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. Send your questions and feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can follow hosts Tyler Maun (@TylerMaun) and Sam Dykstra (@SamDykstraMiLB) on Twitter.
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Three Strikes (2:05)
- The Minor League postseason began this week for all full-season leagues, so Tyler and Sam start with a discussion on their favorite storylines heading into the playoffs at the Triple-A and Double-A levels.
- Strike Two moves down to the lower levels, where the talent isn't necessarily as high but the lure of a ring is just as real. The guys break down what they're watching at Class A Advanced leagues and below.
- With the sun setting on the regular season, Tyler and Sam discuss how they believe the 2016 Minor League season will be remembered.
Dylan Carlson interview (32:00)
- Cardinals No. 21 prospect Dylan Carlson joined the show one day after helping the Gulf Coast League Cardinals capture their first-ever title. The 17-year-old outfielder also talks about getting picked 33rd overall in this year's Draft, his adjustment to the pros and what type of year it's been for Sacramento-area baseball.
Ben's Biz Banter (42:40)
Wrapping up (1:03:55)