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

Kansas City Royals Senior Director of Scouting Deric Ladnier talks about his team's hot prospects who are playing in the AFL
Executive Director of the AFL Steve Cobb recaps the Rising Stars Showcase
Scottsdale Scorpions third baseman Mark Reynolds on playing in his first AFL season

Baseball Today

Tigers reporter Jason Beck examines whether the long layoff was a factor for the Tigers in the World Series, whether Joel Zumaya will take over the closer's role next season and whether Barry Bonds could give the team an offensive boost
Jason and Randy Sklar, hosts of ESPNs Cheap Seats talk about their prediction prior to the postseason that their beloved Cardinals would win the World Series
Cardinals reporter Matthew Leach discusses the solid performance of the young bullpen in the postseason, what the starting rotation might look like next spring and whether the team will add another hitter

Arizona Fall League

The Grand Canyon Rafters and Phoenix Desert Dogs meet in the opener of the day's AFL doubleheader

Under the Lights

Heiss the Fan stops by to extol the good points of celebrating Halloween and talks about his meeting with Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard
San Diego Union-Tribune reporter Tim Sullivan talks about the managerial search to replace Bruce Bochy and how Mike Piazza could still return to the club in 2007 despite his option being declined
White Sox reporter Scott Merkin looks at who might be tradeable in the offseason and gives his take on Lou Piniella taking the job with the crosstown Cubs

Arizona Fall League

The Peoria Saguaros take on the Scottsdale Scorpions in the nightcap of our AFL doubleheader

  Oct 30, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Mike Siano and Cory Schwartz wrap up the World Series while Cory updates his "List of 12" for 2007

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

National reporter Barry Bloom explains how being a contributor to Stayin Hot for three seasons has made him a better person and a more productive member of society
Astros broadcaster Carl Dukes talks about Darryl's new job with the Commissioner's Office and how being a regular on Stayin' Hot has helped his career
Super Producer Danny G on how his Mets fell victim to the hex and how Bone was right and he was wrong

Arizona Fall League

The Scottsdale Scorpions visit the Peoria Javelinas in an Arizona Fall League matchup

Under the Lights

Arizona Fall League play-by-play annnouncer Russ Langer talks about MLB.com's coverage of the Arizona Fall League and how the league helps out prospects
Chicago Tribune national writer Phil Rogers discusses the offseason Hot Stove topics and where the Cubs and White Sox fit in

  Oct 27, 2006
Around the Minors

University of North Carolina-Charlotte coach Loren Hibbs shares his memories coaching Erik Walker
Hudson Valley Renegades GM Dave Burke remembers Erik Walker
Hudson Valley Renegades pitching coach Dick Bosman remembers Erik Walker
Devil Rays scout Brad Matthews remembers how the team discovered Erik Walker

Baseball Brunch

St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Joe Strauss talks about the current weather conditions, how the Cardinals intend to approach Game 5 and how Tony La Russa has had a loose personality during the postseason
Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo talks about participating in the Japan All-Star Series and how he is preparing for it physically
Tigers manager Jim Leyland talks with the media before Game 5
Cardinals skipper Tony La Russa holds his usual pregame press conference
Tigers catcher Pudge Rodriguez talks pregame about trying to break out of his offensive funk and how gratifying it is to be part of a turnaround from 119 losses in 2003

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondents Casey Stern and Ed Randall discuss the Tigers' costly miscues in Game 4, how the weather might affect the game and the Cardinals' dismal history with 3-1 series leads
Correspondent Ed Randall talks about Curtis Granderson's slip in center field which led to a David Eckstein double and the Cardinals' overall hot hitting with two outs
Columnist Mike Bauman discusses possible reasons World Series television ratings are down, the Tigers' rise to the postseason and how both managers are pushing the right buttons
"Warmin' Up with John Franco" takes a look at the success of the Cardinals starting pitchers, the good effort by Jeremy Bonderman in Game 4 and how Tigers pitchers are making so many errors
Insider Denny Hocking on the errors by the Tigers pitchers, the youth on the Detroit staff and whether they should have started Kenny Rogers in Game 5
Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols on why Tony La Russa attracts some unfair criticism, how the starters have inspired confidence and his own approach at the plate

Baseball Today

Cardinals owner William DeWitt, General Manager Walt Jocketty, manager Tony La Russa and first baseman Albert Pujols accept the 2006 World Series trophy and Cardinals shortstop David Eckstein accepts the 2006 World Series MVP trophy
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa and World Series MVP David Eckstein talk about the long convoluted path to where they are now
Cardinals pitcher Jeff Weaver on his performance in Game 5 and how far he has come since arriving in St. Louis
Cardinals shortstop David Eckstein chats with Casey Stern about winning Series MVP and what it took to get there
Cardinals outfielder Preston Wilson chats with Casey Stern about winning his first World Series
Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter talks about the team's strong pitching in the postseason
Cardinals pitcher Anthony Reyes talks about the strong veteran leadership on the club that has propelled them to this point
Tigers manager Jim Leyland discusses the progress of his club to this point and whether the long layoff really did have any effect
Correspondent Casey Stern wrap up all the action from Game 5 at Busch Stadium

