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Around the Minors
MLB.com Fantasy 411
  Apr 28, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 28, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Winston-Salem Warthogs announcer Alan York has the latest on the Carolina League
Vero Beach Dodgers announcer Brian Petrotta has the latest on the Florida State League
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes announcer Rob Sinclair gives an update on the California League
Lakewood Blue Claws announcer Ben Wagner reports on the South Atlantic League

Baseball Today

College Baseball Foundation CEO John Askins on how the College Baseball Hall of Fame was created and how its first members were selected
Tigers broadcaster Dan Dickerson talks about the influence of manager Jim Leyland and how veteran Kenny Rogers has helped the starting staff

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Rangers pitcher Kevin Millwood looks at the team's recent play and why he wanted to pitch in Texas
Fox Sports West analyst Mark Gubicza discusses Barry Bonds' pursuit of the home run record, the Angels' recent play and how effective Eric Gagne will be when he returns
Bay Area correspondent Marty Lurie looks at the Giants' reaction to MLB's decision not to celebrate Bonds passing Babe Ruth and the persistent trade rumors involving Barry Zito
Carl Dukes of KTRH radio reports on the NL Central

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the week Steve Mitchell talks about the Blue Jays' progress this year and rates the best and worst of the 23 stadiums he has visited
Mets reporter Marty Noble breaks down tonight's game with the Braves and when Carlos Beltran will return to the lineup
Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay rates his start versus the Yankees and why he has had so much success against them
Yankees GM Brian Cashman comments on the passing Steve Howe
Yankees hitting coach Don Mattingly remembers his former teammate Steve Howe
Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams talks about how Steve Howe helped him as a young player

  Apr 27, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 27, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Mike Scandoro of the Associated Press breaks down the incident last night involving Delmon Young tossing his bat at an umpire

Baseball Today

Rangers broadcaster Victor Rojas on Kevin Mench's home run streak and the starter John Koronkas'surprising start
Baseball Hall of Fame president Dale Petroskey talks about the second-annual Hall of Fame fantasy camp and the HOF game between the Reds and Pirates on May 15
Indians bench coach Joel Skinner on the hopes for the team in a competitive AL Central and when C.C. Sabathia is expected to return

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Reds broadcaster Steve Stewart talks about the team winning 9 of their last 10 games and the emergence of Bronson Arroyo
MLB President and COO Bob DuPuy on the new hotel deal, the state of the Nationals ownership and legislation on a new Twins stadium
Pawtucket announcer Dan Hoard gives his first-hand account of the Delmon Young bat-throwing incident
Correspondent Brian McRae comments on the Delmon Young incident
Andrew Siciliano of Fox Sports Radio reports on the AL West

Todd McFarlane Show

The Todd McFarlane Show for April 27, 2006

Under the Lights

Around the Minors Host Lisa Winston talks about the Delmon Young incident and gives her take on who the Mets could call up to fill Brian Bannister's spot in the rotation
Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand talks about the upcoming series with Toronto and Boston and what the Yankees will do with Carl Pavano

  Apr 26, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 26 de abril de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 26, 2006

GM Corner

Mets assistant GM John Ricco on the hot start by RF Xavier Nady, the injury to Carlos Beltran and the leadership in the starting rotation
Blue Jays GM J.P. Ricciardi discusses the changes to the starting rotation with the injury to A.J. Burnett and the chemistry in the clubhouse

Baseball Today

Dan Graziano of the Newark Star-Ledger talks about the Mets starting staff, the health of Carlos Beltran and the Yankees starters picking it up at home
Rockies reporter Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean" report

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Phillies broadcaster Chris Wheeler talks about the play of Ryan Howard and the pitching so far
Devil Rays outfielder Jonny Gomes joins Players Talk Live presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust
National reporter Barry Bloom updates the latest news surrounding the ownership of the Nationals and Barry Bonds
Red Sox COO Mike Dee talks about the interesting offseason in Red Sox Nation
Daryl Ruiter of WKNR radio in Cleveland presents the weekly AL Central report

