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Covering the Corner Podcasts

Covering the Corner Podcast #196: We’re Doing Science

Franmil Reyes DFA’d and claimed the Cubs, Amed Rosario’s surprising half-season, Triston McKenzie’s ace case, the Guardians staying pat at the deadline, and more!

Covering the Corner Podcast #195: Trade Deadline Vibes

All of the great Guardians trade deadline rumors like Sean Murphy and ... the ... other ... ones? Surely there are more, right?

Covering the Corner Podcast #193: Get In Loser, We’re Going Down

Some midseason thoughts at the All-Star Break, Aaron Civale’s injured wrist, more Nolan Jones watching, bold predictions for the second half, and the utter dominance of Triston McKenzie.

Covering the Corner Podcast #192: A Strong Neck

Triston McKenzie’s inconsistencies, a potential Franmil Reyes trade, Andres Gimenez’s comeback, Nolan Jones’ stellar debut, and much more!

Covering the Corner Podcast #191: Baseball Etcetera

Andrés Giménez’s clutch hitting, injury updates, Franmil Reyes’ struggles at the plate, a rough schedule ahead, comparing 2022 Emmanuel Clase to 2016 Andrew Miller, and more!

Covering the Corner Podcast #188: Logjam of Pretty Good

Steven Kwan’s hot start, Owen Miller’s also hot start, some contract extensions, and a look at a potentially tough week ahead for the Guardians.

Covering the Corner Podcast #187: 2022 Guardians Preview

A look around the AL Central prior to Opening Day and one simple question: What exactly is the plan here?

Covering the Corner Podcast #186: A Little Wiggle Room

Our 2022 roster predictions, featuring a side of lack of options.

Covering the Corner Podcast #185: That Ship Has Sailed

A little looking back at 2021, a lot of wondering what the hell this team is doing in 2022

Around the Corner Podcast #41: You Gotta Go Low

This week’s mailbag includes questions on George Valera’s future position, Nolan Jones’s vital signs, the future of second base, Cleveland’s top catching prospect, and more!

Covering the Corner Podcast #184: Michael Bourn, But Good

The emergence of Cal Quantrill and Triston McKenzie, Fanatics taking over trading cards, thoughts on the Little League Classic, and Myles Straw looks awfully familiar

Around the Corner Podcast #39: Do It For Nolan

It’s a mailbag week and we’ve got questions about sacrifices for a Nolan Jones call-up, how the Rule 5 draft works, how we evaluate prospects, exciting non-Cleveland prospects, and more!

Around the Corner Podcast #38: Promote Him Already

Is the title about Jhonkensy Noel or George Valera? Both? Guess you’ll have to listen and find out. That’s called a tease, folks.

Covering the Corner Podcast #183: The Last Straw

Our thoughts on Cleveland’s trade deadline, Terry Francona is stepping down, Myles Straw’s hidden talents, why we’re still watching this team, and more!

Covering the Corner Podcast #182: Rise of the Guardians

The Cleveland baseball team has a new name for 2022, Aaron Civale and Shane Bieber won’t be pitching until August, our thoughts on the trade deadline, Triston McKenzie’s good month, and more!

Around the Corner Podcast #36: The 2021 MLB Draft

Cleveland drafted a lot of pitchers, but there’s a reason for it. Also, a look around the farm system, including the recently started Dominican and Arizona Complex leagues.

Covering the Corner Podcast #181: Undeep

A look at Cleveland’s pitcher-heavy draft philosophy, Oscar Mercado’s resurgence (maybe?), Giant Franmil Dongs, longing for one-year rentals, and more!

Around the Corner Podcast #35: The Daniel Espino Hype Train

Top performers and prospects from around Cleveland’s minor league system, plus a look at Daniel Espino’s incredible performance and Oscar Gonzalez’s dominance in Double-A.

Covering the Corner Podcast #180: Avoid the Shadow Zone

Josh Naylor’s awful injury, Oscar Mercado’s second (third?) chance, which pitcher can make it, Franmil Reyes’ returning looming, another José Ramírez snub, and more!

Covering the Corner Podcast #179: Cool Fun Crimes

Shane Bieber is hurt, fingers are sticky, knees weak, arms spaghetti, something about Amed Rosario 

Covering the Corner Podcast #178: A Little Bit of Prestidigitation

Jake Bauers DFA’d, Bobby Bradley is back, Owen Miller’s struggles, a weird time for Cleveland’s rotation, James Karinchak’s sticky fingers, Cardinals/Mariners previews, and more!

Around the Corner Podcast #33: Me Likey

Top performers and prospects from around Cleveland’s minor league system, plus a look at some new faces in the majors, Owen Miller and Eli Morgan

Around the Corner Podcast #32: Beautifully Normal

Updates on top prospects and top prospect performers from the last week, an ETA on the Owen Miller show, your questions, and more!

Covering the Corner Podcast #177: Franmil Lasers

Harold Ramirez keeps hitting the ball hard, Jordan Luplow’s weird start to the season, Shane Bieber’s struggles, Eddie Rosario’s slow start, Angels/Twins previews, and more!

Around the Corner Podcast #31: The Dream Team

A look at how Cleveland’s top prospects performed, the best MiLB performances of the week, the debut of the Carnegie Cupboard, your questions, and more!

Covering the Corner Podcast #176: Bumble Squad

Harold Ramirez has arrived, Nick Sandlin is very good, a tour of the crumbling AL Central, Cubs/Mariners previews, and more!

Around the Corner Podcast #30: The Real Logan Allen

Real minor-league games, Logan T. Allen’s near-perfect start, injury updates, surprising roster placements, and more!

Around the Corner Podcast #29: Enter Sandlin

Nick Sandlin getting the call to the majors, Logan Allen is headed back to Triple-A, your questions, and more!

Covering the Corner Podcast #175: Big Man Speed

Franmil Reyes had an amazing week, Jordan Luplow keeps hitting off righties, how Cleveland stacks up to a team like the Padres, and more!

Around the Corner Podcast #28: Conner Has No Range

Sam Hentges’s debut, a look at how some other young players are doing, news from the alternate site, and reminiscing about scorekeeping

Covering the Corner Podcast #174: The Mookie Betts of Pitchers

A defense of Josh Naylor at first base, Shane Bieber’s historic start, Jordan Luplow’s need to play every day, White Sox/Yankees previews, ideal outfields, and more!

Covering the Corner Podcast #173: Interview with Author Luke Epplin

Merritt and I weren’t available this week, so we were happy to turn the show over to Chris Davies and his interview with Luke Epplin, author of "Our Team: The Epic Story of Four Men and the World Series That Changed Baseball."