  Oct 26, 2006
Baseball Brunch

Correspondent Ed Randall gives an update on the weather, the field conditions at Busch Stadium and what the forecast could be for Friday
New Cubs manager Lou Piniella talks about the effect of the long layoff on the Tigers, his new position and the challenges he faces
Tigers manager Jim Leyland addresses the media prior to Game 4
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa talks with the media before Game 4

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondents Casey Stern and Ed Randall discuss how the Game 4 rainout affects the starting pitchers, which of them might have an advantage and the changes made to the Tigers lineup
Weather Channel meteorologist Ken Boone gives an update on the current weather in the St. Louis area, if Game 4 will be played and what the forecasts for the next few days may present
ESPN analyst Dusty Baker talks about the long layoff's impact on the Tigers, Tony La Russa's handling of the Kenny Rogers controversy and his plans for 2007
Correspondents Casey Stern and Brian McRae set the scene for Game 4 and how players will adjust to the weather
"Warmin' Up with John Franco" looks at the approach players may take after the rainout, what it could do for Jeff Suppan and how consistent Jeremy Bonderman has been all season
Correspondent Brian McRae on the players' reaction to the rainout, the Tigers' struggles at the plate and solid performances by the Cardinals' starters
Insider Art Howe explains how managers handle rainouts in the clubhouse, how the delay could affect the Cardinals' momentum and whether he would start Kenny Rogers in Game 5 if Detroit drops behind 3-1 in the Series
1986 World Series hero Mookie Wilson talks with Casey Stern about the emotional NLCS Game 7, seeing son Preston in his first World Series and his own Series memories
Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan on how the rainout affects his staff, Jeff Suppan's success in the postseason and the staff's approach to slowing down the Tigers' hitters
Tigers great Willie Horton talks with Ed Randall about his role in the Tigers' front office, how the team has rebounded from their 119-loss season in 2003 and the Tigers' 1968 World Series victory over the Cardinals
Tigers hitting coach Don Slaught talks with Ed Randall about the team trying to break out of its slump, why both teams haven't exactly lit it up offensively and the challenges he faced in his first year as a hitting coach

Baseball Today

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa on David Eckstein's clutch hitting and what has sparked the team's turnaround from the end of the regular season
Cardinals shortstop David Eckstein and closer Adam Wainwright talk about their 4-for-5 and game-winning performances respectively
Tigers manager Jim Leyland on how the wet field may have affected his team defensively and the errors his pitchers have made in the Series
Correspondent Brian McRae reports on the Cardinals being one win away from taking the whole thing

  Oct 25, 2006
Baseball Brunch

Tigers broadcaster Rod Allen talks about Joel Zumaya's errant throw in Game 3 and whether the team had too much time off between the ALCS and World Series
Devil Rays broadcaster and former Cardinal Joe Magrane remembers the 1987 World Series versus the Twins and talks about the way this year's Series has developed so far
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa addresses the media prior to Game 4 and talks about how big Jeff Suppan has been in the postseason
Tigers manager Jim Leyland talks to the media about falling behind in the Series and whether the long layoff hurt the club

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Tigers reliever Joel Zumaya talks about the throwing error that led to two runs in Game 3
Tigers shortstop/first baseman Carlos Guillen discusses the lineup change prior to Game 4 and how the team has faith in starter Jeremy Bonderman
Correspondent Casey Stern wraps up Game 3 from St. Louis
Correspondents Casey Stern and Brian McRae preview Game 4 and talk about the weather possibly pushing it back a day or more
Peter McCarthy and John Franco discuss Chris Carpenter's stellar performance in Game 3, Zumaya's error and which bullpen is better
National reporter Barry Bloom discusses the new labor deal and how the 1994 strike may have helped get it done faster
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard accept the 2006 Hank Aaron Award for their respective leagues from Aaron and Commissioner Bud Selig
Insider Mark McLemore weighs in on the Kenny Rogers flap and how the Tigers' lineup has struggled so far in the Series

  Oct 24, 2006
Around the Minors

Milwaukee Brewers Director of Scouting Jack Zduriencik breaks down the top prospects' development through the season and AFL and looks at which players he thinks will make a big impact in 2007
Peoria Saguaros pitcher T.J. Beam on how he expects to improve his game playing in the AFL and what it means to be playing at home in Scottsdale