Under the Lights

Athletics reporter Mychael Urban updates the status of Rich Hardens injury in todays game and discusses whether Frank Thomas will start hitting for average more
Baseball Today Host Jim Leyritz talks about the shenanigans that can go on in the clubhouse and gives his opinion on Keith Hernandezs recent remarks
Astros reporter Alyson Footer talks about Brad Lidges recent struggles and gives an update on the Roger Clemens race
Mets Pitcher Aaron Heilman joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

  Apr 25, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 25, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Lansing Lugnuts hitting coach Charles Poe on the team's early success and his contributions thereto
Minor League MLBlogger Dan Quon talks about what inspired him to start blogging

Baseball Today

Blue Jays reporter Jordan Bastian gives the latest on A.J. Burnett and the team's performance early on

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Brewers manager Ned Yost talks about the impressive play of youngsters like Prince Fielder and Rickie Weeks
Dodgers broadcaster Rick Monday remembers his famous grab of an American flag from protesters ready to burn it on the Dodger Stadium outfield on the 30th anniversary of the incident
Padres sports therapist Kelly Calabrese reacts to being the subject of Keith Hernandez's inappropriate comments and discusses her role with the team
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio in Washington presents the NL East report

Under the Lights

Troy Renck of the Denver Post talks about Todd Helton's encouraging diagnosis and the Rockies' emergence as a factor in the NL West
Mets rookie starting pitcher Brian Bannister joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

  Apr 24, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 24, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Wilmington Blue Rocks broadcaster Steve Lenox previews the upcoming Minors Monday matchup versus the Potomac Nationals
Astros prospect Koby Clemens talks about starting his first full professional season and playing in the shadow of his father Roger

Baseball Today

Indians reporter Anthony Castrovince talks about the injuries to the bullpen as well as the status of starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia
Central regional reporter Jim Molony on when Roger Clemens might start pitching again and when Ken Griffey Jr. will be back with the Reds

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Rockies reporter Thomas Harding breaks down Sundays bean-ball incident against the Giants
Devil Rays manager Joe Maddon talks about Ty Wigginton's recent success and the team's hard play day in and day out
Sports Weeklys Paul White on whether Barry Bonds is in a slump or affected by injuries and the latest trade rumors involving the Marlins
Giants center fielder Steve Finley talks about the outfield rotation and his quest to reach 300 homers and 300 stolen bases
Mike Petraglia presents his AL East report
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio reports on the NL West

Minors Monday

Red Sox prospects Jed Lowrie and Jacoby Ellsbury lead the Wilmington Blue Rocks against the Potomac Nationals

Under the Lights

Fantasy guru Cory Schwartz debates the merits of trading Johan Santana and whether Albert Pujols is the number-one fantasy player right now
National reporter Jim Street dissects his weekly power rankings and why teams arent walking Albert Pujols more often
Dodgers first baseman Nomar Garciaparra talks about his ninth-inning grand slam

  Apr 21, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 21, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

International League correspondent John Wagner updates what is going on around the league
Maurice Patton of the Tennesseean checks up on the Pacific Coast League
West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx announcer Ron Potesta files a report on the Southern League
Arkansas Travelers broadcaster Phil Elson presents the news and notes on the Texas League

Baseball Today

Nationals reporter Bill Ladson on the improvement of Alfonso Soriano in the field and Frank Robinson's 1000th win as a manager
Cubs left fielder Matt Murton on getting his first Major League hit, playing in Wrigley Field and playing for manager Dusty Baker

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

A's right fielder Nick Swisher talks about having Frank Thomas and Milton Bradley as teammates and his favorite ballpark to play in
Devil Rays third baseman Ty Wigginton on his hot start and playing in Tropicana Field
WGN Cubs reporter Andy Masur updates Derrek Lee's injury status
Correspondent Brian McRae discusses Jody Gerut's settlement with the Pirates and the state of minority hiring in Major League Baseball
Carl Dukes of KTRH radio in Houston presents the AL Central report

