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Around the Minors
MLB.com Fantasy 411
  May 31, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 31 de mayo de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz talk about Jered Weaver's worth and the return of Roger Clemens

Around the Minors with Mayo

Dave Rawnsley of Perfect Game USA breaks down the 16th through 30th selections of the mock First-Year Player Draft

Baseball Today

Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer talks about the his recent success, the atmosphere in the clubhouse and contributions of pitchers Francisco Liriano and Boof Bonser
Red Sox reporter Ian Browne talks about the Red Sox losing out on Roger Clemens and the recent struggles in both the starting rotation and the bullpen
Rockies reporter Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean" report

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

MLB President and COO Bob DuPuy on the impact of Clemens signing with the Astros, the Nationals ownership group and the 2006 attendance figures
Astros GM Tim Purpura talks about the signing of Roger Clemens
National reporter Barry Bloom talks about the Clemens signing and the likelihood of Barry Bonds breaking the all-time HR record
Golden Baseball League part owner Pat Sajak talks about the expanding independent league

Under the Lights

Mariners reporter Corey Brock talks about "King Felix" Hernandez's sophomore struggles and the recent changes in the lineup
National columnist Jim Street updates his Fab 15 and offers his take on Roger Clemens' return to Houston
New Royals GM Dayton Moore is introduced to the Kansas City media

  May 30, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss the recent turnarounds of struggling pitchers and the Brad Penny situation in LA

Around the Minors with Mayo

Royals reporter Dick Kaegel shares his thoughts on the first pick in this years Mock Draft
Perfect Game USAs Allan Simpson puts a wrap on the first 15 picks of the mock First-Year Player Draft

Baseball Today

Tony Massarotti of the Boston Herald talks about the return of Coco Crisp and the injuries to reliever Mike Timlin and outfielder Wily Mo Pena
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports discusses Barry Bonds 715th home run, the plight of the Royals and the outburst of Dodgers pitcher Brad Penny

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand on Randy Johnsons latest start and whether the trade winds will blow in the Bronx
Correspondent Brian McRae comments on Brad Penny pitching through an injury and Memorial Day baseball
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio checks up on the NL East

Under the Lights

MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Vinny Micucci looks at whether Lastings Milledge can make an impact on fantasy teams
Baseball Today host Jim Leyritz talks about Barry Bonds' 715th home run
Astros reporter Alyson Footer discusses the Roger Clemens sweepstakes and the team's bullpen problems
Mets outfielder Lastings Milledge talks with the media after his Major League debut

  May 26, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss the struggles of Marcus Giles

Around the Minors with Mayo

Winston-Salem Warthogs announcer Alan York has the latest on the Carolina League
Vero Beach Dodgers announcer Brian Petrotta checks out the Florida State League
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes announcer Rob Sinclair gives an update on the California State League
Dayton Dragons announcer Mike VanderWood takes a look at the Midwest League
Lakewood Blueclaws announcer Ben Wagner updates the latest from the South Atlantic League

Baseball Today

Reds starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo on his stellar start, the race in the NL Central and the benefit concert in which he is performing
Jeff Scott of MLB Productions previews the upcoming episode of This Week in Baseball

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Nationals reporter Bill Ladson talks about Frank Robinson's emotional press conference after he had to take Matthew LeCroy out of the game
Tigers broadcaster Dan Dickerson on Mike Maroth's injury and how the team has come together to become the best in baseball at the moment
Dodgers outfielder Jose Cruz Jr. talks about the team's recent winning streak and the competition in the NL West
Carl Dukes of KTRH radio in Houston reports on the NL Central

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the week Michael McHugh talks about his interview with Barry Bonds
Pirates reporter Ed Eagle talks about manager Jim Tracys comments today and the red-hot Jason Bay

  May 25, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss the latest setbacks to Cole Hamels, Chris Carpenter and Kerry Wood

Around the Minors with Mayo

Indians OF prospect Brian Barton on the decreasing number of African-American players in professional baseball and why he was not drafted out of college
Former Major Leaguer Chet Lemon and draft-eligible son Marcus share their thoughts leading up to the First-Year Player Draft

