Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review The Show Before the Show on iTunes. The podcast is also available via
Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review The Show Before the Show on iTunes. The podcast is also available via the Stitcher app and Google Play. Send your questions and feedback to [email protected]. You can follow hosts Tyler Maun (@TylerMaun) and Sam Dykstra (@SamDykstraMiLB) on Twitter.
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Eloy Jiménez interview (48:22)
- Sam is back from Florida, and Tyler has spent much of the last week in Arizona. The cohosts begin this week's program by presenting their favorite stories from their Spring Training trips.
- MiLB.com's Farm System Rankings series wrapped up this week with the overall rankings. Sam goes into why the top group was so tight and how it all shook out.
- With Minor League Opening Day two weeks away, it's officially Prospect Primer season at MiLB.com. The guys discuss the farm systems covered Wednesday (D-backs, Orioles, Braves) and preview what else readers can look forward to before April 5.
Fernando Tatis Jr. interview (56:49)
- MiLB.com's Josh Jackson caught up with the top White Sox prospect to talk about how quickly he's learned English and how he expects to grow in his first full season in the Chicago system.
Ben's Biz Banter (1:01:00)
- Tyler spent some time with the Padres' top prospect in Arizona and talked with him about what went into his breakout 2017 season and what he took from his jump from Class A straight to Double-A.
Wrapping up (1:20:48)
- After a lengthy absence, MiLB.com's Benjamin Hill returns to talk about the new Copa de la Diversión initiative, his stories on Lexington's historic new broadcaster and reactions to the new extended netting coming to ballparks across the Minors.