The Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft begins next Monday, so Tyler and Sam preview which names might be heard first.
A theme of this year's Draft seems to be potential two-way players. Our co-hosts debate whether some of the Draft's top talents could both pitch and play the field once they reach the Minors.
Tyler and Sam look back on the 2016 Draft to see how some of last year's first-round picks are faring in their first full seasons.
Cal Quantrill interview (31:26)
The Padres' No. 2 prospect joins the show to talk about his unique path to the Draft last year. The Stanford product had to sit out his junior season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, limiting him to bullpen sessions in front of scouts. The right-hander talks about his approach in those bullpen sessions, when he knew it was possibility the Padres would take him at No. 8 and how he was able to sign fairly quickly.
Ben's Biz Banter (48:30)
MiLB.com's Benjamin Hill discusses the GEEKend 4 promotion in Lake Elsinore and his story on the iron man behind Rancho Cucamonga mascot Tremor the Rallysaurus.
A brief discussion with Kelsie Heneghan on misogyny in sports (1:01:27)