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MLB Radio Archives: 09/2006
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Around the Minors
MLB.com Fantasy 411
  Sep 29, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Jeffrey Ma of Protrade.com wraps up the regular season and selects his award winners

Baseball Today

Dave Check of MLB Productions talks about the features on the upcoming This Week in Baseball
Jason and Randy Sklar, hosts of ESPNs Cheap Seats talk about their beloved Cardinals' recent swoon, analyze Jim Leyritzs World Series moment and life as a comedy duo
Former Giant and Dodger Jose Cruz Jr. talks about the current playoff chase, his experience playing in a pennant race and the intensity of the Dodgers-Giants rivalry

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Mets broadcaster Ed Coleman discusses the impact of losing Pedro Martinez for the postseason and the team's level of confidence going in
Former Dodgers GM and host of GM Corner Fred Claire on the Padres' potential in the playoffs and how Pedro's injury affects the Mets
Former Twins infielder Denny Hocking talks about the way the Phillies have fallen off pace in the Wild Card hunt and breaks down the final weekend of the regular season

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the Week Carl Shimkin joins Pete in the studio to share his hopes for the Mets' postseason and to promote his blog "Inside Pitch"
National correspondent Ben Platt talks about the strength of the A's pitching staff, depth in the Padres' rotation and the Dodgers' chances of making the postseason
Central regional reporter Jim Molony discusses the Cardinals' recent struggles, the Astros' run at the NL Central and the Twins' chances of going all the way
East regional reporter Tom Singer on the Mets living without Pedro, the Yankees possibly without Randy Johnson and the Phillies' chances of winning the Wild Card

  Sep 28, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss how pennant races affect fantasy lineups in the final days of the season

Around the Minors

Sacramento River Cats manager Tony DeFrancesco talks about managing the Phoenix Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League this year
Twins director of Minor League operations Jim Rantz talks about the organization's young talent and hot prospects for next season
Huntsville Stars pitcher Steve Hammond on his achievements this past season and his experience playing fall ball last year

Baseball Today

Chicago Tribune columnist Phil Rogers talks about the White Sox's failure to make the postseason, the status of manager Ozzie Guillen and the chances of Jermaine Dye winning the MVP
San Jose Mercury News writer Chris Haft discusses the debate surrounding the Giants bringing back Barry Bonds, the status of manager Felipe Alou and the excitement of hosting the 2007 All-Star Game
Diamondbacks second baseman Craig Counsell joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Phillies broadcaster Chris Wheeler talks about the battle for the National League Wild Card spot
Correspondent Brian McRae breaks down the NL Central race and how the Mets' rotation shapes up with Pedro Martinez struggling
Midday host Casey Stern previews Friday's "Middie" awards show
Correspondent Sam Betesh reports on the AL West

Todd McFarlane Show

The Todd McFarlane Show for September 28, 2006

Under the Lights

Around the Minors host Jonathan Mayo talks about the upcoming Player and Pitcher of the Year nominations and takes a look at rookie sleepers for 2007
Hometown Heroes committee member Ken Shouler discusses the process of picking the nominees and takes a look at some of the surprise winners
YESNetwork.com Yankees reporter Jennifer Royle discusses the rotation for the playoffs and how Gary Sheffield is playing at first base

  Sep 27, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 27 de septiembre de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz compile their All-Disappointment Team for 2006

GM Corner

Mets assistant GM John Ricco on his teams chances in the postseason, Pedro Martinezs health and the organization's new Triple-A affiliation, the New Orleans Zephyrs
Philadelphia Daily News writer Paul Hagen talks about the impact the deadline trades had on the Phillies' late-season performance, the team's recent run at the NL Wild Card and Ryan Howard's standout season

Baseball Today

Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer talks about playing in the postseason for the fourth time in five seasons, riding the success of Johan Santana and the leadership of Torii Hunter
Rockies reporter Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean Report"

