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Broadcasters Shannon Drayer, Rick Rizzs, Aaron Goldsmith, Mike Blowers and more keep you up to date throughout the Mariners offseason with interviews, news and analysis.

The Hot Stove 710 ESPN Seattle

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Broadcasters Shannon Drayer, Rick Rizzs, Aaron Goldsmith, Mike Blowers and more keep you up to date throughout the Mariners offseason with interviews, news and analysis.

    Mariners Insider: Andrés Muñoz hits his stride

    Mariners Insider: Andrés Muñoz hits his stride

    Fireballing Mariners reliever Andrés Muñoz talks to Shannon Drayer about his path to the big leagues, how he became such a hard thrower, and why things have started to click for him in recent outings.
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    Mariners Insider: Ken Giles on his road back to the big leagues

    Mariners Insider: Ken Giles on his road back to the big leagues

    Mariners insider Shannon Drayer catches up with veteran reliever Ken Giles at the coliseum in Oakland just hours before he pitched in his first big league game since undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2020.
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    • 6 min
    Baseball Games CANCELLED: Why it Happened

    Baseball Games CANCELLED: Why it Happened

    MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced that the League and Players' Association did not reach a deal to end the lockout and has cancelled the first 2 regular season series of the season. What issues remain and how did this happen? Shannon Drayer and James Osborn lay out the specifics of what went wrong and what's left to resolve before games can be played again.

    2021 Mariners' 4th round draft pick Bryce Miller joins the show to talk about his growth through the M's organization. You'll be surprised to find out his history on the mound and why he's hopeful that his ceiling may not yet have been found.

    Mariners legend Julio Cruz passed away last week. Gary Hill explains his impactful career with the Mariners on and off the field. Shannon is fired up about a potential rule change that could add more action to the game.

    Dave Wyman joins the show to share his history with the game of baseball. Hear the Seahawks' play-by-play broadcaster every day on Wyman and Bob from 2 to 7.
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    • 47 min
    The MLB Lockout Could be Ending Soon; Rising OF Prospect Zach DeLoach

    The MLB Lockout Could be Ending Soon; Rising OF Prospect Zach DeLoach

    While the MLB and the MLBPA are having meaningful negotiations for the first time this offseason, Shannon Drayer and James Osborn read the signs that could signal the finish line in the lockout. Is it wrong to be optimistic that deal gets reached this week?

    Mariners' OF prospect Zach DeLoach jumped 2 levels in his first full year of minor league ball last year; hear how the organization's mental skills department played a major role in his development since being drafted during the height of the pandemic.

    Gary Hill breaks down an interesting trend in pitch selection across baseball. Could we be seeing a shift away from fastballs?

    Jordan Shusterman of Cespedes Family BBQ joins the show to share his love of the Mariners and his wishlist of free agents for the M's when the lockout ends. Find his work at The Ringer.
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    • 45 min
    A Rainiers preview with Mike Curto and the end of pitchers hitting

    A Rainiers preview with Mike Curto and the end of pitchers hitting

    Shannon Drayer and Curtis Rogers fire up The Hot Stove. What will baseball look like with pitchers no longer hitting? Gary Hill explains. Shannon and Curtis check in with the voice of the Rainiers, Mike Curto, to get a preview of Seattle's Triple-A affiliate. Which top prospect is Curto most excited to see at Cheney Stadium in 2022? Later, Shannon closes out Tuesday night with a visit from Maura Dooley and Justin Barnes of The Mike Salk Show!
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    • 49 min
    Could Julio Rodriguez Already be an MLB Star in 2022? Getting to Know Mariners #1 Draft Pick Harry Ford

    Could Julio Rodriguez Already be an MLB Star in 2022? Getting to Know Mariners #1 Draft Pick Harry Ford

    Shannon Drayer and James Osborn speak with catcher Harry Ford, the Mariners' #1 draft pick last year. Shannon uncovers a secret about Ford that will knock your socks off. Hear why he chose to play catcher despite having the athleticism to play anywhere in the field, plus--who is his biggest competition in the weight room?

    ZiPS predicts a step back for the Mariners in 2022, but what caught Shannon's eye was the WAR projection for Julio Rodriguez. Have we been underselling J-Rod's potential? Could he be the Opening Day starting centerfielder for the Mariners in 2022? How does he compare with the game's best young stars right now?

    Stacy Rost joins the show to share her love of baseball and how the 2021 Mariners was a game-changing experience in her fandom. Hear her every day on the Jake and Stacy Show, weekdays 10 to 2!
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    • 46 min

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