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Around the Minors
MLB.com Fantasy 411
  Jul 31, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz break down the Bobby Abreu-to-Yankees and Sean Casey-to-Tigers deals as they bring you the first of three shows covering the 2006 Trade Deadline
Jonathan Mayo talks about the prospects who have changed organiztions in the past week

Baseball Today

Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand talks about the Bobby Abreu trade, the status of Gary Sheffield and the pitching rotation come October
Central regional writer on the Tigers' acquisition of Sean Casey, the Reds adding bullpen help and which teams should have been more active at the deadline

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz announce and analyze confirmed and rumored deals in the final hour before the trade deadline

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Former Dodgers GM and GM Corner host Fred Claire about the Nationals not trading Alfonso Soriano and he breaks down the Greg Maddux trade
Brewers GM Doug Melvin on trading Carlos Lee on how the team is better positioned for a playoff run
Devil Rays GM Andrew Friedman talks about the deal that brings in prospects Joel Guzman and Sergio Pedroza for Julio Lugo and how it fits in the master plan
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East
Correspondent Craig Elsten reports on the NL West

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike and Cory wrap up the day's transactions and the rumors that didn't come to fruition
Nationals reporter Bill Ladson talks about the team's decision not to trade Alfonso Soriano

Around the Minors

Pirates GM David Littlefield discusses the decision to be active on the trade deadline and breaks down the deals the club made
Newly-acquired Phillies pitching prospect Justin Germano talks with Jonathan Mayo and Lisa Winston on his way from Louisville to Scranton
411 host Mike Siano joins the show to talk about how the deadline affected Minor League prospects
Phillies prospect C.J. Henry talks while in transit from Charleston to Lakewood after being traded Sunday

Under the Lights

Pirates reporter Ed Eagle runs down all the trades made by the club at the deadline
Tigers reporter Jason Beck discusses the acquisition of Sean Casey and the demotion of Chris Shelton
411 host Cory Schwartz looks at how all these trades can affect fantasy lineups
Mets reporter Marty Noble on the team's move to add Oliver Perez and Roberto Hernandez and deal Xavier Nady at peak value
Baseball Today host Jim Leyritz breaks down the winners and losers on today's trade deadline
National reporter Jim Street on the day's dealings and whether the Yankees' additions put them over the top in the AL East
Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan analyzes the club's moves over the past few days and whether they become the team to beat in the AL West

  Jul 30, 2006
Hall of Fame Special

Negro Leagues legend Buck O'Neil opens up the ceremonies
Ford C. Frick Award winner Gene Elston's Hall of Fame induction speech
J.G. Taylor Spink Award winner Tracy Ringolsby's Hall of Fame induction speech
Sharon Robinson, daughter of Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson explains the significance of the Negro League inductees
2006 Hall of Fame inductee Bruce Sutter makes his Hall of Fame speech

  Jul 28, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Cory Schwartz and Jeffrey Ma talk about the movers and shakers on Protrade.com, the rumors swirling as the trade deadline approaches and the most recent blockbuster deal that sent slugger Carlos Lee from Milwaukee to Texas

Around the Minors

Correspondent John Wagner provides an update on the International League
Tennessean writer Maurice Patton checks up on the Pacific Coast League
Akron Beacon-Journal writer Stephanie Storm has an update on the Eastern League
West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx voice Ron Potesta keeps up with the Southern League
Arkansas Travelers announcer Phil Elson takes a look at the Texas League

Baseball Today

Brewers GM Doug Melvin and manager Ned Yost announce the trade of OF Carlos Lee to the Rangers for RHP Francisco Cordero, OFs Kevin Mench and Laynce Nix and Minor Leaguer Julian Cordero
Dave Check of MLB Productions previews the upcoming This Week in Baseball
Rangers reporter T.R. Sullivan discusses the acquisition of Carlos Lee, the pressure to sign him and the AL West race
Baltimore Sun reporter Jeff Zrebiec discusses Miguel Tejada trade rumors, which teams have interest in Rodrigo Lopez and the bright spots this season for the Orioles

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

MLB Radio host and former Dodgers GM Fred Claire on the Carlos Lee trade, what the Dodgers will do this weekend, and what the Nationals need to do with Alfonso Soriano
Rockies pitcher Josh Fogg on the teams late-inning comebacks and the impact of the young players on the lineup
A's outfielder Nick Swisher on contending in the AL West and the clubhouse reaction to the Rangers' acquisition of Carlos Lee
NL Central correspondent Carl Dukes talks about the Astros' struggles, the NL Central race and which players will be moving this weekend
Rangers GM Jon Daniels and manager Buck Showalter announce the trade of RHP Francisco Cordero, OFs Kevin Mench and Laynce Nix and Minor Leaguer Julian Cordero to the Brewers for OFs Carlos Lee and Nelson Cruz