Baseball Brunch

KFNS Radio talk show host John Marecek talks about fans' reaction to Kenny Rogers in St. Louis, the reaction to Tony LaRussas decision not to challenge the ruling and if LaRussa needs to win the World Series to validate his legacy in the Gateway City
Chicago Tribune writer Phil Rogers talks about the fan reaction to the World Series in Chicago, the similarities between the 05 White Sox and the 06 Tigers and how the AL Central will shape up in 2007
Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado, joined by MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, accepts the 2006 Roberto Clemente Award in a press conference live from Busch Stadium
Commissioner Bud Selig and MLBPA Executive Director Donald Fehr announce a new five-year labor agreement live from Busch Stadium
Insider John Franco and Peter McCarthy talk about Kenny Rogers' postseason success, the controversy surrounding what was on his hand and the 1988 NLCS incident that saw Jay Howell suspended for having pine tar in his glove on the "Warmin' Up with John Franco" segment
Tigers manager Jim Leyland does the pregame drill from Busch Stadium
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa addresses the media before Game 3

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondents Casey Stern and Brian McRae discuss how the home crowd can help Chris Carpenter, the postseason success of Tigers starter Nate Robertson and whether the Cardinals bullpen will play a role in Game 3

Baseball Today

Tigers manager Jim Leyland talks with the media after Game 3
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa talks with the media after Game 3 and explains why he has not named a Game 5 starter
Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter talks with the media about his Game 3 performance and why the Cardinals have been able to shut down the Tigers' big hitters
Cardinals center fielder Jim Edmonds discusses his 2-RBI performance in Game 3
Correspondent Brian McRae gives his take on what cost the Tigers Game 3 and what made Carpenter so effective
Correspondent Ed Randall takes a look at the lack of production from key Tigers hitters in Game 4 and what they have to do to right themselves

  Oct 23, 2006
Baseball Brunch

USA Today writer Bob Nightengale talks about the Tigers tying up the Series 1-1 going into St. Louis and the performance of Kenny Rogers in Game 2
Insider John Franco talks about whatever it was on Kenny Rogers' hand and what effect pine tar would have on a breaking ball

Baseball Today

Insider Denny Hocking talks about the Rogers controversy, how he has changed the way he pitches this postseason and how the Cardinals have won games despite Chris Carpenter not pitching his best
Sports Illustrated writer Jon Heyman comments on the tentative five-year labor agreement and why World Series ratings are down

Arizona Fall League

Mesa Solar Sox at Phoenix Desert Dogs for October 23, 2006

  Oct 22, 2006
Baseball Brunch

Cardinals reporter Matthew Leach discusses Anthony Reyes' Game 1 performance, the controversy surrounding Tony La Russa and Scott Rolen and La Russa's place in baseball history
Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy talks about the 1968 World Series and the impact of the Tigers on a troubled city both then and now
Tigers manager Jim Leyland chats with the media before Game 2
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa addresses the media prior to Game 2
Tigers DH Sean Casey talks to the media before Game 2

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondents Casey Stern and Brian McRae discuss how the cold temperatures could affect the game, the Tigers' lack of patience against Anthony Reyes and the pitching matchups for Game 2
Peter McCarthy and insider John Franco on Reyes' Game 1 gem, the possibility the Tigers' bats were affected by the layoff and Justin Verlander slightly changing his pitching repertoire
Insider Art Howe on Reyes, the Cards looking more relaxed at the plate and what the Tigers must do to win Game 2
White Sox first baseman Jim Thome talks with the media on receiving the 2006 Comeback Player of the Year Award
Former Tigers manager Sparky Anderson on being the only manager to win World Series in both leagues

Baseball Today

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa talks about his club's reputed trouble facing lefties and taking a split in Detroit
Tigers manager Jim Leyland discusses Kenny Rogers' season so far and the substance on Rogers' pitching hand in the first inning
Tigers starter Kenny Rogers describes what was on his hand and the difference between this postseason and past postseasons for him
Tigers first baseman Carlos Guillen and outfielder Craig Monroe talks about their productive nights after Game 2
Umpire supervisor Steve Palermo talks about the mud on Kenny Rogers' hand in Game 2
Correspondent Ed Randall wraps up the Tigers' Game 2 win and talks about Craig Monroe moving up in the lineup
Correspondent Brian McRae looks at the Cards' loss and why they did not want to make the Kenny Rogers controversy into a major issue

  Oct 21, 2006
Baseball Brunch

ESPN.com writer Jerry Crasnick talks about the atmosphere at Comerica Park, two midwest teams in the World Series and the excellent job Dave Dombrowski has done in rebuilding the Tigers organization
Tigers reporter Jason Beck on how the Tigers tried to stay ready during the layoff, how they might approach pitching to Albert Pujols and being picked as favorites in the Series
Tigers manager Jim Leyland talks with the media just before Game 1
Cardinals skipper Tony La Russa takes questions from the media before Game 1
Cardinals outfielder Preston Wilson chats with Ed Randall before Game 1

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondents Casey Stern and Brian McRae discuss the long layoff for the Tigers, the pressure on Cardinals starter Anthony Reyes and why Tony LaRussa chose Reyes over Jason Marquis
Peter McCarthy and insider John Franco break down the powerful Tigers rotation, Kenny Rogers' turnaround this year and the success of the Cardinals starters in the postseason
Tigers third-base coach Gene Lamont on his first World Series, his big-league career and working with manager Jim Leyland in Pittsburgh and Detroit
Tigers first baseman Sean Casey talks with Ed Randall about coming back from his injury in the ALCS and possibly returning to the lineup in time for Game 3

