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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Checking in on AL East moves and the latest on ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at the moves made by AL East teams before the lockout and what their needs are heading into the season.
26 min
102
Looking at moves made by every AL Central team ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down the AL Central Division and the moves that were made by each team before MLB's lockout.
29 min
103
From Indians to Guardians, a Cleveland Baseball...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look back at the 2021 MLB season in Cleveland, from the Indians to the Guardians and more.
32 min
104
Steven Kwan, Tobias Myers round out Guardians 4...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Kwan and Myers and what they could bring to Cleveland's lineup.
20 min
105
Konnor Pilkington adds starting pitching depth ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at lefty Konnor Pilkington and where he could contribute at the big league level.
20 min
106
David Blitzer could be Guardians next minority ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at what Blitzer's involvement could mean for the Guardians in 2022 and beyond.
28 min
107
Last-minute holiday gift ideas for the Guardian...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga have some holiday gift ideas for the Guardians before breaking down Jhonkensy Noel's future with Cleveland.
24 min
108
Cody Morris could be next arm to debut from Cle...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at whether or not the right-hander will arrive in Cleveland in 2021.
21 min
109
Richie Palacios a step away from making an impa...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at where Palacios can fit with the big league club in 2022.
21 min
110
Can Bryan Lavastida's bat get him to the big le...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at the catcher's rise through Cleveland's farm system.
20 min
111
José Tena impressed with a Gold Glove, strong b...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down Tena's season and what his major league timetable could be after joining the Guardians 40-man roster.
21 min
112
Brayan Rocchio's swing and his path to the big ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down Rocchio and how he compares to Francisco Lindor's rise to MLB stardom.
22 min
113
Gabriel Arias could be heir apparent at SS for ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down Arias' chances of reaching the big leagues in 2022 after a solid minor league campaign.
20 min
114
Time has come for Nolan Jones to cash in on top...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss where Jones, once the club's top prospect, fits in the plans for 2022.
20 min
115
Counting the minutes until George Valera makes ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Valera, who skyrocketed to the top of the club's prospects list.
25 min
116
Can Tyler Freeman put shoulder injury behind hi...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Guardians infield prospect Tyler Freeman and where he fits in the team's plans for 2022.
22 min
117
Hall of Fame opens doors to Minnie Minoso while...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at the latest Hall of Fame inductees and speculate when Lofton could get in
26 min
118
Logan Allen, lockout update and those blank MLB...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down Logan Allen's disappointing 2021 season and the latest on MLB's lockout.
23 min
119
On the lockout, Ernie Clement's roster chances ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss MLB's lockout of its players and what Ernie Clement can do to make the Guardians in 2022.
21 min
120
Where Anthony Gose fits in Guardians 2022 bullp...
Anthony Gose's story was one of the highlights of 2021. Now that he's back in the big leagues, what's next for the hard-throwing lefty?
23 min
121
Sam Hentges found a path to success in the bull...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga talk free agency, CBA negotiations and how Sam Hentges can find his groove in 2022 with the Guardians.
21 min
122
Austin Hedges ready to take over as Guardians m...
Hedges caught 87 games for Cleveland in 2021 and is poised to be the main catcher for the club in 2022.
23 min
123
How can Nick Sandlin, Eli Morgan build on rooki...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at the debut seasons from Nick Sandlin and Eli Morgan and what to expect from both in 2022.
22 min
124
Can the Cleveland Guardians find a place for Yu...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at where Chang fits for the Guardians in.
18 min
125
Guardians DFA trades, Doug Jones and Josh Naylo...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga remember Cleveland closer Doug Jones and speculate on Josh Naylor's fit with the franchise.
23 min
126
On Bobby Bradley, big roster moves and more
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down Bradley's 2021 season.
23 min
127
Trevor Stephan might be the key to Guardians bu...
The Rule 5 rookie had a down and up season for Cleveland in 2021 and is poised to be a crucial bullpen piece next season.
20 min
128
Does Oscar Mercado fit on the Guardians in 2022?
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down Mercado's 2021 season and look at his future in Cleveland.
20 min
129
Andrés Giménez may have found his future home a...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down and what's in store after his first season in Cleveland.
22 min
130
James Karinchak looking to recapture dominant e...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss what went wrong for Karinchak during the 2021 season and where he fits with the Guardians in 2022.
20 min
131
Triston McKenzie's success was earned in 2021, ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at where McKenzie needs to improve heading into the 2022 season.
22 min
132
Bradley Zimmer showed some pop but lacked consi...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Zimmer's season and what the future could hold for the former first-round pick.
20 min
133
Cleveland's Zach Plesac could use a change of l...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down a 2021 season that didn't quite go Plesac's way.
