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Episode 31: Mets, Yankees weekend recap 7/19/21

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Release Date: 07/19/2021

Episode 35: Interview with former NFL running back Antowain Smith show art Episode 35: Interview with former NFL running back Antowain Smith

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For this episode I’m joined by former Super Bowl winning running back with the New England Patriots Antowain Smith. I start out asking what he’s been up to and what life is like when you transition into retirement from the game (:56) I then ask how he only played high school football his senior year and how he played only  because of a “dare” from his friends. He then talks about how he left a scholarship from Auburn on the table to take care of his ailing grandmother I ask about his experience playing under Bill Belichick and what Bill was like and the environment of the...

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Episode 34: MLB talk with MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman show art Episode 34: MLB talk with MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman

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For this episode I (Chris Grosso) have on Jon Heyman as we talk all things baseball. First we start with the Mets and the thumbs up thumbs down fiasco and we transition to the on-field performance of the team and the struggles of Lindor and the rest of the offense this season. Then we talk Yankees turnaround and Gerrit Cole's CY Young candidacy especially rebounding after the spider tack scandal. We talk Yankees chances as well in the wild-card game.  We also talk Rays unlikely success year in and year out. The NL West race between the Dodgers and Giants. The unlikely success of the...

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Episode 33: Mets, Yankees Weekend Recap 8/9/21 show art Episode 33: Mets, Yankees Weekend Recap 8/9/21

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It seems the world is aligned again as the Mets and Yankees are playing the way we're used to seeing them play. Mets are out of first place after three months hitting rock bottom getting swept in embarrassing fashion. Yankees lose yesterday but overall are playing better since the trade deadline as they look to secure a spot in the Wild Card game. 

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Episode 32: Yankees, Mets trade deadline recap 7/31/21 show art Episode 32: Yankees, Mets trade deadline recap 7/31/21

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I start out recapping a little bit of my trip to Chicago from this past week and then get into the trading deadline for the Mets and the Yankees. While the Mets got Baez i don't think they addressed the more glaring needs with their team which was the rotation and bullpen while the Braves and Phillies upgraded their needs. Yankees get some left-handed power but they're essentially playing to get into the one game wild card. Even if they get into the playoffs how deep of a run can they make? 

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Episode 31: Mets, Yankees weekend recap 7/19/21 show art Episode 31: Mets, Yankees weekend recap 7/19/21

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Recap of the Mets and Yankees performances from this weekend. Mets underperform but get big comeback win yesterday. Yanks finally show some life vs. Red Sox 

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Episode 30: Mets, Yankees first half recap show art Episode 30: Mets, Yankees first half recap

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New episode of the podcast is up as I recap the first half for the Mets and Yankees and chronicle the good, bad and ugly (although with the Mets I couldn’t really come up with any ugly as it’s been mostly good). 

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Episode 29: Phillies talk with Bob Wankel of Crossing Broad show art Episode 29: Phillies talk with Bob Wankel of Crossing Broad

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My first ever guest on the podcast comes back for a triumphant return as I have on Bob Wankel, Phillies writer for CrossingBroad.com to talk some Phillies baseball. We talk about their disastrous bullpen despite their better play as of late, whether they will be buyers or sellers at the deadline and if they can make a run at the Mets, Aaron Nola, Zack Wheeler, Joe Girardi among many more things. 

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Episode 28: MLB Nightly Recap 6/30/21 show art Episode 28: MLB Nightly Recap 6/30/21

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Nightly recap of some of the games last night. Yankees vs. Angels, Mets vs. Braves, Nats vs. Rays, Phillies vs. Marlins, Padres vs. Reds and more 

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Episode 27: MLB Nightly Recap 6/14/21 show art Episode 27: MLB Nightly Recap 6/14/21

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Nightly recap of all 13 games from June 14th. Good series starting between the top two teams in the AL in the Rays and White Sox. Blue Jays, Red Sox conclude a 4 game series in which Vladdy Jr. just went OFF. Reds and Beermakers start a big series in the AL Central. Mets, Cubbies get a series going. More good pitching, more good ERA'S. We'll see if that changes with the monitoring of the foreign substances going into effect today

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Episode 26: MLB Weekend Recap 6/8/21 show art Episode 26: MLB Weekend Recap 6/8/21

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Know there were a few games last night but recapped all the series from this past weekend starting with Yankees/Red Sox(1:30) Mets/Padres (6:00) Giants/Cubs among many more.  Touched on the ridiculous amount of good pitching performances, Jesse Winker's monster 3 homer game Sunday, Cedric the Entertainer going 9 for 9 over a stretch (26:11), Beermakers go 9-1 in their last 10 games, Whit Merrifield does something that hasn't been done since 1980 (29:46)  

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Recap of the Mets and Yankees performances from this weekend. Mets underperform but get big comeback win yesterday. Yanks finally show some life vs. Red Sox