MLB Radio Special

Justin Upton, the top overall pick in the 2005 First-Year Player Draft makes his professional debut for the South Bend Silver Hawks versus the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
Upton strikes out in his first pro at-bat in the bottom of the first inning
Upton grounds out sharply in his second at-bat
Upton flies out to the warning track in his third at-bat
Upton bounces out to short in the 8th
Upton strikes out for the second time in the 9th

Under the Lights

MLBlogger Carl "The Cabbie" Shimkin talks about his love of the Mets and why he enjoys being part of the MLBlogs community
Daily Rewind host David Lengel talks about the new show on MLB.com and gives his best Bob Murphy impersonation
Blue Jays reporter Jordan Bastian updates A.J. Burnett's health status and recaps Toronto's extra-inning win

  Apr 20, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 20, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Former Dodger George "Shotgun" Shuba talks about his time playing with Jackie Robinson
Salt Lake Bees outfielder Nick Gorneault on playing in Salt Lake and the depth of the Angels' Triple-A squad
Fresno Grizzlies second baseman Kevin Fransden on his solid start to the season, growing up a Giants fan and playing in Northern California

Baseball Today

Royals broadcaster Ryan Lefebvre talks about Zack Greinke making his way back, thoughts on a new stadium and the late Joe McGuff
White Sox reporter Scott Merkin takes a look at the solid pitching thus far by the starting rotation and discusses whether they can keep it up

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Denver Post writer Troy Renck talks about Zach Day's shoulder situation and Rockies manager Clint Hurdles reaction to it
Mariners writer Doug Miller presents the AL West report
Columnist Mike Bauman talks about the Royals rebuilding and why teams are still pitching to Albert Pujols

Under the Lights

Around the Minors host Jonathan Mayo previews Justin Upton's professional debut and the upcoming First-Year Player Draft
Cubs reporter Carrie Muskat updates the status of first baseman Derrek Lee's wrist injury
Devil Rays reporter Bill Chastain talks about injury issues and Scott Kazmir's start to the season

  Apr 19, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 19 de abril de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 19, 2006

GM Corner

Red Sox GM Theo Epstein talks about some of the free-agent signings and trades made in the offseason and how the new season is shaping up so far
Astros GM Tim Purpura talks about the team's start, the whereabouts of Jeff Bagwell and if Roger Clemens will be in Houston in 2006

Baseball Today

Twins right fielder Michael Cuddyer talks about playing with DH Rondell White and the development of young pitcher Francisco Liriano
Rockies beat writer Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean" report

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Orioles pitcher LaTroy Hawkins talks about finding a friendly environment in Baltimore, the steroid investigation and the work he is doing for Urban Little League
Tigers first baseman Chris Shelton on his phenomenal start at the plate and how his hard work during the offseason is paying off
National reporter Barry Bloom updates Barry Bonds' health status and the progress of the Marlins' possible move to San Antonio
Daryl Ruiter of WKNR radio in Cleveland presents the AL Central report

Under the Lights

Chairman and CEO of the College Baseball Foundation and Hall of Fame John Askins talks about the first induction ceremonies coming up in July
Chairman and CEO of the College Baseball Foundation and Hall of Fame John Askins talks about the wild series with Cleveland and the trouble with the middle relief getting to Chris Ray
Phillies Reporter Ken Mandel talks about Bobby Abreu getting booed by the fans on Tuesday and any possible lineup changes

  Apr 18, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 18, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Lakewood BlueClaws manager Dave Huppert remembers playing in the famous 33-inning game between Pawtucket and Rochester on its 25th anniversary
Wichita Wranglers manager Frank White on the team's strong hitting despite the slow start and players making moves from Double-A to Triple-A
Potomac Nationals owner Art Silber talks about getting a new stadium for his team and shares his thoughts regarding Jackie Robinson

Baseball Today

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports talks about the New York Mets' hot start and whether the fans' treatment of Barry Bonds is deserved
Phillies reporter Ken Mandel touches on the 1-0 win at Coors Field and life without slugger Jim Thome

