Cleveland Baseball Talk Podcast

Get the latest news and analysis about the Cleveland Guardians from Paul Hoynes, Joe Noga and special guests on cleveland.com

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Steven Kwan's rookie resume, Judge's HR chase a...
Steven Kwan's rookie resume, Judge's HR chase and Pujols history
25 min
2
Guardians have 'opened a window' with AL Centra...
Guardians have 'opened a window' with AL Central title
21 min
3
When can Guardians turn attention to potential ...
When can Guardians turn attention to potential AL Wild Card matchup?
22 min
4
Steven Kwan and Triston McKenzie stay hot, Will...
Steven Kwan and Triston McKenzie stay hot, Will Brennan debuts
20 min
5
Guardians take command in AL Central chase
Guardians take command in AL Central chase
27 min
6
How the Guardians can win in Chicago and put a ...
How the Guardians can win in Chicago and put a choke hold on the AL Central
20 min
7
Amed Rosario heats up as the Guardians gear up ...
Amed Rosario heats up as the Guardians gear up for Chicago
24 min
8
Previewing Guardians vs. Twins as both teams fi...
Previewing Guardians vs. Twins as both teams fight for AL Central title
20 min
9
Guardians are rolling with a big stretch in fro...
Guardians are rolling with a big stretch in front of them
19 min
10
Fired-up Terry Francona leading Guardians playo...
Fired-up Terry Francona leading Guardians playoff charge
22 min
11
How the Guardians' 5-1 road trip sets up a crit...
How the Guardians' 5-1 road trip sets up a critical nine-game homestand
25 min
12
How Guardians players will be affected by a pit...
How Guardians players will be affected by a pitch clock and banning shifts in 2023
24 min
13
Breaking down Guardians' late collapse against ...
Breaking down Guardians' late collapse against the Royals
20 min
14
Shane Bieber's dominant start, the AL Cy Young ...
Shane Bieber's dominant start, the AL Cy Young race and more
25 min
15
Guardians back in the win column, Sam Hentges' ...
Guardians back in the win column, Sam Hentges' emergence and Aaron Judge's MVP case
31 min
16
Previewing Guardians vs. Royals as Cleveland op...
Previewing Guardians vs. Royals as Cleveland opens big road trip in KC
21 min
17
Guardians vs. Mariners preview; Steven Kwan vs....
Guardians vs. Mariners preview; Steven Kwan vs. Julio Rodriguez and more
22 min
18
Are the Guardians running out of gas on offense?
Are the Guardians running out of gas on offense?
26 min
19
Cal Quantrill, Guardians' bullpen are on some k...
Cal Quantrill, Guardians' bullpen are on some kind of hot streak
25 min
20
Quick fixes for Cleveland's suddenly slumping l...
Quick fixes for Cleveland's suddenly slumping lineup
20 min
21
Lessons the Guardians learned from a tough week...
Lessons the Guardians learned from a tough weekend in Seattle
20 min
22
Triston McKenzie's home runs are still an issue...
Triston McKenzie's home runs are still an issue; looking back at Ichiro's career
20 min
23
Previewing Guardians vs. Mariners as both teams...
Previewing Guardians vs. Mariners as both teams aim for postseason
21 min
24
Guardians see AL Central lead grow as bullpen s...
Guardians see AL Central lead grow as bullpen steps up
23 min
25
Guardians blame it on the rain, Zach Plesac ski...
Guardians blame it on the rain, Zach Plesac skipped, Nolan Jones at 1st and more
27 min
26
Guardians vs. White Sox key matchups and some t...
Guardians vs. White Sox key matchups and some thoughts on the 2023 WBC
21 min
27
Breaking down the Guardians' wild comeback win ...
Breaking down the Guardians' wild comeback win vs. Detroit
25 min
28
Making sense of MLB's chaotic catcher's obstruc...
Making sense of MLB's chaotic catcher's obstruction rule
25 min
29
Eli Morgan's struggles, Andrés Giménez's surge ...
Eli Morgan's struggles, Andrés Giménez's surge and great Guardians defense
22 min
30
Guardians harnessed speed and defense on succes...
Guardians harnessed speed and defense on successful road trip
18 min
31
Bullpen boosts first-place Guardians in back-to...
Bullpen boosts first-place Guardians in back-to-back wins
20 min
32
Reasons the Guardians should be talking about a...
Reasons the Guardians should be talking about an Amed Rosario contract extension
23 min
33
What went wrong for Franmil Reyes, and what opt...
What went wrong for Franmil Reyes, and what options open up for the Guardians with him gone?
19 min
34
Triston McKenzie arrives as an ace and Rocco Ba...