Baseball Today

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa talks about the effectiveness of starter Anthony Reyes and how important it was to win Game 1 of the World Series
Tigers skipper Jim Leyland stands by his decision to pitch to Albert Pujols in the third inning of Game 1
Cardinals third baseman Scott Rolen and first baseman Albert Pujols talk about their Game 1 performances and how Anthony Reyes came through big
Correspondent Ed Randall examines what went wrong for the Tigers in Game 1 and how they can bounce back
Correspondent Brian McRae on Rolen and Pujols' solid start at the plate, Reyes' outing and taking at least one away game in the Series

  Oct 20, 2006
Around the Minors

Phoenix Desert Dogs pitcher Marcus McBeth compares his AFL experiences from last year to this year along his path to becoming a Major League hurler
Phoenix Saguaros pitcher Gio Gonzalez talks about pre-game routine and what he does in his spare time

Baseball Brunch

Boston Herald reporter Tony Massarotti talks about the difference in talent between the American and National leagues and debates whether the Red Sox will move Manny Ramirez
Tigers manager Jim Leyland talks about Kenny Rogers' postseason performance so far, how the Tigers have gone from underdogs to World Series favorites and announces that Justin Verlander will start Game 1
Tigers Game 1 starter Justin Verlander on how the team will still consider themselves as underdogs and how working with Ivan Rodriguez has helped his development
Correspondent Ed Randall looks at how the Tigers stack up and whether the week off will help them

Baseball Today

Correspondent Ed Randall talks about the long layoff for the Tigers and their attitude going into Game 1
Tigers shortstop Carlos Guillen catches up with correspondent Ed Randall

  Oct 19, 2006
Baseball Brunch

St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Rick Hummel on how the Cardinals' fielders line up against Carlos Beltran, Jeff Suppan's ability to come through in big games and the relationship between Scott Rolen and Tony La Russa
Mets reporter Marty Noble on Jose Reyes' talent, the hard-fought nature of the series and David Wright's postseason struggles
Arizona Fall League executive director Steve Cobb discusses what the league has done for baseball, the alumni that have made it to the Majors and the creation of the league's Hall of Fame
Mets manager Willie Randolph talks to the media before Game 7
Cardinals skipper Tony La Russa addresses the media before Game 7

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondent Casey Stern and insider John Franco talk about the uncertainty surrounding Oliver Perez starting Game 7, the unpredictable nature of the series so far and the mental toughness a closer needs in a postseason game
Insider Art Howe on his new job as third-base coach for the Phillies, the Mets' ability to win games on the depth of their bullpen and whether the Cardinals have the advantage off the bench
Correspondent Brian McRae talks about the Cards' missed opportunity to close out the series in Game 6, how important it is for both teams to get a lead and whether Albert Pujols is pressing in the series

Baseball Today

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa on how good a series it was and how the pitching staff was instrumental in the win
Cardinals pitcher and series MVP Jeff Suppan looks back on his two stellar starts while catcher Yadier Molina talks about his Game 7-winning home run
Mets manager Willie Randolph talks about Oliver Perez's impressive outing and the missed opportunities to score runs in Game 7
Casey Stern and John Franco wrap up the NLCS from Shea Stadium
Correspondent Brian McRae on how great a series it was and how the Cardinals pulled out Game 7

  Oct 18, 2006
Baseball Brunch

Insider Fred Claire breaks down the process of hiring a manager during the postseason and offers his thoughts on the current postseason
Chicago Tribune writer Paul Sullivan talks about the reaction to the Cubs' hiring of Lou Piniella as manager, what type of payroll he will have to work with and the status of Kerry Wood
Mets manager Willie Randolph talks to the media before Game 6
Mets outfielder Shawn Green talks to the media prior to NLCS Game 6
Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa chats with the media in a pregame press conference at Shea Stadium

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondent Casey Stern and insider John Franco report from Shea Stadium and talk about the Cardinals having momentum and Chris Carpenter for Game 6 and what the Mets could expect from John Maine
Insider Mark McLemore talks about the competitive balance in baseball, whether the Mets have any pressure in Game 6 and the managerial performance of Tony LaRussa in the series
Correspondent Brian McRae looks at who might be under more pressure in Game 6, the status of Albert Pujols' hamstring and the Mets not naming a Game 7 starter

Baseball Today

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa on the team failing to clinch the pennant in Game 6 and what a Game 7 means to its participants
Mets manager Willie Randolph talks about John Maine building confidence after getting out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning and how big the offense was in the 7th
Mets pitcher John Maine, shortstop Jose Reyes and catcher Paul Lo Duca discuss their contributions in the Game 6 win
Correspondent Casey Stern and insider John Franco talk about John Maine settling in after the first inning and Billy Wagner's 9th-inning struggles
Correspondent Brian McRae breaks down Chris Carpenter's outing and looks at the decision to start ailing Scott Rolen at third base