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Braves broadcaster Bob Rathbun on the problems the team is facing early in the season and the injuries on the left side of the infield
MLB.com host Brian McRae debates whether he would pitch to Albert Pujols and whether the Cubs will continue their winning ways
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio in Washington reports on the NL East

Under the Lights

Don Burke of the Newark Star-Ledger talks about Victor Zambranos struggles and the banged-up Mets outfielders
Brewers scribe Adam McCalvy talks about the wild game in Houston and Ben Sheets' return to the rotation

  Apr 17, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 17, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Erie SeaWolves GM John Frey updates the renovations to their home ballpark and talks about the relationship between the players and the fans
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons broadcaster Kent Westling talks about tonight's Minors Monday matchup with the Norfolk Tides

Baseball Today

Central regional reporter Jim Molony looks at some of the players coming off the DL and the Mets' recent play
Rangers RHP Kameron Loe joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Yankees reporter Sweeny Murti of WFAN radio on the team escaping the Metrodome with a win
Sports Weekly's Paul White discusses whether teams should pitch to Albert Pujols and the latest with Barry Bonds
Cardinals broadcaster Dan McLaughlin talks about the torrid start Pujols is having and whether he feels teams will start pitching around him
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio presents his weekly NL West report

Minors Monday

Lastings Milledge and the Norfolk Tides visit the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons

Under the Lights

Vinny Micucci of the MLB.com Fantasy 411 talks about Chris Shelton continuing his fast start and the players coming off the DL who can help teams
Braves Reporter Mark Bowman talks about the struggles of Jorge Sosa and the injuries in the lineup
National reporter Jim Street looks at whether Barry Bonds can recover from his newest injury and breaks down his weekly power rankings
Mets pitcher Pedro Martinez addresses the media after winning his 200th game
Dodgers first baseman Nomar Garciaparra talks about the road to recovery from his injury

  Apr 14, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike and Cory debate the value of young pitching

Around the Minors with Mayo

Winston-Salem announcer Alan York gives an update on the Carolina League
Vero Beach broadcaster Brian Petrotta reports on the Florida State League
Rancho Cucamonga announcer Rob Sinclair has the latest on the California League
Dayton broadcaster Mike VanderWood provides news and notes on the Midwest League
Lakewood announcer Ben Wagner has the skinny on the South Atlantic League

Baseball Today

MLB Productions Executive Producer Dave Check talks about the new Hideki Matsui Yankeeography and the return of This Week in Baseball
Marlins second baseman Dan Uggla on hitting his first Major League homerun, the atmosphere with the team and his feelings about new manager Joe Girardi
Tigers reporter Jason Beck on the tough series with the White Sox, the hot start by Chris Shelton and the maturation of Justin Verlander
Astros closer Brad Lidge joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Rockies right fielder Brad Hawpe on his hot start and the optimistic mood in the clubhouse
Bay Area correspondent Marty Lurie gives his take on the latest Bonds investigation and his favorite Players Talk interviews from the past year
Former Twins infielder Denny Hocking offers his views on amphetamine use in the game and playing with Kirby Puckett

Under the Lights

Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan talks about tonights pitching match up and how the lineup is affected by the departure of Alfonso Soriano
National correspondent Ben Platt previews Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium and breaks down the Dodgers' injury problems
Marlins reporter Joe Frisaro talks about Dontrelle Willis first win and the team's future in Florida

  Apr 13, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 13, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Springfield Cardinals shortstop Brendan Ryan talks about coming back from injury and playing so close to the big club in St. Louis
St Louis Cardinals director of player development Bruce Manno notes some of the players to watch in the organization this season

Baseball Today

Indians broadcaster Matt Underwood on the Indians hot streak, the dedication of the fans and the popularity of center fielder Grady Sizemore
Devil Rays reporter Bill Chastain talks about the unscored-upon performance of starting pitcher Mark Hendrickson, the changes to Tropicana Field and the injury to Aubrey Huff

