Kevin Frandsen’s Pine Tar for Breakfast

No topics are off limits in former MLB player and current Phillies broadcaster Kevin Frandsen's "Pine Tar for Breakfast" Podcast. Kevin takes a no holds barred and deeper dive into the world of baseball with special VIP guests including current players, coaches and alumni. It's funny, intense and honest.

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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Mat...
Kevin and Matt talk about playing in a pennant race, making adjustments at the plate, and being able to play around his family and friends.
29 min
2
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Go ...
Kevin had the privilege of hosting MLB Network Radio's pregame show, on Thursday, from the Field of Dreams. Kevin shares his experience from the game and all that went on around it.
35 min
3
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....the...
The Phillies tread water in the first half, but they will have to prove they are a playoff team in the 2nd half
17 min
4
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Luk...
the 20,018th player in Big League history has had a lifetime of experiences in the past week. Luke talks about the struggles before he found sustained success, the Olympic qualifying experience, his call-up to the Show, and of course-the Walk-Off.
42 min
5
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Lar...
Kevin sits down with Larry Bowa to talk about the Phillies' recent struggles, what the Phillies have down in the Minors, and about Alec Bohm
48 min
6
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Bran...
Brandon Kintzler and Kevin Frandsen were in the same draft class. The classmates talk about some of the guys he played with in the minors, what the Marlins thought about the Phillies last year, and they also play Waffle or Not
51 min
7
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Nic...
The Phillies are heading out on the road after a great walk-off win....
32 min
8
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Bra...
Kevin talks to Brad about the Phillies' start and about what drew him to come back to Philly.
30 min
9
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Rob...
Kevin talks to Phillies bench coach Rob Thomson about the opening weekend of baseball. Of course the pitching, but the make-up of this team and what it meant to have fans in the stands.
33 min
10
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Jef...
Kevin catches up with Jeff Mathis. He talks about catching Archie Bradley, and his relationship with JT Realmuto.
36 min
11
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Zach...
Kevin sits down with Zach to talk about his spring so far....the relationship with pitching coach Caleb Cotham, and the confidence that he has in his new changeup
36 min
12
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Dav...
The Phillies President of Baseball Operations, Dave Dombrowski, is Kevin's guest today.
22 min
13
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Joe...
Kevin talks with the TV voice of the Champion LA Dodgers. They talk about the Padres doing everything they can to catch up and what the NL East looks like to Joe.
31 min
14
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Ben ...
Kevin talks to Ben Davis from the NBCSP broadcast team.
41 min
15
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast......Jo...
Joe Girardi takes some time to talk to Kevin about his new bullpen, and how to keep Bohm and Brogdon moving forward and improving
28 min
16
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Matt...
Matt is the newest addition to the Phillies pitching staff. Kevin talks to the lefty about his time pitching in Japan, what he has changed about the way he pitches, and plays "Waffle or Not"
38 min
17
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Cha...
Charlie Manuel loves to talk hitting so today we get him to talk about one of the greatest hitters ever, Hank Aaron.
44 min
18
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast......Sa...
We lost one of the best to ever play the game last week, Henry Aaron. The Sarge shares some of his thoughts and memories about the impact that "Hank" had on the game and more importantly on his community.
68 min
19
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Tom...
Phillies broadcaster Tom McCarthy stays busy year round. Kevin and Tom talk about what it is like to broadcast other sports, these days and about the moves the Phillies and their opponents in the NL East have made.
46 min
20
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Rhy...
Kevin Frandsen talks to Rhys Hoskins about his rehab and getting back to normal. They also talk about the chances of the team playing 162 and what Rhys thinks about the changes in the front office this offseason.
39 min
21
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Cha...
Kevin Frandsen and his good buddy Chad Durbin talk about what they think Dave Dombrowski and can bring to the organization, and also about what the Phillies need to add this offseason
65 min
22
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Sam ...
Happy New Year!! Kevin Frandsen sits down with the Phillies new GM Sam Fuld. They talk about playing the game, learning on the job, and Sam gets to play Waffle or Not.
49 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Tod...
Dave Dombrowski has made his first moves, Kevin Frandsen talks to MLB.com's Todd Zolecki to see what Todd thinks of the José Alvarado trade, and what it means that Sam Fuld and Jorge Velandia have new titles and roles.
57 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast......Pa...
The Padres have made some big moves in the last few days. Kevin Frandsen takes a look at those moves to see what they mean for the rest of the league
22 min
25
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Sam...