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Twins outfielder Lew Ford talks about clinching a playoff spot and campaigns for Justin Morneau to win the American League MVP
Cardinals reporter Matthew Leach talks about the team's losing streak and whether they will be able to hold off the Astros
National reporter Barry Bloom debates on who will win the NL Central, how that will affect playoff matchups and where Barry Bonds may play in 2007
Astros broadcaster Carl Dukes talks about the team's unbelieveable turnaround and whether it will be enough to overtake the Cardinals
Daryl Ruiter of WKNR radio in Cleveland reports on the AL Central

Under the Lights

Heiss the Fan from the MLB.com Midday show explains why Phillies fans are so pessimistic and previews the Grub Award as part of Friday's "Middies" presentation
National columnist Mike Bauman breaks down the Padres-Cardinals series and submits his pick for NL Central champion and the Wild Card
Reds reporter Mark Sheldon talks about the NL Central race and how quietly the club has crept back into contention
Mets reporter Marty Noble updates Pedro Martinez's status and what the club can do to overcome his recent ineffectiveness

  Sep 26, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz unveil their All-Surprise Team for 2006

Around the Minors

Tulsa Drillers manager Stu Cole chats about the past season and his upcoming stint as skipper of the Arizona Fall League's Grand Canyon Rafters
Lancaster JetHawks outfielder Cyle Hankerd talks about being named the Northwest Player of the Year in his first pro season out of USC

Baseball Today

FOX Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal talks about the Twins' chances in the postseason, the Cardinals' struggles down the stretch and who has the edge in the battle for the NL West
Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas talks about the Phillies' postseason chances, the great starting pitching down the stretch and the MVP season of Ryan Howard

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Astros broadcaster and former manager Art Howe talks about the turnaround in Houston and their chances of catching the Cardinals
Correspondent Brian McRae talks about the Cardinals losing ground in the NL Central race, the Twins clinching and David Wells' impact on the Padres
Twins broadcaster John Gordon on the team clinching and how the rotation stacks up for the postseason
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio reports on the NL East

Under the Lights

Baseball Today host Jim Leyritz remembers his experiences on winning teams down the stretch and gives his take on the Joe Girardi situation in Florida
Nationals reporter Bill Ladson discusses yesterday's train accident and updates Nick Johnson's condition
Padres reporter Lyle Spencer talks about David Wells' battle with gout and Trevor Hoffman breaking the all-time saves record

  Sep 25, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Jeffrey Ma of Protrade.com highlights some of the more active players on the market like Luke Scott and Rocco Baldelli

Around the Minors

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons GM Jeremy Ruby talks about his club's new Triple-A affiliation with the New York Yankees
Twins prospect and Team USA participant Kevin Slowey looks back at his season and the Olympic qualifiers, then looks forward to the Arizona Fall League season

Baseball Today

Angels reporter Mike Scarr talks about the team avoiding elimination in Oakland, the talent in the farm system and the need for another big hitter
ESPN reporter Jayson Stark discusses the Tigers making the postseason, Trevor Hoffman setting the all-time saves record and Roger Clemens potentially pitching his last game
Central regional reporter Jim Molony talks about the Tigers clinching a playoff spot, the Cardinals' disappointing play down the stretch and the Twins possibly getting in later tonight
Padres closer Trevor Hoffman joins Casey Stern on Midday to talk about setting the all-time career saves record

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand talks about Mike Mussina's health status and how the rotation stacks up for the playoffs
Sports Weekly's Paul White discusses Hoffman's record and breaks down potential playoff matchups
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio reports on the NL West

Under the Lights

Mike Siano of the MLB.com Fantasy 411 explains the concept of "pitch or ditch" and tries his hand at UTL's "Know Your Franchise" game
National reporter Jim Street updates his Fab 15 and talks about Trevor Hoffman's save record
Cardinals reporter Matthew Leach looks at Jim Edmonds' return and the ups and downs the team has endured this season

