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A Sports Illustrated podcast talking all things baseball, hosted by SI MLB editors Stephen Cannella and Ted Keith.

A Sports Illustrated podcast talking all things baseball, hosted by SI MLB editors Stephen Cannella and Ted Keith.
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A Sports Illustrated podcast talking all things baseball, hosted by SI MLB editors Stephen Cannella and Ted Keith.

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@SInow

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English


Episodes

Talking all things World Series with SI editor and Indians fan Mark Bechtel

10/28/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, SI for Kids editor and Indians fan Mark Bechtel joins Ted and Steve to talk about the World Series, including his thoughts on Cleveland's title drought, his predictions for the Series and how he feels as the Fall Classic shifts to Chicago.

Duration:00:39:46

Talking David Ortiz's final week; AL and NL wild-card races; Gary Sanchez for ROY?

9/22/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella break down the chaotic AL and NL wild-card races; debate whether Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez has done enough to be named AL Rookie of the Year over the Tigers' Michael Fulmer; and share their thoughts on the upcoming end of David Ortiz's terrific final season in baseball.

Duration:00:34:58

Recapping this year's MLB trade deadline action with Joe Sheehan

8/1/2016
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On this special edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella run down all of this season's trade deadline wheeling and dealing with the help of SI contributor Joe Sheehan, sharing their thoughts on the day's trades and which teams did the best (the Rangers, Indians, Yankees and more) and which should have done more.

Duration:00:38:12

Making second half predictions; Michael Bonfiglio, director of "Doc & Darryl"

7/14/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella make their predictions for the second half, including their division and wild card picks in the AL and NL. After that, Ted interviews Michael Bonfiglio, co-director of "Doc & Darryl," ESPN's 30 for 30 film on Doc Gooden and Darryl Strawberry.

Duration:01:00:04

Jim Palmer discusses state of the Orioles today, hitting batters, Hall of Fame weekends and more

7/1/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, former Orioles star Jim Palmer talks with Ted Keith about Buck Showalter and the current state of the Orioles, if Showalter reminds him of Earl Weaver, which hitters in the Orioles lineup today would scare him most, if pitchers and hitters are bothered more easily by HBPs, who he hangs out with on Hall Of Fame weekends, his new book and much more.

Duration:00:31:57

Cardinals' Matt Carpenter; is Ichiro now MLB's Hit King?

6/17/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter joins the show to talk about St. Louis' season, his newfound power at the plate, chasing the red-hot Cubs and why he knew Jake Arrieta was going to be a star. After that, Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella discuss the debate over which player is baseball's true Hit King: Ichiro Suzuki or Pete Rose?

Duration:00:37:10

Talking David Wright's injury, Ryan Howard's benching and fixing the MLB draft

6/3/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella discuss the possible final days of David Wright with the Mets and Ryan Howard with the Phillies, then try to come up with some ways to improve the upcoming MLB draft.

Duration:00:50:38

We're Going Streaking: Talking hitting streaks, Matt Harvey's struggles and Julio Urias's debut

5/27/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella riff on Jackie Bradley Jr.'s 29-game hitting streak and whether streaks are luck or skill, the struggles of Matt Harvey, and the pending MLB debut of super prospect Julio Urias for the Dodgers.

Duration:00:36:59

Buster Posey on Giants' season; breaking down Rangers-Blue Jays brawl

5/19/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Giants catcher Buster Posey joins the show to talk about San Francisco's season, followed by Ted and Steve breaking down the huge brawl between the Rangers and Blue Jays, debating whether the Red Sox are for real, and sharing some stories about Reggie Jackson on his 70th birthday.

Duration:00:57:44

Joe Sheehan on Manny Machado, Max Scherzer, season trends so far

5/13/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, SI contributing baseball writer Joe Sheehan stops by to talk with Ted and Steve about the most notable trends of the season so far, Max Scherzer's 20-strikeout game, whether Manny Machado has reached the level of Mike Trout and Bryce Harper, and whether it's time for the Angels to deal Trout and what they could get in return.