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the Week Joliet Jake on his blog buccoblog.mlblogs.com and his Pirates' struggles this season
Brewers reporter Adam McCalvy talks about the decision to trade Carlos Lee and debunks the theory that the club was trying to dump salary

  Jul 27, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss the Ben Broussard trade and who will win AL Rookie of the Year

Around the Minors

Wichita Wranglers pitcher Tyler Lumsden on being traded from the White Sox organization to the Royals system
Tri-City ValleyCats GM Rick Murphy on his team playing the Oneonta Tigers in Cooperstown on Saturday
CEO Jalal Leach of the Baseball Mentoring Program, who played in the Minors for 15 years, talks about the growth of the program and satisfaction he gets from mentoring young people

Baseball Today

MLB umpire Jerry Layne talks about teaching the craft as an instructor at the MLB Umpire Camps, what it takes to become a Major League ump and some misconceptions about umps among fans
USA Today reporter Bob Nightengale discusses potential trade-deadline deals, the Wild Card hopefuls and the ongoing Barry Bonds saga

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondent Brian McRae discusses the latest trade rumors surrounding Alfonso Soriano and Carlos Lee
Blue Jays infielder Aaron Hill on the team's chances of making it to the postseason, the tight AL East race and playing both second base and shortstop on a nightly basis
AL West correspondent Andrew Siciliano talks about Bartolo Colon's health status and whether the A's will trade Barry Zito
A's outfielder Bobby Kielty on playing for Ken Macha and historic looseness in the team's clubhouse

Under the Lights

Around the Minors host Jonathan Mayo talks about tomorrow's broadcast of the Cape Cod High School Classic and how respected the college league in Cape Cod is
Reds beat writer Mark Sheldon on the moves the Reds could make before the trade deadline on Monday and Scott Hatteberg's contract extension

  Jul 26, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

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

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss the Cleveland Indians roster and some of their favorite baseball books

GM Corner

Braves assistant GM Frank Wren talks about being back in the playoff race, when the team expects Andruw and Chipper Jones back in the lineup, and Bob Wickmans positive influence on the relief staff
Mariners GM Bill Bavasi discusses developing the club to get them into the postseason, acquiring veteran players at a low price and getting a DH who hits from the left side

Baseball Today

Los Angeles Times reporter Steve Henson on the Dodgers' recent struggles, the overall success of Brad Penny and Derek Lowe and what players can carry the team down the stretch
Rockies reporter Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean Report"
Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Marlins broadcaster Roxy Bernstein talks about the team's plan to keep the young players together and how impressive they've been the past two months
Nationals president Stan Kasten talks about the new ownership officially taking over the franchise and the possibility of trading Alfonso Soriano
National reporter Barry Bloom discusses whether Buck O'Neil should be in the Hall of Fame, the 2007 induction class and whether Barry Bonds will play one more season
AL Central correspondent Daryl Ruiter on the breakup of the Indians and the Twins' surge to the top of the Wild Card race

Under the Lights

Seth Everett of Stayin' Hot talks about Alex Rodriguez's struggles in New York and the Mariners trading for Ben Broussard
Mariners reporter Corey Brock discusses the Broussard trade and who the team might be after next
Marlins reporter Joe Frisaro discusses how the club will be quiet at the trade deadline and how there isn't just one Rookie of the Year on the team

  Jul 25, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss the Mike MacDougal trade and Derrek Lee going back on the DL

Around the Minors

Daytona Cubs manager Buddy Bailey on his preference for a split season and the team's hot start upon his arrival
Devil Rays top pick Evan Longoria compares college and pro ball and talks about getting his feet wet with the Hudson Valley Renegades

Baseball Today

Hall of Fame VP for Communications and Education Jeff Idelson previews the weekend's events and Bruce Sutter's induction
Brewers broadcaster Daron Sutton talks about the team's chances in the Wild Card race, Bill Hall's great season so far and the anticipated return of Ben Sheets
Indians third baseman Casey Blake talks about returning from the DL, why the team has become inconsistent and how well Travis Hafner has been hitting