Kevin Frandsen shares his thoughts on the hiring of Sam Fuld to be the next GM of the Phillies
11 min
26
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Mik...
With the passing of Dick Allen this week, Kevin Frandsen gets one of Dick's biggest fans in the game, Mike Schmidt to talk about Dick's career and impact on Philadelphia Phillies teams in 70's
37 min
27
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Mat...
The winter meetings are taking place virtually this year. There has been a lot of confusing chatter about the club on social media the last few days, and Matt and Kevin Frandsen talk about those rumors.
36 min
28
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Ryan...
Kevin Frandsen is joined by Ryan Spaeder to talk a little HOF. What former Phillies have a shot to get in, and how Ryan got involved with the Player Vote for the HOF.
42 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Cale...
Kevin Frandsen sits down with the Phillies new pitching coach to find out who his influences are, what he thinks about some of his new staff, and about the relationship he has with Joe Girardi and Rob Thompson.
49 min
30
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....wom...
Another glass ceiling has been broken with the hiring of GM Kim Ng in Miami. Kevin Frandsen takes time to chat with two members of the Phillies front office.
37 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Dodg...
Kevin Frandsen gives his thoughts on the Los Angeles Dodgers winning the 2020 World Series.
37 min
32
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...WS Ga...
Kevin Frandsen talks about the match-up in tonight's Game 3 and why he thinks this is a must win for the Rays
15 min
33
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.......g...
Tonight is a game 6 and a game 7 in the LCS...Kevin Frandsen talks about tonight's games
17 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Eri...
Yankees catcher (and former Phillies player) Erik Kratz joins Kevin Frandsen to talk about the playoff matchups, organizational philosophies and a round of waffle or not.
70 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....the ...
Kevin Frandsen takes a look at the match-ups in the ALCS and the NLCS
22 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast......20...
Kevin Frandsen take a look back at the season that was....with the Phillies finishing one game short of the playoffs, Kevin Frandsen looks at the good and the bad of it.
27 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Pha...
The Phandemic Krew has been out in center field supporting the team during each home game.. Brett and Oscar talk to Kevin Frandsen to talk about how it started, about the rules and what they are doing for Phillies Charities.
22 min
38
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Spen...
Spencer Howard has made his big league debut. Kevin Frandsen gets him to talk about the moment and more...What was it like to throw to J.T. Realmuto, the experience from a friend's POV and more.
24 min
39
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...Dusty...
Kevin Frandsen's former manager, and Phillies coach, Dusty Wathan joins the program. How do you keep the group. engaged when there is so much uncertainty? The Phillies catching and the Marlins series.
43 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Hig...
Kevin Frandsen is joined by the hosts of the High Hopes Podcast, Jack Fritz and James Seltzer. The sprint to the NL East title is about to begin and they cannot contain their excitement.
72 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...Greg ...
WS champion Greg Dobbs joins the conversation today. Dobbs and Kevin Frandsen talk about what it will be like to be a bench player in 2020. They also talk about Charlie Manuel and finish up with Waffle or Not.
53 min
42
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Mike...
Giants broadcaster and former Phillie Mike Krukow joins Kevin Frandsen to talk baseball...including the 1982 Phillies.
33 min
43
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Joe...
Kevin Frandsen is joined by the manager, Joe Girardi as they discuss the first few days of camp.
32 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Nei...
Neil and Kevin Frandsen talk about the extended family time this spring....the bond that this Phillies team has, and what it would mean to win a title this year.....of course they finish up with Waffle or Not.
53 min
45
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Tom...
Kevin Frandsen and Tom talk about the upcoming season and all the changes, and the fact that the radio guys can go on the road this year.
37 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast......we...
Spring Training is scheduled to start on July 1st. Kevin Frandsen calls on his broadcast partner Scott Franzke to look forward to the season ahead.
42 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.......t...
Kevin Frandsen is happy that it looks like baseball is coming back, but now it is time to put the negotiations behind us and make it fun for the fans.
10 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast......Ma...
Matt and Kevin Frandsen talk about the Draft during the time of COVID-19.
43 min
49
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Doug...
Kevin Frandsen sits down with college professor, broadcaster, and former Philly Doug Glanville. Doug talks about efforts to bring equality to African-Americans in society and in the game they both love.
54 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Scot...
On the tenth anniversary of Roy Halladay's perfect game, Kevin Frandsen talks with the guy who called it on the radio for the Phillies, Scott Franzke.
53 min
51
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Fran...
