The Show Before the Show: Episode 39

Breaking down New Year's goals for National League farm systems

By | December 31, 2015 10:30 AM

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Episode 39:

NL East (1:18)

  • The guys start in the East where the Braves and Phillies will look to see returns on their rebuilds, the Mets will hope to see even more growth from Dominic Smith, the Nationals may see the Major League debut of Lucas Giolito and more.

NL Central (18:48)

  • Tyler and Sam break down how the Cubs could add to their youth movement in 2016, what the Reds would like to see out of new top prospect Jose Peraza, how Orlando Arcia could make the jump to the Majors with the Brewers and more.

NL West (34:04)

  • Our two hosts close out their 2016 preview podcasts in the NL West, where the D-backs will work with a depleted system, the Rockies will hope to develop some pitching that can compete at Coors Field, and the Dodgers will try to avoid overpaying in prospects for any potential big deal they make down the line.

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