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Baseball’s biggest news, trends, trades and highlights, all broken down from an analytical angle. Subscribe now to stay up-to-date on Majors' most important storylines using the same data as cutting-edge front offices. Enjoy two episodes per week, one with Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello, and another with Mandy Bell and Sarah Langs.

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Rolen is in Cooperstown: With Michael Clair on ...
Rolen is in Cooperstown: With Michael Clair on international baseball
28 min
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Jeopardy music!
Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell react to Scott Rolen getting named to Cooperstown and more.
54 min
3
Get Rolen into the Hall already
Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss the upcoming HOF ballot, 2023 schedule and more.
44 min
4
Running on Empty!
MLB.com's Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell look at projections for the 2023 season and more.
50 min
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The Carlos Correa saga is over. We think.
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss the shocking end to the Carlos Correa saga.
42 min
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Rafael Devers is signed, Carlos Correa is not
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss Rafael Devers, Carlos Correa, the effects of the shift ban, the remaining free agents, the woes of the Marlins, and the 2023 projections
51 min
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Carlos Correa is a Forever Giant
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss the Giants getting Carlos Correa, the thinking behind long-term contracts, the Sean Murphy trade, where Dansby Swanson goes, and how the shift ban may affect Corey Seager.
46 min
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The Heat is On!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell give their takes on the biggest moves of the offseason thus far, including Sean Murphy, Justin Verlander, Josh Bell and Kevin Kiermaier, and they discuss the possibilities for the free agents still left on the board before getting into their favorite moments in baseball from the past week!
46 min
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2022 Winter Meetings Recap
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello review all the signings from the Winter Meetings and predict what moves will happen next.
60 min
10
2022 Winter Meetings Preview, with Mark Feinsand
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss Jose Abreu signing with Houston, Shelby Miller's comeback, and Joe Musgrove's trip to Antarctica before discussing the Winter Meetings with MLB.com's Mark Feinsand.
46 min
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Thankful
Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell do a holiday draft, giving a reason to be thankful for each team in MLB.
66 min
12
The best free agent predictions you can find
46 min
13
The MLB offseason starts immediately
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss what's next for the Astros and Phillies, wonder if Corbin Burnes and Shohei Ohtani will get traded, and preview the upcoming MLB awards.
46 min
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We are the champions!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell recap the excitement from the World Series, give Dusty all the credit he deserves and reflect on some of the best highlights from the season before naming their favorite moments from the past week!
55 min
15
Reset the 2022 World Series
38 min
16
Your 2022 World Series Preview Is Here
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss how the ALCS/NLCS ended, then break down the most interesting aspects of the upcoming World Series.
43 min
17
Dancing on my own!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell recap the NLCS and ALCS, discuss Dusty Baker’s importance to the game and preview the World Series before sharing their favorite moments in baseball from the past week!
57 min
18
Oh, Brother!
MLB.com's Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell highlight all the best moments from the NLCS and ALCS and wrap up Cleveland's (and Mandy's) fun 2022 run before sharing their favorite moments in baseball from the past week!
47 min
19
Four teams left in the World Series hunt
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss the discourse over the playoff schedule, recap the Yankees defeating the Guardians, and discuss the ALCS and NLCS.
38 min
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Baseball is the best!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell break down each Division Series and Sarah highlights the craziest stats of the postseason so far before the two talk about the overwhelming support Sarah has received from the baseball community over the last week!
46 min
21
A one-day break in the MLB playoffs
51 min
22
We Know Who Wins the Wild Card Games
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello recap regular season heroics and then break down each of the four Wild Card series.
41 min
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Golden Years!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell try to find new ways to appreciate Albert Pujols, give all their predictions for this year’s BBWAA Award winners and breakdown the AL and NL postseason matchups before sharing their favorite moments in baseball from this past week!
49 min
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The Biggest Series of the Season
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello talk about Aaron Judge reaching 61 homers, the Mets/Braves series to decide the NL East, the Phillies letting the Brewers back into the race, the potential end of Zack Greinke's career, and highlight Oscar Gonzalez and Luis Garcia.
