181 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, 2.6K 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 178 - Scott Boras Returns

    Starting 9 Episode 178 - Scott Boras Returns

    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 a return appearance from one of the podcast's biggest guest: superagent Scott Boras. Dallas, Jared and Boras talk about the 2020 season, the negotiations to get us there, the 2020 MLB Draft and much much more. The crew also gets into Ian Desmond's powerful statement from Monday evening, as well as several other players who have opted-out of the 2020 season; the announced 60-man rosters and the prospects we're excited to (potentially) see; and much more.

    • 2 hr 17 min
    Starting 9 Episode 177 - Trevor Williams & MLB's Back

    Starting 9 Episode 177 - Trevor Williams & MLB's Back

    Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden, the baseball podcast that everyone wants but no one else will give you. This week's episode is a long-time coming: the guys discuss the announced return of Major League Baseball, running through the details of the plan: roster sizes, extra innings, the DH, the schedule and everything in between. Dallas and Jared also welcome on Pittsburgh Pirates righty Trevor Williams, an interview recorded during quarantine that runs the gamut of topics. The crew also answers listener questions and much more.

    • 2 hr 44 min
    Starting 9 Episode 176 - Scott Kingery & Cole Tucker

    Starting 9 Episode 176 - Scott Kingery & Cole Tucker

    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 a combo interview with lifelong friends and current Major Leaguers Scott Kingery (Phillies) and Cole Tucker (Pirates), who talk growing up together, what they've been up to with no baseball, the latest in the attempts to return to the field, and much more (50:50). Dallas and Jarerd get into the latest developments in the back-and-forth between MLB and the MLBPA at the start of the podcast; RDT Barstool joins for a few to talk Orioles draft and to eat his tweet from last week (2:06:46); and the crew chats the Yankees sign-stealing report and answer questions from the Reddit page (2:18:40).

    • 3 hr 9 min
    Starting 9 Episode 175 - AJ Schnack

    Starting 9 Episode 175 - AJ Schnack

    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 the director of the upcoming documentary Long Gone Summer, which recalls the epic 1998 home run chase between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. Dallas and Jared give their thoughts on that summer and its legacy more than 20 years later, while also getting into the latest in the labor negotiations and when/if baseball will return. The crew also answers questions from the listeners.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Starting 9 Episode 174 - Pat Connaughton

    Starting 9 Episode 174 - Pat Connaughton

    Barstool Sports presents the Starting 9, featuring Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden - the baseball podcast everyone wants but no one else gives you. This week's podcast includes a 'cross-over' interview with Pat Connaughton of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks. Dallas and Jared touch on the national protests over the last week. The crew also builds their perfect player based on the five available tools.

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Starting 9 Episode 173 - Ryan Yarbrough & Tim Tadlock

    Starting 9 Episode 173 - Ryan Yarbrough & Tim Tadlock

    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 another round of double interviews: first - Tampa Bay Rays multi-role pitching weapon Ryan Yarbrough, who talks about his evolution, the ridiculous Rays pitching staff, quarantine and much more (28:30). The second interview is near and dear to Dallas' heart - the current head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders baseball team, Tim Tadlock, stops by to give us the college baseball perspective (1:21:45). The crew also runs through the latest news, including the announcement of Japanese baseball re-starting. Finally, Dallas and Jared also get into Twitter questions, including another edition of #bringingthecheese (1:57:00).

    • 2 hr 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.6K Ratings

2.6K Ratings

fuhkthisshetwhyisthissohard ,

Bringin the cheese

Baseball and cheese are two of my favorite things and this podcast hits both subjects which makes me very happy. 11/10 waiting on the dog calendar

drew_moore312 ,

We gone!

The most player interviews of any baseball pod, maybe any pod? Maybe try to shorten up the eps though lol

CASHMATiC707 ,

Killing it.

Best baseball podcast now or ever.

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