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Bonds on Bonds producer Mike Tollin discusses how he started the show and the challenges in making it
Correspondent Brian McRae looks at how Mets fans might be getting their hopes up and the White Sox's early struggles
Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Trupiano talks about the Coco Crisp extension and David Wells getting roughed up in his first start

Under the Lights

Minors reporter Kevin Czerwinski talks about Justin Verlanders rough outing against the White Sox and takes a look at some Mets and Red Sox prospects
Red Sox Reporter Ian Browne talks about David Wells' and Matt Clement's bad starts and how Roger Clemens might find Boston an intriguing place to play again
Yankee outfielder Gary Sheffield talks about how his swing is shaping up early in the season
Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter reacts to Johnny Damons first home run of the season
Houston closer Brad Lidge joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

  Apr 12, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 12 de abril de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 12, 2006

GM Corner

Reds GM Wayne Krivsky talks about the instant impact of starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo and the overall improvement of the NL Central
Murray Chass of the New York Times discusses the status of the Nationals ownership situation, baseball in Florida and the steroid controversy

Baseball Today

Rockies reporter Thomas Harding on the team's hot start and their early success on the road
Braves OF Brian Jordan joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Mets broadcaster Tom McCarthy on the team's solid start and David Wright's impact
National reporter Barry Bloom talks about how Barry Bonds is portrayed on ESPNs Bonds on Bonds
Royals 1B Doug Mientkiewicz talks about playing in different media markets and his transition in Kansas City
WKNR's Daryl Ruiter presents his weekly AL Central report

Under the Lights

Diamondbacks reporter Steve Gilbert talks about Orlando Hernandezs good start and the success of the other starting pitchers
Nationals broadcaster Bob Carpenter talks about the tensions between the Nationals and Mets and the attendance in Washington

  Apr 11, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 11, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Altoona Curve Manager Tim Leiper talks about the teams fast start to 5-0, the depth of his pitching staff and his competitors in the Eastern League

Baseball Today

The Globe and Mail columnist Jeff Blair on Toronto fans' expectations from the Jays and how they stack up in the division
Los Angeles Times columnist Tim Brown reports the latest on Eric Gagne and talks about this year's improvements to Dodger Stadium

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Brewers closer Derrick Turnbow talks about his fast start and wild hair style
Tigers broadcaster Dan Dickerson looks at the team's and Chris Shelton's hot start
Correspondent Brian McRae takes a look at the Royals' bullpen and shares his thoughts on the new Busch Stadium
Former Yankee catcher and new broadcaster John Flaherty talks about his first day in the broadcast booth and and the 2006 team
WTEM's Marc Sterne breaks down the latest news from the NL East

Under the Lights

Baseball Today co-host Jim Leyritz talks about Derek Jeter's home-opener heroics and Bronson Arroyo's power surge
Pirates reporter Ed Eagle talks about the struggling rotation and actor Michael Keatons comments after throwing out the first pitch
Athletics reporter Mychael Urban looks at who might end up the number one starter in the rotation and why the As always develop strong pitchers
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter talks to the media about his game-winning homer and how the inning developed
Yankees center fielder Johnny Damon on the Yankee Stadium crowd, the Opening Day win and his Stadium debut
Yankees first baseman Jason Giambi talks about his day at the plate and Jeter's heroics

  Apr 10, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 10, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Greenville Drive GM Mike DeMaine talks about the team's unique stadium, the outlook for the upcoming season and their strong relationship with the parent club, the Boston Red Sox
Richmond Braves play-by-play announcer John Emmett looks at the upcoming matchup with the Durham Bulls and how the Richmond Braves are expected to do this season

Baseball Today

Braves starting pitcher Tim Hudson joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust
Cardinals team president Mark Lamping talks about the opening of new Busch Stadium and what went into its creation
Correspondent Billy Sample takes a look at the dimensions of Busch Stadium and how fans have taken to the new park
Central regional writer Jim Molony offers his opinions on how the NL Central will shake out, where Roger Clemens stands and if the Pirates can recover from their slow start

