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Tune in Middays with Andy Baskin and Jeff Phelps from 10am-2pm.

Tune in Middays with Andy Baskin and Jeff Phelps from 10am-2pm.
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Tune in Middays with Andy Baskin and Jeff Phelps from 10am-2pm.

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Episodes

Alex Hooper says Astros series could be turning point

5/18/2018
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Alex Hooper joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Indians/Astros series this weekend and where the Indians are 42 games into the season. They discussed the trickle down effect when a bullpen is struggling and the difficult series in Detroit last week, as well as how much the team misses Bryan Shaw right now. They also previewed the Astros series, which Alex thinks could be a turning point if the Indians can take it. Finally they discussed Francisco Lindor's long-term future with the club.

Duration:00:12:06

Nate Ulrich says Hue Jackson can rehab his image on Hard Knocks

5/18/2018
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Nate Ulrich joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Browns offseason and their appearance on Hard Knocks. He said it can be a great thing that the team is on the show, but that it can be difficult for players and coaches to ignore the distraction. They discussed what the show can do for Hue Jackson's image, Nate thinks he could be the star of the show but he also thinks it could be problematic. They also discussed whether or not the NFL forced the Browns to do the series. The last thing they...

Duration:00:10:26

Chris Fedor says the Cavs win game 2 nine times out of ten

5/17/2018
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Chris Fedor joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Cavs/Celtics series. Chris said it's difficult to stick with his prediction of Cavs in 6, but he warned that Boston has been a much worse team on the road in the postseason. He said that game 2 would have been a game the Cavs win against Indiana or Toronto, but this Celtics group is so mentally tough. Chris said the supporting cast is being tested in this series beyond the first two rounds, and they're showing they're a flawed roster. Andy...

Duration:00:16:10

Andrew Siciliano - 5-17-18 says Hard Knocks will be a big positive for Browns organization

5/17/2018
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Andrew Siciliano joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Browns' spot on Hard Knocks. Andrew guesses the Browns were compelled to do the series by the NFL. He said it could be a very good showcase for Hue Jackson and that Browns fans will by and large enjoy the project. He also mentioned that the entire league is watching and it can be very beneficial for an organization. Andrew predicted Jarvis Landry would be a breakout star of the series. They also discussed Hue Jackson jumping in the lake.

Duration:00:12:40

Ricky O'Donnell says I've got the Cavs taking Shai Gilgeous-Alexander at 8

5/16/2018
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Ricky O'Donnell from SB Nation joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the NBA draft. He said he has the Cavs taking Shai Gilgeous- Alexander from Kentucky at 8. They also discussed the number of big men in the draft and the weird role for big men in today's NBA. They discussed the depth of the draft and Ricky said there's really good depth through the lottery but it falls off a bit around 16 or 17.

Duration:00:12:14

Chris Rose says Yankees, Red Sox and Astros are all way better than Indians

5/16/2018
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Chris Rose joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Cavs/Celtics series and where the Indians are right now. He said the Cavs have very bad body language and he's discouraged about what he's seen so far, then he went through possible lineup and rotation changes for Ty Lue. He also said he's very concerned about the Indians, the bullpen specifically. He expects a deal to be made very soon, and he thinks they should make a move for Cincinnati's Raisel Iglesias.

Duration:00:13:57

Gary Washburn says JR Smith was awful, Jeff Green shouldn't play

5/16/2018
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Gary Washburn from The Boston Globe joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Cavs/Celtics series. They talked about the physicality of the series and whether the Cavs need to respond in game 3. Gary explained how the Celtics have gotten to this point, he said they've assembled a team of positionless players who are all athletic defenders. He also talked about what draws players to Brad Stevens and why they buy in to his system. Then he said that Ty Lue needs to make some major adjustments to...

Duration:00:11:08

AJ Perez says the leagues mostly evolved, the NCAA didn't

5/15/2018
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A.J. Perez joined Andy and Jeff to detail the Supreme Court's ruling on sports betting. They discussed the timeline for different states to get betting up and running as well as the integrity fees that the sports leagues are going to associate with the new system. They also discussed the fact that there would likely still need to be some federal oversight.

Duration:00:10:35

Bill Reiter says LeBron needs to attack the rim more

5/15/2018
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Bill Reiter from CBS Sports joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the NBA Playoffs. They discussed whether or not Brad Stevens is the main reason for the Celtics success this season. Bill says LeBron needs to attack the basket more and create offense from the inside out. They also discussed the draft lottery and whether or not the pick would be used to keep James in Cleveland. Last they hit on the Supreme Court's decision to allow states to decide on legalized gambling.

Duration:00:08:15

Sam Amico says Cavs draft pick means very little to LeBron

5/15/2018
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Sam Amico joined Andy and Jeff to discuss game 2 of the conference finals and the draft lottery. They debated how important the lottery landing spot would be to LeBron James' future. Amico says LeBron's decision will have more to do with winning titles immediately and it'll be difficult to flip the pick for someone who'll guarantee LeBron stays just because of the timing of everything. They kicked around options if the Cavs do draft at 8 or 9, including Trae Young, Colin Sexton and Wendell...