Baseball Today

Rangers broadcaster Victor Rojas talks about the call-up of youngster Jason Botts as well as the inconsistency with the starting rotation
Diamondbacks reporter Steve Gilbert breaks down the deal that sent Orlando Hernandez to the Mets for reliever Jorge Julio
Cubs TV broadcaster Len Kasper talks about the injuries to the pitching staff and the team's struggles on offense without Derrek Lee

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand recaps the Red Sox series and talks about Randy Johnsons last start
Correspondent Brian McRae talks about the Mets trade, the Cubs' struggles and the anticipated Royals management shakeup
Blue Jays broadcaster Warren Sawkiw looks at Josh Towers' disappointing start and the impact of Troy Glaus and Lyle Overbay on the lineup
Sam Betesh of Fox Sports Radio reports on the AL West

Under the Lights

Around the Minors Co-Host Lisa Winston talks about Alay Soler's call-up to the Mets and wonders when Jered Weaver will reach the big leagues
Marcus Hayes of the Philadelphia Daily News updates Cole Hamels' injury and gives names to some of his favorite Philly fan groups
Devil Rays reporter Bill Chastain talks about Carl Crawford still being underrated and whether management can lock in young players to long-term deals

  May 24, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 24 de mayo de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz talk about changes to the Angels lineup and check up on the trade wires with Jeffrey Ma of Protrade.com

GM Corner

Phillies general manager Pat Gillick talks about Cole Hamels' sudden injury and the arrival of 33-year-old rookie Chris Coste
Devil Rays executive VP of baseball operations Andrew Friedman looks at the upcoming First-Year Player Draft, the Delmon Young situation and Rocco Baldelli's injury rehab

Baseball Today

Phillies reporter Ken Mandel recaps the 16-inning loss to the Mets and updates Aaron Rowand's status
Rockies beat writer Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean Report"

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins joins MLB Radio on Players Talk Live presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust
National reporter Barry Bloom talks about Barry Bonds' relationship with Albert Pujols and if he wants Pujols to break the single season home run record
Daryl Ruiter of WKNR radio in Cleveland presents the AL Central report

Under the Lights

Stayin' Hot co-host Seth Everett breaks down the El Duque-Jorge Julio trade and offers his take on Albert Pujols' tear through the leagues
Minor Leagues reporter Kevin Czerwinski discusses Alay Solers first start for the Mets and the decision of Jeff Samardzija whether to play Minor League baseball or college football next season
A's scribe Mychael Urban talks about the recent injuries to the pitching staff and whether the team can go on its traditional midseason run

  May 23, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss Jake Peavy's performance and update the closer situations in Texas, Atlanta and Seattle

Around the Minors with Mayo

Yankees outfield prospect Kevin Thompson talks about his recent injury and his hopes of making it up to the big leagues soon
High school pitching prospect Chris Tillman shares his thoughts on the upcoming First-Year Player Draft

Baseball Today

Red Sox reporter Ian Browne talks about the return of David Wells, the role of Keith Foulke and when Coco Crisp is due back
Braves broadcaster Skip Caray on why he admires John Smoltz, the prognosis for Brian McCann and the team the rest of the way

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

WSCR reporter Zach Zaidman talks about Frank Thomas returning to U.S. Cellular Field and recounts the wild Interleague weekend
Correspondent Brian McRae breaks down the Royals' management issues and touches on the Majors' best team, the Detroit Tigers
St. Louis Post Dispatch columnist Rick Hummel on Ozzie Smith and Tony LaRussas relationship and Pujols vs. Bonds in San Francisco
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio in Washington presents the NL East report

Under the Lights

Jim Leyritz of Baseball Today talks about Kerry Wood's start tonight and the brawl in Chicago this past weekend
Blue Jays reporter Jordan Bastian explains the origins of Gustavo Chacin's new cologne and Casey Janssen's recent streak of luck against his hometown Angels
Dodgers closer Eric Gagne talks about throwing batting practice and his rehab in Las Vegas

  May 22, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Vinny Micucci and Cory Schwartz talk about Barry Bonds hitting his 714th HR and the torrid home run pace set by Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols

Around the Minors with Mayo

Reds pitching prospect Homer Bailey talks about jumping to the Florida State League
Draft prospect Cory Rasmus is surprised by his brother, Cardlinals prospect Colby Rasmus
Salem Avalanche broadcaster Adam Pohl discusses the Minors Monday matchup with the Kinston Indians

