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MLB Radio Archives: 01/2007
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Around the Minors
MLB.com Fantasy 411
  Jan 31, 2007
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 31 de enero de 2007

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz take a look at the pitchers returning from injury in 2007 and offer tips for handling rule changes in your fantasy league

Baseball Today

Rangers broadcaster Victor Rojas talks about signing Sammy Sosa to a Minor League contract and whether the club's offense is as good as it has been in the past
National reporter Barry Bloom talks about Yankee Stadium getting the 2008 All-Star Game and his relationship with Barry Bonds
Commissioner Bud Selig, Yankees General Partner Steve Swindal and New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg announce to the media at City Hall that the 2008 All-Star Game will be played at Yankee Stadium

Hot Stove Show

Correspondent Fred Claire discuss the process of drafting specific language into a free-agent contract
Correspondent Mike Petraglia looks at Curt Schilling's plans to pitch beyond 2007 whether in Boston or not

Under the Lights

National columnist Mike Bauman on Yankee Stadium getting the '08 All-Star Game and how he thinks Sammy Sosa will do in Texas
Devil Rays broadcaster DeWayne Staats talks about all the outstanding young talent on the 40-man roster

  Jan 30, 2007
Around the Minors

Reds Director of Player Development Terry Reynolds on where pitching prospect Homer Bailey will start the season
Tigers Director of Player Development Glenn Ezell talks about Cameron Maybins future within the organization and discusses the pitching prospects who will have an impact in Detroit in 2007

Baseball Today

Giants GM Brian Sabean and outfielder Barry Bonds discuss the details of Bonds' one-year contract in a conference call
Marlins broadcaster Tommy Hutton talks about the way the young team exceeded expectations in 2006 and what holes need to be filled to get to the next level
The Texas Rangers announce the signing of Sammy Sosa to a Minor League contract
Rockies broadcaster Jeff Kingery looks at possible reasons the potential trade of Todd Helton to Boston fell through

Hot Stove Show

Diana Munson, wife of Yankees great Thurman Munson talks about arranging her late husband's annual fundraising dinner and his impact on the game of baseball
Phillies second baseman Chase Utley meets with the media after signing his contract extension
New Mariners pitcher Jeff Weaver talks to the Seattle media

Under the Lights

Blue Jays broadcaster Alan Ashby talks about his new job north of the border and why re-signing Vernon Wells was huge for the franchise
Sacramento Bee Giants reporter Nick Peters on Barry Bonds' re-signing with the Giants and how the delay in the official announcement was blown out of proportion

  Jan 29, 2007
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz break down the potential Todd Helton trade to the Red Sox and how it might affect your fantasy lineup

Baseball Today

Boston Herald reporter Tony Massarotti talks about the potential Todd Helton deal and how long Curt Schilling will pitch in Boston
Central regional reporter Jim Molony rates the rotations in the AL and NL Central divisions, discusses how the Cardinals rotation has changed and whether the Reds have enough starting pitching to win the division

Hot Stove Show

Sports Weekly's Paul White talks about the Helton deal and how it would impact the Rockies fan base
New York Daily News Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand discusses the dilemma Bernie Williams faces and the likelihood of Carl Pavano pitching in the Yankees rotation in April

Under the Lights

Orioles reporter Spencer Fordin on how the O's bullpen couldn't have gotten any worse than last season and whether Miguel Tejada is still on the trading block
Orioles reporter Spencer Fordin on how the O's bullpen couldn't have gotten any worse than last season and whether Miguel Tejada is still on the trading block
MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Cory Schwartz talks about whether Felix Hernandez will rebound from a mediocre 2006 and how the Weaver brothers will fare against each other

  Jan 26, 2007
Around the Minors

Indians Director of Player Development Ross Atkins breaks down the team's loaded outfield and where Trevor Crowe and Brian Barton will start the season
Rockies Director of Player Development Marc Gustafson on Jason Hirshs future in the Rockies organization

Baseball Today

Devil Rays reporter Bill Chastain talks about the potentially solid outfield the team could have, what young prospects are on the horizon and when the team could seriously compete in the AL East
Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan talks about his recent article about the possible Comeback Player of the Year candidates for 2007, how the Rangers outfield shapes up and whether they have enough starting pitching to win the AL West