45 min
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We Are Young!
37 min
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Now Aaron Judge Has 60 HR
Now Aaron Judge Has 60 HR
51 min
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Take It Easy!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell are joined by Twins reporter Do-Hyoung Park to talk about the Guardians and Twins 15-inning marathon on Saturday.
46 min
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The WAR over AL MVP
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss the Ohtani/Judge MVP race and what WAR’s role should be; the rule changes coming in 2023; how Max Muncy has turned his season around; Oneil Cruz’s run of success; and highlight Ross Stripling and Myles Straw.
50 min
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Forever Young!
Recapping the craziness of Sunday’s game in Seattle, highlighting the incredible rookie class in Atlanta, and more.
41 min
30
Aaron Judge and the hardest 60 ever
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss Aaron Judge's race to 60 homers, the Cardinals trying to get the #2 seed, the wild AL Central race, the suddenly interesting D-Backs, and highlight Jeremiah Estrada and George Kirby
44 min
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You Need To Calm Down!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell discuss how we can and should appreciate BOTH Shohei Ohtani and Aaron Judge, highlight all the fun Mookie Betts brings to the table, talk about the D-backs’ recent hot stretch and remind everyone why Andrés Giménez is a player to watch before getting into their favorite moments from baseball this past week!
60 min
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House of Gold!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell catch up about Mandy’s first trip to T-Mobile Park, discuss Julio Rodriguez’s long-term extension, break down Paul Goldschmidt’s impressive Triple Crown watch and rave, once again, about Shohei Ohtani before getting into their favorite moments from baseball this past week.
53 min
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Could Goldschmidt win a Triple Crown?
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss Bryce Harper’s return, whether Paul Goldschmidt can get a Triple Crown, how the Braves are winning with youth, what to make of Oneil Cruz’s record-shattering hit, who takes the AL Wild Card, and check in on Johnny Cueto and Emmanuel Clase.
41 min
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The Greatest Show!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell have flashbacks of their childhood as Albert Pujols is once again stealing all the headlines, let everyone know which AL Central pitcher is flying heavily under the radar and welcome guest Sydney Woolf to GUSH about the Little League Classic with them before getting into the best moments in baseball from the past week!
50 min
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The old men are leading the Cardinals
The old men are leading the Cardinals
23 min
36
Nobody's Perfect!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell look back at some of the top feats from the past week, including Judge, Rasmussen & the Dodgers, break down just how fun the Mets have been, discuss if this could be the year the Mariners end a drought and discover how just how good Corey Seager has been this summer before revealing their favorite moments from this week in baseball!
47 min
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Aaron Judge is going to break the AL homer record
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello review the Field of Dreams game, project Aaron Judge's HR chase, gawk at Dylan Cease's historic run, note Adley Rutschman's impact on the O's, and highlight Yandy Diaz & Lars Nootbaar.
53 min
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The Kids Are Alright!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell recap this weekend’s Dodgers vs. Padres series, break down Amed Rosario’s sudden burst of power and welcome MLB.com researcher David Adler to bring even more attention to Adley Rutschman before revealing their favorite moments from this week in baseball!
48 min
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The Deadline Changed Everything
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello lament the passing of Vin Scully, review the Trade Deadline, update a Miguel Cabrera stat, get into how the Deadline affects the Braves, Phillies, and Twins, before introducing Trayce Thompson and Joe Boyle.
49 min
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Here Comes The Judge!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell break down all the Aaron Judge’s historic home run pace, analyze how Austin Riley had the best July of anyone in baseball, explain why Juan Soto is taking over the baseball world and give all the stats about what it means to be in first place on Aug. 1 before sharing their favorite moments in baseball from the past week!
58 min
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Trade Deadline Roundup, with Mark Feinsand
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss the Yankees acquiring Andrew Benintendi, Max Scherzer vs. Aaron Judge, the Red Sox falling out of the race, then welcome in Mark Feinsand to discuss the Trade Deadline.
50 min
42
On The Walls of the Hall of Fame!
MLB.com's Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell take a look at Aaron Judge's red-hot season, analyze the narrowing NL East division race, and more.