Baseball Today

Tigers reporter Jason Beck looks at the influence of Kenny Rogers on the young staff and the maturation of OF Curtis Granderson
Central regional reporter Jim Molony talks about the new stadium deal for the Twins and Albert Pujols tearing it up in St. Louis

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Twins president Dave St. Peter talks about the new stadium financing and how it will affect the future of the ball club
Sports Weeklys Paul White talks about how A.J. Pierzynski affects the opposing team and gives his perspective on Bonds hitting 714
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio checks up on the NL West

Minors Monday

Kinston Indians visit the Salem Avalanche in a Carolina League matchup

Under the Lights

MLB.com Fantasy 411 Host Mike Siano talks about if any of the new Yankee acquisitions have any value and when to take a chance on a young pitcher just coming up
National columnist Jim Street updates his Fab 15 and wraps up this past weekend's Interleague Play
Japan Times reporter Stephen Ellsesser talks about the reaction in Japan to Hideki Matsuis injury and updates the action in the Central and Pacific Leagues

  May 19, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz welcome back Kerry Wood and find out Cole Hamels is mortal

Around the Minors with Mayo

Correspondent John Wagner has the latest on the International League
Tennessean writer Maurice Patton checks up on the Pacific Coast League
Arkansas Travelers broadcaster Phil Elson takes a tour of the Texas League
West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx broadcaster Ron Potesta follows up on the Southern League
Akron Beacon-Journal writer Stephanie Storm provides an update on the Eastern League

Baseball Today

White Sox reporter Scott Merkin previews the Windy City Showdown between the White Sox and Cubs
Dave Check of MLB Productions teases the season debut of This Week in Baseball and talks about some additions to the show
Astros reporter Alyson Footer previews the Rangers-Astros Texas series and comments on Russ Springer's suspension

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

A's outfielder Nick Swisher talks about the Bay Area series with the Giants and what he might do if he caught Barry Bonds' 714th home run ball
Orioles broadcaster Jim Hunter sets the scene for the first-ever Interleague meeting between the O's and Nationals
Mets manager Wille Randolph looks at the upcoming Subway Series with the Yankees
National columnist Mike Bauman comments on the merits of Interleague Play and its popularity among the fans
Carl Dukes of KTRH radio in Houston reports on the NL Central

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the Week Diane Firstman talks about her blog "Diamonds are for Humor" and her love of Scrabble
Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand discusses Randy Johnson's struggles and what the Yankees will do with Carl Pavano
Yankees pitcher Randy Johnson talks about yet another rocky start

  May 18, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz talk about pitch-or-ditch strategy and Francisco Liriano's potential with Jeffrey Ma of PROTRADE.com

Around the Minors with Mayo

University of Pittsburgh second baseman Jim Negrych talks about his reason for choosing Pittsburgh and the upcoming First-Year Player Draft
Astros outfield prospect Hunter Pence talks about making the leap to Double-A in his home state of Texas

Baseball Today

Nationals reporter Bill Ladson talks about the announcement of new ownership in D.C. and the Interleague matchup with Baltimore

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

New Nationals team president Stan Kasten outlines the plans for the franchise as the new ownership takes over
Correspondent Billy Sample takes a look at Carl Pavano's rehab start
National reporter Barry Bloom reviews the approval of the new Nats ownership at the owners' meetings and the latest on the new Twins stadium
Andrew Siciliano of Fox Sports Radio presents the AL West report

Under the Lights

Around the Minors host Jonathan Mayo talks about Cole Hamels pitching for the Phillies and previews the First-Year Player Draft
Nationals reporter Bill Ladson wraps up a historic day in D.C. and looks ahead to the Interleague matchup with the Orioles

  May 17, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 17 de mayo de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz look at what the fantasy game might be like without saves

GM Corner

Braves general manager John Schuerholz talks about the struggles of his pitching staff and the NL East race
Dodgers assistant GM Kim Ng talks about the prospects-in-waiting and the upcoming First-Year Player Draft

Baseball Today

Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer on his own hot hitting of late, certain teammates involved in trade rumors and his thoughts on Francisco Liriano finally getting into the rotation
The Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean report with Rockies reporter Thomas Harding