  Oct 17, 2006
Around the Minors

Mesa Solar Sox pitchers and top Mets prospects Mike Pelfrey and Phillip Humber recap their season and talk about their first week in the AFL

Baseball Brunch

St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Bryan Burwell talks about his article regarding Albert Pujols, the postseason performance of Jeff Weaver and how knowledgeable Cardinal fans are about baseball
Josh Prager, author of the book Echoing Green, talks about the reasons the 1951 playoff series between the Dodgers and Giants is still so captivating, the people he interviewed to complete the book and what made the Polo Grounds so special
New Cubs manager Lou Piniella is introduced to the Chicago media
Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan talks about his staff in a pregame press conference at Busch Stadium

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondents Brian McRae and Casey Stern report from St. Louis on the keys for tonight's starting pitchers, Albert Pujols' post-Game 1 comments about Tom Glavine and the importance of Game 5 to both teams
Tigers broadcaster Dan Dickerson talks about the debate surrounding who should go first in the World Series rotation and the team's ability to win and advance to the World Series
Insider Denny Hocking on who has more pressure in Game 5, the significance of Pujols' hamstring injury and the Mets rotation the rest of the series
Insider John Franco talks about who might benefit most from the rainout, Glavine's solid postseason performance and the Mets needing David Wright to step up more

Baseball Today

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa speaks about getting an advantage in the NLCS and SP Jeff Weavers good start
Cardinals starter Jeff Weaver talks about his second quality start in the NLCS and pinch-hitter Chris Duncan speaks about his home run off the bench
Mets manager Willie Randolph talks about his club facing adversity now being down 3-2 in the NLCS
Correspondents Casey Stern and Brian McRae talk about how the Mets let Jeff Weaver off the hook early in the game

  Oct 16, 2006
Baseball Brunch

New York Daily News reporter Adam Rubin talks about the possble effects of a Game 5 rainout, the Mets' big win in Game 4 and Oliver Perez's solid pitching performance
Hall of Fame former Tigers broadcaster Ernie Harwell on the current Tigers team reaching the World Series, the 1968 World Championship team and how a team can uplift a community like it did in '68
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa talks to the media at Busch Stadium
Mets manager Willie Randolph talks to the media at Busch Stadium

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondent Casey Stern reports from Busch Stadium on the Game 5 rainout, whether the extra day of rest will benefit Tom Glavine or Jeff Weaver and whether the Mets have broken out of their hitting slump
Weather Channel meteorologist Mike Bettes talks about the rainout and whether the weather will improve for Tuesday in St. Louis and the rest of the series in New York

  Oct 15, 2006
Baseball Brunch

Former Tigers GM and current Executive Director of the Atlantic League Joe Klein talks about the Tigers impact on the city, his experiences in player development and his role with the Atlantic League
Former Cardinals pitcher Al Hrabosky talks about controversy surrounding Albert Pujols' comments, how the young pitchers have made an impact in the series and the team not having any pressure this postseason
Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa talks with the media before Game 4 of the NLCS
Mets skipper Willie Randolph chats with the media before Game 4

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Insider John Franco talks about the Mets' Game 3 loss and how Darren Oliver saved their bullpen
Correspondents Casey Stern and Brian McRae preview NLCS Game 4 and debate whether the Cardinals now have the advantage
Insider Art Howe on the Tigers sweeping the A's in the ALCS and tonight's Game 4 of the NLCS
Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski addresses the media following last nights pennant clincher and credits manager Jim Leyland with helping make it possible

Baseball Today

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa talks to the media following the Game 4 loss and updates Jim Edmonds' health status
Mets manager Willie Randolph on seeing the bats wake up and tying the NLCS
Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado and center fielder Carlos Beltran discuss how the offense came together in Game 4 and how important it was to tie the series
Correspondents Casey Stern and Brian McRae wrap up Game 4 with an eye on the weather forecast for Game 5

  Oct 14, 2006
Baseball Brunch

Mets broadcaster Gary Cohen talks about the tough Game 2 loss, how the Mets bullpen could be affected the rest of the series and the impact of Albert Pujols' comments regarding Tom Glavine
USA Today reporter Bob Nightengale talks about the postseason resurgence of Kenny Rogers, the Cubs' potential managerial candidates and the Tigers remaining contenders because of their farm system
Tigers manager Jim Leyland addresses the media prior to Game 4

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Insider John Franco talks about the Mets' Game 2 loss, how the Cardinals hitters stepped up offensively and the possibility that the Mets bullpen may be overworked
Insider Mark McLemore talks about Eric Chavez's struggles in the series, the performance of the Tigers pitching staff and the Cards' ability to come back in Game 2
Correspondent Ed Randall reports live from Comerica Park and talks about the Tigers pitchers ability to shut down the As hitters and the questions surrounding manager Ken Machas starting rotation for the series
Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander chats with Ed Randall at Comerica Park