50 min
43
So You're Trading Juan Soto
So You're Trading Juan Soto
49 min
44
California Dreamin’: All-Star Week Behind The S...
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell break down all the fun of the Home Run Derby, explain how Juan Soto’s Derby title could spark a red-hot second half and give all the behind the scenes stories of All-Star Week before sharing their favorite moments in baseball from the past week!
45 min
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The O's and M's Are Streaking
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss the implications of Baltimore & Seattle's winning streaks, wonder if Francisco Lindor is now underrated
43 min
46
Hey Now, You're an All-Star!
MLB.com’s Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell explain why the Orioles are the most exciting team in baseball right now, list all the fun facts you need to know about this year’s All-Stars and more
50 min
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Is Sandy Alcantara MLB's best starter?
Is Sandy Alcantara MLB's best starter?
40 min
48
All Stars, Julio, Shohei & More!
MLB.com's Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell take a look at the close races at shortstop in the NL and third in the AL All-Star starters’ balloting (don’t forget to vote at MLB.com/vote !),
41 min
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Welcome aboard, Sarah and Mandy
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello banter about Mark Appel's long-awaited MLB debut, then welcome Sarah Langs and Mandy Bell to discuss their new podcast before highlighting Shohei Ohtani's latest achievements.
33 min
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The Standings Aren't What You Think They Are
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello look at how the standings have suddenly shifted, highlight the incredible feats of Oneil Cruz, wonder if the Yankees can set the all-time wins record, ask why anyone is throwing Dansby Swanson fastballs, and highlight Harold Ramirez and Bligh Madris.
41 min
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The all-time records about to be broken
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello look at several all-time records in danger of breaking, highlight what's behind the red-hot Braves, officially give the AL West to the Astros, discuss the MLB Draft Combine, and highlight Andrés Giménez & Brandon Donovan.
51 min
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Managers who have been fired, or might be soon
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss Mike's win at a minor league relay race, Joey Votto's return to prominence, the good catching problem Toronto has, and the incredible intentional walk issued by the White Sox.
39 min
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The Mets are tormenting bad defenses
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello look at how the Mets are succeeding playing against MLB's weakest defenses, look at Mookie Betts's torrid pace, give credit to what José Ramírez is doing, reveal the surprising team leader in home runs, and highlight Christopher Morel and Clay Holmes.
39 min
54
How Have the Biggest Free Agents Fared?
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello look back at how the winter's biggest free contracts have started out, how the Red Sox have rebounded, why the Mariners are in last, and what's keeping Vladimir Guerrero Jr. from lifting off
43 min
55
The Best Team in Baseball is ...
MLB.com's Matt Meyers & Mike Petriello banter about whether the Dodgers or Yankees are baseball's best club, talk about the NL DH's effect on Bryce Harper, praise Yordan Alvarez, and share some in-person opinions of the Minor League pitch clock.
34 min
56
This is Already Playoff Baseball
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello look at the teams that have added and lost the most in playoff odds, break down Justin Verlander, Mike Trout, and the D-Backs, and shine a light on Josh Naylor and Vinnie Pasquantino.
47 min
57
The Teams Exceeding Expectations
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello look at one team per division who is exceeding expectations, Walker Buehler's incredible feat, how Eric Lauer improved, what the Orioles did to Coors field, and focus on CJ Cron and Ke'Bryan Hayes.
45 min
58
The Return of Ronald Acuña Jr.
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello talk about the teams that worry them early in 2022, the success of the Yankees, Twins, and Mets, and welcome Mark Bowman to discuss everything happening in Atlanta.
53 min
59
Praise for the Orioles, and the Best New Pitche...
MLB.com's Mike Petriello looks at the stunning early success of the Orioles pitching staff and highlights Astros rookie Jeremy Peña, while also welcoming in David Adler to talk about the best new pitches of the year and the hidden swing changes of Bryce Harper.