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand discusses Alex Rodriguez's mindset the past couple of weeks, Melky Cabrera's contributions so far and whether or not the Yankees will add a player or two before the trade deadline
Indians assistant general manager Chris Antonetti looks at what the team is doing for the 2007 season, the reasoning behind the Bob Wickman trade and the difficult AL Central race
Correspondent Brian McRae on the White Sox's acquisition of Mike MacDougal, the Royals' pickup of Odalis Perez and the future of Alfonso Soriano
Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust
NL East correspondent Marc Sterne on the latest developments in the Soriano trade talks, the Braves' improved play and the Marlins' staying power
Hall of Fame president Dale Petroskey talks about Bruce Sutter's induction this weekend and his influence on the future induction of relief pitchers

Under the Lights

East regional writer and trade-deadline specialist Tom Singer breaks down the rumor mill as the deadline draws nearer
Royals reporter Dick Kaegel on the club's recent trades and other players who could be on the block

  Jul 24, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss Derrick Turnbow losing his closer's job in Milwaukee and the return of Dmitri Young to the Tigers' line-up in Detroit

Around the Minors

Cass Sapir from Tour for the Cure talks about visiting 180 Major and Minor league stadiums across the country for charity
Lansing Lugnuts announcer Brad Tillery previews the Minors Monday matchup with the Dayton Dragons
Akron Aeros manager Tim Bogar spends a few moments with Jonathan Mayo

Baseball Today

Phillies reporter Ken Mandel on whether the team is buying or selling, the young players still in the farm system and Brett Myers' return
Rangers broadcaster Tom Grieve discusses the Rangers-White Sox incident, the team's battle in the AL West and Michael Young's career year
Central regional reporter Jim Molony talks about Ozzie Guillen's response to Jon Garland, Francisco Liriano's Rookie of the Year candidacy and which NL teams will be buying or selling

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Sports Weekly's Paul White discusses the finalization of the Nationals sale and who's buying and selling as the trade deadline approaches
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio reports on the NL West
Correspondent Mike Petraglia has the latest on the AL East
Padres pitcher Doug Brocail joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Minors Monday

The Lansing Lugnuts visit the Dayton Dragons as they battle for position in the Midwest League

Under the Lights

MLB.com Fantasy 411 co-host Vinny Micucci looks at whether it's time to trade Alex Rodriguez in your fantasy league and how Ben Sheets and Adam Eaton stack up
National reporter Jim Street on the flak he's been getting from readers about his Fab 15 rankings and Alex Rodriguez's recent play
White Sox reporter Scott Merkin discusses all the potential trades in which the club is rumored to be involved and whether the Mike MacDougal trade is as important as any they can make

  Jul 21, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Jeffrey Ma of Protrade talks about the latest trends in the player markets

Around the Minors

Potomac Nationals announcer Dan Laing has the latest on the Carolina League
Vero Beach Dodgers broadcaster Brian Petrotta provides an update on the Florida State League
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes voice Rob Sinclair reports on the California League
Dayton Dragons broadcaster Mike VanderWood files on the Midwest League
Lakewood Blue Claws voice Ben Wagner reports on the South Atlantic League

Baseball Today

Braves GM John Schuerholz on the Bob Wickman trade, Bobby Cox's success and the upcoming trade deadline
Jeff Scott of MLB Productions previews the upcoming This Week in Baseball
Tigers reporter Jason Beck looks at the team's series win over the White Sox, Joel Zumaya's early success and the influence of manager Jim Leyland
Chicago Tribune writer Phil Rogers talks about where the White Sox stand in the AL Central, the Barry Bonds investigation and the Shea Hillenbrand affair

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Blue Jays reporter Jordan Bastian on the scuffle between Jay Gibbons and Shea Hillenbrand and the importance of this weekend's series with the Yankees
Fox Sports contributor and former Minnesota Twin Denny Hocking on the lack of indictments on Barry Bonds, Torii Hunter's future in Minnesota and Shea Hillenbrand's prospects with other teams
Cardinals broadcaster John Rooney talks about the recent weather problems at new Busch Stadium, the recent inconsistent play and the impressive debut of rookie Chris Duncan
Brewers pitcher Chris Capuano joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the Week John Nemo discusses his idea of writing a book on his blogging experience and if his Twins can make a run in the AL Central
Phillies reporter Ken Mandel discusses whether the team should start rebuilding now and where the club may trade some of the veterans

  Jul 20, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss Jeremy Bonderman's performance and the Shea Hillenbrand situation in Toronto

Around the Minors

Pacific Coast League president Branch Rickey discusses the reasons for putting together a Triple-A Championship and whether this will be a permanent addition
Billings Mustangs outfielder Drew Stubbs on his future in the Reds organization and his experiences in Billings, Montana

