MLB Morning Lineup Podcast

Are you a baseball fan looking for a quick, easy way to catch up on all the scores and stories from the night before? To hear the craziest stat from every team? To learn which player dominated the day? To find out who tied Boots Poffenberger’s 90-year-old hit-by-pitch record?


MLB.com’s Morning Lineup podcast will be coming to you five days a week – Monday through Friday – all in under 10 minutes. A rotating group of hosts will get you up to date on everything you need to know first thing in the A.M., so you can move on with your day, watch more baseball, and then (hopefully) listen to our podcast again the next morning. We can’t wait to meet you all there!

Sports
Baseball
1
Aussie goes No. 1 in Draft; Home Run Derby tonight
Travis Bazzana made history when the Guardians selected the Oregon State 2B with the No. 1 pick in the Draft, making him the first Australian-born player to be selected 1st overall. Also of note, a trio of Wake Forest stars went in the top 10.
9 min
2
Should Skenes start ASG? Phils’ statement sweep
Seven no-hit innings with 11 K’s. The spectacular has almost become routine for Pirates rookie Paul Skenes. Which begs the question – should Skenes start Tuesday’s All-Star Game? Also, the Phils rolled to their first sweep of the Dodgers since 2011.
9 min
3
HR Derby field set; Shota caps strong 1st half
The Home Run Derby bracket is set after Dodgers slugger Teoscar Hernández joined the field, Brooks Lee earned major bragging rights by homering off Drew Thorpe, and Shota Imanaga was brilliant in his final start before the All-Star Game.
8 min
4
Trea slams the Dodgers; Reds rookie makes history
Trea Turner's grand slam led the Phillies past the Dodgers in the first clash between the NL's best teams, Reds rookie Rece Hinds is hitting at a historic pace to begin his career, and the Yankees’ summer swoon continued in Tampa Bay.
9 min
5
Elly can't wait to see Shohei. A tribute to Mays
Elly De La Cruz, the stolen-base artist who swiped two more last night, is adding language arts to his repertoire -- so he can converse in Japanese with Shohei Ohtani. In San Francisco, the Giants held a public celebration of the life of Willie Mays.
9 min
6
Sox-Yanks finale, Skenes makes All-Star history
Rafael Devers continued to hammer Yankees pitching. Tarik Skubal continued to make a case for the AL Cy Young Award. And Paul Skenes continued to make history, becoming the first No. 1 Draft pick named to the All-Star Game the very next season.
9 min
7
Kwan joins leaderboards; Walker loves L.A.
Steven Kwan became MLB's new batting average leader after his three-hit day, the Yankees' recent struggles continued with a sweep at the hands of the Reds and Christian Walker made it back-to-back nights with two home runs at Dodger Stadium.
9 min
8
Isbel's incredible catch; Sale's All-Star case
Kyle Isbel helped seal a Royals win by making one of the best catches we've seen this season, Yordan Alvarez homered again to keep the Astros rolling and Chris Sale continued building his All-Star candidacy by picking up his 11th win.
8 min
9
Elly's epic Bronx debut; Ohtani's special homer
Elly De La Cruz dazzled in his Yankee Stadium debut, Shohei Ohtani hit a big homer as the Dodgers celebrated Japanese Heritage Night, and the Mets outlasted the Nationals in extra innings thanks to some help from a fast-healing hero.
9 min
10
A top prospect's MLB debut, super tight ASG voting
The No. 3 prospect in baseball, James Wood of the Nationals, made his MLB debut last night vs. the Mets and showed what all the hype is about. Plus the latest update from final fan voting for the All-Star Game saw some big names in tight races.
9 min
11
Astros surging; Judge being Judge; a Rangers cycle
Don’t look now but the Astros – an MLB-best 17-8 in June – are within 3 ½ games of the Mariners in the AL West. Also, Aaron Judge is ahead of his record homer pace of '22 and a Rangers rookie hit for the first cycle in Sunday Night Baseball history
9 min
12
Injuries bite Phillies; Jays faced with decisions
The night started out great for Bryce Harper, the top NL vote-getter in Phase 1 of All-Star balloting. After that? Not so much as the Phils star appeared to injure his hamstring. Also, with the Trade Deadline looming, is time running out in Toronto?
9 min
13
Astros are alive; MLB's youngest player did what?!
The surging Astros swept the Rockies to reach .500 for the first time this season, Jackson Chourio became the youngest player to hit an inside-the-park homer since Ken Griffey Jr. and the A's made a bizarre baserunning gaffe.
9 min
14
A new NL rivalry is born; J-Ram's star keeps sh...
Tensions flared again between the Nationals and Padres in San Diego, the Guardians claimed baseball's best record after another big night from José Ramírez and the Mets teed off for four homers against Gerrit Cole to take Game 1 of the Subway Series.
9 min
15
Giants walk it off while honoring Willie Mays
The Giants rallied for a walk-off win while wearing Willie Mays' iconic No. 24, the Phillies turned a once-in-a-century triple play and the Guardians powered past Baltimore to become the third team to reach 50 wins.
9 min
16
Max, Skenes look scary good; Edwin Díaz ejected
Max Scherzer made his season debut and was his vintage Mad Max self, mowing down the Royals. Paul Skenes continued to be, well, Paul Skenes. And before throwing a pitch, Edwin Díaz was tossed when umpires performed the dreaded "sticky stuff" check.
8 min
17
MLB at Rickwood Field truly an event to remember
Thursday was all about honoring the past during a historic night in Birmingham, Ala. Memories of Willie Mays dominated the proceedings, while the Giants and Cardinals put on a show of their own on the hallowed field.
9 min
18
All eyes on Cole last night, Rickwood Field ton...
Gerrit Cole looked like an ace again with five strikeouts in 4-plus innings, Steven Kwan of the Guardians is flirting with .400 and the late Willie Mays will be honored at tonight's historic game between the Giants and Cardinals at Rickwood Field.
9 min
19
Commemorating the life and legacy of Willie Mays
The baseball community mourns the loss of Willie Mays, who died Tuesday at the age of 93. One of the greatest players ever, Mays is sixth all time with 660 home runs and won 12 Gold Glove Awards for his dazzling defense in center field.
9 min
20
Meet the ... hottest team in baseball?
Not that long after they were 11 games below .500, the Mets suddenly find themselves one game out of the NL Wild Card race after Francisco Lindor led the way in a 14-2 rout of the Rangers for their sixth straight victory.
9 min
21
Really rough day for LA despite Ohtani's two HRs
Shohei Ohtani continues to mash, but the Dodgers will need more production after significant injuries to two of their stars. Meanwhile, speedsters lead the way for the Red Sox and Reds, and Gunnar Henderson continues to rake in the leadoff spot.
9 min
22
Cubs use the really small ball approach vs. Rays
This is the fifth episode of the Morning Lineup podcast. Every weekday morning we’ll give you everything to know about the day in baseball, always in less than 10 minutes.
9 min
23
Cowser's late homer puts Braves out to pasture
This is the fourth episode of the Morning Lineup podcast. Every weekday morning we’ll give you everything to know about the day in baseball, always in less than 10 minutes.
9 min
24
Paul Skenes, Ruthian doings, Judge goes way deep
This is the third episode of the Morning Lineup podcast. Every weekday morning we’ll give you everything to know about the day in baseball, always in less than 10 minutes.
8 min
25
A dramatic walk-off grand slam, history for the...
This is the second episode of the Morning Lineup podcast. Every weekday morning we’ll give you everything to know about the day in baseball, always in less than 10 minutes.
7 min