Frank was in the Phillies clubhouse for some of the biggest moments and before that he was in St. Louis. "The Sheriff," as we love to call him, joins Kevin Frandsen to share some stories today.
67 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Rhy...
Rhys Hoskins and Kevin Frandsen talk about their dogs, what he is binge watching, and how he misses being around the boys.
37 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Dur...
Kevin Frandsen and Chad Durbin team up to talk pitching and catching with Aaron Nola. Aaron is also getting involved in some charity efforts during this time and they talk about that as well.
56 min
54
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Ada...
Adam Morgan joins Kevin Frandsen today. Adam talks about his life with a newborn at home. He also talks about his grilling skills. Enjoy.
33 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Phi...
Kevin Frandsen is joined by Jim Salisbury and Corey Seidman from the Phillies Talk podcast. 80 vs. 08 and Barry Bonds are some of the topics that are up for conversation....
54 min
56
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Brya...
Bryan talks about how his role as pitching coach has evolved during this period.
56 min
57
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....FP S...
Kevin Frandsen and his good buddy, FP Santangelo (color analyst for the Washngton Nationals tv broadcast) chat it up. They talk about how strong the NL East will be and of course play Waffle or Not.
46 min
58
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Chad...
Kevin Frandsen takes some time to talk to two of his favorite people, Chad Durbin and Brad Lidge. The two talk about what it was like to live in the bullpen during the 2008 season.
77 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...Darin...
The KBO is on ESPN. Kevin Frandsen catches up with former Phillies first baseman Darin Ruf. Darin knows all about the KBO. He and Kevin talk about the challenges for foreign players in the league, and what Spring Training was like with the Giants.
30 min
60
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....High...
Kevin Frandsen gets together with the High Hopes podcast. Jack and James talk about how they became baseball fans, where they think the Phillies would be right now if we were playing, and play Waffle or Not.
75 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast......Sh...
Kevin Frandsen chats with the Flyin' Hawaiian. Shane talks about the leadership mentality of the Phillies from 2006 moving on....and of course they play Waffle or Not.
51 min
62
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast......An...
Kevin Frandsen connected with catcher Andrew Knapp on Monday. Andrew is trying to stay in shape and make it through this quarantine. He talks about his early impressions of Joe Girardi and working with Joe Dillon.
47 min
63
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Cha...
Chad was a reliever on the 2008 Phillies and is a good buddy. Topics include ESPN's "The Last Dance", memories of the 2008 season and of course he plays Waffle or Not.
69 min
64
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....wha...
Kevin Frandsen talks about the three different plans that have been floated out there to get the season started. He also takes a look at the Dream Bracket.
19 min
65
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Jeff...
Frenchy is a favorite of our broadcast group. The long-time player and now broadcaster for the Braves talks about Joe Girardi, his thoughts on the NL East and of course plays Waffle or Not.
43 min
66
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...Joe G...
Kevin Frandsen chats with Phillies manager Joe Girardi. They talk about the family time Joe is getting right now, how he stays connected with his players and what it was like to catch Greg Maddux.
37 min
67
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Joe ...
Joe Dillon is the Phillies new hitting instructor....how is he keeping contact with his hitters, what did he learn working with Kevin Long, and his thoughts on Bryce, Rhys Hoskins and JT.
39 min
68
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Trev...
Trevor Plouffe and Kevin Frandsen go way back to the Minors....they talk about the possible way that the season may resume, Trevor's new media venture and play Waffle or Not.
46 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Lar...
Larry Bowa made his debut 50 years ago today (4/7). Kevin Frandsen talks with Larry about his life and baseball and how baseball can come back after this period of physical distancing.
46 min
70
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Rub...
Ruben Amaro, Jr.....the newest analyst for NBC Sports Philadelphia, has done it all in the game of baseball....from bat boy to player, then GM and eventually 1st-base coach. He has a unique perspective on what is going on right now in the baseball world.
51 min
71
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Mark...
Kevin Frandsen chats with Penn Charter alum and former Major Leaguer Mark Gubicza. They talk about what it was like to grow up as a Phillies fan, the players he emulated growing up and even chat about the way analytics are used. Of course, they play Waffle or Not.
67 min
72
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Geo...
Geoff Jenkins talks about the 08 Phils, his time in Philly and about what he is doing now. Kevin Frandsen also challenges him to a round of Waffle or Not.
49 min
73
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Sco...
Kevin Frandsen is joined by his broadcast partner Scott Franzke. They talk a little about HK. The two lifelong baseball junkies also talk about what this baseball season might look like.
37 min
74
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Scot...