Baseball Today

Angels reporter Mike Scarr talks about the Angels' surge in the AL West, the starting pitching and what moves the team might make at the trading deadline
Tony Massarotti of the Boston Herald on the Josh Beckett contract extension, the young corps of pitchers on the Red Sox and the tough upcoming road schedule
Steve Hirdt of the Elias Sports Bureau discusses the MLB/DHL Hometown Heroes Sweepstakes and the rarity of going two and a half seasons without a no-hitter

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondent Brian McRae breaks down the Shea Hillenbrand situation and discusses the Hometown Heroes program
Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren comments on the acquisition of Bob Wickman and the extreme weather in St. Louis
Correspondent Andrew Siciliano reports on the AL West

Under the Lights

Former UTL host Ed Randall remembers the first days of the show and discusses the Shea Hillenbrand situation
Former UTL host and current Midday host Casey Stern on finally giving the Twins some respect and his time hosting the show
Former UTL producer and host Robby DeMarco joins the program to talk about his favorite moments on the show
Around the Minors host Lisa Winston talks about the Indians' trade to acquire catcher Max Ramirez and whether the Yankees have enough prospects to get Bobby Abreu

  Jul 19, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

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

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz talk about a big day for young pitching and the red-hot Carlos Beltran

GM Corner

Tracy Ringolsby of the Rocky Mountain News on being inducted into the Hall of Fame, the bright future for the Rockies with the young talent in the pipeline and other topics around baseball
Giants GM Brian Sabean discusses the upcoming trade deadline and the importance of having Barry Bonds and Moises Alou in the lineup

Baseball Today

Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer talks about the matchup between Francisco Liriano and Scott Kazmir and updates the health status of Torii Hunter and Shannon Stewart
Rockies reporter Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean Report"
Kevin Maris, son of legendary home-run champ Roger Maris talks about coaching in the AFLAC All-American High-School Baseball Classic and his fathers impact on the game

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley on picking up his first big-league win and the tight NL West race
National reporter Barry Bloom discusses the pending investigation of Barry Bonds and the effect it might have on the Giants' clubhouse
Daryl Ruiter of WKNR radio in Cleveland talks about the strength of the AL Central and what the Tigers need to do to stay on top
Phillies closer Tom Gordon joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Under the Lights

Executive director Stuart Chase of the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Mass. talks about their current exhibit of Red Sox and Yankees memorabilia
Jon Paul Moresi of the Detroit Free Press discusses the Tigers-White Sox series and whether Kenny Rogers can keep it up during the second half
Astros reporter Alyson Footer breaks down the Clemens vs. Maddux matchup and looks at the areas the team would like to strengthen

  Jul 18, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss dealing with a big lead and hot-hitting teams

Around the Minors

Lake County Captains outfielder Johnny Drennen on the transition from amateur to pro ball and being named to the South Atlantic League All-Star team
Altoona Curve outfielder Vic Buttler on being named an All-Star for the Eastern League

Baseball Today

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports tells you if the Braves are for real, what the Angels need to win and where the Twins stand at the deadline
Twins broadcaster Bert Blyleven talks about the Twins' success at home, the strong starting pitching and the development of Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau
Rockies third base coach Mike Gallego talks about the young players who have complemented Todd Helton, the success of Brian Fuentes and playing in Coors Field

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

2006 Hall of Fame inductee Bruce Sutter talks about his upcoming Hall of Fame speech and Bobby Jenks winning the DHL Delivery Man of the Month for June
Nationals outfielder Austin Kearns talks about leaving the Reds and his outlook playing in D.C.
Mariners outfielder Raul Ibanez joins MLB Radio as part of Players Talk Live presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust
Astros third baseman Aubrey Huff talks about his time in Houston so far and being part of a playoff race
Correspondent Brian McRae on the Red Sox's latest comeback and the newest trade rumors floating around baseball

Under the Lights

Baseball Today host Jim Leyritz discusses Dontrelle Willis struggle to win in Florida and the dispute between umpire Angel Hernandez and Dodgers coach Mariano Duncan
Rangers broadcaster Victor Rojas talks about how Kevin Millwood will need to be an ace in the second half and Kevin Mench's power struggles
Twins reporter Kelly Thesier talks about Francisco Liriano's latest impressive start and the injuries in the outfield

  Jul 17, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz talk about the return of Brett Myers and whether Howie Kendrick can stick with the Angels

Around the Minors

Indians prospect Kevin Kouzmanoff speaks with Jonathan Mayo prior to the Eastern League All-Star Game
Pirates outfield prospect Brett Roneberg talks about earning the MVP award of the Eastern League All-Star Game
Altoona Curve broadcaster Jason Dambach previews the Minors Monday matchup with the Akron Aeros

