Big Swing Podcast

Big Swing Podcast

Join Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Ross Stripling and co-host Cooper Surles for the Big Swing Podcast as they connect with professional athletes and give their own analysis about a variety of topics. Listen to the Big Swing Podcast, where athletes go to talk sports.

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July 7, 2021 35 min
Strip and Coop give us one last episode of The Big Swing Podcast before they say good-bye. With over 130 episodes and over 70 guests they reminisce on their podcasting journey and Coop gives us his last Beast of the Week. Thank you SWINGERS, keep SWINGING!  Follow us on social media Big Swing Podcast: Instagram (@BigSwingPodcast) & Twitter (@bigswingpodcast) Ross Stripling: Instagram (@ross_stripling) & Twitt...
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Strip is with Producer Anthony this week as he is subbing in for Coop. Strip gives us his MLB Midseason Awards as he sees the AL MVP race being a toss up between two elite candidates. Also, with the NBA Finals coming up, can Paul George bring the Clippers back, and which two teams will be left standing?   Click the link below to send your question to Strip & Coop and see if your question makes it on the show!  Click here to sen...
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Strip addresses his on the field behavior that went viral in his last start and with Shohei Ohtani participating in the Home Run Derby, how will that help the game of baseball? We will have to “Trust the Process,” for yet another year as the 76ers are eliminated from the playoffs. With Joel Embiid stepping up and Ben Simmons playing poorly, will he be traded this offseason?  Click the link below to send your question to Strip &...
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Strip and Coop are united once again as Strip had a front row seat to the 8 HR game his Blue Jays teammates put together against the Red Sox in their 18-4 win. Later, Coop asks Strip a fan question regarding an incident in Ross’ last start that you want to hear. With Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks tying the series 2-2, can the Nets still win the series despite being down 2 superstars? Strip and Coop share their thoughts and mu...
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Strip is with Producer Anthony this week as he gives his opinion on the MLB Sticky Substance issues and what should the MLB do? Also, with the All-Star Game voting poles open, Strip gives us his AL All-Star starting lineup through the first 60 games of the season! Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers sneak by the Mavericks by winning game 7. However, do they have what it takes to make it out of the Western Conference? Be sure to SUBSCRIB...
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Blue Jays Third Baseman, Cavan Biggio is now a 2x Swinger as he talks about the dominance of he and Strip’s teammate, Vladimir Guerrero Jr, as well as how he has been since being on the 10-Day injured list. Every detail matters when you are a pitcher and Strip can attest to that. He explains to us the adjustments he has made on the mound and how it has changed his results.  Click the link below to send your question to Strip & ...
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This week we are joined by Producer Anthony as he and Coop are excited to talk about the MLB home run leader, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. With the NBA Playoffs finally at our doorstep, will the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers make it out of the first round? Listen to find out and do not forget our Beast of the Week as Phil Mickelson makes history! Click the link below to send your question to Strip & Coop and see if your question mak...
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Strip and Coop are back as this week, Strip breaks down his strong start vs the Atlanta Braves, and where the Blue Jays new home stadium will be. With the NBA Playoffs at our doorstep, who will make it out the Western and Eastern Conference? The guys give their predictions as with the Play-In tournament, these playoffs are anything but ordinary.  Click the link below to send your question to Strip & Coop and see if your questio...
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With over 1 million YouTube subscribers, baseball social media personality, Jomboy knows how to entertain people in the baseball world. He brings his personality this week to the show as he discusses the growth of himself and his company, Jomboy Media, his process when putting out baseball content, and much more! Also, Strip and Coop answer a question that fans are wondering. Will the MLB remove the umpire from behind the plate and...
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Lead Editor of Dodgers Nation, and host of Dodgers Nation’s own Blue Heaven Podcast, Clint Pasillas is at the plate to break down the recent struggles of the Dodgers. Later, Ross gives us an update as he is currently on a road trip and Coop is joined by Producer Anthony AKA, Fake Klay, to tell us which QBs drafted will shine and which ones will rust in the NFL. Click the link below to send your question to Strip & Coop and see ...