22 min
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What to know from the MLB season's first week
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello react to Clayton Kershaw being lifted from a perfect game, dig into early season surprises in Cleveland, Chicago, and New York, and highlight Vlad Guerrero Jr's power display, Seiya Suzuki's patience, and Christian Yelich's groundball problems.
44 min
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60 Stats for 30 Teams, a 2022 MLB preview
MLB.com's Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello preview the 2022 MLB season with their traditional 60 Stats for 30 Teams, sharing a pair of interesting facts about each club, before making season predictions for playoffs and awards.
74 min
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A 30-team World Series draft with Will Leitch
A 30-team World Series draft with Will Leitch
55 min
63
The Spring numbers that matter
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello highlight the most interesting numbers coming from Spring Training, review the most recent trades and signings, and discuss the newest rule changes, including “the Shohei Ohtani rule.
48 min
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The Hot Stove is on Fire
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello recap a wild week of trades and signings before welcoming on MLB.com’s Keegan Matheson to talk about Toronto adding Matt Chapman, Yusei Kikuchi, and more.
55 min
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The MLB Lockout is Over!
Time to play ball! After a work stoppage that lasted 99 days and delayed the beginning of the 2022 season, a new collective bargaining agreement is in place, spring training is gearing up, and lightning round free agency is upon us! Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello of MLB.com, along with senior writer Mark Feinsand, celebrate the signing of the CBA and the return of the boys of summer and look forward to what promises to be an interesting free agency/ spring training period.
41 min
66
David Ortiz is the newest Hall of Famer
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello reflect on David Ortiz getting into the Hall of Fame and look ahead to what this means for the future of the Hall of Fame ballot.
29 min
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The Juicy Center of the Hall of Fame Ballot
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello investigate the middle of the Hall of Fame ballot, the Scott Rolen / Bobby Abreu types who have a strong but not slam-dunk case to enter Cooperstown.
53 min
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How to interview a manager, with Jim Duquette
How to interview a manager, with Jim Duquette
34 min
69
Six new Hall of Famers, with Joe Posnanski
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss the six new Hall of Famers selected by a pair of Era Committees, highlight an incredible Jim Kaat fact, briefly wonder who will manage the Mets, and welcome on Joe Posnanski to talk about his relationship with Buck O’Neil, his reaction when O’Neil was elected to the Hall, and his “Baseball 100” book.
38 min
70
Free agent frenzy
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello break down all the free agent moves of the last 96 hours, wonder which quiet teams will make their first move, and predict landing spots for the remaining big names.
56 min
71
What to know about Seiya Suzuki
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss Wander Franco’s long-term contract, Kendall Graveman surprisingly signing with the White Sox, the 2022 Hall of Fame ballot, the All-MLB team, and welcome on Jim Allen live from Tokyo to discuss Seiya Suzuki, Yoshinobu Yamamoto, and a shocking fact about the Japan Series.
34 min
72
Today is a big roster move day
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello explain why Nov. 19 is a big day in the roster world of baseball, welcome the Cleveland Guardians and Billy Eppler, then break down the major award votes and Justin Verlander, Noah Syndergaard, and Eduardo Rodriguez signing in free agency
46 min
73
Live from the GM meetings with Mark Feinsand
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss the Dodgers signing Andrew Heaney, bring on Mark Feinsand for a live update from the GM meetings, and discuss which shortstop would fit the Yankees best – and if New York fans would welcome Carlos Correa – with producer Ryan Wallerson.
36 min
74
Congrats to the Braves, & welcome to the offseason
Congrats to the Braves, & welcome to the offseason
48 min
75
How the World Series went back to Houston
How the World Series went back to Houston
41 min
76
The 2021 World Series, tied at a game apiece
The 2021 World Series, tied at a game apiece
38 min
77
The 2021 World Series preview
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello break down the 2021 World Series between the Astros and the Braves, position by position.
41 min
78
Braves, Astros are one win away from the World ...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello break down what’s happened so far in the NLCS and ALCS before bantering about postseason pitching usage, umpires, and whether “the hot hand” is a real thing.
52 min
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On to the Championship Series, with Michael A. ...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello review the three Division Series that have ended and welcome on Kansas City outfielder Michael A. Taylor to preview the ALCS, talk about his postseason history with the Nationals and what it’s like to get ready for a winner-take-all postseason game.