Baseball Today

Braves reporter Mark Bowman on the team's resurgence, the recent offensive outburst and whether they can contend for a postseason bid
Central regional reporter Jim Molony talks about the huge White Sox/Tigers series, the Reds trade and the Astros' acquisition of Aubrey Huff

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Devil Rays senior VP of baseball operations Gerry Hunsicker talks about trading Mark Hendrickson and Aubrey Huff and what he got in return
Angels broadcaster Jose Mota talks about the team's recent turnaround, John Lackey's pitching and the importance of good team defense
Sports Weekly's Paul White talks about the Mets' Sunday-night win and the latest trade rumors
Carl Dukes of KTRH radio in Houston reports on the NL Central
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio reports on the NL West

Under the Lights

MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Cory Schwartz on how the trade deadline could affect a fantasy lineup
National reporter Jim Street breaks down the week's Fab 15 and Barry Bonds' potential legal problems
A's reporter Mychael Urban talks about Rich Harden's impending return from the DL and whether Barry Zito is officially off the market

Minors Monday

The Altoona Curve visit the Akron Aeros as they battle for the top spot in the Southern division of the Eastern League

  Jul 14, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Vinny Micucci and Cory Schwartz discuss the big trade between Cincinnati and Washington and its implications on the fantasy game

Around the Minors

Correspondent John Wagner updates the latest on the International League
Maurice Patton of the Tennesseean reports on the Pacific Coast League
Stephanie Storm of the Akron Beacon-Journal reports on the Eastern League
West Tenn Diamond Jaxx broadcaster Ron Potesta has the latest on the Southern League
Arkansas Travelers voice Phil Elson checks up on the Texas League

Baseball Today

Reds general manager Wayne Krivsky breaks down the eight-player deal with the Nationals
Authors Michael Kun and Howard Bloom dispel some popular baseball myths in their new book The Baseball Uncyclopedia
Dave Check of MLB Productions previews the All-Star Game edition of This Week in Baseball

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Phillies pitcher Brett Myers makes a statement to the media about returning to the team
National columnist Mike Bauman on Myers' return to the Phillies
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the Week John Perotta talks about the David Wright Foundation and his lifetime affection for the Mets
Mariners reporter Corey Brock discusses whether the M's will be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline and the promotion of outfield prospect Adam Jones
Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand talks about the Sidney Ponson pickup and runs through the Yanks' options leading up to the trade deadline

  Jul 13, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 13 de julio de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Jeffrey Ma of Protrade updates the latest player market trends with Mike and Cory
Mike and Cory break down the Aubrey Huff trade from a fantasy point of view

Around the Minors

West Tenn Diamond Jaxx third baseman Scott Moore on being named the Southern League All-Star Game MVP
Toledo Mud Hens outfielder Ryan Raburn talks about his play in the Triple-A All-Star Game
Iowa Cubs pitcher Rich Hill on pitching in the Triple-A All-Star Game
Syracuse SkyChiefs outfielder Kevin Barker talks about his performance in the Triple-A All-Star Game
Durham Bulls outfielder Kevin Witt talks about his MVP performance in the Triple-A All-Star Game

Baseball Today

Red Sox broadcaster Joe Castiglione talks about the Boston players in the All-Star Game, the injury to Curt Schilling and Jonathan Papelbon's development into a big-time closer
New York Times national baseball writer Jack Curry talks about the All-Star Game, the Aubrey Huff trade and the upcoming trade deadline
Red Sox second baseman Mark Loretta joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust
Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard on winning the 2006 Home Run Derby

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Reds GM Wayne Krivsky and manager Jerry Narron announce the acquisition of RHP Gary Majewski, LHP Bill Bray, SS Royce Clayton, IF Brendan Harris and RHP Daryl Thompson from the Nationals
New Nationals Austin Kearns and Felipe Lopez react to the trade after it was announced
Reds broadcaster Steve Stewart breaks down the eight-player trade with the Nationals and its immediate impact on the team
Nationals voice Charlie Slowes looks at the trade from the Washington point of view and where it fits in the team's plans
Astros voice Bill Brown talks about the acquisition of Aubrey Huff, the issues it addresses and where he will fit into the lineup.
Correspondent Brian McRae comments on the Nationals-Reds trade and the success of All-Star weekend

Under the Lights

Around the Minors host Jonathan Mayo talks about this past weekend's Futures Game and the Nats-Reds trade
Nationals reporter Bill Ladson discusses the trade with the Reds and other moves the team may make