Duration:00:12:17

Mary Kay Cabot says once you go Mayfield theres no going back

5/15/2018
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Mary Kay Cabot joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Browns offseason and Hue Jackson's pledge to jump in Lake Erie. They discussed whether "the jump" could be a bigger deal and if fans or more media should be involved. They also chatted about the over/under of 9.5 games for Baker Mayfield starts this season. They also discussed the distribution of carries between Nick Chubb, Carlos Hyde and Duke Johnson this year. Then they got into the Supreme Court's decision to allow states to legalize...

Duration:00:11:20

Steve Aschburner says referring to game 1 as feel-out games may be an issue

5/14/2018
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Steve Aschburner from NBA.com joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Cavs/Celtics series. They discussed how important game 1 was to the Celtics because of their road struggles throughout the postseason. They also compared the home-court advantage in Boston compared to what the Cavs enjoy at the Q. They went through all the bad game 1's the Cavs have played in this postseason and discussed whether LeBron referring to them as feel-out games sets them up for poor performances. They also chatted...

Duration:00:12:36

Scott Petrak says Hue is scared to start Mayfield too soon

5/14/2018
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Scott Petrak joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Browns offseason and plans for Baker Mayfield. Scott said that Hue Jackson is very scared of starting Mayfield right away and having things go sideways, for a variety of reasons. They discussed the over/under for Mayfield's games played in 2018, and what would be ideal for the team vs. Jackson. They also discussed legalized gambling in the NFL.

Duration:00:12:20

John Schuhmann says Boston won't double LeBron, JR needs to step up

5/11/2018
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John Schuhmann from NBA.com joined Andy and Jeff to preview the eastern conference finals. He said the Celtics are probably the better team but the Cavs have the ultimate difference-maker in LeBron James. He was asked which would be a bigger problem, the Cavs unfamiliarity with each other or the Celtics lack of experience. He was asked about the difference George Hill has made at either side of the floor. John was also asked about the Celtics defensive gameplanning for James and the Cavs,...

Duration:00:13:20

Adam Kaufman says Boston will trade Rozier or Smart next year

5/11/2018
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Adam Kaufman from WBZ in Boston joined Andy and Jeff to preview the Cavs/Raptors series. He said the Celtics are confident and certainly believe they can win the series. Adam was asked about the reaction in Boston to the Kyrie Irving trade and whether Irving's injury has altered that perception. They also discussed whether the Celtics should trade Irving in the near future.

Duration:00:11:38

Nate Ulrich - 5-11-18 - thinks 6-8 wins is reasonable for Browns

5/11/2018
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Nate Ulrich joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Browns offseason and expectations for next year. They discussed Brogan Roback, the Browns new 4th quarterback. They also chatted about expectations for Baker Mayfield within Todd Haley's offense and whether the early talk about the Browns being a wildcard team is premature. They finished by discussing Ben Roethlisberger's comments about Mason Rudolph.

Duration:00:11:07

Tom Verducci thinks baseball has changed drastically in last 5 years

5/10/2018
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Tom Verducci from Sports Illustrated joined Andy and Jeff to discuss Indians storylines. They discussed Trevor Bauer's issues with pitchers using pine tar and whether anyone in the league is very concerned with it. They also chatted about MLB trends, Tom thinks the game has changed drastically in the last 5 years. Then they discussed who was the face of Major League Baseball. They also touched on the Indians bullpen struggles and whether they're the team to beat in the Central still.

Duration:00:11:33

Chris Broussard thinks Ty Lue deserves more credit

5/10/2018
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Chris Broussard from FS1 joined Andy and Jeff to preview the Cavs/Celtics Eastern Conference Finals. Chris said the Cavs need some contributions from their young guys in the Boston series but he thinks they have enough to beat them. They discussed Ty Lue's coaching performance this season and whether he should be back next year. They also discussed whether this was LeBron James' best season ever and what his future holds.

Duration:00:16:34

Andrew Siciliano says Mayfield was definitely atop teams' draft boards

5/10/2018
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Andrew Siciliano joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Browns rookie mini camp and plans for next season. They chatted about whether Baker Mayfield will be able to handle sitting on the bench next season and whether his personality would allow it. They also hit on where other teams had Mayfield ranked on their draft boards. They discussed the sexual assault charges from Lions head coach Matt Patricia's past and Kurt Warner's potential comeback.

Duration:00:11:50

Chris Fedor thinks Kevin Love will play well in ECF

5/9/2018
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Chris Fedor joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Cavs postseason. They chatted about the LeBron vs. MJ debate, LeBron's supporting cast and what the eastern conference finals may look like against Boston or Philadelphia. Chris thinks Kevin Love should be able to continue his solid play in the next round. He also said the Cavs organization never considered suspending Rodney Hood. They finished with a discussion about how much fun James is having during this run.

Duration:00:11:47

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