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Just some average guy with a microphone that just wants to talk a little baseball!

Just some average guy with a microphone that just wants to talk a little baseball!

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United States

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Just some average guy with a microphone that just wants to talk a little baseball!

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@RipGriffin2

Language:

English


Episodes

MLB Gets Political

4/8/2021
In this episode, I am joined by Stephen Leonardi, Ben Able, and Mathias Altman-Kurosaki from Overtime Heroics to discuss the All-Star Game moving to Colorado, Nick Castellanos, Trevor Bauer being investigated, and more. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow. Whether you listen to the show on all the major podcast platforms or watch the show on YouTube, be sure to subscribe to the show and leave a comment or review. You can also listen to current and past episodes at...

Duration:01:01:25

Opening Day is HERE!!!

4/1/2021
In this episode, I am joined by Stephen Leonardi and Ben Able from Overtime Heroics to discuss the predictions for the 2021 season. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow. Whether you listen to the show on all the major podcast platforms or watch the show on YouTube, be sure to subscribe to the show and leave a comment or review. You can also listen to current and past episodes at www.theripgriffinshow.com. Have a question, comment, concern, or want to talk about baseball,...

Duration:01:03:40

AL East Preview

3/31/2021
In this episode, I discuss the last of the divisions to break down, the AL East. The New York Yankees added some key pitching depth, but will it be enough to win the division? The Toronto Blue Jays got significantly better and will be much improved in 2021. The Tampa Bay Rays are coming off a World Series appearance in 2020 but will take a step back this season. The Boston Red Sox hope to get back into contention, but may a .500 team, to say the least. The Baltimore Orioles will continue to...

Duration:00:19:11

NL East Preview

3/29/2021
In this episode, I discuss how the NL East will be the most exciting division to watch. The Atlanta Braves will be the team to beat, but Steve Cohen and the New York Mets will be there if the Braves lose steam. The Miami Marlins look to improve after making the postseason for the first since 2003. The Philadelphia Phillies claimed they did not have any money but still managed to spend, and the Washington Nationals look to get back on track in 2021. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter,...

Duration:00:19:27

AL Central Preview

3/27/2021
In this episode, I discuss how the AL Central will take shape. The Minnesota Twins look to repeat as division champs, but the Chicago White Sox are much improved. The Cleveland Indians look to contend with a small payroll. The Detroit Tigers will be on the rise with new manager AJ Hinch at the helm, and the Kansas City Royals will keep rebuilding. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow. Whether you listen to the show on all the major podcast platforms or watch the show on...

Duration:00:20:20

NL Central Preview

3/25/2021
In this episode, I discuss how the NL Central will take shape. The new-look Cardinals look to stay atop of the central. The Cubs try to regroup after the departure of Theo Epstein. The Brewers are much improved after signing Jackie Bradley Jr, the Reds will take a step back after Trevor Bauer left, and the Pirates are well, the Pirates. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow. Whether you listen to the show on all the major podcast platforms or watch the show on YouTube, be...

Duration:00:19:58

AL West Preview

3/23/2021
In this episode, I discuss how the AL West will take shape. The Astros look to re-gain the top spot in the division while the Athletics try to make it a repeat. The Angels have the best player in baseball but not spend enough this offseason to take the West. The Rangers and Mariners round out this division still in full rebuild mode. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow. Whether you listen to the show on all the major podcast platforms or watch the show on YouTube, be...

Duration:00:21:53

NL West Preview

3/21/2021
In this episode, I discuss how the NL West will shape out. The Dodgers and Padres will make for a great rivalry, Giants still rebuilding, and the Diamondbacks and Rockies still not in postseason contention. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow. Whether you listen to the show on all the major podcast platforms or watch the show on YouTube, be sure to subscribe to the show and leave a comment or review. You can also listen to current and past episodes at...

Duration:00:18:25

Spring Training Updates

3/11/2021
In this episode, the guys talk about Jake Odorizzi signing with the Astros, the Mets in talks of an extension with Francisco Lindor, Ichiro taking batting practice, and more. Be sure to follow the show on Twitter, @ripgriffinshow. Whether you listen to the show on all the major podcast platforms or watch the show on YouTube, be sure to subscribe to the show and leave a comment or review. You can also listen to current and past episodes at theripgriffinshow.com. Have a question, comment,...

Duration:00:53:09

The Sweet Sound of Baseball

3/4/2021
In this episode, the guys go over the news over the past week. Thoughts and Prayers go out to Aaron Boone, and Jon Lester has they have surgeries. JBJ finally signs with the Brewers, more development of the Mickey Calloway situation, Angel Hernandez, and more. Whether you listen to the show on all the major podcast platforms or watch the show on YouTube, be sure to subscribe to the show and leave a comment or review. You can also listen to current and past episodes at theripgriffinshow.com....