  Jul 12, 2006
Around the Minors

Toledo Mud Hens GM Joe Napoli talks about the preparations for the Triple-A All-Star Game
Altoona Curve GM Todd Parnell talks about the preparations for the Eastern League All-Star Game
Charlotte Knights pitcher Heath Phillips on pitching in the White Sox organization and representing the International League in the Triple-A All-Star Game
Sports Weekly's Paul White talks about his experiences from attending every MLB Futures Game so far as well as this year's Triple-A All-Star Game
Nashville Sounds pitcher Ben Hendrickson on pitching for the Pacific Coast League in the Triple-A All-Star Game and his experience so far pitching in the big leagues
Minors reporter Kevin Czerwinski talks about B.J. Upton moving to third base for the Devil Rays after the trade of Aubrey Huff
New Britain Rock Cats pitcher Matt Garza on moving through the pitching-rich Twins system and being voted to the Eastern League All-Star game by the fans

  Jul 11, 2006
Baseball Brunch

Ed Randall and Billy Sample recap last night's Home Run Derby and look forward to the All-Star Game

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz are live from FanFest in Pittsburgh and look back at their "likes and dislikes" from their pre-Opening Day show

Baseball Today

Vinny Micucci and Jim Leyritz take questions from the live audience at FanFest in Pittsburgh

Town Hall Meeting

Commissioner Bud Selig sits with Seth Everett and answers questions from fans at FanFest in Pittsburgh

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Hall of Fame Reds catcher Johnny Bench talks about his experiences in 14 All-Star Games, the Reds' progress in 2006 and the MLB/DHL Hometown Heroes program
Ed Randall files a report from PNC Park

Under the Lights

Commissioner Bud Selig announces the extension of the MLB television contract with Fox and Turner Broadcasting
Vinny Micucci breaks down the National League lineup from PNC Park
Jim Leyritz joins the show from PNC Park and breaks down the American League lineup

All-Star Game Pregame Show

Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy talks about the excitement of hosting the All-Star Game and how the young Pirate players have developed over the course of the season
MLB Radio play-by-play man Billy Sample sets the scene at PNC Park
Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon talks about the excitement of being in his first All-Star Game
National League manager Phil Garner on managing tonight's game
Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon Webb talks about participating in the All-Star Game
Blue Jays closer B.J. Ryan talks about participating in the All-Star Game
Brewers closer Derrick Turnbow talks about participating in the All-Star Game

All-Star Game

Billy Sample, Brian McRae, Jim Leyritz and Darryl Hamilton present the 77th All-Star Game

  Jul 10, 2006
Baseball Brunch

Sharon Robinson, daughter of Jackie and representing the Jackie Robinson Foundation talks about her book Safe at Home, the Breaking Barriers program and her work in community relations for MLB

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Tom Casey and David A. Mandel Sr. of Sandcastle Technologies talk with Mike and Cory about the "MLB.com Shuffle" video game

Baseball Today

Orioles great and 19-time All-Star Cal Ripken Jr. reflects on playing in past Midsummer Classics, the home-field advantage question and his participation in the MLB/DHL Hometown Heroes Program

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Former big-league manager and player Lou Piniella on his new life as a broadcaster, the transition from player to manager and his playing days in New York
Former Pirates pitcher Doug Drabek talks about his glory days in Pittsburgh and the MasterCard "Win 500 Flights" sweepstakes
Under the Lights host Pete McCarthy has the latest from PNC Park prior to Home Run Derby
Baseball Today host Jim Leyritz updates the scene at PNC Park prior to Home Run Derby

Under the Lights

MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Mike Siano talks about David Wright bringing in teammate Paul Lo Duca to pitch to him in Home Run Derby
Ed Randall and Brian McRae report from PNC Park on some impending weather issues
Home Run Derby broadcasters Ed Randall and Billy Sample set the scene for Home Run Derby

Home Run Derby

Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard talks about winning the 2006 Home Run Derby
Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo talks about participating in the All-Star festivities
Tigers pitcher Kenny Rogers on getting the start for the American League
National League manager Phil Garner talks about the excitement in Pittsburgh surrounding the All-Star Game
Red Sox second baseman Mark Loretta on being a part of the All-Star Game and the differences between the American and National Leagues
White Sox DH Jim Thome talks about being selected to the All-Star team and Jermaine Dye's Home Run Derby performance
Former Pirates All-Star Dave Parker compares PNC Park to Three Rivers and how he would do in the new building
Rangers outfielder Gary Matthews Jr. on his spectacular catch last week and being an All-Star
Mets shortstop Jose Reyes talks about watching David Wright compete in the Derby and the Mets' solid first half
Twins catcher Joe Mauer talks about catching two All-Star pitchers and his first-half hitting
Mets third baseman David Wright on picking Paul Lo Duca as his pitcher for the Derby and how much different hitting in the Derby is from a game
Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon talks about his successful first half and his first All-Star appearance

