the crazy history of the Portland Mav...
We're talking the proposal on how to get the MLB season started.
OPENING: My take on the Owners v Players in all of this and where we, the fans fall in.
(0:16:55) Go Go Astros: Andy has some thoughts on the MLB proposal to play the season.
(0:35:11) The Big League Chew: Scott breaks down the now much shorter MLB draft
(0:49:08) Oppo Talko: Stu Clary discusses the status of the season, negotiations and how the As might be affected...
Fun, full episode!
OPENING: As the MLB continues to work through HOW to play ball this season, some of the Independent and Collegiate Summer Leagues continue to plan for the season to start, albeit a bit later than initially hopes.
(O:07:34) This Just In: Alex Cannata, former St. Michael's baseball star joins the show to talk life without baseball and his future in the sport.
(0:17:41) Raiders of the Lost Diamond: We take the tim...
To look back on a decade....
OPENING: Ten years ago, Nathan, Shelly and I went to see a pitcher taking one more shot at immortality. A young fireballer who had to overcome a temper and an animal trafficking charge by the name of Rojo Johnson...
(0:06:52) THE BIG LEAGUE CHEW: Scott and I go round and round: CPBL v KBO.
Baseball stadiums might be empty, but this episode is packed!
(0:03:38) This Just In: News from the MiLB including a story about a Senator who saved some MiLB teams that apparently...weren't in danger...?
(0:06:07) Raiders of the Lost Diamond: It's Cinco de Mayo and we're celebrating the rich history of baseball in Mexico