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"Inside the Shrine" is a podcast dedicated to all things Baby Cakes! Hear from players, coaches, front office personnel and more for the inside scoop on the Triple-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins!


Inside the Shrine 37: September 14, 2018

We close out the 2018 Baby Cakes season with a recap of some of the team's accomplishments. Guests include broadcaster Tim Grubbs, manager Arnie Beyeler and catcher Austin Nola.


Inside the Shrine 36: September 1, 2018

Baby Cakes reliever and Metairie native Kyle Keller is a guest, along with Memphis Redbirds outfielder and Houma native Justin Williams. Plus, Cookie Rojas sits down with with special guest Kimberly Chopin from the Louisiana Lottery Corporations.


Inside the Shrine 35: August 15, 2018

Tim Grubbs discusses the transactions from the MLB trade deadline. Andrew Rose from Vacations at Sea and Maria Cobb from Carnival Cruise Line also drop by as special guests.


Inside the Shrine 34: August 3, 2018

Cookie Rojas sits down with Vincent Stio and his family to discuss Vincent's passion and admiration for umpires in baseball. Also, University of New Orleans professor Kim Jovanovich goes behind the numbers and explains the science behind baseball.


Inside the Shrine 33: July 20, 2018

Tim Grubbs calls in to discuss the PCL All-Star break and the latest updates from the Baby Cakes. Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Bromley is our guest as he talks about his initiatives to improve the public school system in Jefferson Parish.


Inside the Shrine 32: June 14, 2018

Baby Cakes outfielder Austin Dean sits down with broadcaster Tim Grubbs, and Liz Broekman, director of P.O.W.E.R. at Fidelity Bank, also stops by to discuss the P.O.W.E.R. program initiative.


Inside the Shrine 31: May 30, 2018

As New Orleans celebrates its Tricentennial, we focus on Jefferson Parish and our community partners such as Jefferson Convention & Visitor's Bureau and the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission. We also take fan questions submitted via Twitter!


Inside the Shrine 30: May 15, 2018

Baby Cakes right-hander and Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week, Ben Meyer, talks about his recent success, the team's overall performance, and the family business of pitching at the University of Minnesota. Plus, a look at the upcoming promotional nights.


Inside the Shrine 29: May 2, 2018

Junior League of New Orleans President Alice Glenn stops by to discuss the importance of donating diapers in the community. Grubbs also breaks down the `Cakes roster with a preview of upcoming promotions.


Inside the Shrine 28: April 25, 2018

`Cakes starting pitcher and top Marlins prospect Sandy Alcantara is a guest, and Cookie Rojas and Tim Grubbs discuss the results of the first few weeks of the 2018 season, followed by a preview of the next homestand.


Inside the Shrine 27: April 16, 2018

Cookie Rojas joins in on a radio broadcast with the United Way of Southeast Louisiana's Live United Radio Show where they discuss volunteer efforts in the Crescent City.


Inside the Shrine 26: April 5, 2018

Cookie Rojas and Tim Grubbs discuss the 2018 Baby Cakes roster and what to expect from the team this season, along with a look at the promotions for Opening Weekend 2018.


Inside the Shrine 25: March 23, 2018

Tim Grubbs sits down with Jay Cicero, President/CEO of Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation as well as an interview with `Cakes manager Arnie Beyeler from Marlins' spring training camp in Jupiter, Fla. Closing out the show is a special live segment from Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company with Grubbs and commentator Ron Swoboda.


Inside the Shrine 24: March 15, 2018

'Cakes GM Cookie Rojas and broadcaster Tim Grubbs discuss Marlins and Minor League Spring Training. Emilio Peralta, Advisory Council Member, stops by to discuss his life's work in sports and his road to New Orleans.


Inside the Shrine 23: February 23, 2018

'Cakes GM Cookie Rojas and broadcaster Tim Grubbs discuss the lead-up to Marlins spring training, and an interview with Paul Matthews, Baby Cakes Advisory Council member.


Inside the Shrine 23: February 9, 2018

Marlins Director of Player Development Dick Scott stops by to discuss the bevy of offseason moves and what to expect as spring training camp opens.


Inside the Shrine 22: January 30, 2018

Cookie Rojas sits down with Baby Cakes Advisory Council member Julie Couret, and the 2018 coaching staff is unveiled.


Inside the Shrine 21: December 20, 2017

A look at the MLB Winter Meetings in Orlando, plus a change in Marlins ownership and the latest transactions and their effect on the Baby Cakes' roster.


Inside the Shrine 20: November 2, 2017

Cookie recaps the thrilling World Series with Tim Grubbs, talks merchandise with Maggie Schleismann and checks in on high school football at the Shrine with operations coordinator Alex Knudsen.


Inside the Shrine 19: October 3, 2017

"The Voice of the Baby Cakes" Tim Grubbs breaks down the 2017 season and talks about what's next for the 'Cakes.