Triston McKenzie arrives as an ace and Rocco Baldelli loses his mind on a play at the plate
23 min
35
How to fix Zach Plesac and figuring out the Gua...
How to fix Zach Plesac and figuring out the Guardians' rookie strategy
23 min
36
Steven Kwan and Amed Rosario stay hot, plus a G...
Steven Kwan and Amed Rosario stay hot, plus a Guardians trade deadline recap
22 min
37
Franmil Reyes' departure gives Guardians more l...
Franmil Reyes' departure gives Guardians more lineup options
22 min
38
Guardians pull within a game of division lead w...
Guardians pull within a game of division lead with trade deadline hours away
24 min
39
Guardians' potential trade deadline strategy an...
Guardians' potential trade deadline strategy and Triston McKenzie's learning curve
20 min
40
Is Josh Naylor the most clutch late-inning powe...
Is Josh Naylor the most clutch late-inning power hitter in Cleveland since Jim Thome?
21 min
41
Could Guardians trade candidates include starti...
Could Guardians trade candidates include starting pitchers?
20 min
42
Zach Plesac's lack of run support from the Guar...
Zach Plesac's lack of run support from the Guardians is hard to overlook
23 min
43
Guardians enter big week with trade questions a...
Guardians enter big week with trade questions and a hole in the rotation
25 min
44
MLB midseason awards and where the Guardians fi...
MLB midseason awards and where the Guardians fit in
20 min
45
Timing for a Guardians Juan Soto trade just not...
Timing for a Guardians Juan Soto trade just not right; Prospects we could still see in 2022
22 min
46
Guardians shine brightest at All-Star Game and ...
Guardians shine brightest at All-Star Game and a look at Cleveland's draft haul
21 min
47
José Ramírez’s HR Derby chances and the Guardia...
José Ramírez’s HR Derby chances and the Guardians biggest first-half surprises
23 min
48
Guardians face trade deadline decisions on Amed...
Guardians face trade deadline decisions on Amed Rosario, Franmil Reyes and more
23 min
49
On José Ramírez's HR derby decision and injurie...
On José Ramírez's HR derby decision and injuries to Aaron Civale, Luke Maile
20 min
50
Finding a spot for Konnor Pilkington and lookin...
Finding a spot for Konnor Pilkington and looking at Guardians trade deadline possibilities
20 min
51
Guardians heading toward All-Star break with un...
Guardians heading toward All-Star break with unanswered questions in outfield
23 min
52
On Zach Plesac's consistency, Oscar Mercado's r...
On Zach Plesac's consistency, Oscar Mercado's return and the Guardians' energy level
20 min
53
Andrés Giménez's All-Star chances, Franmil Reye...
Andrés Giménez's All-Star chances, Franmil Reyes trade prospects
21 min
54
Boston's lineup presents Guardians a new challe...
Boston's lineup presents Guardians a new challenge at home after road success
20 min
55
Guardians trade deadline plans could change wit...
Guardians trade deadline plans could change with rise to division lead
21 min
56
Guardians climb into first place; José Ramírez,...
Guardians climb into first place; José Ramírez, Andrés Giménez make All-Star push
26 min
57
Matchups to watch as Guardians face Twins with ...
Matchups to watch as Guardians face Twins with first place in AL Central on the line
23 min
58
Weekend series win in LA shows Guardians' growt...
Weekend series win in LA shows Guardians' growth, determination
20 min
59
Big changes in store for Guardians ownership, M...
Big changes in store for Guardians ownership, MLB rules, streaming and more
25 min
60
Debating José Ramírez or Aaron Judge for Americ...
Debating José Ramírez or Aaron Judge for American League MVP right now
20 min
61
Andrés Giménez, Emmanuel Clase pushing to join ...
Andrés Giménez, Emmanuel Clase pushing to join José Ramírez and Shane Bieber as Guardians All-Star contenders
23 min
62
Guardians 2022 season will be shaped by the nex...
Guardians 2022 season will be shaped by the next three weeks
21 min
63
Recapping a Guardians comeback win and taking y...
Recapping a Guardians comeback win and taking your questions on Franmil Reyes, José Ramírez
23 min
64
Shane Bieber's All-Star trajectory and where No...
Shane Bieber's All-Star trajectory and where Nolan Jones fits with the Guardians
21 min
65
Guardians determined not to let youth, rainouts...
Guardians determined not to let youth, rainouts or crazy schedule stand in their way
21 min
66
A beginner's guide to rainy days at the ballpar...
A beginner's guide to rainy days at the ballpark and other Guardians updates
20 min
67
Andrés Giménez's breakout season and what it ta...