  Sep 22, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss the role of "pitch or ditch" in getting you through the final week and keepers for 2007 on a Freaky Friday edition

Around the Minors

MiLB.com correspondent John Wagner covers the International League
Tucson Sidewinders announcer Ryan Radtke reports on the Pacific Coast League
Akron Beacon-Journal writer Stephanie Storm has the latest on the Eastern League
West Tenn Diamond Jaxx announcer Ron Potesta checks out the Southern League
Arkansas Travelers announcer Phil Elson reports on the Texas League

Baseball Today

Dave Check of MLB Productions talks about the features on the upcoming This Week in Baseball
Indians pitcher C.C. Sabathia joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust
MLB.com Spanish-language reporter Jesse Sanchez talks about his story on Ozzie Virgil, the first Dominican player in the Major Leagues, on the 50th anniversary of his debut tomorrow

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Tigers pitcher Jason Grilli on the importance of winning the division and the leadership of Jim Leyland over the stretch run
National columnist Mike Bauman talks about the Yankees clubhouse dynamic and the fate of San Francisco Chronicle reporters Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams in the BALCO case
Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Wolff talks about the 50th anniversary of Don Larsens World Series perfect game this October
A's outfielder Nick Swisher on possibly clinching the AL West this weekend and the leadership of veteran Frank Thomas
Carl Dukes of KTRH radio in Houston reports on the NL Central

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the Week Paul Dzien discusses his lifelong affinity for the Cubs and promotes his role in the upcoming HBO documentary "Wait 'til Next Year"
YESNetwork.com reporter Jon Lane wraps up American League MVP week with his take on Derek Jeter's award credentials

  Sep 21, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss when and where to make transactions and the bumper crop of rookies in 2006 like Cory's favorite Jeremy Bonderman

Around the Minors

Rachel Robinson talks about the 60th anniversary of Jackie's lone season in the Minor Leagues and her participation in this year's Bricktown Showdown
MiLB.com writer Kevin Czerwinski runs down his list of breakout pitchers and players in 2006
International League president Randy Mobley recaps the Bricktown Showdown and why Oklahoma City was chosen as the venue
Tucson Sidewinders left fielder Scott Hairston on participating in the Bricktown Showdown and being named game MVP

Baseball Today

San Francisco Chronicle A's beat writer Susan Slusser talks about the return of Rich Harden, Frank Thomas' rebound season and the AL West race
Twins pitcher Boof Bonser talks about the big win over the Red Sox, the loose atmosphere in the clubhouse and learning from Johan Santana and Brad Radke
Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on the Cardinals inching closer to another division title, the injuries the team has suffered and potential playoff matchups

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Tigers broadcaster Rod Allen on talks about Magglio Ordonez's performance against the White Sox
Correspondent Brian McRae discusses the health of Buddy Bell and speculates on the mood in the Yankee clubhouse
Former Major League second baseman Mark McLemore remembers having Alex Rodriguez as a teammate and shares his thoughts on playoff matchups
Padres broadcaster Mark Grant talks about the Dodgers series and Trevor Hoffman closing in on Lee Smith's all-time saves record
Correspondent Sam Betesh reports on the AL West

Under the Lights

Around the Minors host Lisa Winston explains the reorganization of Minor League affiliates
Red Sox broadcaster Joe Castiglione joins the UTL AL MVP campaign and makes the case for David Ortiz
Orioles fan Craig Jefferson recounts today's "Free the Birds" protest at Camden Yards
Indians starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

  Sep 20, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 20 de septiembre de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz take a look at this season's breakout rookie class and who might fall victim to the sophomore jinx in 2007

GM Corner

Tim Donner of Talkin' Baseball on the passing of his co-host Syd Thrift
Columnist Bob Nightengale of USA Today shares his favorite Syd Thrift memory and talks possible managerial changes for teams like the Cubs and Nationals

Baseball Today

Recently-retired Yankee broadcaster Jim Kaat discusses leaving the Yankee broadcast booth, the current team and his future plans
Rockies reporter Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean Report"