Inside the Shrine 18: September 1, 2017

"Beyond Bourbon Street" host Mark Bologna stops by, we take a look into the life of a fighter pilot with former Zephyrs bat boy and clubhouse attendant Danny Aucoin, and meet a pair of aspiring young baseball broadcasters.


Inside the Shrine 17: August 7, 2017

Rachel Whitley discusses the Baby Cakes' community involvement and video coordinator Alex Burritt shares how his behind-the-scenes role helps our players succeed on the field.


Inside the Shrine 16: July 17, 2017

On a jam-packed edition of Inside The Shrine, we check in with the Baby Cakes' 2017 All-Star Tomas Telis, get to know Mardi Gras expert Arthur Hardy, and take the show on the road to interview International League president Randy Mobley and MiLB commissioner Pat O'Conner at the Triple-A All-Star Game in Tacoma, Washington.


Inside the Shrine 15: June 20, 2017

If you build it ... Dwier Brown, who played John Kinsella in "Field of Dreams," is a special Father's Day guest. Also, Baby Cakes infielder Mike Aviles chats about his career, which spans 10 big league seasons with the Royals, Red Sox, Indians, Tigers and Marlins.


Inside the Shrine 14: May 31, 2017

Guests include Baby Cakes outfielder Brandon Barnes talks about playing at Coors Field, his long journey to the majors and deciding against a possible football career. Cookie Rojas visits with local musician Mia Borders.


Inside the Shrine 13: May 11, 2017

Pacific Coast League President Branch Rickey III visits New Orleans, and 'Cakes strength and conditioning coach Quentin Eberhardt talks about the team's training regimen.


Inside the Shrine 13: April 25, 2017

Returning Pacific Coast League All-Star, outfielder Destin Hood, shares his journey to the majors. Iowa Cubs broadcaster Randy Wehofer discusses the I-Cubs and his history with the Chicago Cubs. Acro NOLA's Andrew and Lauren stop by prior to their pre-game performance at the Baby Cakes' Circus Night.


Inside the Shrine 12: April 14, 2017

Comedian Chris Trew recaps his "Stadium Sleepover" experience, and manager Arnie Beyeler breaks down the Baby Cakes' opening homestand.


Inside the Shrine 11: March 30, 2017

The spring training episode originates from Jupiter, Florida with Marlins guests including former All-Star outfielder Juan Pierre, Vice President of Player Development Marc Delpiano and athletic training coordinator Brian Bobier. Plus, Baby Cakes guests including manager Arnie Beyeler, outfielder Destin Hood and catcher Austin Nola.


Inside the Shrine 10: March 14, 2017

Brett Herbert discusses his role as the Baby Cakes' clubhouse director, and broadcaster Tim Grubbs takes a look at what to expect at Marlins spring training and discloses his love for curling.


Inside the Shrine 9: February 21, 2017

Cookie Rojas sits down with legendary coach Ron Maestri to discuss his career in baseball, from coaching the UNO Privateers to helping out in the early days of the Baby Cakes organization.


Inside the Shrine 8: January 31, 2017

Baby Cakes manager Arnie Beyeler, utility player Austin Nola and Marlins assistant player development director Brett West stop by for this special "Hot Stove" edition of Inside the Shrine.


Inside the Shrine 7: January 18, 2017

On this episode, Cookie Rojas interviews Public Relations Director Dave Sachs about his career journey and talks creative inspiration with Multimedia Coordinator Faith Enenbach.


Inside the Shrine 6: December 21, 2016

Baby Cakes General Manager Cookie Rojas hosts this edition of Inside The Shrine with special guests "Bullet" Bob Moullette and Rachel Whitley.


Inside the Shrine 5: September 2, 2016

Outfielder Isaac Galloway and hitting coach Paul Phillips are guests, and multimedia coordinator Faith Enenbach discusses the 2016 season with host David Kahn. Plus, director of group sales Paul Kleinhans-Schulz shares how he got his career started in sports.


Inside the Shrine 4: August 22, 2016

Reliever Drew Steckenrider is the guest on the podcast. David Kahn discusses the team's late-season surge with media relations director Dave Sachs and takes a look at the multimedia department with Faith Enenbach. Plus, go inside life in the clubhouse with Brett Herbert.


Inside the Shrine 3: August 8, 2016

Marlins Minor League Player of the Month for July, first baseman Xavier Scruggs, discusses his recent success. Rachel Whitley and Will Hall give an inside look at the team's community relations and promotions, and intern Oliver Grigg adds his analysis of the 2016 season.


Inside the Shrine 2: July 28, 2016

Infielder Austin Nola and pitcher Dylan Axelrod join host David Kahn on the second episode of "Inside the Shrine." Plus, an update on the season with Tim Grubbs, and a roundtable discussion with interns Paul Hood, Ashley Judlin and Marcus Rojas.


Inside the Shrine 1: July 18, 2016

Outfielder Destin Hood talks All-Star Game, GM Cookie Rojas provides an update on the name change, Tim Grubbs recaps the season's first half and previews the second half.