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Andy Masur of WGN radio comments on the fan throwing a ball at Jacque Jones and the Cubs' recent play
Mets broadcaster Ed Coleman talks about the team's shortfall in starting pitching due to injuries
National reporter Barry Bloom comments on Russ Springer throwing at Barry Bonds, updates the owners meetings and looks at the Nationals' new ownership
Daryl Ruiter of WKNR radio reports on the AL Central

Under the Lights

Rockies reporter Thomas Harding discusses the lack of production at the top of the lineup and whether Clint Barmes will remain the everyday shortstop
Cardinals reporter Matthew Leach updates the status of Albert Pujols' injured back and addresses Pujols' recent comments about Barry Bonds
Brewers reporter Adam McCalvy talks about the recent stream of crazy games and whether Derrick Turnbow has been overused

  May 16, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz talk about the effects of relievers serving as starters

Around the Minors with Mayo

White Sox catching prospect Chris Stewart talks about the Charlotte Knights' hot start and catching a knuckleballer
Blogger Brian Kapellusch breaks down the Brewers system and looks ahead to the draft

Baseball Today

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports looks at Cubs manager Dusty Baker's job security and early surprise teams like Detroit and Toronto
Dan Graziano of the Newark Star-Ledger on the Yankees-Mets rivalry, the injuries suffered by both teams and Randy Johnson's recent struggles

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

KTAR radio reporter Dave Burns talks about the surging Diamondbacks and Brandon Webbs season
MLB.com host Brian McRae talks about Dusty Baker's future with the Cubs and which Royals veterans may move by the trading deadline
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio in Washington reports on the NL East

Under the Lights

Jim Leyritz of Baseball Today talks about Jorge Posada's homer winning a wild one in the Bronx and Hideki Matsui's injury
Mets beat writer Don Burke of the Newark Star-Ledger discusses the lack of depth in the rotation and what Omar Minaya and company plan to do about it
Indians reporter Anthony Castrovince comments on the recent losing streak
Yankees catcher Jorge Posada talks about the wild game with the Rangers and his walk-off home run

  May 15, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz talk about the effects of rainouts on your fantasy squad

Around the Minors with Mayo

Omaha Royals manager Mike Jirschele talks about managing the PCL team in the Triple-A All-Star Game and the strength of his pitching staff so far this season
Lansing Lugnuts broadcaster Brad Tillery previews the Minors Monday matchup between the Lugnuts and the West Michigan Whitecaps

Baseball Today

Reds manager Jerry Narron on the consistency of his pitching staff so far and Eric Milton's health status
Pirates outfielder Jason Bay talks about the private tour of the Hall of Fame given to his team and the effect of injuries on the team's start to the season

Hall of Fame Game

Vinny Micucci and Bruce Markusen call the live action of the rain-shortened 60th Annual Hall of Fame Game featuring the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Sports Weekly's Paul White talks about the hustle of players in today's game and whether the Yankees will trade for an outfielder
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio covers the NL West

Under the Lights

MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Cory Schwartz takes a look at hot-performing pitchers that can help your team
National columnist Jim Street upodates his Fab 15 and looks at the upcoming weekend of Interleague Play
Tigers reliever Joel Zumaya joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

  May 12, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss the injuries to Hideki Matsui and Aaron Rowand as well as the return of Ken Grifffey Jr.
Jeffrey Ma of PROTRADE provides a weekly market update on your favorite players

Around the Minors with Mayo

Winston-Salem Warthogs announcer Alan York reports on the Carolina League
Vero Beach Dodgers announcer Brian Petrotta reports on the Florida State League
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes announcer Rob Sinclair has the latest on the California League
Dayton Dragons announcer Mike VanderWood updates the news and notes on the Midwest League
Lakewood BlueClaws announcer Ben Wagner updates the news and notes on the Midwest League

Baseball Today

Rockies pitcher Jeff Francis on the hot start by Colorado, the influence of Todd Helton and the competition in the NL West
Author Leigh Montville talks about his new Babe Ruth biography, The Big Bam
Indians broadcaster Matt Underwood talks about the recent struggles of the Tribe, manager Eric Wedge and the woes in the bullpen

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand breaks down the effects of the Matsui injury and how the team will replace him in the line-up
Former Twin Denny Hocking discusses what the Yankees might do to replace Matsui and how a new ballpark will affect the Twins franchise
Carl Dukes of KTRH radio in Houston presents the NL Central report