Baseball Today

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa talks to the media after their Game 3 win
Cardinals pitcher Jeff Suppan talks about his eight scoreless innings en route to a Game 3 win
Cardinals third baseman Scott Spiezio looks at the difference in approach between starting and coming off the bench
Correspondents Casey Stern and Brian McRae debate who has the edge in Game 4 of the NLCS

  Oct 13, 2006
Baseball Brunch

Cardinals reporter Matthew Leach talks about Jeff Weaver's solid pitching performance, the Mets' aggressive approach to Albert Pujols and which players will have to step up offensively
Former Tigers great Willie Horton talks about the current team, how the city of Detroit has embraced it and how GM Dave Dombrowski has stabilized baseball operations

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Correspondent Ed Randall reports from Detroit on the cold weather forecast for Game 3, whether anyone has an advantage as a result and the questions surrounding A's starter Rich Harden
Insider Denny Hocking talks about Weaver's solid outing in Game 1, the pressure on the Cardinals in Game 2 and his memories of Cory Lidle
Insider John Franco on Carlos Beltrans' clutch home run, how Tom Glavine continues to be a savvy pitcher in big games and what the Mets hope to get from John Maine in Game 2

Baseball Today

Mets manager Willie Randolph reacts to losing Game 2 of the NLCS
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa discusses the moves he made in Game 2, like getting So Taguchi out there in the first place
Cardinals third baseman Scott Spiezio on filling in for Scott Rolen and hitting a game-tying triple
Cardinals left fielder So Taguchi talks about his go-ahead homer leading off the 9th
Insider John Franco on the need for a closer to bounce back and the Mets' outlook on 3 games at Busch
Correspondent Brian McRae wraps up Game 2 at Shea and previews the trip to St. Louis

Around the Minors

Peoria Saguaros pitcher Gio Gonzalez on pitching with other prospects in the AFL and making his first start this weeken
Peoria Javelinas outfielder Trevor Crowe on the difference between playing in the AFL and the experiment of playing second base this year for Akron

  Oct 12, 2006
Baseball Brunch

A's manager Ken Macha talks to the media during workout day at Comerica Park
Cubs broadcaster Pat Hughes talks about the disappointing 2006 season, Dusty Baker and Andy MacPhail not returning and his new CD commemorating legendary broadcaster Harry Caray
Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand on the team's reaction to the death of Cory Lidle, its potential effect on the team and the reaction to Joe Torre staying on as manager
Former Cardinals pitcher and current manager of the Bridgeport Bluefish Dave LaPoint remembers his 1982 World Championship team and talks about his success as a manager in the Atlantic League
Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa talks to the media at Shea Stadium prior to Game 1 of the NLCS
National Transportation Safety Board representative Debbie Hersman briefs the media on the plane crash that claimed the lives of Cory Lidle and a flight instructor

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

National reporter Barry Bloom reports from Shea on MLB's reaction to the Lidle tragedy, the rescheduling of games for Friday and the effect the Tigers have had on Detroit
Correspondent Brian McRae on whether the extra day off will have any effect on the NLCS, who needs to step up to help Albert Pujols offensively and the need to neutralize Jose Reyes on the basepaths
Correspondent Casey Stern and insider John Franco talk about Tom Glavine's role as ace of the Mets' staff, the playoff atmosphere at Shea and how the Mets need to contain Pujols
Correspondent Ed Randall recaps the Tigers' Game 2 win over the A's
Insider Art Howe talks about his days managing Cory Lidle in Oakland, how Rich Harden can give the A's a boost and their inability to hold leads in Game 2
Cardinals hitting coach Hal McRae on the team's approach to Tom Glavine and the postseason in general
Cardinals GM Walt Jocketty on the team's ability to overcome injuries to get in the postseason and deal with tough losses down the stretch

Baseball Today

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa breaks down the team's Game 1 loss
Mets manager Willie Randolph comments on Tom Glavine's performance and taking a 1-0 lead in the NLCS
Mets center fielder Carlos Beltran talks about his 2-run homer and why he has excelled in the postseason
Mets pitcher Tom Glavine discusses how he was able to keep the Cardinals hitters scoreless through 7 innings
Correspondent Casey Stern and insider John Franco wrap up Game 1 from Shea Stadium
Correspondent Brian McRae recaps Game 1 from the Cardinals' point of view

  Oct 11, 2006
Baseball Brunch

Mets manager Willie Randolph previews Game 1 at Shea Stadium
Mets pitching coach Rick Peterson addresses the media regarding the death of Cory Lidle, who he coached when he was with the A's
A's manager Ken Macha chats with the media before Game 2 of the ALCS
Tigers manager Jim Leyland talks prior to Game 2
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg takes questions from the media concerning the plane crash that claimed the life of Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle

Stayin' Hot with Seth and Bone

Insider John Franco talks about the tragic death of former teammate Cory Lidle, the postponement of the Cards-Mets game and Cliff Floyd staying on the roster despite an injury
Insider Mark McLemore talks about the Tigers getting ahead on Barry Zito, the Tigers starters going at least six innings because of the solid bullpen and how the Cardinals can get the upper hand in the series
Correspondent Ed Randall talks about the on-field reaction of the death of Cory Lidle, the importance of Game 2 for Oakland and how the injury of Sean Casey could affect the series
Correspondent Brian McRae talks about the reaction to MLB calling the Cards-Mets game so early and how the rainout could possibly help the Cardinals' rotation
MLB Executive VP for baseball operations Jimmie Lee Solomon answers questions about MLBs decision to postpone Game 1 of the Cards-Mets series

Baseball Today

A's skipper Ken Macha answers questions about falling back 2-0 to the Tigers
Tigers manager Jim Leyland talks about the moves he made to help win Game 2
Detroit DH Alexis Gomez and outfielder Craig Monroe address the media following Game 2 in which they contributed 6 RBIs and 4 hits

  Oct 10, 2006
Around the Minors

Phoenix Desert Dogs bench coach Jamie Dismuke on why hes excited to coach in the AFL
AFL announcer Russ Langer gives his list of hot prospects playing this season
Phoenix Desert Dogs pitcher Jordan Tata talks about what he expects to get out of pitching in the AFL

Baseball Brunch

A's reporter Mychael Urban talks about the team finally getting to the ALCS, keeping Barry Zito this season and the pitching depth
A's manager Ken Macha talks to the media prior to ALCS Game 1
Tigers manager Jim Leyland chats with the gathered media before Game 1

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Correspondent Ed Randall talks about the Tigers' decision to start Nate Robertson in Game 1
Playoff insider Art Howe talks about the depth of the As pitching staff, how the As might have the pressure off of them and the chances the Cardinals have against the Mets in the NLCS

Baseball Today

Tigers manager Jim Leyland addresses the media following the Game 1 win and talks about Nate Robertson's start
Tigers pitcher and Game 1 winner Nate Robertson talks about how tough his five shutout innings were against the A's lineup
Tigers third baseman Brandon Inge on his 3-for-3, 2-RBI night and how the team turned things around after finishing the season so poorly
A's manager Ken Macha talks about the missed opportunities in Game 1 and Barry Zito's outing
A's pitcher Barry Zito talks about his struggles on the mound in Game 1
Correspondent Casey Stern and insider John Franco preview Game 1 of the NLCS from Shea Stadium

  Oct 9, 2006
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Yankees reporter Mark Feinsand talks about the Joe Torre rumors, what changes may be made on the roster and Alex Rodriguez's future in New York
Craig Elsten from KOGO radio discusses the Padres' decision not to start Mike Piazza or Jake Peavy in Game 4 and the lack of offense in the series
Playoff insider Denny Hocking on the decision not to start Piazza, what kind of chance the Cardinals have against the Mets and the Torre rumors

  Oct 8, 2006
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Correspondent Brian McRae reports from St. Louis on Scott Rolen not being in the lineup, the key hit by Russell Branyan in Game Three and the Padres' decision to start Woody Williams in Game Four
Insider Mark McLemore talks about Alex Rodriguez's future with the Yankees, how the Tigers pitchers were able to shut them down and the Cardinals' decision to go with Chris Carpenter for Game 4

Baseball Today

Padres manager Bruce Bochy talks about Woody Williams' performance and being eliminated from the playoffs
Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter compares his Game 4 clincher to his Game 1 start
Cardinals second baseman Ronnie Belliard discusses facing Williams and being eliminated
Correspondent Brian McRae wraps up the Cardinals-Padres series and looks ahead to the NLCS

  Oct 7, 2006
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Correspondent Brian McRae talks about the momentum the Cardinals have going into Game 3 with the Padres and how San Diego should pitch to Albert Pujols
Correspondent Ed Randall discusses the importance of pitching performances in October and breaks down the Yankees-Tigers series
Playoff insider Art Howe on Alex Rodriguez's struggles at the plate, the Tigers' strong pitching, and why playing in St. Louis may be in the Padres' favor

Baseball Today

Mets center fielder Carlos Beltran celebrates in the clubhouse following the team's sweep of the Dodgers in their Division Series
Mets second baseman Jose Valentin talks about the way the team has held together
Mets pitcher John Maine celebrates in clubhouse after sweeping the Dodgers

  Oct 6, 2006
Around the Minors

Chicago White Sox Executive Advisor to the GM Roland Hemond on his role in founding the AFL and the league's successes
Akron Aeros manager Tim Bogar recalls playing in the first season of the Arizona Fall League and compares the talent from then to now

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Correspondent Pete McCarthy reports live from Oakland on the significance of Brad Radke's start, the impact of Mark Ellis' injury and the pressure on the A's to close out the series
Fred Claire of the GM Corner discusses Alex Rodriguez' postseason struggles, the Padres' inability to handle Albert Pujols and the Dodgers' chances in the series
Insider Denny Hocking on the Tigers getting back into the series, why Torii Hunter will bounce back and Albert Pujols' impact on the Padres