Kevin Frandsen chats with Scott about all the confusion that the team experienced as this chapter began, what he is doing to try and stay in baseball shape, and how this team has come together already.
29 min
75
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Tom...
Kevin Frandsen checks in with Tom McCarthy to see how the McCarthy clan is doing and to see what Tom is doing to pass the time with no games to call.
43 min
76
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Rhys...
Entering his 4th season, Rhys Hoskins has been working on a few things this off-season. He sits down for a chat with Kevin Frandsen about how things are different this spring, and of course, he plays waffle or not.
37 min
77
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Brya...
Kevin Frandsen is really pumped up about the Phillies picking up new pitching coach Bryan Price. They are both from the Bay Area so the conversation goes from coast to coast.
42 min
78
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Vinc...
Kevin Frandsen grabbed a few minutes with Vince Velasquez while he was in Philadelphia this week.
26 min
79
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....JT R...
Kevin Frandsen got to sit down with JT at the ballpark the other day to play Waffle or Not and to talk about JT's love of winning.
40 min
80
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...Roman...
Kevin Frandsen sits down with Phillies CF Roman Quinn to talk offseason and play waffle or not.
25 min
81
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...Alec ...
Kevin Frandsen kicks off the new year with a conversation with two players that could be coming to Philadelphia at some point this year; Alec Bohm and Connor Brogdon.
39 min
82
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Matt...
Kevin Frandsen sits down with the Phillies GM before he leaves the winter meetings.
23 min
83
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...Jayso...
Mike Ferrin of the Arizona Diamondbacks has insight on Bryan Price and Jayson Stark knows baseball.
47 min
84
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...Winte...
Kevin Frandsen talks to Meredith Marakovits, Yankees clubhouse reporter about the Phillies newest (rumored) pick-up Didi Gregorius and chats with his buddy Tony Gwynn Jr.
37 min
85
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...Winte...
Kevin Frandsen takes his first trip to the Winter Meetings. Kevin sat in for Matt Klentak's chat with the media, then he talks with Ryan Spilborghs (Colorado Rockies) and Jonathan Mayo (MLB.com and MLB pipeline).
44 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...Brad ...
Kevin Frandsen and Brad talk about the Phillies free agent moves, new pitching coach Bryan Price, and Brad plays "Waffle or Not"
32 min
87
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast...non-t...
The non-tender deadline has passed and Kevin Frandsen shares his thoughts about the parting of Maikel Franco and César Hernández.
15 min
88
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast....Matt...
Kevin Frandsen has not finished his leftovers, but he is getting ready for the winter meetings already. He talks to Matt about the Phillies needs going into the meetings.
43 min
89
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast: Joe Di...
The Phillies have a new hitting coach, Joe Dillon. Joe was with the Nationals last year, but now he is in charge of helping the Phillies' hitters. Kevin Frandsen and Joe have known each other for a few years so they catch-up and talk about his approach to the job. Of course, they play Waffle or Not.
34 min
90
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast . Joe G...
Kevin Frandsen gets dig a little deeper with the Phillies new manager, Joe Girardi.
15 min
91
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast Offseas...
Kevin Frandsen gives his thoughts about the reported finalists in the Phillies' manager search and also on the World Series.
18 min
92
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast Offseas...
Kevin Frandsen is bummed that the Phillies did not make the postseason. He shares some thoughts on the way it went.
21 min
93
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast: Ep. 32
The extended version of Kevin Frandsen's conversation with Charlie Manuel from Phillies On-Deck.
11 min
94
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast: Ep. 31
Kevin Frandsen is pumped after Tuesday night's win over the Braves...he is joined by Brad Miller.
45 min
95
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast: Ep. 30
Kevin Frandsen is pumped about the extra innings walk-off on Monday, the addition to the Harper family, and he dials up his partner Scott Franzke to talk about what it is they do.
33 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast: Ep. 29
Kev chops it up with his former teammate Jayson Werth.
40 min
97
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast: Ep. 28
Kevin Frandsen is back from vacation and has lots of thoughts about his former manager, Charlie Manuel, taking over as the hitting coach.
20 min
98
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast: Ep. 27
The trade deadline has passed and Kevin Frandsen shares his thoughts on what did and did not transpire.
15 min
99
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast: Ep. 26
Kevin Frandsen and LA compare notes as the Phillies look to pick up some ground on the Braves.
48 min
100
Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast: Ep. 25
Kevin Frandsen will be back behind the mic tonight as the Phillies take on the Pirates.
12 min