Hot Stove Show

Correspondent Brian McRae talks about possible health concerns with J.D. Drew and how important a manager can be in recruiting a player
Denver Post columnist Troy Renck talks about the possibility of Todd Helton being traded this season

Under the Lights

Pirates manager Jim Tracy talks about the move to acquire Adam LaRoche and how the lineup is almost interchangeable now
L.A. Daily News reporter Tony Jackson discusses the lack of movement from the Dodgers recently and whether Jonathan Broxton has closer-type stuff

  Jan 25, 2007
MLB.com Fantasy 411

VP of research for Protrade Jeffrey Ma lists the players currently on the rise leading into the '07 season

Baseball Today

Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips talks about his excellent 2006 season, why he has been negatively labeled throughout his career and whether he thinks the team can contend this year
Baseball author Josh Pahigian talks about his recent article on Spring Training, why it is so popular among fans and the variations in ballparks and locations
Mets manager Willie Randolph addresses the media after signing a three-year contract extension

Hot Stove Show

Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper on the team's busy offseason and whether Kerry Wood will pan out in the Cubs bullpen
Reds Hall of Fame broadcaster Marty Brennaman says the NL Central should be a tighter race this year
Mariners manager Mike Hargrove and executive VP/general manager Bill Bavasi talk about their offseason additions and their prospectus for 2007
Mariners reporter Corey Brock looks at the team's chances of keeping Ichiro Suzuki in Seattle after this season

Under the Lights

WFAN Mets reporter Ed Coleman discusses Willie Randolph's contract extension and the club's signing of Aaron Sele
Rockies assistant GM Bill Geivett talks about trading away Jason Jennings and what he expects the team to accomplish this season

  Jan 24, 2007
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 24 de enero de 2007

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz debate which recently traded players will have the biggest impact on fantasy rosters in 2007

Baseball Today

Twins reporter Kelly Thesier on the signing of Ramon Ortiz and Sidney Ponson, bullpen needs and the latest on the new ballpark
Blue Jays VP of Baseball Ops and AGM Alex Anthopoulos talks about the imminent signing of pitcher Tomo Ohka, how important re-signing Vernon Wells was to the club and how excited the city is for the upcoming season
Red Sox president Larry Lucchino hosts a press conference announcing the "Year VI" improvements for Fenway Park to be ready for the 2007 season
Mariners GM Bill Bavasi meets with the media to discuss offseason moves and plans leading into Spring Training

Hot Stove Show

Correspondent Fred Claire makes his weekly appearance talking about typical front-office preparations for Spring Training
Newly acquired Reds pitcher Kirk Saarloos talks about his return to the National League and pitching in a hitter-friendly ballpark
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins on how the offseason acquisitions will impact the club in 2007
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel discusses the challenge of protecting Ryan Howard in the lineup

Under the Lights

Astros pitcher Woody Williams talks about returning to Texas to pitch and what he expects from the team this season
Diamondbacks reporter Steve Gilbert on how the lineup should shake down and what the reaction will be like when Luis Gonzalez makes his first apperance at Chase Field as a Dodger

  Jan 23, 2007
Around the Minors

Cubs director of player development Oneri Fleita on the signing of Jeff Samardzija and where Felix Pie might fit in the outfield
White Sox third-base coach Razor Shines on how the new prospects acquired in the offseason will impact the club in 2007

Baseball Today

Nationals GM Jim Bowden talks about the significance of their new Minor League facility in the Dominican Republic, the reasoning behind investing in the Minors and the rapid development of third baseman Ryan Zimmerman
SI.com reporter John Donovan talks about the improvements certain teams have made to their bullpens, the rising importance of relievers in the game and which teams could still use bullpen help
Phillies assistant GM Ruben Amaro Jr. on locking Chase Utley in long term, the accolades Ryan Howard continues to receive and whether the bullpen still needs improvement for the team to contend

Hot Stove Show

National columnist Mike Bauman talks about Robinson Cano changing uniform numbers and whether Barry Bonds will play left field for the Giants in 2007
Providence Journal reporter Sean McAdam weighs in on the Red Sox rotation and who will be closing for Boston

