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The Show Before the Show: Episode 316

Fresno among Minor League clubs celebrating Fourth sellouts
July 9, 2021

Check out the latest episodes 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 "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

Check out the latest episodes 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 "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play and other podcast-listening apps. Send questions or feedback to [email protected], and follow hosts Tyler Maun (@TylerMaun) and Sam Dykstra (@SamDykstraMiLB) on Twitter.

Intro/Ben's Biz Banter (0:00)

Benjamin Hill opens this week's show by previewing his upcoming road trip and looking back on what was a huge Fourth of July weekend across Minor League Baseball. Ben also shares a story about how the St. Paul Saints deal with an annual issue with mayflies at the ballpark.

Derek Franks interview (14:01)

The Fresno president joins the podcast to describe the Grizzlies’ Reopening Weekend celebrations and the relief that came with massive sellouts around the Fourth of July.

Three Strikes (31:03)

Tyler and Sam preview this year's MLB Draft and All-Star Futures Game, both of which will be held Sunday in Denver. The guys also discuss Vidal Bruján's climb to the Majors and expectations for his arrival with the Rays.

Wrapping up/MiLB.TV Games of the Week (52:31)