20 min
134
Myles straw solved Cleveland's center field cri...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at how adding Myles Straw took at least one worry off the table for Terry Francona.
20 min
135
Is Franmil Reyes the centerpiece to Cleveland's...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Franmil Reyes in the latest 40-man roster breakdown.
24 min
136
Aaron Civale's 'What If?' season and a look at ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down Aaron Civale's season and what to expect in 2022.
20 min
137
Amed Rosario found his comfort zone and became ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down how Rosario went from the outfield back to shortstop and made himself an important part of Cleveland's lineup.
22 min
138
Shane Bieber started hot, but injury sent 2021 ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Shane Bieber's 2021 season and how he's set up for success in 2022.
23 min
139
Emmanuel Clase's breakout rookie season: 40-man...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Emmanuel Clase's strong rookie year and what it means for him in 2022.
20 min
140
Cal Quantrill rescued Cleveland's rotation this...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga dig deep on Cal Quantrill's 2021 season and look ahead to next year.
20 min
141
How José Ramírez fits in Cleveland's future pla...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at where Cleveland's perennial MVP candidate figures into the club's future.
25 min
142
Cleveland prospect Richie Palacios checks in fr...
Joe Noga chats with Cleveland prospect Richie Palacios, who is tearing up the AFL for the Scottsdale Scorpions.
21 min
143
Guardians name controversy, Jose Ramirez contra...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga answer Cleveland baseball questions from SubText subscribers in a live zoom chat.
37 min
144
Guardians face lawsuit over name change while A...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at World Series Game 1, the lawsuit facing Cleveland's baseball team and why Atlanta is still the Braves.
21 min
145
Previewing Atlanta vs. Houston in the World Series
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at some of the storylines in this year's Fall Classic.
20 min
146
Ruben Niebla's impact with Cleveland and the Gu...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at what Ruben Niebla's presence has meant to Cleveland's pitchers and look ahead to impending offseason moves.
34 min
147
Breaking down Cleveland's looming 40-man roster...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga dig deep on which players will get 40-man roster spots in Cleveland for 2022.
27 min
148
MLB mailbag: Eddie Rosario's rebirth, potential...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga tackle a number of baseball's hot topics in a Thursday mailbag.
23 min
149
On Jack Graney's legacy, the Arizona Fall Leagu...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Jack Graney's chances at receiving baseball's highest broadcasting honor.
20 min
150
Talking Guardians salary arbitration projection...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga run down the latest projected salary figures on some potential Guardians players in 2022.
29 min
151
Eddie Rosario sparks joy in Atlanta after not q...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at why Eddie Rosario never quite caught on with Cleveland's lineup.
24 min
152
Checking in on checked swings and a managerial ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga try to fix MLB's checked-swing problem.
22 min
153
Remembering Ray Fosse as a Cleveland Indians icon
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga remember Ray Fosse, who passed away Wednesday.
21 min
154
Our picks for Cleveland's 2021 postseason baseb...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga pick Cleveland's top hitters and pitchers in a variety of categories from the 2021 season.
27 min
155
Cleveland Guardians offseason priorities includ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at where the Guardians should focus their attention first in the offseason.
32 min
156
Talking Guardians potential free agents and 40-...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss which Cleveland players could be left on and could come off the 40-man roster after the World Series.
25 min
157
MLB mailbag podcast on Rule 5 eligibles, hittin...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga take reader questions on a variety of MLB topics regarding Cleveland's future.
29 min
158
Cleveland's search for a new hitting coach begi...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss Cleveland's search for Ty Van Burkleo's replacement.
28 min
159
Which teams will be the Guardians' biggest riva...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at matchups such as the Yankees-Red Sox and discuss which team will rival the Guardians.
23 min
160
Jose Ramirez, Cal Quantrill, Emmanuel Clase and...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga wrap up the Indians' 2021 campaign and look ahead to the Guardians' debut in 2022.
26 min
161
How Shane Bieber's final two outings of 2021 se...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at what Shane Bieber accomplished by working his way back to the mound in 2021.
20 min
162
Harold Ramirez's adventures in the outfield and...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at what went wrong Wednesday for Harold and where José will finish on the MVP ballot.
20 min
163
Cardinals threatening to match Cleveland Indian...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at the chances St. Louis can reach the 22-straight win mark.
22 min
164
Cleveland Indians still have a shot at a winnin...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga talk about what it would take for the Indians to finish with a winning record in 2021.
21 min
165
Expectations for Shane Bieber's return to the m...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss what to expect when Shane Bieber steps on the mound for the first time since June.
22 min
166
Indians and White Sox could battle for AL Centr...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at how the Indians and White Sox could challenge each other for the division crown.