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the Week Dave "Mad Dog" Cadwell joins us in the studio to talk about his blog and his beloved Yankees
National correspondent Ben Platt talks about the Dodgers' recent winning streak and when we can expect Eric Gagne back on the active roster
Phillies reporter Ken Mandel takes a look at Aaron Rowand's injury and the Bobby Abreu trade rumors

  May 11, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz go further in depth on the Phillies starting rotation with the recent call-up of Cole Hamels

Around the Minors with Mayo

Dunedin Blue Jays outfielder Ryan Patterson talks about his recent 6-for-6 game
Astros senior director of player personnel Paul Ricciarini talks about the top prospects in his system

Baseball Today

Diamondbacks reporter Steve Gilbert on Brandon Webb winning his 6th game, the effectiveness of the bullpen and the future of the organization
Padres starting pitcher Chris Young talks about his recent injury, his approach to pitching and playing in San Diego
Red Sox broadcaster Joe Castiglione previews the Yankees-Red Sox game and talks about the surprising start to the season by third baseman Mike Lowell

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Trupiano talks about the ongoing rivalry with the Yankees and compares the starting pitching
Nationals reporter Bill Ladson looks at the immediate effect of the new ownership taking over the team
Correspondent Brian McRae updates the Royals rumors and talks about Albert Pujols' dominance in the game
Andrew Siciliano from Fox Sports Radio presents the AL West report

Under the Lights

Around the Minors host Lisa Winston tells what she expects in the upcoming First-Year Player Draft and gives her take on the Delmon Young suspension
Tigers reporter Jason Beck talks about the team's winning formula this season and Kenny Rogers' influence on the pitching staff
Regional reporter Robert Falkoff talks about the Astros-Dodgers series and the struggles of Astros closer Brad Lidge
Indians outfielder Jason Michaels joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

  May 10, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 10 de mayo de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz anticipate the arrival of Cole Hamels and talk DL strategy

GM Corner

Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy talks about Josh Beckett's success, the acquisition of Wily Mo Pena and the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry
Marlins GM Larry Beinfest on the development of his young club, the Dontrelle Willis trade rumors and the stadium situation

Baseball Today

Rockies reporter Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean" report

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Giants second baseman Kevin Frandsen talks about last night's game against the Cubs, his relationship with Barry Bonds after the foul-ball incident and meeting his hero Craig Biggio
Pirates CEO Kevin McClatchy talks about hosting the 2006 All-Star Game
Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell joins Players Talk Live
National reporter Barry Bloom discusses the latest news on the steroid investigation and how it could become a collective-bargaining issue
Daryl Ruiter of WKCR radio in Cleveland presents the AL Central report

Under the Lights

Twins reporter Kelly Thesier talks about Kyle Lohse securing his spot in the rotation with a nice start and updates the progress of the stadium proposal
MLB.com Midday host Casey Stern talks Mets, New York sports fans, players adjusting to the New York scene and what's coming up on the show
Reds reporter Mark Sheldon talks about Ken Griffey Jr.'s upcoming return from the DL and the team's surprisingly strong start

  May 9, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss the return to form of Roy Halladay and the effectiveness of the Rockies lineup

Around the Minors with Mayo

Toledo Mud Hens manager Larry Parrish on his playing career, his success with Toledo and getting to manage the IL All-Stars
Minor League blogger Seth Stohs talks about his blog regarding the prospects in the Minnesota Twins system

Baseball Today

Padres reporter Lyle Spencer on the early-season injuries and how the team is turning it around despite Mike Piazza's struggles
Tigers hitting coach Don Slaught discusses his approach to hitting, the early success in Detroit and working with manager Jim Leyland

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

International League president Randy Mobley comments on the 50-game suspension handed down to Delmon Young
Correspondent Brian McRae looks at a possible shakeup in Kansas City and previews the Red Sox-Yankees series
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio in Washington reports on the NL East

Under the Lights

Baseball Today's Jim Leyritz talks about the Jason Kendall suspension and whether the Yankees have lost their edge
Padres reporter Lyle Spencer looks at the Padres' long winning streak
Peter Abraham from the Journal News breaks down Randy Johnson's rough outing
Red Sox manager Terry Francona talks about Josh Beckett's strong start against the Yankees
Cleveland DH Travis Hafner joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