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Braves beat writer Mark Bowman provides a health report on Chipper Jones and Marcus Giles
Royals outfielder David DeJesus talks about the status of his hamstring and taking two out of three from the White Sox
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East
KOGO's Craig Elsten breaks down the NL West
Sports Weekly's Paul White discusses what constitutes cheating and looks at some of the surprises in the first week of the season

Minors Monday

Delmon Young and the Durham Bulls visit the Richmond Braves

Under the Lights

Mike Siano of the MLB.com Fantasy 411 looks at the Red Sox closer situation and debates whether pitchers' hitting stats should be counted in fantasy ball
Cardinals reporter Matthew Leach talks about the new Busch Stadium and the Cardinals' bullpen struggles early on
National reporter Jim Street discusses the impressive showing of the A's starting rotation and goes over his power rankings
Braves OF Brian Jordan joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust
Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols talks about bouncing back from a tough series in Chicago and playing in the new stadium
Cardinals GM Walt Jocketty talks about Opening Day, the work that went into new Busch Stadium and his relationship with manager Tony LaRussa

  Apr 7, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 7, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

International League Correspondent and Toledo Blade writer John Wagner talks about young pitcher Joel Zumaya as a closer
PCL correspondent from the Tennessean Maurice Patton talks about what teams' fans should pay attention to in the 2006 season
EL correspondent and Akron Beacon Journal writer Stephanie Storm on the season opener for Akron and the standout players in Binghamton
West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx broadcaster Ron Potesta on the Southern League and battle of prospects between the Chicago Cubs and White Sox systems
Arkansas Travelers broadcaster Phil Elson talks about the Texas League as they begin play in 2006

Baseball Today

Brewers reporter Adam McCalvy takes a look at the team's hot start and the realistic chances of them competing in the NL Central this year
Orioles reporter Spencer Fordin on Kris Benson's tough loss, the questions in the bullpen and the development of young outfielder Nick Markakis

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

MLB.com columnist Mike Bauman discusses the outlook for the Brewers and other smaller market teams
A's right fielder Nick Swisher talks about taking 2 of 3 from the Yankees and how he wears his facial hair
Dodgers reporter Ken Gurnick updates the prognosis of Eric Gagne's injury
Carl Dukes of KTRH radio files his weekly NL Central report

MLB Radio Special

David Wells pitches for the Pawtucket Red Sox in a rehab start versus the Charlotte Indians

Under the Lights

Mets reporter Marty Noble talks about Carlos Beltran's fan issues and Steve Trachsel's first start tonight versus the Marlins
Blue Jays reporter Jordan Bastian previews Ted Lilly's first start and talks about the fan support in Toronto

  Apr 6, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 6, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Zephyrs Executive Director Ron Maestri talks about the impact his club can have in post-Katrina New Orleans
Zephyrs shortstop Brendan Harris discusses returning to New Orleans for a second season and how much the city has changed
New Zephyr Brandon Larson talks about still working to make it to the big leagues and returning to the region where he went to college

Baseball Today

Rob Schneider from the movie Benchwarmers talks about the making of the movie and his love for the San Francisco Giants
Yankees SP Shawn Chacon joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondent Brian McRae on how the people of Kansas City are demanding a better product on the field
Orioles broadcaster Jim Hunter on Melvin Mora ending negotiations on a new contract and if Anna Benson if a hot topic around Camden Yards
"Super Joe" McEwing on how he approaches the game and his trade from the Royals to Astros system
KJRs Dave "Softy" Mahler has the latest news in the AL West
Zephyrs voice Ron Swoboda from New Orleans on the city's recovery and the importance of baseball

Under the Lights

Around the Minors co-host Lisa Winston talks about Orioles rookie OF Nick Markakis and gives some names for potential Rookie of the Year
Red Sox Reporter Ian Browne talks about Jonathon Papelbon's first close of the season and if this years team has an edge to it
Los Angeles Times Dodgers Reporter Steve Henson talks about Eric Gagne's newest injury and if the closer can come back
Giants reporter Rich Draper discusses what Barry Bonds is going through and Noah Lowry's injury

