The Show Before the Show: Episode 52

Phillies' Thompson joins podcast to talk trades, youth movement

By MiLB.com | March 31, 2016 12:15 PM

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Episode 52:

Three Strikes (2:30)

Jake Thompson interview (28:30)

  • Phillies No. 2 prospect Jake Thompson calls into the podcast from his first Spring Training with Philadelphia to discuss what it was like being traded for a second time, how this group of Phillies prospects has already come together well as part of the organization's rebuild and where he sides on the Wit or Witout debate for the upcoming Lehigh Valley Cheesesteaks promotion.

Ben's Biz Banter (40:58)

  • MiLB.com's Benjamin Hill joins for his weekly podcast segment to wrap up the Minor League offseason. He also talks about how 2017 could be the first season in decades in which a new Minor League ballpark isn't opened. 

Wrapping up

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