20 min
167
Triston McKenzie's rough outing, Anthony Gose's...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down Cleveland's doubleheader sweep at the hands of the Kansas City Royals.
27 min
168
Jose Ramirez loves Yankee Stadium, and the Clev...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga talk J-Ram, Bieber, Anthony Gose and more.
23 min
169
On Jose Ramirez, Corey Kluber and the Cleveland...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss Cleveland's big weekend series against the Yankees.
22 min
170
What's behind Triston McKenzie's September surg...
Cleveland's young right-hander is making a push late after struggling early in the season.
22 min
171
Which young Cleveland Indians players have made...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at which players in Cleveland's youth movement have established themselves this season.
21 min
172
Can Jose Ramirez post another 30-30 season for ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss Cal Quantrill, Franmil Reyes and whether or not Jose Ramirez will run enough to get 30-30 this season.
20 min
173
What unsettled positions are the Cleveland Indi...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss positions the Cleveland Indians are evaluating in the season's final month.
22 min
174
American League Wild Card chase suddenly a dang...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at the increasingly tight wild card standings in the AL.
24 min
175
Franmil Reyes is heating up and the Cleveland I...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Reyes' latest power surge and Cleveland's remarkable success at stealing bases.
23 min
176
Is Triston McKenzie's 2021 season a success aft...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Triston McKenzie's impressive turnaround to his his 2021 campaign.
21 min
177
What's the biggest question facing the Clevelan...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at what the Indians will be evaluating during the final 30 games of the 2021 season.
20 min
178
Amed Rosario's amazing August, and what it mean...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at how Amed Rosario cemented his spot for the Indians beyond this season with a scorching hot August at the plate.
21 min
179
Does Francisco Lindor deserve all the blame for...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss what would have happened if Lindor had shown up fans that way in Cleveland.
25 min
180
How has Austin Hedges helped rescue the Clevela...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at how Cleveland's catcher has helped guide the team through an injury-plagued season.
20 min
181
Is now the right time for the Cleveland Indians...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at what could happen in the offseason with Jose Ramirez's contract.
22 min
182
Is it too early to talk about Cleveland's 2022 ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at what Triston McKenzie's injury and Zach Plesac's up-and-down season means for next year's rotation.
20 min
183
Do the Cleveland Indians still value finishing ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss whether the Indians are focused on developing young players or finishing.500 in 2021.
20 min
184
Behind the scenes as Cleveland Indians players ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga recap the day Cleveland Indians players had interacting with Little League World Series players in Williamsport.
20 min
185
Cleveland Indians' top prospects talk, and a pr...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss Cleveland's re-shuffled top prospects list and look forward to a trip to Williamsport.
24 min
186
A Cy Young, MVP and home run title for Shohei O...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at whether or not Ohtani can win all three this season, and whether or not he should.
21 min
187
What do the Cleveland Indians do with a surging...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at what the Indians can do to find some consistency in the middle of the lineup.
20 min
188
Is Triston McKenzie the Cleveland Indians' ace ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at McKenzie's potential and what he needs to do the rest of this season for the Indians.
20 min
189
Are the dog days of August catching up with the...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga discuss Cleveland's recent struggles in August on Friday's podcast.
21 min
190
Are Amed Rosario and Harold Ramirez playing the...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at the production Cleveland is getting from Rosario and Ramirez and how it could fit with the future.
20 min
191
Big questions loom about Cleveland Indians pitc...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at what options the Indians have to fill a spot in the rotation, and the latest injury news.
20 min
192
Where do Bradley Zimmer, Andres Gimenez fit in ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at where Zimmer and Gimenez could play down the stretch as an audition for next season.
22 min
193
How could a new Cleveland Indians lease agreeme...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at the potential ways a new Indians lease agreement could change things on the field for the team.
20 min
194
Have young Cleveland Indians pitchers and hitte...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Cleveland's rotation and batting order and discuss how far the young roster has come.
20 min
195
Cleveland Indians still showing lots of fight a...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga break down all the big moves from the weekend as well as what is to come for the Indians.
20 min
196
Has Terry Francona managed his final game for t...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga tackle the question that's on everybody's mind the day after Francona steps away from the 2021 season.
20 min
197
What does trading Cesar Hernandez mean for the ...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at Thursday's Indians trade with the White Sox.
20 min
198
Is Jose Ramirez in the Cleveland Indians' trade...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at reasons the Indians should and should not consider trading their three-time All-star third baseman.
20 min
199
It sure sounds like the Cleveland Indians are g...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at what moves the Indians are most likely to make by Friday.
23 min
200
Hear our gut reactions to the new Cleveland Gua...
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga react to the announcement that the Cleveland Indians will become the Cleveland Guardians after 2021.
20 min