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

As pitcher Kirk Saarloos talks about his 11-strikeout performance and looks forward to his first playoff opportunity
Twins reporter Kelly Theiser talks about the teams incredible play since June and Justin Morneaus impact down the stretch
National reporter Barry Bloom talks about Trevor Hoffmann's pursuit of Lee Smith's save record and his pick to win the NL West
Astros pitcher Roger Clemens addresses the media after making his last start of the year in Houston
Daryl Ruiter of WKNR radio reports on the AL Central

Under the Lights

Yankees first baseman Jason Giambi and outfielder Johnny Damon talk about clinching the AL East
Yankees manager Joe Torre talks about the club winning their 9th consecutive AL East title
White Sox reporter Scott Merkin joins the AL MVP campaign trail and goes over Jermaine Dye's chances of winning
Stayin' Hot's Seth Everett talks about the Yankees clinching the AL East and the Alex Rodriguez article in the latest Sports Illustrated

  Sep 19, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz explain how managers will use their rosters as the playoffs approach

Around the Minors

Vice President and COO of Minor League Baseball Pat O'Connor discusses the 2006 season and the Bricktown Showdown, i.e. the Triple-A Championship Game
Executive Director of the Oklahoma RedHawks John Allgood discusses the development of the Bricktown Showdown and the Jason Hart Award
Toledo Mud Hens outfielder Ryan Ludwick talks about coming back to Oklahoma for the Bricktown Showdown and his offseason plans

Baseball Today

New York Times reporter Jack Curry talks about the Mets clinching the NL East, which NL teams could challenge the Mets in the post-season and the White Sox's chances in the AL Central
Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Todd Zolecki talks about the Phillies' surprising Wild Card chase, the development of Cole Hamels and whether the Phillies could challenge the Mets if they make the postseason
Tigers broadcaster Jim Price talks about the big win over the White Sox on Monday, the leadership pitcher Kenny Rogers provides and Jim Leylands influence on the team

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Phillies broadcaster Scott Graham on how the team has come together in the final month and is making a push for a playoff berth
Dodgers first baseman James Loney talks about participating in the team's comeback against the Padres Monday night
Correspondent Brian McRae talks about the Dodgers' win and breaks down the Mets' possible playoff roster
MLB Radio host Ed Randall reports live from Shea Stadium the day after the Mets clinched the NL East
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio in Washington checks in on the NL East

MLB Radio Special

The First Annual Bricktown Showdown for the Triple-A Championship between the Toledo Mud Hens and the Tucson Sidewinders

Under the Lights

National correspondent Ben Platt talks about last night's comeback by the Dodgers
Twins reporter Kelly Thesier joins the show for the American League MVP campaign tour and gives her take on how Justin Morneau, Johan Santana and Joe Mauer are all solid candidates

  Sep 18, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss how you handle your roster in the closing weeks of the season and take a look at good-hitting pitchers

Around the Minors

Montgomery Biscuits pitcher Andrew Sonnanstine on winning the Southern League Championship and what it was like to anchor such a strong starting rotation
Buffalo Bisons manager Torey Lovullo talks about the club's late-season run at the playoffs and what impact the Arizona Fall League has on coaches and players alike
Lakewood BlueClaws manager Dave Huppert on the team winning their first South Atlantic League Championship in their six-year history
Round Rock Express pitcher Travis Driskill discusses the joys of playing baseball in his hometown, his memories of pitching in the Triple-A World Series and gives his scouting report on the Tucson Sidewinders in anticipation of the Bricktown Showdown

Baseball Today

Padres reporter Lyle Spencer talks about the Padres' big series with the Dodgers, Jake Peavy's turnaround and the emergence of Adrian Gonzalez
Central reporter Jim Molony talks about the Pirates' sweep of the Mets this weekend, previews the big White Sox-Tigers series and evaluates Tony LaRussas managerial status