49 min
80
One of these eight teams will win the World Series
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello review the biggest moments of the AL and NL Wild Card Games and look ahead to the four upcoming Division Series as the postseason gets started.
48 min
81
Sorting through the playoff chaos
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello preview the final weekend of the regular season, noting the possibility of multiple tiebreakers in the American League, before spending time on each of the 12 teams still alive in the races.
70 min
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What Happened in San Diego? | Nick Davis on the...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello update the closest playoff races, investigate the disfunction happening in San Diego, note the wild numbers behind another successful Tampa Bay season, wonder if it’s time to worry about the White Sox and highlight Dietrich Enns and Anthony Gose, while also talking to filmmaker Nick Davis about his ESPN documentary on the 1986 Mets, “Once Upon a Time in Queens.”
65 min
83
The Dodger streak might finally be ending
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello come to terms with the fact that the eight-season run for the Dodgers atop the NL West might finally be ending, look at St. Louis’ run to the second Wild Card spot, ask why Freddie Freeman hasn’t yet signed with the Braves, look ahead to the ascendant Tigers, and highlight Frank Schwindel and Will Smith.
44 min
84
Finally, the Blue Jays are here
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello talk about how the surging Blue Jays might do well in MVP/CY voting, gawk at Salvador Perez’s power burst, discuss how to value Corbin Burnes’ absolutely dominant season, look at how Max Scherzer has upped his game since coming to Los Angeles, highlight Nestor Cortes Jr. and Avisaíl García, and rant about HR distances and Wander Franco’s ROY chances.
46 min
85
The Rays are having their best-ever season
MLB.com’s Mike Petriello and Sarah Langs talk about the Rays being on a 102-win pace, talk about the latest incredible Juan Soto feat, wonder if Brandon Crawford should be in the NL MVP conversation, look at the hilarious week the Phillies just had, highlight Joe Ryan and Amed Rosario, and rant about everything happening to the Mets.
48 min
86
The Orioles broke the streak | Plus: Wander Fra...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello talk about the Orioles finally winning a game, how the Yankees have turned it around, how Wander Franco is breaking out, who will be the next to hit 500 homers, and the winners of the MLB.com Cy Young polls.
48 min
87
The Playoff Urgency Rankings
The Playoff Urgency Rankings
45 min
88
Why are the Padres talking about Fernando Tatis...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello talk about Fernando Tatis Jr. potentially playing the outfield, how the fourth-place Blue Jays are for real, dive into the Phillies surprising run to first place, and talk about the death of batting practice.
45 min
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The NL MVP race is suddenly wide-open
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello review the teams with the most disappointing Trade Deadlines, dive into the suddenly fascinating NL MVP race, discuss how the Reds still have a shot at sneaking into the playoffs and more.
43 min
90
It is now officially Trade Deadline watch | Plu...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello dive into the trade deadline, coming up with places they’d love to see top trade targets go to, breaking down the Jesús Luzardo for Starling Marte trade, reacting to the entire Seattle situation around the Kendall Graveman deal with Houston
59 min
91
There’s a huge series coming this weekend | Plu...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello break down the huge weekend series that is not Red Sox vs Yankees, update the ongoing interest in how Juan Soto said the Home Run Derby would fix his swing and then backed it up immediately, learn a whole lot about Luis Torrens, note a very weird fact involving the D-Backs and the Pirates, then welcome on MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand to preview the upcoming July 30 Trade Deadline.
51 min
92
The second half of the season is here
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello recap the Home Run Derby and All-Star Game experience in Colorado, then look ahead to the second half of the season by investigating each of the six divisions, projecting who will be in the playoffs, identifying a notable player to watch from each division, and rant about playoff odds numbers and complaints about player appearances at the All-Star Game. 