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The Dodgers and Padres squared off and the games lived up to the hype. What do Strip and Coop think of the rivalry, and the battle between Trevor Bauer and Fernando Tatís Jr? With the NFL Draft coming up this week, which quarterbacks do the guys think will come off the board first? The Beast of the Week is usually saved until the end. However, these players have been so dominate that they made their appearance early. Click the link...
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Strip and Coop are back this week as they discuss the tear that both Stephen Curry and Ronald Acuña have been on. Later, the guys explain how the normal 162 game season will impact players this year after just playing 60 games a year ago, and when Strip expects to be back on the field. This week, we have a Beast of the Week that has made national headlines.  Click the link below to send your question to Strip & Coop and see if ...
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From one leftie to the next, Los Angeles Dodgers’ Pitcher Clayton Kershaw joins Ross in breaking down the career of one of the greatest pitchers to ever step foot on the mound, Sandy Koufax. Though the first 12 years of Kershaw and Koufax’s careers are nearly identical, the differences between the two are also substantial. Ross and Kershaw grind into the numbers, and break down what uniquely makes these two pitchers legendary.  SUB...
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This week, Ross breaks down his first start against the New York Yankees, and his top three ball parks that he has pitched at in his career. The Baylor Bears are National Champions as they defeated Gonzaga. Strip and Coop give their thoughts on the dominate performance by the Bears. Be sure to catch the Beast of the Week and see if Shohei Ohtani makes the cut as he blasted a monster homer this past week.  Click the link below to se...
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The 2021 MLB Season is finally at our doorstep, and what better guest to have to preview the season than ESPN’s Senior Analyst, Tim Kurkjian. From the elite arms on the Dodgers, to the powerful bats of the Yankees, Kurkjian gives us his predictions on which teams will be in the hunt to win it all! With March Madness being filled with upsets, how did your bracket do? Coop shares his March Madness thoughts as his bracket is in the to...
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Ross’ Teammate (Blue Jays Catcher, Danny Jansen) is excited for this season as the Blue Jays enter the season as a contending team. Calling a game and being able to dissect batters is what makes catchers like Jansen elite. Jansen discusses his early struggles when entering the big leagues, and the importance of chemistry between the pitcher and catcher. Was your March Madness bracket busted? So was ours. Strip and Coop discuss the ...
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Harrison Barnes is next up on this weeks Saturday Rewind. Being a number one recruit out of high school comes with a lot of pressure, but Barnes was ready for it. He explains his recruiting visit to the University of North Carolina and what special guest he saw there. Later, Strip and Barnes discuss the differences in preparation between their two sports. Click the link below to send your question to Strip & Coop and see if yo...
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This week, Strip and Coop give us their predictions on who will win the MLB MVP Award and the Cy Young Award for both the NL and AL. From big time Pitchers like Walker Buehler, to ball shattering hitters like Aaron Judge, tune in to find out who they pick. It’s time for the Big Dance! NCAA March Madness is back and we have you covered. Strip and Coop give us their picks and which teams will pull off the big upsets. Click the link...
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Tampa Bay Rays Pitcher, Tyler Glasnow joins the show this week in an entertaining episode. Glasnow discusses his time as a skater and later, goes into detail with Ross about his elite curveball. Strip and Coop break down the big contract that Dak Prescott signed with the Dallas Cowboys, and have you ever tried to pitch with one eye completely shut? Trevor Bauer did, and Ross gives us his thoughts on how difficult that may be. Cli...
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Strip is back as he is now officially a Dad! In the middle of a pandemic, and a historic Texas snow storm, Strip tells us his rollercoaster of a story leading up to the birth of his son. We still have sports talk, as Strip and Coop dive into MLB Spring Training and what Strip thinks about his Blue Jays team as the 2021 season is right around the corner. Click the link below to send your question to Strip & Coop and see if you...
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