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The Team of Rivals Podcast is a weekly baseball podcast with some pop culture sprinkled in. It's like having a seat at the bar with three idiots who know just enough to be entertaining.

The Team of Rivals Podcast is a weekly baseball podcast with some pop culture sprinkled in. It's like having a seat at the bar with three idiots who know just enough to be entertaining.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Team of Rivals Podcast is a weekly baseball podcast with some pop culture sprinkled in. It's like having a seat at the bar with three idiots who know just enough to be entertaining.

Language:

English

Contact:

(704) 491-7322


Episodes

Season 6, Episode 5 – Who Talks First?

1/16/2022
Technical difficulties resulted in a silent livestream this week, but the Team was still able to record their take on labor negotiations, Jon Lester's Hall of Fame candidacy, and Chapter 3 of The Book of Boba Fett. Rewatch the "Silent Film" version of this week’s show on YouTube, Rumble, or Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on GETTER. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:00:53:24

Season 6, Episode 4 – Tone Deaf MFR's

1/7/2022
After three weeks away from the mics, all the guys are back to usher in the new year! Unfortunately, baseball sucks right now, and we're not shy about our feelings regarding that. The Team discusses the lack of progress in MLB labor negotiations, the danger that baseball runs in losing its fans, the Carlos Correa rumors that just won't end, and Netflix's The Battered Bastards of Baseball. And for those of you who just can't get enough… Star Wars is cool again though, so of course we...

Duration:01:34:30

Season 6 Bonus Episode with Katie Woo of the Athletic

1/6/2022
The Top Card on Twitter, the Athletic's Katie Woo (@KatieJWoo), jumps on with Ron for a quick, bonus episode to discuss the Cardinals fanbase, fan expectations, what to expect from the Cards rotation in 2022, an appreciation of Yadi's effect on pitchers, and anticipating the resolution of the MLB lockout. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on GETTER. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:00:25:48

Season 6, Episode 3 – High AF

12/21/2021
Ron and Pete are joined by The Show Infiltrator this week to not talk about baseball. Permanent Occasional Guest Host, Elliott, makes a HIGHly special guest appearance to discuss Spider-Man: No Way Home and a mixed bag of other pop culture topics. You'll definitely want to rewatch this week’s show on YouTube or Facebook to see what set the Team off this week. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:00:49:19

Season 6, Episode 2 – Lock THEM Out

12/10/2021
Yep. Baseball is still in lockout mode with no end date in sight. One-half baseball and one-half Star Wars this week for Ron, Pete & Elliott. Watch this week’s show on YouTube or Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:01:08:50

Season 6, Episode 1 – Rock Out with Your Lockout!

12/3/2021
Nothing like kicking off our sixth year with a Lockout! After three weeks off, the Team of Rivals is joined by The Show Infiltrator in this car heading nowhere fast. We discuss birthdays, lockouts, confusing Cubs free agency, the Cardinals doing very Cardinals things, and the foulness of hard seltzers. What could possibly be next? Watch this week’s show on YouTube or Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:01:13:27

Season 5, Episode 39 – Gold Gloves and Winter Meetings with a Side of CBA

11/15/2021
The team was without Pete this week, which means it was a great show. Ron and Elliott talked Gold Gloves, GM "business as usual" lines, the CBA, and a look at Obi-Wan concept art. Happy belated Veterans Day to all that have served and those that are serving! To our USMC alum: Semper Fi! Join our Movember team. Rewatch this week’s show on YouTube or Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:01:00:35

Season 5, Episode 38 – Quit Calling This Number. Thank You.

11/4/2021
With Elliott out for the week, ToR goes old school, as the founders jump on to celebrate the Braves' World Series win, impending free agency, and the Team's official candidacy for the open GM position of the New York Mets. Join our Movember team. Rewatch this week’s show on YouTube or Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:01:02:50

Season 5, Episode 37 – Why Is Elliott First?

10/28/2021
Pete opens this week's show wondering why he always introduces Elliott first. After getting that distraction out of the way, the guys discuss their fervent hopes for this year's World Series (Go Braves!), the history-making "final pitcher at-bat" on Sunday, Oli Marmol, and a host of other topics. Yep, it's a Grab Bag episode. Thank God we have the winter meetings and labor peace to look forward to! Join our Movember team. Watch this week's episode on YouTube or Facebook. Follow us on...

Duration:01:15:21

Season 5, Episode 36 – Playoff Baseball

10/22/2021
Playoff baseball, umpires with lasers, reviewable plays and emotions were all on the table this week. And then Elliott contributed his trash stache and a topic that we would really rather forget.Playoff baseball, umpires with lasers, reviewable plays and emotions were all on the table this week. And then Elliott contributed his trash stache and a topic that we would really rather forget. Join our Movember team. Watch this week's episode on YouTube or Facebook. Follow us on...