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Mets broadcaster Ed Coleman updates Pedro Martinez's health status and explains why the team has problems hitting lefties
Sports Weekly's Paul White talks about Frank Thomas' season and whether the Mets should be worried about their inability to hit lefties
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio checks up on the NL West

Under the Lights

Mets outfielder Cliff Floyd speaks after the team clinches the NL East title
Mets manager Willie Randolph and senior executive VP Jeff Wilpon talk during the championship celebration
Mets winning pitcher Steve Trachsel on his performance and clinching the division
Mets third baseman David Wright talks about winning the NL East title
Mets manager Willie Randolph addresses the media after the division clincher
"Next Stop Shea" host Casey Stern talks about how the Mets came together this year en route to winning their first NL East title since 1988
MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Vinny Micucci on how a team clinching early may distribute playing time
A's reporter Mychael Urban joins the American League MVP campaign caravan and backs Frank Thomas' candidacy
National reporter Jim Street updates his Fab 15 and gives his take on what the Mets clinching the NL East means to the franchise

  Sep 15, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Jeffrey Ma of Protrade.com follows the rising and falling player stocks as usual, particularly players like Michael Cuddyer and Cody Ross

Around the Minors

Potomac Nationals broadcaster Dan Laing reports on the Carolina League
Daytona Cubs broadcaster Derek Ingram checks in from the Florida State League
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes announcer Rob Sinclair has an update from the California League
Dayton Dragons announcer Mike VanderWood talks about the Midwest League
Lakewood BlueClaws voice Ben Wagner reports on the South Atlantic League

Baseball Today

Dave Check of MLB Productions previews the latest This Week in Baseball
Rays manager Joe Maddon talks about Delmon Young's excellent start since being called up, the effect so far of the new ownership and the great things Carl Crawford and Rocco Baldelli have been doing in the lineup

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

White Sox broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson talks about the impact of Jermaine Dye and how the team is primed to make a run in the final two weeks
Diamondbacks outfielder Luis Gonzalez addresses the media on the club's decision not to pick up his option in 2007
Giants pitcher Mike Stanton on his team's push to secure a postseason spot, his time with the 1996 Rangers and his thoughts on baseball's role after 9/11

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the Week Felix Palao talks about the comments made by Derek Jeter and David Ortiz this week and his blog "Life as a Yankee Fan"
SNY host Steve Overmyer talks about Pedro Martinez's first start back from injury and who would be the third Mets starter in the postseason

Baseball Today

Padres reporter Lyle Spencer talks about the Padres' big series against the Dodgers, Jake Peavy's turnaround and the emergence of Adrian Gonzalez
Central reporter Jim Molony talks about the Pirates' sweep of the Mets over the weekend, previews the big White Sox-Tigers series and evaluates Tony LaRussa's job status

  Sep 14, 2006
Around the Minors

Kinston Indians pitcher Randy Newsom describes this week's wild finish to the Carolina League's Mills Cup
Astros assistant GM Ricky Bennett talks about the club's hot young prospects, how he approaches scouting and how he made the transition from the field to behind the scenes

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz present the first induction class to their new Hall of Fame

Baseball Today

Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench talks about the DHL Hometown Heroes campaign, the state of today's game and his days with the Reds
Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the team's push for the postseason, Francisco Liriano re-injuring his elbow and Johan Santana for a second Cy Young Award

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondent Brian McRae gives his take on the Liriano injury and the fight in the Royals dugout
Twins broadcaster and former pitcher Bert Blyleven breaks down Liriano's injury and its effect on the team
Correspondent Sam Betesh reports on the AL West

MLB Radio Special

Game 3 of the Midwest League Championship between the Kane County Cougars and the West Michigan Whitecaps