  Apr 5, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 5, 2006

GM Corner

Pirates GM Dave Littlefield on the opening of the regular season and what he expects from his starting rotation
Angels GM Bill Stoneman talks about the comeback of veteran Tim Salmon and the operating philosophy of the organization

Baseball Today

Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record looks at the health of the Mets' rotation and what it means to their success and addresses the Yankees' bullpen questions
Yankees CF Johnny Damon joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Daryl Ruiter of WKNR radio in Cleveland breaks down the AL Central

Under the Lights

Scot Gregor of the Arlington Heights Daily Herald talks about the White Sox receiving their World Series rings and the series with Cleveland
Angels writer Mike Scarr talks about Chone Figgins' desire to play one position and Tim Salmons early resurgence
Phillies.com reporter Ken Mandel talks about Jimmy Rollins' hitting streak and the bullpen in Philadelphia
Astros Reporter Alyson Footer talks about Andy Pettittes first rough outing and the ongoing Roger Clemens saga

  Apr 4, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for April 4, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

Bowie Baysox 3B Leo Daigle discusses his move to the Orioles organization and his long journey through the Minor Leagues
Bowie Baysox manager Don Werner talks about starting his second season in Bowie and some of the Orioles' top prospects

Baseball Today

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports talks about some of the surprises following the first day of full action around the Major Leagues
Yankees reliever Kyle Farnsworth joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust
Twins broadcaster John Gordon talks about Johan Santana starting in the opener and the potential of young pitcher Francisco Liriano

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Red Sox acting pitching coach Al Nipper on Curt Schilling's Opening Day start and his thoughts on free agent pitcher Roger Clemens
Correspondent Brian McRae shares his Opening Day thoughts, comments on C.C. Sabathia's injury and the White Sox's quest to repeat as World Series champions
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio files his NL East report covering Jimmy Rollins' hitting streak and other news
Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand on A-Rod's big Opening Day and Johnny Damon's effect on the clubhouse

Under the Lights

Fantasy expert Cory Schwartz assures fantasy players that there is no need to go crazy the first few days of the season
MLB Radio's Jim Leyritz talks about the potency of the Yankees' lineup and what Barry Bonds' teammates are going through right now
Indians reporter Anthony Castrovince on the Opening Day marathon and C.C. Sabathia's injury
Twins writer Kelly Thesier discusses the team's future in Minnesota and how the Torii Hunter trade rumors have faded away

  Apr 3, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike and Vinny look at the potential effects of C.C. Sabathia's injury and a good start for Jim Thome

Around the Minors with Mayo

New Orleans Zephyrs Director of Stadium Operations Todd Wilson discusses the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Zephyrs' ballpark and the preparations for the season opener

Baseball Today

Phillies Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Kalas previews the season and talks about the trade for David Dellucci
"Next Stop Shea" host Casey Stern reports in from Mets Opening Day
Central regional reporter Jim Molony talks about where Roger Clemens stands as Opening Day arrives plus what to expect out of the highly touted Cubs and Brewers
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel chats with the media before the season opener

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

White Sox reporter Scott Merkin relives the marathon Opening Night in Chicago
Sports Weekly's Paul White reports on the Rangers wooing Roger Clemens during their home opener and where he may end up
AL East correspondent Mike Petraglia takes a tour of the division as the season opens
KOGO radio's Craig Elsten delivers his weekly report on the NL West

Under the Lights

Correspondent Billy Sample breaks down the Cardinals' win over the Phillies and Jimmy Rollins extending his hitting streak
"Next Stop Shea" host Casey Stern recaps the Nationals-Mets game and gets on Mets fans for booing Carlos Beltran
Correspondent Ben Platt discusses the San Diego fans' reaction to Barry Bonds and says the Padres will go as far as Jake Peavy's arm can carry them
National writer Jim Street talks about Kenji Johjima's Major League debut and breaks down the rest of the Opening Day games
Padres catcher Mike Piazza on his San Diego debut and the reaction to Barry Bonds