I'm joined on today's episode of the podcast by Richard Blosser, host of the Grit and Bear It Podcast and Tampa Bay Rays fan. We discuss the Rays' season, what the future holds for Randy Arozarena and how Richard became a Rays fan. Plus, we talk about his favorite beers from his home state of Pennsylvania.
I also go over some of the offseason news that has happened so far, including Tony La Russa being hired as manager of the Chicago White Sox. And, I bring back the Ballpark Beer Segment, reviewing the Doppel Vienna Lager from Devil's Backbone. Tune in!
The Los Angeles Dodgers are your 2020 World Series champions! Trey Lyle and I break down Game 6 of the World Series, the Rays' decision to pull Blake Snell out of the game early and Justin Turner's positive COVID-19 test on today's episode of the podcast.
Tune in to today's episode of Mornings with Matt to get caught up on the ALCS and NLCS, and see some highlights from last night's games.
Plus, Walker Buehler's pants were trending on Twitter last night. See how he reacted after the game.
Michael Daily of the Grottoes Cardinals and VCU Rams Baseball joins the podcast to discuss his summer in the RCBL and what to expect from the Rams in 2021.
Tune in to today's episode of Foul Ball Area as Trey Lyle and I go through each of the Division Series and break down the teams that are still playing. Plus, we give our predictions for the rest of the Postseason.
Trey also has a surprise trade idea that the Yankees should probably listen to. And, we touch on the possibility of Theo Epstein leaving his post with the Cubs after next season.
Tune in to today's edition of Mornings with Matt to get prepared for the upcoming ALDS and NLDS. I go over each series and outline why it will be exciting and give a bit of background on the teams squaring off in the second round of the MLB Postseason.
Plus, there is a bit of sad news this week as Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson passed away on Friday. We take a look at his fantastic career.
Danny Vietti of CBS Sports joins the show today to preview the 2020 MLB Postseason. We talk about his dream World Series matchup, which teams are built to make a run in the playoffs, and how the 60-game season has affected the teams in the playoff field.
Plus, we take a look at each league's MVP candidates and touch on Alex Gordon's retirement from baseball. With just three days left in the regular season, you don't want to miss this episode!
The final week of the regular season is upon us, and there are lots of playoff positions that are still undecided. Tune in to today's episode as Trey and I go over the NL and AL standings, and look at which teams still have a shot at making it into the playoffs and which teams are done for the season.
Plus, we talk about how the playoffs will shake out once we get there. Will the White Sox magical season continue to the World Series? Are the Padres built to last multiple rounds in the postseason? And what is the dream World Series matchup that we could see this year?
We try to answer all of those questions and more as we welcome Trey back to Richmond for our first in-person recording in over a year!
We've got some big news from this past weekend. Seven of the 16 postseason berths have been clinched, including two on Sunday. The Yankees and Padres each secured their spot in the 2020 MLB Playoffs, with the Padres earning their first postseason bid since 2006.
Plus, I take a look at the teams around the league that are still in the race with just one week to go. One week! Can you believe it?
And, a bit of off-the-field news as the Red Sox and Mets each had issues at their stadiums on Sunday, plus the latest on Justin Verlander's injury. Tune in for all of those updates on today's edition of Mornings with Matt.
Chris Ray, co-founder of Center of the Universe Brewing Co. in Ashland Va., joins me on the podcast this week. We discuss the brewery's relationship with the Richmond Flying Squirrels, Chris's time as an MLB pitcher, the origin of the brewery and much more.
Founded in 2012, Center of the Universe is one of many breweries in the Richmond area, but the only one in Hanover County. COTU brews the Richmond Rally Cap, the official beer of the Richmond Flying Squirrels, the AA affiliate of the San Francisco Giants.
Matt Atkins, Journalism Major and Baseball fan.