211 episodes

Ian Happ, of the Chicago Cubs, and teammates Dakota Mekkes and Zack Short share their MLB experiences, baseball life, and interview guests on The Compound, part of Jomboy Media.

The Compound - MLB Player Podcast Jomboy Media

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    • 4.9 • 1.6K Ratings

Ian Happ, of the Chicago Cubs, and teammates Dakota Mekkes and Zack Short share their MLB experiences, baseball life, and interview guests on The Compound, part of Jomboy Media.

    How 2020 Changed Baseball Forever

    How 2020 Changed Baseball Forever

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    On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the guys discuss Ian forgetting about Dakota's gift, how 2020 changed minor league baseball forever and get another hot take from Danny Mueller.

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    Featuring: Ian Happ, Dakota Mekkes, Zack Short
    Edited by: Tom Prizeman

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    • 54 min
    How Much Money Will Juan Soto Get This Off Season?

    How Much Money Will Juan Soto Get This Off Season?

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    On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, Zack's teammate Ronald Acuna Jr. is out for the season and the guys break down his absence. After that, the guys discuss Aaron Judge's crazy month of May, Juan Soto's potential contract extension, Ian's big night in St. Louis and what seat is best on airplane.

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    MLB Players Break Down the Newest Stat

    MLB Players Break Down the Newest Stat

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    On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, Ian and Zack faced off against each other for the second time in 2 weeks, this time at Wrigley Field. Zack shares his experience of playing for the first time in his career at the friendly confines. After that, the guys discuss why hitting is down across the league, who they would draft 1.1 in an MLB redraft and tease some more announcements about our live show coming up on June 20th!
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    • 52 min
    Live Show Announcement, Zack is On the Move Again and Wired Headphones!

    Live Show Announcement, Zack is On the Move Again and Wired Headphones!

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    On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, Zack talks after his first series as a member of the Atlanta Braves, and fills us in on the last week of his life. Afterwards, the guys discuss more of Danny Mueller's hot takes, the differences between game play at the Majors and Minors and a whole lot more!

    • 52 min
    Zack Short is a Boston Red Sox, More Food Hot Takes, Plus Injury and Jersey Updates!

    Zack Short is a Boston Red Sox, More Food Hot Takes, Plus Injury and Jersey Updates!

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    On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, Zack talks after his first series as a member of the Boston Red Sox, and fills us in on the last week of his life. Afterwards, time for some more food hot takes, updates on Mike Trout's injury and when fans can expect to see updated uniforms.
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ian in New York, Zack on the Move, and Are Italian Restaurants Overrated?

    Ian in New York, Zack on the Move, and Are Italian Restaurants Overrated?

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    On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, Ian checks in after a dramatic late inning for the Cubs at Citi Field in New York, while Zack updates on the next steps of his career, and finally the guys discuss if Italian Restaurants are overrated.
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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

ARizz44 ,

Anthony Amelio

This is the best podcast I have ever listened to. Great commentary and comedy, everyone should listen to this podcast. Great job guys!!

cubbigirl23 ,

Best!! Absolutely the BEST!

I absolutely can not wait for this podcast to come out each week!! It is the best hour of my week!! These guys talk about everything sports but love it most when they talk baseball!! Especially Cubbie baseball. Dakota keeps the guys on their toes and truly makes me laugh out loud every single episode. Love it the most when they gang up on Tom and his Yankees. Can’t recommend this podcast enough. I’m truly a Compound Junkie ! Love you guys!

Jlm2z ,

200 episodes!

Love this podcast. Thanks for sharing your opinions and lives with your fans!
Updating now at 200 episodes still going strong! Love the opening day episode for 2024 really looking forward to listening to antics of these fellas.

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