  Jul 9, 2006
Around the Minors

Team USA catcher Kurt Suzuki on being selected to play, how he's improved defensively and the growth of baseball in his native Hawaii
World Team infielder Pablo Sandoval on the honor of playing in the Futures Game, changing his position and the adjustment from short-season to full-season ball

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz are live from All-Star FanFest in Pittsburgh, recapping Mets rookie Mike Pelfrey's Major League debut, the turnaround of Jose Valentin and the season-ending injury to Kerry Wood

Baseball Today

Della Britton Baeza, president and CEO of the Jackie Robinson Foundation talks about the Foundation's participation in FanFest, MLB celebrating Robinson's legacy every April 15 and the Foundation's latest success stories
Ed Randall reports from PNC Park on the upcoming Futures Game, its successful alumni, the beauty of PNC Park and the game's growing importance
Tom Casey and David A. Mandel, Sr. of Sandcastle Technologies talk more about their new video game "MLB.com Shuffle"

Futures Game Pregame Show

Angels prospect Howie Kendrick talks about the excitement surrounding the game
Futures Game manager Gary Carter spends a pregame moment with Jonathan Mayo
Padres prospect George Kottaras on being proud to play for the World Team and who he is looking forward to playing with during the game

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Hall of Famer Bob Feller talks about his experiences in eight All-Star appearances and evaluates the current Cleveland Indians
National Baseball Hall of Fame curator Ted Spencer explains what the Hall looks for in terms of building upon its memorabilia collection
Tim Benz of Fox Sports 970 in Pittsburgh talks Pirates baseball and answers questions from the crowd

Under the Lights

Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew talks about coming to Pittsburgh for this year's All-Star Game and how the game has changed over the years
Ed Randall and Brian McRae recap the Futures Game they just called at PNC Park
Junkball designer Kirk Bozigian and his son Colt explain how they came up with the idea and how it differs from a Wiffle Ball

Futures Game

MLB senior manager of Minor League operations Sylvia Lind explains how Futures Game players are selected, what the players do while in Pittsburgh and how the clubs are involved
Director Frank Marcos of the MLB Scouting Bureau discusses the development of Futures Game participants within their respective organizations
Team USA pitcher Jason Hirsh on representing the Astros in the Futures Game
Team USA pitcher Sean Smith on representing the Indians in the game
Team USA outfielder Billy Butler on being named Futures Game MVP
Team USA catcher Neil Walker talks about representing the hometown Pirates
Team USA outfielder Travis Buck on participating in the Futures Game and representing the A's
World Team pitcher Humberto Sanchez talks about representing the Tigers organization
World Team infielder Joey Votto on representing the Reds in the Futures Game
World Team outfielder Anderson Gomes on representing the White Sox in the Futures Game

  Jul 8, 2006
Around the Minors

MLB Sr. Manager of Minor League Operations Sylvia Lind talks about how MLB promotes the Futures Game, how the event was conceived and the process of working with the clubs

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz are live from FanFest in Pittsburgh and break down the effect of the Eric Gagne season-ending back injury and the Cardinals removing Sidney Ponson off the roster while taking questions from the crowd

Baseball Today

Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver shares his thoughts on the All-Star weekend, his experiences managing in past All-Star games and the current Orioles team

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Reds Futures Game representative Joey Votto on spending Spring Training with the big team and participating in both the Futures Game and the Southern League All-Star Game
Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda talks about his experiences in seven All-Star Games and winning both a World Series and a National League MVP in 1967
President Tom Casey and VP of business development David A. Mandel Sr. of Sandcastle Technologies explain the origins of the new video game "MLB.com Shuffle"
National reporter Barry Bloom weighs in on Barry Bonds' accomplishments and the outcome of the All-Star Game

Under the Lights

Mike Siano reports from PNC Park on the Home Run Derby lineup and makes his All-Star pick
Red Sox reporter Ian Browne talks about David Ortiz's recent hot streak and Tim Wakefield's health status

  Jul 7, 2006
Around the Minors

Pirates director of player development Brian Graham talks about the state of the team's farm system
Christy Frank of the Frank Foundation and Magical Builders on partnering with MLB in the renovation of a Boys and Girls Club community center

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Jeffrey Ma of Protrade talks about whose stock is rising and falling in the fantasy market

Baseball Today

Hunt Auctions president David Hunt talks about the various memorabilia items on display and up for auction at All-Star FanFest
Twins outfielder Torii Hunter discusses the Little League Urban Initiative he's involved in and the performances of youngsters like Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Hall of Fame pitcher Phil Niekro explains the art of the knuckleball and shares his favorite All-Star Game moments

