226 episodes

Barstool Sports presents the baseball podcast that everyone wants but no one else will give you. Do you care about play by play baseball coverage? We don't either. This is the pod for fans of America's greatest pastime who want hosts willing to cut through the noise and talk about the game the way we really see it. Hosted by MLB great Dallas Braden and Blogger Jared, The Starting 9 makes baseball podcast listening fun again.

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    • 4.7 • 2.8K Ratings

Barstool Sports presents the baseball podcast that everyone wants but no one else will give you. Do you care about play by play baseball coverage? We don't either. This is the pod for fans of America's greatest pastime who want hosts willing to cut through the noise and talk about the game the way we really see it. Hosted by MLB great Dallas Braden and Blogger Jared, The Starting 9 makes baseball podcast listening fun again.

    Starting 9 Episode 218 - John Smoltz

    Starting 9 Episode 218 - John Smoltz

    Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's podcast features an interview with Hall of Famer John Smoltz, who discusses his career (both Atlanta and Boston), talks in-depth pitching, his brief experience in Boston, pitching with Maddux and Glavine, being a starter vs a closer - and much more (1:12:30). Jared and Dallas also get into all the news the podcast hasn't covered, including the Mets trade for Francisco Lindor & Carlos Carrasco, the Yankees signing of DJ LeMahieu and Corey Kluber, Liam Hendriks to the White Sox, Kyle Schwarber and Jon Lester to the Nationals, Archie Bradley to the Phillies, Alex Wood to the Giants, Martin Perez back to Boston - and everything else. The crew also discusses the Mets firing of GM Jared Porter and the situation surrounding that, Theo Epstein joining the MLB office and Dave Stewart getting involved in the Oakland stadium situation.

    • 2 hr 36 min
    Starting 9 Episode 217 - The Pads Pod

    Starting 9 Episode 217 - The Pads Pod

    Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode goes all-in on the San Diego Padres moves from this week - the trade with the Rays for 2018 AL Cy Young winner Blake Snell and the trade with the Cubs for 2020 NL Cy Young runner-up Yu Darvish: what it means for San Diego, what it means for the NL West race with the Dodgers, what this says about the Cubs direction and the way the Rays run their organization - and much, much more!!!

    • 2 hr 4 min
    Starting 9 Episode 216 - James Karinchak

    Starting 9 Episode 216 - James Karinchak

    Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with Cleveland reliever and strikeout artist James Karinchak, who talks name change, his 2020 breakout, Cleveland's player development program and much more. Jared and Dallas also get into the news of the week, which is heavy on Reds rumors, while also sharing some holiday memories and expectations for the offseason.

    • 2 hr
    Starting 9 Episode 215 - Trevor May, Cleveland's Name Change, Vaccines & Passan Stops By

    Starting 9 Episode 215 - Trevor May, Cleveland's Name Change, Vaccines & Passan Stops By

    Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is a record-setter, the longest (most content-heavy?) podcast we've recorded. It includes one of the best interviews we've ever had in brand-new New York Mets reliever Trevor May, who talks his free agency experience, gaming, being a content-generator and much more (1:03:00). Dallas and Jared also get into a ton of other topics, including Cleveland's name change and the favorite options for Dallas and Jared; the report that MLB may want to delay the start of the season for vaccine purposes; the transactions of the week, including James McCann to the Mets; and, a visit from longtime podcast friend Jeff Passan of ESPN.

    • 3 hr 54 min
    Starting 9 Episode 214 - Jake Odorizzi (And The Stove Has Been Turned On)

    Starting 9 Episode 214 - Jake Odorizzi (And The Stove Has Been Turned On)

    Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else can give you. This week's episode features an interview with longtime Twins starter and current free agent Jake Odorizzi, who talks the 2020 season, his expectations entering free agency and talks an absolute clinic on the details of pitching and pitches. Jared and Dallas also get into the news of the week, including the Dave Dombrowski hiring in Philly, the Lance Lynn trade to the South Side of Chicago, Adam Eaton joining him, the Raisel Iglesias trade, Carlos Santana and more. The crew also discussed Adam Wainwright bringing home this year's Roberto Clemente Award - and much more.

    • 2 hr 33 min
    Starting 9 Episode 213 - Joc Pederson

    Starting 9 Episode 213 - Joc Pederson

    Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode features an interview with World Series champion and (current) free agent outfielder Joc Pederson. Dallas and Jared also get into a variety of topics, including transactions (Minor, Rodriguez); the announced wood bat league; some tender-non-tender discussion; listener questions; and more!

    • 2 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.8K Ratings

2.8K Ratings

Baseballs Back Baby ,

New Logo

Very clean looking also need JHay back with the nugs

Corgi_Orgy ,

Good show.

Dallas and The Rocket are marvelous on their own, but really balance each other out beautifully here. Also, I miss Jay Hay.

katedogg21 ,

THE best

Seriously the best sports podcast. Currently catching up but I can’t stop listening! 🙌🏽

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