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The USA TODAY Sports MLB team breaks down the week in baseball.

The USA TODAY Sports MLB team breaks down the week in baseball.
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The USA TODAY Sports MLB team breaks down the week in baseball.

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Episodes

Saluting Hall of Fame's three-man class, and looking ahead to 2018

1/19/2017
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USA TODAY Sports' Ted Berg and Bob Nightengale discuss the election of Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell and Ivan Rodriguez into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Did the Baseball Writers Association of America get it right?

Duration:00:26:40

Cubs finally win the World Series

11/3/2016
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USA TODAY Sports' Steve Gardner and Jorge L. Ortiz talk about the aftermath of arguably the best seven-game World Series ever in major league history. The Chicago Cubs snapped a 108-year drought without ever winning a championship and won the World Series for the first time since 1908. Meanwhile, the Cleveland Indians, who haven't won since 1948, the drought continues.

Duration:00:20:21

Lack of Latin-American managers creates worry

6/2/2016
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The Braves’ firing of Fredi Gonzalez left an absence of Latin Americans as major-league managers and brought to light Major League Baseball’s glaring need to reassess its process for incorporating minorities in front-office positions. Ted Berg and Jorge Ortiz of USA TODAY Sports have a strong discussion about what the league can — and should — do. Read Jorge's story at: www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2016/06/01/mlb-no-latino-managers-domestic-violence/85237360/ Subscribe and rate us on...

Duration:00:37:05

Gauging the AL East and Matt Harvey's struggles

5/25/2016
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Live from New York it's Bob Nightengale and Ted Berg! The USA TODAY Sports duo catch a moment to sit down and dissect the AL East -- from the Blue Jays' surprising struggles to the Red Sox's first-place start and everything in between. Bob and Ted also tackle the curious case of Matt Harvey, and what it will take to get him going. Subscribe and rate us on iTunes!

Duration:00:20:17

Camp recap, setting up the regular season

3/31/2016
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Fasten your seat belts as USA TODAY Sports' Ted Berg and Gabe Lacques summarize spring training and look ahead to the regular season with a division-by-division breakdown. The duo's in-depth analysis focuses on which teams won (and lost) the spring, and which players placed themselves on center stage as the curtain rises.

Duration:01:31:46

On A-Rod's future, the dominant Cubs and Dodgers dilly-dallying

3/24/2016
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USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale joins Ted Berg on The Walkoff to discuss talk of Alex Rodriguez's planned retirement after the 2017 and preview the playoff and awards races in both the National and American Leagues. Who will be Cy Young winners? MVP? What was Bob's favorite camp? They break it down.

Duration:00:28:03

Cubs, Cardinals and Pirates battle for NL Central crown

3/8/2016
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USA TODAY Sports' Ted Berg and Bob Nightengale discuss the Cubs, Cardinals and Pirates chances to win the NL Central. Nightengale says it's a must-watch reality TV show at the Cubs camp, the Cardinals must overcome the injury to shortstop Jhonny Peralta, and the Pirates hope to revive the magic.

Duration:00:26:16

Spring Training Preview: Inside the Cactus League

2/19/2016
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The trucks have left and pitchers and catchers are due at Spring Training. USA TODAY Sports' Steve Gardner and Jorge L. Ortiz discuss the hot topics of the Cactus League.

Duration:00:15:12

Spring Training Preview: Inside the Grapefruit League

2/16/2016
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The trucks have left and pitchers and catchers are due at Spring Training. USA TODAY Sports' Ted Berg and Bob Nightengale discuss the hot topics of the Grapefruit League.

Duration:00:21:31

Who will join Griffey Jr. and Piazza in Hall next year?

1/7/2016
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Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were easy selections into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Bob Nightengale and Ted Berg of USA TODAY Sports discuss their elections, along with the near misses by Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines, the Barry Bonds-Roger Clemens debate and who might be the Class of 2017.

Duration:00:19:25

Examining Hall of Fame hopefuls

1/5/2016
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USA TODAY Sports' Ted Berg and Bob Nightengale look at the Hall of Fame elections, whether or not Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens will finally make the Hall and why Trevor Hoffman needs to wait for Sandman to enter.

Duration:00:18:39

Dispatch from MLB's Goodwill tour in Cuba

12/17/2015
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USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour checks in from Cuba where she has been traveling with the MLB's Goodwill tour.

Duration:00:15:46

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred upholds Pete Rose ban

12/14/2015
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USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale and Ted Berg discuss MLB's decision to deny Pete Rose's reinstatement and the Cubs chances in 2016.

Duration:00:10:57

Offseason signings; domestic violence

12/8/2015
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USA TODAY Sports' MLB staff discusses possible offseason signings and domestic violence.

Duration:00:48:28

Previewing the 2015 World Series

10/27/2015
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USA TODAY Sports Ted Berg and Bob Nightengale sit down to discuss the upcoming World Series matchup between the Mets and the Royals.

Duration:00:22:55

NLCS wrap-up and ALCS preview

10/23/2015
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USA TODAY Sports' Ted Berg and Bob Nightengale look back at the Chicago Cubs' sweep of the New York Mets in the NLCS and look ahead to their possible opponent in the World Series.

Duration:00:20:30

National League Championship Preview

10/16/2015
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USA TODAY Sports' Ted Berg and Steve Gardner break down the upcoming NLCS between the New York Mets and the Chicago Cubs.

Duration:00:26:53

American League Championship preview

10/15/2015
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USA TODAY Sports' Gabe Lacques and Ted Berg break down the Toronto Blue Jays vs. Kansas City Royals American League Championship Series. They also discuss the infamous bat flip by Jose Bautista, was it the right or wrong thing to do?

Duration:00:26:52

Previewing the 2015 NLDS

10/8/2015
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USA TODAY Sports' Jorge Ortiz checks in with Ted Berg from Los Angeles to preview the Dodgers-Mets and Cubs-Cardinals NLDS matchups.

Duration:00:24:26

Previewing the 2015 ALDS

10/7/2015
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USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale joins the Walkoff to help preview the American League Division Series before the Astros visit the Royals and the Blue Jays host the Rangers.

Duration:00:21:37