Under the Lights

Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard talks about how he is spending his offseason and the expectations heading into 2007
Phillies center fielder Aaron Rowand talks about his first season in Philly and healing from last season's injury
Yankees reporter Bryan Hoch discusses Robinson Cano's decision to give up No. 22 and whether it had anything to do with Roger Clemens possibly coming to New York
San Diego Union-Tribune reporter Tim Sullivan on why David Wells decided to return to the Padres and whether Bud Black can help the young starters on the club

  Jan 22, 2007
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz rate Chase Utley's draft value post-contract extension

Hot Stove Show

Rangers bench coach Art Howe talks about the passing of his former teammate Vern Ruhle
Phillies reporter Ken Mandel talks about Chase Utley's contract extension
Sports Weekly's Paul White discusses the process of awarding All-Star Games to cities and Yankee Stadium getting the 2008 game

Under the Lights

Rockies reporter Thomas Harding discusses the signing of pitcher Brian Lawrence and what they will do with their sudden surplus of pitching
Giants reporter Rich Draper talks about the success of this year's Fan Fest and how the club has progressed this offseason

  Jan 19, 2007
Around the Minors

Red Sox advance scout Todd Claus on how the pitching prospects will impact the organization in 2007 and how Jacoby Ellsburys athleticism will get him in the Boston lineup in the near future
Braves director of player development Kurt Kemp on where Jarrod Saltalamacchia will fit in the lineup and which prospects will make the Majors in 2007

Baseball Today

Brewers pitcher Jeff Suppan talks about signing with the team after winning a World Series with St. Louis, being on the same staff with Ben Sheets and Chris Capuano and whether he thinks the team can win the AL Central division
USA Today reporter Bob Nightengale talks about Senator George Mitchells warnings over the steroid issue, Sammy Sosas comeback attempt and the Braves-Pirates trade

Hot Stove Show

Correspondent Mike Petraglia on the search for a closer in Boston and whether the J.D. Drew deal will ever get done
New Marlins broadcaster Rich Waltz discusses the ongoing talks over a new stadium and how the team has managed their prospects

Under the Lights

WKNR Indians reporter Daryl Ruiter discusses the Trot Nixon signing and how C.C. Sabathia will cash in next offseason
Cubs scouting director Tim Wilken talks about Notre Dame pitcher/wide receiver Jeff Samardzija's decision to play baseball for the Cubs instead of going into the NFL Draft

  Jan 18, 2007
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Jeffrey Ma of Protrade runs down the players on the rise for 2007

Baseball Today

Former Rangers GM and current broadcaster Tom Grieve talks about the signing of Sammy Sosa, what he could bring to the team and whether the Rangers' starting staff can win the AL West
Former Yankees pitching coach and starting pitcher Mel Stottlemyre joins Jim Leyritz at Yankees fantasy camp to talk about connecting with broadcaster and ex-teammate Bobby Murcer during his illness and his thoughts on Andy Pettitte rejoining the team
Pirates reporter Ed Eagle talks about the team trading for Adam LaRoche for Mike Gonzalez, who takes over the closer's role and how the change in ownership affects the organization
Former big leaguer and broadcaster Harold Reynolds takes a look at the salary structure in baseball, the steroids issue and the players today

Hot Stove Show

New Mariners broadcaster Dave Sims talks about his new gig and evaluates some of the M's moves this offseason
National reporter Barry Bloom on whether the Giants are having second thoughts on re-signing Barry Bonds
Tigers reporter Jason Beck breaks down the team's offseason moves and the influence Gary Sheffield can have on a clubhouse

Under the Lights

Diamondbacks pitching prospect Micah Owings talks about his first trip to New York and his first full professional season
Newly named special advisor to the Devil Rays' GM Fred McGriff talks about his new role with the team and what the Rays need to do to contend in the AL East
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reporter Tom Haudricourt talks about Rickie Weeks' recovery this offseason and Chris Capuano avoiding arbitration
Twins reporter Kelly Thesier discusses Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer's arbitration cases and how the winter caravan trip is doing

  Jan 17, 2007
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 17 de enero de 2007

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz debate whether Sammy Sosa's worth a flier in 2007 and the role of the setup man in your fantasy lineup

Baseball Today

Chicago Tribune national writer Phil Rogers talks about the White Sox avoiding salary arbitration with Joe Crede, Sammy Sosa's comeback attempt with the Rangers and the Cubs' upcoming arbitration case with Carlos Zambrano
Rockies reporter Thomas Harding talks about Rodrigo Lopez joining the club, whether the Jason Jennings trade will leave a void in the rotation and the middle-infield battle heading into Spring Training

