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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.

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.

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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ian Fights A Squirrel, Zack is on the Move, and Dakota Loves Draymond!

6/21/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the guys discuss Squirrel hijinks in Pittsburgh, Zack gives an update on his trip to Boston and Dakota talks about his love for Draymond and all things Spartans! And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on Instagram @thecompoundpod_

Duration:00:35:48

Short/Mekkes 3, Ian Visits the Office and Scotty Effross crosses the line!

6/15/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the guys relive Zack and Dakota's fierce showdown in Toledo! Plus, the guys discuss position players pitching, Ian's recent visit to the Jomboy Office, and Ian reveals his celebrity golf partner at the end of the episode! And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on Instagram @thecompoundpod_

Duration:00:50:04

Zack and Dakota are Together Again! Plus, a Battle against the Cards and Trout Isn't Slumping!

6/7/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, Dakota and Zack are reunited in Toledo and Zack has gone full show. Plus Ian gets upset about the media saying Mike Trout is slumping (he has .950 OPS!) and the guys talk the Cubs recent five game series against the Cardinals! And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on Instagram @thecompoundpod_

Duration:00:42:15

Big Leaguers Buying Dinner, and Dakota Reveals His "Sources"

5/31/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the guys discuss the best meals they've been bought by "Show" guys in the minors, Dakota reveals his sources and the guys discuss the recent scuffle between Tommy Pham and Joc Pederson. And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on Instagram @thecompoundpod_

Duration:00:28:40

Dakota Gets Ejected, Ian Loves Cincy and Zack is the Bad Boy of the Pod!

5/24/2022
Go to https://getroman.com/COMPOUND TODAY. If approved, you’ll get fifteen dollars off your first order of Roman T-support! On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the boys talk Dakota's first ever ejection, and how players deal with bad calls and umpires. Plus, Ian talks getting hot in Cincy! And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on Instagram @thecompoundpod_

Duration:00:46:37

Dakota Makes His Season Debut and Has Thoughts on the Pitch Clock!

5/17/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the Boys celebrate Dakota's return to the mound in Iowa, plus Dakota reveals his potentially controversial takes on the Pitch Clock. The guys also discuss the Reds' recent almost no-hitter and Reid Detmers' no hit effort for the Angels. And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on Instagram @thecompoundpod_

Duration:00:45:19

Scotty Effross Returns for More Than Just A Question!

5/9/2022
Visit https://athleticgreens.com/compound to get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. Friend of the Pod, known question asker, Scotty Effross returns to the pod and this time, he's asking more than just a question! The guys chat with Scotty about his transition to a side arm hurler, his coolest MLB moments and if MiLB relievers should throw back to back days! And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on...

Duration:00:52:42

Ian Gets Engaged, Zack Loves the Clock and Dakota Gears Up!

5/4/2022
Get 20% off + free shipping with the code: COMPOUND at https://manscaped.com Celebrate the start of the 2022 MLB season with the 2022 Topps Series 1 Baseball NFT Collection. Visit https://toppsnfts.com for more info. On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the guys talk Ian's big news, Zack changing his mind on the pitch clock and Dakota gearing up for game action in Arizona! And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on...

Duration:00:48:47

Talking About the Unwritten Rules, the Pitch Clock and If Zack Was Late for the Pod!

4/26/2022
Create a free Topps NFTs account at https://bit.ly/TS1BNC-JBM to make sure you’re ready to go for the 2022 Series 1 Baseball NFT Collection this Thursday at 1PM ET, exclusively on https://toppsnfts.com. On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the guys discuss Zack's late arrival to the podcast, baseball's unwritten rules, the MiLB pitch clock and Fangraphs updates to MLB player WAR. And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and...

Duration:00:15:12

Jake Arrieta Has Retired and He Finally Joins the Compound! (with THE Jake Arrieta!)

