Hear Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser, the TV voices of the Los Angeles Dodgers, take their love of baseball, life and each other into the most casual setting you've heard them yet. In addition to guests from baseball and elsewhere, the guys spend some time with Dodgers manager Dave Roberts each week.
Episode 25 - Postseason Preview (Dodgers)
The postseason is upon us and Joe and Orel devote this week's episode to previewing the series with the Brewers as well as recapping the 2020 regular season. What will it take for the Dodgers to beat Milwaukee? Who will be the team MVP this postseason? Tune in to get the guys' thoughts on that and a lot more. They're then joined by Dave Roberts prior to game 1 to talk about some of the playoff roster decisions and what he feels it will take for the Dodgers to make a World Series run. Finally, the mailbag question this week addresses how the two manage their emotions when calling a game on TV. All that and more on Episode 25 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
Episode 24 - Chris Taylor (Dodgers)
Chris Taylor joins the guys this week to talk about his youth wrestling career, his swing change prior to the 2017 season and the origin of "barrels are overrated". He also shares a pretty detailed look at how much a hitter's swing and approach at the plate may change based on an individual matchup. Dave Roberts then joins for his weekly segment to discuss the Dodgers clinching their 8th consecutive NL West title and how much he's looking forward to getting the postseason going. All three then share their "top 4 things from the 2020 season", which includes a lot of great individual performances. All that and a whole lot more on Episode 24 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
Episode 23 - Will Smith (Dodgers)
Will Smith is the guest this week...and he fills the guys in on the most trouble he ever got in as a kid while talking about his journey from Little League to Major League Baseball. He also talks about his approach at the plate this season before all three brainstorm potential future endorsement deals for him. Dave Roberts then joins for his weekly segment to discuss teaching his daughter to drive and how they're going to approach getting the team ready for the postseason. The top 4 this week is "top 4 hotel amenities"...how high on the list is a good hotel bar? Tune in to find out. All that and a whole lot more on Episode 23 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
Episode 22 – Alanna Rizzo (Dodgers)
SportsNet LA colleague Alanna Rizzo is the guest this week, and she tells the guys about how she got started in baseball, the steps in the journey that led her to the Dodgers and what she enjoys most about her job. She also provides more information about her charity, Guidry's Guardian Foundation, and its mission to help dogs in need. Dave Roberts then stops by for his weekly visit to talk about how the team is playing and what he enjoyed most from this past week. The guys then all share their top 4 non-Dodgers that they enjoy watching most, which leads Dave to a hilarious story involving Max Scherzer, Rick Honeycutt and the All-Star Game. Joe and Orel then wrap up with a quick mailbag question about a positive from this weird 2020 season. All that and a whole lot more on Episode 22 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
Episode 21 - Dustin May (Dodgers)
Joe and Orel are joined this week by Dodgers starting pitcher Dustin May, who fills the guys in on what it's like growing up in Justin, TX and how he went from barely being recruited out of high school to a Rookie of the Year candidate at age 22. Dustin also shares his favorite ice cream flavor and gives his thoughts on Orel choosing oatmeal as one of his top cereals. Dave Roberts then joins to talk about the emotional series last week in San Francisco and share a little behind-the-scenes of how those conversations went down. He also talks about the status of the team post-trade deadline and what they're looking for over the final month of the season. All three then go over their "top four ice cream flavors" as well as the best thing they saw this week. Finally, Joe and Orel close with mailbag questions about the Alumni Game and what type of baseball player Joe was in high school. All that and more on Episode 21 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
Episode 20 - Dino Ebel, Third Base Coach (Dodgers)
Dodgers third base coach Dino Ebel joins the guys this week to discuss what it takes to excel at his job, his career as a baseball lifer and what it's like working with superstars like Mike Trout and Mookie Betts. Dino also gives his analysis on what makes this Dodger team so special...and yes, there is talk about his oatmeal consumption. Dave Roberts then joins to go over the week that was in Dodger baseball, including the team's offensive explosion between episodes and Austin Barnes' recent hot streak. All three then give their "top 4 baseball nicknames" followed by Joe and Orel talking about the upcoming Trade Deadline. All that and more on episode 20 of Off Air with Joe and Orel!
Awesome as always
I am a Dodger fan who lives in Australia, I am obsessed with anything Dodgers. I thoroughly enjoy these guys, so grateful to be let into the inner sanctum of the Dodgers thru this podcast.
I love the respect you guys have for each other.