Under the Lights

Diamondbacks reporter Steve Gilbert discusses the club's decision not to pick up the option on Luis Gonzalez for next season
Jonathan Mayo of Around the Minors talks about how the pressure increases during the Minor League playoffs and gives his take on Alex Gordon's selection as Baseball America's Player of the Year
Red Sox reporter Ian Browne discusses how the weekend's series with the Yankees has not been a story and pitches in on the Derek Jeter vs. David Ortiz MVP debate
Los Angeles Times Angels beat writer Mike DiGiovanna talks about tonight's injury to Kelvim Escobar and whether the club can catch the A's in the AL West

  Sep 13, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

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

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz welcome Hideki Matsui back and take a look at the pitch or ditch possibilities from last week

GM Corner

Cardinals GM Walt Jocketty on last night's exciting finish, Mark Mulder's season-ending injury and the impact Preston Wilson has had on the team
Diamondbacks GM Josh Byrnes talks about the organization's young prospects, trading away Shawn Green and the tough decision on what to do with Luis Gonzalez in the offseason

Baseball Today

Braves reporter Mark Bowman talks about the end of the team's run of 14 consecutive division championships, what the future may hold and whether Andruw Jones is on the trading block
Rockies reporter Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean Report"
WFAN Yankees reporter Sweeny Murti on Hideki Matsui's amazing night coming back from injury, the Jeter vs. Ortiz MVP debate and the Yanks' possible pitching rotation

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

National reporter Barry Bloom talks about the career of Padres closer Trevor Hoffman
Yankees first baseman-outfielder Craig Wilson joins Players Talk Live presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust
Tigers broadcaster Dan Dickerson talks about the team's walk-off win and their recent struggles
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire talks about Liriano's injury after the game
Daryl Ruiter of WKNR radio reports on the AL Central

Under the Lights

Chicago Tribune writer Phil Rogers discusses his choice for American League MVP and talks about Francisco Liriano's injury
Reds reporter Mark Sheldon updates Ken Griffey Jr.'s health status and discusses whether this team can stay in the postseason race
Tigers reporter Jason Beck talks about how Placido Polanco is missed in the lineup and gives his take on why the club is struggling down the stretch

  Sep 12, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz recap Chris Carpenter's recent performance, the emergence of Michael Cuddyer and the way the rest of the Twins have been producing of late

Around the Minors

Portland Sea Dogs catcher George Kottaras discusses joining the organization and getting ready for the Eastern League Championship

Baseball Today

Fox Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal talks about the Wild Card chase in the National League, whether the Tigers can hold on in the AL Central and the plethora of emerging talent in the Majors in 2006
San Francisco Chronicle Giants beat writer Henry Schulman talks about the emergence of Matt Cain as a force in the rotation, whether Barry Bonds will return next season and the pitching of Jonathan Sanchez

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondent Brian McRae debates the American League MVP race between David Ortiz, Derek Jeter and Jermaine Dye
Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand talks about Hideki Matsui's return tonight and Mariano Rivera's health status
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio reports on the NL East

Under the Lights

Twins beat writer LaVelle Neal of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune talks about Francisco Liriano's return to the mound Wednesday night and the club's chances of securing a playoff spot
Astros reporter Alyson Footer updates the health status of Andy Pettitte and Adam Everett and discusses whether Craig Biggio is on his way out in Houston

  Sep 11, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz remember 9/11 and count down the final month of the season

Around the Minors

Editor-in-Chief of the Brooklyn Papers Gersh Kuntzman remembers his experiences from September 11, 2001 when he covered the NY-Penn League Championships
Former Cyclones pitcher Harold Eckert shares his memories of playing for Brooklyn on September 11, 2001

Baseball Today

Central reporter Jim Molony talks about the Twins' series win over the Tigers, whether the Tigers can hold on in the AL Central and whether the Reds made too many trades at the deadline

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

National columnist Mike Bauman reflects on how baseball helped the healing process in the aftermath of 9/11
Sports Weekly's Paul White discusses the state of the game since 9/11 and breaks down the AL Central playoff race
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio reports on the NL West
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East