Under the Lights

Braves reporter Mark Bowman discusses today's trade to acquire reliever Mike Gonzalez in exchange for outfielder Adam LaRoche
Tampa Tribune reporter Marc Lancaster discusses the latest arrest of Rays prospect Elijah Dukes and looks ahead to the coming season
Mariners closer J.J. Putz talks about his three-year contract extension with the Seattle media
MLB Radio host Seth Everett debates whether the 2008 All-Star Game should be held at Yankee Stadium in its final year

  Jan 16, 2007
Around the Minors

Orioles director of Minor League operations David Stockstill on how the prospects in the organization will influence the team this year
Diamondbacks director of player development A.J. Hinch talks about the prospects he expects will make a difference in 2007

Baseball Today

Blue Jays reporter Jordan Bastian talks about Lyle Overbay's contract extension, whether the team is ready to challenge in the AL East and how John Thomson will help the rotation
Phillies pitcher Adam Eaton on signing with the team, the opportunity to play with Ryan Howard and returning to the National League
National columnist Mike Bauman takes a look at the possible Hall of Fame candidates for 2008, Sammy Sosa getting a tryout with the Rangers and the ongoing Barry Bonds controversy

Hot Stove Show

Blue Jays broadcaster Warren Sawkiw talks about the re-signing of Lyle Overbay and the improvements made this offseason
Sportsnet New York host Matt Yallof on whether the Mets pitching staff will be good enough for the team to repeat as NL East champions

Under the Lights

MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Mike Siano talks about potential first-rounders this coming fantasy season and how far Manny Ramirez could fall
Cardinals reporter Matthew Leach discusses the wild offseason the club has had since winning the World Series and whether they have interest in signing Jeff Weaver

  Jan 15, 2007
Baseball Today

Royals great Frank White talks about the team's Buck O'Neil program and what he meant to MLB and the Negro Leagues
MLB executive VP for baseball operations Jimmie Lee Solomon reflects on the life of Buck O'Neil and the upcoming Civil Rights Game in Memphis

  Jan 12, 2007
Around the Minors

Diamondbacks prospect Micah Owings on staying in the D-Backs' system after rumors he was going the Yankees in the Randy Johnson deal
Red Sox outfield prospect Jeff Corsaletti discusses the Florida Gators' national championship in football and making the transition from the Carolina League to the Eastern League this season

Baseball Today

New York Daily News reporter Adam Rubin talks about how the Mets starting rotation will shape up, the controversial comments made by Blue Jays pitcher John Thomson and how Pedro Martinez is progressing
Angels reporter Mike Scarr on the team not changing their starting rotation for 2007, the impact Gary Matthews Jr. will have and whether they are looking to upgrade the offense before the start of the season

Hot Stove Show

Correspondent Brian McRae talks about his personal choices for the Hall of Fame and the inconsistencies with the voters
San Francisco Chronicle writer Ray Ratto discusses the latest controversy surrounding Barry Bonds

Under the Lights

Beaver County Times Pirates reporter John Perrotto talks about the decision to shake up the command in the ownership group
Mets manager Willie Randolph on how special a player David Wright is and the club's first minicamp this offseason
San Jose Mercury News reporter Laurence Miedema on whether Barry Bonds' contract negotiations will be affected by his positive test for amphetamines last season

  Jan 11, 2007
MLB.com Fantasy 411

VP of research for Protrade Jeffrey Ma runs down the list of players on the rise for '07

Baseball Today

St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Bryan Burwell talks about the club's decision to re-sign Mark Mulder, why he feels the writers were right in not electing Mark McGwire and the fans' reaction to the vote
ESPN.com reporter Jerry Crasnick discusses the Hall of Fame voting process, why Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken were perfect for the 2007 class and the latest news on Barry Bonds

Hot Stove Show

USA Today Sports Weekly writer Seth Livingstone suggests some ideas to modernize the Hall of Fame and the voting process
A's reporter Mychael Urban provides the latest news on the stadium plans and Mike Piazza's potential impact in 2007
New Brewers pitcher Jeff Suppan addresses the Milwaukee media

