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
Covering the Corner Podcasts
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
Real minor-league games, Logan T. Allen’s near-perfect start, injury updates, surprising roster placements, and more!
Sam Hentges’s debut, a look at how some other young players are doing, news from the alternate site, and reminiscing about scorekeeping
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!
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."
Logan Allen makes lefty history, Shane Bieber’s Opening Day dominance, Emmanuel Clase’s 101 mph cutters, looking ahead to the Tigers (again), and more!
Some big site news coming up, 2021 bold predictions, White Sox/Royals previews, AL Central pitchers, and more!
Josh Naylor is staying in right field (for now); over/under previews for Nolan Jones, Franmil Reyes, and others; Cleveland’s new team name; big dingers; and more