Under the Lights

Cory Schwartz of the MLB.com Fantasy 411 talks about balancing fantasy baseball and football commitments in September and players worth holding onto in keeper leagues
National reporter Jim Street reflects on the 9/11 anniversary and talks about Anibal Sanchez's no-hitter last week

Minors Monday

Game 1 of the South Atlantic League Championship between the Lakewood BlueClaws and the Augusta GreenJackets

  Sep 8, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Jeffrey Ma of Protrade.com checks the market trends on players like Rich Hill and Anthony Reyes among others

Around the Minors

Correspondent John Wagner reports on the International League
Tennessean writer Maurice Patton checks up on the Pacific Coast League
Akron Beacon-Journal writer Stephanie Storm on the Eastern League
West Tenn Diamond Jaxx announcer Ron Potesta on the Southern League

Baseball Today

Dodgers reporter Ken Gurnick discusses how well Greg Maddux has worked out, their struggles with the Padres this year and whether they have enough to win in the postseason
Tigers reporter Jason Beck on Justin Verlander's performance, the key series against the Twins and the release of Dmitri Young
Braves catcher Brian McCann talks about his successful year at the plate, how hard it will be for the organization to possibly miss the postseason and playing for manager Bobby Cox

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Former Dodgers manager and Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda talks about the current team and how he got his teams to break out of a slump
Fox Sports analyst Mark Gubicza on the Dodgers' inconsistency and how the Padres have the best shot at making the playoffs
A's broadcaster Robert Buan joins the show from poolside in Las Vegas as he takes a look at the team heading down the stretch
Carl Dukes of KTRH radio reports on the NL Central

Under the Lights

MLBlogger of the Week Julie Wiskirchen talks about her blog and the Cardinals

  Sep 7, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Around the Minors host Jonathan Mayo joins Mike and Cory to discuss Anibal Sanchez's no-hitter and the September callups who can help their teams

Around the Minors

Auburn Doubledays manager Dennis Holmberg previews the New York-Penn League playoffs
St. Lucie Mets infielder Jonathan Malo talks about the 3-run homer he hit last night to send his team to the Florida State League Championship Series
Chattanooga Lookouts pitcher Calvin Medlock discusses the Southern League playoffs and getting used to a relief role

Baseball Today

Marlins broadcaster Tommy Hutton recaps the Anibal Sanchez no-hitter, the progress he has made and the upcoming series with the Phillies
New York Daily News writer Adam Rubin talks about the upcoming Dodgers-Mets series, how the Mets might set up their playoff rotation and the chance of Carlos Beltran winning the MVP
Twins broadcaster Dan Gladden discusses the imminent return of Francisco Liriano, Johan Santana's terrific season and the emergence of Michael Cuddyer

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Marlins broadcaster Rich Waltz on Anibal Sanchez's no-hitter
Correspondent Brian McRae talks about the Sanchez no-hitter and the NL pennant races
Correspondent Sam Betesh reports on the AL West

Under the Lights

Around the Minors host Lisa Winston talks about the way organizations handle pitchers in September
L.A. Daily News Dodgers beat writer Tony Jackson talks about the team chemistry in Los Angeles

  Sep 6, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 6 de septiembre de 2006

MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz take a look at the seven shutouts last night and which pitchers you can depend on in the final weeks of the season

GM Corner

Rangers scout Mel Didier remembers seeing Matt Garza at Fresno State and comments on his success coming out of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft
Nationals GM Jim Bowden discusses Ramon Ortiz's recent pitching performance, how Alfonso Soriano has developed over the season and how they plan to build the franchise

Baseball Today

USA Today's Bob Nightengale talks about the Wild Card races in both leagues, whether Francisco Lirianos return will help the Twins make the postseason and whether the Dodgers can hold on and win the NL West
Rockies reporter Thomas Harding presents the "Feelin' Good, Feelin' Clean Report"
Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis joins Players Talk presented by MLBPLAYERS.com and the Players Trust

