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United States

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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

Language:

English


Episodes

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

10/29/2016
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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


Remembering Jose Fernandez; which division winner has best rotation?

9/30/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella rate the pitching staffs of each division winner and who has the best chance of getting through October, then share their thoughts on the death of the Marlins' Jose Fernandez.

Duration: 00:31:05


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

9/23/2016
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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


Rangers' Cole Hamels on playoff races; talking AL East, wild card, Rich Hill

9/16/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Rangers ace Cole Hamels joins the show to talk about his team's quest for a division title, the intra-Texas rivalry with the Astros and what it's like to touch Adrian Beltre's head. After that, Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella break down the wide-open races for the AL East and wild card, as well as discuss Rich Hill's aborted perfect game bid.

Duration: 00:42:05


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

8/2/2016
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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


Yankees' Didi Gregorius; talking Chris Sale's blowup, Yankees' trade deadline

7/29/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella welcome Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius to the show to talk about his season so far and his team at the trade deadline. Ted and Steve also debate whether the Yankees should be sellers this year and if Chris Sale's clubhouse meltdown should lead to an early end to his tenure with the White Sox.

Duration: 00:35:58


SI.com's Jay Jaffe on Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza and the Hall of Fame

7/22/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, SI.com contributing baseball writer and Hall of Fame expert Jay Jaffe joins Ted Keith to talk about this weekend's induction of Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza into Cooperstown, which players on upcoming ballots are most likely to receive bronze plaques of their own, and what Hall of Fame voters can be doing better in their selection process.

Duration: 00:27:00


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

7/15/2016
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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


SI.com's Jay Jaffe on All-Star rosters, Matt Harvey's latest injury

7/8/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Ted Keith and Stephen Cannella welcome SI.com baseball expert Jay Jaffe to break down this year's AL and NL All-Star Game rosters, including his surprises and snubs, and discuss how the Mets will recover from Matt Harvey's potentially season-ending shoulder injury.

Duration: 00:31:50


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

7/2/2016
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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


Kevin Millar on 2004 Red Sox, David Ortiz; which MLB teams will end World Series droughts?

6/24/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, former Red Sox star Kevin Millar calls in to talk about the 2004 team that broke Boston's 86-year World Series drought and former teammate David Ortiz's fantastic final season. After that, Ted and Steve debate which team will follow the lead of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers and end their own long title-less stretch.

Duration: 00:32:57


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


Recapping MLB draft's first round with Baseball Prospectus' Chris Crawford

6/10/2016
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On this week's edition of The Strike Zone podcast, Ted Keith welcomes Baseball Prospectus writer Christopher Crawford on to the show to break down the first day of the 2016 MLB draft, including Chris's take on the selection of Mickey Moniak with the No. 1 pick, his choices for which teams stood out in the first round and which struggled, and which player stands the best chance of being the draft's top player.

Duration: 00:27:39


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

6/4/2016
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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

5/20/2016
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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

5/14/2016
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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

5/7/2016
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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

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