Duration:00:48:42

Jonah Keri on Astros' slump, Yankees' struggles, Joey Votto, more

5/6/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, SI contributing baseball writer Jonah Keri joins Ted and Steve to talk about the first month of the 2016 MLB season, including the struggles of the Yankees and Astros, whether this is the best group of young talent the sport has ever seen, and if the Reds should be trying to move Joey Votto.

Duration:00:40:53

Rockies manager Walt Weiss on Trevor Story, season so far

4/29/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Rockies manager Walt Weiss joins the show to talk about his team's season to date, the historic start of rookie shortstop Trevor Story, how Colorado will handle the Jose Reyes situation, and whether the franchise can finally fix its persistent pitching issues.

Duration:00:30:55

Jay Jaffe on Jake Arrieta, MLB expansion, Bryce Harper, more

4/22/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, SI contributing baseball writer Jay Jaffe joins the show to talk about Jake Arrieta's no-hitter and dominant run (1:05), commissioner Rob Manfred's comments on expansion and what cities could be candidates for a team (18:09), and whether Bryce Harper has reached Mike Trout's level (32:09).

Duration:00:36:59

The Bechtel Test: SI's Mark Bechtel talks Indians, Trevor Story, Pablo Sandoval, more

4/15/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, SI Kids managing editor and Indians fan Mark Bechtel joins the show to talk with Ted and Steve about Cleveland's season so far, Trevor Story's historic start, the Pablo Sandoval saga in Boston, and which 1990s Indians reliever was his favorite. (Hint: It's not Paul Assenmacher.)

Duration:00:40:05

Astros' Carlos Correa on new season, slide rules; recapping Opening Days

4/6/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa calls in to talk about Houston's season, his expectations for the year and the controversy over baseball's new slide rule and a pivotal non-call in Tuesday's Yankees-Astros game. After that, Ted and Steve recap the first few days of the season and discuss the big storylines of the opening week.

Duration:00:53:08

Talking Opening Day with Hall of Famer Johnny Bench

4/1/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Ted Keith and Steve Cannella welcome Hall of Fame catcher and Cincinnati Reds legend Johnny Bench on to the show, as they talk about the upcoming start of the 2016 MLB season and the fun that is Opening Day, as well as get Johnny's thoughts on baseball culture in today's game.

Duration:00:37:06

2016 MLB season preview: Eric Hosmer talks Royals, Ted and Steve make picks and predictions

3/23/2016
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Get ready for the upcoming MLB season with this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast. First up, Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer calls in to talk about Kansas City's World Series run, his hopes for 2016 and if he thinks his team can repeat as champions. After that, Ted and Steve discuss SI's World Series pick and make their predictions for this year's playoff teams.

Duration:00:41:22

Tired Goose Chase: Talking Bryce Harper, Goose Gossage and baseball culture

3/16/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella dive into recent comments from Nationals slugger Bryce Harper and Hall of Famer Goose Gossage about the culture of baseball and the unwritten rules of the game, and debate whether MLB should listen to its young superstar about making the sport more youth-friendly.

Duration:00:43:37

Over or under? Talking 2016 predicted MLB win totals with SI's Ben Reiter

3/11/2016
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Place your bets, folks: On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, SI senior writer Ben Reiter joins Ted and Keith to go through the Las Vegas predicted 2016 win totals for a handful of MLB teams, as the three debate which clubs look stronger or weaker than the over/under lines ahead of the season.

Duration:00:48:16

New York Daily News' Mark Feinsand on Aroldis Chapman suspension, Yankees camp

3/4/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, New York Daily News beatwriter Mark Feinsand joins the show to talk about Yankees spring training, including Aroldis Chapman's suspension, the team's new bullpen, his thoughts on New York's postseason chances in 2016, and "The West Wing" with Ted.

Duration:00:40:52