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Cubs second baseman Ryan Theriot talks about playing for the team he followed as a child and his hitting of late
National reporter Barry Bloom discusses potential playoff matchups and who may surprise people in October
Correspondent Mike Petraglia reports on the AL East
Daryl Ruiter of WKNR radio in Cleveland checks out the AL Central

Under the Lights

Marlins pitcher Anibal Sanchez addresses the media after no-hitting the Diamondbacks
Marlins manager Joe Girardi talks about how special no-hitters are and recalls some he caught
Marlins reporter Joe Frisaro on the no-hitter and Joe Girardi's status with owner Jeffrey Loria
Stayin' Hot's Seth Everett talks about Sanchez's no-no and Randy Johnson taking one into the 7th inning versus the Royals
Newark Star-Ledger Yankees beat writer Ed Price discusses Randy Johnson's outing and the team's health status

  Sep 5, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz discuss the stretch drive and how to handle it with respect to your fantasy lineups

Around the Minors

Kinston Indians pitcher Chuck Lofgren looks forward to the upcoming Carolina League playoffs
Trenton Thunder manager Bill Masse talks about the Eastern League playoffs

Baseball Today

Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy talks about the Red Sox's bad month of August, how the rash of injuries affected the team and the prospects in the organization
Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman talks about his longtime relationship with Jim Leyritz, the team's recent West Coast trip and what Ken Griffey Jr.'s injury could do to the stretch run

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand talks about Chien-Ming Wang's emergence as an ace and Hideki Matsui's return
Correspondent Brian McRae weighs in on the National League MVP debate and the Yankees-Royals series
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio reports on the NL West
Marc Sterne of WTEM radio in Washington reports on the NL East

Under the Lights

Baseball Today's Jim Leyritz gives his take on the MVP race in the American League and what it means to be a September call-up
West correspondent Ben Platt checks up on the AL and NL West divisions and who may be poised to make a run down the stretch
Phillies reporter Ken Mandel looks at Ryan Howard's MVP campaign and how the demeanor of the club has changed since the trade deadline

  Sep 4, 2006
Under the Lights

MLB.com Fantasy 411 host Mike Siano talks about the beleaguered Boston offense and gears up for the final stretch in fantasy leagues
Central regional reporter Jim Molony has the latest on the AL and NL Central division and how injuries have affected the Brewers
National reporter Jim Street runs down his Fab 15 and Peek at the Week, looking at some of the upcoming matchups

  Sep 1, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Jeffrey Ma of Protrade discusses the rising and falling stock in players like Jermaine Dye and Matt Cain, among others

Around the Minors

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

Baseball Today

Royals rookie pitcher Ryan Braun looks forward to making his Major League debut and talks about his experience with the other prospects in the organization
Baseball historian John Thorn talks about the DHL Hometown Heroes vote and why baseball is different statistically from other sports
New York Football Giants senior VP and general manager Ernie Accorsi talks about his passion for baseball, what he learned about the game in the Orioles front office and the parallels between baseball and football

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Sun-Sentinel columnist Mike Berardino talks about the surprising young Marlins and whether Joe Girardi will be the manager in 2007
A's right fielder/first baseman Nick Swisher talks about the team's hot week and how Frank Thomas has helped both on and off the field
Reds pitcher Todd Coffey on having new faces in the bullpen and what it will take to win the NL Wild Card
National columnist Mike Bauman breaks down the NL Wild Card race and the addition of Phil Nevin to the Twins
Carl Dukes of KTRH radio in Houston reports on the NL Central

Under the Lights

Houston Chronicle reporter Brian McTaggart discusses Brandon Backe's injury and whether Roger Clemens has declined at all
MLBlogger of the Week Paul Lebowitz discusses his blog "Prince of New York" and discusses the Yankees' problems with Carl Pavano
East regional reporter Tom Singer presents his monthly NL/AL East report and looks at the devastating injuries the Red Sox have endured the last two weeks