Under the Lights

Indians pitching coach Carl Willis on who will fill the closer's role next season and how much the staff has turned over during the offseason
Newark Star-Ledger columnist Dan Graziano talks about Andy Pettitte's return to the Bronx, whether Roger Clemens will follow and whether the Mets can sign Scott Schoenweis

  Jan 10, 2007
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 10 de enero de 2007

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Vinny Micucci and Cory Schwartz look at what Cal Ripken and Tony Gwynn's impact on the fantasy market if they were playing today and how Randy Johnson will affect the Diamondbacks' rotation

Baseball Today

Orioles bullpen coach and former Cal Ripken teammate Rick Dempsey talks about Ripkens induction into the Hall Of Fame, what made him a great teammate and why he was such a great player
Giants third base coach and ex-Tony Gwynn teammate Tim Flannery reflects on his playing days with Tony Gwynn, why he was such a great hitter and his ability to apply his skills to coaching in college baseball

Hot Stove Show

Correspondent Fred Claire talks about the 2007 Hall of Fame vote and who he would have voted for
New Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn stops in the MLB.com studios and talks about making the Hall
Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. also visits the studios after being elected to the Hall
National reporter Barry Bloom breaks down the Hall of Fame vote and discusses whether the system needs to be changed

Under the Lights

Padres reporter Lyle Spencer talks about Tony Gwynn's playing days and how nice and sincere he is off the field
Ripken Professional Baseball Group VP Jeff Eiseman on the job Cal Ripken has done for the group and what its future plans are

  Jan 9, 2007
Around the Minors

Lisa Bercu-Levine of the Rookie Career Development Program explains how she got involved with the program, how it got started and how it benefits players who go through it
Reds prospect Joey Votto talks about his experiences in the RCDP
Angels prospect Terry Evans talks about the RCDP from this past week
Yankees prospect Ross Ohlendorf on making the transition to the Yankee organization as a result of the Randy Johnson trade

Hall of Fame Inductions

Hall of Fame president Dale Petroskey announces that Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn have been elected to the Hall
HOF President Dale Petroskey talks about the Class of 2007 and other players who were close to making it
New Hall of Fame inductee Cal Ripken Jr. talks about his reaction to the news and if he ever thought of making the Hall during his playing days

Hot Stove Show

New Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn joins Seth and Vinny and talks about getting the call
Newly acquired Diamondbacks pitcher Randy Johnson addresses the Arizona media and comments on the Hall of Fame results
Tony Gwynn addresses the media and fans at PETCO Park after learning of his induction to the Hall of Fame
Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. answers questions at Camden Yards on being elected to the Hall

  Jan 8, 2007
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano weighs Keith Foulke versus Joel Pineiro in terms of how they can help you on saves

Baseball Today

Marlins reporter Joe Frisaro talks about the final stages of a new ballpark deal, whether the team will draw better in a new facility and whether Dontrelle Willis' offseason problems will affect his popularity
Central regional writer Jim Molony on how he filled out his Hall of Fame ballot and the importance of team chemistry in baseball

Hot Stove Show

Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan explains why he voted for Mark McGwire on his Hall of Fame ballot
National columnist Mike Bauman on why he did not vote for McGwire

Under the Lights

National reporter Barry Bloom talks about his Hall of Fame ballot and how he went about making his choices
Baseball expert Adam Katz talks about Sammy Sosa's interest in a comeback and what the former slugger is doing to prove he can still play in the Majors
Yankees pitcher Kei Igawa is introduced to the New York media and talks about how excited he is to be a Yankee

  Jan 5, 2007
Around the Minors

ATM host Jonathan Mayo explains the Rookie Career Development Program and how it has influenced players who have come through it over the years
Mets GM Omar Minaya discusses the importance of the RCDP and how the Mets successfully transition Latino players into the big leagues
Yankees pitching prospect Humberto Sanchez on being traded from the Tigers this offseason in the Gary Sheffield deal
Orioles prospect Jim Hoey on pitching in the organization

Baseball Today

Indians broadcaster Tom Hamilton talks about the signing of Keith Foulke, how getting Mark Mulder could upgrade the rotation and the impact Josh Barfield will have on the infield
Dallas Morning News reporter Evan Grant talks about the team missing out on Barry Zito, whether the rotation is still strong enough to compete in the AL West and how the outfield will look now that Vernon Wells is not an option