Baseball Today

Yankees manager Joe Torre talks about his potent lineup getting shut down by Kenny Rogers
Tigers catcher Ivan Rodriguez analyzes Rogers' stellar pitching performance and taking a 2-1 series lead over the Yankees in the ALDS
Tigers manager Jim Leyland talks about Kenny Rogers' impressive start and going up 2-1 in the series
Tigers pitcher Kenny Rogers addresses the media on his performance and how playing in New York toughened him
Tigers OF Curtis Granderson and 1B Sean Casey address the media following Game 3 of the ALDS

  Oct 5, 2006
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Sports Weekly's Paul White discusses the impact of the Tigers-Yankees rainout, the A's going up 2-0 on the Twins and the bizarre events in Game 1 of Dodgers-Mets
Correspondent Brian McRae checks in live from San Diego and talks about the Padres' chances in Game 2 and whether the Cardinals can win without Chris Carpenter starting
Correspondent Ed Randall talks about the confusion with the Game 2 rainout at Yankee Stadium and if the Tigers' losing streak is starting to taking its toll
Insider Mark McLemore talks about the Torii Hunter miscue, the impact of As second baseman Mark Ellis injury and the bizarre play at the plate in the Dodgers-Mets game

Baseball Today

Correspondent Casey Stern and insider John Franco report live from Shea Stadium following the Mets' 4-1 Game 2 win over the Dodgers
Dodgers manager Grady Little addresses the media after Game 2 with the Mets
Mets manager Willie Randolph discusses Tom Glavine's strong outing and how well the bullpen finished the job
Mets pitcher Tom Glavine reflects on his Game 2 outing and postseasons past
Mets catcher Paul Lo Duca addresses the media postgame at Shea Stadium

  Oct 4, 2006
El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas

El Mundo de las Grandes Ligas para el 4 de octubre de 2006

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Correspondent Pete McCarthy reports from Minnesota on Barry Zito's impressive performance and pressure on Twins Game 2 starter Boof Bonser
Dodgers-Mets correspondent Casey Stern talks about the significance of the Orlando Hernandez injury and the pressures the Mets' staff will face
Playoff insider Art Howe takes a look at the A's win over Johan Santana, the Mets dealing with injuries to their starting pitchers and Chris Carpenter's solid performance in Game 1 versus the Padres

Baseball Today

Tigers-Yankees correspondent Ed Randall reports on tonight's rainout at Yankee Stadium and which team might benefit more from the extra rest
Tigers third baseman Brandon Inge talks about the rainout and whether teammate Justin Verlander will come out stronger as a result

  Oct 3, 2006
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Correspondent Pete McCarthy reports from Minnesota on the Zito vs. Santana pitching matchup in Game 1, the As rotation for the series and the crowd noise at the Metrodome
Postseason analyst Denny Hocking talks about the Twins home-field advantage in the Metrodome, the Tigers' failure to hold on to the AL Central lead and the Yankees' defense in the postseason
Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski chats with Ed Randall at Yankee Stadium

Baseball Today

Correspondent Ed Randall reports from Yankee Stadium after the Yanks' Game 1 win over the Tigers
Yankees manager Joe Torre addresses the media after Game 1
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter talks with the media following his 5-for-5 performance in Game 1
Yankees outfielder Bobby Abreu chats with the media following Game 1
Tigers manager Jim Leyland faces the media after his team's Game 1 loss

  Oct 2, 2006
MLB.com Fantasy 411

Vinny Micucci and Cory Schwartz take a look at the upcoming playoff matchups and wrap up the regular season in fantasy baseball

Baseball Today

Hall of Fame third baseman Wade Boggs talks about the Johnnie Walker "Keep Walking 90 Feet at a Time" campaign and shares his thoughts on the current Yankee team and his own postseason memories
Central regional reporter Jim Molony talks about the Twins' surprise division championship, the Cardinals' chances agains the Padres in the NLDS and the rest of the playoff field

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Twins reporter Kelly Thesier talks about Joe Mauer's American League batting title and how the young pitching will hold up in the playoffs
Next Stop, Shea host Casey Stern updates Carlos Beltran's health status and how the Mets rotation will shape up
Correspondent Ed Randall goes over why postseason games at Yankee Stadium are so special and why Jim Leyland is the perfect manager for the Tigers
Craig Elsten of KOGO radio explains why the Padres are favorites in their series with the Cardinals and why the Dodgers have a legitimate chance against the Mets

Under the Lights

Padres Game 1 starter Jake Peavy addresses the media and talks about his experience pitching big games down the stretch
Padres manager Bruce Bochy chats with the media about Jake Peavy starting Game 1 and the rest of his Division Series rotation
Correspondent Brian McRae reports from San Diego on how two struggling lineups will score runs in the Padres-Cardinals series
UTL's own Pete McCarthy reports from Minnesota on how well the pitching matches up the entire series and gives his prediction on how things will play out