25 episodes

Welcome to Digging Deep, an Ortiz squared podcast with former Major League All-Star Russ Ortiz and columnist Jesus Ortiz. We’ll take you behind the scenes with athletes and sports writers to learn how they approach their jobs and what obstacles they’ve overcome on their journeys.

Digging Deep: An Ortiz Squared Podcast Our Esquina

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Welcome to Digging Deep, an Ortiz squared podcast with former Major League All-Star Russ Ortiz and columnist Jesus Ortiz. We’ll take you behind the scenes with athletes and sports writers to learn how they approach their jobs and what obstacles they’ve overcome on their journeys.

    Who is worthy of the baseball Hall of Fame?

    Who is worthy of the baseball Hall of Fame?

    Former MLB All-Star Russ Ortiz, veteran baseball columnist Jesus Ortiz, and MLB writer for Our Esquina Manuel Gomez discuss the 2021 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot. Who is deserving of baseball's highest honor? On their final try, will Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds finally be voted in? And will Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz make the cut? We discuss this and plenty more!

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Boxing champs Raul Marquez and Giovanni Marquez are Digging Deep

    Boxing champs Raul Marquez and Giovanni Marquez are Digging Deep

    In this episode, sportswriter Jesus Ortiz speaks with former Olympian and Boxing Champion Raul Marquez and his up-and-coming son Giovanni Marquez.

    • 30 min
    Jesus Ortiz and Russ Ortiz Dig Deep into the 2021 ALCS

    Jesus Ortiz and Russ Ortiz Dig Deep into the 2021 ALCS

    The Houston Astros are advancing to the American League Championship Series and manager Dusty Baker is one step away from the World Series. Jesus Ortiz and Russ Ortiz dig deep into Baker's previous postseason runs and more!

    • 43 min
    Caridinals President of Baseball Ops John Mozeliak is Digging Deep

    Caridinals President of Baseball Ops John Mozeliak is Digging Deep

    In this episode, St. Louis Cardinals President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak discusses his tenure with the team. How he's managed to keep a strong core and continues to field a competitive team.

    • 34 min
    Pulitzer Pride with Marcio Sanchez and Julio Cortez

    Pulitzer Pride with Marcio Sanchez and Julio Cortez

    This year, two Latino photojournalists took home the famed Pulitzer Prize award for their work in photojournalism. Marcio Sanchez became the first Honduran and Julio Cortez the second Mexican ever to win the prize.
    In this virtual event, Sanchez and Cortez both detail their journey to become world-renown photojournalists. From arriving in America as immigrants to the patience it takes to get the perfect shot, their stories are inspiring.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Roy Oswalt visits Digging Deep

    Roy Oswalt visits Digging Deep

    Former All-Star Roy Oswalt, one of the greatest pitchers in Astros history, discussed his career and his new restaurant ventures in Starkville, Miss.
    The Houston Astros legend and former two-time 20-game winner also called bull on the all the major league pitchers who claim they need Spider Tack and other foreign substances to compete these days.
    Oswalt gave his thoughts on Yankees ace Gerrit Cole and the Dodgers' Trevor Bauer.

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Neeechawl ,

Great Podcast

Russ and Jesus give really great insight on this show and they have some HOF guests on as well.

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