Hot Stove Show

National reporter Barry Bloom on the upcoming Hall of Fame vote and the ruling on the controversial steroid-testing results
KTAR radio Diamondbacks reporter Dave Burns explains why the team wants Randy Johnson back in Arizona
New York Times columnist Bill Rhoden gives his take on whether Mark McGwire should be in the Hall of Fame

Under the Lights

Giants pitcher Barry Zito explains why he signed with the Giants, why he likes the Bay Area and whether he was close to signing with anyone else
Rangers assistant GM Thad Levine talks about how close the club is to signing Mark Mulder and how manager Ron Washington has helped recruit players
Orioles reporter Spencer Fordin discusses Cal Ripken Jr.'s impending Hall of Fame induction and how Aubrey Huff fits into the club's plans

  Jan 4, 2007
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Protrade VP for research Jeffrey Ma talks about the impact of Aubrey Huff on the Orioles lineup and his rise in the player markets

Baseball Today

Bergen Record columnist Bob Klapisch on how close the Yankees are to trading Randy Johnson, why Johnson had mixed success in New York and how the rest of the rotation shapes up in 2007
Padres reporter Lyle Spencer on the fan reaction to Tony Gwynn's impending Hall of Fame induction, whether the team is serious about pursuing Randy Johnson and how the outfield will look in 2007

Hot Stove Show

Giants executive VP and COO Larry Baer talks about what it took to get Barry Zito signed and how far along they are with Barry Bonds
Correspondent Brian McRae on whether he feels Mark McGwire should be voted into the Hall of Fame
Yankees reporter Bryan Hoch discusses the Randy Johnson deal and what the team is looking to get back for him

Under the Lights

Author and baseball historian Bruce Markusen remembers those in the game who passed away in 2006 and looks at who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame next week
New Angels infielder Shea Hillenbrand talks to the Los Angeles media on a conference call and talks about his experiences in Toronto

  Jan 3, 2007
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 3 de enero de 2007

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz break down the 2007 Mock Draft, the new changes to the Fantasy 411 blog and compare Aaron Harang to Barry Zito

Baseball Today

Baltimore Sun columnist Peter Schmuck talks about the city's anticipation before Cal Ripken's Hall of Fame call, whether the Orioles have enough to compete in the AL east and the fans' continued apathy with the team and owner Peter Angelos
New Angels first baseman Shea Hillenbrand chats with Midday's Casey Stern about the advantages of playing in Anaheim
New Giants pitcher Barry Zito talks to the assembled cross-Bay media for the first time
Brewers reporter Adam McCalvy discusses the impact of free-agent pitcher Jeff Suppan, how important it is for the rest of the rotation to stay healthy and whether team MVP Bill Hall should remain at short now that J.J. Hardy is ready to go

Hot Stove Show

Diamondbacks reporter Steve Gilbert discusses the reasons the team is pursuing a trade to bring Randy Johnson back to Arizona
Correspondent Fred Claire on the possible Randy Johnson trade, Zito signing with the Giants and the process of signing a free agent

Under the Lights

Orioles OF/1B/3B Aubrey Huff is introduced the Baltimore media
Indians reporter Anthony Castrovince talks about the pending deal to sign reliever Keith Foulke and whether the Tribe is close to signing Mark Mulder
National reporter Jim Street breaks down his Hall of Fame ballot

  Jan 2, 2007
Around the Minors

MLB senior vice president for security Kevin Hallinan discusses the Rookie Career Program and its lasting impact on players

Baseball Today

Giants reporter Rich Draper on how the signing of Barry Zito affects the NL West, when the team got in the bidding war and Barry Bonds' health status
Central regional reporter Jim Molony on the possibility the White Sox gave too much away in trads, whether the Tigers are still the team to beat in 2007 and how the Brewers have upgraded their rotation by signing Jeff Suppan

Hot Stove Show

Orioles broadcaster Jim Hunter talks about the signing of Aubrey Huff and how the 2007 lineup may shake out
Sports Weekly's Paul White breaks down the Zito signing and whether the Giants will be a force in the NL West

Under the Lights

Diamondbacks broadcaster Jeff Munn discusses the impact of Randy Johnson potentially returning to Arizona and what is holding up the deal with the Yankees
MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Cory Schwartz runs down some of his sleepers for 2007 and what Randy Johnson going to the National League would mean in the fantasy game