63 min
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Shohei Ohtani and the HR Derby | Plus: Xavier S...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello discuss Shohei Ohtani’s latest otherworldly feats, wonder if the Brewers have already locked up the NL Central, look at how Edwin Diaz may have turned around the New York perception of the big trade with Seattle, and share the possible way to predict the Home Run Derby winner, before welcoming guest Xavier Scruggs to talk about having a locker next to Yadier Molina, his new MLB.com podcast “The Bigs,” his new DEI job with the Cardinals, and his media work with ESPN, MLB Network Radio, and elsewhere.
53 min
94
Kyle Schwarber is the hottest hitter alive | Ex...
MLB.com’s Mike Petriello is joined by David Adler to talk about Kyle Schwarber’s red-hot June, the Nationals’ postseason chances, Kyle Tucker’s underrated contributions in Houston, Fernando Tatis Jr’s huge defensive improvement, an All-Star +1 idea to account for the year’s best stories, Steven Duggar, Tony Kemp, a bad AL MVP take and the lack of a third NC State/Vanderbilt game.
36 min
95
The All-Star leaders so far | Plus: Look at the...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello review the latest leaders in fan voting for the All-Star Game, talk about how weird the Angels/Giants extra innings game was, investigate what it means to have Wander Franco in the Majors, highlight how incredible Matt Olson’s season has been, share a very unexpected fact about how the Braves play defense, highlight the promotion of knuckleballer Mickey Jannis, shine a light on Brady Singer, and rant about how the All Star ballots actually work and whether baseball’s pace of play issue is worse than basketball’s.
53 min
96
The teams most likely to have pieces to trade a...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello talk about how the D-Backs and the all-time record for consecutive road losses, look at the upcoming Trade Deadline and who this year’s sellers might be most likely to move to contenders, discuss Tyler Glasnow’s injury and the effects it will have on Tampa Bay’s playoff hopes, react to a real-time Rays trade, express surprise at which strategy is working the best in extra innings, share an incredibly shocking fact about the struggles of San Diego’s offense, highlight the achievements of Luke Williams and Taijuan Walker, and rant about the impact of Albert Pujols, bunting with Shohei Ohtani, and the truth about historical hit by pitch numbers.
57 min
97
The division leaders most likely to hang on | ...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello talk about how the Chris Archer trade could still look better (or worse), check how the division leaders shape up and who is most likely to hang on, dive into how interesting the Astros have been this season, talk about Yoán Moncada’s uncanny ability to post all-time BABIP, share how Jacob deGrom has changed his approach while still dominating, spotlight Cedric Mullins and Eric Haase, and rant about requiring context in spin rate investigations involving foreign substances and multiple instances of home runs being called back for missing bases
60 min
98
The Rays have baseball’s best record | Plus: Th...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello talk about Lou Gehrig Day and the fight against ALS, how the Rays have achieved the best record in baseball, how the Blake Snell trade looks in retrospect and whether Tampa Bay will trade Kevin Kiermaier. Then they try to figure out what’s wrong with Juan Soto – if anything is at all – check in with the soft-tossing Cubs rotation, review what a 60-game season ending now would look like, focus on Patrick Wisdom and Austin Adams, and rant about fielding percentage and Jacob deGrom’s stature in the game.
47 min
99
The Vladimir Guerrero Jr. breakout is here
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello talk about the six pro baseball games New York City will see on Thursday, marvel at the Vladimir Guerrero Jr. breakout, gawk at Yasmani Grandal’s all-time weird batting line, point out a reason for the rise in strikeouts this year, check in with the surging Dodgers and Padres, highlight J.P. Feyereisen and Pablo Lopez, and rant about instant replay and Houston fan reactions.
48 min
100
This season is no-hitter season | Plus: Ohtani’...
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello talk about Corey Kluber and Spencer Turnbull’s no-hitters, how many no-hitters are still enjoyable, whether the Low-A St. Lucie Mets have baseball’s best rotation, how the Shohei Ohtani experience has blossomed just as Mike Trout got injured, point out how Nolan Arenado is having the best year of his career in his first season away from Coors, wonder if Trevor Rogers is the best pick from the 2017 first round, focus on Jesse Winker and Pavin Smith, and attempt not to rant about the Tony La Russa / Yermin Mercedes saga.
47 min