4/20/2022
Get 20% OFF + Free shipping with code COMPOUND at https://www.manscaped.com On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the boys are joined by the one and only Jake Arrieta. Over a year in the making, this episode does not disapoint. And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on Instagram @thecompoundpod_

Duration:00:54:35

Ian's Big Weekend and Dakota Gets Left Out of the Billboard

4/12/2022
Go to: http://getroman.com/COMPOUND today, and if you’re prescribed, get $15 off your first month of ED treatment. Visit http://athleticgreens.com/compound to get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the guys discuss a huge opening week in baseball, including Ian's big weekend, the Cubs series against the Brewers and the new technology being tested in the...

Duration:00:39:47

Opening Day Is (Almost) Here!

4/5/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, Opening Day is almost here! Zack checks in from Toledo, while Ian and Dakota give their final updates from Arizona. The guys breakdown Ian's monster homerun, the Tigers big late night trade, and friends of the pod who made big league rosters! And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on Instagram @thecompoundpod_

Duration:00:24:55

Tigers Stud Spencer Torkelson Joins the Pod! Plus, Zack loves Twitter and the Guys Debate Ghost Runners!

3/29/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the boys are joined by Spencer Torkelson (21:45), current Detroit Tigers prospect and former number one overall pick! Spencer talks about his weird covid draft year, his first pro AB coming against big leaguers, and what Zack is like as a teammate! Plus, the fellas discuss the Oscar's drama, the latest on spring training and debate the Ghost Runner rule returning!

Duration:00:45:25

Ian Makes A New BFF, Zack Plays in the Grapefruit League and Dakota Looks Like a Snack!

3/22/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the guys talk about week 2 of spring training! Ian is ramping up towards a debut, and talks about his new Cubs BFF, while Zack talks about making his grapefruit league debut in Florida. Dakota wanted to beat Coach K, but at least he still looks like a snack. (His words)

Duration:00:47:10

Live From the (Jomboy) Compound! (With Zack on A Laptop in FL)

3/15/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, 2/3s of the Compound is live and in person! The guys talk about baseball being back, Zack's miserable travel day and so much more! And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on Instagram @thecompoundpod_

Duration:00:59:16

The 100th Episode Spectacular (Featuring you, our listeners!)

3/8/2022
Go to http://getroman.com/COMPOUND today, and if you’re prescribed, get $15 off your first month of ED treatment. On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, it is time. The Compound's 100th episode and it wouldn't be possible without all of you listening, so we turn the pod over to you guys! After Ian gives a brief update on Labor talks, the guys hear from you guys and answer over 20 of your most burning questions! And don't forget to follow The Compound on social...

Duration:00:53:18

Ian Goes to Negotiations and the Guys Talk Youth Baseball!

3/1/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, Ian talks about his trip to Florida to join the MLB labor negotiations, and his thoughts on their progress. After that, the boys talk about their experiences with youth baseball and answer questions from the fans. And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on Instagram @thecompoundpod_

Duration:00:55:50

Dakota Goes to Zona, College Baseball is here!

2/21/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, Dakota is on the ground in Arizona, as the Cubs open up minor league spring training. Meanwhile, the guys talk about college baseball's opening weekend and an update on labor negotiations! Watch VIDEO episodes of the Compound Podcast on the JM Baseball Youtube Channel! And don't forget to follow The Compound on social media, on Twitter @thecompoundpod and on Instagram @thecompoundpod_

Duration:00:43:00

We Get Fired Up About MiLB Cuts and More Fun Labor Talk!

2/15/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the guys are fired up! After discussing the Super Bowl and some fun moments in the desert on the PGA Tour, the guys turn their attention to the recent labor negotiations (17:00). Ian gives another update on negotiations, and then Producer Tom gets fired up talking about more MiLB cuts and the guys discuss how the cuts, and the general attitudes towards Minor League baseball affect the game. Watch VIDEO episodes of the...

Duration:00:06:50

The Compound Becomes an Ideas Pod! (With Talkin' Jake)

2/8/2022
On this week's episode of the Compound Podcast with Ian Happ, the guys are joined by their third straight guest (probably a new record), Talkin Jake from Talkin' Baseball and Jomboy Media! The guys discuss the current state of baseball and discuss some ideas about to improve the game! Plus, Jake tells the story of how Jomboy Media was founded and we got another edition of Lockout update from Ian.

Duration:01:15:55