Baseball’s biggest news, trends, trades and highlights, all broken down from an analytical angle. Each week, MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello are joined by guests from around the league to keep you up-to-date on the Majors’ most important topics using the same data as cutting-edge MLB front offices.
The historic heat of Rays/Yankees Game 5 | Plus: ALCS/NLCS Preview
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello do a late-night insta-reaction to the wild Game 5 of the Rays/Yankees series, pointing out where the 97.2 MPH average fastball velocity ranks among all games all time, before moving on to a preview of the Rays/Astros ALCS and Dodgers/Braves NLCS.
Eight teams left: The Division Series preview show
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello look back on the exciting Wild Card round and look ahead to each of the four series in the best-of-five Division Series, noting what makes each series interesting – including some exclusive ballpark data – and making predictions for each.
The 2020 Postseason Preview Spectacular | 5 minutes apiece on 8 Wild Card series
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello dive into the 16 teams in the Wild Card round, offering reactions, thoughts and predictions on each of the 8 best-of-3 Wild Card round series.
What is going on with the NL MVP? | Plus: What Buxton’s up to, and what NL ROY voters shouldn’t worry about
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello look at the surprising state of the NL MVP race, wonder who the Dodgers might like to most – or least – play in the first round, investigate Byron Buxton’s bizarre batting line, note that there’s no such thing as an upset in a three-game series, and spend quality time on Garrett Crochet and Alejandro Kirk.
The new postseason schedule is going to matter so much | Plus: Filmmaker Randy Wilkins on his Jackie Robinson short film
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello look at the effects of the new playoff schedule, highlight the incredible defense of Isiah Kiner-Falefa, and wonder who might win the AL MVP and how good the White Sox really are, before welcoming in filmmaker Randy Wilkins to talk about the production of his recent Jackie Robinson short film and his opinion on the current state of the Yankees.
The standings are normal, unless they aren’t| Plus: what if deGrom wins a third straight Cy, and what Tatís has really improved
MLB.com’s Matt Meyers and Mike Petriello look at how surprisingly normal the standings seem, point out the quietly important improvement Fernando Tatís Jr. has made, highlight the A’s excellent bullpen, wonder what it would mean if Jacob deGrom won a third straight Cy Young award, call out Pedro Severino and Austin Slater, and end with some hot thoughts about “Donnie Barrels” and the Mookie Betts trade.
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Very interesting show. Definitely worth a listen if you are a serious baseball fan
Good but could be great
Great content and love Matt Meyers, if Petriello could come across as humble and stop demeaning middle of the road players (he never played, did he?) this would be a great podcast
audio is poor, content is top notch. please fix. either make the content poor so I can unsub or make the audio top notch. Thanks congrats on new name.