  May 8, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz recap the weekend and Barry Bonds hitting his 713th home run and play another round of "Pitch or Ditch"

Around the Minors with Mayo

Sacramento River Cats President and GM Alan Ledford on attendance levels, players shuffling in the Minors and the team's proximity to the As
Greenville Drive announcer Ed Jenson talks about the team's starting pitching and the reaction from the fans and players to the new ballpark

Baseball Today

Mets reporter Marty Noble on the injuries to the starting staff, the ejection of catcher Paul LoDuca and the comments by Billy Wagner
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins talks about the mood in the clubhouse during the team's winning streak
Phillies right fielder Bobby Abreu talks about the state of the team and Tom Gordon's great pitching
Central regional reporter Jim Molony breaks down the Reds' hot start, the White Sox continued winning and the latest on Roger Clemens

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Philadelphia Daily News' Paul Hagen on Mets closer Billy Wagner's comments on his former Phillies teammates and the current Phillies' winning ways
Sports Weekly's Paul White talks about Joe Torre getting his one-thousandth win, Albert Pujolss popularity and the Mets' pitching needs
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the NL East
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio updates the NL West

Minors Monday

The Rome Braves put the best record in the Minors up against the Greenville Drive in a Class-A Sally League match-up

Under the Lights

MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Vinny Micucci talks about how team owners are affected by Victor Zambranos injury
National Reporter Jim Street breaks down his Fab 15 and talks about Barry Bonds coming home to hit his 714th home run
Devil Rays pitcher Scott Kazmir joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

  May 5, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Vinny Micucci talk about the shuffling of closers in Seattle and Tampa Bay as well as the terrific start by Mets SP Tom Glavine

Around the Minors with Mayo

International League correspondent John Wagner updates the latest in that Triple-A circuit
Maurice Patton of the Tennessean checks up on the Pacific Coast League
Akron Beacon Journal writer Stephanie Storm reports on the Eastern League
West Tenn Diamond Jaxx announcer Ron Potesta has the latest on the Southern League
Arkansas Travelers announcer Phil Elson reports on the Texas League

Baseball Today

Jim Thompson of Positive Coaching Alliance talks about positive reinforcement and how it helps children who play baseball today
Marlins reporter Joe Frisaro takes a look at some of the young talent in Florida and updates progress on a stadium deal

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Hall of Famer and Padres VP Dave Winfield previews the Negro League Celebration at PETCO Park this weekend and reacts to his induction to the College Baseball Hall of Fame
National columnist Mike Bauman reacts to Cory Lidle's comments about Barry Bonds and gauges the feeling league-wide towards the steroid investigation
A's outfielder Nick Swisher talks about the brawl with the Angels and how the team stacks up so far
Carl Dukes of KTRH radio files his NL Central report

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the Week Joe Boesch talks about the World Baseball Classic and how he got into blogging
National correspondent Ben Platt gives his take on the AL and NL West one month into the season
Giants reporter Rich Draper talks about Barry Bonds' arrival in Philadelphia this weekend and updates the status of Moises Alou's injury

  May 4, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Minor League guru Jonathan Mayo gives a scouting report on some of the new faces coming up soon
Jeffrey Ma of PROTRADE provides a market report on who's up and who's down in the fantasy sweepstakes

Around the Minors with Mayo

Cubs prospect Micah Hoffpauir talks about his early-season success and how much fun it is to play in Pringles Park
Devil Rays prospect Reid Brignac talks about the adjustments he made in the offseason and the work he has done with the glove

Baseball Today

Joel Sherman of the New York Post talks about his new book The Birth of a Dynasty
Nationals reporter Bill Ladson on the feeling in the front office and the clubhouse now that there is new ownership in Washington

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard on hitting home runs and playing in Philadelphia
Correspondent Brian McRae talks about how players retaliate from getting hit by pitches and why Albert Pujols may be flying under the radar a bit
Astros catcher Brad Ausmus talks about moving up the all-time hit list and how he tries to emulate Darryl "Hambone" Hamilton
Fox Sports Radio's Andrew Siciliano reports on the AL West

MLB Radio Special

Yankees pitching prospect Philip Hughes makes his Double-A debut with the Trenton Thunder as they take on the Reading Phillies

