16 episodes

Welcome to Toeing the Slab with David Cone! A podcast thats all about pitching and incorporating just the right amount of past and present day thinking into the game of baseball! Hosted by David Cone, Justin Shackil, and James Smyth.

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Welcome to Toeing the Slab with David Cone! A podcast thats all about pitching and incorporating just the right amount of past and present day thinking into the game of baseball! Hosted by David Cone, Justin Shackil, and James Smyth.

    15 | Jameson Taillon discusses in-season adjustments, his rehab progress and NYC winters

    15 | Jameson Taillon discusses in-season adjustments, his rehab progress and NYC winters

    The Yankees RHP joins the show & David shares details on his new ESPN job. Plus, the crew touches on Rachel Balkovec & Genevieve Beacom.
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    TIMESTAMPS
    0:23 Intro/previewing Taillon
    3:19 The Opener! David joins Sunday Night Baseball!
    15:17 Jameson Taillon interview
    20:37 Rehab from ankle surgery
    27:08 The turning points of Taillon's season
    37:10 Inside the Yankee clubhouse
    43:12 MLB lockout
    48:39 A question from Taillon for an upcoming guest!
    52:31 Recapping the interview
    58:36 This week in pitching history!
    1:02:22 Three up! Three down!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    14 | Chris Bassitt discusses the A’s off-season uncertainty & why spin rate isn’t everything...

    14 | Chris Bassitt discusses the A’s off-season uncertainty & why spin rate isn’t everything...

    The A’s RHP joins the show, the crew discusses potential rule changes for 2022, the Iowa Cubs and an ode to John Madden.
    TIMESTAMPS
    Intro/Happy New Year!
    3:31 Happy Birthday David!
    4:48 The Opener! (potential MLB rule changes)
    9:36 Chris Bassitt interview
    43:55 Recapping the interview with Chris
    46:55 This week in pitching history!
    48:56 Three up! Three down!

    • 58 min
    13 | Anthony Volpe on expectations, Carlos Correa, and more!

    13 | Anthony Volpe on expectations, Carlos Correa, and more!

    The Yankees top prospect joins the show. Plus, Japanese baseballs, Catfish Hunter and David’s greatest karaoke hits.
    TIMESTAMPS
    Intro/Volpe interview preview
    3:25 David's karaoke machine
    6:32 The Opener
    12:55 Anthony Volpe interview
    53:07 Interview recap
    55:41 This week in pitching history
    1:00:39 Three up! Three down!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    12 | Best MLB Pitch Draft & Dr. Meredith Wills breaks down the baseballs

    12 | Best MLB Pitch Draft & Dr. Meredith Wills breaks down the baseballs

    David, Justin, James & producer Dan draft the pitches they believe will make the biggest impact in 2022. Dr. Meredith Wills explains how the two baseballs were used in 2021.
    Follow us on Twitter! @ToeingTheSlab @DCone36 @JustinShackil @JamesSmyth621

    • 1 hr 17 min
    11 | Listener Mailbag: David answers fan questions & predicts who will manage the Mets

    11 | Listener Mailbag: David answers fan questions & predicts who will manage the Mets

    David answers questions on throwing new pitches, how to regain control, pitches he wish he threw and when kids should start locating.
    TIMESTAMPS
    INTRO
    5:26 Mets manager search
    8:38 Verlander deal official
    12:18 The Opener!
    25:05 Mailbag!
    25:28 Is there ever a situation where a pitcher really wants to start throwing a pitch but cannot figure out how to throw said pitch
    34:01 Do you remember seeing me at your perfect game?
    35:03 Was there a pitch that you were unable to throw that you wish you could?
    37:26 When should kids begin to work on locating pitches?
    41:42 In game, what has been a time when you lost the feel for a pitch but then regained your control? 
    45:56 What are the top 3 things I can look out for to help me truly appreciate good pitching?
    48:00 Do you find the days that you didn’t have your A stuff was more fun than days you dominated?
    51:46 Is the extinction of starting pitchers the natural end point of the shorter starts trend and what could make the game trend back to starters going deep into games?
    57:02 This week in pitching history
    1:01:34 Three up! Three down!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    10 | Tom Glavine talks MLB lockout, changeups, and his favorite Bobby Cox ejection

    10 | Tom Glavine talks MLB lockout, changeups, and his favorite Bobby Cox ejection

    Tom Glavine joins the show to discuss all things pitching, the MLB lockout, changeup tips, and his favorite Bobby Cox ejection!
    Timestamps
    0:00 Intro
    2:11 MLB lockout
    6:13 Tom Glavine interview
    12:49 What its like being a player rep
    15:28 Looking back at the 1990 lockout
    17:10 Inside the negotiations
    25:57 When will the lockout end?
    32:35 Will the season be affected?
    38:00 Now lets talk pitching!
    1:09:15 Recapping the the interview
    1:14:03 This week in pitching history!
    1:16:35 Three up! Three down!
    Welcome to Toeing the Slab with David Cone! A podcast thats all about pitching and incorporating just the right amount of past and present day thinking into the game of baseball!
    Follow us on Twitter @ToeingTheSlab

    • 1 hr 25 min

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