Andrés Giménez's breakout season and what it takes to challenge Eutaw Street
21 min
68
Debating Guardians potential trade options and ...
Debating Guardians potential trade options and Baltimore's ballpark modifications
25 min
69
Guardians appear adept at developing big league...
Guardians appear adept at developing big league-ready outfielders, too
22 min
70
Zach Plesac clutches up and Andrés Giménez find...
Zach Plesac clutches up and Andrés Giménez finds success where Amed Rosario comes up short
23 min
71
Expectations for Oscar Gonzalez and the Guardia...
Expectations for Oscar Gonzalez and the Guardians offense
18 min
72
Oscar Gonzalez's debut, Yu Chang's departure an...
Oscar Gonzalez's debut, Yu Chang's departure and the Guardians' youth movement
22 min
73
What do the Trevor Bauer and Deshaun Watson inv...
Paul Hoynes, Mary Kay Cabot and Doug Lesmerises discuss two athletes with Cleveland ties and how their situations compare.
46 min
74
Looking at Guardians rotation possibilities and...
Looking at Guardians rotation possibilities and José Ramírez's hot streak
22 min
75
On José Ramírez's perfect timing and Triston Mc...
On José Ramírez's perfect timing and Triston McKenzie's razor focus
22 min
76
Breaking down why run support has eluded Guardi...
Breaking down why run support has eluded Guardians pitchers
20 min
77
Guardians' missed opportunities and the chip on...
Guardians' missed opportunities and the chip on Tyler Naquin's shoulder
20 min
78
Latest on Owen Miller, Guardians bullpen and th...
Latest on Owen Miller, Guardians bullpen and the Battle of Ohio
20 min
79
On James Karinchak's future in the Guardians' b...
On James Karinchak's future in the Guardians' bullpen
20 min
80
Guardians' Triston McKenzie, Andrés Giménez are...
Guardians' Triston McKenzie, Andrés Giménez are already scorching in the month of May
21 min
81
Guardians mailbag on Carl Willis, Austin Hedges...
Guardians mailbag on Carl Willis, Austin Hedges and more
20 min
82
Guardians face challenges in Minnesota with coa...
Guardians face challenges in Minnesota with coaching staff depleted by COVID outbreak
20 min
83
Amed Rosario's versatility allowing young Guard...
Amed Rosario's versatility allowing young Guardians infield to flourish
22 min
84
Breaking down the 'Josh Naylor Game' and what i...
Breaking down the 'Josh Naylor Game' and what it means for the Guardians
23 min
85
Guardians turn offense around with contribution...
Guardians turn offense around with contributions from top to bottom
25 min
86
Aaron Civale's turnaround, Franmil Reyes shows ...
Recapping Thursday's Guardians win against Toronto.
22 min
87
Guardians end their sweep streak and get over t...
Steven Kwan's walk-off hit secures split against Padres
24 min
88
Where will Bobby Bradley, Logan Allen land afte...
Looking at Guardians roster moves for the May 2 cut down
20 min
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Which Cleveland Guardians player is on the hot ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at which player is most likely to lose his spot on the active roster when the number drops to 26 on May 2.<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
20 min
90
Guardians offense turning California dreams int...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga check in on Cleveland's offense, which has scored three runs in its last 27 innings.<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
20 min
91
Richie Palacios is a hit, Franmil Reyes is stru...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at the latest Guardians storylines as Cleveland tries to snap out of a four-game funk.<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
26 min
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Guardians' young bullpen has passed every test ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Cleveland's bullpen success through 12 games and what it means moving forward.<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
20 min
93
Prime José Ramírez is carrying the Guardians early
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at how José Ramírez is once again carrying Cleveland's offense.<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
22 min
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Breaking down Cleveland's hot-and-cold offense ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at what makes the Guardians go on offense and what grinds their hitting to a halt.<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
20 min
95
Sarah Langs talks Guardians offense, Steven Kwa...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga are joined by MLB.com's Sarah Langs to dig in on the stats behind Cleveland's hot offense.<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
20 min
96
Unexpected start has Cleveland Guardians' offen...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down what's working for Cleveland's offense after one week of games.<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
24 min
97
Steven Kwan making it look easy for Guardians i...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Kwan's remarkable opening weekend and break down how the rookie can continue to stay hot.<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
25 min
98
Bradley Zimmer never rediscovered his early suc...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at why the Guardians traded away the once-promising outfield prospect.<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
21 min
99
Setting the scene from Opening Day for Guardians
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga get set to crack open the 2022 MLB season with a preview from Kauffman Stadium<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
20 min
100
Unexpected Jose Ramirez extension could be corn...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down the José Ramírez contract extension and what it means for the Guardians.<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>
20 min