Team USA has advanced to the World Baseball Classic championship and will be led on the mound by Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Merrill Kelly. We discuss why Merrill the Mainstay is a great choice despite the criticism about him getting the start. We also have your updates from D-backs camp, including more on Gabriel Moreno’s injury and if we should panic…
There’s bad blood between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Diamond Sports group after DSG missed their final opportunity to make their rights payment. Will MLB be forced to step in and broadcast games? Or will Diamond continue to handle D-backs games through the bankruptcy process? We also have your D-backs spring updates and discuss if Major League Baseball should adopt the WBC’s run rule.
A series of unfortunate injuries in baseball have already completely changed the landscape of the World Baseball Classic, Major League Baseball, and the Arizona Diamondbacks. Edwin Diaz’s season-ending injury raises questions about MLB superstars participating in the WBC, and injuries to Corbin Martin and Mark Melancon immediately impact the D-backs Opening Day roster.
We play for rings in the desert with Talkin’ Jake Storiale from Jomboy Media, discussing why he has betrayed the Arizona Diamondbacks with his preseason prediction. We are also discussing World Baseball Classic, updates on D-backs spring training standouts, and Eduardo Escobar still being afraid of cats.
We are joined by Amarillo Sod Poodles broadcasters Stefan and Chris Caray, great grandsons of MLB legend Harry Caray, to talk about the Arizona Diamondbacks prospects passing through Hodgetown, their legendary family’s connection to the game, World Baseball Classic, and so much more.
We are still celebrating the Arizona Diamondbacks signing outfielder Corbin Carroll to an 8-year, $111 million contract extension. We have more from Mike Hazen on what makes Carroll such a special player and why now was the right time to extend him. We also have your updates from a crazy weekend of World Baseball Classic action and answers to your Mailbag Monday questions.
Per an article from Sports Business Journal, Diamond Sports Group is late on its rights payment to one team in Major League Baseball and one team only: the Arizona Diamondbacks. We discuss what this means for the organization and for watching D-backs games in 2023. We are also talking about Opening Day rosters and more World Baseball Classic fun.
We are joined by Senior Editor for RotoWire and the host of RotoWire Fantasy Sports Today on Sirius XM, Jeff Erickson, to talk about who he likes on the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2023 and how difficult it can be to predict which prospects will be the next fantasy superstars. We are also discussing Lars Nootbar’s pepper grinder celly being the talk of the World Baseball Classic and what exactly the Sod Poodles are up to in Amarillo with their new alternate team name.
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Alek Thomas joins the show to discuss playing for Team Mexico in the World Baseball Classic and to gossip about Corbin Carroll. Of course, we’re also discussing who has the best hair on the team. We also have your updates from the D-backs vs Rangers and MLB the Show dropping their ratings.