radio, sports

WISE Sports Radio MLB update: Sept. 21, 2020

The past weekend brought bad news for a former Detroit Tigers pitcher and a now-former Tigers manager. Justin Verlander requiring reconstructive surgery on his right elbow and Ron Gardenhire suddenly retiring due to health concerns were two of the topics we covered on WISE Sports Radio‘s baseball segment.

We also discussed the San Diego Padres, whom I think I’ve written more about than any other team this season in my role contributing to SI.com’s Dodgers site.

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WISE Sports Radio MLB spot: Sept. 9, 2020

Going into the 2020 baseball season, the New York Yankees looked like the best team in the American League, maybe the best in MLB. But the Yanks are currently third in the AL East with a 21-21 record and barely hold the league’s final playoff spot.

On WISE Sports Radio‘s baseball segment, we discussed the Yankees’ struggles, the death of Hall of Famer Lou Brock, Asheville’s Cameron Maybin, and the disappointing Cincinnati Reds.

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WISE Sports Radio MLB spot: Aug. 24, 2020

After a two-week break from posting radio clips here (due to a combination of writing workload, general August malaise, and giving myself a breather), we are back!

On WISE Sports Radio‘s baseball segment, Pat Ryan and I discussed the formidable Chicago White Sox and what made me circle them as a playoff team before the season. Then we highlighted the most surprising and most disappointing teams of the MLB season thus far:

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WISE Sports Radio MLB update: Aug. 10, 2020

Baseball talk is back on WISE Sports Radio after Pat Ryan’s much-deserved week off. And MLB had another COVID-19 breakout since last we spoke, this one on the St. Louis Cardinals.

We discuss the possible repercussions of the Cards’ outbreak, along with another brawl involving the Houston Astros, the investigation of Tyler Skaggs’s death, and Cleveland Indians pitcher Zack Plesac breaking the COVID-19 protocols he was touting a month ago.

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Podcast

Podcass Sporto: Play ball? Or will COVID-19 call baseball out?

Turning the lights back on and brushing away the cobwebs! The Podcass returns with a “Sporto” edition of sports radio clips focused on the return of baseball.

After some how-do-you-do introductions, a chat with Clint Domingue on Louisiana’s 103.7 The Game (08:47) on how exciting this 2020 MLB season could be. Then, more baseball talk on Asheville’s WISE Sports Radio (24:46) with a preview of the shortened, 60-game campaign. Thank you for listening!

Coming back at you with a “regular” episode very soon!

Mentioned during this episode:

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