Duration:00:51:30

The Mets

2/23/2021
In this episode, Rip and Brad is joined by John Snyder, Co-Host of the Breaking Balls Podcast and fan of the New York Mets. They discussed the possibility of a Francisco Lindor extension, former Seattle Mariners President and CEO Kevin Mather in hot water, Blake Snell's article, and more. They will discuss the team of the week, the New York Mets, while also discussing two players: Dom Smith, who was picked by our guest, and Jacob deGrom, who won the Twitter poll. Please be sure to follow...

Duration:01:07:29

Baseball is Back!!!!

2/17/2021
In this episode, Brad is joined by the show's friends, Zach and Brandon from The NEST Podcast, to discuss what has happened this week in baseball. The guys discuss Brock Holt signing with the Rangers, Justin Turner signing his deal with the Dodgers, and breaking news!!!! Be sure to follow Brandon on Twitter @BrandonBrewah and Zach @thezachbill. Also, be sure to follow The NEST Podcast on Twitter @NESTpod and also on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NESTpodcast1. Whether you listen to...

Duration:01:01:48

The Orange Birds

2/10/2021
In this episode, Rip and Brad is joined by Heather Noble, a Baltimore Orioles super fan. They discussed breaking news with Andrew Benintendi being traded to the Royals, Trevor Bauer to the Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw's future, and more. They will discuss the team of the week, the Baltimore Orioles, while also discussing two players: Stevie Wilkerson, who was picked by our guest, and Cal"The Iron Man" Ripken Jr., who won the Twitter poll. Please be sure to follow Heather @AlainnFocail on...

Duration:01:16:53

The Red Birds

2/4/2021
In this episode, Rip and Brad are joined by Zach Billings from the NEST Podcast. They discussed the Colorado Rockies trading Nolan Arenado to the St. Louis Cardinals, Dustin Pedroia retires, Mickey Callaway gets suspended, and more. They will discuss the team of the week, the St. Louis Cardinals, while also discussing two players: Harrison Bader, who was picked by our guest, and Ozzie "The Wizard" Smith, who won the Twitter poll. Please be sure to follow Zach @thezachbill on Twitter and the...

Duration:01:07:06

The Baby Bears

1/28/2021
In this episode, Rip and Brad are joined by Bryan Smith, a writer with Bleacher Nation. They discussed the passing of Hank Aaron and his impact on baseball, Red Sox making moves, Red Sox and Yankees make a trade, Jameson Tallion trade to the Yankees, and more. They will discuss the team of the week, the Chicago Cubs, while also discussing two players: Zach Davies, who was picked by our guest, and Kris Bryant, who won the Twitter poll. Please be sure to follow Bryan on Twitter @cubprospects...

Duration:01:09:04

The BoSox

1/21/2021
In this episode, Rip and Brad are joined by the host of the Bastards of Boston Baseball, Terry Cushman. They will discuss George Springer to the Toronto Blue Jays, Jared Porter out as the New York Mets general manager, Michael Brantley returning to the Astros, and other news that has happened over the past week. They will discuss the team of the week, the Boston Red Sox, while also discussing two players. David Ortiz, who was picked by our guest, and Pedro Martinez, who won the Twitter...

Duration:01:07:48

The Bronx Bombers

1/12/2021
This week the guys are joined by Emily Nyman from Breaking Balls Podcast. We talk about the latest news from the past week from the passing of Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda, possibly a Fernando Tatis Jr. extension, and other news. Our Team of the Week is the New York Yankees. Emily talks about the team and the possibility of what might happen if DJ LeMahieu ends up signing with another team. The Dodgers have been rumored for LeMahieu's services'. Our Player of the Week, as voted on by the...

Duration:01:12:21

Crush City

1/6/2021
On the first episode of 2021, the guys are joined by special guest Brett "Htown Wheelhouse" Chancey from Locked on Astros and Stros' 411. The guys talk briefly on the latest MLB news over last week before diving into the Team of the Week: Houston Astros. Brett gives us his insight on the Astros and what fans can possibly expect going into the 2021 season. Make sure to check out Brett and Eric on Locked on Astros and give them a follow. https://twitter.com/LockedOnAstros At the end of the...

Duration:01:09:16

Slam Diego

12/29/2020
In this episode, Brad hosts the show with special guest Zach from The NEST Podcast. The guys talk about the year is 2020 from the passing of Al Kaline, Tom Seaver, Bob Gibson, Lou Brock, and Whitey Ford. They talk about the shortened season, Astros' scandal, Rob Manfred, and more. With the big news in San Diego, the guys also discuss the trades and the impact that they have on the Padres. Make sure to check out Zach and his co-host Brandon at The NEST Podcast on Mondays at...

Duration:00:50:45

Big A in Anaheim

12/22/2020
On this weeks episode the guys stay out west and talk about the Team of the Week: Los Angeles Angels #TheHaloWay. The guys talk about the teams past history and current state and what they need in order to get over the hurdle and win a postseason game. The Player of the Week as voted on by the listeners was not Mike Trout, but Vladimir Guerrero, a former Angel. Rip touches on the success that Guerrero had throughout his career that made him a Hall of Famer in 2018. The show could not go...

Duration:00:47:12