Duration:00:52:45

Season 5, Episode 35 – The Shildt Finally Hits the Fan

10/17/2021
Pete and Elliott thought they were going to have a nice, relaxing podcast talking about the Cubs offseason moves, the impending announcement of a new GM at 1060 West Addison, and the Ted Lasso season finale. Then the Shildt hit the fan. Brian Swope joins for an extended discussion of what went down on a Thursday afternoon in October, with a surprise vacation appearance from Ron! Watch this week's episode on YouTube or Facebook. Follow Brian on Twitter. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on...

Duration:00:49:51

Season 5, Episode 34 – Close the Books

10/8/2021
A quick – albeit interesting – exit in the NL Wild Card Game brings a close to the 2021 season for the Team of Rivals. None of the guys were particularly surprised by the final outcome. (What did you expect facing a 106-win Dodgers team?) After a relatively short discussion of the game, the guys focus on where both teams came up short this season and where they think their front offices should (and not necessarily will) make moves this offseason. Rewatch this week’s show on YouTube or...

Duration:01:04:07

Season 5, Episode 33 – 12 IN A ROW!?

9/24/2021
The Cards have won 12 in a row heading into Wrigley for a four-game set this weekend. Their grip on the playoffs has tightened, but will playoff success slip through their fingers when they face the Dodgers or the Giants in the Wild Card Round? And will the Cubs let their tanking plan get in the way of ending a streak? Rewatch this week’s show on YouTube or Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:00:37:40

Season 5, Episode 32 – P.A.B.

9/17/2021
The Cardinals are winning again, so Ron loves baseball, and the Team of Rivals is back! Buckle up for a visit by Derek King as the guys discuss the Cards' resurgence and the Cubs' mediocrity, before taking a DEEP dive into St. Louis's lawsuit against the NFL. Follow Derek on Twitter. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:01:02:09

Season 5, Episode 31 – Struggle Bus

8/30/2021
With the Cardinals not losing games on purpose and the Cubs doing the opposite, the guys are a little beside themselves. Watching the games has become difficult, which makes talking about the sport that much more difficult. Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Like us on Facebook Check out Gateway City Sports

Duration:02:22:33

Season 5, Episode 30 – Thanks for Stopping By!

8/23/2021
Derek King stops by this week to chat with Pete and Elliott about the rise and fall of the 2012-2021 Cubs, curious front office decisions, and what the future may hold for both teams. (Oh, yeah, Ron makes a late appearance after a 90-minute work call to China.) Check out Derek King on Twitter and Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports. Wanna listen to it again? • Apple Podcasts –...

Duration:00:41:09

Season 5, Episode 29 – Resignation vs. Constipation

8/13/2021
In a week highlighted by a guest appearance by The Show Infiltrator, the Team of Rivals discusses the Cubs tanking and the Cards treading water. Which is worse? The Cardinals, winners of five of their last six, scramble to get into contention while the Cubs lose to anyone willing to play them. It's a case of both resignation and constipation if you're a Midwestern NL baseball fan these days. To participate in Little Hearts for Freedom, go to Eventbrite. Rewatch this week’s show on YouTube...

Duration:01:05:23

Season 5 Bonus Episode – Dirty Dirty Sox Fan

8/5/2021
Pete jumped on with his good friend and dirty, dirty Sox fan, Alex Levine, to discuss the trade deadline and its impact on Southsiders. He also gives Cubs fans a preview of what to expect when Nicky Two-Strikes is healthy in 2022. Follow Alex on Twitter and Instagram. Rewatch this week’s show on YouTube or Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:00:42:55

Season 5, Episode 27 – Nothing But Rage

8/4/2021
Ron, Pete, and Elliott jump on this week to recap the late July Cubs-Cardinals series and to speculate about what's coming for both teams at the Trade Deadline. Who is the most likely Cub to stay put, or will Jed Hoyer tear it all down? Will the Cardinals add or subtract next week? Rewatch this week’s show on YouTube or Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:01:00:26

Season 5, Episode 28 – Deadline Madness & Sadness

8/2/2021
What a ride! A series of moves in a short amount of time took us right up to the wire for the Team's post-trade deadline analysis of the Cubs, Cardinals, and other moves around Major League Baseball. Gone are the Cubs Big Three, while the Cardinals welcome a former foe. Joining us on this week's show was long-time listener and friend of the show, Sam Smith (Twitter: @SamSmitty9). Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram. Like us on Facebook. Check out Gateway City Sports.

Duration:00:29:57