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A British take on Baseball. John, Tom, Ben, Darius, Rachel, Russell and Rob guide you through the goings on in MLB, Team GB and baseball around the world.

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A British take on Baseball. John, Tom, Ben, Darius, Rachel, Russell and Rob guide you through the goings on in MLB, Team GB and baseball around the world.

    Episode 294 - Brewing Up a Stinker

    Episode 294 - Brewing Up a Stinker

    John, Darius and Russell are joined by Nick Wright of LA Angels UK and MLB UK Community to break down a very weird trade deadline, dig into the misery of the Angels 2022 season and look ahead to the 2023 MLB London Series after the worst secret in baseball was finally confirmed with the Cubs and Cardinals announced as next summer's participants.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Episode 293 - CC Sabathia on the Return of the London Series

    Episode 293 - CC Sabathia on the Return of the London Series

    Major League Baseball is returning to London on June 24th-25th 2023. Cy Young and World Series winner CC Sabathia, who was part of the Yankees team that participated in the first London Series, joins the show to discuss his experience during that series, his thoughts on the current Yankees team, and what he's been up to since retiring, as well as some extremely instant Juan Soto trade reaction.

    • 13 min
    Episode 292 - The Sotoing Hat

    Episode 292 - The Sotoing Hat

    A packed roster for a packed schedule, as the guys chat about Mike Trout's unpronouncable back condition, Big Papi's reefers, and try to pick the bones out of a Soto deal to - well - anywhere, before rounding it off by breaking down the trade deadline for all 30 teams.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 291 - Real Mute...Oh

    Episode 291 - Real Mute...Oh

    John, Russell, Darius and Rob are here for a bumper catch-up pod featuring everything from Home Run Derby X to, err, the Home Run Derby.

    They also chat about Gabe Rincones being drafted by the Phillies, a raft of Canada opt-outs, Bobby Manfred loving the taste of leather and speculate wildly about next weekend's trade deadline.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 290 - Adrian Gonzalez, Live from Home Run House

    Episode 290 - Adrian Gonzalez, Live from Home Run House

    Five-time MLB All-Star and Home Run Derby X participant Adrian Gonzalez joins Ben live at Home Run House to talk about his HRDX participation and his MLB career.

    The first HRDX event is in Crystal Palace Park from 12pm on Saturday 9th July. Find out more about HRDX at https://www.mlb.com/HomeRunDerbyX

    • 21 min
    Episode 289 - All Caps*

    Episode 289 - All Caps*

    Russell and Darius break down the first proper baseball brawl for years before marvelling at Aaron Judge and the Yankees. They then go in-depth on the All-Star voting and, more importantly, All-Star cap designs.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

G from E ,

Fantastic interviews

Wide array of shows ranging from news to banter to interviews. It’s great hearing a baseball show with different perspectives rather than just US-media led narratives

Matt Mutton ,

The only MLB podcast you’ll need

Who would have thought that a couple of British dudes would offer one of the best baseball podcasts around? Great and insightful guests, fantastic hosts and covering more than just the MLB with great stories and insight from around the globe, a must listen if you’re a fan of baseball and fun

Game 162 ,

Striking Chat

Great British take on what is a fast growing sport, keep up the good work guys.

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