Under the Lights

Around the Minors host Jonathan Mayo talks about Delmon Youngs potential suspension and which of the top pitchers coming up will have an impact
Central regional reporter Jim Molony looks at the AL and NL Central one month in
Mets first baseman-pinch hitter Julio Franco talks about staying in top form and enjoying the game

  May 3, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 3 de mayo de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike and Cory discuss the injury to Mike Sweeney and prospect Justin Huber

GM Corner

Orioles VP of Baseball Operations Jim Duquette on the starting pitching, the recent moves to help the bullpen and Kevin Millar's influence in the clubhouse
Brewers GM Doug Melvin on the hot start by the team, the versatility of IF Bill Hall and Dan Kolb flourishing in his return to Milwaukee

Baseball Today

Twins utilityman Michael Cuddyer talks about hitting in pressure situations and the positive attitude in the clubhouse despite the team's recent struggles
Rockies reporter Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean Report"
Brewers broadcaster Jim Powell looks at the confidence throughout the ballclub, the play of young first baseman Prince Fielder and the tough NL Central

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

As broadcaster Vince Cotroneo breaks down the Lackey-Kendall brawl
National reporter Barry Bloom takes a look at the Nationals' new ownership group
Theodore and Mark Lerner are introduced to the media as the new owners of the Nationals
WKNR's Daryl Ruiter reports on the AL Central

Under the Lights

MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Mike Siano debates on how to run a proper pitching staff
East regional reporter Tom Singer rounds up the AL and NL East races one month into the season

  May 2, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike and Cory talk about the great start for Bronson Arroyo and Tim Hudson's stellar outing

Around the Minors with Mayo

Corpus Christi Hooks catcher J.R. House discusses his return to baseball and the success he is having with the team
San Jose Giants manager Lenn Sakata talks about how much he likes managing in the California League
Minor League blogger of the week Brian Oliver discusses his blog, Nationals Farm Authority, as well as the prospects in Washington

Baseball Today

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on the return of Jim Thome to Cleveland, Johnny Damon to Boston and the hot start by Reds starter Bronson Arroyo

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Red Sox broadcaster Don Orsillo looks at the Red Sox Nation's reaction to Johnny Damons return to Fenway and Jonathan Papelbon filling the closer's role
Correspondent Brian McRae weighs in on the fan reactions to Jim Thome and Johnny Damon returning to their former home parks
Rockies broadcaster Jeff Kingery talks about the good pitching in April and being in first place
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio in Washington reports on the NL East

Under the Lights

Indians reporter Anthony Castrovince talks about C.C. Sabathias return to the rotation and whether Victor Martinez is the best offensive catcher in the league
Baseball Today host Jim Leyritz talks about catching knuckleballs and todays brawl between the Angels and Athletics
Red Sox reporter Ian Browne talks about Doug Mirabellis crazy night at Fenway and how David Ortiz always plays well against the Yankees

  May 1, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

The MLB.com Fantasy 411 for May 1, 2006

Around the Minors with Mayo

International League president Randy Mobley on the Minor League umpiring situation and the incident involving Delmon Young
Kinston Indians GM Shari Massengill discusses life in the Carolina League as well as being one of Minor League Baseball's few female GMs
Trenton Thunder announcer Dan Loney previews the game tonight between Trenton and Reading and comments about Phillip Hughes getting called up

Baseball Today

Reds manager Jerry Narron on the hot start by Cincinnati, the key contributors thus far and if their home ballpark plays a role

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Mets GM Omar Minaya talks about the team's strong start, Victor Zambrano and the play of Kaz Matsui
Yankees center fielder Johnny Damon on returning to Boston and being on the other side of the rivalry
Mets broadcaster Gary Cohen on the good start and Cliff Floyd's hitting on the West Coast swing
Sports Weeklys Paul White looks at the odds of Clemens re-signing with the Astros and the Reds' flaws despite their great start
KOGO radio's Craig Elsten presents the NL West report
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East

Minors Monday

Reading Phillies visit their cross-Delaware rivals, the Trenton Thunder in a Double-A Eastern League matchup

Under the Lights

Mike Siano from MLB.com Fantasy 411 provides some early-season tips
National reporter Jim Street talks about the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry starting up again and takes a look at his most recent Fab 15.
White Sox reporter Steve Merkin talks about the defending champions recent visit to the Playboy Mansion and Jim Thomes return to Cleveland