The Show Before the Show

In "The Show Before the Show," MiLB.com writers Tyler Maun and Sam Dykstra break down Minor League Baseball's biggest storylines with guests from around the Minors including players, managers and player development experts. They'll also have a weekly look at what's going on outside the lines with business of the Minors expert Benjamin Hill.

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#386: Winter Meetings recap
#386: Minor League Winter Meetings recap
62 min
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#385: Columbia Fireflies give ballpark holiday ...
Columbia Fireflies give ballpark holiday glow
56 min
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#384: Marvel's Defenders of the Diamond Logo Draft
Marvel's Defenders of the Diamond Logo Draft
44 min
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#383: Rangers prospect Grant Wolfram
#383: Rangers prospect Grant Wolfram
73 min
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#382: Daytona emcee The Young Professor
#382: Daytona's Young Professor
49 min
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#381: Hudson Valley Cider Donuts
#381: Hudson Valley Cider Donuts
52 min
82
#380: Fort Myers' recovery
Fort Myers GM Judd Loveland talks about the Mighty Mussels’ community efforts following Hurricane Ian.
72 min
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#379: Cardinals’ Jordan Walker
#379: Cardinals’ Jordan Walker
40 min
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#378: Anthony Volpe, Jack Leiter together again
#378: Anthony Volpe, Jack Leiter together again
66 min
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#377: Orioles prospect Grayson Rodriguez
#377: Orioles prospect Grayson Rodriguez
83 min
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#376: Tyler at the World Baseball Classic quali...
Tyler wraps up what he saw from the World Baseball Classic qualifiers in Germany, Ben brings stories from Erie and Sam previews the AFL.
62 min
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#375: Rocketing into postseason
Rocket City VP of marketing, promotions and entertainment Lindsey Knupp discusses her organization’s playoffs prep and the second year of the Trash Pandas identity. Ben, Sam and Tyler talk about Minor League rules coming to MLB and Ben’s recent road trip to Erie, Buffalo and Rochester. Also, Josh cracks open another edition of Ghosts of the Minors.
67 min
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#374: Daytona’s Bob Ross Bobblehead Night
#374: Daytona’s Bob Ross Bobblehead Night
62 min
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#373: Round Rock broadcaster Mike Capps
#373: Round Rock broadcaster Mike Capps
61 min
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#372: Rules changes in the FSL
#372: Rules changes in the FSL
63 min
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#371: Pensacola’s DIY jerseys
#371: Pensacola’s DIY jerseys
60 min
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#370: Field of Dreams trip
Ben and Sam talk with Tyler about their road trip to MiLB at Field of Dreams. Josh saddles up in another edition of Ghosts of the Minors.
53 min
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#369: FoD preview, Trade recap
Tyler, Sam and Ben discuss Vin Scully's passing, the upcoming Minor League Field of Dreams game and all of the trades from the Deadline.
73 min
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#368: Oklahoma!/Deadline talk
#368: Oklahoma!/Deadline talk
41 min
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#367: Looking back, ahead
Sam and Tyler recap the Futures Game and Draft and preview the second half for prospects. Ben shares Seigo Masabuchi's story in St. Paul.
67 min
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#366: Futures Game, Draft and a Futures Game Draft
It’s a big week in the world of Minor League Baseball and prospects. Tyler and Sam draft their own Futures Game clubs and preview this weekend's actual 2022 Draft. Also, Ben tells the tale of Timmy Time in Beloit, and Josh jumps to it in Ghosts of the Minors.
78 min
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#365: Wisconsin's Hilary Bauer
#365: Wisconsin's Hilary Bauer
61 min
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#364: Knowing your ABC Supply Stadium
Ben checks in from the road following his first visit to Beloit’s ABC Supply Stadium. Also, Tyler and Sam discuss the Major League debuts of Vinnie Pasquantino and Mark Appel, and Josh makes a mess of things in Ghosts of the Minors.
60 min
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#363: San Jose Beer Batters
San Jose VP of marketing Matt Alongi tells the story of his club’s Beer Batters identity. Also, Tyler, Sam and Ben debate whether Portland mascot Slugger is a seal or a dog, Tyler and Sam look at who could be the next Oneil Cruz and Josh cracks the case of the latest Ghosts of the Minors.
53 min
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#362: A bear tours an Asheville ballpark
Ben and Sam talk with Asheville assistant GM Hannah Martin about a bear visitor to McCormick Field. Also, Tyler and Sam discuss midseason clinches, and Josh takes to the friendly skies of Ghosts of the Minors.
59 min