Under the Lights

Former Pirates great Al Oliver on returning to Pittsburgh and remembering his playing days
Dodgers broadcaster Charley Steiner comments on Nomar Garciaparra's Final Man election to the All-Star Game and Eric Gagne's latest injury

  Jul 6, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Vinny Micucci and Cory Schwartz discuss the fantasy value of Carl Crawford, the offense displayed in the Indians-Yankees series, and the Jeff Weaver trade to the Cardinals

Around the Minors

Altoona Curve manager Tim Leiper on managing the South Division in the Eastern League All-Star Game
Reading Phillies pitcher Gio Gonzalez talks about representing the Phillies in the Futures Game and being selected for the Eastern League All-Star Game

Baseball Today

Orioles broadcaster Buck Martinez discusses the acquisition of Russ Ortiz, the emergence of Erik Bedard and Corey Patterson's recent performance
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist Bob Smizik talks about the citys reception to the All-Star Game, the disappointing season of Oliver Perez and the young pitching staff
Mets outfielder Xavier Nady joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondent Brian McRae takes a look at the state of the Pirates franchise and the future of Dusty Baker in Chicago
AL West correspondent Andrew Siciliano on whether Barry Zito is on the market and how trading Jeff Weaver will affect the Angels in the second half
All-Star managers Ozzie Guillen and Phil Garner break down their roster choices and explain their decisions

Under the Lights

Around the Minors host Lisa Winston previews the Futures Game and Mike Pelfrey's inaugural start this weekend
Central regional writer Jim Molony looks back at the month of June in the NL and AL Central

  Jul 5, 2006
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MLB.com Fantasy 411

Former Astros pitcher, manager and current broadcaster Larry Dierker talks about his all-time team as compiled in his new book My Team: Choosing My Dream Team from My Forty Years in Baseball

GM Corner

Twins GM Terry Ryan talks about the recent win streak, the performance of rookie pitcher Francisco Liriano and former assistant Wayne Krivsky as GM of the Reds

Baseball Today

Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer recaps the streak, facing Roger Clemens in his first start and the return of Jacque Jones
Rockies reporter Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean Report"
Tigers outfielder Marcus Thames joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

National writer Barry Bloom on the value of the All Star Game, the upcoming Collective Bargaining Agreement and the overall state of the game
Mets outfielder Xavier Nady looks at the team's lead in the NL East and explains the background behind his name
AL Central correspondent Daryl Ruiter talks about the strength in the division and the Final Man Vote leaders

Under the Lights

Author Leigh Montville talks about his book The Big Bam: The Life and Times of Babe Ruth, the work behind it and why he decided to take on such a project
Stayin' Hot co-host Seth Everett talks about Carlos Lee potentially being on the block at the trade deadline and Jose Canseco's return to independent-league baseball
National correspondent Ben Platt breaks down the month of June in the AL and NL West and the transactions some teams have made recently

  Jul 4, 2006
Under the Lights

Diamondbacks scribe Steve Gilbert talks about Jose Valverde's demotion to the Minor Leagues and Brandon Webb's thoughts on making the NL All-Star team

  Jul 3, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano goes over the All-Star rosters and looks at which players have proven to be fantasy bargains

Around the Minors

West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx manager Pat Listach talks about managing the North team in the Southern League All-Star Game
Iowa Cubs pitcher Randy Wells on being selected for the Southern League All-Star Game and then being promoted to Triple-A

Baseball Today

ESPN analyst Jayson Stark talks about the All-Star selections and roster, the red-hot Twins and the Cubs' continuing struggles
Central reporter Jim Molony on the Twins, Roger Clemens' first few starts and the reeling Cardinals
Diamondbacks catcher Johnny Estrada joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

A's pitcher Kirk Saarloos talks about staying in first place, facing the Tigers and having Frank Thomas around in the clubhouse
Diamondbacks third baseman Chad Tracy joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust
Mets broadcaster Ed Coleman recaps the team's struggles against the Red Sox and Yankees
Tigers broadcaster Dan Dickerson on the players who could have made the All-Star roster and the team's performance in Interleague Play
Sports Weekly's Paul White breaks down the All-Star rosters and comments on who got snubbed
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio files an update on the NL West

Under the Lights

MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Mike Siano talks about the All-Star selections and whether Alex Rodriguez is still a top fantasy pick
East regional writer Tom Singer breaks down the month of June in the AL and NL East and goes over some of the All-Star picks
National reporter Jim Street discusses his Fab 15 and Peek at the Week and offers his take on some of the All-Star selections